Blogging for more than three years now gave me a quite experience and confidence on how should blogging be treated. More or less, the top myths that needs to be cleared out is the same myths listed in Onibalusi Bamidele‘s .
There are many blogging myths that, if followed, will lead to the death of a new blog. Many new bloggers read and follow these rules religiously because they heard it from someone they respected, but the end result is that they quit out of frustration—the frustration of not getting results from their efforts.
From building a successful blog and observing other successful bloggers, I have realized how dangerous and deceitful these myths can be, so I’ve decided to bust them in this article. Some of these myths will be shocking, and some will spark debate, but they represent what I’ve learned from experience.
The top 10 blogging myth he mentioned are:
Myth #1: Content is king
Myth #2: Marketing is king
Myth #3: SEO is bowing to social media, so neglect SEO and focus on social media
Myth #4: Social media is useless
Myth #5: More traffic = more money
Myth #6: Not responding to comments means you don’t respect your readers
Myth #7: Longer posts bring more traffic
Myth #8: Selling ad space is the best way to monetize a blog
Myth #9: The best way to get traffic is by implementing as many tactics as you can
Myth #10: The key to blogging success is getting backlinks from an A-list blogger.