Blogging has many benefits, from making you become a better writer to it becoming a great source of income. Here you’ll find over twenty benefits of blogging.

Before I start letting you know about what I found to be the most important benefits of blogging, I want to give you a short introduction about what blogging is and a short story of mine. What is blogging? Why is it so important?

In the beginning, blogging was actually a personal weblog, in which a person would write about their day or simply write about a story. Hence, the term “weblog” was converted into a “blog”.

Just like most new creations on the Internet, many enterprises saw that having a blog is a great marketing potential, and that’s how blogging took off. The reason it is so important is that a blog can both be used for marketing and also for a home business.

The Most Important Benefits of Blogging

To be honest with you, I’ve never been much of a writer or a reader for that matter. Even though I liked writing and reading in English, I never thought about actually writing for a group of people and creating a blog.

While writing, I have realized that blogging has many benefits that are not as obvious for an outsider. This is what I have discovered to be the most important benefits of blogging that you may find interesting and maybe enlightening.

1. Become a Better Writer

I’ve noticed that writing day by day, articles after articles my writing skills started to improve and words came to me faster then they used to in the beginning.
Therefore, I came to the conclusion that the more you blog or write, the better writer you become.

2. Learn

In order to write an article, you have to read about the topic you are interested in writing about. Hence, this will give you a great opportunity to learn a lot about many topics.

3. Express Your Thoughts and Ideas

This is probably the best way to express yourself and let others know about your thoughts and ideas. A blog can contain words, images, and sounds.

Therefore, whether your blog is intended for, a formal business affair or just a personal “How I lost weight in 14 days” diary, blogging is an excellent form of self-expression.

4. Exposure

Writing articles will give you the opportunity of being discovered online by many people. Moreover, if you are interested to expose yourself and become a visible expert then blogging and social media is the best way to do that.

In addition, Google search is now the option everyone uses when they’re trying to find people and information about a certain matter or subject.

5. A Better Job

Nowadays, most employers prefer to hire people with good online influence and I believe blogging is the best way to achieve that. Not to mention there are many ways you can actually get a job just by blogging.

6. Increase Your Creativity

Improving your creativity through passion is the best way to go. You will notice that your brain will start thinking more creatively as you advance from conscious skills to unconscious and automatic activity, that frees up the thinking for out of the box thinking.

7. Improve Your Memory

Putting your brain to work through writing and learning will provide the needed exercise for the neurons. Furthermore, keeping the body fit requires physical exercise. Hence, the same goes for the mind! It needs to be stimulated and active as well to achieve mind fit.

You will be astonished by what you will remember from reading about the topics and writing or simply doing blogging activities.

8. Become an Expert

Publishing online through blogging will actually give you the possibility of transforming yourself from an amateur to an expert.

Therefore, if you keep doing this with a lot of passion, purpose, and concentration, you will become an expert on your chosen topic. You just need to prevail!

9. Become an Excellent Researcher

Through blogging, you need to do a lot of research. Hence, the more you write and do your research, the better you will become at finding the best ways to obtain information and resources for your blog.

You will identify worldwide bloggers, resources and experts that will provide the insights and information you need to provide ongoing value to your readers.

10. Gain Influence

If you wish to gain influence and become an important person, blogging is one of the best, easiest ways to do so.

A successful blogger can acquire a wide audience of people who follows, like, trust and respects him/her.