5 Benefits of Participating in a Blog Challenge

This is a guest post by Micheal Ooi.

Have you ever wonder sometimes, when you saw a blog challenge organized by some random fellow blogger and you often wonder whether you should participate or not? and is there any benefit for me to participate in this blog challenge?Blog Challenge

Now let me personally explain to you the top 5 benefits of participating in a blog challenge.

Help you to Improve your writing skills.

Generally, the more you write the faster you improve your writing skills. There is an old saying goes by, practice make perfect. Now this is exactly true and I can personally tell you from my experience that, I first started writing my blog post, it basically take me about 8 hours to write a post and now it just take me maybe about 1-2 hours to write one.

Help you build your personal brand.

As you can see, each time you participate in a blog challenge, you get notice by other bloggers too. Your personal brand is exposure to others and long before you know it, you are on your way to become an expert in your particular niche.

Help you receive more traffic to your blog.

I personally believe this is the fastest way and more interactive way to build your traffic, most host blogger for this challenge will likely link back to your post and in return you might get new traffic source from their community. As far as I know, visitor who visited your blog get recommended by other blogger generally spend twice longer time in reading your blog than visited through search engine.

Read Also: How to get free traffic?

Fresh, keyword targeted content for your blog

As you can see, the blog topic is mostly researched by blog challenge organizer and all you need is to fill up the content within the topic given and then you are done, an extra blog post with a targeted niche keyword.

Receive encouragement from your commentators.

This is extremely important, when I first started blogging, I was very excited and keep pumping content day after day, but as time goes on, I become less motivated as I don’t have any encouragement from anyone to keep me motivated and soon before you knew, your blog is dead already. In order not to repeat the mistake myself, I tend to join other blog community whether by blog commenting or posting content on other blogs just to keep me motivated and once in the while, getting an encouragement from others can be very rewarding too.

Frankly speaking, I can only inspired you so much: The next step, is all up to you. Whether to choose to take action or to continue to read as usual.

If you decided to choose the 1st choice by taking action, then I would like to congratulate you for choosing the correct choice.

Author Bio:

Micheal Ooi is a blogger in Michealooi.com, he blog about his online passive income journey. He also consult and provide service to various business owner on how to generate more sales by using less marketing budget. By the way, I am having a Blog Challenge: Question and Answer in my blog now. I would like to welcome you to participate in this blog challenge now.

Cheers!


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Micheal Ooi is a blogger in MichealOoi.com and owner of a Digital Media company that own various web property. He consult and provide digital marketing service to small business such as Social Media, SEO etc.

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  1. What is a blog challenge ???
    I don’t know anything about it. Can you plz explain it to me ???

    • Hi Khan,

      By any chance is shahrukh khan related to you? Anyway here is your reply:

      What is a Blog Challenge: Beginner Question and Answer?
      This blog challenge: Question and Answer is an invitation to everyone who would like to participate. The purpose of this challenge is to respond 4 basic questions that everyone especially the newbie who have just started blogging would like to hear.

      I believe this will give some useful advice to new bloggers as well as existing bloggers too, while also exposing some misconceptions about being a blogger.

      Go to my website and have a look i am having blog challenge right now.

  2. Hey Micheal,

    One thing I would like to add in the article above is, it helps to build confidence or we can say it helps us to be more confident online. I am going through contests from last few months. And I have got so many things to learn.

    • Hey Abhi balani,

      Great suggestion. I use that suggestion on my next guest post.
      Yeah, I totally agreed on you that we have many things to learn, infact as a blogger, I find it I constantly learning and relearing what I had been learning for the past 5yrs.

  3. Awesome guest post :) took time to read iit

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