If you’re a blogger and you want to increase your traffic as well as your loyal blog readers, do you have an open mind to learning new things?
In reading comments on a blog post, I noticed that one comment announced that the person was afraid to try new things. She admitted she had finally gotten on Twitter but hadn’t yet gotten on Facebook.
Now this was someone who wanted her material to be read. What was she thinking ignoring a social media site – Facebook – that has over 400 million members?
Having an open mind to trying new things means that you have to be willing to start at square one. You can’t expect to be an expert the day that you first try a new Internet marketing strategy. You have to crawl before you walk and then run.
If fear of the unknown is hobbling your blogging activities, get Carol Dweck’s book “MINDSET: The New Psychology of Success.” She explains why having an open mind to failure actually leads to success.
After all, if you are consistently blogging, you do want people to read what you’ve written. Thus you should be willing to continually learn new strategies that can legitimately attract people to your blog.
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Phyllis Zimbler Miller has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and is the co-founder of the social media marketing company Miller Mosaic Power Marketing. Get her FREE report “How to Monetize Your Site/Blog Without Ads” at http://www.millermosaicllc.com/monetize-your-site