There’s a reason it seems like everyone you know has taken up blogging. It’s an effective way to communicate something you care about, it’s a fun way to build community and connect with people who share your perspectives or interests, and it can be an effective business move, whether you use it as content marketing to draw attention to a product or service or collect advertising funds off of the blog itself.
But, while blogging is free and accessible to anyone, there’s a lot to learn. The good news is, whether you blog as a hobby, a supplement to moneymaking activities, or a commercial venture in and of itself, all the skills you learn are not only transferable to other marketplaces and ventures but are also in high demand. Here are five transferable skills that every blogger eventually learns: [Read more…]