October 22, 2021 | Sean Foo
Blogging has proven to be one of the most powerful marketing tools and many businesses use it to drive brand awareness and bring in quality leads.
However, growing your readership is a challenge that constantly evolves and requires you to be at the top of your game.
Strategy and consistency are the bread and butter of a successful blog. It can be a gruelling process, especially if one is building it from scratch.
Today we round up 53 blogging quotes to give you ideas and much-needed inspiration on how to grow a successful blog that adds value to your readers and business!
1. “All content is not created equal. Some content will go viral, generating tons of hot traffic to your blog, while other content will be lost in the archives. If you want more of the first kind, you’ve got to put your readers first.” – Neil Patel, Creator of UberSuggest
2. “Any idea is only as valuable as its ability to solve a problem.” – Sally Hogshead, National Speakers Association Hall of Fame Speaker
3. “Don’t focus on having a great blog. Focus on producing a blog that’s great for your readers.” – Brian Clark, CEO of CopyBlogger
4. “When we create something, we think – ‘will our customers thank us for this?’’” – Ann Handley, Author of Everyone Writes
5. “Content is anything that adds value to the reader’s life” – Avinash Kaushik, Indian Entrepreneur, Author and Public Speaker
6. “It’s not about trying to crank everything you can into the article. It’s about delivering value and persuading people you can solve their problem in as few words as possible.” – Tim Soulo, CMO of Ahrefs
7. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize Physicist
8. “Here’s the only thing you’re selling, no matter what business you’re in and what you ship: you’re selling your prospects a better version of themselves.” – Joanna Wiebe, Creator of Copyhackers
9. “When you can learn the language of your audience, you can more easily make a connection with them, and ultimately they begin to trust you more” – Pat Flynn, Founder of Smart Passive Income.
10. “Where the Internet is about availability of information, blogging is about making information creation available to anyone.” – George Siemens, Author of Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age
11. “The casual conversational tone of a blog is what makes it particularly dangerous.” – Daniel B. Beaulieu, Blogger
12. “Your blog is your best networking tool.” – Andy Crestodina, Cofounder of Orbit Media Studios
13. “People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.” – Seth Godin, American Author.
14. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” – Andrew Davis, American film director, producer, writer, and cinematographer
15. “The job isn’t to catch up to the status quo; the job is to invent the status quo.” – Seth Godin, American Author
16. “Quit or be exceptional. Average is for losers.” – Seth Godin, American Author.
17. “The currency of blogging is authenticity and trust.” – Jason Calacanis, American Internet Entrepreneur, Author and Podcaster
18. “There’s a lot of information out there for free, so you’ve got to figure out what makes your information different.” – Matt Wolfe, American Blogger
19. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville, Author of Moby-Dick
20. “Originality is really important.” – Jim Carrey, Canadian-American Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer
21. “Social is not a place for a hard sell.” – It’s a place to build trust and credibility – Julio Viskovich, Social Selling Coach
22. “Make it inviting to look at. Make it memorable to read.” – Leo Burnett, Founder of Leo Burnett Inc.
23. “If your business isn’t on the Internet, then your business will be out of business.” – Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft Corporation
24. “Making money from blogging requires you to only do 2 things: maximise a lot of traffic, then maximise income from that traffic.” – John Chow, Blogger
25. “It’s not the best content that wins. It’s the best-promoted content.” – Andy Crestodina, Co-founder of Orbit Media
26. “Content isn’t king. It’s the Kingdom.” – Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Marketing
27. “Not only are bloggers suckers for the remarkable, so are the people who read blogs” – Seth Godin, American Author
28. “There are tons of different factors that go into ranking well, but the biggest is high-quality content.” – David Sinick, Digital Marketing Industry Veteran
29. “You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you’re asking for money!” – Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerX
30. “If you want your blog to be a business one day, treat it as one today.” – Darren Rowse, Founder of Problogger.com
31. Blogging is a highly effective way of growing a business or personal brand. – Annaliese Henwood, Writer of MKTG Innovator blog
32. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” – Benjamin Franklin
33. “If you want to continually grow your blog, you need to learn to blog on a consistent basis.” – Neil Patel, Creator of UberSuggest
34. “Create content that teaches. You can’t give up. You need to be consistently awesome.” – Neil Patel, Creator of UberSuggest
35. “Read intensely. It’ll help you create better copy. The more information that you feed your mind, the more energized and enthusiastic you’ll be when it’s time to write. – Neil Patel, Creator of UberSuggest
36. “Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts.” – Larry L. King, American Television and Radio Host
37. “I’ve long advised that bloggers seeking to make money from blogging spread their interests across multiple revenue streams so as not to put all their eggs in one basket.” – Darren Rowse, Founder of Problogger.com
38. “The key to success in blogging (and in many areas of life) is small but regular and consistent actions over a long period of time.” – Darren Rowse, Founder of Problogger.com
39. “Good content strives to explain, to make things a little bit clearer, to make sense of our world.” – Ann Handley, Author of Everyone Writes
40. “You have to care a lot — about language, about your readers, and about what you write about.” – Sonia Simone, Chief Content Officer of CopyBlogger
41. “Tell a story. Make it true. Make it compelling. And make it relevant.” – Rand Fiskin, CEO of Moz
42. “Simple and straight to the point is always the best way to get your point across.” – Guy Kawasaki, Silicon Valley venture capitalist
43. “Blogging is a conversation, not a code.” – Mike Butcher, UK-based Journalist
44. “When creating content, be the best on the Internet.” – Andy Crestodina, Cofounder of Orbit Media Studios
45. “There’s not a single winner on the earth that took it easy.” – Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerX
46. “There are no magic wands, no hidden tricks, and no secret handshakes that can bring you immediate success, but with time, energy and determination you can get there.” – Darren Rowse, Founder of Problogger.com
47. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from non-successful ones is pure perseverance… Unless you have a lot. of passion about this, you’re not going to survive.” – Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple Inc.
48. “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” – Jack Ma, Co-founder of Alibaba Group
49. “Success is normally found in a pile of mistakes.” – Tim Fargo, Author of Alphabet Success and Claimants and Lies and Videotape
50. “Execution really shapes whether your company takes off or not.” – Peter Cashmore, Founder of Mashable
51. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill, British Statesman
52. “Learning how to keep going when there is no light at the end of the tunnel is going to be the best skill you ever had.” – Derek Halpern, American Entrepreneur, Founder of Social Triggers
53. “I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, American Inventor
Blogging isn’t easy and the journey isn’t always smooth.
However, with perseverance and a good content strategy, you’ll be able to defy the odds and build a readership that truly connects with you and your brand!
What are the toughest challenges you encounter while blogging? Let us know in the comments below!
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