Truthfully, it all depends on whom you ask.
Blogging might be viewed as difficult by someone who is just starting out.
Whereas, it is a proverbial walk in the park for the blogger who has been blogging for quite a long time.
Whether bloggers choose to accept this fact or not, it is their job to make blogging easier for themselves.
You Will Have To Figure Out A Lot In The Beginning
Now, before you can begin to write anything, you will have to learn the technical aspects; for example, learning your way around your dashboard and figuring out the various features of your blog’s editor.
Now, do not get me started on the Block Editor; there are people who can find their way around it easily and there are those who find it difficult to use.
As a former beta tester of the Block Editor, I can gladly say, “It is much easier to use now.”
When that technological monstrousity was first introduced, it was buggy as hell (Truthfully, that is expected of most technologies when they are in their beta testing stages).
Anyway, you get the idea.
Lots of learning is required in the beginning.
You Might Not Know What The Hell Tags Are
First of all, in order to use tags, you have to be aware of what they are.
To put it as simply as possible, a tag is one or more words that are used to describe what the blog post is about.
If you use no tags at all with your blog post, it is not going to show up in the WordPress Reader (And, that would make it difficult to get your blog post viewed by the members of the WordPress community).
To find out more about using tags on WordPress, I recommend reading, Tags in the Reader by the WordPress.com Support Team.
You Will Have To Fill Your Blog With Content
You might be able to write a blog post once or twice, but after sometime, you might find yourself running out of ideas (In all honesty, I am always filled to the brim with ideas for blog posts, but, unfortunately, there are those who face writer’s block).
The God’s/Goddess’s truth is that in order for your blog to remain active, you will need to fill it with new content on a regular basis (And, that can be challenging for some people).
If you are one of those people who experience writer’s block a lot, my blog post, 10 Ways To Come Up With Topics For Your Blog, will help you to overcome it.
You Will Need To Figure Out What Is The Most Appropriate Posting Schedule For You
You should know by now that not everyone can keep up with posting content on their blog daily.
There are those who will need to post less often (That, of course, is to prevent burnout).
To help you figure out which posting schedule is right for you, you should have a look at, Have You Found Your Publishing Sweet Spot?
The wise approach, of course, is to choose a realistic blogging schedule ― one that is very easy for you to maintain.
You Will Need To Be Good At Time Management
There are people who have stated that they do not have time time to blog; those are the ones who:
- Work at two jobs.
- Are attending college.
- Are busy socializing with their friends.
Now, I do not want to come across as being harsh or uncaring, but the truth is that in order for you to get your quota of blogging done, you will have to make the time for it.
You Will Need To Remain Healthy
What does remaining healthy have to do with blogging?
A lot, my friend.
Blogging can be difficult for you when you are sick with the flu.
Therefore, you will have to do your best to keep your immune system healthy.
Anyone who has a sincere interest in keeping their immune system healthy should read, Six Tips to Enhance Immunity by the folks over at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There is more to blogging than meets the eye.
In addition to writing, you will have to become adept in many of the things that go on behind the scenes; once you familiarize yourself with those things, blogging will become much easier for you.
Thank you for reading!