Career as a Blogger - Overview

Bloggers write, edit, post on their websites, and promote their content on social media and other platforms. Bloggers generate and pitch ideas, compose and edit posts, market posts to readers, and conduct research. Bloggers self-publishes online in the form of writing, photography, and other media.

Here, we’ll look at what the work entails, as well as the skills and qualifications required. We will also look at the salary structure as well as the best courses and certifications to pursue a career as a Blogger.

What are the roles & responsibilities of a Blogger ?

  • Creating, researching, and pitching post ideas
  • Writing, editing, publishing, and promoting content are all part of the job.
  • Using advertising, emails, social media, and other techniques to alert and attract new readers to fresh posts.
  • Advocating for and informing others about one’s own interests, products, or services.
  • Increasing site traffic with the use of SEO.
  • Inviting other bloggers, professionals, or famous guests to contribute to the website’s content.
  • Monitoring replies to posts via the website, social media, or other platforms in order to gain a better understanding of the audience.
  • Keeping up to date on industry trends helps identify potential possibilities to attract new readers or generate stronger, more compelling content.

What are the skills required to become a Blogger ?

Technical Skills

Content Writing
Photo Editing
Social Networking
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Analytics
Market Research

Soft Skills

Patience and Consistency

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After Career Profiles


How to become a Blogger?

Salary of a Blogger

The base salary of a blogger in India is Rs.15,000/- per month.

Salary based upon your experience

0 – 1 years, 2 to 3 lacs per annum
2 – 5 years, 4 to 6 lacs per annum

Freelance bloggers in India can earn up to Rs. 30,000/month ( Income depends on skillset)

Factors that can affect your salary-

Your total experience
Content writing skills you possess
Job location
Type of company
Job responsibilities


How can I start my own blog?
Start by selecting a niche and a name for your blog.
 Choose a blogging platform – such as WordPress, Blogger
. Pick a domain name for your blog.
 Get web hosting for your domain.
 Select a theme and design your blog as you want (no coding required). Now, begin writing and publishing blog content.
 Keep on optimizing the blog content for SEO. Finally, promote your content on social media and other platforms.
What’s the difference between a blog and a website?
A blog is, technically, a website. The difference comes down to the page’s structure, purpose, and construction when you land on it.
I’m not a very tech-savvy person. Can I do this?
Being tech-savvy isn’t a requirement. You can easily create a blog without any coding.
What’s the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?
Wordpress.com is a free blog website but gives you limited access and features. While on Wordpress.org, you can download the WordPress program for free to be used on a self-hosted blog or website.

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