Posted by Emily Hecker
So, you’re sitting in your pajamas blogging about what happened to you today.Maybe, you find it satisfying to share your daily trials and triumphs with the world. Maybe, you like the ego boost that comes with seeing the number of views on your blog increase.
What if there was more good news? What if a publisher saw your blog?
Blogs allow you to consume, and share, a variety of information. In a matter of a few lines, you can deliver your firsthand experiences. Put together by a publisher, these blog posts could transform you from online journalist to published author.
Julie Powell sat down at her computer, in 2002, to start her blog: the Julie & Julia Project. Powell would go on to publish a book and watch her blog be made into a movie. It doesn’t seem too bad to have Amy Adams play you on the big screen.
More people frequent blogs. According to the Pew Research Center, one out of three Internet users read blogs. There is a very good chance that some of those people read your blog.
Lots of publishers are taking a gander at blogs as potential fodder for new books. Mashable found several bloggers who turned their blogs into books. Just think; you could become more than an online author.
Your blog-inspired book could be sitting on a shelf in Barnes and Noble.By sitting in your pajamas and blogging one day, you could offer the world a whole new perspective.
Do you want your blog to focus on hard news or personal perspective? Having a goal in mind for your blog is a good thing.
Next time you blog, think about where you want it to go. How do you intend to use blogs to enrich your life?