There's an old saying "Plan your work, and work your plan." In order to make blogging or social media work you need to have a defined strategy. It doesn't need to be a 21 point plan with circles and arrows and contingency plans and counter attacks. You just need to have set goals and a defined course of action that you feel will achieve those goals.

Then you need to follow through. Another old saying that will help is "By the inch it's cinch, by the mile it's a trial." These ten tips from professional blogger Danny brown will help.

But don't forget your have to follow through. If you don't keep on it you'll loose focus and will fail to attain your goals. It can take as little as ten minutes a day to do professional blogging.

Your 10 Point Checklist to Help You Grow Your Blog

For many bloggers, there are a variety of blogging goals – growing your blog, monetizing your blog, attracting more readers and more.
While the intent of setting goals is always a good one, often it can be easier said than done. Things get in the way, like life, work and more, and even the most intent blogger can soon let their goal slide.
Yet it doesn’t need to be this way. Just like any commitment, it just takes willpower and stamina. The good news for bloggers is that stamina can be replaced by a blog schedule or maintenance calendar.
With that in mind, here are 10 steps you can take to help you grow your blog .

AuthorDean Birinyi