Inspirational Quotes For Aspiring Bloggers

Inspirational Quotes For Aspiring Bloggers

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. Wayne Gretsky

  1. I used to save all my rejection slips because I told myself, one day I’m going to autograph these and auction them. And then I lost the box. James Lee Burke

  2. You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills. Jim Rohn

  3. Value the quality of your articles over the number of articles you write. I know a lot of bloggers focus on writing as many articles as possible, but I’ve realized over the years that you cannot sacrifice quality if you wish to build a loyal following on your blog. Jeet Banerjee

  4. Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in business at all times. John Gerzema

  5. I believe the term blog” means more than an online journal. I believe a blog is a conversation. People go to blogs to read AND write, not just consume. Michael Arrington

  6. Sometimes the ideas just come to me. Other times I have to sweat and almost bleed to make ideas come. It’s a mysterious process, but I hope I never find out exactly how it works. I like a mystery, as you may have noticed. J.K. Rowling

  7. Style means the right word. The rest matters little. Jules Renard

  8. I’m very lucky in that I don’t understand the world yet. If I understood the world, it would be harder for me to write these books. Mo Willems

  9. Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences. Sylvia Plath

  10. If you’re just starting out, and you don’t have a ton of traffic yet (and you’re building up your domain authority), really hone in on your niche. Think about that audience revenue potential. Adam Enfroy

  11. The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone’s neurosis. William Styron

  12. Don’t try to plan everything out to the very last detail. I’m a big believer in just getting it out there: create a minimal viable product or website, launch it, and get feedback. Neil Patel

  13. Content is king, but distribution is queen and she wears the pants. Jonathan Perelman

  14. Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect! Owens Lee Pomeroy

  15. Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up. Jane Yolen

  16. A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit. Richard Bach

  17. Blogs are whatever we make them. Defining ‘Blog’ is a fool’s errand. Michael Conniff

  18. You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence. Octavia E. Butler

  19. Think in small, incremental steps that build momentum. If you start now, in two or three years from now, you might be in a really great place. Steli Efti, Close

  20. Be passionate about your subject and treat your blog like a business. If you choose a subject you love, you’re much more likely to not give up when times get tough. Go into it with an entrepreneurial mindset. Have a plan, understand your goals, know your audience, and build a product that fits the market and that people will love! Anthony Gaenzle

  21. The value of an idea lies in the using of it. Thomas Edison

  22. Many people hear voices when no one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing. Margaret Chittenden

  23. You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. Ray Bradbury

  24. There are no lines in the sand in the blogosphere except for those who draw those lines in an effort to get attention. David Risley

  25. Don’t take anyone’s writing advice too seriously. Lev Grossman

  26. Every English poet should master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them. Robert Graves

  27. The Six Golden Rules of Writing: Read, read, read, and write, write, write. Ernest Gaines

  28. If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design. Dr. Ralf Speth

  29. A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. Jeff Bezos

  30. Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers. Seth Godin

  31. No plan survives contact with the battlefield. You have this grand vision—maybe you’ve even worked on it for a long time, and then you put it out, and it’s probably going to change. Chris Guillebeau

  32. Blogging is like work, but without coworkers thwarting you at every turn. Scot Adams

  33. Be careful with your words. Once they’re said, they can only be forgiven not forgotten.

  34. A word after a word after a word is power. Margaret Atwood

  35. Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it. Erin Bury

  36. Running a blog has its highs, lows and plateaus, and you just have to continue pumping out genuine good content. Matt Nelson

  37. Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours per week. Lori Greiner

  38. The main rule of writing is that if you do it with enough assurance and confidence, you’re allowed to do whatever you like. (That may be a rule for life as well as for writing. But it’s definitely true for writing.) So write your story as it needs to be written. Write it ­honestly, and tell it as best you can. I’m not sure that there are any other rules. Not ones that matter. Neil Gaiman

  39. I would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them without a thought about publication and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside. Anne Tyler

  40. You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. Wayne Gretsky