How I Defeated Fears and Started Writing My First Blog Post?

Yeah!!! For the first time in my life, I started writing to the public. I’m happy about that. You’ll understand the feeling when you have overcome the fears and started writing your first blog post.

In my whole life, I was worried about my writing. My grammar is not perfect. My vocabulary is not enough for the readers. I don’t speak perfect English.

think, think and think!

This endless battle against my mind leads me to a very dangerous position. However, I finally won the battle.

How did I do it? I just wanted to tell you my story.

Haters are going to hate. People will laugh at me. Can I control them? How can I do that even if I couldn’t control my damn mind?

I realized that ignoring is the best answer. I no longer worry about what people think. However, I do respect what they have to say because we can learn from them even from the haters.

I put all my initial work under six main points. I don’t know the experts’ opinions on this matter. So, this may or may not work for you.

Even if you tried my methods for your first blog post, no harm would come. At least I can promise you that.

1. Read top to bottom. Not only highlighted points

We all are busy. I know that but, you have to find time for this if you want to overcome the fears.

Most of the readers (including me) read only the highlighted points. Don’t do that again. At least wait until you got the confidence for writing and publishing.

Find a relevant article from a very well known blog/author and read the very first word to last.

It is necessary because you are reading not only to learn the subject. You are reading to understand how experts write. How they express their ideas simple and clean. How are they handling their readers?

So, you should have read the full article to understand all their tips and tricks on writing. Then we can grab their methods for our first blog post.

So, let me suggest a few articles from expert bloggers for you. When you have read these articles, you’ll feel like “I can write like this” or “Why can’t I?”

Just Write Something: How To Get Over The “Newbie” Jitters

How to Write First Blog Post (+ 63 Effective Tips from Experts!)

How to Start a Blog

11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic]

How to Blog: Blogging Tips for Beginners

4 Ways to Diversify Your Blog Content to Engage a Huge Audience

How to Write Great Blog Content

Here are the five fabulous blogs to learn about blogging itself. Read these blogs regularly. One day you’ll become an expert writer like them. These blogs are the only reason I’m writing my first blog post today.






2. Microsoft Word is not enough. Find a better writing app

I have heard that people say, spend money for an advanced word processing app is not necessary as a beginner but, I think different.

Having a better writing app than Microsoft Word (Windows/Mac) or Pages (Mac) will help you to write and organize your reference materials.

Experienced writers may not want any other app. They can even write their article on an annoying notepad but, as beginners, we are very fragile.

Writing should feel like a fun game for us. If not, the mind will give up writing even before you start your first blog post.

So, don’t worry. Please spend a few bucks on a good word processor. It is an investment, and It will be the best decision you have ever taken.

I am writing this my first blog post on Scrivener. I can recommend that to any blogger from beginners to professionals. It is not the cheapest, but it is one of the best.

Most of the professional bloggers are using that according to my research. I don’t know much about most of the paid software out there. Do your research and find a better one.

However, Microsoft Word and Pages are not enough because those provide a very distracting environment to the writer.

Let me mention some software. But, please read reviews, watch a few YouTube video tutorials, and even try free trial versions before making a decision.

Take your time and find the most efficient and suitable interface for you. Time-consuming huh! But, if you are planning for a long-term business, you should have a strong base.

These are few paid word processing apps specially designed for writers.

Scrivener            $34 (Mac/Windows)

Ulysses                $45 (Mac)

Byword               $12 (Mac)

iA Writer            $10 (Mac)

Desk PM             $20 (Mac)

Slugline              $40 (Mac)

3. Build your personal blog. Self-hosted is better

Reading blogs and find a better word processor are critical. So, consider those points before start writing your blog post.

You have to buy a domain name, hosting service and a theme for a self-hosted blog. That means $20-$30 for the 1st year.

There are many beautiful free themes available on the internet. Even if you are not willing to spend this much of money for a start, you should. That is my personal idea.

I decided to spend $30 on my blog from the beginning based on two reasons.

One, when we have to spend some money, we feel the gravity of the blogging, and it will encourage us to write and publish.

Two, we must have complete access to all the functions of our blog and ease of handling. If not, as I said before, you will give up on your blog and ultimately the writing.

Setting up your personal blog is not as hard as it looks. You don’t have to know anything about programming languages or coding.

I did not know and still don’t but, I came up with this simple and clean blog. Isn’t it enough?

I recommend WordPress over Blogger for beginners because, it is easy to handle, learn and make modifications using theme options and widgets.

The Ultimate Guide To Building A Personal Website

Above guide is all you need to set your blog up by yourself. It is a very simple and step by step guide. If you didn’t understand anything on that guide, you can search that on YouTube.

Still not ready to set it up yourself, just hire someone who can do that for you. You can find excellent and cheap freelancer services on below platforms. They will deliver your blog within a few days.




Then you just have to write and publish on your blog. Do not worry about the SEO or Keywords too much at this point. Just write. You can learn everything slowly with the time.

4. Start with what you know best

Don’t even think about the things that you do not know or can’t understand. Start reading and writing about what you are passionate or tell your story.

People are interested in life stories than any other subject in the world. It is not going to be a perfect one but, people will recognize you through your stories.

Confidence for writing grows with what you read and how much you read.

So, start with relevant articles. One bad article can ruin all you built. So, select blog post to read very carefully. I mentioned five well known reputed blogs above.

5. Nothing to lose

As a beginner, we have nothing to lose. Some professionals say, writing a blog post is easier as a beginner because nobody knows who we are and most probably nobody will come across our article ever.

Why are we thinking too much? Are you afraid? To Whom?

If you want to be a professional blogger? Then start right away. Overplanning does not do any good.

6. Lack of new ideas for your first blog post?

Every professional blogger admitted that they were on this exact same point in their lives. New ideas come with the experience. So, without start reading and writing, ideas will not flow.

Here are some great blog posts to find a new idea to write your first blog post.

10 Easy Blog Post Ideas To Fill Your Editorial Calendar

The Ultimate List of Blog Post Ideas

Starting A Blog? Here Are Ideas For Your 1st 5 Blog Posts!

50 Blog Post Ideas That You Can Write About Today

Top 35 Blogging Ideas That Are Guaranteed to Be Popular

I bet you probably start writing on your blog very soon. Do not forget to bookmark my blog and come back. I will post two articles on every week.

If you have tried any of the above tips, or have any other suggestions for new writers including me, feel free to share them with us in the comments section.


About the Author:

I’m fascinated by Social Media Marketing, Freelancing, and Latest Tech. I have worked with global brands and leaders as a Social Media Strategist. In my writing, I want to share my professional experiences.


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