Infographic: Avoidable mistakes that too many bloggers make

Whether you’re new to blogging or a veteran content producer, this infographic offers helpful reminders about pitfalls that online writers should sidestep.

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To a newbie, managing a blog may sound easy. You just write about whatever you want whenever you want, right?

As veteran bloggers know, that’s so very wrong.

Managing a blog is hard work, and even seasoned bloggers can fall victim to some deadly mistakes. An infographic from Start Blogging Online lists eight horrible blunders that new bloggers make, but every blogger should keep an eye out for them.

Here are a few:

1. Setting an unrealistic publishing schedule: When you first start blogging, you’re full of ideas. Publishing a new post every day seems easy. Though you’ll easily churn out posts for the first week or two, you’ll quickly use up your ideas or get busy with other projects. Space out your posts, and set realistic expectations so you can continue to publish consistently.

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