In blogging primitive days, majority of people only create a blog for fun where they would talk about their cats, dogs or how they were drenched with the rain and feeling cold. However as time goes on, blogging begins to evolve and today in this age, it had become something being done professionally. Not that one can’t still blog for personal purpose today, but people had learnt they can do more with it than that.
For instance; In the case of a skilled individual or business owners, Blogging is like a tool which can be use to promote skills or bring awareness to their products. One of the benefits we’re going to discuss right here on this post, is the advantages of blogging for students.
Advantages and Benefits of Blogging for Students
1. Sharpening Your Writing Skills – As a student, your proficiency in written and spoken communication skills should be good enough to be easily understood by others. Schools indeed do teach that but then practice makes perfection. As regards writing skills, it seems the faster and more interesting way to practice writing is via blogging.
Even though your first post might at first look awful, short and ill-structured just like the first post here on NetSocialBlog but with consistency, you’ll soon get to improve better.
2. Learning more about your Interest – Unlike people’s perspective about Blogging, it is not only about Entertainment, Technology, Lifestyle, News, and Fashion topics only. you could decide to blog about your interest or your course of study which you’re passionate about. By doing so, you’ll get to learn more about your field as blogging sometimes requiring doing some certain research before publication.
This will give you the chance to learn more about your field of interest and also boost your confidence.
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3. Building Relationship With Like-Minded People – Blogging also makes it easier for you to share your thoughts with the world and connect with like-minded people. For instance; If you blog about architecture which is your course of study in school, someone who is an architectural might stumbled upon your blog and if found fascinating would like to connect with you via the social media buttons on your blog.
Meeting like-minded people has many benefits in which one of them are you would be able to find someone to share ideas and opinions with.
4. More Opportunities – Do you know blogging can provide wider opportunities for you as a Student? This is because when you’re blogging, you’re not interacting with not only people from your institution but from around the globe. If you’re lucky, someone could proffer you a scholarship just to appreciate your work or you might even get better opportunities better than that from a firm/company either related to your field of choice or not.
However In order to achieve this, you’ll need to be consistent and diligent in your blog as this will tell a lot about whom you are. Also, you should try to ensure your about me page is okay as it one of the most 3 important pages on a blog.
Bottom Line: After reading the above, i presume you must have see reasons why students should and need to blog. On future posts tagged under blogging, you’ll also get to read about advantages of blogging for other categories of people likewise the disadvantages of blogging.
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