Are you the Aamir Khan of Blogging?
Aamir Khan is one of India’s most gifted actors. His on-screen performances enthrall you whether you are a fan, or not (I am not) Aamir Khan is fondly referred to as the Tom Hanks of Bollywood.
He is choosy about the films he does and takes his time to work on each film. The result being that each of his onscreen characters is crafted meticulously. His dedication is inspirational.
So what can you learn from Aamir Khan that you could apply to blogging, is the thought in your mind right now, I am sure. Read on to find out what I mean.
Aamir Khan does 1 film a year and does it brilliantly: If applied to Blogging it would be impossible to say or even think that you should write just 1 blogpost a year BUT do you have 1 blogpost a month or perhaps 1 blogpost every 3 months which could be called your ‘Hero’ post? The hero post which is penned down after choosing a subject carefully and then written well. A subject, genre or post your readers remember you by or associate you with.
Aamir Khan conducts diligent research for his roles: In the same way, do you research well for your hero post, or for that matter any post you put up on the blog? Is it your genre, is it what your readers enjoy and more importantly is it something you enjoy writing or maybe even is it something that challenges you? Do you put thought into writing a post or write just for the sake of having a post up on the blog?
Aamir Khan leaves no stone unturned: Writing a great post is the first part. Like Aamir Khan, do you leave no stone unturned to enhance it and sharing it right? Do you proof read your post, do you use spell check to exonerate typos? Do you use the proper formatting and pictures/creatives to make it visually appealing? Do you publicise it right? Do the share buttons on the post work right? Does your comment box allow people to comment easily?
Aamir Khan Experiments with his look and genre: Do you do that too? Experiment with your topic genre. Do you attempt to step out of your comfort zone and try writing a post differently or do you prefer writing from your comfort zone?
Aamir Khan keeps his thoughts, look and role under wraps: Till it is time to reveal them, to an eagerly awaiting world. Like Aamir, do you keep your cards close to your chest or does anyone who is ready to listen know of your thoughts and ideas so that someone else pipes you to the post by using them before you do?
Aamir Khan stands out head and shoulders above other actors due to his versatility, talent and hard work. So, are you the Aamir Khan of Blogging or are at least attempting to be? Think about it.