Steps to Follow When Starting a Magazine From Blogging
One of the ways to start a freelance career is by blogging. Since it does not require a lot of investment and practice, many people in the world are using it to start their careers in writing
One can start getting multiple income from different affiliate programs and advertisers by simply choosing a topic that they enjoy and writing about it. it is not only easy to start writing and fun to do, it can also open many doors to other careers.
Some bloggers however s choose to refuse to take up offers from other writers, bloggers or publications. They also prefer not to turn their job in to a full time writer who focuses on a physical book. The bloggers believe that it is their identity, their connection with the audience and their expertise on a subject that makes them money.
There is however a more popular option that most bloggers seem to be embracing and that is creating a magazine. A magazine allows one to talk about anything for instance food, business, sports and so on. a magazine allows a blogger or writer who loves to entertain and interact with an audience take a further step in to their writing.
Coming up with a starting point or subject is the first thing and this can be a topic on movies, web design, gardening etc. You can then diversify your subject by having different categories about the topic you chose to write about.
Knowing the targeted audience.
Some of the factors to look out for when identifying the target audience is age, careers, interests and industry’s needs. In order to know what the audience wants , it is wise that the blogger or writers gets in to the shoes of the audience. the best way to create a magazine from existing blogs from existing articles is to identify the most popular ones form the likes and responses.
In order to have variations in every issue and for uniqueness, one needs a solid design. To ensure that the work does not look amateurish, the blogger can hire a designer or if not able they can use a magazine cover template. One will also need fantastic name for their magazine.
Funding is very important and you will need to pitch a plan to potential investors. It is important that you have done research on your plan and practiced before pitching.
You will need to recruit team of writers, roof readers, accountants, designers, printers etc. for the magazine.
One can use an already existing blog site to promote the magazine or any other social media.