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Is Starting a Blog About Financial Trading a Good Idea?

Companies / SME Aug 01, 2018 - 03:36 PM GMT

By: Boris_Dzhingarov

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If you have a good knowledge of the financial markets and are a keen trader, it may seem like a good idea to start your own blog that offers trading advice for beginners or offers news and tips to other traders. There are a lot of blogs like this, however having a new one with your own take on the market can be a very rewarding thing to do. Here we look at why you may want to start your own blog and what the benefits of doing so are, and also how to do it.


Benefits to Having Your Own Trading Blog

There are several benefits to having your own trading blog. The first is that it can be a way that you can make extra money by monetizing the blog so that you make money from advertisers or from guest posts. There are various ways that you can make money with a blog using advertising, including affiliate marketing for things like trading platforms, as well as conventional banner advertising and back links in articles.
This is not the only way that you can gain benefits from a blog however; you may also be able to connect with other useful people within the trading sector and find more experienced people that will give you advice for your own trading. You can also use your blog as a way of appearing as an authority on the subject of trading which can help in your career.

How Easy Is It to Start a Blog?

Creating a blog can be a lot easier than you might think. You do not really need any particular skills in terms of web design as you can use simple systems such as WordPress to make your own website without knowing about web technologies or HTML. Creating the website is the simple part, and the important part is making sure that the content that you are posting is interesting and relevant to the readers that you want.  Good content is what will make your website a success.

What About Getting Readers?

Once you have created a website, you will naturally want people to come and read it. It can be difficult at first to get people to find the content that you are putting out on the web. There are several things you will need to know if you want to make your site one that gains traffic from the trading community. Firstly, you will need to know the concepts around search engine optimization and keyword usage. These are all things you can find out about on the internet, and while you may not need to gain expert knowledge in order to make your blog gain viewers, it is very important to at least understand how it works. Secondly, you will probably want to do some kind of social media marketing and making things like a Twitter account for your blog.

If you do these things, you should be able to at least gain some initial traction, and over time your blog should benefit from things like shares from readers if your content is good.

By Boris Dzhingarov

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Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.


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