“What will I blog about?” is a question we ask ourselves when we think about setting up a blog.

Some of us have a topic picked out, whereas others know they want a blog but have no topic in mind.

Today’s Lesson

Like magazines, some blogs contain a variety of information about a broad subject.

Other blogs are very succinct and only include articles about one specific topic.

When setting us a blog, some experts say a blog should be topic specific and named appropriately by including the “topic” in the name of the blog.

That sounds all well and good, however if the name of our blog is overly descriptive, we could limit ourselves with regard to what we feel we can blog about.

So, what’s a blogger to do?

  1. Use one blog, regardless of the name and share whatever we want?
  2. Set up a new blog for each topic we want to discuss?
  3. Create a blog with a name that could encompass any topic?

What do you think?

Today’s Assignment

Should a blogger post whatever they want on one blog, create a new blog to encompass new topics, or chose a name for their blog which allows them to be more versatile?

Care to share?

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  1. Chase MarchNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    I struggle with this one. My blog is a hodgepodge and I like it that way. It’s like a newspaper. I don’t expect everyone to read every section. Readers can pick and choose what they like.

    I’ve thought about making it more specific to what I do but I’d really need 6 blogs to do that. I’m not sure it’s worth the effort to run half a dozen niche blogs or just one cosmopolitan.

    That being said, I think I might have more readers if I dedicated one blog to just teaching. Maybe I should.

    I don’t know.

    Still struggling with this issue

    • Gail GardnerNo Gravatar says:

      Speaking from experience I am going to STRONGLY recommend that bloggers focus on one blog. Either use it to write about whatever is important to you OR write what is not pertinent to that blog as a guest blogger or in a group blog.

      If you dilute your efforts and try to manage more than one blog, most of the time you will just feel frustrated at your inability to stay on top of each of them. I really believe you’re better off having one well-organized blog and offering multiple separate feeds than having to maintain multiple sites alone.

      In fact, it would make a lot of sense for most bloggers to be part of group blogs instead of each person having to maintain their own. You can publish great content more often and have more than one person to promote it.
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    • SahilNo Gravatar says:

      Me too believe in blogging like newspaper, but have never done it honestly. but will try it someday for sure, for now i would just want to share from my past 4 years of experience i did use only one blog for single topic, and just kept on posting. it took time, but with time passed by blogs started showing really good traffic. So for me till now one blog one topic worked perfectly but just as an experiment you can say will try multiple topics as well on my next blog. and Barbara lol seriously good word. like a newspaper :)
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  2. For beginning bloggers, I think its better to focus on one blog first before venturing out and adding new ones.
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    • meriniNo Gravatar says:

      Having specific blogs for specific topics is good because it makes the blog an authority on the topic. We should not also disregard the fact that you can also run a blog on all kinds of topics successfully, if the blogger is a workaholic. Thanks for sharing this tip and I really like the way you made it open.
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  3. Hi Barbara,
    The one blog I have is all I need. I like having what I think is a unique idea for a blog. I look forward to compiling a nightly diary entry.

  4. It’s hard to maintain multiple blogs but the blogger can post whatever hes desire specially if it’s a personal blog. Audience is looking for information so I expect every post is with value. Categories is one of the options to look forward when wanting to write different things in just one place.
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  5. JoyNo Gravatar says:

    This is interesting…I am excited to read the comments as they come in :)

    I prefer one blog, and I have set up mine to have room for expansion and a variety of topics and interests as they rise. However, this is my third site overall, because the previous two were so specific, there wasn’t room for growth.

  6. Personally I like having 1 blog that is focused primarily on one topic but delves into some other related topics regularly too. I find that gives me plenty of freedom and still keeps things fairly focused. Plus it keeps it interesting for the readers. I don’t think I have the energy to properly manage & market multiple blogs anyway.
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  7. In my personal Opinion – Depend on the market you are trying to reach and rate for. It’s hard to rate for a Make-up website and a DIY Tool website as one in Google. The same applies to your blog – It’s not always a good idea to offer two broad Topics on a single blog – Due to the indexing problems. And then the user experience comes into play – someone who is looking for tools wont necessary follow to a website than even features cosmetics and can spoil the user experience.
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  8. susanNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,
    I’m a person that prefers sort of one topic, or field, to read about and tend to do that with my own blog – as do you! Let me learn something from someone! I love that kind of sharing. No need for personal ramblings and the like. There is Facebook for that stuff. :)
    Hugs
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  9. The name of my blog, Soul Dipper, gives me a range as broad and deep as the Universe – on issues of the soul. At this point, one blog is more than enough for me.

    The snag is that readers like a peek into my life as well so I try to keep a good balance with soul ever present.

    On the subject of blog names…in this time of information over-dose, time dictates that I look to the title of a blog to see if it invites a visit. I like finding evidence of the title’s promise in the post. Sometimes I dig a bit deeper, but I’m being less and less inclined to take that time.

    So the lesson for me? Let my name keep me on track. If I find myself constantly wandering or veering off, it will be time to consider another blog with another name.
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  10. Unless you’re talking about a wide array of topics, one blog should be enough. It is for me anyway

  11. Hi Barbara,

    This is a tricky one. I think blogs should be specific (unless it’s a personal blog, but then again that’s specific to an individual’s personal life) but overly so. Leave the topic general enough that you can write about sub-genres of the topic. For example, in my blog I write about news and law but there are many types of laws that it never gets repetitive and boring.

    I think that if a blogger wants to branch off to other topics, then a new blog can be created (if, and only if, the individual will be able to keep up and update two blogs). Never neglect one blog if it already has a strong readership to start a new one. If you can, juggle two or more blogs.

  12. Hi Barbara.

    I’m not swayed by the names of blogs, meaning that I don’t expect anything specific from a blog when I arrive, especially if it’s for the first time. I will check out the About Page or am first enticed by the title of their most recent post.

    If it’s a personal blog, I believe in taking the liberty of posting whatever you want to post. If it’s a business blog it would make sense that the topics be more focused. However, blogging is so fluid, as are the times we live in. So even with a blog with a more narrow focus, the writer can be creative and put a good spin on what they’re writing about.

    I think one blog is enough, unless you have paired up with someone or have hired folk to write for you. I’ve left my first blog up after starting Shades of Crimson over 3 years ago, but have not posted to it since then.

  13. Barbara,

    I think this question is going to depend on the blogger and what they are striving towards. Someone blogging for personal gratification, or to an audience that wants a full-blown, wide variety persona, bouncing around will work.

    For others, who dream of monetizing the blog or selling it, having show up well in search engines, etc., then the more focused approach is more productive.
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  14. Will SmithNo Gravatar says:

    Everyone have there own choice. Users picked the topic that they love to read. We just have to post each and everything in our blog. Because we don’t know exactly what they want and what is in there mind. We have to keep our blog very familiar for our users. So that they can easily grab the things that we have post for our readers. If they like our way of post than they will surely recommend our blog to there friends.
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  15. JessicaNo Gravatar says:

    Simply i will say we should concentrate on quality not quantity because if a person can’t concentrate on more then one blogs he should leave it and just concentrate on one because in this way he can get good traffic and increase his visibility in search engines.

  16. Mili PonceNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    Personally I would advise taking the approach of making your title resonably specific to your specialist area but not too specific so you can only post about one topic.

    For example if you are in the business of social media such as myself instead of calling your blogs facebook tips or twitter tactics even if this is all you plan on posting about to start with, call it something like social media tips/tactics then this leaves you free to post about anything relating to social media at a later date as it is still relevant to your title and this can be anything from talking about a specific social network to talking about social media sites as a whole and you can even branch out and talk about traffic generation from social media sites as it is still relevant even thought you are not talking about a specific site.
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  17. If a blogger is writing for fun and for personal reasons (such is the case with personal blogs), then the person should be allowed to post whatever he or she wants. It needs not be specific if they are writing for personal gratification.

    However, if the blog is geared more for the readers and a specific type of audience, then it would be wise to post on certain topics. If they want to post on something that does not relate to their blog, then they should make a second blog.

    One blog is good because it would be easy to upkeep and develop. If a blogger can handle two blogs, then they should go ahead and do two blogs.

  18. RonakNo Gravatar says:

    I feel that the one blog should be related to just one topic so that the articles which come out are in flow and also get recognized by search engines. Having multiple blogs will fulfill the interest of a blogger to write about various topics he loves.
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  19. I guess it really depends on the purpose of your blog. Some of the blogs that I read are just funny silly things that are entirely dependent on the whim of the author of the blog. The content isn’t necessarily related because it’s sort of just the author’s point of view on their personal blog. Now, for professional blogs, there should definitely be some sort of cohesion from post to post. I’m sure that everyone makes exceptions for articles that are extremely important, but overall I think that professional blogs should stick to one topic only. Thanks for posting!

  20. defeastoNo Gravatar says:

    hi guys how are you. when i am start my one blog so i don’t know that how to start it. and no one teach me. what i do and what i not do and also do alot of mistake after few months ago i learn alot of things for my blog. now i am happy and manage my blog on my self and i see this title on google search and i thing i read this and it’s very interesting i like it.

    Thanks Author.
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  21. I think is hard to make a living just with one blog, but the most important thing to consider is the niche, maybe there could be enough audience for one blog.

  22. TimNo Gravatar says:

    I have been trying to decide this same question. I have a semi-successful website. However, it’s a niche site. Therefore it has only so much to offer. I want to expand my footprint on the internet. I have started half a dozen blogs. I haven’t had much success.

    I found out I can write a little bit on about everything and a lot on nothing. I also realize that sometimes sites with more content just happen to attract more long key word visits. So, I stuck them all together. I get more traffic with this one site than all the others combined
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  23. Sanjib SahaNo Gravatar says:

    I can never be satisfied with one. Well i think i can handle 3-4 blogs at a time. And since blogging is my passion and i love what i do , i will surely go for more blogs in future. And i think a blogger should Set up a new blog for each topic he want to discuss.
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  24. I prefer the more blogs thing, I have five blogs and can be handle it. Most of my blogs are fictional, I am totally statisfied by my storytelling mood:)

  25. I would say yes because I am not that tech savy neither I am that skilled at maintaining websites so well. So I has let me through enough hassles and I am still waiting for revenue generation.
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  26. Tech ReviewNo Gravatar says:

    I Think one blog is better than one or more blog because it can be handle easily and we can also concentrate on quality of the content which is more helpful for our blog.
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  27. GaryNo Gravatar says:

    Surely it comes down to what the purpose of the blog is? If you are a personal blogger doing it for pure pleasure (torture?) then why not have a real selection of posts on different subjects. Your readers are mostly expecting something in that style anyway.

    However if you are lanuching a blog around a specific subject then it is important to stay “on topic”, that is most likely why your readers are there.

    Horses and courses…..

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  28. HilaryNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara .. so often we start not knowing where we’re going – unless we come from a profession and are setting the blog specifically based on that industry.

    I just do what I do .. it’s personal educative history (inspiring stories) .. opening my own eyes as I put the posts together and giving followers an option to enjoy something slightly different and an eclectic take on life – past and present ..

    I couldn’t cope with more than one blog! Cheers Hilary
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  29. Sarah SmithNo Gravatar says:

    Being a beginner, one is definitely enough! I have enough trouble trying to maintain relevant info for one!
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  30. Mark DawsonNo Gravatar says:

    Barbara,

    One is definitely not enough for me! I’m addicted to writing (or more speficially, blogging).

    Marky
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  31. I think if you will title specifically then you will face low competition and you can do better. but if you want to share a lot of topics then you should named blog broadly.
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  32. alexNo Gravatar says:

    eerm depends. if you can handle the job of having many blogs and maintaining them-yes. And by that i mean completely different subjects which cannot simply fall into the categories of a single one(i.e. cooking and horse riding for instance)/
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  33. SusanneNo Gravatar says:

    I think that if somebody manages his/her blog on his own, and he/she wants to write relevant and always fresh content from a higher and valuable quality, it doesn’t work with several blogs at the same time. There are a lot of things to do, not only the writing of articles. A blog needs to be managed all day long, and most of the bloggers are doing it just for pleasure in their free time. It is okay, I can picture myself that there are some professional bloggers who are doing this for a living and they can manage many sites but there it isn’t about content and pleasure. It’s just about SEO, and it may kill the content.
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  34. OlciaNo Gravatar says:

    I think it all depends on the topic… if you’re an expert in your niche, you can write educational posts about it. It you own a company, then create a company blog where you can also publish some tips, as well as news about your job.

  35. CharlieNo Gravatar says:

    I would definitly suggest one blog with mulitple categories – or possibly if you wanted to get fancy then use subdomains, but as for separate blogs that seems like splitting yourself up in order to become multiple people.
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  36. Arlee BirdNo Gravatar says:

    When I started blogging on my first blog Tossing It Out I just went with whatever hit me to talk about. Since I was posting daily I began hitting certain topics on a regular basis. Eventually I realized that all of my topics were not of interest to all of my readers so I broke things down with blogs with titles that cryptically alluded to the subject matter. I now have a memoir blog Wrote By Rote, a Sunday Bible blog called A Few Words, and a dream blog called A Faraway View. Once readers get to any of them they know what they are about and each blog is specific in subject matter. Tossing It Out remains eclectic though now more focused.

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  37. I hope not! I have about 12 now – I find it really useful to separate niches for branding and diversification.
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  38. BeccaNo Gravatar says:

    I think it depends if someone can handle multiple blogs then
    it is not a problem. It is how you manage your time.
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  39. Hi Barbara, I want to answers the question and interact. I really like your blog by the way.

    Use one blog, regardless of the name and share whatever we want?
    I think one is enough. Regardless of what your topic is your readers (if they respect you and love you unconditionally LOL) would read through whatever the heck you want to write about. If they can’t do that, that’s their problem. The thing is blogging has become an avenue to please people, blogging should not be like that. It should be about the owner. I hope this made sense.

  40. JohnNo Gravatar says:

    I really thought very hard on this topic for a long time. I think people who are just starting out should stick to one specific genre and when they have really established themselves and have a decent fan following they can try to diversify and start adding new topics. First start with topics that are somehow connected to your field.

  41. JackNo Gravatar says:

    I thinking working on a particular niche is a good thing. If you have passion about a particular thing then you should continue working on it regardless of anything else. But if you are “Jack of all trades, master of none” then it doesn’t really matter as long as you can come up with something interesting

  42. DennisNo Gravatar says:

    Barbara,

    I oversaw this problem facing me later on into my blogging so I set up a blog that could accommodate all the topics that could interest a wide range of readers.

    However, I read everywhere about expert bloggers advocating for niche blogging.

    If I would go back in time, I would still have set up a general blog which through my experience performs better with guest posts.
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  43. Rob FranckenNo Gravatar says:

    Hey Barbara,

    That’s a tough one, I guess it depends on the business model and whether it’s a standalone blog or part of a site? I think if you’re targeting a specific niche, then perhaps one should focus on that topic. Is it personal or corporate? That will make a huge difference to how the blog can be run. Ultimately it’s up to the blog owner, just don’t spread yourself too thinly I would suggest.
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  44. RananjayNo Gravatar says:

    In my personal opinion one blog is enough,but if you want to cover vast topics than one thing you can do is categorize the topics in various categories,so that you can write about various topics without sacrificing the user experience.But it also depends upon the industry you are writing about.
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  45. Thiar TheaNo Gravatar says:

    In my opinion it is not an option. As a Blogger we deserve to do both.
    I have a personal blog using my name as the blog title. On this personal blog I write on various topics. I do not focus on one topic.
    But I also have another blog that is more specific. In that blog I focus on one topic only. Of course depending on the title of the blog.
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  46. Barbara SwaffordNo Gravatar says:

    Hi All,

    Just a quick note to say thank you for all of your great comments. I’ve been reading them however work has kept me so busy, I haven’t had time to respond to each of you. I’ll be doing that soon. In the meantime, “Happy Blogging” 8)

  47. one blog good enough, especially if we can focus developing it… but ideally, to be monetized, I think 2-3 blogs are very nice….
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  48. As human beings, we have lots of interests and ideas and I think that if we want to write or share about the variety of interests, experiences and stories we encounter everyday, I think it’s going to fall on the name of the blog and of the identity that we want to package ourselves to.
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  49. Ade LewisNo Gravatar says:

    Defining a topic for your blog is just like giving name to your new born child because once you have the 1st one you always want a second, so its better if you have such kind of habit, its better to have different niche blogs. as i own .

  50. shivamNo Gravatar says:

    For newbie, i think one blog is more than enough……….coz as a learner it would b hard to manage many at the beginning……..!!
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  51. JamesNo Gravatar says:

    Many people have multiple blogs for multiple purposes and content. But maintaing all these blogs all togethetr becomes a bit difficult sometimes. Instead we should keeping just one blog with several sub topics and various posts under those categories.

  52. AdelineNo Gravatar says:

    I guess it all depends on why did you start blogging in the first place. If it’s just merely to write about daily musings, then choosing a blog name that pretty much covers it all is okay. But if one of your goals is to establish yourself either as a writer or an expert in a certain niche, the topics of the blog have to be a bit more streamlined. Otherwise, it will give the impression of you being a Jack of all trades, master of none to your readers.
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  53. I think it all depends on the topic… if you’re an expert in your niche, you can write educational posts about it. It you own a company, then create a company blog where you can also publish some tips, as well as news about your job.

  54. Shalu SharmaNo Gravatar says:

    I think one is more than enough unless they want to make money from it then its a different issue.
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  55. Its better to have one successful blog than many unsuccessful blogs. Create a blog with a niche you are confident about. Don’t just write something. The passion factor must be associated, otherwise after some time you will feel like you have no content left.

  56. ThomasNo Gravatar says:

    I don’t think anyone will mind if you own and work on multiple blogs until you provide the readers with quality reading material. However I feel having a site where you can write about anything is a very good thing because then you don’t feel restricted or tied down. You can write about anything, from educational stuff to your daily life’s experience.

  57. I have 3 blogs and try to update each for at least twice or thrice a week. I’m also concerned about following a niche so all the readers will find all of the blog posts something worth reading. I do keep a personal blog too need I feel like writing personal stuff.

  58. ellaineNo Gravatar says:

    Some people were really not successful because their brain are scattered. They have a lot of things that need to be done but the fact is they only one brain, one body and limited time. For me in order to success, you just choose specific topic and when you’re done to it, you can expand a little more.
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  59. I feel one blog should be enough for a blogger and should concentrate fully on giving their best to it. To post different topics, different categories can be added. Maintaining many blogs become difficult in the long run.

  60. Adam SmithNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    I really appreciate your knowledge about this blog. Well, One blog is really sufficient in order to maintain its standard providing good information for which everyone surf here! Comments over this article of yours also impressed me. Even I have blogging site and i try to maintain it accordingly. Keep the Good Work Up!

  61. Emma JohnsonNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara…. great post. I have only one blog and i am happy with it. right now i am not thinking to earn money from it as i want to increase it’s Page rank 1st and then want to get more traffic towards it. After i reach my goal then will certainly think later now what should i do. Anyways thanks for the tips.

  62. ladymoxieNo Gravatar says:

    This is seriously an issue for me. Updating my one and only blog has become very difficult for me because I always worry the topic I have in mind may not fit in with what the blog is about. Then I end up not being able to write anything at all. That’s when I decided, ‘Ah, the heck with it. I’m going to write whatever comes to mind.’ Although I’m looking to earn money through my blog, I have learned to accept my limitations. Right now, my priorities should be populating my blog with quality contents, attracting traffic to my site and building a readership. I’ll worry about monetizing it when I’ve already accomplished all three.
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  63. As for me, I have 2 blogs. But they are both about Spanish. One – in English, and one – in Russian.
    I think, if I decide to write about other language, I will create one more blog. I don’t like to mix things. :)
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  64. Hey Barbara,
    In this post, you have shared a very important tip which can be of good use for the new bloggers. In my opinion, the bloggers should maintain a single blog and add categories for numerous topics of discussion. Readers often perceive blog as the very identity of the blogger, therefore having one blog can also act as the medium to maintain a direct touch with the audiences. However, it all depends upon the skills and capacity of the blogger, if he can manage more blogs at the same time.

  65. GabrielNo Gravatar says:

    My opinion is that depends.Everyone may has a purpose for building a blog.If you want to earn money online you should build more than one blog, or if you want to share your opinion with others a blog is enough.
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  66. I definitely think some off topic stuff on a blog can be interesting, to stick to one subject can be fairly repetitive as long as the majority of the post stay true to the original topic.

    As for having several blogs devoted to different topics I would say that’s fine as long as you have enough time to dedicate to to blogs to make them successful. If not I see no problem with one blog that has a variety of information on.

  67. NicoleNo Gravatar says:

    In my experience, one blog is never enough! I write for a few, manange a few, have my own, just started one for my boyfriend (although I’ll be doing all the behind-the-scenes work, he just gets the content) and have a few other ideas in the works for more blogs. Now I just have to find the time to work on everything, because like Jan said, what’s the point in having a ton of blogs if you can’t put the time into making each successful.
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  68. Hey Barbara,

    Very interesting post and mostly bloggers are confused what to do either they create new blog or post on same blog. Personally, I prefer to post on one blog whatever I have in mind or I want to write about.

    Thanks for sharing this post.
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  69. dewdx webNo Gravatar says:

    I’ve struggled with this before. But eventually I found that I write better when I make a new blog for another theme or topic. Personally it puts me in a proper frame of mind to write about that topic as opposed to having a single blog containing anything and everything i want to write about. Plus it also looks neater, and it SEOs better.
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  70. Hi Barbara

    If I personally was not enough to write a blog. because I love writing and I always categorize my writing into a blog. This makes me more focused on writing a blog and more easily manage the blogs that I have

  71. emmanuelNo Gravatar says:

    I really think a blogger especially a new one should focus on a particular field or topic before going to another one
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  72. SashaNo Gravatar says:

    I think that a blog should cater to its readership unless it is being written for mostly selfish purposes.

    If you intend to develop a following who is interested in learning how to skateboard and those people also happen to generally be interested in indie music, then you’re not going to alienate to many of them with the odd post about a band or something.

    Great question Barbara – maybe you should write a blogging philosophy post.

  73. Jimmy DavieNo Gravatar says:

    I have my personal 6 blogs but they all take so much time to cache on google. Those all 6 blogs have handwritten content and attractive images also. I dont know whay google take much time to cache my blog? If you have any tips for this they please share it.
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  74. I am not sure if I want to pay for someone to blog for my business or not. Do you feel that it is worthwhile to do to get traffic to a plumbing repair company website?

  75. Tim AndersonNo Gravatar says:

    I have actually tried several different things and how I am doing now is working best for me. I used to just combine all the blogs into one and write about a lot of different things. Today I split up my blogs and I runt three of them. One is more personal, second one is more into hobbies and things related to that and my third one is related to business. I that way I can find targeted traffic to each of them and dont mix up the feelings of the blog. Thank you

  76. TechrockstarNo Gravatar says:

    For me, it would be easier to maintain at least 1 personal blog and another corporate blog for your product or services. So, it will be easier to write articles whether its about yourself or something else out of your mind.

  77. KacieNo Gravatar says:

    I am currently in the beginning stages of my blog, still trying to get it all set up and get my domain name and hosting package, but I can tell you a little bit about it. Its going to be called “ADHD Isn’t Contagious” (tagline: My Life, My Struggles) for a few different reasons. One, I have ADHD and I struggle with it…A LOT. Two, because I get very distracted by different things and sometimes I just cant stay on one topic for long periods of time. I created my blog because there are many and I mean MANY different topics that I want to blog about and I figured that these will go perfectly together.

    I honestly think that one blog with many topics is fine…if you do it the right way. Don’t make your blog name “Nancy’s Decor” and think that you can post about Food as well (it just does not work).

  78. RichardNo Gravatar says:

    Hi for me my blog is limited to my main service which I am providing which is car detailing, I think writing about subjects not related to the auto industry would be a bit strange so I am limited on what I can write about. Although I am going to gradually expand from just talking about valeting to various other subjects. If you blog is relatively open then you can write about any subject which you are interested in, as the comment from the above blogger
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  79. sheyNo Gravatar says:

    Hi,
    For a newbie blogger like me, I think one blog at a time is quite good but it must emphasize correlate topics.. thanks for sharing new info!

  80. Hello Barbara,

    A wise post. We should not post anything that occurs in our mind. Most of the experienced bloggers stick to the themes of their blogs when they write articles. Irrelevant articles posted on your blog will make your readers lose interest and they will drift away from you. Quality and relevance are more important than quantity.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Sanjib
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  81. Sanjib SahaNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    Such a helpful post for all those who are still learning the basics and trying their hands at blogging. It is an art and can be mastered only by learning from experienced people and by drawing cues from fellow bloggers. Any article posted without purpose will never attract visitors. Always the best is accepted and followed.

    Regards
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  82. JameNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    I totally agree with your view about “one blog per person”. To many blogs will make us tired and create useless (even spamming) content. Bloggers should also focus on a few topics they interested, not posting anything they like.

    Regards,
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  83. Bonnie SmithNo Gravatar says:

    Hey Barbara,
    I am so appreciated for your post. I really think a good blog is about the content other than the nice title(through a great title influence your post a lot). If your content is great, there will be many people like your blog. Then they will recommend to their friends, which is more useful and available than searching on Google.

    Truely
    Bonnie

  84. thietkewebsgNo Gravatar says:

    Hello Barbara,
    I think blogger should have : passion , knowledge , tine, dedication and harwork.
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  85. cedricNo Gravatar says:

    For me, blogging is about a need and depend on the individual characteristic. There are some people blogs because they love it and they want to share everything that she/he felt on the blog and blogging with passion, usually this type of person focused on just only one blog. But nevertheless, there are lots of people blogs for money and try to gain huge traffic for their marketing strategy, usually this type of person has more than one blog and they really depends on great niche and content. Please correct me if I’m wrong.
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  86. Hi Barbara,

    I like your post and it’s informative. Well near to me, I think a blog is enough for newbie’s in blogging field and they must stick with one topic before going to write for other topic.

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge wit us.

    Regards,

    Keira Watson
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  87. tanveerNo Gravatar says:

    hello Barbara,

    If the bloggers is following a single niche then one blog is enough,if there are several niches or business so he can make different blogs for these niches.
    thanks.
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  88. One blog is enough for me, I’m quite able to talk about everything I want with the right analogies.
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  89. For me, I should consider to focus on one blog for just a pass time activity, because I’m a beginning blogger.

  90. If you are thinking about only a particular area for blogging then one is enough but if you have different interest and more time then one could have more blogs

  91. IshakNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    I stumble upon your blog while browsing the internet. Bout your questions, from my opinion i would prefer to have a more versatile name rather than have many blogs to manage. It would take more time to manage many blogs than one blog. just my 2 cents.
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  92. If you are thinking about only a particular area for blogging then one is enough but if there is other interest and more time you can make different blogs for these niches.

  93. I blog whatever I want and don’t care about topic and all. It may be ridiculous for someone, but blogging is for me and not for others but at the same time I am strict about the topics I share. So blog what ever you want to share.

  94. I feel one blog should be enough for a blogger and should concentrate fully on giving their best to it.

    More info just…. click here

  95. game iwinNo Gravatar says:

    If it’s a personal blog, I believe in taking the liberty of posting whatever you want to post. If it’s a business blog it would make sense that the topics be more focused. However, blogging is so fluid, as are the times we live in. So even with a blog with a more narrow focus, the writer can be creative and put a good spin on what they’re writing about.

  96. PerxNo Gravatar says:

    In my opinion, one blog is enough. However, if we have other interest we can create new blog. Though they can all be joined into one general niche blog, I believe separating the into their appropriate niche is better.
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  97. TiagoNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara. I think this is a personal view. I have dozen of blogs, the most about one topic, but i have 2 generics. The most of my blogs ae in portuguese language, but i have some with english, spanish and french. My particular oppinion is that we need to put a good content to the readers, organized and easy to find. For me it´s the key off a blog success. Congratulations !

  98. As a beginner blogger and I haven’t good writting skills I try to give valuable content to our visitors by provide good pictures, as my case I provide free coloring page. But the most important factor on blog beside the content is a good and sleek design,so you must choose good themes design
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  99. For me, two blogs is enough..

    as long as we can separate it into different niche..

    so, we can link one blog to another..

    it can increase our blog traffic!

    I have try it before!

    thanks! ;)
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  100. Thanks for sharing. If you are thinking about only a particular area for blogging then one is enough but if there is other interest and more time you can make different blogs for all these niches.

  101. KabutoNo Gravatar says:

    Normally I think it’s best to keep a tight focus on one topic on any blog, but if you really must I’d say two different topics at most per site. It’s pretty easy to make another WordPress site anyway and keep your interests separated. Besides, most visitors if they’re interested in one of your blog posts want to read more of the same, not something else entirely.
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  102. Leena DasotNo Gravatar says:

    Hi, i just read your blog and i am also agree. I am a housewife and a new blogger so i think it will be manageable for me. And happy to do it. Thanks for shearing this.
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  103. D. DixonNo Gravatar says:

    I actually have two blogs but am concentrating on one because it’s the business I’m in. I’m going to be creating more because I want to monetize them. I’m different than some on here but if one is all you need and can manage then just have one! The great thing is you have a choice and if you find you made the wrong choice, you can always take it down
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  104. I prefer having a personal blog where I rant about anything thats on my mind, however I prefer having sites that are focused around the same subject such as an online marketing, niche sites and so on.
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  105. I think blog have to be specific just for identity. Mixing topic could damage your reputation, I think every topic have to be apart from each other. Also this organization keep your readers interest. Of course you can write or blog about anything, but there is a difference between personal blog and professional blogging, isn’t it? Best of luck to everyone.
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  106. JaquelinNo Gravatar says:

    Running more than one blog is definitely doable if the blogger outsources effectively.

    The only problem, of course, is findin competent and capable people to outsource to.

    If you can put together a great team, then the sky is the limit.

    Great article.
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  107. Hi Barbara,

    As blogging can take quite a lot of time from a blogger in able to keep ranking higher, it is quite tempting not to have more than one blog – but ultimately your time will need to be sacrificed.

    I think, sometimes it’s better to concentrate on only one blog while have different domain on the one blog. That will make it a multi-blog and more interesting.

    Regards
    Sara Fargoons
    MultiTool

  108. The content isn’t necessarily related because it’s sort of just the author’s point of view on their personal blog. Now, for professional blogs, there should definitely be some sort of cohesion from post to post. I’m sure that everyone makes exceptions for articles that are extremely important, but overall I think that professional blogs should stick to one topic only.
    Thanks for sharing it
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  109. RikiNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,
    I thing have two blog good for me, because we can exchange link, but must be with the same niche.
    Thanks.
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  110. sameerNo Gravatar says:

    IMP If its your passion then one blog is good enough you can make it authority and you can justify with it in regard to maintain it and provide quality content for your reader and be in touch with them frequently (via reply their comments and / or their emails) and if you are following different niche and your sole purpose of blogs are to earn money then its good to have more then one blog and ask guest blogger and/or paid posting to keep posting on fresh content on your blog(s).
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  111. AndrewNo Gravatar says:

    I’d go with multiple blogs – one for every topic you’re interested in.

  112. ZakNo Gravatar says:

    With blogs, it’s difficult to get started but once you’ve got a few blogs up and running and you’ve got a feel of the blogging world and how it works, you’ll be fine.

    IMO, I’d go for one blog for each niche you blog on as you’d get more relevant visitors to each blog rather than anybody and everybody to one blog who may not like the fact of being faced with content that they are not interested in and having to filter it all out. Visitors just want to come to find interesting content, comment if they deem it worthwhile and nothing more.

  113. Julia R.No Gravatar says:

    eeeem, i think it really depends on what you want to do and you are interested in. If you got a fashion or a sports blog, it doesn’t make any sense to talk about about your life and if you want to talk about your life, it’s worth it to create a new blog.

  114. AndroidNo Gravatar says:

    starting a blog should have basic purpose, if we want to make money then we must follow what market wants,but if we just want to share idea, then we can write anything we like
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  115. EdNo Gravatar says:

    I do have two blogs, one is for my business as a close up magician, where I cover Manchester and Birmingham, and another helps people to learn about magic and how to become a magician. I find that I only write on the magic business blog, so the other one is just wasted. My opinion is to concentrate on building up one blog and making that successful rather than trying to deal with too many projects. Maybe once my magic business is built up a bit more, I might write more on my blog for magicians.
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  116. GilbertNo Gravatar says:

    Most of us including me will find it difficult to run more than one blog. But there are people who just have it. They can let it flow and flow….and sometimes we also have more than one interests that we feel that we can say something about. I wanted to start a blog some months ago to express my inner feelings about christianity, i have it in me but time cannot allow me.
    All in all i will do what i will.
    Thanks Barbara for bringing in this discussion.
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  117. sometimes one is not enough and you have to have two if we want much profit on the internet
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  118. Emran KhanNo Gravatar says:

    I have one quality blog, and really its better to have only that ensures the quality, than making several blogs with no audience.
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  119. For me, two blogs is enough..
    as long as we can separate it into different niche..
    so, we can link one blog to another..
    it can increase our blog traffic!
    I have try it before!
    thanks!

  120. vipinNo Gravatar says:

    Yes you are right….now a days social media is playing a big role in a blog sucess…not by only building relationship but also when a like occurs the post is share with the likers friends.
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  121. CarlNo Gravatar says:

    I personally write about 30 blogs, long time ago I figure out that, If a blog makes a dollar a day, I would make 30 with 30 blogs, but I am working from home for more than a decade.
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  122. Hi everyone! I’m a newbie and new to blogging too! But I’m willing to give this my best shot and work hard…looking forward to the challenge! “Follow the leaders” YES!!!They say that Blogging is the key to success on EN. Let’s keep blogging.

  123. Vani ChughNo Gravatar says:

    Yaah i agree with you Barbara Swafford!!!!!
    I am more then 5 years in this field but still in learning !!!!!
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  124. ioana moiseNo Gravatar says:

    I have 2 blogs, its enough for me, cause i can easily exchange links,
    Thanks for sharing Barbara
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  125. DennisNo Gravatar says:

    For me, one blog is way enough. I know about niche bloggers and I also know thas this might give better results when it comes to creating a community around a niche, however…

    I do blog for fun and I simply have to much to tell. Various interests and hobbys like photography, animals, nature, computer software and and and. It would be an login and out on several blogs if I would split up my content.

    I see my blog rather as a diary and anyway I created a small community who visit regulary to find my storys.

    I am to lazy to manage more then one blog and I also want my content to be on one url.
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  126. JamieNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara! I’m new at blogging. I just set up my blog two days ago, I called it ‘jamionlife’ (LOL. I really don’t know yet what to call it officially so I named it that way, good thing I can edit and change it later). It’s on wordpress and I haven’t put any content to it yet, I’m still struggling to decide what to put as my first blog post. I’m also wondering if it’s best to put up different blogs (2 or 3) since I want to tackle about a few different things but wouldn’t that be too much of a work?

    I’m getting a little confused and frustrated.

    • Barbara SwaffordNo Gravatar says:

      Hi Jamie,

      Welcome to the blogosphere. With regard to how to start, write (post) about that which you’re passionate. Being new to blogging, I’d suggest sticking with one blog until you get the hang of it. Later, when you’re more comfortable with posting and all of the mechanics blogging entails, then you could start another blog. Keep in mind, you can also use categories to separate your topics. That way if a visitor isn’t interested in your current post, they might dig a little deeper into your blog and find other posts of yours which may interest them.

  127. JulesNo Gravatar says:

    Wow! Nice information… I think If you want to have traffic to your website, more than one blog will give you much of your goal. The goal here is the web traffic. So how can you get if you just one blog?
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  128. Kumar GaurawNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    As a blogger on Personal Branding topics, I think it depends on the goals that the individual wants to set for their blogging.
    To me, I blog as me and therefore, I share whatever I feel like sharing. My topics range from Social Media, Business, Personal Branding, Productivity to stories, inspiration and even a quotation. I just share what I feel like sharing and that’s the way I like to establish my brand value.

    I also have other business websites where I blog strictly around the theme of the business. So, really…. it depends (I believe).

    Regards,
    Kumar
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  129. Hi,

    In my opinion, the role of a blog is to talk/share your ideas, feelings, stories and so on. No person is made of just one thing, so no person should have just one blog. Have as many as you like, I would say. . . but do you have enough time to write lots of blogs? Don’t you need to have a life as well? :)

  130. Having specific blogs for specific topics is good because it makes the blog an authority on the topic. We should not also disregard the fact that you can also run a blog on all kinds of topics successfully, if the blogger is a workaholic. Thanks for sharing this tip and I really like the way you made it open.

  131. MalikNo Gravatar says:

    I preferred one blog that strictly on my interest and gives all values to that, with the hope that it will give maximum output to me. I don’t like the idea to make more that one blog.
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  132. Plaban MannaNo Gravatar says:

    I think it’s always better to start one blog and make it stressful. I’ve seen many bloggers start multiple blogs but after sometime they can not concentrate all of them.
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  133. TharaNo Gravatar says:

    Concentrating on one blog is also as good as making many niche related blogs. First it is good to get familiarized with getting traffic to one blog. After you succeed in getting enough traffic you can create many more blogs.
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  134. Blogging should be a highly opinionated and personal thing. You should be able to use it as a journal, diary or note-leaving system. However, if you want to show expertise and gain a following for a specific talent, it’s best to use sources and create a more journalistic website.

  135. Jacqui LowNo Gravatar says:

    Blogging should be focused on giving your opinion, however it does help if you have a solid base of knowledge of the topic to keep people coming back.

  136. HannahNo Gravatar says:

    Sure – it does help if you have a solid base but you want to discuss and inspire as well. If you know everything, your guests can visit wikipedia instead. It is not a big problem if you dont know everything. Blog articles should be the base for discussions.

  137. Wine GuyNo Gravatar says:

    For most people one blog is enough. You won’t have enough time and energy to write multiple ones. Besides having one consolidates your interests and gives a good timeline of your life that you can go back and review.

  138. Thanks for the article, Barbara! A lot of my clients have the urge to create very specific blogs, however they really don’t plan for the future. I believe it’s important to do exactly what you mentioned: not limit yourself.
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  139. PomskyHQNo Gravatar says:

    Maintaining a blog is exhausting. I have no idea how anyone could keep up with more than one unless they are farming out content creation to someone else.

    I know that some people are able to keep those creative juices flowing and firing and put up excellent content…but that is not my strength.
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  140. Wow! Nice information… I think If you want to have traffic to your website, more than one blog will give you much of your goal.

  141. Lynn UnrathNo Gravatar says:

    I am new to blogging am have been struggling with what to blog about. We run a custom framing shop and are trying to drive traffic to our website with the help of a blog. Where should we start first?

  142. CruiserNo Gravatar says:

    I think those who blog regularly make a brand. So if you are a popular blogger then you already have a brand name and you should not bother if the domain name is anywhere related to the niche you are writing about or not.

    I don’t believe that you have to be specific on choosing the domain name when you are blogging.
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  143. ReneeNo Gravatar says:

    If it’s a personal interest kind of blog that is looking to be an “authority”, I can’t see how anyone could maintain more than one if their goal is to make it the best blog they can. It takes way too much time to write good quality posts on a consistent basis if you are doing it all yourself. I would think most if not all people would struggle with quality by trying to have more than one blog going at the same time. If you plan on outsourcing content and having alot of guest bloggers, then maybe more than one is achievable.

  144. GadgetbowlNo Gravatar says:

    I found out I can write a little bit on about everything and a lot on nothing. I also realize that sometimes sites with more content just happen to attract more long key word visits. So, I stuck them all together. I get more traffic with this one site than all the others combined
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  145. Blogging should be focused on giving your opinion.Thanks for the article, Barbara! For most people one blog is enough. You won’t have enough time and energy to write multiple ones. It is Nice information.
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  146. I previously tried writing a blog and just left it alone afterwards hoping for great results. Thank you Barbara for providing the information I needed to get my blogging to the next step.

  147. OcalaNo Gravatar says:

    I believe that the focus for all newbies should be one blog. Keep it niche specific and add content everyday. Eventually, you will reach the point where you are able to branch out and start others. But for the first year at least, stick to one and create something special…
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  148. Yes you should try to work on a single blog first and make it run great, more creative and the best you can maintain before starting more

  149. Great post, Barbara! Sometimes we can benefit from more than one blog, but you should be sure that you can manage each one to the best of your ability.
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  150. commercialsNo Gravatar says:

    Barbara, I totally agree. Even from the readers point of view, if a person searches for one topic he would never want to visit a blog on which there are different topics, instead of that he would want a blog with specific topic information.

  151. Minh VuNo Gravatar says:

    I want to create a personal blog too and I’m stuck at what to blog. Sometimes I tried to think of a niche to blog, but then I’m afraid that I will soon run out of topic in that niche to blog about.

  152. caracazNo Gravatar says:

    I’m a person that prefers sort of one topic, or field, to read about and tend to do that with my own blog – as do you! Let me learn something from someone! I love that kind of sharing. No need for personal ramblings and the like. There is Facebook for that stuff.

  153. Sure – it does help if you have a solid base but you want to discuss and inspire as well. If you know everything, your guests can visit wikipedia instead. It is not a big problem if you dont know everything. Blog articles should be the base for discussions.

  154. ……. And by that i mean completely different subjects which cannot simply fall into the categories of a single one(i.e. cooking and horse riding for instance)

  155. i think all bloggers gonna have more than one blog. I say that cuz 80% percent of bloggers create one to earn some money. But what if your blog / your chosen niche not works ? is not profitable ? We make some research and start another one.. and another one..
    I sayed what’ve done. I bet they are lot guys in my situation.

    Sry for my english

  156. I think those who blog regularly make a brand. So if you are a popular blogger then you already have a brand name and you should not bother if the domain name is anywhere related to the niche you are writing about or not.

    I don’t believe that you have to be specific on choosing the domain name when you are blogging..z.z
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  157. PramodNo Gravatar says:

    Great Article, Barbara!
    we will get more benefits from more than on website , But we will have to take much more effort on it withought reducing quality of each blog .
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  158. Alex ZNo Gravatar says:

    Great point if your blog is named after a specific topic then creating additional blogs for the other topics would be a good idea.

    I have been wondering the same thing and have noticed that most successful bloggers have multiple blogs broken up into different topics
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  159. LisaRNo Gravatar says:

    There seems to be many people who can and do handle multiple blogs while others focus on one. Based upon my own experience, more than one would seem to affect quality and consistency in a negative way. I would think, on the one hand that limting oneself to 1 blog could get tedious and lead to expanding the one subject to 2, 3 or more but I think that would only lead to more readers. Good thing is everyone gets to experience both views.

  160. Well again a nice post to read!
    I have 4-5 active blogs and problem I face is that I lack regular content. Please suggest some way to find good quality content or should I hire some content writer?
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  161. Blogging should be focused on giving your opinion, however it does help if you have a solid base of knowledge of the topic to keep people coming back.

  162. phat to roiNo Gravatar says:

    I want to create a personal blog too and I’m stuck at what to blog. Sometimes I tried to think of a niche to blog, but then I’m afraid that I will soon run out of topic in that niche to blog about.

  163. JohnNo Gravatar says:

    Personally I like your blog and tips also. its very useful for all.
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  164. sherpaNo Gravatar says:

    I’m a person that prefers sort of one topic, or field, to read about and tend to do that with my own blog – as do you! Let me learn something from someone! I love that kind of sharing. No need for personal ramblings and the like. There is Facebook for that stuff.
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  165. NadmarkNo Gravatar says:

    Sorry but i would say one person can have more than 5 blogs you know..one personal blog and the others for monetizing most bloggers nowadays use monetizing solution to get some bucks from the internet this is what all about!
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  166. MohankumarNo Gravatar says:

    Great for me that I found your Blog… I just started with my own Blog, My opinion is, If you have unique ideas your brand is easy to attract more and more people.

  167. phat to roiNo Gravatar says:

    Great point if your blog is named after a specific topic then creating additional blogs for the other topics would be a good idea.

  168. phat to roiNo Gravatar says:

    Anyways, busy trying to do things that have a chance of actually creating revenue some day, I really let this slide until today, when I contacted bluehost and learned what specifically was causing all the problems.

  169. DawnNo Gravatar says:

    This is something I’ve been contemplating as of late. I have an inclusive blog right now. But, I’ve been debating divvying it out. However, several bloggy friends have convinced me to keep the one stop shop blog set up b/c it increase the bounce rate. Users may come to my blog to see a recipe, but may bounce over to my giveaway section, etc.
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  170. SarahNo Gravatar says:

    Having just the one blog is more than enough for me…I used to run a handful but it ends up being so much work! As long as it’s something you enjoy, I don’t see why you can’t write about anything you want on your blog :D
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  171. DavidNo Gravatar says:

    There’s no right or wrong answer. I’ve seen many broad based blogs that are great. In fact they drive me to new and interesting topics.

  172. mahmoudNo Gravatar says:

    This is something I’ve been contemplating as of late. I have an inclusive blog right now. But, I’ve been debating divvying it out. However, several bloggy friends have convinced me to keep the one stop shop blog set up b/c it increase the bounce rate. Users may come to my blog to see a recipe, but may bounce over to my giveaway section, etc.
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  173. RachelNo Gravatar says:

    Wow you have a lot of comments on here! Anyway, I think that having many blogs on different niches is the way to go because each blog can be be written differently and you can test and see which topic seems to be the most popular. After you see which topic people seem to like the most then I would use that blog mainly.

  174. SebastianNo Gravatar says:

    Never put all your eggs in one hat. I say do more than one blog. You can experiment with each. If one fails, you still have the other blogs.
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  175. PrabhatNo Gravatar says:

    Hi Barbara,

    That’s really correct to focus on one blog only as that will show the results earlier then multiple blog strategy. But when you write on more then one theme in a single blog then don’t you think your subscribers may feel irritated when they see mails and updates on topics they don’t wan to follow.
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  176. Neha KhulbeNo Gravatar says:

    To start blogging, it is important to find your niche first and then start adding quality content to it. Then Google will take care of other stuff :)

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  178. La NicholasNo Gravatar says:

    I think having more than one blog is optional. if you have enough time to manage them and write very good content. you can have as many as you like.
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  179. Pinky palNo Gravatar says:

    For beginning bloggers, I think its better to focus on one blog first before venturing out and adding new ones. I also realize that sometimes sites with more content just happen to attract more long key word visits. So, I stuck them all together. I get more traffic with this one site than all the others combined

  180. I always prefer having more than one blog since there is more work but more chances of earning.
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  181. MAXNo Gravatar says:

    Well… It depends on alot of factors..
    The issue of multiple blogs comes to live mostly when Adsense is in the light…
    Most bloggers want to make more money from adsense but due to the restrictions i.e 3 ad unit per page, they tend to diversify by having more blogs where they could extend the restrictions….
    But one needs to bear in mind that it requires extra hardwork to maintain more than just a blog
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  182. diwakerNo Gravatar says:

    hi barbara ,

    I prefer one blog for each topic. Because it is easy to engage audiance of similar taste.

    If you have more than one blog you have to do lots of work but i think it gives more money too.
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  183. Nimra AlamNo Gravatar says:

    I prefer to make a one good blog rather than a lot of them as you can concentrate easily on it and work it to build big
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