Guidelines When Starting a Magazine From Blogging
Perhaps one of the most enjoyable way to start a freelance career is by blogging. Many people in the world have used it to launch their writing carers as it does not need much practice nor investment.
By simply choosing a topic that one enjoys and writing about it, one can start getting multiple incomes from different programs and advertisers. It is very easy to start, fun to do and can open many doors to other careers.
However there are some people who may refuse to take 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. To the blogger, it is their identity, their connection with the audience and their expertise on a subject that makes them money.
Many bloggers however seem to be embracing one popular option which involves making a magazine. In a magazine, you can talk about anything example, food, sports business etc. a magazine allows a blogger or writer who loves to entertain and interact with an audience take a further step in to their writing.
Getting ideas together.
Coming up with a starting point or subject is the first thing and this can be a topic on movies, web design, gardening etc. in order to diversify your topic you can write on different categories about the topic.
Familiarizing with the audience.
In identifying a target audience, you need to look at the age factor, their careers, interests and the 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. By looking at the likes and responses from the previous articles, one can be able to create a new magazine with the most popular ones.
In order to have variations in every issue and for uniqueness, one needs a solid design. A magazine cover template can help one deign a solid design if one is not able to hire a designer. you are going to need to come up with a good name for the magazine.
In order to receive funding, you will need to pitch a plan to potential investors. Make sure you research well and also practice on your plan before pitching.
Apart from a designer, you are also going to need a team of writers, proof-readers, accountants, marketing experts and printers depending on the media outlet you plan to use.
You can promote your magazine on an existing blog site if you have one or use the social media platform.