Guidelines When Starting a Magazine From Blogging
If there is one enjoyable way to start a freelance career, it is though 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 not only easy to start writing and fun to do, it can also open many doors to other careers.
However there are some people who may refuse to take offers from other writers, bloggers or publications. The bloggers also choose not to turn their job in to a full time writer who is concentrating on a physical book. Since they do not want to concentrate on writing a physical book, the bloggers choose not to become a full time writer. 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. A magazine allows one to talk about anything for instance food, business, sports and so on. A magazine is good for bloggers and writers who would love to go further and not just entertain and interact with the audience.
First you will need to come up with a subject or starting point and this can be something like movies, gardening, web design etc. You can then diversify your subject by having different categories about the topic you chose to write about.
Familiarizing with the audience.
Some of the factors to look out for when identifying the target audience is age, careers, interests and industry’s needs. Putting oneself in the readers shoes can assist the blogger or writer to understand what the audience wants to read. One can try and identify their most popular blogs from the likes and responses and then use them to create the magazine.
You will need to create a solid design for you magazine as it has to be unique and vary in every issue. With finances, one can hire a designer or if not able one can use a magazine cover template to ensure the work does not look amateurish. One will also need fantastic name for their 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.
You will need to recruit team of writers, roof readers, accountants, designers, printers etc. for the magazine.
If you have an existing blog site use it to advertise the magazine or use any other social media platform.