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Labelling yourself a professional is an act many bloggers for hire won’t immediately embrace.
Mind-chatter like “I don’t have enough writing samples” or “my posts don’t get a lot of engagement” fuels a bloggers’ belief that you can’t —or worse, mustn’t— call yourself a pro.
But what does being a professional blogger really mean?
Do you need to have written X number of articles before you can call yourself a pro blogger?
To answer these questions, let’s dig into the habits and characteristics of well-known professional bloggers, and compare them to your own distinguishing traits. [Read more…]