Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes

Every single day so many new blogs are born in the cyber space, and according to statistics, about 95% of these new bloggers will never succeed.

Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes

There is a reason to everything in life …. and there are reasons to why most new bloggers online never really make it big. Today, I’m going to share with you the most common newbie blogging mistakes online.

Let me get straight to the point here. 😀

Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes Online

Blogging Mistake # 1
– Lack of organization

It is very very important that you get really organized when working online. You must get everything organized; links, resources, tools, etc.

Just take a look at how I have my stuff organized on my internet browser (mozilla firefox).

Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes: ORGANIZATION

As you can see, I have all of the resources I need very organized. This way I can come online, and get to work right away. Doing this, keeps me productive online.

If you are having a hard time staying productive online, I highly recommend you to get organized!

Keeping organized will help you keep yourself productive. It is not hard to get organized, you just need to make the decision to do it, and just do it!

Here is a good blog post on this subject: How to Become More Organized and Efficient When Working Online

Blogging Mistake # 2
– Lack of productivity

You need to stay productive when you are working on your blog online. Keeping organized is one way to do so.Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes - PRODUCTIVITY

I know how it is to procrastinate. I know how it is to click around, and check your facebook every 10 minutes. It is easier to just kill time doing entertaining stuff than writing valuable blog posts and marketing your blog online.

Know exactly what you need to be doing daily.

One good way to keep yourself productive is to learn exactly what you need to be doing online. Once you know what you need to do, write it down.

Invest in your blogging and internet marketing education. 

Make a daily plan you can follow. Come up with your own checklist, and make sure you get everything done!

You can find great trainings online, and you can also bookmark my blog here – there is a lot of great knowledge on this site.

Take quick breaks often.

It is important that you take breaks away from the computer and the internet, often. Taking quick breaks will help you stay focused on your tasks.

When you feel like you need a quick break, take a quick break!

Then get back at it!

Get good sleep, and get good naps.

Having enough sleep every night is very important. You might also want to take an hour to two hours nap throughout your day. They say naps are healthy, and it keeps you fresh.

You can take a break for a two-hour nap, for an instance. Getting good sleep will help your brain perform at its best and it will also help you concentrate a lot better.

Eat healthy, and exercise often.

Keeping a healthy body and brain will help you stay productive. You need to have a clear mind, and a healthy body, in order to laser focus and fully concentrate on what you need to get done online.

You can take a quick break to do some exercise, or eat a healthy snack. Keeping yourself healthy will help you keep your productivity healthy! 😉 …. you know what I mean!

Just do whatever you gotta do to keep yourself very productive online. Get rid of distractions!

Everyone has their own way to keep productive. Find your own way to become a productive person, find out what works best for you, and stick with it.

Blogging Mistake # 3
– Lack of consistency

This is a challenging one. One of the biggest mistakes that hurt my progress while trying to build a successful blog online, was the lack of consistency with the necessary work.

You must keep consistent with the work!Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes - CONSISTENCY

They say hard work pays off, and it really does. But, what pays off even more, is CONSISTENT hard work!

Consistency is key to success in anything. You need to understand this very well, and realize that you need to be as consistent as possible with everything you need to do to build a successful blog online. Especially at the beginning.

You need to get your blog off the ground, and get the ball rolling!

The hardest and most consistent work will be at the beginning of your blogging journey. Trust me, it gets easier as you move forward.

Once your blog starts building up organic traffic, you can relax a little bit more and work less.

Remind yourself WHY you need to build a successful blog online, DAILY.

Keeping your WHY in mind at all times, will help you stay consistent with what you have to do every day. Fuel yourself up with motivation and inspiration to keep taking steps forward every single day.

I know how important it is to keep yourself motivated every day, in order to keep doing the necessary work – this is why I have a section on this blog called Motivation – do whatever gets you motivated and inspired daily!

Here is good blog post you should check out to help you keep motivated and inspired daily: How to Keep Yourself Motivated

Blogging Mistake # 4
– Bad prioritization

Prioritizing things in an order of importance will help you stay productive. You must learn how to prioritize your daily tasks the right way. If you do not, you might have a hard time making big progress online.

Most Common Newbie Blogging Mistakes - PRIORITIZATION

For example; you only have 2 spare hours in the morning, what would be more important for you to do online, writing a valuable blog post or replying to your messages and notifications on Facebook? …

You tell me in a comment below!

This is a mistake I have also made during my blogging journey online. It is easy to fall into bad prioritization. Sometimes we need to step back, and look at what exactly we are doing online, and most importantly, HOW we are doing things online.

Learn how to prioritize your tasks online the best way possible!

This is why you should really invest in your education here. You must learn what the right process to building a successful blog online is. So you can prioritize your online tasks the best way possible.

To learn more about blogging, go to the blogging section: Blogging101

Wrapping it up

At the end of the day, in order to accomplish success online, you must keep yourself as productive as possible. You must keep yourself busy with the income producing activities online. Learn what these activities are, and take massive consistent action every single day!

The future of your blog online is all in your hands!

You can make it happen. The big question is; how bad do you really want to make it happen?

It’s your turn to speak!

Do you have anything else to add to this list? … these are the most common newbie blogging mistakes online. Leave your comments and thoughts below!

You can become a successful blogger online! … the choice is yours, and only you can make that happen! 😉


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  1. Sunday April 27, 2015 at 10:34 pm - Reply

    Hi Freddy,
    The mistake of poor organization for bloggers brings about dangerous consequences. It can affects productivity from the start.

    Its important that consistent discipline is maintained if productivity is to be achieved with blogging.

    Its not easy blogging but if we easily get control of our emotions then we set up ourselves for blogging success at all times!

    I have shared the above comment in where this post was found.

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera April 27, 2015 at 11:10 pm - Reply

      Hi Sunday!

      I agree with you!

      Organization is one of the keys to keep yourself productive online. You need to have a lot of self-discipline to build a successful blog online!

      Thanks for your comment man!

      Have a great week!

      See you around!

      Cheers! 😀

  2. Richard Martin April 28, 2015 at 2:42 am - Reply

    Hi Freddy.

    You got it my friend. The big one for me is being organised. I already have my bookmarks tucked neatly at the top of my Chrome browser page, it’s an excellent way of staying organised – no looking about for websites, or typing things in all the time. That really is an excellent tip all by itself, because there was a time when I didn’t have this. And I’d end up typing my site URL’s in time after time after time.

    Some good little nuggets of advice here in general as well.

    Keep up the good work Freddy 🙂

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera May 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm - Reply

      Hi Richard!

      Organization is always something to really work on. It is not easy for everyone to become well-organized, but it can be done, and it is an effective way to work.

      I’m glad you like the content here!

      Thanks for passing by and leaving a comment!

      Have a great week!

      See you around!

      Cheers! 😀

  3. metz April 28, 2015 at 7:31 am - Reply

    I also have folders of bookmarks in my browser. Links are organized and yes, being organized keep you become productive online. You’ll get a nice feeling after arranging and organizing stuff in your computer. You’ll not have a problem in locating stuffs in your PC.

    Lack of consistency – believed that steadiness is easier said than done for newbies, most especially to those who doesn’t have their own mentor or team that will guide them and trigger them off to strive hard or even harder. I concur, “Consistency is key to success in anything.”

    All in all, there are many common mistakes that newbies typically commits. The essential thing is, they must carry on the blogging race and correct every mistake and learn from it. There is always a room to grow. Even triumphant bloggers experienced lots of mistakes. So, they don’t need to fret a lot about it.

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera May 2, 2015 at 2:21 pm - Reply

      Heyy Metz!!

      You are very well-organized, way to go!! 🙂 .. it is really important to keep everything organized, indeed.

      There is a peaceful flow of productivity, when you are well-organized, and know exactly what you need to do. You will feel better, and you can accomplish more, working like this!

      Thank you for leaving an awesome comment Metz!

      Have a great week!

      See you around!

      Cheers! 😀

  4. sherman smith April 29, 2015 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    Hey Freddy,

    You have listed all the actions bloggers should take to be successful. One of my downfalls is just being organized. I bet if I was more organized, I can get more things done in a more timely manner. Speaking of time, there are times i like to go on Youtube to watch videos where I should be more productive. But besides these two, I’m pretty good in shape and it has been paying off!

    Thanks for this reminder Freddy! Have a great rest of the week!

    I found your post on under the category of Blogging

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera May 2, 2015 at 2:40 pm - Reply

      Hey Sherman!

      I see the most common problem, in new blogger online, is getting very well-organized. I also had a hard time getting everything organized, and keeping a good productive discipline. It is not easy if you are not normally used to being well-organized in life – but it is also not impossible to get into this habit. It is a matter of taking the decision to become a very well-organized individual!

      I’m glad you are doing things the right way now man! … keep it up!

      Thank you for passing by and leaving a good comment Sherman!

      Have a fantastic week!

      See you around!

      Cheers! 😀

  5. Lawrence Berry June 2, 2015 at 12:40 am - Reply

    Yes! The most common mistake and the hardest, like you said, is the consistent hard work. Anyone can be so excited about something a do a good job at being consistent and then slack off because the results are not coming fast enough. They get discouraged or just lazy and that is one of the main reasons why people fail at blogging. I was a victim of it at one point and it is hard. i am really glad to see that you say you should exercise and stay healthy. That is crucial, and it may not be in the beginning but it will catch up to you when you feel like crap all the time because you are in bead health. Not too many people take about that. Great job!

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera June 3, 2015 at 8:51 pm - Reply

      Hi Lawrence!

      Thats right man! … the discipline and will power to stay consistent with the necessary work is the key to success here! 😉

      Staying healthy and taking good care of your mind and body also takes a strong discipline. You must do the right things, if you want the right outcomes, and the right success.

      So, in other words, have a strong discipline to do the right things that will get you the right things! 🙂

      You know what I mean!

      Thanks for passing by and leaving a comment man!

      Have a great week!

      Cheers! 😀

  6. David Jones September 5, 2015 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    Hi Freddy, I read your post and being a newbie myself you certainly hit the nail on the head. I guess for me consistency maybe my shortfall right now, but after reading your post I am going to step up. I don’t have an outright website per say, but I did include my blog post so you can follow what I am doing.
    Thanks for your sharing your wealth of knowledge.

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera September 7, 2015 at 4:07 pm - Reply

      Hi David!!

      I’m glad you got some value from this post man!

      This is definitely powerful knowledge, but only when it is taken very seriously and with a lot of consistent action!

      I see you are using an EN Blog – very good blog for sure! .. I also have one.

      You can definitely take that blog to success man. Just keep learning the right knowledge and make it happen!

      Thanks for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Keep up the great work!

      Have a fantastic week! 😀

  7. Chetan Gupta October 21, 2015 at 5:04 pm - Reply

    Hi Freddy

    Thanks for sharing such a wonderful article here with us.

    Actually these are those mistakes which almost every blogger do.

    I had also did so many mistakes like copying articles from other blogs.

    I can remember those days when I was very much new to this blogging world and I purchased a domain name without thinking about the niche of the blog.

    I purchased the domain name and then I thought that On which topic, I should make my website then I thought that I’ll create an another Wikipedia.. Haha lol

    And I started copying articles from Wikipedia. After putting efforts so many days, When I saw that no result is coming out then I decided that I’ll make a top 10 lists site where I can list top 10 things of every topic and again I started copying articles from a site named Listverse.

    I did like this till 7-8 months because I was very much new to all this things and I even don’t have any experience of writing articles. My English was also not good.

    Haha I know It still not good But currently I am able to write few lines But at that time, It was so difficult for me.

    I did copy pasting till 7-8 months and when I noticed that I am just wasting my time and nothing then I started finding the reason behind not getting traffic on my site.

    Then somewhere I found my mistake i.e. Copying articles from other site.

    On that day, I learnt that Google never ranks copied articles.

    So I made a decision that I’ll never copy any article and will write article myself.

    In starting days, It was so difficult for me to write an article. I first write article on my notebook and then later type in WordPress.

    After doing this few days, I tried writing directly in WordPress and any how I completed my first article in WordPress. Later I continuously did practice and it became common and easy for me.

    Now I am complete able to write in WordPress directly because Practice makes perfect. Right? 😀

    There are also so many mistakes which I am still making which you have listed in this article and I am trying my best to stop doing those mistakes.

    Thanks for sharing such a great piece of content with us.

    Happy Blogging 😉

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera October 22, 2015 at 7:07 pm - Reply

      Hi Chetan!!

      What a great comment brother!

      This shows how much will you have to make it happen in the blogging world! … and you will! 😉

      I also ha some problems writing in English, when I first started blogging online. I did not finish high school and I moved to the US at the age of 15. So, I know what you mean here.

      Making mistakes is actually good. Mistakes help you learn faster and better. If you can avoid mistakes, then do avoid them – but if you cannot, then do not. There is nothing wrong with mistakes! 😀

      You are learning from your experiences, and you are pushing forward – so keep it up buddy!

      Thank you very much for coming by and leaving a comment!

      I appreciate it.

      Keep up the great work and keep on growing forward my friend!

      Have a great weekend!

  8. kathir September 8, 2016 at 5:01 am - Reply

    awesome tips. i think it will make me more productive thanks for posting this. i found helpful

    • Freddy G. Cabrera
      Freddy G. Cabrera February 9, 2017 at 4:06 pm - Reply

      Hi Kathir!

      I am very happy to hear that!

      Thank you very much for passing by and leaving a comment.

      I wish you the best!! 🙂


  9. Rayhan Islam August 5, 2017 at 11:44 am - Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing these common blogging mistakes. I am new in blogging and won’t do these mistakes in future.