One of the biggest challenges of blogging is what to share and when to limit your sharing. Most of the bloggers share their real names, their lives with the community and it helps the reader to connect with them on a more personal level. This sense of community or as popularly known as “fam” helps the blogger to build and grow, which results into long term commitment by the people, making blogger a lot of money.
When it comes to anonymous blogging, people are afraid that the results won’t be same. While this is true, the results aren’t same, but it does not mean you cannot grow and make money while blogging anonymously.
We’ll help you to dig into some details and give you tips to expand your blog without outing yourself.
Since you cannot share your blogs with your family and friends without outing yourself, it becomes extremely difficult to get a network of readers when you start blogging. You can share your blogs once or twice with your friends as good read but it will not be possible without them getting suspicious of your agenda. To get organic readership. You would need to create a community of regular readers.
You can start your anonymous blogging journey with easy to read and relatable content. This will make people read your blogs and create a readership. Then once you have a base, you can move on to more complex topics.
You may as well go for social media marketing and promotions. We live in a social media world, where whatever we do is for the social media. Various platforms like Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, etc. run marketing campaigns which provides a boost to your blogs. You can promote your blogs to your network for a set number of likes. This way your network will read your blogs without knowing that you are the anonymous blogger. You can also earn the likes and comments through promotions. These does not cost much and gives a sense of likability to your content when a new reader comes across your blog. The more engagement you have, more people will trust your work.
Guest blogging is another way to get a boost to your blog. You need to understand that click-through rates on guest post links are 5 to 10 to 100 people reading. You would need a strong base and consistency to get regular likes and clicks. We would suggest writing guest posts twice every week.
Once your anonymous blogging start to gain followers and consistent readership (this might take a lot of time, it does not happen overnight give it a year or so), you can start to conduct workshops and sell your merchandise to promote your blog and earn some money out of it. If you conduct one-on-one workshops or virtual seminars, you would not need to worry. There are billions of users out there, no one will go and specifically look at your videos and try to figure out who you are. If you don’t share anything that would giveaway your social media accounts, neighborhood, or any information regarding your school or workplace. Be very specific to regarding you share in your videos or seminars.
Hope these tips help you understand the nitty-gritty of promoting yourself while being an anonymous blogger. These tips can be combined with how to blog anonymously to protect your anonymity.