In 2008, when I first created a blogspot and began writing about the chronicles of the music industry, it was somewhat at the beginning of the blogging boom. Give or take, because many of the most popular bloggers today started a few years before. I wasn’t serious about it at all. My real, “I’m taking it serious” year was in 2013.
No one wants to create great work that no one sees. And so we have seen an influx of different services and courses that claim to help you grow your audience exponentially in comparison to what you have already been doing. I am not here to help you do that at all. But I do understand the importance of actually having people that will come to your events, read your blogs, purchase your books, etc. Something that will never change at the crux of building an audience is great writing.