Over the past few years blogging has become quite a trend and a good income source. People think it is a very easy job so every other person you meet introduces himself as a blogger/influencer. But the point is that are they all successful too? To find out continue reading the article and believe me that at the end so many of your queries will be solved and when you will put my words into practice you could be successful in this industry. All you need to do is to make sure you do everything that I have suggested you to see the desired results.It is easy to just make a public account, make some posts and call yourself a blogger/influencer but the whole game is about being a SUCCESSFUL blogger/influencer. So what takes to be a successful blogger/influencer? And what are the traits of a successful blogger/influencer? If you follow the next few tips, who knows you might be the next successful blogger/influencer receiving PRs and doing collaborations because isn’t it what we all strive for?First and foremost, you must dedicate a good amount of time and focus to your blog which can only happen if you have a passion for blogging ; just aspiring to get PRs will not be enough. When you find out that you have just the right amount of time for blogging proceed to the next step which is planning. Plan your niche, theme, target audience and layout. Once you are done with this, it is time for you to start your blog. Now comes the most important tip which is BE CONSISTENT AND BE CREATIVE. I know this is easier said than done but believe me this is a game changer. Next thing you got to do is add at least a story a day to keep a relation with your viewers so that they can relate to you and you to them. It is very important to know them as it helps in getting ideas for what kind of posts they like and what more information would they like to receive from you.Now comes the part for the sake of which most people do blogging or become influencers: How can we earn by doing blogging or becoming influencers? So first of all what kind of earnings are made from blogging? You get PRs and gifts, you do collaborations, paid partnerships and affiliate marketing. PRs and gifts are given to you by brands to build a relation with you. PRs can be in the form of product, service or event. Because they are gifts, you are not obligated to do their marketing. Now collaborations is when a brand asks you to do their marketing and in return they will also give you something. This benefits them because of your influence on people. Paid partnerships are when the brand pays you for their marketing. This is the most profitable way. Now comes affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is basically when a brand gives you a code and asks you to sell its products. For each product that is sold using your promo code, you are given a certain percentage of commission. This is a long tem partnership.What type of data earns the most likes, comments and shares? The answer is Videos. Videos are the most effective way of earning popularity. Most people prefer to watch videos rather than reading a whole description of a product and because if the point that videos are attractive too.In 2020, when the whole world was facing the pandemic, people were stuck in their homes due to quarantine, social media gave them an escape from their loneliness by providing them a digital exposure to the world. The ones who benefitted the most from this situation were social media influencers and bloggers. So the follower rates of these accounts went up high.The personalities whose followers rating went up the most high were Cristiano Ronaldo, Selena Gomez, Kylie Jenner, Leo Messi, Kendall Jenner and list goes on and on. This is because during quarantine people needed some entertainment which these people provided them. Because of their lifelong hard work they are the ones who have the most influence on people all over the world.The influencers whose influence grew over people were Daily Dose, Huda Beauty, Cameron Dallas, Kayla Itsines, Cooking with Mima and many more. 2020 was definitely a year of social media influencers, bloggers and personalities.Overall, Blogging is a great source of income and popularity but at the end it all depends on how much work you put into it, how creative you are and how big do you dream. “Work smart not hard”. Break all your boundaries of creativity and be as creative as you can be because that’s what attract people the most. There’s nothing stopping you from working your dreams into reality. Do not limit yourself. Let the limit be the sky.