So you might be a blogger and see something about a professional blogging association. You might be asking yourself-why join a professional blogging association. Well, I joined an association and it has been one of the best decisions I have made since starting my blogging journey.
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I am a proud member of the International Bloggers Association. If you write a blog, you can become a member today too. The day I received the International Bloggers Association Award of Excellence in Writing and Design was a big day for me. While I had to apply for the award, I never thought that my blog was far enough along to actually receive an award. You can tell from the placement of my award seal that I am very proud to display it.
IBA Excellence Badge
I have been blogging since January 2017; I know, not very long right? It takes time to build content, create your niche’, and attract visitors to your blog. Being a member of an organization helps bring validity to my site and interacting with the members has been a great experience.
Why would you want to join?
- Be part of a professional organization
- Share knowledge and resources
- Join a group of people that support each other
Increase your traffic
Get Exclusive Access
After I joined, my phone kept vibrating. It was amazing how many social media groups I was invited to join.
- Tailwind Tribe
- Facebook Groups
- Google +
Get listed in the member section
Submit your blog posts to be featured on the site for extra exposure
Get peer reviews on your blog
They will check such things as the links, navigation, branding, and overall ease of using your site. Such a great opportunity to make your blog the best it can be.
Get tips and advice from professional bloggers that have been blogging for years. They will share their knowledge to help educate you so you too can be successful. Wide range of topics such as: starting a blog, using landing pages, blog promotion, image compression, social media communities to grow your blog, to monetizing your blog-just to name a few.
There is a very small annual fee to be a member. It is less than the price of a soda each month and if you are serious about your blogging, you will want to join and get connected to all of the benefits that are available.
If you are a member in good standing, you too can become an affiliate for the International Bloggers Association.
Here is a list of Resources that I use on my blog.
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