Why Join a Professional Blogging Association

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So you might be a website author and see something about a professional blogging association. You might be asking yourself-why join an association for this. 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.

Blogging Association

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. You can see my badge on my Media Page.

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
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Google +
  • YouTube

Get listed in the member section

Submit your blog posts to be featured on the site for extra exposure

Blog Peer Review

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.

Annual Membership

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.

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10 thoughts on “Why Join a Professional Blogging Association”

  1. I never even thought to join a blogging association. This is a really great idea to keep everyone connected. I am going to look into this for sure. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Vicky I am looking into this because of your post. I guess I did not realize there were blogging associations, although I knew about the conventions, etc. keep me posted on how you like the activities going forward!

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