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The 25 Things Bloggers Secretly Have to Deal With

Here's a list of things bloggers secretly have to deal with. Add yours!

Source: http://www.impactbnd.com/blog/the-5-things-bloggers-secretly-have-to-deal-with

1

You're Constantly Being Pitched

You're Constantly Being Pitched

The modern business blogger is much like a seasoned record executive. However, instead of receiving crappy demo tapes to toss in the trash, you're constantly being pitched terrible article ideas that require immense restraint to avoid denouncing the offender's entire character and way of life.

2

Fending off Grammar Police

Fending off Grammar Police

Grammar mistakes are silly, sure. And no one knows this more than the blogger. Chances are if they haven't caught the error themselves, one of their coworkers or bosses has.

The last thing they need is to be publicly persecuted by every reader who can't wait to display their knowledge of possessive pronouns.

3

Finding a Featured Image

Finding a Featured Image

Unless your company has a paid service, they'll find Sasquatch before you'll find any relevant, engaging, royalty free images for a damn blog post.

4

Dealing With Clueless Managers

Dealing With Clueless Managers

Imagine for a second that blogging were a more visual art form similar to painting.

If you want something produced quickly, anyone can throw together a finger painting reminscent of your kindergarten show and tell. But let's be honest, any such work is really a painting only a mother could love.

As a manager, if your aspiration is to create content only the parentals of its authors could love, then you'll find it's a very easy process to manage.

5

Finding Your Happy Place

Finding Your Happy Place

The truth is, bloggers have an inborn attention deficit disorder. This is partly what makes them great writers. They're always observing and in a constant state of curiosity.

It also makes finding the space to get stuff done pretty challenging.

Phones ring. People talk loudly. Twitter happens. Coworkers constantly swing by your desk with no regard for the headphones currently placed over your ears (which sometimes aren't even playing any music at all. A clever ruse that's incredibly effective.)