Last Updated on March 20, 2021 by Kelly Thoreson
This list of quotes for bloggers will inspire you, pick you up when you’re feeling down and deliver the real messages you need to hear about blogging!
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Fearless Quotes for Bloggers
Creating is scary! These quotes will give you a shot of courage so you can keep on creating content like a badass.
“Excuse me while I succeed.” – Kelly Thoreson
“Create lots of things and release them fearlessly into the world.” – Andrew Fiebert
“The price of entry is just not giving up.” – Faith Mariah
“Proceed as if success is inevitable.” – Anonymous
“Blogging is to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free form, more accident prone, less formal, more alive. It is, in many ways, writing out loud.” – Andrew Sullivan
“The casual conversational tone of a blog is what makes it particularly dangerous” – Daniel B. Beaulieu
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“Blogging is about making information creation available to anyone.” – George Siemens
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Business Quotes for Bloggers
Blogging is a business, after all. These are my favorite business quotes that relate to blogging and keep me going!
“Blogging is like work, but without coworkers thwarting you at every turn.” – Scott Adams
“The first thing you need to decide when you build your blog is what you want to accomplish with it, and what it can do if successful.” – Ron Dawson
“Customers can’t always tell you what they want, but they can always tell you what’s wrong.” – Carly Fiorina
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“Making money from blogging requires you to do only two things: drive a lot traffic, then maximize the income from that traffic.” – John Chow
“There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for whatever success I have attained has been the result of much hard work and many sleepless nights.” -Madam C.J.
“(Don’t) let anyone convince you that your dream, your vision to be an entrepreneur, is something that you shouldn’t do.” -Cathy Hughes
“Blogging is good for your career. A well-executed blog sets you apart as an expert in your field.” – Penelope Trunk
Inspiring Quotes for Bloggers
Sometimes you just gotta get inspired so you can keep on creating amazing blog content!
“If you are focused on putting good stuff out into the world, good stuff is going to come back to you” – Ruth Soukup
“Here’s the only blogging tip you really need: always follow your intuition.” – Kelly Thoreson
“Blogs are whatever we make them. Defining ‘Blog’ is a fool’s errand.” – Michael Conniff
“Don’t focus on having a great blog. Focus on producing a blog that’s great for your readers.” – Brain Clark
“Don’t try to plan everything out to the very last detail. I’m a big believer in just getting it out there: create a minimal viable product or website, launch it, and get feedback.” – Neil Patel
“Successful blogging is not about one time hits. It’s about building a loyal following over time.” – David Aston
“You simply have to look and see where things are going instead of where they’ve been.” – Brian Clark
“If your blog provides genuine value, you fully deserve to earn income from it.” – Steve Pavlina
“You don’t have to be big. You have to be remarkable.” – Joe Pulizzi
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”- Mark Twain
“When you brand yourself properly, the competition becomes irrelevant.” – Dan Schawbel
“You don’t have to convince investors about the merits of your idea. You just have to convince yourself.” -Ryan Holmes
“The currency of blogging is authenticity and trust.” – Jason Calacanis
“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” -Gloria Steinem
Uplifting Quotes for Bloggers
I use these quotes when I need a pick me up or a little reminder to not take life too seriously. When blogging gets tough, the blogger gets laughing!
“I think I am about 5 for 500 when it comes to successful ideas vs flops.” – Jerry Schoemaker
“Lighten up, Francis.” – Stripes
“Not only are bloggers suckers for the remarkable, so are the people who read blogs.” – Seth Godin
“If you can laugh at it, you can live with it.” – Joan Rivers
“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
“If you are going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill
“Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg
“Success is normally found in pile of mistakes” – Tim Fargo
Tough Love Quotes for Bloggers
Okay, real-talk time! These are the best tough love quotes from pros who are ready to tell you what you need to hear in order to keep rocking the blog world (even if it stings a little).
“Blogging is hard because of the grind required to stay interesting and relevant.” – Sufia Tippu
“If you want to continually grow your blog, you need to learn to blog on a consistent basis.” – Neil Patel
“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” – Guy Kawasaki
“All the promotion in the world won’t make your site popular if your content sucks.” – Corbett Barr
“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman
“A blog is only as interesting as the interest shown in others.” – Lee Odden
“There are tons of different factors that go into ranking well, but the biggest is high-quality content.” – David Sinick
“Successful people don’t spam.” – Adrienne Smith
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein
“Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours per week.” – Lori Greiner
“If you’re starting something on your own, you better have a passion for it, because this is hard work.” – Sallie Krawcheck
“Selling to people through social media is like going to a party, meeting somebody for the first time, and then saying, ‘Hey, do you want to buy this Tupperware?’” – Pat Flynn
Writing Quotes for Bloggers
As a blogger, you’re also an author. Writing every day isn’t always easy but it is enormously rewarding! These quotes will encourage you to write with abandon.
“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it.”- Octavia E. Butler
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“You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.”-Jodi Picoult
“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” – Louis L’Amour
“If you wait for inspiration to write you’re not a writer, you’re a waiter.” – Dan Poynter.
“Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.” – Orson Scott
“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”- Franz Kafka
“Words are our most inexhaustible source of magic.” – J. K. Rowling.
“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all: Read a lot and write a lot.” – Stephen King
“It is only by writing, not dreaming about it, that we develop our own style.” — P.D. James