Quiz - Should You Start a Blog?

10 Question Quiz to Learn What Kind of Blogger You Can Be

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If you're thinking of starting a blog, but you're not sure if you have what it takes to be successful, or you're not even sure if blogging just for fun is right for you, then take this short quiz to learn if you have what it takes to start a blog. Just jot down your answers to the questions below, and follow the instructions at the end of the quiz to calculate your score and get your personal result.

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Do you like to write?

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A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Can you write? Can you write coherently and be somewhat grammatically correct?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

03
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Do you like to share your thoughts often and with anyone who will listen?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Do you enjoy socializing online?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Are you comfortable using the Internet and learning new technology?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Are you self-motivated and self-disciplined?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Can you fit blogging into your schedule consistently?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Are you prepared for people to disagree with you (and sometimes in nasty ways)?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Are you ready for the behind the scenes work blogging entails?

This includes blog maintenance, moderating comments, responding to emails, and so on.

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

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Do you like to read?

A) Yes or Always

B) Kind of or Sometimes

C) No or Never

The Results

Calculate your score using the system below:

  • "A" responses = 3 points each
  • "B" responses = 2 points each
  • "C" responses = 1 point each

Add up your points and use the scale below to learn what type of blogger you can be right now.

  • 25+ points = Power Blogger: You already have what it takes to be a highly successful blogger!
  • 16-24 points = Casual Blogger: You have what it takes to be a good blogger and grow a comfortable following.
  • 0-15 points = Hobby Blogger: You would enjoy writing a blog, but if you want to take it to a higher level of success, you need to retool your lifestyle, likes and dislikes to more closely match the profile of a Power Blogger.