It is easy to start a blog, but the challenge is really sustaining it. Like anything else you do, you really need to arm yourself with some basic skills in order to make the tasks more efficient. Any task becomes easy and enjoyable once we have learned the necessary information and given it the appropriate amount of time. Bloggers particularly need to make sure that they have at least some of the basic skills in order to enjoy the blogging experience. There are five basic skills that you need to master in my opinion.