Hi first of all, I would like to thank all of those who have read my introductory post a trending one under #lifestory. Today as a new Steemien, I would like to share my experience and what I learned so far. At first, I needed to learn that Steemit platform is totally different from Facebook . You cannot get away with any post and make money out of it. Even though it is tempting to do so and many are doing it. But many of those are already caught up in the radar through active steemiens like @grumpycat, @upme and have been blacklisted. Secondly, It’s a platform where every active members work as a community. They appreciate others good work and share more info if necessary to fill the gap.So, I definitely don’t want a downvote which would definitely affect my reputation and is not good at all for the long run. Thirdly, successful Steemiens really work hard in writing their technical post such as on crypto currency or anything that is going to be a big issue or success in the upcoming future. They do good research and great analysis before producing their content. So if you wanna write about any topic do good research and analysis beforehand. Fourthly, do follow successfull Steemiens. Try to learn as much as you can. I have read posts and watched videos on crypto currency by successful Steemiens Ilike @jerrybanfield , @joeparys, @cryptoctopus, @lukestokes, more than 5 times. Because as a newbie every information was going over my head at first. New information takes time to process. So , I read and watched again and again and again unless it made sense to me. That is the best way to educate yourself and learn. I am still learning and have lot to learn, to be honest. Fifthly, when you are tempted to make a comment or reply, please be cautious. Try to make it not too big but too small. As I found myself loosing interest in reading too big comments and small comments doesn’t verify that the post has been actually read by the commenting author. Just communicate what you have learned and why you are appreciating and acknowledging the post. It shows respect and appreciation to the blogger. Also, it is the best way to earn money as well. Because, writing a new post needs time, research and creativity whereas to do comment or reply you just need to read that specific post. It is also the best way to get initial followers. Finally, try to write down an agenda for yourself if you really want to be successful. If you are here for money within a short period of time then making investment on ‘Steem’ or ‘Steem Dollar’ is the best option . You cannot cut corners to produce good content. If you really want to be successful as a blogger in the long run than ‘Patience is the best Virtue’. Time would do its work automatically if you do your work. Remember that determination is the key to learn new things and be successful. So to rap up my so far learning experience, all I need to say is that take your time to read and write blogs or to watch and make videos. You cannot get a PhD degree unless you have graduated and have a masters degree in your bag. Give it some time and success will follow automatically.