How To Become A Subject Matter Expert In Any Field By Angela Ibukunoluwa Komolafe
A day to teach us from your wealth of knowledge, experience, and expertise.
I know some people will be thinking that they don’t have anything to share because they are not experts. They don’t have any area of expertise.
Let me make this clear,
There is something you know that I don’t know. You can share that even if you are not yet an expert in any field.
Anyway, that’s by the way. That’s not my focus for today. My focus for today is to teach you the simple ways to become an expert in any field.
WHO IS AN EXPERT?
An expert is someone who has vast knowledge, skill and experience in a particular field or area. For example, I am an expert in the field of writing and personal development.
When it comes to helping people become better writers and better version of themselves, I’m your go-to girl.
This is because I have a piece of considerable knowledge and experience in those areas.
When you become an expert in a particular area, you’ll always have something to write about it. And as you write about it on a consistent basis, people will begin to notice you and in no time, they’ll start to acknowledge you as an authority in the field.
HOW DO YOU BECOME A SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT?
- Choose an area/field you want to master and become an expert in. Before making your choice, you must consider these two things:
Once you choose an area to become an expert in, you automatically become a lifelong student of that subject matter.
In order to continue to learn and acquire knowledge about this subject matter without losing interest, you need passion. So you need to choose the subject matter that you’re passionate about.
If you want to make money with your writing, then the subject matter you choose must be profitable people must be willing to pay for what you’re writing about.
- Start learning voraciously about your chosen area of interest.
- Read a book a week/month in the area you’ve chosen to master.
- Watch YouTube videos.
- Subscribe to blogs in your area of interest.
- Follow influencers who are already experts in your area of interest.
- Invest in coaching programs.
- Get a mentor.
As you learn through this medium, start teaching about what you’re learning by writing about it.
Seek out what your readers want to learn about your subject matter and write about it.
When you do this, you will not only have something to always write about, you’ll also establish yourself as an authority. Moreover, you will build a tribe loyal to readers who love your works.
Are you a matter expert?
If yes, what area are you an expert in? (Showcase yourself)
Those who are not yet experts, what area are you deciding to become an expert in?
Share with me.
Yours in writing,