If you’re thinking about starting a blog in 2013, you have a tall mountain to climb. In case you haven’t noticed, there is tons of competition out there. Whether you’re into knitting, basketball, Taekwondo or rafting, there is a blog dedicated to you. Even if you have an existing blog that isn’t getting the traffic you want, you have a lot to do if you hope to turn that blog around and compete with the big boys. This isn’t meant to discourage you, in fact it’s meant to make you aware that blogging has completely transformed. What follows are blogging tips for 2013 that will help you start a new blog or revive an old one so that you rise to the top just like all the other top blogs out there.