Writing A Blog Made Simple With These Tips And Tricks

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Long time marketer and infopreneur. I have been making a living online since 2005 and helping others do the same since almost as long.

I trained as an economist with particular interest in the transition economies of the FSU.

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Blogging is everywhere nowadays. It now seems that just everyone has a blog. Plan carefully if you want to create a blog which helps you meet your goals. Do some research and use what you’ve learned here to create the blog you’ve always wanted.

Guest bloggers are a great boon to blogs. This is a simple way to add more high-quality content to your site. This also leads to an increase in quality traffic when these guest bloggers alert their readers to the content on your blog. Extend invitations to several bloggers to help you boost your readership and the richness of your blog’s content.

Try creating a different homepage for your blog. Many blogs use as their landing page a list of the most recent posts, but you can create a customized homepage.

Your blog should have a contact page that is easy to find. That will enable your blog readers to contact you anytime they have a question or idea. Your readers can come from anywhere, and you may be surprised by the useful feedback that you will receive if you let them contact you.

Trade Links

Trade links. This is one good way to build the traffic your site gets. Trade links with sites that feature similar content to your own. Link exchanges (automated services that provide you with nigh-random backlinks) are rarely worth your time and almost never draw in visitors who are likely to become followers. More relevant traffic will also improve your search rankings.

Add a survey or poll to your blog. This will increase the traffic in your site and it will give your visitors a great way to communicate with you.

It’s key for blog integrity that you are on a regular schedule. Your readers have plenty of blog-reading options, and they may as well take advantage of a different one if you post inconsistently. Except for a few days, like Christmas or Easter, readers expect to hear from you on a very regular basis, so make sure to give them what they want when it comes to keeping a blog posting schedule.

Use plenty of links in your posts. Link to other blogs and articles that are relevant. Links can also be included back to news sites or university sites that support the claims you may have made in any of your posts. This will enhance your content’s credibility.

Embed pictures into your posts. It’s often said that a picture is worth 1000 words. This is very true when it’s applied to blog posting. Images have a lot of power when added to words. Thus, it makes sense to supplement your posts with images whenever you can.

Don’t just focus on making money. It is possible to make money from your blog, but if you use that as your sole focus, most likely it will backfire.

Think about Windows Live Writer. This blogging client is considered to be the most effective program that exists. This product only works with Windows, but is much better than Mac blog posting clients. Windows Live Writer is better to use because it’s free.

Fresh Content

Update your site regularly. If you want to grow your readership, it is necessary to inject fresh content regularly. If you’re lacking new and fresh content, people have no reason to revisit your blog. If possible, try to make at least one post per day.

Keep your content focused on the original topic of your blog. By attempting to cover many topics within a single blog, you will lose focus and begin to confuse readers.

Use your existing social networking accounts to let people know that you have a blog. Ask them if they can share your information so that you can reach a much wider audience. Let people know you are a real person by maintaining a personal account on the social networking site.

As previously mentioned in the article, bloggers are everywhere. Although there are different motivations behind each blog, they all have the same intent; they want to get a message out to a large audience. You can be one of the successful bloggers. Blog Posting can be fun and sometimes even make money. Use the tips and advice presented here to make your blog the best it can be.

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