FIVE WAYS TO HELP GROW YOUR BLOG
Our today world has become so vast with lots of people trying to make money online using any available means possible. Thus one of those surest ways is through Blogging.
Blogs have emerged as an effective and less expensive way to reach millions of customers. Infact, more than 58 million Americans read blogs on a regular basis, and 56 percent of those readers also shop online.
But it is not just setting up and owning a blog that matters, it boils down to retention. For that you need to attract more readers to your blog to make it grow and generate revenue for you. Below are five simple, but surest ways to help your blog grow and generate income for you.
1. FREQUENTLY UPDATE YOUR BLOG.
A successful blog is updated frequently, maybe more times a day. If you want to grow your blog, you will need to keep it content fresh, which means you need to consistently update your blog. Regularly updating content (post, forums and comments) encourages readers to return to your blog. Always invite others to comment and, when they do, thank them for their thoughts. Assess the needs of your readers and featured content such as a series to satisfy their interest. Maintaining content shows your commitment to your readers and subscribers.
2. FIND YOUR NICHE.
A successful blog must have a mass appeal and a focus broad enough to ensure you have plenty to write upon choose a topic you’re so vast and knowledgeable so that you don’t get bore down.
3. BE INVOLVE IN NETWORKING
Involve a lot in networking by identifying blog similar to your own and start networking with their authors. It’s an easy way to keep you inform about what is happening in the blogoshere. It is also a great way to refer people to your blog once it is published, thereby enhancing your credibility by contributing your thoughts and opinions.
Once you beginning publishing your blog, make it a point to seek out and participate in communities network sites such as Diggs, del.ico.us, Facebook, Twitter and Blog Catalog. This helps you build a blog community and, as well as generate traffic and promote your blog.
4. INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Introduce self and writing about whom you are. Your first post should introduce yourself and detail the purpose of your blog. Include your credentials as well as your interest in the subject matter. Offer fun notes about your self and be passionate about it. If your readers feel that they know you, they will be more loyal and engaged in your blog/
5. ESTABLISH SET GOALS
Define and set goals, i.e. building community, generating revenue, gaining RSS subscription, etc for your blog and establish a time frame for achieving them so that you can measure its success. Why not construct a one or two year plan or targets, including checkpoints where you evaluate whether you have met your setted goals and measure the overall growth of your blog