So you have a blog! You’ve been bitten by the self-publishing bug and you have a place to call your own on the Internet. In my forthcoming posts, I’ll talk in detail about some of the features and tricks that are relevant to any blogger but first let’s run your blog through the checklist. Does your blog have the necessary essentials?
Most of the blogs are created so that they can be read by many readers and reach out to the largest audience. It cannot be done overnight. 🙂 There are a few things which needs to be followed in order to achieve regular and loyal readership. Read on to find out how can you get more readers and traffic for your blog.
A lot of people are thinking to start a blog or have just started. This article will help them to get started well. Read it and if you are blogging for some time, feel free to add your thoughts to ‘Blogging Tips For Beginners‘.
Today, the internet has evolved into a huge masterpiece – a distinct showcase that describes people, ideas & businesses freely, clearly and specifically. The internet now offers a great opportunity to freely express your thoughts and ideas in various forms; be it audio, video or text.
Simply, the internet has become what you could call – “A Social Marketplace” which is made up of large number of social media sites encouraging human interaction in almost every possible manner you could imagine. Therefore, the internet has become highly accessible or rather, “social“.
What Are Social Media Sites?
It is time we discussed about a very important aspect of blogging, which is responding to your readers and the comments you get. As a blogger, always remember that a big role in whatever you are, is because of your readers. Whatever you do, remember that feedback (positive or negative) is very very important. Remember the golden rule of marketing? The customer is god and the customer is always right. In the blogging world your readers are like your customers and responding to them and getting their feedback is very important. Always remember that a reader is taking some valuable time off his/her busy schedule and honouring your blog with a comment and that time should be respected. Responding to your readers comments can also start of a healthy discussion and lead to your making acquaintances with a lot of like minded people.
Starting a blog series is a very effective way of retaining your readers and keeping the interest of the readers alive. There are many benefits to start a blog series. Instead of one large post, you can split that into multiple posts which will be good for your search engine presence. They also encourage visitors to come back often and they can participate in deeper discussions in a more comprehensive manner. When you start a blog series, keep in mind the following points: