Yesterday, we opened our Social Media Love Fest (S.M.L.F.) Series with a discussion on how we can use social media to promote our blog articles. During this process, we establish a presence
Yesterday we talked about how important it is to promote your blog articles after you hit publish. Today we pick back up on the topic and dig a little deeper into how we can leverage social media to do just that.
You spend a lot of time and effort crafting a few blog articles per week. You take pictures, or buy stock photos and format them. In other words, you put a lot of time, thought, and effort into your blog articles.
Reviews of products and services among bloggers and blog readers have gotten a bit of bad rep over the past few years, as many companies send products to bloggers for free along with a set of talking points or
Many newbie bloggers and Soloprenerus (and even experienced ones) are afraid to link to other sites. They think they will lose readers and bleed out “link juice” and authority to the other site.
Once you’re starting to build a following and a readership, even if it’s small one, you can start asking your readers for topic ideas. This works particularly well if you took my advice from yesterday and started building a list.
How many times does this happen? You’re browsing on the internet, and you come across a blog article you love. You decide to come back to the blog and read it regularly. Two hours later and you’ve completely forgotten about this cool new blog you discovered.
Today’s quick content idea actually ties in well with cross linking because you’ll be doing a bunch of it. It’s another great way to showcase some of your older blog articles and get them a little extra attention.
As your blog starts to grow and you’re adding more and more articles, chances are readers won’t see every single article you write. Why not make it easy for them to find related content by cross linking it where appropriate.
Your blog is often the first thing new readers, new prospects, and new clients see of you and your online business and first impressions count. That means you need a well-designed and layout blog, great content, and pictures that
Today we’ll talk about a simple little content recycle strategy that will turn those emails into evergreen content for your blog. The basic idea is simple.
Reading online is different from reading a print book or newspaper. It’s much harder on the eyes, and since we’re consuming so much written content on a daily basis and scan a lot
Keep an eye out for questions in comments. Save them, horde them, and when you need a quick article, take that question – copy and paste it into your blog and answer it.
For the purpose of today’s article, we’ll compare two different articles that are on opposite ends of the content spectrum – quick articles, or short articles, if you will vs. epic articles.
Yes, it’s handy that WordPress and most other blogging platforms have a way to save your articles as drafts so you can continue to work on it over the course of a few days. It’s even better that they usually auto-save for you – at least it is in my case.
How well you write, how well-researched your content is, or how pretty your images are means nothing if you can’t get readers to click through and start reading your post.
I’ll walk you through a simple little brainstorming exercise that will result in dozens of blog article ideas you can use over the coming weeks and months, or whenever you need a little extra inspiration.
Blogging is a great way to grow your reach and engagement with your target audience. It’s also fun and easy to do and frankly, it can be quite profitable if you do it right. Regardless of your business. Over the next 30 days, I invite you to join me in a blogging challenge.