Proven Ways to Promote Your Blog
Lately we have been posting a number of articles about blog writing. Keeping a blog is a great way to drive traffic to your website and engage your visitors, but simply writing the posts isn’t all there is to it!
To get the greatest number of hits, it’s a good idea to actively promote your blog online. How is this done you ask? This article will outline a number of proven ways that you can promote your blog and boost its popularity.
1) Peak interest via social media
Leverage your social media accounts to attract followers to your blog. Post links to all new entries on your Facebook page and on Facebook pages for communities within your target market. For example, if you provide limousine services, you might post a link to your blog article, “Arriving to Prom in Style”, on a Facebook community page that gets a lot of activity from teens. Get the idea?
2) Submit your RSS feed to blog directories
Submitting your blog url to sharing networks will help interested blog readers to stumble across your domain when searching for articles in your topic range. Some of these blog search engines required paid memberships, but Technorati is free and it’s a great place to start.
3) Post links in forums
No matter what your target market, chances are there is a forum out there where your potential customers are interacting. Do a little research, join a forum or two and inject yourself into the action.
Just remember, the idea is to promote your blog, not to push it on your audience. Present the posts as a valuable or fun source of knowledge. Do this correctly, and you’ll get the response you’re looking for!