You’ve been blogging for awhile now and are starting to build up a following – but how can you engage your readers and keep them coming back? If you want to stand out from the crowd and transform so-so material into content people actually want to read, these tips will help you do just that.
As a blogger, you know that comments are an exciting part of the process. However, you can’t sit idly by waiting for people to comment on your content if you aren’t willing to seek out other bloggers in your niche and leave your own valuable comments behind. There are many reasons comments are important, but here are five reasons why commenting on other blogs truly matters.
While you may know everything there is to know about driving traffic to your blog, what do you do if none of your readers are actively participating? All the page views mean nothing if your blog remains inactive from a community perspective.
Luckily, there are several steps you can take to begin engaging your blog readers and not only get more comments from them, but build a dedicated community of like-minded people who enjoy reading what you have to say.
There are many entrepreneurs (or wantrepreneurs) who believe the myth that building a startup is a piece of cake. Many fall prey to the “if you build it they will come” mentality, and don’t realize only a fraction of startups actually lift off the ground.
I read an insightful article the other day on why the freemium model of marketing fails for startup companies. Good stuff by fellow partner at Copyblogger Media, Brian Clark.
When you blog for your business, it’s imperative that every word you write reflects positively on the company. Your business blog should reflect your overall brand message and each blog post needs to appropriately reflect who you are and what your company does.
In fact, as a business blogger you need to make sure you’re focusing on the company as a whole while avoiding talking too much about yourself. Here are several things NOT to do in business blogging, so you can avoid these mistakes in the future.