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Real Advice From Bloggers Meant For Bloggers

Most likely, you have some familiarity with blogging.

Basically, a blog or a weblog is like an online journal devoted to a subject of interest to you.

Blogs tend to be more personally oriented than many websites, and are part of the expanding field of social media.

If you want to launch a blog of your own or improve a blog you already have, keep reading.

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Own Domain Name

You should purchase your own domain site instead of using a free hosting site when developing your blog.

Domains are very cheap but do wonders for your professionalism.

Having your own domain can make it easier for readers to remember and find your blog.

Use your business name or a related keyword in your blog domain.

 

Don’t let running a blog take over your life.

Failing to give yourself some time off and away from the computer will lead to dangerous burnout.

Therefore, schedule some time to exercise, see friends, or simply just take a time out for 5 minutes or so.

A timeout lets you return to your blog with a fresh approach to content.

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TIP! Search engine optimization is just as critical for a blog as it is any web site. You need to keep your blog high in the page ranks so that people can find it.

Blog about things people care about.

Everybody does chore like cleaning the house and washing the laundry.

Most readers aren’t going to be interested in reading about these chores.

Of course, if you can present a unique spin on doing chores, go for it.

Look for a topic that will engage readers.

One of your priorities as a blogger is to lure readers to your site.

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Differentiate Your Blog

Have a difference to your blog that is not seen elsewhere.

Being unique and offering an unusual flavor to your content will entice readers.

You can also interest readers by providing information they can’t find elsewhere.

Try to post about unusual pastimes or knowledge.

Answer common questions comprehensively.

You need to let the reader have a good reason to visit your blog.

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Be authentic.

Don’t make it look like you are a ‘know-it-all’.

Try being honest, transparent and open.

Make sure to always follow this rule.

Blog Posting is about expression and uniqueness.

Reaching for perfection is great, but don’t dwell on it.

If you make a mistake, so be it.

You have a specific point of view that is all your own.

 

TIP! Comment on other blogs to increase interest in yours. If you’re using Google Reader, you can have a separate folder to use for keeping track of the blogs that you should be following.

Invite Guest Bloggers

Try to invite other bloggers to write on occasion on your blog and possibly bring their readers to your own blog.

Such posts improve your blog’s store of original, high-quality content.

It also means more traffic for your blog once people find out about your guest writers.

Extend invitations to several bloggers to help you boost your readership and the richness of your blog’s content.

A great blog will ensure that your reader follows every single word.

 

Takeaway

These tips can help improve your blog and make it more interesting.

While most people keep up their blog for the pleasure of it, others actually make a good income from writing a blog.

Have fun with your blog, no matter what goals you have for it.

About the Author Amel

I'm a Digital Marketing Strategist passionate about SEO and Digital Analytics. I also teach Digital Marketing and offer customized private coaching to entrepreneurs and in-house marketers to help them take their revenue or skills to the next level. Follow me on Twitter where I offer advice and share high quality content on marketing, tech and productivity.

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