Publishing a blog is easy. What is not so easy is coming up with fresh ideas and continually keeping your blog constantly up-to-date and attractive to your readers. Let’s take a look at some of the resources and ways you can employ to gather and discover new ideas for your blog content.
Blogging Success Archives
Blogs can be used to serve an assortment of different purposes such as generating leads, promoting products, and of course driving traffic.
If you are going to create blog posts primarily to drive traffic then it is important to understand what content characteristics to focus on. The easiest way to do this is by looking at other popular blog posts that generated a significant amount of traffic.
A preponderance of bloggers throw in the towel within a year or so. Sometimes, it is because they lose interest or realize blogging is not something they want to take seriously and commit to. However and unfortunately, generally it is because they encounter common problems and can’t figure out how to overcome them.
Let’s look at some of these problems to help you achieve blogging success.
Under ideal circumstances creating an effective business blog can be a difficult task. If you are to have success with your business blog it is important that you avoid the most common mistakes from the beginning.
With so much competition in any given niche, there is no reason to put yourself at a disadvantage by making the same mistakes others before you have made. Let’s have a closer look at the five most common business blogging mistakes and how you can avoid them.
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Perhaps you were excited when you created your first blog only to discover later that you didn’t build it on a foundation strong enough to support the growth you had hoped for.
If that has happened your only option is to break everything down and recreate it with a stronger foundation; otherwise, you risk outgrowing your blog’s framework. This is a time-consuming and tedious process that could have been avoided.
The key is to make sure you build your blog designed for the future to support long-term growth from the very beginning. To achieve this, there are a handful of essentials you need to focus on during the initial setup phase.
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So what is the goal of writing great articles, and how can it change your presentations? Professional writers always have one main goal in mind with everything they write: to transform their audience.
Great writers strive to help their audience see through different eyes, act differently, change the way they interact with the world.
Anyone can throw words together and make complete sentences (case in point: most of the blogosphere), but if you want to actually have impact through your writing, you must learn to write for transformation. It’s the difference between being merely informative and being compelling and persuasive.
There are three simple steps to transformational writing: 1) writing for a specific audience, 2) using the right venue, and 3) choosing and executing the right type of transformation (there are three).
Is Your Blog Starting to Take a Turn for the Worse? 5 Warning Signs That Your Blog Traffic May Be Decreasing
There are times that every blog will experience downturns in their viewership. If recognized early enough it can often be reversed. The problem many people have is identifying the end of their blog’s growth period.
Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for your traffic to decrease to spot the end of your growth cycle. Here are some signs that can warn you and keep your blog traffic increasing.