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Wednesday, 15 July 2015

What is the best way to Promote a Blog?

The best way to promote a blog is to understand the media you are using for promotion

Promoting a blog is not a tough task, unless or until you know the proper way of promotion.

This is not as easy as A-B-C of blogging and for this you have to be more choosy with an analytic mind.

But still, there are several ways to promote a blog with efficiency to get the fruitful result after promoting.

When you search online for blog promotion, then it is pre-assumed that you are also a blogger and already used some the mentioned ways to promote your blog.

Do you know that a blogger should be an active user too?

If you are not an active user, then blogging is not for you.

Because, if you can not give your time to your readers then, others also don't have time to spend on your blog.

"The best way to promote a blog is to understand the media you are using for promotion."
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However, there are several other proven methods of promotion but still I insist that you should rely on the media you are familiar with.

Blog promotion will work only when you have created a strong reader base or you are an active readers and commentor on other blogs with the same niche.

However, your readers can be from any niche but you should stick to your blog niche to make a healthy relation with your readers.

"A blogger must stick to the blog niche to make a healthy relation with the readers."
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Before you start, ask some questions to yourself. So that you don't make a mistake while blogging.

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Top 10 Question about Blogging

Here is the list of top 10 common questions you should ask before the star of your blogging journey.  

These questions revolve around how to get started, what to talk about, and even what platform to use for blogging?
  1. Why you want to create a blog?
  2. What should be the niche for your blog?
  3. Why you are choosing this blog niche?
  4. Which blogging platform is best for you?
  5. How frequently you can write on your blog?
  6. Do you have a solid base on social media?
  7. Do you spend some time on social media?
  8. Do you know some technical terms of blogging?
  9. Do you know about keyword research for blog content?
  10. What do you know about search engine optimization and search engine ranking?
The best way to promote a blog is to understand the media you are using for promotion.

5 best way to promote on social medias


1. Add it on your Facebook's personal and business pages, groups
2. Schedule it on Twitter 2-3 times per day for the next 30 days.
3. Create a board on Pinterest and pin each post to it.
4. Share on your LinkedIn profile
5. Share your blog publicly on Google+ for added seo benefits.

How to Promote your Blog on Social Media?

Do you know that Social media can be a better place to get traffic or better engagement?

So, the best way to promote your blog on social media is to add it on all but with a different strategy on each like most professional bloggers do.

Promote like hell, but take utmost care while promoting and make sure you do not spam your blog.
You can get viral traffic and better engagement with readers if you are promoting a blog content as per the above mentioned 5 best ways to promote on social medias.

However there are some other ways, one can boost blog traffic just by following some blogging ethics. 

How to boost blog traffic with Blogging Ethics?

Before you start boosting your blog traffic, you must know about what to do or what not to do for blog promotion.
It is very difficult to grow readers for a blog.

But, if you want to do so, then let me tell you one thing that this is not an easy task for everyone. Especially for new bloggers.

Did you read a phrase in blogging that,

"If you build it, they will come".

Unfortunately, the old theory doesn't apply to blogs and actually it happens as:

"If you spread or promote it, then they will come".

The second phrase is the actual scene of blogging and every blogger has to go through this phase. 


What are Blogging Ethics?

There are some ethics one should follow while blogging. This applies to all bloggers whether new or old. Have a look on:-
  • Be helpful
  • Be unique
  • Response quickly
  • Create original content
  • Build healthy relation with readers
  • Be loyal audience
  • Share others content

Do you know how many blogs are being created daily basis?

With over one hundred million blogs being tracked by blog search engines such as Technorati till December 2014.

One more strange but true fact in blogging is that publishing compelling content isn't enough to drive awareness and traffic.

It also requires an optimized headline or title for your blog post to rock in the blogging history and also in the search ranking.

And you can reach to this goal just by using the Headline Analyzer Online Tool by Co-Schedule. 

The first question should be about the headline or title of your blog post.

I am also using this tool to get maximum from the organic search result and traffic too. 

Below is the proof of this tool as I have tested with this post and it is captured in below headline history of my blog post:-


I repeatedly analyzed my post title till I did not get the higher score.


Headline History

  • What is the best way to Promote a Blog to get viral traffic?
  • The best way to Promote a Blog to get viral traffic?

  • How to Promote a Blog to get viral traffic?

  • How to Promote a Blog for viral traffic?
  • What is The best way to Promote a Blog? A Final Result 
After spending time on Headline Analyzer, I come to the final headline which has a score of 82.

How to analyze a headline or title of your blog.
Image Taken from Co-Schedule Headline Analyzer Tool


So, I can say that Analyzing a headline should be the first ever step for your every blog post.

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Also, you need to invest your time in some old-fashioned blogging techniques to give your blog a traffic boost. 


The 10 free blog promotion tips will boost your search traffic:-
  1. Regular comment on other blogs - but do not spam 
  2. Post frequently - on daily basis or 2-3 days a week
  3. Participate in online forums
  4. Actively use social media
  5. Link to other blogs in your own blog posts
  6. Include your blog link in your email signature
  7. Hold blog contents - invite your audience
  8. Join blog carnivals
  9. Use 2 way guest blogging
  10. Best use of visual content
  • Regular Comment on Other Blogs - But do not spam 

    • An easy way to give your blog a promotional boost is by commenting on other blogs. 
    • Each time you comment, enter the same name and URL in the corresponding fields in the blog comment form. Doing so will help your search engine optimization efforts over time.
    • Leave a relevant, interesting and useful comments on other blogs.
  • Post Frequently - On daily basis or 2-3 days in a Week 

    • Posting frequently can boost your search engine traffic. 
    • Each new post acts as a new entry point for search engines to find your blogs.
    • Writing with search engine optimization in mind can also boost the potential each of your posts has to lead traffic to your blog.
  • Participate in Online Forums 

    • Join forums related to your blog topic
    • Become an active, contributing member on relevant forums.
    •  Include a link to your blog in your forum signature.
  • Use Social Media 

    • Leverage the promotional opportunities that the social web provides. 
    • Join social networking sites and include links to your blogs
    • Join social bookmarking sites like Digg, StumbleUpon etc
    • Also use micro blogging sites like twitter etc
    • All of these efforts will increase awareness of your blog and give it added exposure.
  • Link to other blogs in your Own Posts 

    • Try to include links of other blogs in your own blog posts.
    • Refer to other blogs you enjoy reading or specific posts
    • When those other blogs have the trackback feature turned on in their blogging software programs, you'll automatically get a link back to your own blog in the comment section of those posts. 
    • At the very least, the other blogger will see the incoming links from your blog in their blog statistic reports, that means more exposure for you.
  • Include your blog link in your Email Signature 

    • Include your blog URL everywhere you can. 
    • Your email signature and business cards are two of the most obvious places to promote your blog with a link or printed URL.
    • Don't be afraid to think out of the box. 
    • Promotion is key to success when it comes to blogging.
    • Don't be shy about tooting your own horn.
  • Hold a Blog Contest 

    • Blog contests are a great way to attract new visitors to your blog. 
    • The most important thing to remember when using a blog contest as a promotional tool is to get the word out about the contest by announcing it on contest websites.
    • A lot of responsibility would be on your shoulders after starting a contest. So be prepare for that.
  • Join a Blog Carnival 

    • Blog carnivals are an easy way to get links to your blog 
    • The more closely related to your blog topic that the carnival is, the more traffic you'll get from it.
  • 2 way Guest Blogging

    • Offer your services as a guest blogger for other blogs in your niche.
    • Guest blogging is a great way to get links to your blog
    • Use 2 ways guest blogging.
  • Best use of Visual Content 

    • Use visual content in your blog posts
    • Be unique while designing graphics
    • Optimize your visual content by using all the attributes and following Do's and Don'ts about visual content
     
If you think that I have discussed exactly what you need to promote your blog in the wise manner,

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2 comments:

  1. Helpful post. The style is short and sweet and has a rhythm which makes it accessible to those who, like me, know little about blogging. There are a few typos, which can easily be corrected, but they do not impede the message from coming across.
    And you're right: I do need to improve the visual content of my blog and will try to be a more active blogger. Thanks for the tips!

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    1. Thanks +Paula for this praise and it will encourage me to write more in-depth posts. if you are facing any problem in creating visual content then you can take help from me.

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