If you feel like your blogging business could be improved upon greatly, one of the first areas you should look at is your marketing. Marketing is a fantastic tool that can really boost your business online with the right moves. If you are searching for the best ways to push your business forward, you should think about investing in some new marketing techniques. Here are some of the areas you should be targeting if you want to promote your blog a bit better this month. [Read more…]
Today, people with decent writing skills can start a blog. But if your purpose is to build a brand, attract a large crowd, and make money along the way, then blogging can be a daunting challenge.
Keep in mind that, as a professional blogger, you need to learn different skills aside from writing and editing. You must be able to do research, design your website, promote your content, and build profound connections with key individuals in your niche. [Read more…]
Blogging success boils down to two things:
1. Get traffic
2. Convert it
“Convert it” means “get people to do what you want them to do,” which is usually clicking an ad, subscribing to your blog/newsletter, or buying something. (Or linking to your blog, or telling their grandma how awesome you are, etc.)
If you’ve been blogging for a while, you probably have a fairly constant stream of traffic flowing to your blog from one or more sources – search engines, social networking websites, online directories, and so forth.
But are you converting it as well as you can? [Read more…]