WANT TO BECOME AN EXPERT BLOGGER?
FOLLOW THESE USEFUL BLOGGING TIPS -
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Before you start a blog, you must answer a question: Why do you need a blog? If you do not find an answer to this question, you can close this page and return to do your normal activity. If you do find an answer, you can read below to find out some of the most basic and useful tips that are surely going to help you as far as blogging is concerned.
CHOOSE A NICHE
Before starting your own blog, decide what topics you want to discuss. It could be related to IT, Sports, Movies, Music or any other topic of your special interest. Choose the topic that best suits you.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT PLATFORM
You can start blogging on Blogger, WordPress, TypePad, Over-Blog or other free platforms. There is nothing to configure, as these platforms have simple administration interfaces, thus making them neat and efficient for blogging use. However, It is strongly recommended for you to buy your domain name (about $50 per year).
TAMING THE BEAST (WORDPRESS)
WordPress is the favorite platform for bloggers and you will understand it after going through its easy to understand helping tutorials that are available all over the web. But like every beginner, you will be dropped a bit by all the options that the platform features.
FIND YOURSELF AN EXPERT ON WORDPRESS
Do not hesitate to ask for help around you (or rather around the web!) in order to have maximum assistance and support in order to advance in your work.
PREPARE AND PLAN YOUR ARTICLES
Prepare some items before you open your blog. Indeed, it will update your blog automatically through planning articles.
If you love to write and share your advice, you have to blog regularly. Google loves those blogs that are updated regularly.
MAKE FRIENDS WITH BLOGGERS
After putting some content on your blog (at least fifteen articles), do not hesitate to contact bloggers who deal with the same topic as you. You can ask for an exchange in your respective blogolists and can wait for them to respond.
COMMENT ON OTHER BLOGS
In the manner of the previous point, you should visit the blogs of your niche and take a few minutes to comment on them. This would help you in getting some visitors, who will then discover your blog through your comments and profile. Do not forget to include the link to your blog in the comments. In addition to this, if the blog you are commenting on is a DoFollow, you will get linkjuice (Good for Seo) to your blog!
GIVE IMPORTANCE TO YOUR CONTENT
New blogs should focus on one thing “QUALITY CONTENT”. Do not add anything to distract or scare the reader. Try to provide as much information as you can to help your readers in the best way possible.
Do not think of attracting 100 visitors a day after just a week of blogging! In fact patience is the key, and choosing to update it regularly by posting quality content would surely start bringing in the volumes of traffic that you are expecting.You can always optimize your blog articles by embedding particular keywords (to get more search hits) as well as join different social media platforms (Twitter or Facebook being the most famous ones) to maximize your exposure. Just like other aspects of life, your hard work and perseverance is surely going to payoff.
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