Posting content on a website and sharing your opinion is typically considered writing a blog. Your first step to building your own blog is finding a blog posting service, such as Blogger or WordPress, and signing up. This article offers some great ways to customize your blog without complicating it. The following tips will help you get started.
Making frequent and interesting comments on the blog’s of other people is a great way to increase exposure to your own. If you have a Google Reader account, create a folder for blogs in your niche that provide high-quality content. It’s a great idea to post regular comments, in fact post them anytime you have something to say!
Do not copy other people’s articles. Plagiarism is taken seriously, and if you do plagiarize you are ruining your reputation. You do not need any advanced degree to succeed in writing your blog, but you do need to be knowledgeable and passionate about your subject.
Remember you’ve got a life beyond blog posting. It is easy to burn out if you spend all your time on the computer, so make sure you devote some time to other activities. Take time out for a walk, visit with friends or just take a five minute break. This allows you time to return to the blog to write some quality content.
Make your blog unique. Readership will be higher for a blog with unique content. Including information that is difficult to find will attract readers too. Talk about unusual and interesting events and experiences. You can even provide detailed, specific information that readers who are into a particular topic long for. Give the readers a good reason to visit your blog to find the information they want.
You can devote as much creative time as you want to the content of your blog, whether you post once a month, once a week, or daily. Posting regularly and consistently will help draw lots of traffic to your site. Use the above advice to get your own blog off to a promising start.
Regardless what type of marketing strategy you implement to explode your business, personal leadership plays a critical role in your business success. New York Times best-selling author Orrin Woodward published a book titled “RESOLVED: 13 Resolutions for LIFE” which covers this topic extremely well. It’s a must-read. Mr.Woodward also cofounded the LIFE Leadership company.