Blog marketing is not a complex undertaking but is one that too many online marketers don't fully put to good use. People have this belief that a you can easily start a "free" blog in their niche, throw up a few articles and wait for the cash to start rolling in. Well....it just doesn't work like that! Just as in the "offline" business world you have to use some elbow grease. As you well know for anything worthwhile, creating and maintaining a blog effectively does take some work, some time and alot of patience.
Below are the 4 Must-Know Facts For All Online Entrepenuers to implement, if they want to make money online with a blog!
1. The Words: Everything on the net needs "Content-Words", people say "Content is King", but I prefer to use the quote "Content is Queen", because we all know the Queen is the brains behind the King, wink!
Quality blog content is essential to interest your readers and keep em coming back! Now, your first step in aquiring content for your blog would be to write it yourself, hire a copywriter or ghostwriter or purchase some private label rights products (PLR), Whichever path you choose, just be sure it is "unique, quality" content.Remember-- the more one of kind articles you use the more it will benefit your blog! The search engines will know if it is unique or not, therefore using fresh, daily content, related to your niche will give you better search engine rankings and more targetted traffic, which should lead to more sales/clicks.
2. Regularity Rocks: In writing for your blog, you can't just simply post once a week, you MUST post diligently everyday, providing your niche audience with the information they are seeking, thus building a repore with them. *Fresh, Regular Content=Google LOVE.
3. Building a List: One of your goals in blogging is to create loyal followers that will want to come back and read your creative, unique information time and time again. Giving away something of value like free reports, e-guides or videos will entice tire kickers to subscribe to your blog thereby giving you their email addresses. Use these contacts for email marketing campaigns.Email marketing from your blogs readers is another stream of revenue for you, and as they say...the moneys in the list!
4. Use your blog to drive traffic to your website: There's big advantages to blog marketing these days and can be very profitable and worthwhile to your online income. You will find the traffic to your website will increase dramatically if you are following these basic blogging steps. Use anchor text linking in your blog posts that lead to pertinent pages on your site-- Signifigant incomes can be made with blog marketing. If you need any help, feel free to contact me!
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