Monday, June 1, 2009

Posting an Exciting Blog That Drives Traffic

Your blog a powerful marketing tool, you need to get your customers and clients to see it. You will need to advertise and provide content that gets attention:

  • Make your blog visually exciting. Choose an attractive background color and provide photos or images. Many blog sites offer a variety of templates to choose from and posting visual elements is easy.
  • Consider sound. Develop your blog as you would a web site, with the same visual appeal. You can add video and sound to your blogs. You don't need to spend many hours composing a masterpiece, just know that simple text on a white background may not draw a plethora of readers.
  • Make sure that your customers know that your blog exists. Providing some targeted advertising on the Internet is easy. Start with AdSense or try some link exchange programs with web sites, blogs, and newsletters that have similar content to your blog. By providing a link to another web site you may be able to convince that web master to provide a link to your blog.
  • Give Your Readers What They Want. Studies suggest that possibly a quarter of Internet users tune into blogs. If you can give your blog readers what they want, you can be reasonably sure of having a decent audience. Readers look for:
  1. Tips and advice
  2. Interest
  3. Style
  4. Humanity

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