Traffic Generation

Do Blog Contests Really Build Blog Readership?

Over the past few months, I’ve been working very hard to build my blog readership and the number of subscribers. Along with building relationships with other bloggers, sharing posts I love, asking people to be guest bloggers, and being a guest blogger for others, I’ve also started running blog contests.

The Brice is Right

People Who Like People…. Are the luckiest People in the world. Are you singing yet? Put Barbra on in the background, because just like everything old is new again, to understand how to build a blog audience, it only takes a little reconnection Fanny Brice style. Social media mavens like to chat about relationships, the new age term for People, one of the original 5P’s of Marketing. If you want to draw people to your blog, take a lesson or two from Fanny Brice and first learn how to work the room.

A Blogger’s New Year’s Resolutions

Looking to drive more traffic to your blog? Blogging helps to reinforce my professional credentials, and at the end of the day, it’s always nice to generate leads and develop business from my blog. To help achieve my goals, here are my blogger’s resolutions for the next year.

A Christmas Party and Facebook Teach Me a Thing or Two About Blogging

The other day I went to a Christmas party in my old hometown, Tulsa , Oklahoma. It’s been over 20 years since I lived there. But through the magic of Facebook, I’ve recently reconnected with high school and college friends living in Tulsa. Many old friends were at the Christmas party.

As I’m standing by the hors d’oeuvres, Scott, a friend I played basketball with in junior high, stops and asks about my blog. He tells me how he really enjoyed one of my interviews. The only way Scott would know about my blog is through Facebook.