Can you substantially improve your blog in just one month?
I was just trolling through the blog of my friend Annie Hart, “Stories That Change the World,” and I realized how exciting her blog is. She uses video extensively and her writing is fresh and appealing.
Granted, she promotes story telling as a distinctive means of communication so it makes sense to see her in action. But, I thought, don’t people want to see me in action, too, even though I have a much more focused business blog?
Inbound links are an important and often misunderstood search engine optimization tactic. Every industry and most every subject has web directories listing various sites and blogs dedicated to their subject area. When your site is listed on one of those directories and a link into your site is provided, that’s an inbound link. Learn Intermediate Tactics in today’s blog.
Lists can help increase readership.
This effective technique is now overused to scam a reader into reading.
Here’s a blogging tactic you may want to adopt one day — add on to someone else’s topic. This post is a real example of how it works.
Greg Satel’s post on October 9 is on “learning tips from the media pros.” Read it. It’s great. So great, in fact, that I’m abandoning my original idea for this week and adding a thought on to his. I’m even using a similar graphic to show continuity.
I recently started a blog which has been surprisingly successful. From the very first month, I had an enormous response. It is still growing briskly and lots of very nice people write me to tell me how much they like my site. It has been a fantastically rewarding adventure!