There are approximately 180 Million blog writers out there today, which denotes six-time increase from the recent figure of 36 Million. This dramatic improvement depicts the cutthroat competition and importance of precise detailing in blog writing as long as you wish to make your blog standout. It is important to make sure that your blog has an innovative and unique appeal, in order to beat the tough competition.
However, many people fail to understand the basic steps of blog writing. Minor elementary mistakes in your blog can put you far behind the other writers. Thus, it is necessary to review some elementary steps before you start posting your blogs. Let us look at these steps.
The foremost thing would be to edit the blog post. You need to edit the spellings and grammar first. Writing on software like MS Word always helps as you can use sophisticated tools like Spellcheck for reviewing your spellings and grammar. Similarly, see if you can trim down the content of your blog post. Remove the part that doesnât look important. See if you have included all the points you wanted to include.
Optimization refers to compatibility with search engines, so that your blog appears higher on the search list. To ensure this, you must make sure you enter a good title and put a good set of keywords that are most likely to be searched. Ensure that your keywords are used at least 3-4 times in the blog.
Social bookmarking sites are arguably the best alternatives for submission of blogs. Submit your blog posts to bookmarking sites such as Reddit, Stumbleupon, digg in order to let the world know that you have written a blog post and have provided important information in it.
In order to ensure popularity, you need your blog to reach out to a diverse set of audience. Social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are the best sources for sharing. Try opening a Facebook page or Twitter account of your blog. Use it to share your blog posts.
The main intention of a blog post must be connecting with the audience. Try to post in groups with a though provoking question which can get a comment from the audience after they read the blog post. Comments must not only be limited to blog posts but you can bring them on the social networking sites when you post the link to your blog.
Try getting readers to share your blog post. Options of Twitter sharing and Facebook like/sharing are just some of the means by which readers can like and share your blog post. Send a periodic newsletter to your readers about your blogs.
It is necessary to promote your blog from time to time on various groups and forums. Not all people can catch a glimpse of your blog post if you post it once. Thus, itâs necessary to keep posting in order to reach out to wider audience.
Blog posts can be certainly more engaging and will reach out to a wider audience if you follow the steps listed by us.About the Author :-
Ritu Sharma is an SEO Consultant and Blogger with PageTraffic who has a love for creativity and enjoys experimenting with various techniques in SEO India
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