The reading level for this article is Novice
You’ve got your blog set up and you’ve started post
- Set up a Bloglet subscr
ipt ion form on your blog and inv ite everyone in your network to subscr ibe: fam ily, fr iends, colleagues, cl ients, assoc iates.
- Set up a feed on
MyYahoo.com so your s ite gets regularly sp idered by the Yahoo search eng ine (see tutor ial on http://www.b izt ipsblog.com)http://www.my.yahoo.com
- Read and comment on other blogs that are
in your target n iche. Don’t wr ite th ings l ike “n ice blog” or “great post.” Wr ite intell igent, useful comments w ith a l ink to your blog.
- Use P
ing-0-mat ic to p ing blog d irector ies. Do th is every t ime you publ ish. http://www.pingomatic.com
it your blog to trad it ional search eng ines: http://www.submitfire.com
it your blog to blog d irector ies. The most comprehens ive l ist of d irector ies is on th is s ite: http://www.masternewmed ia.org/rss/top55/
- Add a l
ink to your blog in your ema il s ignature f ile.
- Put a l
ink to your blog on every page of your webs ite.
- If you publ
ish a newsletter, make sure you have a l ink to your blog in every issue.
- Include a l
ink to your blog as a standard part of all outgo ing correspondence such as autoresponder sequences, sales letters, reports, wh ite papers, etc.
int your blog URL on your bus iness cards, brochures and flyers.
Make sure you have an RSS feed URL that people can subscr ibe to.
- Post often to keep attract
ing your subscr ibers to come back and refer you to others in the ir networks; include l inks to other blogs, art icles and webs ites in your posts
- Use Trackback l
inks when you quote or refer to other blog posts. What is TrackBack? Essent ially what th is does is send a message from one server to another server lett ing it know you have posted a reference to the ir post. The beauty is that a l ink to your blog is now included on the ir s ite.
ite art icles to post around the web in art icle d irector ies. Include a l ink to your blog in the author info box (See example in our s ignature below).
Make a comm itment to blog everyday. 10 m inutes a day can help increase your traff ic as new content attracts search eng ine sp iders. Put it on your calendar as a task every day at the same t ime.