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BLOGGING TIPS - GET TRAFFIC

  1. Please read my blog about blogging to get more traffic and just some etiquette tips I have learned from other bloggers since my short time blogging.

    The blog I need help with is awomeninherthirties.com.

  2. If you click my username link you will arrive in my blogging tips blog. I have been a blogger for 7 years and have blogged here for 6 years. There are over 700 posts in my blog and you can locate articles on blogging etiquette in my blog.

    My blog onecoolsite: WordPress blogging tips, tools & tutorials is focused on becoming a better blogger, building a better blog & effective blog promotion.

    In addition if you click the member link under my username you will find I have answered over 1,122 pages (30 threads per page) of WordPress.com support questions on these forums. This is a copy and paste (minus links to tutorials on each of them) from a post on my blog, under my copyright, that I have posted many times to these forums.

    Here are 25 basic steps to take to increase traffic to your blog:
    1. Structure a reader and search engine blog;
    2. In blogging content is king create unique, high quality content so publish fresh content frequently;
    3. Learn basic SEO so you can use keywords effectively and apply basic SEO to your headlines, blog and posts;
    Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the “natural” or un-paid (“organic” or “algorithmic”) search results.
    4. Make your blog posts look professional;
    5. Create at least 4-6 pillar posts and continue to create pillar posts;
    Pillar posts are also referred to as flagship content. Pillar posts are comprehensive posts that offer great value to readers as the contents are timeless in nature. They define you as having authority in the niche you blog in.
    6. Select and link to appropriate anchor text;
    7. Leave meaningful comments on related blogs and encourage comments on your own blog;
    8. Develop relationships with other bloggers so you can build a blog readers’ community around your own blog;
    9. Support the blog centered communities on related blogs by commenting on them and promoting posts from them;
    10. Link to authoritative sources in your posts;
    11. Deep link to your earlier related posts in your new posts;
    12. Assign appropriate categories and tag your posts with care;
    13. Link to related authoritative blogs in your blogroll;
    14. Provide RSS feeds for subscribers;
    RSS (Rich Site Summary or really simple syndication) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it.
    15. Having a well designed theme is important, evaluate your theme for effectiveness, and if required, create a new header, make improvements or replace your theme and reduce page loading time;
    16. Avoid cluttering your blog with widgets that lack reader value and slow page loading time;
    17. Buy your own domain and domain mapping;
    18. Verify your blog with the three big search engines.
    19. Get organized, use an online to do list by developing a blogging workflow;
    20. Join social networks and social media sites like Facebook and use Twitter, Friendfeed and other Free RSS directories to promote your blog posts;
    21. Promote your blog through social networks, online groups, and selected directories;
    22. Develop a social media time management strategy and stick to it;
    23. Submit your latest pillar article to a blog carnival;
    24. Become a guest blogger on sites with higher page rank than your own site.
    25. Create newsletters and/or ebooks for your subscribers.

    I read your two blogging post and will not be commenting on your blog because I would feel the need to be correcting your errors in each and every comment I would be submitting and that's not my inclination. It's my opinion that we all ought to be blogging on topics that we have a passion for and expertise in.

  3. I don't have a clue what any of them tips mean, i thought it was just as simple as. Posting a post, and clicking submit........"If your talking about promotion then, i feel that i need to tap into my target market somehow"

    "Still The Big Man"

    http://stillthebigman.wordpress.com/

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