en WordPress.com Forums › Support New to blogging Author Posts October 28, 2011 at 3:01 pm #739322 booksnfilmsMember I just wrote my first blog on ‘booksnfilms’ about a book I read. Now how do I get the word out so people actually read the blog? The blog I need help with is booksnfilms.wordpress.com. October 28, 2011 at 5:01 pm #739549 timethiefMember There are many ways to promote your posts throughout social networks. You can start with this getting more views and traffic You can enable sharing buttons on your blog. You can use Publicize for posting to Facebook and Twitter. You can post a Facebook badge. You can install the Facebook like box widget > Appearance widgets > Facebook like box. We can subscribe to follow WordPress.com blogs and you can enable blog follow subscriptions for your readers by following these instructions > http://en.support.wordpress.com/followers/ and these http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/follow-blog-widget/ The Twitter Widget allows you to display a Twitter feed in your blog’s sidebar. You can display a Twitter Follow Button to make it easier for your readers to follow you on Twitter. Author Posts The topic ‘New to blogging’ is closed to new replies.