Using Social Media to Promote Your Blog

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Can't seem to gain any traction with your blog no matter how many posts you publish? In most cases, you'll need to invest some of your time and resources into promoting your blog. By spreading the word, other users will see your blog and share it with their network. Today we're going to reveal how social media networking sites can be used to promote blogs. Encourage Users to Share If you look at some of the most popular blogs like Huffington Post and , you'll notice they all have one thing in common: they feature a variety of social "sharing" buttons. These buttons allow users to share the b...

5 Ways to Promote Your Blog Posts

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You can spend countless hours crafting the perfect blog post, but it's not going to yield any tangible results in people actually see it. This is why you should promote your blog posts after publishing them. Doing so will drive traffic to them, increasing your posts' visibility and hopefully generating new conversions and/or sales in the process. Share on Social Media One of the first things you should do after publishing a new blog post is to share the link on your social media profiles. This includes Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other networks for which you have accounts. Assuming you h...

5 Rules to Follow When Guest Blogging

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Looking for a safe and effective way to promote your website or blog? Guest blogging remains a time-tested strategy for promoting a website. It involves writing and submitting blog posts to other blogs in exchange for a link. To take full advantage of this technique, though, there are a few rules that you need to follow. 1) Only Write for Relevant Blogs Arguably, one of the most important rules to follow when guest blogging is to write for blogs that are closely related to your niche. If you manage a website about pets, for instance, you should focus your guest blogging efforts on blogs in t...

How to Promote Your Blog via Article Marketing

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Article marketing is one of the oldest forms of web promotion. It involves writing and submitting articles to various directories, in which you can include a link pointing back to your website or blog. This can be simple way to promote your blog. If this is your first time attempting article marketing, however, there are a few things you should know. How Article Marketing Works The basic principle behind article marketing is fairly simple and straightforward. There are hundreds of websites out there which allow users to write and submit articles on a topic of their choosing. Known as article...

Free and Paid Ways To Promote Your Blog

The amount of traffic a blog receives is a direct indication of its success. Blogs that receive hundreds or even thousands of unique visitors per day will rank in the search engines and generate more sales/leads than blogs with only a trickle of traffic -- it's just that simple. You can boost your blog's traffic by using free or paid promotional methods, which we're going to discuss further in this post. Free Blog Promotion Methods Blog commenting. Let me rephrase that, commenting on other blogs can be used to promote your own blog. Assuming the other blog allows commenters to include a...