Friday, November 21, 2008

    All About The Traffic

    No blog survives without traffic. More so, less
    traffic only means that the content is not that good.
    However, there are also instances wherein a great blog
    does not have enough traffic. The key in getting
    traffic is to come up with a strategy and make
    everyone notice your blog. There are a few things that
    you need to consider with regards to generating
    traffic to your blog and these are not that different
    from planning a regular Web site.

    The only exception is that blogs can generate traffic
    a lot faster. What you only need to consider first is
    your target audience and where exactly you are
    generating your blog’s traffic.

    The Content

    The content of your blog is very important. It is the
    reason why people visit your blog. Try to make your
    blog interesting and learn to master the ideas
    included in your blog. The content should also be
    relevant and of high value to the audience. Find out
    what your audience wants and if what you are writing
    satisfy them.

    The content is especially important if you are
    planning sales from your blog. Firstly, you must
    become a trust-worthy and credible source of
    information before people try the product. Blogs are
    excellent medium for sales since they allow you to
    connect and converse through the use of the content.
    You must realize that without a great content, your
    blog cannot fully achieve power and leverage against

    In order to gain audience for your content, remember
    not to publish infrequently. Additionally, do not
    criticize others if you do not have facts to support
    your claim and references for those facts. If you
    criticize, do it in an objective non-personal manner.
    What you can do is to publish often and make sure that
    the entry you are about to publish is meaningful and
    of high-value. Lastly, be yourself to help your
    audience relate to you but do not reveal any private

    The Ping

    Some bloggers take the extra mile just to ping and do
    not solely rely on the blog software pings. The blog
    software pings’ job is to update the servers for the
    purpose of announcing your content updates. Search
    engines and blog directories then checks these update
    servers for the latest updates; this is the reason why
    your blog’s content gets into search engines quickly.

    Pings make blogs excellent search engine optimization
    tools. There are even instances where it only takes a
    day before your content gets into search engines.
    However, your blog’s content will only take hours to a
    few days to get into most search engines, on average.

    When starting a blog, always check the instructions
    included. There might be section wherein you can turn
    on the blog software ping automatically, which
    activates on the background. By doing so, whenever you
    publish content in your blog, it will instantly
    transmit ping updates.

    RSS feeds are also important. Not only will you be
    able to publish your content within a short duration
    but also replicate your content through the use of
    your RSS feed. Nowadays, the flow of your content is
    real-time and the RSS allows you to show your content
    to a wider audience.

    There are several ways to promote your blog. However,
    keep in mind that there is no strategy for quick money
    when it comes to profitable blogging. It requires
    dedication, time, a strategy for the content and
    patience before the cash starts flowing in.



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