The great thing about blogging tip for beginners is that people read blogs for fun and for information - in fact, blogging is one of the few areas of the internet that covers business, pleasure, networking and play. It's important to stop and think about your blog, before starting it because, to be quite honest, without purpose, blogs are pointless.
While its important to work out what you want to do with your blog, but it's also important to remember that blogging only to make money can be a sure fire way to build an impersonal, and possibly unmotivated blog for your readers. Your authenitc self is what makes blogging so super stardom. If you can get it right, your blog will attract the Average Joe Blow , the Average Jane Combs and all of their friends, because the best blogs get commented on, retweeted and shared.
All blogs are competing for a specific niche of readers - though its true that some blogs will pull in readers from search engines, but the average internet user may not know how to search blogs - so you can't rely on them finding you unless you are Super Dupa Good in your niche. Blogging is all about the reader ultimately, its not about how well you position yourself, or how strongly you optimize your site - though you can bookmark yourself, and generate a certain amount of traffic that way. Check out the 24 Hour Traffic Plan on buliding traffic quick.
The one major blogging tip for beginners are you have to remember that though some blogs are founded for personal gain, if you're working on it to make any sort of income at all- you need to consider that your blog is a marketing project. Giving them the option to do that will also mean that you've got multiple traffic streaming to and from you blog, and though it seems odd to set up like this at first, people are more likely to sign up for your newsletter (with and without incentives!) if they like what you're saying on your blog. It has been suggested that there's a definite link between people that sign up for your newsletter, and people that comment on blogs attached to newsletters - and these people are the ones that are interested, interactive readers. You'll want to make sure that once your blog is developed and in place that its positioned perfectly to capture your market - in doing so you'll find that your blog markets itself.
If you've got a goal for your blog, be it making money, referrals, or simply driving traffic to your other site, you can use your traffic stats to find out which posts are drawing the most traffic and work on extending on those results. One month in you should have several top rate posts that define the whole concept of your blog . Once you get all this together you'll surely be on your way to Super Star Blogging status.
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