Published on March 25th, 2013 | by John I.0
Ways to Grow Your Blog Quickly
Blogging has been around for years, but only recently has it become mainstream. If you are interested in starting a blog but don't know where to begin, know that you can start creating a basic free site from top providers such as Blogger and Wordpress. Once your knowledge becomes more advanced and you are ready to move on to further customization by using more professional tools. Make sure you are fully equipped with the the appropriate knowledge as things can get a little more complicated when moving forward to more advanced techniques. Especially if you are adding a blog to your businesses or even creating new pages on an existed site you should maybe get an opinion or some support in the field from a website design company that know exactly what they are doing.
You can launch your blog easily. Simply obtain web hosting from a company like InTechnology, get a domain name, and have your site designed. (If you want to do this cheaply, try contacting the local high school for a referral or seeing if a teenager you know knows how to design a website.)
Once your site is up and running, tries these steps to grow your blog quickly:
1. Utilize Pinterest. If you can, try to make your blog appeal to those who are visually orientated. Learn how to make your pictures Pinterest friendly and make sure you have a Pin It button on your blog. Also reciprocate and pin others' blog posts. You'll likely be surprised by how much traffic you can gain from Pinterest. Like a snowball, the more you pin, the more traffic you'll have, and then they will pin your posts and generate more traffic for you.
2. Utilize SEO. SEO is what helps the search engines find and return your blog posts for those who are searching the web for specific terms. Learn how to make your blog SEO friendly so you'll get more search engine traffic. There are plenty of blog posts available that explain SEO and how to optimize your blog.
3. Find blogging friends. Within your blog niche, try to find others that you connect with and support. Then they, too, can support you. If you work with other bloggers, your blog and theirs will likely grow, so cultivating blog friendships is worthwhile.
If you're just starting a blog, you may be discouraged by your lack of traffic. However, try some of these tips, and you may just start to see your blog traffic increase more ever day. That's exciting!