With the growing interest in blogging as a means of online promotion and branding, lot of marketers are starting blogs to promote their opinions, products, books and services.
Now the question : “How do I promote my blog”, “How do I build traffic to my blog”, “What are blog promotion tools and secrets” and so on.
To promote your blog first you need to understand few things :
Blogs and blog posts are naturally search engine friendly because they are text-rich, link-rich, frequently-updated webpages that use stylesheets or CSS, and have very little extraneous HTML. Blogs are natural SEO tools but you have to make them work for you.
Content is King. A good and search engine friendly content is the one that is well written, keyword rich, relevant and that has targeted Post Title. First you need to understand what does most users search for the topic that you are writing on. Lets take some examples from this blog only, see the topics “How to promote your blog” and ” How to earn from a blog ”
Now just imagine that if you have a blog and want to promote it or want to earn from it what would you type in the search engine. Different people have different search habits, but you have to see it in general and select a topic that can have multiple keywords.
Blog Often. Blogs are frequently updated and blog content is characteristically more relevant, topical, and fresh. For this reason blogs gets crawled more frequently, indexed much faster, and updated much more quickly. The search engine spiders will literally adjust their frequency with which they check crawl your site based on how frequent you update.
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. To keep things simple you should realize that RSS is a standard for content subscription and distribution. You need to submit your blog and RSS URL to blog and search engine directories and update your content frequently. Spider bots crawl your RSS feed quickly and often to find your content. When your content is keyword rich for your topic or niche than you RSS feed is keyword making it attractive to the search engines.Promote your feed, make sure your content is relevant and rich and grow your traffic.