How to get your first 500 blog visitors. As a beginner blogger you know how it feels when you publish a great post but no one visits let alone shares it.
Attracting large visitor numbers is what every blogger wants. A blogger friend of mine told me that his wish is to have 500 unique readers per day within the next six months. This is a very ambitious goal that is not easy to reach as most sites will never attract this large audience. In a world of millions of websites, starting a new blog is not news but growing it to getting hundreds or thousands of visitors is. Even though it may be difficult, it is definitely possible to do and is a great challenge. “How I went from 0 to 700,000+ blog visitors” presentation Slides of my presentation are here: Get a domain name and optimize for search engines Search engines can be a valuable driver of traffic in the long run and you should optimize your blog for them (this is called doing SEO).
Create thrilling content Regularly produce valuable content that your target audience wants. How to Blog: Blogging Tips for Beginners. How to Craft a Blog Post – 10 Crucial Points to Pause. 4 Post Headlines that are Guaranteed to Get Readers Excited. How to Write Irresistible Blog Intros. 7 Powerful Ways to End Your Next Blog Post. How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress. Knowing how your audience interacts with your website is crucial for your success.
This data is extremely useful, and it can help in numerous ways. Search Engine Optimization for Blogs – SEO. Ari Paparo Dot Com: Big List of Blog Search Engines. My new theory on blogging is that whenever I can't find a particular piece of information on Google I should just create it myself.
What's the point of all this easy-to-use publishing technology if you don't publish stuff, right? Well, I recently created a new blog, MyLabIsOnFire.com and wanted to find a quick checklist of all the blog and rss search engines so I could submit the site and reap the tons of free traffic which would inevitably result. Unfortunately, I couldn't find a really comprehensive source. The best I found was this page which a) I found somewhat confusing; and b) did not address the ability to submit your blog to the engines. Update: It's really not that confusing. Thus, the Big List of Blog Search Engines. Following are all the blog search engines, directories, and web-based RSS aggregators I could find, along with brief instructions on getting your site listed. Introduction to Blogging.
Introduction to Blogging Languages: English • Español • Nederlands • 日本語 • 한국어 • ไทย • 中文(简体) • 中文(繁體) • (Add your language) What is a "blog"?
"Blog" is an abbreviated version of "weblog," which is a term used to describe web sites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of information. A blog features diary-type commentary and links to articles on other Web sites, usually presented as a list of entries in reverse chronological order. Blogs range from the personal to the political, and can focus on one narrow subject or a whole range of subjects. Many blogs focus on a particular topic, such as web design, home staging, sports, or mobile technology. Generally speaking (although there are exceptions), blogs tend to have a few things in common: 10 Essential First Steps When Starting A Wordpress Blog. Having created quite a few blogs, I’d like to think that I have a good system down for those essential first steps, and I hope it can be of use to you too.
By following these you’ll get a good head start in the world of blogging and hopefully an influx of traffic to give you the motivation to carry on. If you’ve already started, think of this as a checklist as I’m sure there’s a few you haven’t done yet. 1. Good Quality Content Is Always The Best Tactic I can’t tell you how sick I am of hearing people announce their blog when it has less than 5 posts on it and/or consists of nothing more than YouTube videos and re-posted pictures with a one-sentence commentary. Make sure you have, at the very least, 10 quality posts, but aim for around 30 ideally. Keep your articles focused, grammatically correct and spell checked. 2. Spend a whole $10 on a unique, short as you can, relevant domain name – even if you’re hosting your blog on a free WordPress.com or Blogger account. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.