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Making a blog successful - How to promote a blog (Blog Merchandising)

Updated on February 8, 2014

A live example is the best way to learn any new thing as it helps us to grasp the idea quickly.

Have a look at this blog :

This is one of the very greatly promoted blog by the means of facebook and Twitter promotion. Just after the creation of its fan page on facebook, within 1 week it registered around 5,000 new fans contributing to regular traffic on this blog. provides top interesting and spicy news in a reader friendly format which a reader loves to read and share. The main thing is that, since it is the initial phase of the blog, it never published any 'boring' sort of news. It always published that sort of spicy and interesting breaking news content which readers love to read. This is really a great initial move to promote your blog quickly and making it ready for quick development and growth.

So you've a blog and would like to commercialize it and make it a super hit blog. How do you set about bringing forth your blog come out at that place to be fancied and acknowledged by other people? How do you attract reviewers and hold on them getting back for further? There are a lot of methods to pose your blog come out and get acknowledged by other people. This could be ambitious for a few and simply quite an easy-going task for other people. If you've ever owned an eminent blog earlier then you know what it asks. You are not going to arrive anywhere by barely bringing about a blog and desiring that masses will notice it and read it. You're not going to attain any linkups, nor a more eminent search engine top-ranking by barely owning a blog. The under-given tips altogether constitutes the basics of blog commercializing for get success. Anyone can do it, even you.

Eminent blog merchandising and commercialization tip number 1:

Once you start a blog, naturally it's unknown. No one knows anything or so about the blog unless you feed them the hyperlink and present it to them. Nevertheless, for a fresh blog that is never been discovered before, there are a lot of means to bring forth it out there and get it acknowledged. You barely require to know how. The initial thing that you will be able to do is to allow for RSS feeds be taken from your blog. Grant other internet sites and blogs to release your same exact blog. As you do this, they're feeding you a hyperlink in reply to your blog, and in addition to this they let their subscribers know about your blog. You'll capture additional traffic than always with this tool around. RSS feeds are terrific for advertising and getting your blog famous.

Blog merchandising and commercialization tip number 2 :

Update your blog oftentimes. We can't cast adequate emphasis on this tip. If you assure your subscribers that you are going to update your blog every day, then execute it. If you assure them that you'll be publishing in your blog every week, do not let them down. Your subscribers are what makes your blog flourishing. You might not substantiate this in the first place, and you'll have some subscribers initially too, but you'll sooner or later build a readership base and have masses checking into your blog on a regular basis. Perhaps you don't plan on telling your subscribers how often you'll update your blog. That is okey-dokey as well. Still, think of this, if you were reading a blog on a weekly basis, and you awaited to see the blog that you like to read updated at the least once a calendar week, you'd be very frustrated to check that it wasn't. Sure, things fall out that might forbid you from updating, and that is likely, and pardoned, but week after week can offend you and cause drop in your subscribers.

Tip number 3  :

As you are working at your readership base, and attempting to gain subscribers, you're going to discover that commenting on blogs that are related to yours will surely aid you. Find a blog that is on the equivalent issue to yours, or just about it and leave comments. You will also be able to make a track back with your blog postings to comment on your own blog. Acting so will help much likely to give somebody other the urge on to cross back to your blog. Which will be beneficial for your blog too. Commenting on blogs that get a lot of comments will make yours be discovered by those concerned in that marketplace. You'll earn traffic and subscribers that way, and it's easygoing as well as free too. Open an account on link sharing sites like 'Digg' and 'Stumbleupon' and try to get as many followers as possible bu just simple following other active members. Believe me it is one of the most consistent way to get traffic on you blog content. And the most important feature of this is that, if your link is interesting, then some of your friends or followers will 'Digg' them or simply share them. Then similarly, a few followers of your followers will share your link... and thus a chain reaction will take place. So, your link will keep on growing with time, fetching you more and more traffic.

The 4th blog commercialising tip :

Find out and implement search engine optimization(SEO) to your blog, and you require to know how to employ it to the advantage of your blog. Just like a internet site, a blog will be better optimised,SEO is the best way to increase traffic to your blog, a well optimised blog will bang up your earnings and will be quite fruitful for the blogger. There are several ways of SEO, you can either simply do it step by step by exchanging links with other top page rank websites or blogs or by submitting your blog to site directories. But it is just a small part of the SEO. If you really want some great and quick benefits, you can rather try paid SEO packs from different sources. But be sure to take services of a pro and genuine SEO service providing website or company as there are many fraud websites and people involved in this business which will eat up your precious money and time as well.


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      7 years ago

      Yes and its true. If you focus on sharing quality content, creating a great user experience, and integrating social media, you are bound to grow your traffic and increase your rankings.

    • Adekunle Thompson profile image

      Adekunle Thompson 

      7 years ago

      The techniques and ways to promote content online has not really changed and the real key to success and where the real challenge lies is in being able to deliver something interesting and unique. From there you need consistency and dedication along with the tips above.

    • Don Simkovich profile image

      Don Simkovich 

      8 years ago from Pasadena, CA

      Blogging requires a long-term commitment. I know a woman who has a blog I started following 3 years ago. she's making about $ 15,000 a year right now from her two blogs and writing online. A lot of others have given up she told me. Having that unique content and updating regularly is important.

      The other alternative is to develop a simple Web site with a few categories of content. Maybe a blog can be attached to it. But visitors won't have the expectation that it should be updated all the time.

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      Darlene Matthews 

      8 years ago

      I sure wish had this information years ago! Useful tips!I just wrote a hub about mobile marketing you may find interesting.

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      This is a truly wonderful help and advice. Thank you so much. Looking forward to some more tips like this.


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