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Learn New Ways To Set Up Your Technology Blog

by Amaka Adindu Social Media Engagement Consultant

Running A Blog is a great way to build a presence online. Having a successful blog can present many opportunities. 

Blogging can expand the potentials for both your business and personal life. Read on to find out how you can make the most out of your blog!

A great way to increase traffic to your own blog is to leave comments on other blogs. This can be done simply on sites like Facebook, in running a blog communities like Blogspot or via programs like Google Reader. Comment on them on a regular basis whenever you want to say something.

Don’t let writing a blog consume you; continue doing other activities not related to running a blog. If you allow things to get out of balance, you’ll burn out and not be able to produce new content. Make sure to give yourself time off from running a blog. Go for a walk with friends, or take a long bath. This will recharge your batteries and make you a better blogger.

Create a blog that is unlike any other. Unique and interesting content will help you gain more readers. The same effect can be caused by hard to find information. Write about a hobby or experience that is unique. Provide detailed instructions regarding how to build a widget. Give the readers a good reason to visit your blog to find the information they want.

Have images and graphics within your blog posts. Pictures can show a lot more than words can say sometimes. This is especially true with running a blog. Images have a lot of power when added to words. So, try to use images as often as you can.

Keep adding fresh content to your blog so that readers have new and interesting material to read and a reason to keep coming back. The best blogs have regular content posted to them at least once every day. While this may seem like a lot of work, consider sitting down before you post your blog to the Internet and writing many posts with timeless content. 

This helps fill the gaps if you find you are having troubles coming up with something worthwhile to post. Make sure you have included links to the social media that your readers can use to follow you. Facebook, Twitter, 

LinkedIn and many others social networking sites are highly advantageous to your success and author recognition. You can get many options with these portals to communicate and add followers for your blog.

Set your blog to accept comments from visitors and post answers to them. This lets the reader participate on your blog and you can develop a bond with them. If people see you are responding to their comments, they’ll return to see how you’ve responded to them.

Keep in mind that when it comes to blogging, an informal method of writing works best. A blog should be social and fun. 

Treat the blog as an entertaining social media vehicle. This is vital to your success as a blogger. You’ll want to connect with your readers in a natural, fun way so they keep coming back.

At this point, you should know more about blog posting and how to use it to your own advantage. Keep this article on hand as you start your blogging endeavors.



About Amaka Adindu Senior     Social Media Engagement Consultant

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