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The website you are reading now is a Blog. A Blog is simply a website that is easier to update for the owner and allows for readers to interact by posting replies and/or questions. Whether you are a consultant, adviser or an expert in your field, Blogging by using great content will help you get recognized and respected online. Yes Blogging can help promote yourself. What will your customers think? Well aren’t your customers really buying you? I’m sure that whatever service or product you offer your customers can get it somewhere else but they buy from you. They may just like you or maybe they respect your opinion enough to trust your judgement. Isn’t that our ultimate goal?
Blogging for Self Promotion
The more you Blog, and the more you try to actually help those that read your posts, the more successful you will be. This is really the key. Actual relevant help for your readers. If you are providing quality original content then Google will rank you higher for your niche and you will get more traffic. We all know traffic equals readers and readers buy from people they trust. They buy from those that have valuable information and are experts in their field.
So if you want to be the respected expert in your field you have to keep learning and keep providing value to your readers. Your site may be designed to sell a product or just let people get to know you. Either way be personal and have genuine empathy for your readers and what they are looking for. Blogging is such an easy way to stay in touch and update your readers as you learn yourself. Are you in the internet marketing niche? then show your readers what works for you and things you tried that did not work. Do you sell insurance? Then let your readers know that you will help them find what is best for them and their families and NOT the policy that your company wants you to push.
You can monetize your Blog as you go by adding affiliate products that you are confident enough in to recommend to your readers. You can get a great Blog to get started that is already set up and ready to go from Empower Network.
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Use Social Network sites – ALL of them -Go beyond Facebook and Twitter and set up accounts at over 25 social networking sites. Even if you do not spend time on each site you can post to all of them by setting up an account on SocialAdr. Take the time and follow through and set up accounts on all of them you will be glad you did. For a low fee you can post to all of them and you will be building links and best of all you may have users sharing your content with all of their contacts. I get regular traffic from this one.
Book Marking Sites -Reddit, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Digg and Other Bookmarking sites will help you build links and get traffic over time and should be utilized. You can do them semi automatically by using SocialPoster for free or you can find some other more automated options.
Business Networking – LinkedIn -If you are looking to connect with professionals then this is the place. There are groups for MLM and just about any type of business that you can join and share idea’s with as well as promote to. Offer helpful advice and you will get noticed and respected in your niche.
Use other Blogs – You can use the reputation and recognition of other Blogs by guest posting and/or commenting on them. Guest posting will get you noticed and build a great link to your site. Even easier you can post comments on high PR Blogs and most of these allow you to add your site so you get a link. Read the post and add a comment that could be your opinion or another suggestions for the readers but make sure you add value. No Blog owner wants a bunch of “good post” comments. I suggest you make it a habit to post a comment on at least 2 blogs a day. Search Google for your niche and then pick one or two of the top ranking sites so that you get links from PR 3, 4, or even higher sites.
Content Distribution -This one is critical. Write great content and then get it published! You can take advantage of others Page Rank again here by getting articles published on EzineArticles.com and GoArticles.com. Every article you write though should be maximized by using SpinRewriter and its sister site SpinDistribute. The services are cheap and they do a good job rewriting your article so that you are not submitting duplicate content all over the web. Once the articles are spun you can have them distribute them to over 800 directories and you are building links that last forever.
RSS and Content Directories – Make sure your RSS feed is working and then submit it to good RSS Directories such as FeedShark, FeedAge, RSS Network, BlogDigger and others. This will build slowly but it is free and can make a difference as time goes on.