Tips on Promoting your blog



Whenever you start a blog , the main concern is how to make visitors come to your blog or how should you promote your blog to attract visitors and build a good network . I have been blogging for more than a year now and here are a few tips which i feel will definitely help a blogger in promoting there blog . 

  • Choose your own domain name . It gives your site the professional edge and builds your credibility around the blogosphere.
  • Submit your blog URL to various search engines and prominent Blog Directories like Yahoo , Google , MSN , Technorati etc.
  • Content is the king . Write about the topics that readers would love to read about and respond too.
  • Link to other blogs while writing posts about similar topics.
  • Leave relevant comments on other blogs.
  • Mention your blog in places such as your email signature , your forum/social network profile or your visiting cards.
  • Build a good online network through sites such as Facebook , Twitter , MyBlogLog etc and use them to promote your content.
  • Always respond to comment on your blog , if some other blogger mentions your post in there blog , thank them cordially.
  • Try to promote your blog in various forums by connecting with fellow bloggers.
  • Keep in touch with fellow bloggers through IM or offline if possible
  • Optimize your blog for Search Engine. Use relevant keywords and title . This will help you get a good amount of traffic from Search Engines.
  • Participate in Link building campaign or Group Writing Project . These are a great place to get your blog noticed .

All the tips mentioned are not in any particular order . I wrote them as they came to mind . Feel free to tell me your suggestions .

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  2. blogdemic says:

    i thought everyone might find blogdemic useful (http://www.blogdemic.com)

    Blogdemic is a new service that allows blogs to trade imps, base on related topics etc.

    Blogdemic can dynamically/automatically create your advertising banner using your RSS feed and we also allow our users to setup default tags (like google adsense) to be disable along with our blog users tags (you can set the percentage)