Blogging: the act of writing in one's weblog. To blog something is to write about something in one's weblog. This usually involves linking to something the author finds interesting on the internet.
A weblog is a public web site where users post informal journals of their thoughts, comments, and philosophies. So basically, a blog is an online journal. A blog could be set up at no cost at all and can be used just for the fun of it or for business reasons.
Blogging itself isn’t new at all, it’s popularly is. Thousands of teenagers all around the world see blogging as an outlet for their emotions, opinions, and interests. Smart marketers, however, have discovered that blogging is one of the best Internet marketing methods that won't cost you a cent.
Blogging for your Internet business is one surefire way to boost the visibility of your products and services.
Find some tips to boost your internet advertising with the help of a blog below:
* Keep your customers informed about changes to your website. Important updates, like your new products and affiliate sites, could also be announced through your blog
* Use your blog as an archive: keep track of your business objectives and plans through open writing. What could be better than searchable information that could be easily accessed by anyone browsing the web, right?
* Write reviews, give your opinion or advice on specific services or products that are related to your business.
* Be sure to include links that will fetch back links and subsequently improve your ranking on search engines. Affiliate links in the form of advertisement banners could also be included in your blog to earn more extra income.
* Add fresh and quality content to your weblog on a regular basis: search engines like fresh content.
*Post quality content articles to your blog. Allow your visitors to reprint those articles on condition that the author by-lines remain unchanged, and the link URL's are left intact. This way, links to your website will spread around the net.
* Encourage your visitors to leave comments and feedback. It’s the best way to learn and improve your products/services.
* Exchange links with other bloggers.
In fact, when it comes to blogging, the sky is the limit. Once you’re comfortable using a weblog, it’s up to you to get creative. Add sound, video, eBooks, pictures, advertisements, ... and give your website the boost it deserves!
An excellent resumé of blogging, what it involves, how to do it and the benefits to be gained Ant. Simple, to the point and helpful as always.
Blogging allows you to share a creative outlet, in addition to being a great way to drive traffic and generate interest.
Great article from you and thanks for sharing.
This could be a "how to" Anthuwin, these are excellent ideas to get started blogging. Blogging is a great way to build relationships for people to get to you not just your products. When you're writing about things you love it won't feel like work at all.
Sound guidance Ant which all bloggers, or those considering blogging, can use profitably and to their advantage. I detect the voice of experience! :-)
Thanks for these helpful blogging tips, Anthuwin.