The very first step to creating a successful blog is to know what your niche is. “A niche is basically what your blog would be about”. Be sure that your niche is something you have a passion for, can write about, and people are interested in.
However fear not, by following these 5 simple tips you will be able to ensure that you have plenty of great content to create quality play together posts and you will be setting your blog up for success!
5) Always be relevant – Making sure that what you are writing is relevant to the keyword you are targeting is a sure fire way to get more blog traffic. There is nothing worse than a blogger who thinks they have found a great keyword phrase and attempts to write around it but really they just want to sell you something else.
The blog must be written well. This means that the blog should have a good flow to it. Topics need to be interesting in order to keep the reader’s attention. A boring blog will not capture the reader’s attention. It is also more likely that you will receive comments and feedback if viewers like what you are writing about. The blog should also be free of spelling and grammar mistakes because these errors will reflect badly upon the company.
Networking for blogging can also be categorized a social activity knowing others who do like you do. It provides you optimization like social book marking sites.
You will need to identify two to three niche categories that your blog can fall into, which then fits into one overall niche, which – in turn – will then drive traffic to your online blog. For the example, if you want your blog to be sports focused, then your categories could be football, basketball, and baseball.
Basically, you make money with this by helping businesses sell their stuff to your site’s visitors. This work extremely well if the product being sold is related to your blog’s niche. If you are blogging about your fishing adventures, you could not really expect to make money on affiliate programs if you are referring your visitors to a crochet product online store. Affiliate programs vary in terms of how you get paid. Usually, you get a commission on every sale from people coming from your blog.
In conclusion, this brings to an end my 10 rules of radical blogging. Now I know I have stepped on some toes, I know I have challenged the views of many; I know I stirred the waters of conventional wisdom. So I am going to level the playing field here. If you feel I have contradicted your views or principles; then feel free to shoot me through your comments. I am prepared to take your bullets and also respond with mine, so let’s begin.