Currently, millions of people all over the world have found refuge in the blogosphere for a multitude of reasons. Some have seen it as a labor of love to promote or create a forum for a topic that they’re passionate about and others have approached it as more of a business. Not every blog is created equal. Due to various reasons, if you’ve found that you’re not getting as much traffic as you’d like there are many ways in which you can promote your blog and get the kind of traffic that you want.
If you have a very basic platform that isn’t as popular or user friendly as others, it’s important to know that there are several good, and free, blogging platforms currently available online. Platforms like WordPress, Joomla, and Blogger are some of the preferred choices among bloggers since it they were specifically designed toward this aim. Depending on how complex and intricate you want your blog to be, Joomla and Drual are more dynamically functional and provide bloggers with social networking and eCommerce features. There are many other options but theses three gives bloggers a range of modules and plugins for convenience and offers a worldwide support community that assists with a multitude of platform issues.
One of the best ways to get the blogging community’s attention is through the use of promotional items. This could be actual items that users can get through interacting with your blog or you can even take a more social approach. Facebook and other social networking sites have worked to great advantage to increase someone’s online profile. There are also online blogging sites that are a part of a larger community aside from Twitter. Through interacting with social platforms you can increase your exposure to a vast network of users and provide your blog with a jumping off point from which to create a loyal fan base.
Here are few Social sites that you can try:
Many bloggers make the big mistake of not being active in the blogging community. It’s not just about what you have to say but also about what everyone else is saying. Consider interacting with other bloggers that are addressing similar topics. You can also have guest bloggers on your site. This approach has many benefits, which can improve your image as a blogger and promote your own content through reaching out to a larger community. This will go a long way toward improving or online visibility, authority, and site traffic.
These are just a few of the approaches one can take towards improving a blog’s reputation and visibility. Most of the steps are through further engagement of a larger social community. If you want to stay visible, then you have to stay active and look for ways to constantly promote yourself and you blog.