Blogging – Why You Should Have A Blog ?

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Most entrepreneurs and those who understand the power of a blog are blogging online and for a very good reason!

Yes, if your not blogging and have a business online or off-line or just have a product you want to share with the world then you need to start a blog if you don’t already have one.

I’ve been blogging for a few years now and it is simply an amazing experience not to mention all the wonderful people you’ll meet and become good friends or long time customers.

The best way to educate and share your experience and knowledge is through a blog. There are millions of people hungry for information, how to info. and products that help them achieve their goals whether it’s from dating, to finding a product that helps them with their condition or education about how to start an online business etc…

The beauty of a blog is that once you have published the content online through your blog it stays online forever unless you take your site down of course. What this does is it gives you leverage in people finding your content and helping them in the process and if your content is worthy of sharing it can become even viral which is free marketing and exposure for your blog site too.

This is why it is so important to write quality and valuable content that provides your reader an informative educational article that helps them make a decision as to what they should do next or what product could be right for them.

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Your goal is to find out what  your market is looking for so you can provide it to them. Don’t make the mistake of writing content in hoping that your market will find it online eventually.

It can be the same exact information you would like to write about but using and targeting the right keywords associated with your content makes it easier for them to find you instead of you trying to find them. ( Work Smarter Not Harder )

Blogging affords you the opportunity of leveling the playing field if you do it right. Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Focus on writing quality instead of quantity. ( Google loves original quality information they can provide to the people whom are typing in their browser to find specific information or looking for a solution and Google will reward you by sending people to your blog )
  • Do a thorough research of your market/niche before starting to write your blog post.
  • Be accurate in your information. ( It is the quickest way to loose your readers and followers if your information is not accurate )
  •  Don’t just write for the sake of just putting out content on your blog. Give it some thought, research your content for accuracy, use the right keywords with less competition so your content can be found quicker.
  • Build a loyal list of followers who are interested in what you write about and can become and authority in the market. They will share your content freely with their social engagements which can turn your content to go viral.
  • Use social media and other outlets to share your content.
  • Use Bookmarking submission sites to submit your blog content.
  • Ask and engage with other bloggers who have been around longer than you and can provide you with helpful and up to date tips
  • Last but not least,  Have Fun. Your content will reflect it when your enjoying your blogging.

One of the benefits of blogging and providing good quality content is people will engage and even purchase products from you as well without even asking for the sale. Why ? Because your not being a car salesman and pushing them to making a buying decision but instead giving them valuable free information they enjoy reading and sharing with others.

Forget about competition, the only competition you have is yourself. Give your readers what they want, not what you think they want.

Free valuable content that gives them actionable solutions to their problem always trumps the pushy salesman telling them to buy your product.

Why does blogging work ? Take a look at this image below. This is just in the last three weeks with no marketing what so ever, just blogging!

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This doesn’t happen overnight but the benefits can be very rewarding!

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How To Build A Blog And Blogging for Profits Tips

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What Are The Pieces Of The Puzzle On How To Build A Blog That Is Profitable ?

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Many wonder what is the secret sauce to building a profitable blog you might say. There are certain things you need to take into account before you start:

  • Are  you building a blog about what your passionate about ?
  • Is your blog be specifically for selling affiliate products ?
  • Are you building a review blog reviewing other people’s products.
  • Do you know who your market is ?
  • Do you know how to find your market ?
  • Will you build your blog yourself or will you outsource for someone to do for you ?
  • What is your budget ? No Budget or No Worries! Either way don’t worry! We will elaborate on this more…
  • What marketing methods are you using ? Social Media, Paid Marketing, or Winging It!
  • Lead Generation – How will you generate traffic to your site ? Without this you will struggle online!

Free webinar training on Lead Generation this Thursday April 23rd, 2015 at 9 PM EST. Click here for details…

Let’s start from the top.

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To Build A Blog, the pieces of the puzzle are:

  1. Hosting – Hostgator.com or 1and1.com.
  2. Domain Name – You can get one at: NameCheap.com, or GoDaddy.com.
  3. Blog Website Platforms like: WordPress, Joomla, WP Commerce, Blogger, LiveJournal, Weebly and Ghost among many others available.
  4. Content – Your blog needs high quality unique content and a lot of it targeting your specific niche.
  5. Marketing – Where do you market and what is your marketing budget ? There is a faster way but not necessarily the most inexpensive which is Paid Marketing like Paid Per Click, Paid Per View or Paid Per Action.

Here are some less expensive and popular places you could use in your paid marketing strategy:

  • Paid Per Click Marketing Microsoft Ad Center
  • Yahoo Ads or Yahoo Native Ads
  • Paid Per Click Marketin – Facebook PPC Markteing
  • Paid Per View Marketing – MediaTraffic.Com ( Requires an initial investment of $200 ) but you can get some cheap traffic and leads.
  • Solo Ads – SoloAdsAgency.Com Done For You Traffic ( Requires an investment of minimum $250 )

Here are some Free methods you can use in your marketing efforts:

  • Blogging – This requires your time and it is important to get organized to be more productive and have the least of distractions. You want to publish high quality unique and valuable content people are searching for. Pay attention to trends. Maybe it’s something your knowledgeable about and/or passionate about either way provide quality.
  • Social Networking – It is essential in today’s fast moving pace to link up with social media platforms where you can build a responsive and professional readers and share your opinions in the way of content to these platforms. Choose one platform first and build it from the ground up, know what networking angle and how you want to engage with your readers, visitors and potential clients or buyers. Find groups in your niche and network and provide them with valuable knowledge they can use immediately if you can, they will reciprocate. #SocialMedia platforms like: #GooglePlus, #Facebook, #Twitter, #StumbleUpon and many others available to you. Remember to use #Hashtags in Social Media sites like mentioned above with keywords related to what your content is about. Read more in my previous article, Social Signals And Social Networking
  • Forums – Here you can network with like minded people in the same niche your in and get inside tips on what ever you need to learn and/or share your opinions and content via the Author’s Box or Signature where you will describe what you offer and your link to your website so readers and followers can find you. Don’t Spam, it’s the fastest way to get black flagged.
  • Bookmarking – This platform allows you to share your content with others interested in sharing your quality and unique content on their site by sharing your link to their network. It is a great way to get links back to your website where it will increase your website popularity in Google’s eyes.
  • Knowledge – Where do you get your knowledge from ? Online popular and targeted information to your niche and market by visiting other blogs, forums and other networking sites list on Wikipedia.

Learn one thing and become good at it with only one marketing strategy and get good at it and you will become a source of information for people looking for a solution that solves their problems and you could profit from via eBooks, Courses/HowTo’s, or a membership site where you share knowledge and tips for paid members through a private blog or membership software used if you use WordPress for example.

What ever type of website you have you should always have a blog where you keep your subscribers and readers coming back to read your quality content and buy more from your blog.

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Blogging is a Long Term plan that requires dedication, consistency, and actionable daily tasks done everyday at the beginning until you can settle in for the long haul regardless of weather conditions or where you want to work from as long as you have internet service available.

Blogging is fun and specially gratifying if you are passionate and knowledgeable about something. It doesn’t matter what niche you get into if there is a good size market available. Do a good market research before you begin your journey.

If you have questions about this or any other articles let us know in the comment area below. Thanks!

Here is a great video that walks you through some of the steps necessary to build a blog…It is a long video but offers a step by step to building your blog from scratch:

 

If you are looking for more in depth blogging in a step by step process than Rosalind Gardner has been online over 5 years and has been very successful as well. I’t may be one of the most inexpensive ways to learn from a real Pro that is a Blogger full-time and knows what works now. Read more below…

Click here to learn more from Rosalind’s Academy -> Start Training with a REAL Pro NOW to Learn How to Make Money Online as an Affiliate Marketer / Blogger!

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How Digital Marketer’s Blog Grew To $6 Million

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Traditionally Blogging Gurus And SEO Experts Tell Us To Do Certain Things To Grow Our Blogs. But Are They Right ?

BloggingWell to my surprise as an advocate to blogging the way gurus and seo experts have told me through training and courses and trial and error struggling with some of my blogs myself it comes to no surprise that most of this information is incorrect.

Does this sound familiar ?

  • Keep your blog clean
  • Don’t post to many banners
  • Don’t sell stuff on your blog
  • Make sure you post fresh content everyday

This is why it is so important to stay on the pulse of what is working now in this fast moving technology based world.

Yesterday I was reading a great blog post by a well respected blogger that you might have heard of if you read blogs in the internet marketing niche named Ryan Deiss who runs many blogs of his own and is a testing fanatic.

Ryan tests everything with new blogs, old blogs or client blogs and it is the reason I enjoyed his blog post so much and I think you will too.

Read blog post here -> How We Grew a Blog from ZERO to $6 Million…

What he discusses is the exact opposite of what everyone blogging is thought and it open my eyes to new possibilities and testing different things to improve your blog and monetized it the right way.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Leave your comments and thoughts below and let me know what you think.

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How To Make Money Blogging ?

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Learning How To Make Money By Blogging Is The Future Of Generating An Income Online!

outsourcingThe future will be more a work from home industry as big companies are moving towards outsourcing which has become the norm since they are wanting to stay more competitive in the work force market.

It saves the companies millions of dollars they can use to create more profits for themselves and allow them to innovate more freely.

And as a result many more will suffer in lost of jobs and the downsizing trend that’s currently occurring.

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Many have turned to blogging as a second income or primary income for some. Many struggle but if you do this right it can yield great rewards.

Blogging allows you to have a long term solution to making money online because when you publish content on the internet it stays online for ever.

You could be making an income from blog posts you wrote 2 years ago…Seriously!

But I have to make a quick disclaimer, it has to be done the right way in order to attract the right audience to maximize your content and it’s potential.

You need the right keywords people are looking for online. These are the searches people doing online via their browsers looking for your product, solution or service your blog or blogs could offer.

Google Keyword Planner is a great free tool used to find high quality keywords. Also cross referencing your competition websites using online tools like Aherfs.com, Masjetic.com, SimilarWeb.com and Alexa.com just to name a few.

Many today are using the power of videos and podcast’s to increase their audience, leads, prospects and sales on their blogs.

Creating content that brings in readers and visitors to your blog has been a well kept secret from those raking in 10’s of thousands of dollars online every single month.

But creating content alone is not going to bring in those sales and my friend Ray is an authority in how to make money blogging and could give you a shortcut and help you create your own blog that turns you from a total beginner to a blogging pro in thirty days.

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To start your own blog you will want to host your own Domain Name with a reliable hosting company like Hostgator that is easy to use and has great support should you ever need them.

As Ray will tell you, it is essential that you also have a reliable autoresponder service like Aweber which I have used for over 7 years and has proven to be an essential part of my business and you will be at ease with this choice.

Using your personal blog allows you to do third party advertising like Google Adsense, Banner Advertising, sell affiliate products and/or sell your own product.

Once your blog has establish itself online with a steady stream of traffic and reaches top of search engines you could even sell Ad space on your site and many other ways that are little more advanced but this alone can create a steady recurring income month after month.

One word of advice: You should always provide high value and high quality unique content on your blog to benefit from free traffic sent to you by Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engines and achieve higher search engine rankings.

Create your own blog today and make money blogging about whatever your passion or hobby is and information people are already looking for online.

Share this with someone who deserves more success and you care about, let’s help some people!

To Your Abundance!

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Blogging 101

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Blogging 101If writing is an art, then, blogging is one way of using words to come up with an art. This is because people who are into blogging are the ones who are artistic on their own sense, carefully choosing words that would best describe their feelings, sentiments, wishes, desires, and everything.

Basically, blogs were first introduced as weblogs that refer to a “server’s log file.” It was created when web logging hit the virtual market. Since its inception in the mid-1990s, web logging gradually saturated the virtual community making the Internet a viable source of greater information.

However, with web logging, you still need a web site and domain names, but with blogging, you do not need anything just an account with blog providers. In most cases, these kinds of blogs are free of charge.

With the onset of blogging in the industry, personal journaling had been a common ground for people who wish to be known all over the world. However, not literally famous as this is not a case on being popular or well-known personality.

Generally, blogs are created for personal use. Like a journal, people can write their daily adventures, sentiments, and whatever ideas they want to express online.

Nevertheless, with the advent of the online businesses, blogs had gradually taken the limelight in providing businesses a chance to boost their productivity online. This is where the business blogs have taken the limelight.

Business blogs are, basically, created to advertise the services or products of a certain web site or online business in order to increase online sales.

Moreover, business blogs are also one way of promoting the company so that the other readers will know that a certain company exists online. With blogs, entrepreneurs are able to establish a name in the virtual market through articles that can be very useful in the reader’s life.

From there, you can make money out of blogs by simply syndicating it to your business’ web site. This can be done through the RSS technology.

So, if you are thinking to create a blog, whether for business or for pleasure, you need to know some tips that could help you get through and make your blog one of the interesting blogs online.

Here’s how:

1. Consider your audience

Even if your blog is generally personal, still, it would be better to consider the minds of your readers. You have to think of something that would interest them.

After all, most of the reasons of people who write blogs are not at all confined to their own personal motives. Most of them would love to be “heard” (or read) and would love to be known, in some way or another, even for just a minute. Hence, it is very important to come with a write up that everybody can understand, not necessarily that these people can relate to it but they can understand it.

2. Pictures speaks a thousand words

To make your blogging worth the browsing effort of your readers, it would be extremely nice if you will put some pictures in it. It does not necessarily mean you have to place a picture of yourself. Any photographs will do as long as it does not pose danger or insult to anyone who will be reading your blog.

3. Make constructive and beneficial blogs

Even if you are free to write anything you wan to say to the world, still, it would be better to create some write-ups that would be beneficial to your readers.

After all, its information technology that you have there so better be inclined to provide information rather than sheer quirky entertainment.

4. Avoid making multifaceted and complicated blogs

In order to have an interesting blogs, try not to use some highly technical and highfalutin words. After all, it is not a science discourse or a debate that you are making, so better stick to simple facts and short blogs.

Bear in mind that most people who use the Internet usually do more scanning than scrutinizing each site word for word. Therefore, it would be better to come with blogs that will not bore your readers just because you have these lengthy articles.

5. Make it interactive

As much as possible and if your capacity will allow it, make your blog interactive. Yu can do this by placing some video or audio clips in your blog.

You can even place an area for comments or for some feedbacks. In this way, you can get some impressions or reactions of other people. Who knows, you might even gain some friends just by making them feel at home in your blog site.

Indeed, blogs are not created just for the mere fun of it. It also has its own purpose in the world of the Internet.
Therefore, for people who wish to harness their craft, as far as writing is concerned, blogs are the best way to do it.

As they say, blogging is the contemporary term of creative and commercial writing.

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