There is no doubt that blogging is one of the best ways of making money from the internet. As at today, there are millions of blogs out there with little or no success. In this over-crowded ‘blogosphere’, I believe you can stand out and be successful with your blogs.
Follow me as a walk you down the line on how to be professional and successful in this line of business as I reveal some of the secrets of most successful bloggers.
Make Research of Successful Blogs in Your Niche
The number one thing most professional bloggers does before setting up a new blog is that they make research on successful blogs in the new niche they want to go into so as know what makes such blog a successful one. If you want to be successful in blogging then you need to copy this little secret too, from your research then you should be able to copy the same techniques and trends these blogs are practicing, notice the layout and placement and how they are marketing their products. Just position your blog exactly like the successful blog and watch as how professional you’re going to become.
Position Your Blog With Other Big Blogs
Even though you’re just starting, don’t try to make your blog inferior to other big blogs. Learn to position your blog with other big blogs in your chosen niche (the more reason why you’re advice to blog about a niche you are good at). Be actively engage on other bigger blogs by posting comments and helps in answering question that are helpful to the blog readers. While doing this, leave a link bank to your blog URL where you have similar articles that could be helpful to the blog users.
Be Actively Engaged in Forum Posting and Social Media
These secret is one of the key if you want to be successful in your blogging business. Position yourself as an expert in your chosen niche. Join forums, write your posts and start a discussion, add your comments and keep the discussion going. If you make yourself active people will start looking up to your articles because they would have seen you as a professional in that niche and then you can always redirect them to your blog for more helpful articles on that niche.
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Search Engine Optimization
When starting a blog, one key thing professional bloggers doesn’t joke with is SEO. Search engine optimization starts with your domain name. When choosing a domain name endeavour to make sure that your domain name has the important keyword(s) of your niche so as to increase your search engine ranking.
Another important SEO trick is to make sure that you optimize your blog posts URL. To optimize your WordPress blog URL, make use of the Permalink’s “Post name“. To do this, login to your WordPress dashboard, point to Settings and click Permalink. Then choose “Post name” or enter the code: /%postname%/ into the Custom Structure.
I hope these professional blogging tips to drive your blogging journey to a successful height will benefit you and your blogging business.
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