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Larry L Miller SEM/SEO Consultant
Blogging in Today's Marketing Environment
If you're new to blogging, there are some important things you should be aware of before you get too involved in unimportant distractions and start wasting a lot of your precious time. Blogging is an individual and personal function that only you can make better with practice, patience, consistency and dedication. Having someone else blog for you will never truly express and convey your sincere feelings about issues that you're trying to share with the general public in your writings.
The process of learning how to blog effectively is not going to happen overnight. You're going to have to do some study, research and a lot of reading, in order to find the right information about your products or service, plus you will need to know your opportunity like the back of your hand before you'll be able to convey your knowledge to the internet masses effectively.
The internet is flooded with quality information about blogging advice. Finding the information that is right for you is going to take some time. Be prepared to devote whatever time that's required to learn the process of blogging and learn it well.
Forget the technical side of blogging to begin with. Concentrate on the simple facts that will help your readers understand what your point of blogging is all about. The average person you're going to reach is the ordinary individuals who are trying to survive online just like you are.
The learning process of blogging is an ongoing endeavor. The more you blog the easier it's going to happen for you. Never be content with just mediocre. Always strive to learn more about your product or service and by all means be sincere and truthful when sharing that information with your reading audience. You may not be the best writer in the world; however, you can develop and build a following of avid readers that will look forward to your latest information.
It's advisable to find other blogs that cover the same subject matter as you write about and study what their feelings are about regarding the subject matter. This will help you develop your own niche market with some fresh ideas that you can learn from your competition.
Let's talk for a moment about what blogging is all about. Blogging is basically a relationship of two simple components … intent and association. You must have a basic plan that you want to achieve with your blogging experience. Choose what you want to achieve with your blog and then pursue your goals with vigor.
You will find literally dozens of sites that will help you establish some direction about arranging and controlling your blogging experience. There is no such thing as a one style fits all when it comes to blogging. Each of us has a personality and your true personality will reflect in your writings. There is no way to avoid this human characteristic.
Your choice of design, post length, style will all reflect your personality and will be distinct with each writer. You're not going to appeal to everyone, so don't even try, however, there will always be a group of individuals who will like your writing style and will relate to your personal delivery of quality information.
One aspect of blogging you should consider early on in your blogging career is to have your own domain and hosting service. There is a bit of expense involved for these personal services, however, the rewards far outweigh the cost. This will help you create a personal branding for yourself and your business. You will be able to design your blog around your personality as well as your reading audience.
Every aspect of creating a blog is vitally important to the successful outcome of your blogging experience. Don't overdo the appearance of your blog with flash, scrolling text and images trying to impress your readers. Your audience is interested in only one thing and that is information about your subject matter. They don't care how smart you think you are and your abilities to create a fancy web site or blog.
Each and every feature, remark and action in your blog will either draw the reader closer to your goals or drive the user farther away. Your intent in blogging is to draw traffic to your business opportunity web site. It's imperative to make this process as painless as possible for your readers to follow your information, expertise and opinions.
There are two distinct features here that are critical. Be consistent in your frequency of writings is extremely important. If you're comfortable with blogging everyday then by all means do it. If you're schedule permits you to write and post once a week, that's OK too. The second thing here is legitimacy at all times. Make sure that your information is legitimate, factual and verifiable. This will help you to build a strong following of readers that can last forever.
Antics and tricks provide a short-term spike at the expense of long-term trust and loyalty. The old saying; "You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all the people all the time" is very true when it comes to blogging.
Beware of creating barriers when asking for your readers contact information. Give the reader the chance to communicate with you if they so desire. Have a simple form for them to share their email address with you. Anything more than that is an automatic turnoff for many readers. You don't need their full name, address and phone number to create a business relationship with them. Concentrate on getting their e-mail address and then follow-up with your auto responder campaigns is the method of blogging used by the pro's to build a successful online career.
Blogging is an art and science that must be learned and will take some time. The time and efforts involved are well worth the investment. If you need help in your blogging or marketing challenges, then contact one of our eBiz Solutions Team for the help you need. Call today for your free 30 minute "no obligation" consultation.
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Larry L Miller SEM/SEO Consulting
Private Line: 321-594-4405
Author Resource: Larry L Miller - SEM/SEO Consultant who specializes in promoting clients to "Top Positions on Google" and other leading search engines. Mr. Miller is the promotions director for BLM Traders the leader in Automated Marketing Systems. Private Line: 321-594-4405, Skype: larrylmiller121
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