Blogging and content marketing are great ways to build loyal readers and customers. But, one of the biggest challenges using this approach is the on-going need for great ideas for content such as blog posts. Eventually in every blogger’s life there comes a point where they’ve run out of ideas. It seems like there is no fresh angle, or no new idea that will make good quality content for their readers.
Etsy also has teams and forums (ie: groups of other Etsians they like to call themselves) where you can join the group and gain more help from your peers. You can also join up for the Etsy Success newsletter wherein their weekly newsletters full of tips and tricks end up in your inbox. They not only offer both a support forum called Etsy Success that sellers can join for tips and tricks, but countless online blog posts about tips and tricks to help you.
Social lifestyle blogs networking sometimes an author will come to us with social networking sites. Frankly that’s about 34 too many. With the popularity of social networking growing these niche social sites are popping up everywhere. I’m not telling you not to post something there but if you are stretched too thin and can’t keep them updated, what’s the point? Personally I recommend posting to two sites: Facebook and Squidoo. Start with one or the other and get your feet wet, then once you have an audience built and a social networking routine in place you can expand your networks.
Another way to “advertise” (well free advertise really), is to offer an opt-in email sign up form on your blog. This way, you can market over and over again to the people who didn’t buy anything from you, or just simply market to these people via email to drive them back to your blog.
Lifestyle blogs, gaming blogs, travel blogs. Follow me here about pets, blogs about people and even blogs about blogs. Wherever you look you see someone else blogging about something different and original. You might not be surprised then to learn that the number of blogs is around the 300 million mark, with many more blogs being created every single day. It should also be no surprise to know that a good number of blogs earn a regular income for their owners, while some others do not. In this article we discuss a few of the key points to consider when building a blog to ensure it gets a steady, loyal readership.
Let me tell you what it’s REALLY worth to me. According to Google analytics, my blog currently gets 6,093 visits per month. Now, 2,450 visitors are from a coop, which costs me $75 a month, and the visitors from it are fairly low quality, but it provides me a lot of leads so it more than pays for itself.
It was Robert [Fox]’s vision. He told me on a camping trip that he was switching from guitar to bass to do Afrobeat. I agreed it was a good idea, thinking, “Right. No way.” And Robert’s Robert, so it happened. He’s become accomplished on bass.
Then there is the chat room. Every site has several chat lounges or rooms where the roomies banter away to glory. These chat rooms play a key role in pulling the players every day to towards the sites. The time between the games is the time when a player gets bored and looks for another means of entertainment. Chat rooms duly fulfill this need. Roomies in these rooms often become friends or acquaintance and help each other in reducing the boredom.