12 Blogging Tips and Tricks

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Blogging is a great way to grow your business. Today I share 12 tips to help you rock it with blogging.

If you want more traffic, leads, and sales with a blog pay close attention to this post.

Do You Really Need To Blog?

Short answer, no. Some people don't want to blog and prefer to rely on other means like social media to grow their businesses and that's fine. Social media is powerful.

You can absolutely crush it without a blog, I just think life becomes easier when you have a blog. Blogging can help grow your brand to the point that people are reaching out to you.

Or am I crazy

12 Blogging Tips and Tricks To Get More Results

1. Always use images to make your blog and posts more attractive. Believe it or not, people will consume your content from the quality of your pictures. Having good images increases the value of your content and the likelihood of people who continue reading.

2. Never leave your content as one long paragraph. Having a bunch of text makes it hard for people to read, especially if the text is on a white background. Break up your text, so if you've got a paragraph of 5 lines, start a new paragraph.

3. Use a P.S. as a call to action. This is such a simple way to promote pretty much anything you want. Include a P.S. line at the bottom of your content telling people to check out your stuff.

4. Link to other relevant posts within your blog post. This is a popular search engine optimization technique and helps to lower bounce rate. In other words, to keep people on your blog longer. Find keywords in your blog posts and link to other relevant posts to improve your rankings.

5. Don't use crazy colours. Never have big crazy colours on your blog. Red and green doesn't work together. But black and white do. Experiment to see what works.

6. Always reply to comments. When people leave comments, reply back and continue the conversation. It shows you're paying attention and you care, and it's also something that search engines take into consideration.

7. Comment on other people's blogs that are relevant to yours. From time to time, comment on other blogs that are similar to your blog. Why? Because it can drive free traffic and is a simple backlink method to help grow your blog.

8. Share your blog content to your email lists. The best thing you can do to grow your blog is to share your content to your email list. You'll be delivering value, goodwill, and establishing yourself as an expert. This can massively increase sales.

9. Share your content through social media. I touched on social media earlier, but sharing your content through social media can help to get more exposure. Just do it.

10. Don't make your blog posts to long. I tend to skip content that is to long, and maybe you do too. Respect people's time. If you have to write long posts split them up into other content, to publish for another day.

11. Don't worry too much about SEO. Please don't stress over search engine optimization. Just provide good value and over time, you'll start to rank for keywords. Google and the other search engines are quite clever in knowing which is quality content, or not.

12. Be consistent. I can't stress this enough. Be blogging on a regular basis. A minimum of once per week, but more is better. If you publish content one week and then three weeks later nothing, it's not going to help you in anyway. Stay consistent.

Conclusion

If you implement this 12 blogging tips I've just shared, over time your blogging will improve. Some are easy, and maybe too easy but nevertheless... Take action and remember, stay consistent.

Have questions? Feel free to leave them below.
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  • Profile picture of the author FreedomBlogger
    Great blogging tips!

    And yes, you are right. You don't really need to blog in order to make money online and build an income.

    Do I recommend it? Heck yes!

    The reason why I love blogging is the automation that goes with it. It is your online store that is open 24/7 for people to visit, browse around, and take some sort of action like becoming a subscriber or buying something from you.

    Of course, you want to build everything first before you experience such passive traffic and sales.

    Thank you for sharing this man!
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Good tips.

    How about 1 more? Always use your own domain and hosting and don't rely on free blog providers.
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  • Profile picture of the author gumshoe24
    I totally agree with #11 but it needs a caveat... you still need to do high level research of your niche/target market so that you know what they will want to learn about..
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  • Profile picture of the author FiveStarFiverr
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    Originally Posted by extrememan View Post


    2. Never leave your content as one long paragraph. Having a bunch of text makes it hard for people to read, especially if the text is on a white background. Break up your text, so if you've got a paragraph of 5 lines, start a new paragraph.
    Overall, this is EXCELLENT advice. I wanted to highlight #2 because it's the one thing I have found many simply don't get.

    When you put a block of text into one large paragraph it's hard to read on a computer screen, tablet or phone. In fact, the human mind already knows it's hard and people click away from this type of content fast.

    Split your paragraphs up and ignore the rule we were all taught about a paragraph has to complete an idea. That's bogus in the online world.
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    Split your paragraphs up and ignore the rule we were all taught about a paragraph has to complete an idea.
    I guess we should ignore spelling and grammar and other "bogus" rules too.
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  • Profile picture of the author SobaBoy
    Number 10 - Don't make posts too long.

    The research I've read says longer posts are better for SEO. 1500-2000 words.

    How long do you recommend?
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    • Profile picture of the author seofreetips
      Originally Posted by SobaBoy View Post

      Number 10 - Don't make posts too long.

      The research I've read says longer posts are better for SEO. 1500-2000 words.

      How long do you recommend?
      If you can fullfil your visitors need in 300 words, then there is no need to write such long post
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  • Profile picture of the author mindtricks18
    Important things
    1. Brainstorm with everyday Life things
    2. Have a Unique Tilt in the Content
    3. Treat your Blog as a Media Platform
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  • Profile picture of the author Sheeroh
    Great tips. I agree on the need to be consistent. I saw a rise in my blog traffic when I started publishing on my blog, regularly, i.e once a week. I can now state confidently, from experience, that Google loves fresh content. And not just any fresh content but content that helps (entertains/educates/informs) your readers.
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  • Profile picture of the author guestblogger
    What social Platforms do you think can drive traffic to our blog content , Can you please focus an article on this point.

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author extrememan
      Originally Posted by guestblogger View Post

      What social Platforms do you think can drive traffic to our blog content , Can you please focus an article on this point.

      Thanks
      Sure. I can do a follow up thread about social media to promote blog content. No problem. Look out for it on here.
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  • Profile picture of the author echelon
    Thank you for sharing. Using the p.s line as a call to action is a tip that seems to also work for email marketing. I have encountered mentions of it for emails before. From what I have learned, it may also help increase click through rates.
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  • Profile picture of the author alaicarich
    These tips are totally great! You have done a really good job. For marketing any products blog site is very helpful. thanks for sharing this informative article.
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  • Profile picture of the author brettb
    I'll add another one...

    Make a YouTube video, then embed it in a longer post about the topic. Actually the post itself doesn't need to be that long - 300 words is enough.

    This is working really well for me on an established blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    I would also like to add:

    - Introducing a hover ad on each page of your blog to make sure you capture the visitor's information for further email & blog marketing followup. Make sure to set the hover ad to "display once" per visitor.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Brian
    Wow! Thank you for the super awesome Blogging Tips.

    I think everyone should be reading this thread before going to start a Blog!

    Amazing~
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  • Profile picture of the author top1marktr
    Your points on blog are very important and valuable. These are also easy to use and understand.
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  • Profile picture of the author sftslab
    Blogging tips and tricks:
    1. We should Invest in our blog user experience & design
    2. Install Google Analytics to measure results
    3. Use a blog topic generator tool
    4. Find the right keyword phrase for your blog post
    5. To increase readability break up blog content
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  • Blogging IS a long-term task ..those who think that they set up a website threw some links here and there and became a blogger or can earn money.....

    So bro this platform is not for u
    BE prepare for a long journey
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