Best Way To Promote Blog?

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Warriors:

I've been slowly building my blog in the personal development niche. High quality content, vids, etc.

In the next week or so, I want to start sending traffic to it via an opt-in page and free video to build my list.

Opinions about best way to initially promote? FB? Adwords? Media Buys?

Thanks for any and all advice...
#blog #promote
  • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
    What are you most comfortable with?
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    • Profile picture of the author tehering
      I'm okay with Bing, FB ads...not so great with Adwords or Media buys...also can do article stuff, but want to ramp things up a bit quicker...
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      • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
        Originally Posted by tehering View Post

        I'm okay with Bing, FB ads...not so great with Adwords or Media buys...also can do article stuff, but want to ramp things up a bit quicker...
        Then start with Bing and Face book. Once you have some initial cash and confidence .. go to media buys.
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        • Profile picture of the author tehering
          Troy: My understanding is that Bing has an older demo for the most part...is that correct to your knowledge?
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          • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
            Originally Posted by tehering View Post

            Troy: My understanding is that Bing has an older demo for the most part...is that correct to your knowledge?
            I honestly don't know as I tend to stick with media buys because that is what I know for paid traffic.

            Honestly most of my traffic comes from affiliates.

            Troy
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    I would say Adwords, Bing Ads, and some solo ads. And back this up with alot of daily free marketing. Also post on your blog once day, and ping the search engine services (ex: pingomatic).
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  • Profile picture of the author jbsmith
    I'm a little confused, I typically use my blog as traffic magnet and send traffic from my blog to an opt-in form or to a money page - you are doing the opposite?

    Jeff
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    • Profile picture of the author tehering
      JB: I'm offering them a free high quality vid in my niche for opting in...they can access the blog from the opt-in page...all free content...
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  • Profile picture of the author rossm
    one of the most successful bloggers out there is JohnChow on his homepage, you can download his free ebook, The Ultimate Blog Profit Model.

    I havent read it as I'm not a blogger however, its totally free and I'm sure it will have some great tips in it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Studio13
    I take the side of "slow as she goes"...

    I'd go after hard to get joint-ventures, low-tier to medium tier search engine listings and initiate a social media campaign.

    In fact, start right here with offering pieces of your high quality content in a trailer type presentation that is intended to generate interest and curiosity.

    Adwords, FB Ads, etc., all work too. Be sure you track, measure and adjust. Be a pro about it, no set it and forget it noob marketing with paid ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author ronorr
    I have had great success doing the exact same thing with personal development blog but with a facebook fan page that builds up quickly and then sends traffic to the blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author kampret262
    i prefer FB ads..n FB marketing..that's powerful..hehehe
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  • Profile picture of the author paydayloan
    Participating on social media networking sites is the best option for you to increase your blog traffic. Facebook and Twitter are providing more online visitors to your blog. So, update your blog with fresh content regularly and keep focus on your blog incoming links.
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