Friday, January 20, 2012

Blogging Is the Way of the Future - Don't Let It Pass By Your Internet Business

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By Letitia Watkins

If you've been marketing online for a while, you probably realize that blogging is an essential aspect of making money. There are just many more ways to run a profitable online business if you have a blog. Knowing the importance of blogging is one thing, while being able to do it well is another. It's really fairly simple to create a blog and put interesting content on it that people will want to read. You don't have to think of your blog as a difficult labor; many bloggers find they get real pleasure out of sharing their ideas and information with the public. The fact that it can make money becomes almost secondary. The following suggestions will give you a system to start your blogging career.

Make sure your blog has an RSS Feed. Believe it or not, RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." Many blogs are already equipped with RSS Feeds. You can choose to simply use the feed already associated with your blog or use one of the syndication tools to set up your own. If you are planning to use a different RSS Feed besides the want that your blog is equipped with then it would be a good idea to consider creating one by Google's RSS Feed system, Feedburner. Having a feed helps your readers stay current with your writing without having to check your page every day to see if you have published something. Whenever you add new content your subscribers are notified through their feed reader and can stay in touch on their time.


Comment on other blogs. Posting to other blogs can do a lot to help your own blog get noticed. This will encourage other people to visit your own blog. It also shows that you are trying to be a part of the community instead of just wanting to use it for its money making potential. Keep in mind that owners of other blogs will link back to you more frequently if you leave useful comments on their sites. Always say something that is relevant to the conversation. Don't make the kind of short, pointless comments like "nice post" that are considered spam. What you want to do is make real responses to topics being discussed. This is a great way to make contacts and get more backlinks as well.

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Your site should be a place where people can comment on their thoughts without worrying about them being deleted. Moderating will, at first, be a simple task because of the smaller amount of traffic. It will become tempting, once your site gets busier, to stop allowing posts all together or to only allow ones to be added that you agree with because people will eventually start posting comments in which everyone may not agree with. By keeping moderation to a minimum you create a meeting place where people won't have a fear of expressing themselves. This is the most important thing to remember when your blog has grown in size.

You'll find plenty of handy hints and tricks that can help you launch an internet marketing blog. Believe it or not, setting up your blog and keeping it running does not have to be a chore. You might even end up enjoying your blogging activities. You might find that your blog provides you with a bit of fun, even while it's providing you with a new revenue stream. Have fun with your blogging adventures.

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