Steve Pavlina has written some great ways to build a high traffic blog. His strategy isn’t based on tricks or techniques that will go out of style, but providing genuine value and letting word of mouth do the rest. I’ve excerpted his 10 best suggestions for building a high traffic web site: 1. Create valuable … Read More
Remember when you just had to submit your blog to search engines to drive traffic? Now, there’s a new cool site on the block – del.icio.us – a collective bookmarking site/service that allows users tag sites and link to them. The Advantages of Delicious Bookmarks They are taggable, meaning that they can be assigned with … Read More
Built a blog? Will they come? They will if you do these simple things that can attract new eyes. Link, Link, Link Include links to other articles, web sites, and blogs that are similar to what you write about. “Social bookmarking” sites, such as digg or del.icio.us, and those with high pageranks can generate good … Read More
So you launched your blog, and are posting every day with interesting content, but want more out of it? Consider bringing in revenue by introducing these three methods: sponsorship, advertising, and affiliations. Sponsorships If you are writing about skis and skiing you could approach manufacturers (such as Rossignol) or ski areas (how about Aspen) to … Read More
What is the best way to gain a following of dedicated readers? It’s CONTENT. Here’s some great content techniques we’ve found throughout the blogosphere. 1. Write Original Content Make sure what you post is at least 25-40% of your own thoughts. Write what about the topics that matters to you and own them without being … Read More
Google announced the launch of Google Blog Search, a new beta search service that enables users to search for blogs and posts that match their interests. Based on the same technology that powers Google’s web search, Blog Search is available at http://blogsearch.google.com and is also integrated with Blogger at http://www.blogger.com.