Blogging is the entire buzz now, and even though it was started solely as a means of sharing personal information with friends and closed ones there are now 152 million blogs in the blogosphere with a large percentage of them created to make money.
If you’re a blogger and are reading this article then there is every probability you are blogging because you want to make money online. The reality is that to make money as a blogger you need traffic, and to get traffic you need to do a series of things to make your blog better. This article will be giving you 3 great tips on how to build a better blog.
Steps to Build Better Blog Online
Make Content a Priority
I’ve read a lot of articles about building a highly successful blogs and I’ve written a lot myself. The one tip I keep on coming across is the importance of creating great content, and it seems as a result so many people are taking it with leniency. I’ve even seen people comment on some of these posts asking if there is any other way to get better results without creating great content.
The truth about building a better blog is that you have to make quality content your number one priority. The reason a very large percentage of bloggers fail is because they are only obsessed with creating a lot of content – but the successful bloggers know that it isn’t about the amount of blog posts you write everyday but what impact your content has on readers.
Start focusing on crafting more great content that can help readers – it doesn’t matter if you only write a blog post in one week, it also doesn’t matter if you write everyday – as long as you can start writing great content on a consistent basis you will start experiencing results faster than you can imagine.
Make Your Website Usable and Sticky
People keep on talking about the importance of creating great content, but the result is that we see a lot of great content everyday but don’t read them. Why? Because they seem boring to us!
It is very important for you to realize that how people view your content is as important as your content itself. After all, there’s no point in cranking out that great blog post when no one is interested in reading it.
Try to get the best website template you can get, and if possible, try to hire a professional to help you with that. The more sticky and usable your website is the more readers you will have and the more people will opt in for your offers.
Don’t Underestimate SEO
The final tip in this article is that you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of SEO.
There is no doubt content is great, and it is also very important to have a sticky website. However, it is important to know that there won’t be a difference without traffic.
Make sure you optimize your websites for the right keywords. Don’t think making effective use of your keywords isn’t important and also make sure you don’t spam your readers. For example, if I’m trying to write an article teaching people the advantages of technological innovations, I will get better results by using a title like “The 10 Advantages of Technological Inno” instead of just stuffing my title with keywords that hardly tell readers what my article is all about.
Traffic is important, and search engines send the best form of traffic – write a lot of great posts and optimize it for the search engines.