Want more visitors to reach your blog? Want they hear your blog? Or do you want to increase your income on your blog?
You can use these tips to optimize your blog:
1. Content is your king
If we imagine blog as a kingdom, then your content is the ruler of your blog. Your King. Content holds everything.
People search for information on the internet. For that, you can serve content that satisfy your visitors.
If you served them a good quality content, they will surely impressed by your blog and increase possibility to visit your blog regularly.
For website/blog owners, if they found good quality content, there is a possibility they will put a link for it or bookmark it.
Content for your blog can be your posts, your blog templates, or anything that you placed on that blog.
If you really got a good quality content, they won’t hesitate to come to you again and again. You even don’t have to bother about your layout.
Or maybe referring you to another sites, saying “This blog has high quality content.”
Visitors will be really disappointed with your blog if your content are copied from another sites/blogs, especially from top sites.
Use topic that you master, because with that, you really know what’re you doing. You can post opinions, reviews or all that you know on your blog with that topic.
2. Post regularly
Make new post as fast as you can and publish them as fast as you can, but consider timing too. You don’t always have to post good quality content, but just post something to make your blog readers’ feel that your blog is updated regularly.
You have to make sure that there are some good quality
content between these posts.
In reality, “People judge a book by it’s cover”
People rate your blog. What differ a common blog and a professional one is it’s layout.
Even if you didn’t have high content, people will think your blog is a high quality one because of your layout.
And even before they read the content, people will think that your blog’s content is good, because they look at your layout.
But beware about this, if you have a good quality layout but bad content, people will really disappointed. It makes them think that your blog is really made by an amateur that just depend on the layout that can be downloaded and searched freely.
Regular people prefer light template because it’s easy to read.
But usually gamers/anime lovers prefer dark template, because it bring the sensation of playing games or watching animes, or because it is cool in
Make sure if you want to make your blog layout become cool, you must first upgrade it’s content.
4. Promote your blog
This is really important. Someone will know about some blog if they was introduced to it. You can place signatures between forums, social networking sites, mailing lists, and other community online. Be active to promote your blog, go to sites that possibly related to your blog.
Even if it wasn’t related to it’s topic you can promote it to them too, who knows they have an interest on your blog topic.
If your blog have a good quality articles, you can submit your articles to any sites that need your article. like http://www.ezinearticles.com and others. It will drive more traffic to your site.
5. Use free services from another sites
Like feedburner (RSS feeds), del.icio.us (Bookmarking services), Technorati (blog ratings), or another.
These web 2.0 websites services can help you to promote your website and increase your website rating in front of visitor’s eye
If you are using blog service that allow you to monetize it, you can place ads in it. Then you can start earning from your blog. Nowadays, the ad format that is really popular is a pay per click ads.