When I first wrote my original “Why I Hate Blogs” for article submission I was pretty sure that the humor would get some hits but in my wildest dreams I never thought that out of the 26 articles I did write that it would be second in the amount of the hits it did get. Actually it was dark humor because I honestly do hate spending the time blogging away or let us be more specific – I honestly DID hate spending that time.
I believe it’s crucial to analyse what you want to achieve. To do this you must set specific targets you want to meet. Your targets should follow the SMART rule. Meaning each target should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-related. By setting yourself goals you are outlining want to want to accomplish therefore motivating yourself further. An example could be setting a monthly number of page views to your online business. To make this a SMART target it also must be a realistic number that can be achieved in a set time, for example 1 year.
For you to be successful you need about six months of consistent writing by creating new blogs that hit the market every day and can be found in all the search engines. However if you want to market your blogs using pay-per-click advertisement your blogs will surely hit the market within a shorter time or less. The big challenge is always in carrying out the research and writing some good content for the audience.
If you are doing affiliate marketing you can use the website the merchant gives you. If you want a long term business online Carlights are hot right now and certainly worth looking closer.
Indeed, blogs have become powerful online blogs marketing tools in this day and age. Blogs, you see, have evolved into a social phenomenon. How many movies have you watched where the techno-savvy protagonist was seen updating her blog? How many books have you read that used blogs as a new point of perspective? How many news items have you encountered that trace their source to blog entries? How many television shows have you witnessed that made a casual reference to blogs?
Be a speaker – Bloggers who made it big online are often requested by companies to speak on their training seminars. Some of these include writing companies who want their writers to be learn blogging strategies.
Search for yourself online. Simply go to Google and search for your company, you may be extremely surprised in what you find! I know we were, since the first page of results contained nine links to bad reviews or our competition, while only one was to our website. So if people searched for us online we were not making a good first impression. Google also has “alerts” which can be emailed directly to you as soon as a new result pops up in your name, which was also a big part of what we did. Again, direct someone to manage this day to day and cc everyone when something important comes up. The alerts are very simple to setup and change.
You can skim the headlines and only read the ones that jump out at you or save others for later. This gives you complete control over what you read. It’s also possible to search blogs and old archives of blogs when you’re looking for something in specific that might help you in the game.