Blog Promotion Tips
There are a wide variety of things
you can do in regard to blog promotion. Here are
just a few...
Optimize the blog using standard
search engine optimization techniques, so that
it performs well in the organic rankings of the
various search engines.
Submit the blog to the available
online blog directories. There are a number of
blog search engines and RSS directories which
you can submit your blog to in order to gain additional
Submit Blogs - http://www.rss-specifications.com/rss-submission.htm
3. Social Networks
Submit the blog to the major social
networks, and then bookmark the blog.
Social Networks - http://www.webmaster-elements.com/social-bookmarking-sites.htm
4. Press Release
Write a press release announcing
5. Blog Commenting
Post comments on other, related
blogs, and include the URL of your own blog in
6. Forum Posting
Signature Post in forums and newsgroups
with related topics, and include your blog URL
in your forum signature.
7. Email Signature
Include the URL of you blog in the
signature of any email correspondence.
8. Business Cards / Letterhead
Include the URL of the blog on business
cards and on company letterhead.
9. PowerPoint Presentation
When making presentations at meetings
and conferences, be sure to include the URL of
the blog at the bottom of all PowerPoint slides.
That way, if the presentation is redistributed,
you will obtain further branding benefits and
additional web traffic.
Include the blog URL on any handouts
that you distribute at meetings, trade shows,
or during presentations.
11. Deep Links
Deep-link to other parts of your
website and blog from within the blog.
12. Wiki Links
Generate quality content and resources,
so that you can attract wiki links.
13. Hold Contests For Participants
In order to encourage blog participation,
run contests or have giveaways for the best comments
14. Related Posts
Incorporate links to related blog
posts, or post a list of related blog posts at
the end of an entry.
15. Provide an RSS Feed
Make it easy for readers to follow
the blog by providing an RSS feed that contains
About the Author:
Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll
software for creating, editing, publishing RSS
feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages
marketing for NotePage http://www.notepage.net
a wireless text messaging software company.