Over the past year we’ve covered many different subjects from the basics of blogging to how you can really make your traffic explode. Here are Pronet Advertisings 4 steps to success.
Step 1: Good Content – We always talk about tools you can use to make your blog, product, service a true success, but nothing can help you if the product is inherently useless. Without good content, neither Pronet nor anyone else can help you succeed. So taking that into account, here are 3 more steps you can take.
Step 2: Unique, Hosted Domain – Back in March, Matt wrote a great article on how to give your Blogspot blog some credibility. While it is more important for bloggers using Blogspot to have a custom domain (because of the service’s problems with spammers) it is even generally a good idea for branding purposes to use a unique domain name and host it on a server that can withstand an unexpected influx of traffic. Without a good host even a perfectly executed social media marketing campaign will reap very low results.
Step 3: Be Social – Once you’ve amassed a collection of good content, have a site with good branding, and are ready for people to flock to you, we can start getting your name out. Being social includes conversing with other bloggers in your niche (commenting on their sites, inviting them to comment and guest blog on yours, exchanging emails and ideas, and so on), optimizing for social media sites, and using social media to market yourself.
Step 4: Invest Time, Be Patient – Success rarely comes overnight. If you’ve followed the steps above all you need to do now is keep churning out good content and give people a reason to return to your blog everyday.
This article briefly outlines the steps and to learn more you should read the linked articles, and of course sign up for the site feed.