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How to blog
One of the questions I get often is how to build a popular blog. I got a private message from one friend on Facebook 2 days ago who said “Enstine, your new blog is getting so popular. How do you do it?”
Many people all over wonder how others do things to work for them. If it works for me, it can work for you. That’s right!
Now, I often give two answers to this question on how to build a popular blog;
As expected, many bloggers want to build a popular blog so fast. That’s achievable but you have to be an ant 😉
One of the reasons many bloggers struggle is the fact that they don’t know how to narrow their niches and write for a specific group of readers.
It’s always a big challenge for beginners to choose a blogging topic. For the most part, they are advised to begin broad, covering different related topics, then gradually figure out what’s hot with time and focus on those hot topics.
Hot in the sense that their readers pay attention and interact more in those topics. But this has turned out to be a bad piece of advice for many. They keep throwing their feet in the dark, not knowing what’s hot cake or not hot on their blogs.
Do you do blog commenting for backlinks?
Do you want editorial backlinks? Can blog commenting help get them? How important are editorial backlinks in SEO? Let’s keep reading…
Blog commenting is an exciting blogging exercise right? I know you all agree with me. It’s been one of the ways to expand and grow your sphere of influence as a blogger.
There are of course a bunch of benefits but I’m not about to dwell on them. However, one of the reasons most people drop comments is to get backlinks.
They focus on backlinks from the comment area on blogs using the traditional WordPress commenting system. Some go looking for CommentLuv enabled blogs just to drop comments and grab some backlinks.
The last time I visited your blog, I was so disappointed. So I took the hard decision never to come back again.
As I’m writing this post, I’m sure you are still losing more visitors. I’m not the only one who left regretting to have clicked your link. Personally, I want to let you know 9 points that pushed me to this decision.
I’m sure after reading this points, you are going to sit up. There are millions of blogs out there with wonderful attractions. So I won’t regret keeping away from yours. I’m sure I’ll find what I want somewhere. I didn’t just want to go without letting you know why I’m leaving. So here are my reasons to quit for good;
Infographics have grown in popularity over the years.
Unlike long-winded blog posts, infographics are visually stimulating in nature. The best ones have stunning designs that you can’t help but read and ogle from top to bottom.
In fact, this single statistic is why you need to incorporate infographics into your content strategy:
According to Venngage, 40% of marketers agree that infographics improve audience engagement.
They not only make sharing content much easier, but they also help readers process information faster!
However, designing them is no walk in the park.
I wrote an entire eBook on how to network the right way as a blogger.
See me holding the paperback version below?
Every day, my social media and email mirror back poor networking tactics being taught to new or struggling bloggers. Bloggers may teach how certain networking techniques *work* but in the long run, silly tactics damage your reputation and lead to long term failure.