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When I got into blogging in August of 2012, commenting was (and is still) one of my favorite blogging activities. I have been able to connect with many exciting (I mean very exciting) folks in the industry.
If you are just new to blogging, trust me commenting on blogs in your niche will quickly drive your business forward.
You don’t just comment for the sake of it. Comment for relationships. Don’t even comment for backlinks. Add value in your comments and watch what happens.
I just checked my email.
One blogger told me to invoice him; I will place his guest post. We had no prior bond but he agreed to pay my fee. No hesitation. A serious blogger! He wrote a quality guest post. He freely released money. He gets featured on Blogging From Paradise.
He paid money to get featured on my blog.
I picked my generous blogging buddies as contributors for Blogging From Paradise. These skilled, heart-centered bloggers became my friends by helping me for years and asking for nothing.
These folks paid in generosity to get featured on my blog. Enstine is one such blogger: enjoy his guest post about making blogging blogging.
“Ryan, you got an awesome blog domain name!”
“Ryan, your blog domain name is too long.”
“Ryan, you were lucky to get that cool blog domain name.”
I have heard it all since buying bloggingfromparadise.com in 2014. I believe I got a gem. Most bloggers agree.
I had to choose a new domain name and move on from my old blog and blogging niche. Pondering my lifestyle and the direction of my blog I could not nab a better name. After a quick look up I gobbled that sucker up for like $15 USD. Great deal.
Everyday we work on strategies to increase traffic to our blogs and websites and you are reading this article because you need that traffic. That’s right!
I don’t need to mention here that without traffic, you’ll be as good as not having an online presence.
Whether you are working on paid or free traffic sources, if you fail in these two things I want to discuss here, your traffic strategies will be a complete waste.
In today’s competitive and digital world, if you aren’t blogging for business, you are simply putting yourself at the back of the queue.
Whether you are small business owner, running an eCommerce website or a simple business presentation website, blogging for your business will incredibly open up new customer acquisition channels.
It’s a flat-out mistake to not integrate content marketing in your business development strategies. I know blogging is just part of it. But it accounts for a massive chunk of the rush.
In a recent post by Neil Patel following a content marketing survey conducted, 24% of customers first found out about the company through their blog:
My most difficult blogging obstacle to overcome was leaving blogging survival mode to move into abundance mode.
I tried to use my blog to:
I did not blog to thrive. I blogged to survive.
I vibed mainly from an energy of fear, lack and limitation. Life was difficult. I struggled financially. I struggled to gain traffic and profits.