Wednesday, September 26, 2018

What Do The Most Powerful Types of Blog Posts Have In Common?

Anwser: Powerful blog posts attract readers by providing something worth linking to or sharing. That's the magic.

What kinds of post do this best?

1. The Freebie
2. The Overview
3. The message that connects

The Freebie is great for linking, because who doesn't want a free resource booklet with useful information? Who doesn't want a free peice of art from an interesting artist? Who doesn't want a free sample of a product that would be useful to them?

The Overview blog post is time-saving and who doesn't need to save time. It's a busy, crazy world. If you're blogging part-time, time is an even greater pressure point. Therefore, when you're able to read a blog that gives a great summary of a particular topic that you can read quickly and feel more informed, you win and your reader wins.

The message that connects delivers on a heartfelt belief, a direction a way of saying something that resonates with a reader in a way that is meaningful. As a result that reader as friends and associates that they feel will share your message, so they do the logical thing: they share it.

So next time you sit staring at a blank page consider the above suggestions three of the most expedient things you can do to reach out to existing and new readers and grow your blog fans.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Five Interesting Statistics About Blogging For Bloggers to Consider

Want some interesting stats about blogging? Here are a few top ones to consider.

* Websites with a blog have tend to have 434% more indexed pages.

* Companies who blog receive 97% more links to their website.

* 70-80% of users ignore paid ads and only focus on organic results.

* B2B marketers that use blogs get 67% more leads than those that do not.

* 36% of people prefer list-based headlines