Building Your Blog Community
Joe Whyte has an excellent write up at the Search Marketing Standard blog on how to build up a blog community. He gives the classic ten point list, for his part one of a series in this column. Here is a quick summary of the ten point list:
- Network with others in your industry
- Learn about your blog community with MyBlogLogs and related blogs
- Be opinionated and lively with your content
- Have goals and think long term
- Retain your visitors
- Encourage commenting
- Use linkbait like titles
- Leverage social media
- Leverage link baiting
- Join ad networks
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