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 […]

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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

About the author

Barry Schwartz
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Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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