Every business needs promotion, without marketing no one can stabilize their businesses. As blogging is business thus it also needs marketing. Marketing is a process through which we tell the world about our product or services. It helps in adding life to a business. Bloggers must follow the following tips to market their blogs.

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1. Contribution

One of the simplest and easiest ways to market your blog is to contribute in different blogs and communities. Marketing only helps when you target your audience and communities are the best plays for bloggers to show their work. There are so many communities where you can market your blog.

Social Communities

  • Social Communities like Digg, Facebook, Twitter and Blog Engage are some of the popular communities where you can promote your blog. Voting communities like Blog Engage, Faqpal and WP Vote are also very helpful for marketing your blog post. Here you submit blog post, users visit the pages, read them and then vote your stories.
  • Guest blogging is also one of the most effective technique through which bloggers can easily market there blogs. Writing for established bloggers one can easily get traffic, new readers and stable back links.

2. Search Engines

For bloggers the first and free way to market their blogs is search engines. Search Engine like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask can send you tons of traffic if Search Engine Optimization Process is followed in the right direction. Although competition is high, but using unique and right methods can help you in making your blog popularize. To get traffic from search engines make sure you target proper keywords. To target the proper keywords, go on searching in the web or use various keyword research tools and choose the best keywords.

Once you’ve chosen the proper keywords, your next task it so get backlinks for those keywords. Go on commenting on other websites and blogs, write guest articles at various sites, etc. This will help you get lots of backlinks and also traffic. But remember only get do-follow links. They are the ones which help in building ranks! Getting no-follow links make no sense!

Want to get free high pr do-follow links? Read this post titled CommentLuv Enabled Blogs to know some do-follow blogs where you can comment top get useful back links.

3. General Marketing

Marketing is an ongoing process and it never ends. You must capture the entire available platform where you can find your audience; From Email Marketing to SMS Marketing you should advertise your blog everywhere on the web. I am not saying about Paid advertising, but there are lots of platforms where you can advertise your blog for free. Search the web and you will find tons of platforms.

For example create SMS groups online. Create groups that send quotes, jokes, etc. You can through these means advertise your site for free. Send occasional promotional messages with them.

Keep promoting your blog and never ever stop marketing for your blog. A professional blogger spend 60% time on marketing and 40% on writing. The percentage may differ from person to person, however you must give extra time to marketing.

Saksham is working for Go-gulf.com, a Dubai based web design company that provides web design solution in Kuwait, Bahrain, Sharjah and Middle East.

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6 Comments on 3 Marketing Tips for Bloggers

  1. John says:

    Like this blog and Very interesting, helpful and useful tips for marketing and advertising.
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  2. Younis says:

    I wanted to start blogging last year. Never had the motivation to start. From the beginning of this month, I started taking it seriously. Today, after reading your post, my enthusiasm increased ten times. Thanks

  3. The topic is very interesting and very educating . I thank the blog owner for the wonderful work .

  4. Very well written…Will be very useful for the newbie bloggers.

  5. AMAN says:

    Very useful tips.Thank you.I will really use them.

  6. Danielle says:

    Thanks! Great tips! I will go through and see ways that I can improve my marketing.

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