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Secret To Promote Your Blog #1 Blog …Blog For A Keyword It’s important to understand that you purpose must blog with a purpose. Contrary to popular opinion, what you blog about is incredibly important because it will y p determine the result you get in the end. Decide up front who you want to attract do. and what you want your visitor to do Do you want them to opt-in, buy something call you on the phone or click something, through to see what you have to offer? Make that determination before you sit down to write anything. Once you have that figured out you’ll know down which path you want to lead them. Now that you know who you want to it’s attract it s time to get into the mind of your reader. Now we know the reader is searching for answers to something so ask yourself, what are they looking for and if I have y g what they want what keyword phrase relates to that? I’ll use this blog post as an example. I’m looking for people that are having trouble promoting their blog. So I'll start with the Google Keyword Tool and type in blogging solutions with [Exact] checked under Match Types. Under the Keyword ideas tab I get 752 entries. I’m looking to blog for short keywords (3 Competition, to 5 words) that are high in Competition Global and Local Monthly Searches. The entry that makes the most sense for what I have to offer is ‘how to promote your blog’. It’s high in all three y g g categories and accurately describes the content of this blog post. If you follow along in this example don’t be it s put off by the numbers by thinking it’s the internet and you need to blog for a keyword with tens or hundreds of thousands of searches. Not true at all. All we’re concerned with is pinpointing our audience and finding a match with what offer. we have to offer So 2900 Global and 1600 Local Monthly me. Searches is just fine with me Let’s continue. Secret To Promote Your Blog #2 Lead …Lead With Value Not A Sales Pitch Having been an over the phone salesman years, for many years one thing I can tell you about human nature is that we love to buy but hate to be sold. Wouldn’t you y y agree? As human beings we like to come to our own. don t buying decisions on our own We don’t like to be convinced or coerced. Our job as marketers is to present enough p g information in such a way that the buying decision is a completely natural f response to the information presented. The only way to do this is to provide l value. In other words provide good and useful content. content When you provide value you help to answer questions in the mind of your potential customer. At the same time you establish yourself as an authority, an expert, and someone to be trusted and respected. p Once you’ve established this type of dynamic all that is left is the sale. Why? Because prior to finding your blog your customer had questions that had gone unanswered. long. And god only knows for how long Now, they have those answers thanks to you and in return you have their trust as well as their business. Makes sense doesn’t it? Good! Let’s keep it movin’. Secret To Promote Your Blog #3 Enticing …Enticing Headlines & On Page Optimization The headline is your opportunity to specify exactly who you’re talking to so that person can raise their hand and say p y ‘hey that’s me.’ This is critical because you have just a few seconds before that person leaves your page forever if they think you don’t have what they’re looking for. y g So to assure the reader, the first words they see must indicate they have found y y exactly what they’re looking for. Search engines work the same way and it s Optimization it’s called On Page Optimization. For example, after the title 7 Secrets To Blog, Promote Your Blog the body copy at the top of this page gives a quick synopsis of the content in this blog p g post while incorporating the title twice more. This tells both the reader and the search about. engines what this blog post is all about So do this every time you post your blog to increase your rankings and to keep your readers engaged. Got it? Now let’s look at making a catchy headline. headline Since I’ve decided to blog for the how keyword phrase ‘how to promote your blog’, I want to entice the reader by adding the words 7 secrets. g Words like revealed, discover, how to, finally, at last, secrets, hidden and other words of intrigue are great for headlines because they create curiosity and pique viewer. the interest of the viewer Asking questions in your headlines is also effective. very effective Do you, have you, would you, are you and others are great ways to raise the eyebrows of your readers. It’s the equivalent of p q g g placing a target on their head. And isn’t targeted marketing what you’re aiming for? Of course it is! You should also incorporate numbers into possible. your headlines whenever possible The use of numbers in an ad indicates a reader. precise outcome or result to the reader For example, this article is entitled ‘7 Blog. I ve Secrets To Promote Your Blog.’ I’ve also stated 30 sales in 30 days. g g See where I’m going with this? Numbers add zing! This numbering technique keeps your headlines and body copy from being vague and non-specific. let s And let's face it! We live in a results driven society and people want to know how long it will take and how much can they expect. Numbers say to your readers, “I’m better than that other guy not smart enough to use numbers in his ad …so click here.” Trust me. They will. Secret To Promote Your Blog #4 …Repurpose To Publish a Video Now that you’ve done the keyword research, written a catchy headline and written your blog post the next step is to repurpose that content for video. This is i dibl tool for Thi i an incredible t l f generatingti traffic to your blog independent of the major search engines. Understand that all internet activity begins with search and just because you don’t appear on Google, Yahoo or Bing d ’ l ’ l k f doesn’t mean people aren’t looking for you. A picture is worth a thousand words so a million. video is probably worth a million Just make a video that’s a PowerPoint presentation of y p gp your blog post and upload it to YouTube. (see secret #7 for details) While you’re at it don’t stop there. Open accounts with a half dozen other video it like Vimeo, Metacafe, Veoh, sites lik Vi M t f V h UStream and others and post your video can. as far and wide as you can It’s just FREE.99 so why not do it! Secret To Promote Your Blog #5 Repurpose …Repurpose To Publish Articles Now it’s time to get a little creative and redistribute your blog content to the various article directories. This is a fantastic way to cast a wide net with your blog post to pull in readers. And not enough people do this so you need to be the one who does. Now remember, you don’t ever want to content distribute duplicate content. So before you submit your post, change it up and reword things a bit so that it stands on g its own. y y If you’re lazy, there’s software out there you can purchase and use to do it for you but that would violate the terms of our FREE 99 offer so you’ll have to search for FREE.99 ff ’ll h t hf that on your own. Capisce? Now there are lots of directories out ezinearticles, goarticles, there like ezinearticles goarticles buzzle, articlebase, articlesnatch and others so be sure to do your research. y But here’s what’s so interesting. For many people these directories are the preferred search engine. Distributing your content this way allows you to take advantage of that. Many people start their search with directories can t article directories. So if you can’t be found on the first page of Google, who cares? Your blog p p g post could be in the top search results in these directories and that can mean tons of traffic. You should be getting pretty excited right about now! Secret To Promote Your Blog #6 …Repurpose To Publish On Forums Once again knowing your target market is the key here. Wherever your target market can be found posting and chatting in forums online is h tt t h dli d li k where you want to post a headline and link to your blog post. example For example, this article is targeted toward people that most likely own a blog already and are looking for more effective ways to promote and monetize its content. Now that covers a lot of ground but I can safely assume that most of these bloggers are working from home and fit somewhere within the make money from y home, network marketing or affiliate marketing space. I can assume that. So the best place to post this particular article would be sites like Warrior Forum and Better Networker because these sites generally cater to that g y audience. y Not only that, these forums have tens of thousands of members and that can mean a heck of a lot of traffic for you. Secret To Promote Your Blog #7 …Repurpose For Document Sharing I’ve saved the best for last so please pay close attention. Use of this technique will shield you from any Google slap, Penguin, Panda or other i l i the future and get you instant animal in th f t d t i t t traffic immediately. Document sharing sites like zinepal, docstoc, slideshare, box and others allow you to repurpose your content into various formats like PDF, Power Point, d doc d h fl Word d and other file types. 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Once I ran out I would go back and join the remaining groups. Now it may take a few weeks but Facebook will allow you to join up to 500 groups per account. I m currently I’m at about 315 currently. Just request to join about 12 to 15 shouldn’t groups per day and you shouldn t have any problems. Facebook won’t let you join too many groups too fast. Over the weeks your group requests will you’ll be answered and you ll be given membership and allowed to post in the g p groups. Once y y g you have your killer blog post ready with great and useful content, post a link for it along with your headline in the groups. This strategy is so useful because you’ll immediately. get feedback almost immediately If you post 2-3 times per day with a bitly link you can track how many clicks to your blog are coming in from Facebook. I’ve also used this method to test ad copy for free without bothering my list. 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