Oct 15 2008

Tips on How to Start and Keep Up Your Own Blog 2

Tips on How to Start and Keep Up Your Own Blog 2


How To Write Great Blog Content


The success of a blog lies in the content, the words in the entry or post. It is the content and the key words that consistently attract visitors, who are your potential customers.


Great blog content literally means something different on every blog, and really depends on the topic of the blog.  For politics, for example, you are going to have to have something fresh and meaningful to say practically every day, and while you might get a lot of traffic, it is hard to imagine how you would translate those visitors into buyers.


On the other hand, for a site like dog training, or travel, you would have a balance of content, and the potential for e-commerce ads, either as an affiliate, or selling your own products.


There are a number of different tricks with producing blog content, tactics to implement your overall strategy of making money on the internet.


First of all, if it is a serious blog you intend to use for business purposes, it should be well-researched, with any opinions expressed fully supported by appropriate references to reliable sources.


Remember also that if you are putting your name on it, you need to take responsibility for it, both to your visitors, and in your personal life. 


Remember that at least 30% of human resource departments Google prospective employees, to find out what their out of work hours involve.   What will people think if they see your site?  Rule of thumb—if you would be proud to show it your granny, you probably have nothing to worry about. If not, well, clean up your FaceBook, MySpace, and any other virtual presence you have online, and turn these tools into links to the fabulous money-making blog you intend to create.