Blog Content Creation And Promotion

This article and infographic are based on a talk I gave at WordCamp Pune 2015.

Are you a blogger who’s been trying to build her blog audience and failing miserably to do so? If you’ve been wondering why your blogging efforts are not getting the results they used to get even a year ago, this post is for you.

In this post, I explore blog content creation and promotion trends in 2015 and beyond. Read on to see what the future holds for bloggers, content marketers and businesses that blog.

The Glut Of Online Content

In the early days of the web, it was very simple to get content ranked for specific keywords in Google and Yahoo, because there was not a great deal of content online.

With so little competition,

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Blogging Profits: How To Choose A Domain Name

So you’ve decided on your niche, but what are you going to call your blog? Really, the question should be what domain name will you choose, because the blog and domain should be the same.

Glen Allsopp (my blogging guide) says: “I always try and pick something ‘brandable’. If it’s relevant to the niche that’s great, but it doesn’t have to be. Ideally, the fewer the words the better. It helps people remember the site.”

A popular keyword phrase in your industry or niche might work perfectly as your blog name, and you may strike lucky and find the related domain hasn’t been purchased. The domain name I have chosen is not immediately obvious to the niche I’ve decided on, but it is a single word that has been manipulated and is very memorable. At least, I’m hoping so.

To research your possibilities, Glen recommends using the Google keyword Tool and the free Wordtracker keyword tool,

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Delete Comment Spam WordPress

This tutorial shows you how to delete or approve comments on your blog. This is a general housekeeping function and is essential to delete comment spam. More advanced users can use plugins for these functions.

This WordPress blogging tutorial explains how to add and edit a page (as opposed to a post) to your WordPress blog.

When you add a page it will appear in your blog menu (like your About page).

[WP 101] Adding A Blogroll Your WordPress Blog: Blogging Tutorial

Learn how to add a blogroll by adding links in the WordPress links section. This will help you link to your own sites as well as those of bloggers you recommend.

[WP 101] How To Add Tags and Categories: Blogging Tutorial

WordPress tutorial explains how to add tags and categories to your blog post so you can be found more easily in the search engines for keywords of your choice.

[WP 101] WordPress Dashboard: Blogging Tutorial

This WordPress tutorial takes you through a basic tour of the dashboard. Although in the newer versions, the basic layout is slightly different, the links are the same. Visit Blog Brandz for business blogging tips, tutorials and downloads.

Blogging Tips: Use Social Bookmarking To Promote Your Blog

Social bookmarking sites are a growing trend and are becoming more popular each and every day. They are a great place to share your bookmarks with everyone and to be able to access them from any computer. They are also a great resource where you can post a link to your blog.