10 Steps for Promoting Your Blog

If you are a blogger promoting your blog comes second to publishing great content. Since I've decided to blog fulltime I've discovered that I have a lot to learn. So right now I'm reading a book How to Make Money with Your Blog: The Ultimate Reference Guide for Building, Optimizing, and Monetizing Your Blog (How to Make . . .). Its a meaty but easy to read book full of practical advice that would help any novice or blogging professional. These ten steps your will get your blog more exposure.

10 Steps for Promoting Your Blog


  1. Submit your blog to these so you can follow the second step: Technorati, Feed Burner


  2. Ping your blog content: Ping-o -Matic,Ping Technorati, and Ping FeedBurner


  3. Submit to blog directories: DMOZ, SubmitExpress,BOTW,ahoo!Directory




  6. Find and Read good tutorials on promoting rss feeds: The 7- Steps of RSS Marketing Plan, 55 Active RSS Directories


  7. Get links from other blogs: comment on other blogs, offer link exchange , and participate in blog forums


  8. Comment and link to the most popular blogs: Top 100 Blogs, Top 25 Most Poplar Blog in- April 2009, Most Popular Blogs


  9. Consider services that allow you to pay for or get paid for blog reviews: Pay Per Post, Bloggeries

10.   Use social networking/bookmarking to promote your blog: Delicious, Twitter, MyBloglog, Digg,
Blog Carnival and StumbleUpon


A Few More Links:


My Blogging Business

Pinging and ping lists

...Being Linked to Other Bloggers


To be honest I am still going though many of the steps myself so if you have any tips you want to share feel free. Although I'm new to blogging and business it doesn't mean I can't blog like a professional. With theses helpful steps and links you too will promote your blog with substantial results.



LazyKing said...

Thank you for the tips :)

virgo27 said...

great post. we all want out words to been seen by others and some of the tips you have mentioned helped me early on.

Dinah said...

Thanks for these tips and for the link-love :-)