5 kinds of blogging jobs

Don’t wonder at the title 5 kinds of blogging jobs. Although blogging is to write for blogs, yet there is a difference in the blogging jobs. Have a look at 5 kinds of blogging jobs: 1. Guest Blogger- This position can be paid/ unpaid depending upon the agreement between the two parties. Guest blogging has…

Platform Building for Savvy Writers – blogging and dynamic web sites

I was invited to teach the fundamentals of platform building to a group if savvy writers in Palo Alto, CA. There were a couple of business owners there as well. No matter, the principles are the same.

And at the very bottom of good platform building is the blog – the key component in good SEO – Search Engine Optimization.

Nothing says, “Read me!” more than a blog. A blog makes a web site dynamic. The content changes regularly, usually in reverse chronological order.

This group is made up of writers, marketers, teachers, a radio station owner and someone working on his memoirs.

Search Engine Optimization at its heart is fresh content that has appeal to real people AND to search engines. You can’t just write junk that a search engine will find and people will not care about. Nor should you write content that real people MIGHT like but could never find unless they were told to go there.

I am confident that the attendees here today got the gist of what is necessary to make both real people and search engines happy….or not. 😎

So, how’s your blog doing? Do you know the basics of platform building and how a blog acts as the cornerstone? Ask me and I will tell you.

Waxing Philosophical about Getting Lots of Visitors to My Blog

Forgive me if I wax philosophical a bit about getting a lot of unique visitors to my blogs.

I have always said (as opposed to always heard. Because, well, I have never heard anybody say it but me) that you have to do something once before you can do it twice.

You have to run 50 miles in a day before you can run 100 miles in one day. Yeah, been there, done that.

In terms of traffic – you have to get 1000 unique visitors in one day before you can do it for two days, then three and so on.

You have to get 1,000,000 unique visitors to your site before you can get the second 1,000,000. And so on.

It is perfectly legitimate to say about a site or blog that got 1,000,000