Some of us like to write, but we don’t invite our readers to interact with us, or to respond in any way. Maybe we forget there are real people reading our posts — or maybe it just doesn’t come naturally to ask our readers to do something. [Read more…]
Something brand new for me! I’ve tried other methods of following blogs, but each one has gone by the wayside for one reason or another. Hopefully I’ll find Bloglovin’ to be more user friendly, and that I’ll find new friends here.
Even if your blog is small, or hasn’t been online for very long, you will benefit from highlighting your readers, and other bloggers. People appreciate being valued, and are more likely to keep coming back to your blog. They may also tell others about your blog, which means more readers for you.
Highlighting your readers shows them you are interested in them, and it may make others who read your posts feel valued too — especially if you do this on a regular basis. [Read more…]
This will depend on what type of blog you have, the size of your blog, and whether you have guests posting on your blog. But you need to have these policies in place, whether you post them publicly on your blog, or keep them private for the time being.
No blogger wants his blog to be a lonely place where no one visits, or where people do visit, but never leave comments. [Read more…]
I don’t like expressing my opinion, except with those I know well. I am naturally shy and reticent, and the bigger the group, the less likely I am to share. [Read more…]
Contrary to what I thought on seeing this title, a “sneeze page” is not a “squeeze page”.
A SQUEEZE page is [Read more…]
Find someone — doesn’t matter if it’s a family member, a friend, or a stranger — who has never been to your blog before. Have him sit down at a computer — not a phone or other device — give him your blog URL. Let him navigate around your blog however he wants to, without any guidance or comment on your part. Just observe how he navigates. [Read more…]