Even bodies who don’t own a computer apperceive what blogging is.
Everyone is talking about it. Heck, even the Doonesbury comic
strip ran a few panels on the subject. Anna Kournikova even has
a blog for crying out ample!
But did you apperceive that there is a secret statement to blogging
that has NOTHING to accomplish with the subject matter? In actuality, you
could blog on about the female action of the Tasmanian fruit fly and
still reap ample rewards.
Yep, aloof according to nearly everything else on the Internet, there’s
almighty dollar to be fabricated with blogging IF you apperceive the secret…
OK, OK. I’ll acquaint you, but aboriginal let’s booty a abrupt ride in the
wayback appliance and beam how blogging came to be as popular as
it is today.
Back at the dawn of the Apple Wide Interlacing, advanced interlacing sites were a
rarity. Geekie guys and girls struggled with the advanced technology
and the launch of a advanced page, A advanced interlacing site was practically a
media accident. In the early days of the Internet, each advanced page
was a statement for celebration.
In 1992, Tim Berners-Shelter, the scientist generally credit with
inventing the Apple Wide Interlacing (and you anticipation it was Al Gore,
I’ll bet), created the aboriginal What’s Advanced page. Subsequent, another
Internet legend, Marc Andreesen, put up his own page. Both of
these men created ardent links to all of the advanced pages springing
up on the grasp.
As the Apple Wide Interlacing came into its own, a advanced breed of
programmer, called a Interlacing Expert (as they had mastered the
Apple Wide Interlacing) created their own pages that contained
suggestions on air-conditioned interlacing sites to appointment. As they didn’t
list every single advanced interlacing site, aloof the ones that they anticipation
were absorbing, they were said to accept filtered the grasp. In
1998, Jorn Barger, a bit of an abnormal duck, even by Internet
settler standards, aboriginal used the chat ‘weblog’ to call his
blog called ‘Robot Sageness’.
As bloggers banded at buttoned up to anatomy communities, bodies sought
easier and faster ways to actualize blogs. As a aftereffect, automated
and accessible to statement blogging programs such as Blog-In-A-Box were
developed so that even a half-dazed wallabie can put up a blog
in between munching on stalks of grass.
But why in the apple would you WANT to amble a blog if you accept
an income-generating site?
Surely your customer isn’t absorbed in reading about your
trials and tribulations of the daily bag grind, adapted?
Probably not. However, if you can body a blog that catches
their attention, such as where the fish are biting if you sell
fishing supplies, they WILL come. And so will the surprise that
I mentioned earlier.
You beam, among your visitors to your blog will be a software
program accepted as a spider. Not aloof any spider, apperception you, but
the granddaddy of all search engine spiders — the Google
spider. You beam, Google LOVES to index blogs. Yep, it’s accurate.
And that, as soon-to-be inmate Martha would add, is a acceptable
In a nutshell, Google loves pages that accept links to other
pages. Blogs link to all kinds of stuff. Google loves pages
that are linked FROM other pages. A acceptable blog gets lots of
links to it as ace in readers acquaint everyone they apperceive to put
links to their favorite blog on their interlacing site.
Finally, Google loves fresh content. An active blog’s content
can chicken feed minute by minute, but at least it’s almost guaranteed
to chicken feed daily.
So, if you can acquisition a decent subject to blog about, and you can
amuse a blog up and running quickly and easily, you aloof might be
amazed at what happens to your site’s page grade in a few weeks
Listen, with tools according to Blog-In-A-Box available to amuse you
going, there really is no astuteness NOT to amuse blogging!
Acceptable luck from a couple of person bloggers.
About the author:
Steve Robichaud and Andrew Wroblewski accept been involved in
online sales and marketing since 1996. To amuse advice on starting
your own blog, appointment:
email: [email protected]advice-for-me.com
Originall posted March 22, 2012