You may have heard of the current
internet rage, blogging. Whether you are a novice or
an experienced webmaster/marketer, publishing a blog
can create another stream of targeted website
traffic. Today you will learn how easy it really is
to create a blog for your product or service
promotions and how you can get free, quality traffic
to your website by using one.
This article will take you from creating your first
blog the right way, through getting it noticed by a
lot of people, to getting new leads from your
product or service lead capture site. You will find
out how easy and effective blogging can be for you.
Creating Your First Blog
Go to http://www.Blogger.com
and sign up for an account. Follow the instructions
provided to create your blog. Try your best to come
up with a descriptive name for your blog that will
attract attention. A good example of an enticing
blog name can be found here: http://lifewithoutdebt.blogspot.com
Choose a blog name that sparks curiosity. This will
get qualified prospects clicking on your blog
listing to find out more.
During the set up process, you will be offered many
options. Here is a list of settings that will ensure
that your blog will get noticed...
- Check the box to 'ping http://www.WebLogs.com'
- Turn NavBar On
- Set 'Email Post To Friend' to Yes
- Turn 'Post Pages' On
- Turn 'Site Feed' On
- Set 'Add to http://www.Blogger.com
listings' to Yes
Directing Traffic To Your Product Website
Sign each post to your blog with your name and
website link. The most interested visitors will
click through to your product or service website.
With a lead capture system in place, you can have
continued contact with all of your blog prospects.
Offering a free report or eCourse on your product
site that would be genuinely useful to your prospect
will allow you to capture their contact information.
These will be quality leads that did not cost you a
This is the power of a properly managed blog.
Getting Your Blog Noticed
Your blog should be based on one main keyword that
relates to your product or service. Use this keyword
throughout your blog posts. When you make a new post
to your blog, include another related keyword that
people would use to search for your product.
Your job is to post to your blog every day for the
next 30 days. Updating your blog frequently will put
it on several 'Recently Updated' lists that appear
on websites that track blog activity. Doing this
will also get you noticed by the internet search
engines. After 30 days, you will have a 30 page
niche website with keyword focused pages that will
To get your blog noticed by even more people, submit
the URL to blog directories and blog search engines.
Here are a few to get your started:
By following this plan, you can expect targeted
visitors to your product website literally
overnight. You can get sign ups to your lead capture
system (if it is designed properly...) every time
you make a new post. For the minimal amount of time
it takes to set up and manage a blog, having one can
be a cost effective way to generate quality
prospects for virtually any product or service
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