Blogs Are Evolving

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Are you postioned to get your best blog results? Learn how blogs are evolving and recommended best practices for blogging.

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Blogs Are Evolving

  1. 1. Blogs Are EvolvingAre You Positioned to Get Your Best Blog Results?<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />2009 State of the Blogosphere<br />Blogging Demographics:<br /><ul><li>2/3 are Male
  3. 3. 60% are 18-44
  4. 4. 75% have college degrees
  5. 5. One in three has annual income of $75K+
  6. 6. One in four has annual income of $100K+
  7. 7. 86% of bloggers have been blogging for more than one year</li></li></ul><li>3<br />2009 State of the Blogosphere<br />Blogging for Brands:<br /><ul><li>70% of bloggers talk about brands on their blogs
  8. 8. 46% post blogs about brands they love (or hate)
  9. 9. 38% post brand or product reviews
  10. 10. 56% of corporate bloggers say their blog has helped their company establish an industry-leader role
  11. 11. 58% say their company is better known because of their corporate blog</li></ul>Source: http://thefuturebuzz.com/2009/12/10/blogging-stats-facts-data/<br />
  12. 12. 4<br />Great Content & Text Aren’t Enough Anymore<br />Videos, photos, charts, polls and more make a standard blog much more interesting and interactive.<br />
  13. 13. 5<br />Bring Brand Personalityto Your <br />Blog Design<br />
  14. 14. 6<br />An interesting blog design will attract readers and keep them coming back for more…<br />
  15. 15. Creative Headlines Grab Attention<br />7<br />
  16. 16. 8<br />Where Does Blogging Fit into Your Social Media Plan?<br />
  17. 17. 9<br />Social Media Flowchart<br />Pass on It<br />Source: http://www.bydatabedriven.com/social-media-flow-chart-blog-vs-facebook-vs-twitter/<br />
  18. 18. Try to post content at least 2-3 times per week<br />Create content worth reading & linking to<br />Include photos & embedded videos to make blog posts more interesting<br />Encourage social bookmarking & sharing<br />Always use a CTA at the end of the post<br />10<br />Blog Recommended Best Practices<br />
  19. 19. Submit url to blog & RSS directories <br />Cross-promote your blog on all other social channels, email signatures, press releases & collateral<br />Conduct backlink analysis on competing blogs<br />Create interesting & interactive campaigns to encourage guest blog posts, photos & videos <br />11<br />Blog Recommended Best Practices<br />
  20. 20. To Evaluate Your Strategic Next-Steps for Effective Blogging -Contact Us Today<br />866-352-4791<br />www.BayshoreSolutions.com<br />

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