==== ====How to profit from Blogging click herehttp://f90ebf1k-rfw5qa5-4b-go4m1y.hop.clickbank.net/==== ====12 Reasons Why You Need A Blog by: Dr.Mani Sivasubramanian"Why Should I Blog? I Simply Dont Get It"This post on a popular discussion forum set me thinking - and I came up with 12 reasons youshould blog.Read them and get started on your blog. Or better still, go get your blog up and running and THENcome back and read this :)#1 - You Do Not Need To Know HTMLOne of the biggest hurdles many hopeful website creators face is they dont know to design awebpage. Blogs overcome this - all you do is type into a box, and the blog software automaticallyconverts it into a webpage and publishes it on the World Wide Web for anyone to see.#2 - You Are Forced To Keep Your Content FreshBlogs are essentially online diaries. It doesnt make sense to write in your diary every month ortwo. Similarly, running a blog itself forces you to update it often. And refreshing your blog oftenmakes it more useful to readers and consumers - and by extension, to search engines who are inthe business of presenting *their* clients with valuable resources.#3 - Your Blog Is AUTOMATICALLY Optimized For Search EnginesSearch engines love fresh content. But thats not the only way blogs are powerful tools to rankhigh. Indeed, most blogs are structured to offer a high degree of search engine optimization.All sections of your blog are linked together. The terms used as link anchors are keyword-optimized. Categories can be created to host themed content. Navigating through your blog isintuitive. Archives can be customized, and generate hundreds of pages of content that act assearch engine spider bait.#4 - You Get A Built-In Linking StructureWith very few exceptions, most blogs are structured to be a tightly integrated network of links - to
other sections of your blog! Its quite easy for a visitor to get lost within your blog... without everleaving it.Calendars link to posts on specific dates. Recent Post listings point to your freshest content.Archives connect all your earlier posts. Search boxes let browsers look for certain kinds of content.And it all happens automatically, without you spending hours on creating a link structure orsitemap!#5 - You Generate Multiple Content-Rich PagesEvery post you make on your blog is content. And by intelligently setting up your archivingpreferences, you can turn each post into many different forms of content, each on a page of itsown. Blog regularly for a few months, and you could end up having a 100+ page website - all filledwith relevant, keyword-optimized, themed content!#6 - You Can Keyword-Optimize Your Blog ExtensivelyAll parts of your blogs template can be customized. And a very powerful way to do it is byinserting relevant keywords. Its a do-it-once job that will give you ongoing benefits for as the life ofyour blog. You can include keywords in your blog title, description, blog post headings, trackbacklinks, comment invitations, archive titles, and category names.#7 - You Create An Online CommunityIf your blog is on a specific theme, you can build a loyal readership and develop an onlinecommunity. You can even take it a notch higher by tying it in with a forum or membership site. Askfor comments, suggestions, ideas and feedback, or invite reader participation. Pretty soon, yourblog will be growing organically - even if you dont write a lot!#8 - You Initiate Conversations With ReadersOf course, the first step is yours - to initiate a dialog with readers. You could do it with your blogpost, asking a question or by inviting comments and interaction. Your blog will be read by anaudience thats already interested in your subject or theme. This conversation will be priceless toyou, the blog owner.#9 - Your Inbound Link Process - TrackbacksBlogging is about distributed conversations online. Links are an integral part of such an informalnetwork. Trackbacks are a kind of blog technology that make it possible - and simple! Your blogwill benefit from the inbound links a trackback will bring, and youll also get extra traffic from othersources.#10 - You Can Syndicate Your Content EasilyGetting readers for your content is good. Getting your content out where many more readers cansee it is GREAT! Syndication (via RSS feeds) is built in to most blogging platforms, giving you aquick and easy way to get a wide readership for your blog posts.
#11 - Youre Creating Stuff Search Engines LOVESearch engines exist to offer their audience a compilation of the best resources on a subject orkeyword. Your blog is the answer to a search engines prayers! By sticking to a theme andpresenting the content in an organized, structured, intuitively connected pattern, your blog will beappealing to search engines in a way only a very professionally planned and designed websitecan ever hope to be.#12 - You Get Alternate Traffic SourcesRemember what we saw about blogs being linked and networked together? Bloggers like to shareopinions with others. And when they talk about you, they are going to point to your site, or a poston your blog, to show their readers what they mean. They become alternate traffic sources - forYOU!Other tools like blog rolls, furls, favorite bloggers and more can drive sporadic - but sometimes bigfloods - of traffic your way. And best of all, its effortless and costs you nothing!Not yet convinced? Well, then maybe blogging isnt quite your cup of tea. But if you trust me, try it- you just might be pleasantly surprised. 2005 - All Rights Reserved==== ====How to profit from Blogging click herehttp://f90ebf1k-rfw5qa5-4b-go4m1y.hop.clickbank.net/==== ====