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111 blogging tips for newbie bloggers

  1. 1. iBlognet 111 BloggingTips for Newbie Bloggers iBlognet
  2. 2. iBlognet1. Start blogging from today.2. Use WordPress or blogspot.3. As a newbie, use blogspot. You can switch toWordPress after your blog expands.4. If you are low on budget use custom***.blogspot.com or ***.wordpress.com5. If you are serious about blogging, buy a domainname and web hosting package from Namecheap.6. Choose a blog name which is easy to remember andspell. Your blog name and domain name should be thesame. If possible use keywords in your blog name.7. If buying a domain name try to get a .com or .netdomain name.8. Use meta tags. iBlognet
  3. 3. iBlognet9. Optimize your blog title, keywords and descriptionfor better rankings.10. Optimize your blog template for faster loading andindexing your blog quickly in search engines.11. Use plugins if you use WordPress.12. Choose the right plugins.13. Use widgets if you use blogspot.14. Too many plugins and widgets may slow down yourblog.15. Keep your visitors engaged by using related postwidget below every blog post.16. Use Google related links widget [only invites].17. Add Popular Post and Recent Post widget.18. Use subscription widget. iBlognet
  4. 4. iBlognet19. Use feedburner or aweber.20. Customize your footer with functional links.21. Manage your mailing list and offer newsletter.22. Don’t display your subscription count [chicklet] atan early stage.23. Pick your niche carefully and stick to it.24. Be an expert in your niche.25. Write what you love to.26. Be passionate about what you write.27. Share what you know.28. Share what worked for you.29. Share what didn’t worked for you.30. Write quality content. iBlognet
  5. 5. iBlognet31. Write unique and informative article.32. Avoid duplicate contents.33. Write for your readers and search engines.34. Use simple language, so it’s easy for readers tounderstand.35. Improve your writing. Read Copyblogger orProblogger.36. Don’t fake it. Be original.37. Give readers what they want.38. Read other blogs in your niche and expand yourvision.39. Subscribe to other blogs in your niche.40. Write at least one post a day or 5 posts in a week. iBlognet
  6. 6. iBlognet41. Slow down your post frequency per day if you havejust entered blogging.42. Don’t chunk articles by long post. Break them intoPara’s.43. Use bold heading or large fonts or bullets andnumbers wherever required.44. Be precise.45. Be patient.46. Learn and Practice SEO.47. Avoid Black Hat SEO.48. Black Hat SEO can penalize your blog by de-indexing your blog from search engines.49. Use fonts that are easy to read. Try using Georgiawith 13px. iBlognet
  7. 7. iBlognet50. Use images wherever required. It’s not necessary touse images in every post.51. If posting large images compress it with an onlinetool such as smushit.com or use any offline converter.52. Try not to use images in templates. This will reducesome load time of the blog.53. Use keywords in post.54. Proofread you article twice. If not satisfied read itthrice.55. Add Facebook like button and tweet button in everypost.56. Use all in one sharing and bookmarking widget byaddthis or sharethis.57. Always back up your blog template and articles. iBlognet
  8. 8. iBlognet58. Whenever customizing your blogger template,download the current one as a backup if anything goeswrong.59. If you are using WordPress, use a premium theme.Go for thesis one.60. Use tags or labels.61. Categorize your post for better navigation.62. Add an “about me” or “about blog” page.63. Add a “contact” page.64. Optimize your sidebar.65. Submit you blog to Google, Google blog search,Bing, yahoo and dmoz.66. Submit your blog to popular blog directories likeblogcatalog.67. Participate in online forums of your related niche. iBlognet
  9. 9. iBlognet68. Use your website link as a signature in dofollowforums.69. Add an about author widget below every blog post.70. Ask question to your readers and answer questionsof your readers.71. Do a keyword research on your blog.72. Inter link post wherever required.73. Check your web stats regularly.74. Use analytics for complete blog statistics. UseGoogle Analytics or Quantcast.75. Use Google Webmasters Tools.76. Use sitemeter.77. If you have a good readership, monetize your blog.78. Don’t monetize your blog too early. iBlognet
  10. 10. iBlognet79. Use Google Adsense, Infolinks or any other CPMadvertising on your blog.80. Monetizing is not going to make you a millionaireovernight.81. Adsense works best with high traffic blogs such asthis one.82. Don’t ask your readers to click ads. You don’twanna kick your own ass.83. CPC is high on niche blogs.84. Don’t ever use pop up or pop under ads on yourblog if you don’t want to irritate your visitors.85. Use Intensedebate or Disqus commenting system.86. Comment on related niche blogs.87. Always read the full article and give your opinion.88. Do not spam. iBlognet
  11. 11. iBlognet89. Update your profile and get a gravatar.90. Make your blog a dofollow blog.91. If it’s getting too spamy make it a nofollow blog.92. Use Akismet WordPress plugin for moderatingcomments.93. Avoid commenting on A-list blog when you arenew to blogging.94. Enable comment luv on your blog.95. Enable “Subscribe to Comments“.96. Reply to comments on your post.97. Visit your commenter’s site.98. Leave relevant comment. No one cares you unlessyou are Darren Rowse or John Chow.99. Write Reviews. iBlognet
  12. 12. iBlognet100. Connect with other blogger via networked blogs orFacebook.101. Optimize your popular articles for search enginetraffic.102. Improve your writing and write guest post on otherblogs.103. Check this list for blogs that accepts guest post.104. Add a co-blogger.105. Start guest post on your blog.106. Technorati and Stumbleupon are useful107. Digg is useless.108. Promote your blog with HubPages, Squidoo,SheToldMe and YouSayToo.109. Always remember passion is the bridge to success. iBlognet
  13. 13. iBlognet110. And generosity is the key to build relationship.111. And as usual, “Always try to create a 101+ list”.Visit iBlognet for more Blogging Tips iBlognet