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How To Build A Better Blog Better

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Tips for bloggers on how to make a better blog.

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How To Build A Better Blog Better

  1. 1. 58 ways to build a better blog <ul><li>By Marko Saric </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Get a domain name (with relevant keywords) </li></ul><ul><li>Install WordPress.org </li></ul><ul><li>Setup Google friendly links </li></ul><ul><li>Activate the spam filter </li></ul><ul><li>Backup (just in case...) </li></ul>Starting a blog
  3. 3. <ul><li>Verify your blog with Google </li></ul><ul><li>Submit a sitemap </li></ul><ul><li>Let your readers subscribe via email </li></ul><ul><li>Track and learn about your readers </li></ul>Google is your friend
  4. 4. <ul><li>Create a blog header image </li></ul><ul><li>Get yourself an avatar </li></ul><ul><li>Show your face </li></ul><ul><li>Make a video (not like Paris!) </li></ul>Brand yourself
  5. 5. <ul><li>K eep I t S imple S tupid (not you!) </li></ul><ul><li>Write for the web </li></ul><ul><li>Remove broken links </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easy for people to contact you </li></ul><ul><li>Let your readers subscribe to comments </li></ul>Be reader friendly
  6. 6. <ul><li>Focus on a niche topic </li></ul><ul><li>Write a new article </li></ul><ul><li>Write a catchy headline </li></ul><ul><li>Internal link </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easy for people to share </li></ul>It’s all about content
  7. 7. Connect and interact <ul><li>Respond to comments </li></ul><ul><li>Thank your readers </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with other bloggers (you’re doing it right!) </li></ul><ul><li>Go offline (you’re doing it right again!) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Spread the word </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on other blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Write a guest post for a big blog </li></ul><ul><li>Write an ebook, give it away for free </li></ul>Don’t be passive
  9. 9. <ul><li>Just read </li></ul><ul><li>Read real books even! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from other bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>Promote a comment into a full post </li></ul>Need inspiration?
  10. 10. <ul><li>Have a media kit ready for advertisers </li></ul><ul><li>Need sponsors? Go out and grab them </li></ul><ul><li>Write an ebook and sell it </li></ul>How to make money?
  11. 11. What does it take? <ul><li>Stop planning, start blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Stop consuming, start producing </li></ul><ul><li>Throw away the television </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be a quitter </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thanks for your time!

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