Do you feel like the engagement on your old content fades away over time? As bloggers, we have numerous ways to promote our old content and help them attract the audience that matters. One of such alternatives is to recommend related content following a post or article. Have you been recommending old content to your readers too?
February 28, 2015
February 3, 2015
What are your prerequisites when it comes to connecting with someone on Facebook? Probably, from acquaintances to close family and friends. May be, no prerequisites at all. Yet, some of you may just like me - keep in touch with a small circle of loving family and friends. Still... Have you got a growing list of pending friend requests awaiting your confirmation?
August 30, 2014
If you are on Blogger blogging platform, you know that the best possible way to interact with your readers is via comment form. As the platform enriched with Google+ social features, now bloggers can switch to Google+ comments to expand the horizon and to take conversations into a whole new level too. Yet all the conversations are made available to public. Don't you have a necessity for a contact form despite of having a comment form on your blog?
March 30, 2014
If you have been blogging for some time, you might have notice that your older content need a promotional strategy to get more eyes into it. Obviously, your SEO strategies may help new readers discover your content through search engines, internal links will invite readers to keep engaged, and effective navigation aid them to explore your older content. Got more strategies to keep your readers engaged with older content?
February 2, 2014
Have you been working on the Social Media presence lately? If you are managing a blog or website, you probably have follow buttons in place, inviting everyone interested in to get connected and engage with you or your business on social platforms. You don't have any? You're missing the opportunity! Now you might wanna consider adding follow buttons on your site.
July 30, 2013
Have you been capturing beautiful moments in your photographs or videos? Now you don't need to worry about purchasing a digital camera or video camera, as smart devices such as smartphones or tablet computers are capable of capturing and processing of still photographs and moving visual images. Hmm... Smartphones and photography. I wouldn't be surprised if you are murmuring "Instagram" right now. Aren't you?
July 3, 2013
The Google+ social platform is not just another Google service for us anymore. Online users have been embracing this social platform and its new features, eventhough some used to hate it initially and couldn't find many advantages over the leading social networks like Facebook and Twitter. It's been 2 years since Google+ started to evolve on the web and now it's enriched with pretty interesting features. Aren't you on Google+ yet?
April 23, 2013
Hello Blogger folks, do you enjoy blogging at your end? I know you are. I have no doubt about that. Few years back, it felt like Google abandoned Blogger platform as it wasn't getting much attention. But recently Blogger has been offering some wonderful features to the blogging platform to improve the experience of bloggers and readers. Blogger's new look, Dynamic Views, integrating Google+ social platform and introducing threaded comments are few of them. Are you satisfied with the default comment form and its capabilities?
December 23, 2012
Do you love Twitter? Twitter is quite a different platform from other popular social networks such as Facebook and Google+. But best for small talks and conversations, and could be get long enough too. If you have a Twitter account, you can easily add Twitter follow button on your site and let your visitors follow you rightaway without asking them to jump on Twitter. But what if you want more than just adding a follow button? I mean, what if you wanna embed your tweets on your blog or website?
December 17, 2012
Don't you love fascinating and wordless photos? We all do. But taste depends. When we talk about social media world, there are popular social networks dedicated for image sharing. Absolutely you can share images on Facebook, Google+ and on such networks. But how about the ones solely driven by images? Can you think of such? I know you will obviously come up with Pinterest and Instagram. Well, let's narrow this topic to Pinterest. If you own a blog or website, how do you promote your pinteresting Pinterest profile for your incoming visitors? You may have added follow buttons which one of them is linked with your Pinterest profile. Wouldn't it be much better if you could be more attractive as Pinterest is all about images?
December 3, 2012
Do you take photos with Instagram? Instagram is a photo sharing platform and can be defined as a social network where users can engage with other Instagram users. Now this one gonna come in handy if you are already on Instagram and managing a blog or website. Else, of course you can try it out after having an account and playing with photos on Instagram. Dear Instagram fans, did you ever wanted to show off Instagram photos on your blog or website?
November 28, 2012
We almost know about Google+ social platform now and it's the social platform offered by Google. Google+ has been improving over time since it started in 2011 and still does as social networks are very dynamic and need to be competitive in order to survive. As Google+ emerges on the web, it has been integrating more deeper into Google products and we have been witnessing how Google+ affects on some of Google products such as Google Search, Google Reader etc. Blogger is another product of Google which comes as a blogging platform and lately it has been associating with Google+ social layer too. We did talk about adding Google+ Badge for Blogger once it has been introduced. What if you can show off your Google+ followers altogether while letting readers add you to their circles?
August 24, 2012
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If you believe in what you are good at in business, you will enjoy serving your readers or customers with your whole heart. If you are an individual managing the site, your website structure, design and content depends on your own preferences. Even if it's managed by a team, it will take the collaborative approach. Mostly your changes will depend on the intuition, knowledge, sense and ideas or feedback you get from the end users.
June 25, 2012
How do you get traffic to your blog? Search engines do help bring you targeted traffic to your blog. Also, your content being shared or recommended on social networks gives extra exposure and welcome interested visitors too. Talking about promotion, you can try blogging directories, groups / communities and simply allow others to share your content to spread the word. Have you?
June 11, 2012
Let me ask you something. I wanna follow your blog, site or brand online on Facebook, Twitter or I'd like to know if you have a site feed, so I can subscribe and get your updates via my news reader. What would be your reply? I'm not wondering if you send me bunch of URLs for your social profiles and including feed URL. But, you gonna wait until someone gonna ask you how to follow you or your site? Do you want them to land on your site and know what's happening?
May 26, 2012
Sharing is caring. People love to share interesting content they find on the web as and when they find them. As a publisher, you have a responsibility to provide sharing options for users to share your content and else even if you have interesting content, sharing may not happen. I mean, some people will share but still there are people looking for sharing options to share content to multiple social networks. Else it is really time consuming activity for them. So you should consider about offering sharing options for your blog readers if you're think about convenience of your readers and getting more content shared. But you may not like to have whatever sharing option as it should be comply with your blog design and flow of your blog. Did you find a sharing tool for your blog par with your blog design?
May 24, 2012
How many people are on your blog or website right now? All the readers visit your site may have similar interests and with the intention of making use of your blog or website. Absolutely, you may try to write in your native language or if you think beyond, you will come up with an international language as your site language. But do you know how many of them comfortable with your language used in your blog or website? Some may just leave your site just because of the language. You can track your visitors by region and offer same content in different languages if you wish to. But it may need more effort and that may consume lot of time for you. However don't do it. I don't think anyone will try it too. Due to language differentiation, some people may not able to make use of your site though you have got very useful information. Wouldn't you mind offering your content in their preferred language?
May 21, 2012
Comment section is a place where bloggers and their readers gather around and interact with each other to strengthen their relationships. Obviously, it's the popular way of getting feedback for your content directly from your audience which then converts into further conversations. Sometimes this conversations go viral and end up leaving lengthy comment section and goes beyond the author-reader relationship. That's where your readers becomes more loyal and engage with your blog actively.
May 18, 2012
What is your native language? It could be English, French, Sinhala (which is mine) or any other language you speak. When it comes to blogging, you can write your posts using a preferable language after deciding your audience. But if you are not good with languages, you have to write using a language you speak. Else as you address people around the world, mostly you may try to be fair and come up with an international language to be convenient with most of your readers. But with or without your knowledge, some people still doesn't go easy with it. Not every person good at every language. In such a scenario, would you mind make use of a translation service for your blog?
May 14, 2012
Did you ever wanted to send out a special message or notify about something special for your blog or website visitors? Ohw... I see... What kind of? Let me think... Imagine you are an blogger and you have published a new book about social media marketing. So you wanna let your blog visitors know about it. Let's think of another example. Imagine you have added a new feature for your website, product or service you offer and wanna tell about it to your audience. See, eventhough you manage a blog or website, you can have something special for your audience. Let's face it. So how you gonna tell them about it? Send them a newsletter? Spread news about it on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or other engaging social networks? But what about those who land on your site that has no contact with you?