Many people are excited about the idea of starting their own website or blog. A website or a blog is a set of related pages that contain text, images, audio and video. All websites have a homepage which is the address that you use to find out more about a person, product, company or organization. A blog on the other hand is a site used to input information to elicit a discussion. Good blogs provide a comment section where your readers can give feedback on topics you have written about. Interactive blogs can be used as a social networking tool. Bloggers have the task not only to provide information but also to build social relations with other readers and bloggers.
How to start? Where to start? What to say? And how do you say it? New site owners may have a lot of questions about building a blog but almost all web experts agree that a blog helps drive traffic to a site. A blog also improves your ranking with search engines, moving you up higher on search engine results pages, also called SERPs.
Whilst there is no hard and fast rule as to blog length, it is generally accepted that 200-500 is the minimum acceptable length. Ideally, a Buy a house should be between 500 to 1000 words. This will allow a level of detail which gives the reader an adequate amount of information, but does not overload them.
Add pictures – eye candy. Also a picture on online blogs the web IS worth a thousand words. If you’re selling a special kind of insert for the marathoner’s running shoes, a cross-section shows how that insert benefits the runner.
Another advantage is that blogs were as easy to use as a word processor application. This made it simple to use for people who did not know how to program. As the blog programs advanced, programmers started switching. Now there are many ways to adapt a blog and give it a unique feel.
The first rule about blogging is to make friends. Despite the fact that some blogs are actually corporate, serious and professional in their approach, most blogs these days are friendly and personal. So, what do you have to do to bring people into your blog? Blog hopping. Yes, visit other people’s blogs and give them comments (genuine ones, please) and provide a link back to your blogs. The key is to MAKE FRIENDS.
To crown it all, you will need to stick to a regular posting schedule so that your blog followers would be updated on what is new and when to expect your next post. The most important thing to remember is that you should have fun with your blog. This is a great way to express yourself so make the most out of it.