Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Get your Blog Noticed

You`ve probably noticed that most articles claiming to be able to guide you in the best ways of getting your blog noticed don`t really offer very practical information. Most offer the same advice. They tell you to write about popular topics and to proofread your blog, and to write at a level that the average person can understand, just to name a few. But anybody can do this and still never gain a single reader.

In an effort to help new bloggers, and maybe even experienced bloggers, have a better chance of developing a strong readership, here are some helpful tips. It should be mentioned though, that the advice mentioned above that is found in most articles is still important to adhere to.

Tip to Get Your Blog Noticed #1: www.pingomatic.com

This Web Site offers a free service that automatically sends out a message to search engines informing them that you have updated your blog. All you have to do is type in the name of your blog and its Web address, and then choose which blogging services to contact and your done. Make sure and do this every time you add to your blog.

Tip to Get Your Blog Noticed #2: Get a Yahoo Account

Signing up for a Yahoo account is free and allows you to attach your blog to it. Doing this is one of the quickest ways to get your blog included in the Yahoo search engine. Most blogging expert`s turn a dark shade of red when they find out others have not done this because it can be so beneficial.

Tip to Get Your Blog Noticed #3: Get an MSN Account

Attach your blog to your MSN account the same way as described in Tip #2.

Tip to Get Your Blog Noticed #4: Use Your E-mail

Place a link to your blog in your e-mail signature place. This ensures that anyone you send an e-mail to will see it. This is a great method if you send a chain letter.

Tip to Get Your Blog Noticed #5: Use Article Directories

Since you`re already developing your skills as a blog writer, you might want to consider writing some articles also. You can submit these written articles to directories such as www.ezinearticles.com and www.goarticles.com for people to read. Make sure each article you submit provides a link to your blog.

Tip to Get Your Blog Noticed #6: Add Your Blog to Search Engines

Web Sites such as www.addme.com will add your blog to 14 of the top Internet search engines for free.

DonĂ¢€™t give up on your blog. It takes time to develop a strong readership. Now that you have more practical tools for getting your blog noticed, you may find that the process speeds up some. Remember, blogging isn`t only about providing interesting and well written topics. You also need to be able to promote your blog. The tips above offer great ways in which to do so.

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