10 Tips for optimizing your blog

Blogging is an increasing popular form of social media. Here are a few tips to increase your blogs readership and traffic:

  1. Provide 'share this' buttons.
  2. Offer a variety of subscription options (RSS, email etc...)
  3. Promote and share your blog posts on other social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.
  4. Use SEO (Search Engine Optimization) when writing posts.
  5. Post frequently.
  6. Host guest posts.
  7. Use keywords and phrases important to your target audience.
  8. Make it readable by using bullet points, bold sub-titles etc...
  9. Include links to other sites in your posts.
  10. Use pictures and video in your posts.
Have you got more suggestions?

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