There are a number of great bloggers out there, on a daily basis pumping out great advice and recommendations – from blogging practices to marketing techniques.
Which has led me to think, how much of this advice are we actually applying to our own blogs?
At times, a blogger can be bombarded with a wealth of useful information.
In fact, I personally have them springing up from all angles – Google Reader, TweetDeck, Email Notifications and so on.
This has led me to list a few advice I have picked up and implemented.
Blog: Mike’s Life!
Post Title: Eight ways to get more page views
Author: Mike CJ
In Mike’s post “Eight ways to get more page views”,
A segment of his posts highlights the effectiveness of having Mini-bio on a sidebar.
Giving visitors a quick snap-shot of who you are and a link to your about page.
Blog: Lisa Morosky
Post Title: How to Write Scannable Blog Posts
Author: Lisa Morosky
Lisa’s post points out the importance of making your content ‘scannable’ for readers.
In this post, she encourages
- Highlighting major points.
- Use of bullet points or numbered lists
- Break up of paragraphs
Post Title: How to Stand Out in a Crowded Niche
Author: Jonathan Morrow
Now, this is a very encouraging post, especially for new bloggers.
There are simply too much information out there.
At times, it seems everyone is talking about the same topic, but there are ways you can be creative about your own message.
A crowded niche is not necessary a bad thing – there’s sometimes good reason for that.
Post Title: 37 “Must Have” Tools For An Online Video Marketer
Author: Gideon Shalwick
I love this post, and how Gideon carefully explains 37 must have tools.
I also like the screen-casting tool being used here SCREENR. I shall be using this tool in the near future.
Have you been encouraged by a blog post recently?