Not only living things die, your blog can go down six feet you know? Don’t be surprised, you might think you’re getting the best out of your blog but the fact is that you’re not. You can’t get more out of the best you’re getting if you don’t put more effort. Sometimes I do take blogging like fun but you know what? If you take blogging as fun then your blog might be your PS 3 instead of your professional office. I’ve seen quote of people saying “blog for fun and passion will come in”. Duh, that’s old school, if you really want to resurrect your dead blog then you must follow these tips below.
Don’t worry, I’ll list out everything from the header to your footer, digg out your blog and let give it some magical pills. If you really want to build a profitable blog there are four things you must consider;
Check out the detailed post on this and how they can help in resurrection your blog.
Your blog Design
How does your blog look like? Do you know that the design of your blog has a role to play in the number of traffic and how you make money online? It’s simple; a bad design with a difficult navigation is definitely going to have a high bounce rate because visitors will leave your blog if it’s difficult to access. Blogging is not only about writing quality content and promoting it, no! To get rid of this, the first thing you must consider is your design. And there are some things you must consider while choosing a theme, the most important of all is that your design must be responsive. In general, a great design makes you look professional > help you make more money online > more traffic > more subscribers > more returning visitors and many more. Check out the link below for more details on having an awesome design.
Must read: How your blog design can kill your blog – things to consider
He Can never be dethroned or impeached, he’s always going to remain king, who’s that? Content of course! The way you write determines your blogging journey. When people read your article, are they going to link to you? Are they going to share your article?
Don’t just write quality contents but write great content
Don’t write only for bots alone but write for your readers and build their trust.
Don’t just give points but explain those points
Don’t write to increase the number of blog post, write to inspire and help your readers
Don’t write because your blogger friend wrote, write from your heart with your style, dig it and let it keep flowing.
Splash your writing skills
In a simple language, write quality and great content.
There are millions of ways to promote your blog and generate some amount of traffic and I’m sure you know them all. Traffic is a very common word but keep reading, what I’m about to share is different. Are you boasting of getting thousands of daily views on your blog? How many sales have you made? You know what! There’s a big difference between targeted and untargeted traffic. I can have 5000 daily visits with 0 sales and I can also have 500 daily visits to an awesome amount of sale. Which would you go for? 5000 visits or 500 visits? Definitely, I’m sure you’ll go for 500 visits. Traffic is not a new game and if you want to get the best out of it, promote your blog in front of audience interested in you (in your niche). If I’m blogging on fitness, why would I want to promote my blog on SEO forums, get it? Promote your blog the right way and you’ll get those targeted visitors.
Why do we blog? I’ll definitely not agree with you if you tell me that we blog for passion alone. There’s no secret in it because it’s crystal clear, we blog to make money online and how to do we make money online? By giving yourself a plan and a goal and what’s that plan? By monetizing your blog and how do i monetize my blog? Good question!
Rest assured that before you can be able to make money online, you must utilize the steps mentioned above (blog design, quality content and traffic), have you? No? Take your time, I’ll wait…….
Now that you’ve implemented the steps mentioned above, got a good design, wrote quality contents and generated traffic, it’s time to monetize your blog. How do you monetize your blog?
The first step to take in monetizing your blog is to register as an affiliate in your hosting company, Domain Name Company and your theme.
- Promote premium plugins you use on your blog
- Use affiliate links in any products you recommend instead of direct links
- As a starter you can also go for google adsense, it works best on some niches.
How do you get the best out of the products you’re promoting?
- Write reviews
- Use banners on your blog
- Recommend products in your blog post and many more
- Mention products in your blog posts (with affiliate links)
To really got the best out of your blog, you need to set a goal, ask yourself some striking questions, challenge yourself. If you’re able to utilize these then you’re good to go. Is your blog dead? Get a spade a dig it out now by implementing these tips mentioned above.