Tip from podcast #11
Ask people directly to read your blog post. If you have just released a new blog post, mention someone to ask their opinion of the post. For example:
@funcityawesome What did you think of my blog post Be ready to fail at blogging…Podcast #9 http://bit.ly/1eUyiNl? I would love your thoughts.
SEO Tip for the day: Make sure that you are using internal links
In my previous tip I said don’t do link exchanges or link farms but that doesn’t mean that you can’t do plenty of internal links and as a matter of fact you should.
For example when I release the show notes for a podcast I always do a link to the previous podcast just as I did above. That is an internal link. done and done.
This is not some sort of trickery or something like that. You have a reader, they thought enough of your title to click on your link and actually read your blog post. With an internal link you are just providing them with more content to read so that they don’t have to hunt and peck and maybe miss out on something.[su_note note_color=”#f1f1eb” radius=”8″]Don’t make these links random. They need to make sense and be relevant and add value. [/su_note]
Get down to it
What you will learn in this podcast:
In case you missed it here a few blogging stats worth noting:
- Companies that blog gain 55% more visitors than companies that do not.
- Companies that blog have 434% more indexed pages.
- B2B companies that blog generate 67% more leads per month than those who do not.
In this podcast you will learn a blogging frequency that we developed at my company a while back and a bit about my own failings with consistency.
RESOURCES AND LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS BLOGCAST INCLUDE:
Hubspot stats on increased blogging
Thank you so much for stopping by my show notes for the third podcast in my I Teach Blogging Podcast series.
I would love your comments and feedback. Also, if you have any questions that you would like discussed in future episodes, please either leave them in the comments below or shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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