This week provided an awesome round up of blogging posts with rich and valuable content not to be missed. From connecting and engaging your readers to building a strong email subscriber list, these posts will truly help you grow your blog.
In this article Adrienne Smith, who is wonderful by the way, shares with you a little secret about increasing your blogs success. No, she doesn’t give the answer away right away. She takes you on a journey through the post and reveals her best knowledge at the end, which is all the more reason to read this post.
It can help you learn the art of storytelling through your blog posts in order to keep your readers engaged, while at the same time learning her secret at the end of the post. Filled with 86 rich comments at the end, I would say it’s definitely worth reading all the way to the bottom.
Okay. Seriously. I love posts that share meaningful insight from other very successful bloggers, using a list of categories and direct quotes. These bloggers are the best of the best. Reading this post almost makes you feel as if you are having a one on one conversation with them. Just a few questions that are answered include:
What makes you click?
What makes you keep reading?
What turns you off?
Another great post from Mommy Blogger Academy this week, talking about optimal use of subheadings. Learn how to grab a readers attention without giving it all away. Plus, check out a few of the links within the article for even more guidance with titles and subheadings.
Kevin Duncan from Be a Better Blogger has some amazing high-value content to share with you via his blog. In this post, Kevin offers up the three-part formula to getting more attention along with four strategic tips you need to follow to grab more attention. Each component offers a step by step tutorial with high-value content and no fluff. You will not be disappointed.
One of the best tips I’ve learned recently is to build blogging relationships. We all have to connect and build our tribe. Catherine from Blogging Tips 101 shares 5 effective strategies for connecting with your readers on a personal level. The more we all begin to implement these strategies, the more our readers will remember us and come back for another visit.
This article is a not from this past week, but it is very recent, and it’s definitely worth reading. All of us bloggers have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Reaching people, despite them liking and following your page, can be very difficult. Jason Leake of Pro Blog School helps us navigate how to better reach our Facebook fans, while providing some awesome screenshots and real numbers along the way.
A great post with podcast included by Amy Porterfield. In this article she explains what is like bait and how to craft your post to best optimize the Facebook algorithm. Easy to read and follow for any blogger, plus the podcast is a huge bonus!
8. July 2014 Traffic and Income Report
I always find blogs offering a lot of transparency also offer immense value. Donnie Law is probably a pretty small blog about blogging, but I have a sweet spot for income reports so I had to share. Donnie breaks down all the streams of income from his wife’s blog and how they did it. An individual story of monetization is very compelling and incredibly informative for small bloggers.
Another great high value article that offers a step by step tutorial on how to increase your email subscribers. This is not a mere one tip blog post. This post discusses NINE different ways to increase email subscribers, which I think is so important because gaining subscribers is multifactorial. Simply having a sidebar sign up isn’t going to cut it these days. A must read!
Simple and informative reminders to help us all stay on the right track in the blogging department. Included in this article is how to grow your subscriber base and your Facebook and Twitter following, along with publishing tailored content. A quick read.
So there’s my best blogging articles from this week. What are your blogging tips from this week? Please share in the comments so we all can learn!