Blogging Basics – Why Posting On Blogs Does Not Always Bring You Traffic

A blog is sometimes called web log or weblog. It is a type if online journal or diary, often including personal comments as well as web links and images. Many people keep a blog as a type of personal creative exercise, but you can easily use this popular online type of writing to market your business. Blogs are very popular right now and they can be a great and inexpensive way to contact more customers.

Business profile help improve writing and thinking. When we are forced to publicly express ourselves through the written word, it is my opinion that we become better writers.

Products that have affiliate programs get far more publicity. That is certainly correct of my internet marketing success blog, and it really is most likely true of other online blogs. So how do blogs make money? For example, I am a fan of let’s say magnetic sponsoring, but I’ve never ever posted a real write-up about it. I’ve also seen that when blogs write about attraction marketing, they are likely to link to marketers who offer them an affiliate payment.

There are loads of snake oil gurus trying to tell you that social media is the be-all and end-all for business, and you need to spend hours each week participating. But there is no point in having a wonderfully active social media presence if you have loads of friends, none of which spend money or refer customers to your Business profiles. Having a community of friends around you feels great – but they don’t necessarily pay the bills.

Businesscard2, a professional site that provided a virtual business card. This site allows for a custom URL, has a biography section, built in links to a handful of the top social networks, and allows for full length post updates with anchor texts links, and sits on a cool PageRank of 6. The downside? Businesscard2 is merging with Workface, another professional profiling site sometime in early 2012. If Businesscard2 were to stick around it’d probably be around #5-7 in the list. Workface is great and all, but it requires more personal information and generally doesn’t perform as well as the ole Bee-Cee-Two did. That said, workface would still probably make our top 20 list, so check it out!

Simply put, blogs can help increase the prominence of your main website. As we all know, traffic is the lifeblood of every online business, and 80% of the traffic that can be generated for any website would come from the search engines. To secure a good position in the search engine results, you’d need to increase your website’s page rank. And one way of making this happen is to have as many back links as possible. Back links refer to the number of websites linking to your main website.

Blogs started coming into the general public’s awareness with a large number of political blogs written during the 2004 U.S. Presidential election campaign. Because of this, you may think blogging is part journalism and part political commentary, and therefore not of interest to you or the advancement of your business.

Reading an auto insurance blog is quite easy. They will have subjects listed such as insurance tips to lower your bills, changes to minimum coverage, new policies that are coming out and so on. This is your guide to knowing all about the auto insurance things that are going on. Most of these blogs will also have a question and answer segment as well. This can be extremely helpful, no matter what type of insurance policy that you want to get on a car or truck. Each blog will be different in presentation and information.