One of the most important tools for bloggers is social media. You can’t just build a website and they will come. You have to build the website and then like it, share it, tweet it, and pin it. Then, they will come. We recommend setting up your social media before you launch your new blog. … [Read more...] about Use social media to knock your blog out of the ballpark!
Use a newsletter to get more traffic to your blog!
You want people to come back to your blog after they've found it, right? How are they going to remember where to find you? How will they know when you publish a new post? A NEWSLETTER. There are several answers to that question, but today we are just going to focus on the newsletter. A few … [Read more...] about Use a newsletter to get more traffic to your blog!
How to set up Google Analytics
One of the first things you need do after setting up your blog is sign up for a Google Analytics account. Google Analytics is a powerful tool for bloggers. A few of the things you can do with Google Analytics are: track who came to your blog, what they viewed, how long they were there, what … [Read more...] about How to set up Google Analytics
Remove yourself from your Google Analytics Reports
Are your Google Analytics numbers skewed? Are you tracking yourself, making it hard to see “the real” activity on your blog? This problem is especially frustrating when you have a new blog and your own page visits have a big impact on the overall statistics. Well, look no further because the … [Read more...] about Remove yourself from your Google Analytics Reports
Launch! Submit your blog to Google and Bing
Hi! I’m really excited today because our blog is finally going live, and hopefully yours is too! In the last tutorial we taught you how to create an XML Sitemap for you blog. This sitemap is going to help search engines find your blog. Now, you have to let them know you exist and that you want them … [Read more...] about Launch! Submit your blog to Google and Bing