If you search the internet for anything about blogging, you’ll quickly stumble upon the term niche. And the second will probably be a “niche blog”. A niche is a specific target audience within a much larger, general market. It’s important that you create your blog with a niche in mind. When you write for a general audience, you may not get as many loyal users because the blog isn’t designed for their specific needs. You have to focus on a niche so visitors will keep coming back because you provide content that is highly targeted to them. The content and design of the blog should meet user expectations. These expectations are formed with your niche in mind. Don’t give them the design or content of a health and fitness blog when what you’re running is a technology blog. The design for each niche should be distinctly noticeable from others. We’re going to break down popular niches and tell you the design and content users expect. There are a … [Read more...] about How to Create a Design that Compliments Your Niche Blog
Home » Blogging » How to Conduct Interviews from the Professionals in Your Niche? Who else wants to conduct interviews from professional bloggers in your niche? Conducting interviews from the professional bloggers in your niche not only boost your online visibility, it will also give more loyal readers and a way to connect with like-minded people around your blog. Here are the top tips to conduct interviews with the influencers. Do implement after reading! Give importance to building a strong connection with them: Get in touch with them through social media sites like Facebook or twitter or use their blog comments to interact with them regularly. This way you’ll become a known person to them and there’ll be very less chances to get a NO from them when you ask something. But the idea here is not to connect with the just for the sake of getting things done, it REALLY sucks. You should be focusing on helping them first, offering them something useful, … [Read more...] about How to Conduct Interviews from the Professionals in Your Niche?
Someone has rightly quoted, “Well begun is half done”. If you have made a good start, then you have complete a major part of the entire allotted work. Once you have made up your mind to start a new blog, then the next thing which you need to worry about is the blog “niche”. The Internet world is full of blogs running on mixed niche, and you would never want your blog to get lost in the crowd. A few years back, whenever someone asked me about the most trending topics to blog upon, my answer used to be “tech”. But with change in time, the number of blogs following this niche has grown by a thousand fold. I certainly do not mean that blogging on tech is not a wise idea, but if you are not an expert on the topic, then it’s better to maintain your distance from it. Different people have different tastes. Everyone has his own set of unique characteristics which he is born with. If you are a literature fan, go for a philosophical blog; if you are a … [Read more...] about How to Find Trending Topics for Your Niche Blog
ShoutMeLoud’s mission statement is to make blogging a full-time profession for its readers. In this article, we will cover a product called StackCommerce that helps bloggers monetize their blog by marrying good content with relevant products. StackSocial is an e-commerce company that publishes deals on physical and digital products. These deals range from electronics to software to online courses. It is kind of like AppSumo, but for all products and all at the same time. StackSocial, along with Citizen Goods and Skillwise, are e-commerce platforms of the parent company StackCommerce. StackCommerce is the product that we are going to cover today. As we’ve mentioned previously, StackCommerce aims to sell products seamlessly through relevant content. In short, Stackcommerce is a blog monetization app. It let blog & website owners to add white label e-commerce website. A smart way to monetize our web property. Before we get to the how, let’s cover the why. Why should … [Read more...] about Add A Marketplace To Your Blog and Earn A Lot Of Money with StackSocial
Create A Blog Blogging is one of the most efficient ways to get more traffic. It also has been identified as one of the best ways to attract new customers. 57% of companies with a blog have acquired a customer from their blog. Which means that if you blog more, you will get more customers. It also will help you to position yourself as an authority in your industry. A good rule of thumb is to publish a new piece at least 1-4 times a month. Answer Questions on Quora Create a Quora profile with a link back to your website or relevant articles on your blog. Then start to answers to questions that people have. Where appropriate, you can include links to your articles in the answers, which will drive even more traffic back to you. Share Articles to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Sharing on social media can send people to your website, especially if you use hashtags (#). You could also engage with influential people in your industry on social media. This way they will notice you and may share … [Read more...] about 23 Effective Ways to Drive Traffic To Your Website