5 Tips to Becoming a Top Blog in Your IndustryPosted on April 10, 2012 by Social Media Examiner in Business & Marketing, Social Media
Have you ever dreamed of becoming one of the top blogs in your space?
Are you wondering how some bloggers find success and why others struggle to survive?
If so, keep reading as I reveal five tips and techniques that have helped large blogs (such as Social Media Examiner) grow into influential and widely read publications.
First, Rethink What it Means to Blog
When I started Social Media Examiner back in October 2009, I made the decision not to call our site a blog.
Instead, I opted for the phrase online magazine.
Why? Because every business owner and marketer in the world knows what a magazine is. That word brings to mind rich, thoughtful articles that are designed to educate and inform.
There’s no question that a magazine is a publication.
When you start thinking of your blog as a publication, then you can start calling yourself a publisher. When you’re a publisher, your business and editorial decisions become more clear.
Are you a blogger or a publisher? Decide today to become a publisher.
What follows are five tips to help you transform your blog into a powerful online publication.
Tip #1: Survey the Interests of Your Audience