Looking to increase your blog traffic, gain more followers and increase your sales? If so, you will want to follow along with my boost your blog traffic tip series. Over the next few posts, I will be offering valuable information to help you increase the amount of traffic to your blog, which can also help increase the amount of products or services you sale—depending on the business of your blog.
For today’s boost your blog traffic tip, I want to introduce you to a online quarterly event that can help you increase your blog traffic. It is the Ultimate Blog Challenge, hosted by Michelle Shaeffer and Michele Scism. This event challenges the participants to post one blog post per day for a month. Now you may be asking why you should take this challenge and how it well help boost your blog traffic. I’m glad you asked. Let’s explore.
1. Keeps you disciplined.
Anyone who runs a blog—personal or business—knows that it can be difficult to stay disciplined where writing blog posts is concerned. When you begin your blog, you are excited and ready to post almost every day. Then the excitement turns to monotony. You start focusing on other parts of your business and you forget to post regularly. Or, it just doesn’t seem important. If you want to continue to bring visitors to your blog, you must write blog posts. The Ultimate Blog Challenge will help you build that discipline; you may not continue to post every day after the challenge, but you will better understand the importance of frequent blog posts. Frequent blog posts bring more traffic to your blog.
2. Builds your blog readership.
When you join the Ultimate Blog Challenge, you agree to read and share posts from other bloggers. At the same time, other bloggers are reading and sharing your blog posts. This helps to build up a following. Whether you gain a follower from the list of bloggers, or someone they share your post with, someone along the way will enjoy what you have written. Then that person will share your post—and so on, and so on. You need blog readers, you want blog readers. Working together the Ultimate Blog Challenge bloggers help to build a larger blog readership for each other.
3. Builds connections.
There is just something about connecting with other bloggers that I find…ummmm….helpful. Most of the people who read my blog are individuals interested in signing up with Motor Club of America or Motor Club of America associates who need help with building their business. I need these people to read my blog. It grows my business and increases my income. However, I also feel I need other bloggers to read my blog as well. Bloggers see your blog differently than potential customers. They have an understanding regarding how this whole thing works and how it needs to work in order to grow your business. Even the best blogger in the world can benefit from feedback from others with the same goals—to increase our readership and grow our businesses. We need the interaction that can come about from taking the Ultimate Blog Challenge.
4. Creates a habit.
Humans are creatures of habit—which also includes bloggers! If we participate in an activity long enough, it seeps into our brains and develops into something that simply becomes natural. If you are determined to blog long-term, you need your blogging ritual to become a habit. Participating in the challenge, even if you only post 20 out of the 31 days, creates that type of habit. You want to get into a routine with your blog. A routine where writing a blog post is as common as checking your email. Once you have built that habit, posting to your blog won’t seem like a chore—it will simply be an activity that you complete in order to grow your blog and your business.
It isn’t too late to join the Ultimate Blog Challenge. Just click on the link provided and follow the instructions. I am sure that you will find this first boost your blog traffic tip beneficial.
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Happy blogging. Have a blessed day.