When you start out your blog, you want to put out as much content as you can in order to establish yourself. I recommend posting at least 2-3 times per week while your blog is getting off the ground. This way, when people visit your blog, they will be more likely to find an interesting post that will pull them in.
2. Engage with the Blogging Community
In order to attract people to your blog, you need to visit theirs first. This can be as simple as liking posts on topics similar to what you blog about, commenting, and following other blogs. If you are feeling bold, ask bloggers if you would like to agree to follow each other. Most of the time, they will agree.
Tagging is important, as it helps bloggers to find content related to a topic of interest. Oftentimes, I read posts by searching for a tag, such as “makeup” or “vegan.” By giving your posts 3-7 descriptive tags, bloggers will be able to find your posts easier.
Blogging about a variety of related topics will help you reach a larger audience. If you only blog about one specific topic, fewer people will be interested in your blog. This also goes along with tagging, as having a variety of different tags will attract the attention of many different bloggers.
5. Connect with your readers
This is an important tip for maintaining your readership. By interacting with your readers in the comments, you will gain their trust in you and your recommendations. In turn, your readers may give you a shout out on their page or reblog your posts, which will draw in more readers. Award nominations help to promote your blog as well, so if you receive one, I recommend participating.
6. More pictures, less words
Although this format will not work for every post you write, it is generally a good idea to stagger blurbs of text with pictures and avoid huge chunks of text. This will keep readers interested in your post.
Let your personality, passion, and humor show through. Readers will be much more drawn to your blog if there is a unique person behind it. Don’t feel the need to be overly serious or formal in your language. Keep your posts professional, yet laid back and personal.
8. Write with your audience in mind
Make your blog a conversation, not a speech. In your posts, ask readers to share their advice or ask them a question in order to engage them. Take their suggestions for future posts and thank them for their readership. If your readers become a part of your blog, they will be much more likely to stick around.
This tip speaks for itself. What you put into your blog is what you will get out of it. Customize your page nicely. Brainstorm and plan out your posts before writing them. Make sure your posts are well written and are free of grammatical mistakes.