Not very long ago starting a blog was quite easy. You just needed to know the basic technical knowledge on how to start a blog.
After that you had to simply publish contents with a lot of keywords and promote it everywhere. That’s all.
But now there are millions of blogs. Every blog is fully optimized which means has become noticeable by readers and search engines both. Thousands of blogs have quality contents. Bloggers are consistently working hard.
Tutorials and guides on how to become a successful blogger by following a step by step plan to create quality contents and fully promoting them to bring visitors for their conversion as customers.
Stuff on the entire above topics is easily available on internet. Most of it is also free. So initially collect all the free stuff and read it carefully. After that, get answer of following questions from them.
What are winning strategies of successful bloggers?
Which strategy most of the bloggers followed to become successful?
Which strategy is the most fit for you?
Winning strategies of successful bloggers
They create quality contents that mean the contents that must solve the problems of their readers, improve their life and make them more successful.
Otherwise without huge traffic you will simply selling your products in an empty market.
What is your priority source of traffic?
So making a strategy to create a blog means how you answer the above questions. What is your priority source of traffic?
Organic traffic: You get organic traffic from search engines. So you need to do extensive keyword research. This we will discuss in a subsequent tutorial. You should make smart SEO both on-page and off-page of your each post.
Referral traffic: This type of traffic is acquired with social media, blog commenting, guest posting and article submission plus press release. In short all off-page SEO brings referral traffic.
To earn money with CPA (cost per action) and affiliates this type of traffic works well to achieve your monetization goals.
Direct traffic: This is the best option for selling your own products. It means the traffic that directly types URL of your blog in search window and reach at it.
Main source of this type of traffic is your emails list that you generate by offering your first product for free in return of a valid email.
So your blog strategy is a combination of following three sub-strategies.
Content strategy: That means you must have proper calendar to publish your contents on daily or weekly basis.
You must have written contents in advance to publish them without any break.
You have written ideas to write your contents for the next month and need not to worry about them while promoting your blog posts and doing other promotional chores.
Traffic strategy: It means to have clearly defined objectives to get how much traffic till what time period. You must aim to get traffic from the three sources including search engines, social media and direct through email campaign.
Mi Muba has been in the field of blogging for the last five years. Working for several blogs as ghost blogger and successfully managing his own green blog he now advises newbie bloggers to earn money with their blog by following a perfect strategy.
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