One year ago, my father asked me, the young internet entrepreneur, “What’s a blog?” I paused for minute. I had heard the term before … but I couldn’t answer him. I honestly didn’t know. Little did I know that so many people would soon tap into a new type of gold mine and make money with blogs.
Every now and then I get inundated with comment spam to my blog. These comments are usually posted by automated programs that put a short message in your comments that reads something like, “I like your site, lots of good info. Check these out…”, followed by about 5-50 links to their websites.
I started blogging in March of 2004. I have certainly gained the benefits described above. Beyond those, I have made new connections with potential colleagues and collaborators who have found my blog and sent me comments, feedback or questions.
OMention your blog on appropriate forums. For example, if your company offers resume writing services, consider writing about your blog in job-hunt forums.
Another great idea on how do Track the progress make money, one of the most common ad networks, and for a lot of bloggers, really is their greatest supply of revenue. Their advertisements are simple to distinguish since they are labeled directly on the ad box.
Unlike e-mail that just shows up in someone mailbox, blogs must be accessed by the reader – there are, however, ways to list the blogs one wants to visit regularly.
As stated above, blogs by nature are just text content directories. Posts are often about only one detail of a topic. A lot of text, less HTML and no fancy gimmicks. And for the most part the links from and to such posts are natural, sincere and very relevant. Combine that with the frequently changing content and there you may have the reason that search engines love blogs and index them fast.