Sunday, May 17, 2015
Join Social Media Networks. Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin. Follow others and let others follow you. You have a willing audience. Even they do not see your post every day. They see it only when it is relevant to them. Do market research. Find out what will be of interest to them. Ask them discuss with them.
Join communities in Google+, Facebook, Linkedin. You will get more focused audience for your blog post. Don't expect a miracle. There also only relevant articles will be accessed. Be relevant. Think. Observe, Listen. Find out what is relevant. Think based on observation.
I liked an article on
12 ways to making money using blogs.
Things like speaking assignments, writing assignments, selling products like ebooks are mentioned as methods of making money.
AdSense and amazon affiliates are the initial money making methods. Then comes direct ad selling. Getting sponsorships is the fourth one.
Winning prizes for blog can another source.
Creating YouTube videos based on blog content can be attempted.
You can write specific sponsored articles, that is commissioned articles.
You may get book writing assignments also.
You can be invited as a motivational speaker apart from being invited as an expert on the subjects you are blogging.
Communicate, Convince, and Convert. Selling through communications. Selling through web communications, selling through catalogues, Selling through annual calendars etc. have to follow this strategy.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Do you want to be successful blogger? Do you want your blogging activity to be a success?
Then you have to realize promotion of your blog is as important as creation of your blog and blog posts.
Promotion of blog can also be explained as marketing and selling.
An interesting quote from Salma Jafri
Create Less, Promote More
Well, it may be true. For your blog post to succeed you may have to spend more time selling.
Read two recent interesting articles.
365 Daily Actions and Tips to Market and Sell Your Blog - Experience Sharing from Million Page View Bloggers
12 Ways to Extend the Life of Every Article You Write
Even a sweeper who sweeps the streets is eligible for moksha. He is God's child. God resides in him as an atman. So says Hindu philosophy, the view of life of Hindus.
Every person follows his duty and produces useful things. He can produce to satisfy his desires. He can produce to satisfy others desires. Whenever a person is able to produce to satisfy the necessities of others, he is making efforts to earn his moksha. It is called Niskama karma. Its meaning is simple. The act is not for fulfilling the desires of your body or that of your near and dear.It is for the service of rest of the world that is God or God's creation. Do service to God's creation and you are taken out of this God's playground of puppets. You can be in the playground and suffer pleasure and pain or you can join the God and be a part of the power that runs the playground. The choice is yours. The saints encourage you to reach the state of moksha, the eternal bliss. Moksha can be attained by you by your efforts and God's grace. If you believe in God, then pray for his grace. But God has already spoken through the voices of many, many saints. Listen to them and do the activities to earn his grace.