I was very lucky to have opportunity to participate in a Fun Blogging 7 which held in Surabaya on November 7, 2015. The theme of this workshop is From Hobby Being a Profession. Three speakers (Haya Aliya Zaki, Shinta Ries, and Ani Berta), among others, explains the importance of social media to promote our blog.
I agree that the task of the blogger is not just writing articles. As soon as an article has published the next task of the blogger is to promote it. Promoting article by using online or offline method is a must. The goal of this activity is to encourage as many people as possible to read the article so that increasing blog traffic.
There are several benefits in using social media to promoting blog. The basic reason is that with social media presence in promoting a blog. There will be great traffic or visitors that will know the details of such platform. Social media marketing is directly called word of the mouth advertising.
Reading through the points mentioned below will help you understand the value of social media in the operation of a blog.
1. Quick Visibility And Popularity.
Using social media to promote a blog will help in bringing quick visibility and popularity as required. Social media will also help a blog to gain quick promotion. It is easy to understood that several people will want to know the aim and objective of such website.
2. Increase Google And Alexa Ranking.
If social media is employed over the service of a blog, there will be an increase over Google and Alexa ranking. You blog will be highly ranked in social networks.
3. Niche And Free Oriented Traffic.
If you are looking for one of the best ways to promote your blog, using social media will work perfectly. Your blog will gain free oriented and niche traffic. This will make people that are interested on your blog to bid thereof.
4. Cheap And Better Communication.
Social media is known for easy and cheap communication process. Using social media over the promotion of a blog will be easy and affordable for an internet business owner.
5. Blog Brand Domination.
Since your blog has a brand that can be called the niche operation, using social media will make the process to have perfect control of a given category .
From research and visibility study, social media has been know for excellent marketing conversion for a blog. Applying all the stated points above will help you gain better idea of using social media to promoting a blog. Promoting blog through social media is a great idea of internet marketing.
Realize the benefit of promoting blog I always share my articles on my Facebook, Twitter, Google plus 1, and Linked In. That is why I installed WordPress Jetpack plugin to make me easy in sharing my articles. I put social media sharing button below my article. By clicking such buttons my article then disseminated to social media automatically.
Promoting article is a must
Do you also promote your article using social media, My Friend? Please share your experience with us.