How to make your blog look less empty and rank better in Google.
This is what you should do:
1. You can help yourself and others by posting comments on their blogs so it does not look all “empty”.
You post comments on other people's blogs and they post comments on your blog.
Serious comments, not just “Great post” or “I like this”… be serious and genuine!
When you leave a comment on a blog like mine here www.k-olsen.com or http://blog.thaiestatenetwork.com then you can leave the URL for your Blog or website and hence also create backlinks
to your website. Then the owner of the blog, in this case it is me, will return the favor and leave a post on your blog.
You will then get 2 reciprocal links from me, every time I get 1 reciprocal link from your website/blog.
Then imagine we have say 500 or even 5,000 people commenting and linking.
We will get a huge network of blogs and websites and inevitable increase our Google rankings.
2. You can also mention local businesses, hotels, restaurants and other things you like on your blog and place a link to their website or blog.
The owners of these blogs/websites will be glad and return the favor. Send them a message with the link to your comment and ask them politely to return the favor.
Most will do.
Those who do not, don't worry about them. The fact that YOU link to them, will give you a better ranking at Google anyway.
Listing local businesses on your blog has several benefits:
– you promote locally info to the audience of your own;
– you boost your SEO as this kind of content positively affects your local rankings;
– you are building personal connections with other local businesses and showing them you’re open to referral opportunities;
– You can start building your relationships with local companies and your referral database will grow.
A blog post containing 200 to 500 words will be okay.
A) Tell a story about the business.
B) Include a link to the business website or blog.
C) Include a link to a related article on your blog.
D) Use key words and key phrases that describes both the business you write about and your own business.
E) Forward an email to the business with a link to the article on your blog, and ask the business owner to return your favor (eventually you can link him this article, explaining the idea.)
3. Promote special deals.
Spread your blog link to your audience using social media and email campaigns about daily or weekly special deals local businesses are offering.
People are always interested in hot deals and this strategy can also help you increase awareness of your business and traffic to your blog / website.
4. If you are managing your own blog, you know all too well that producing content is somewhat a bit challenging, isn’t it?
But if you could partner with other people and create blog posts relevant to both of your businesses, these posts will rank really high in Google.
It will also create new referral opportunities for you.
For example, you can partner up with a network marketeer, a lawyer, an accountant or an affiliate marketeer, share posts with them telling about the need of getting new clients, new members
in your downline or traffic to your websites.
This content will do some passive prospecting for you online and will get you ranked higher in Google.
Your content does not need to be 3,000 words, but an article around 200 – 500 words will do fine.
A) Create a list of 20 to 40 preferred businesses with a blog. (Start with the first 5)
B) Write a blog post that addresses your audience’ needs from various perspectives.
C) Use key words and key phrases that describes both the business you write for and your own business.
D) Link to one of the business’ previous blog articles.
E) Link to your own business / blog.
Let's go out there and get 'em, shall we?
12 Sep 2017 (12 Sep 2017)