Quick tip for driving traffic to your blog
August 18, 2005
I'm here Thursday and Friday at the Blog Business Summit in San Francisco, absorbing all that I can about, you guessed it, blogs.
Topics being explored here range from blog design, blog monitoring tools, to building blog traffic. One mantra that's been repeated in a number of different ways this morning is: in order to build a successful blog it is not enough just to post. It is about smart posting.
Venerable bloggers Robert Scoble and Dave Taylor just shared the stage here in a session about how to drive traffic to your blog.
One gem of wisdom (among many) shared is that bloggers should be active blog discussion participants. Driving traffic to your blog often occurs as a result of contributing to someone else's blog.
The process of finding what to write about can lead you to other blog sites that you can contribute to, and that is the one of the biggest drivers of traffic to your own blog, said Taylor.
"Being involved in other people's blogs is the best way to drive traffic to your own blog. Spend time on someone else's blog; add comments," he said.
According to Scoble, it's all about getting on the radar screen of other influential bloggers.
Read the full article here : Quick tip for driving traffic to your blog | InfoWorld | TechWatch Blog | August 18, 2005 01:55 PM | By Cathleen Moore