Increasing your traffic and creating consistent income opportunities depends on one key activity – building a blog community! If you are looking for ways to grow, start with these 9 strategies.
Between algorithm changes, Pinterest updates and the sheer number of websites and blogs on the web, it can feel impossible to stand out. But your message, your story, is valuable. The key is connecting with the people who need or want to hear it in an authentic way – in short, you need to build a community around your blog and brand.
There is magic in a community. People connect with others who share their interests and concerns. There is a place (digital though it may be) where your audience feels heard and valued. We enjoy that sense of belonging. When you create a community for your audience, you become a trusted authority among that group. They are more willing to click your links, buy based on your recommendations and engage with your social media accounts.
But how do you make that happen, especially with the struggle that so much of social media has become? You build a layered experience for your audience with your blog content, social posts, and email list marketing – and here are 9 ways to do just that.