Thursday, 17 September 2015

7 blogging myths and ways to deal with each of them

The stats are mind-boggling – over 409 million people read more than 17.6 billion blog pages every month as reported by the site WhoIsHostingThis?

And as the saying goes – break the rules but know the rules first – it is up to you to stick to a certain blog regime. The one that is more favourable and suitable to you.

The rules of social media are ever changing and nothing is carved in stone forever. When someone says, you should blog daily – listen to him/her. But take your time to do proper research before posting. You don’t need to post a blog every day to get more traffic. It’s the content that you are serving matters the most to the readers. However, be consistent and post at least once a week.

Likewise, it’s not true that readers like only short posts or long posts. You should post both in short and long forms.

Here’s more if you want to avoid the 7 common mistakes bloggers make.

7 Common Blogging Mistakes to Avoid - Via Who Is Hosting This: The Blog

Blogging stats you must know to be a successful blogger

Are you a frequent blogger? Are you not getting the expected traffic to your blog?

It’s a common problem for most bloggers. But if you are aware of the 13 blogging statistics curated by Social Marketing Writing, you will be on a safer side.

As per the report, 80% of daily blog visits are new. So, you must optimise your blog for the new visitors.

Likewise, the post says that once you cross 51 posts, your blog traffic increases by 53%, goes up by 3 times after 100 posts and by 4.5 times after 200 posts. So, the more the number of posts, the more the traffic. 

And above all, the images matter. Post more images and infographics to your blog.

Want to know more? Here’s an interesting and useful infographic on the 13 blogging statistics that you should keep track of.