co Blogging Tips for New Business Blogs |

Setting up a business blog is a good idea and blogging is an excellent way to boost publicity without spending an arm and a leg on advertising. Search engines love blogs and, if you make yours informative, so will your prospective clients.

When you set up your new business blog, there are a few things to keep in mind to make your blog more effective as a whole.

  • Simple is good. When it comes to your blog design, avoid templates that will get in the way of your blogging. Clean and neat is the best look.
  • Focus on a specific niche. Even if your business covers a huge area, deciding to focus on one small niche can be very beneficial. You may want more than one blog if you have several topics to cover.
  • Link out. Linking to other blogs not only offers more value for your readers, which will keep them coming back, but it also catches the eye of other bloggers and you will end up with more visitors and maybe even some links yourself.
  • Break posts up. This post is a very good example of using bullet points and bold words in your blogging to make the post easier to read. Subheads are another good way to break up your text.
  • Spell check. This is super important. If you have several spelling mistakes in your post, it really doesn´t reflect well on your business!

Get your blogging off to the right start with the tips given above. You´ll find that there is a lot to learn about blogging on your business blog, but start out slowly. Subscribing to blog tip blogs like ProBlogger is a good idea to learn more.

Caroline
Small Business Mavericks
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