A blog is a great way to create content, build a following, share relevant information for a business’s industry and create link building opportunities. You should not just stop at creating the content, by commenting on blogs in the industry, it allows you spread your business name and establish your business as a leader in your industry and more!
Credibility – Posting knowledgeable comments on blogs can help create a credible name for your business. Comments similar to, “Great post, keep it up.” could damage your name instead of help. Comments should spark a conversation, so add to the key points of a blog post.
Visibility and Exposure – After leaving comments on blogs, you may notice an increase of traffic on your own website. Commenting consistently on fellow industry blog posts, you present the image of being engaged in your industry out side of your own company. For many, this would read as your company valuing customer service and genuinely showing a passion for what you do.
Creates Opportunities – Once you have established yourself as a leader in your industry, you may find you have guest blogging opportunities. It is important that your guest post has valuable information and does not read like an advertisement. Add calls to action to follow you on social media platforms and leave comments on the post.
Increases Traffic – Becoming a credible leader in your industry, increasing your visibility and exposure, and taking advantage of guest blogging opportunities, you’ll find the traffic of your website and social follows have increased.
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