Nowadays if you have some sort of online presence, blogging is a great way to build authority for your brand. Before describing why start a blog for your business, I’d like to address a few frequently asked questions about this topic.
What’s a BLOG?
A blog is a frequently updated online journal used for personal or business purposes, where you can share with hundreds or thousands of readers, your knowledge in a particular area. In other words, you can promote yourself, your passion or your business.
Any person who wants to share their thoughts, passion or knowledge. Whereas a business, uses this platform to produce content regarding their product or service.
Why start a blog?
- TO ATTRACT NEW AUDIENCES
Everyday millions of users look for answers on the Internet and visit (or come back to) those websites that provide useful information. Take this post for for instance, it intends to create value for those readers who are starting to consider blogging for themselves or their brand.
- TO INCREASE THEIR SEARCH TRAFFIC
Google prioritizes those websites that offer useful and relevant content. The more useful content you add to your website, the more pages from your domain will be indexed in a search engine, thus your visibility and website traffic will be increased.
In other words, you will create more opportunities for your brand to rank for more keywords relevant to your niche.
- TO HUMANIZE YOUR BRAND
Being a space where you or your team can use your voice and unique perspective on a topic, or answering your reader’s questions, is a good way to give a personality to your business. Thus increasing your brand’s trust and likability.
- TO SUPPORT YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA EFFORTS
A blog will help you being present in your audience’s minds by producing content on a regular basis. Let’s say you post a thought on social media, by directing your audience to a blog, you can explain in it your topic in more detail.
- TO ESTABLISH AUTHORITY IN YOUR NICHE
Producing fresh and useful content for your audience through Blog posts is a wonderful way differentiate yourself. Show off how savvy you are in your niche and stand out from the competition!
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