The first major struggle for business owners who want to use a blog for content marketing is creating content. With the dearth of content being created daily, it's certainly a challenge to come up with anything helpful and interesting to say. The second major struggle for business owners is getting people to actually visit their site and read their blog posts. The most brilliant writing in the world won't do you much good if no one reads it.
Triberr is putting authors first.
While it's great to have a business blog, it's easy to fall into the trap of posting whatever you can in order to stick to your blogging "schedule." Newsjacking is great, certainly, but if you're just writing about any news event you can in order to loosely tie it to some product or service, you risk losing readership, and worse, devaluing your influence.
Sheherezade was a Persian Queen and the main character and storyteller in One Thousand and One Nights. In the story, the King marries a new virgin each day. The following morning, he marries a new girl and has the old wife beheaded, allegedly for being unfaithful. Sheherezade, the daughter of a vizier, wants to marry the King and become Queen, but of course she doesn't want to get killed the next day, so she devises a clever strategy.
Each time you create a new blog post, there are a number of things you need to do. The post needs to be shared to your appropriate social networks and groups, and you may want to consider sending a link to some customers or potential customers if you think they will find the topic useful.
Triberr may be one of the best tools in your blogging toolbox that you've never heard of.
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, but it's far more than just a syndication tool.
Every new site that we build for clients comes with the ability to blog, out of the box. So, naturally, blogging is always one of our first recommendations. Not because it's there but because it makes good business sense to do so.
First, every website needs to have *some*method for regularly adding new content. Google search engine results are based on relevancy. The more relevant a site is for a given search the higher it will rank. Google tries to determine relevancy using a number of factors, but two important ones are frequency of keyword and update frequency. So, the more often you write, using specific targetted keywords, the better your site will perform in search engines.
These are Social Media and Social Bookmarking sites in which you should be working to grow your followers. Each of these should have small share icons under each blog entry so that all you have to do is click a button to start each process.