Blog Visitor Retention

retentionToday, having a blog on the internet is just about as common as having an e-mail address. E-mailing and blogging actually share a number of the same purposes, such as that they are allowed to spread ideas, provide people with information and to promote online businesses. Blogs originally served, however, as online journals and diaries. Now that blogs are serving so many other functions, learning how to retain every blog visitor that you attract to your website is more important than ever.

Blogging has absolutely become an essential tool in internet marketing, especially for people that are trying to earn an income online. Learning how to write a blog effectively has taken on more significance and importance than ever before. Blogs that are poorly written simply are not successful, and they struggle more when it comes to blog visitor retention. If you want your blog to be successful then you need to turn it into a blog that is popular and highly inviting. Here are some techniques for better writing in your blog to improve your blog visitor retention.

Tip #1 – Try to keep your blog entries short and sweet. Clear and concise blog entries generally have the best blog visitor retention rate. Many people that read blogs are not looking for length – So say what you have to say in a clear and concise manner and move on.

Tip #2 – Make sure that you are thinking about the audience that you are trying to cater to when you write your blog posts. You should be conducting research based on how well known your particular niche is. Don’t write a blog on a topic that is so obscure that you are only going to have small blog visitor numbers.

Tip #3 – Write in a tone that is light and conversational. You should be writing to your readers as if you were talking to them on a face to face basis.

Tip #4 – Write about topics that are interesting, relevant and informative. You should be entertaining and you should be informative while you are supplying information that is relevant and useful.

Tip #5 – To boost your blog visitor retention numbers you are going to want to make sure that your blog is well designed. Avoid distracting and flashy colors and images and leave out the clutter, it’s just a waste of space.

Tip #6 – Make sure that there are always links included in your blog. Link to products, services and other useful resources, including your own and other people’s websites as well.

Tip #7 – Make sure that you are using search engine keywords on your blog, including in your blog title, your blog posts and links that you create for the maximum amount of search engine optimization.

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Originally posted 2009-11-04 03:59:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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