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10 Useful Social Media Marketing and Promotion Tips for Bloggers

Posted by on 24th Jan 2013 | 13 comments

10 Useful Social Media Marketing and Promotion Tips for BloggersAs bloggers, we all want the same thing: traffic; the more traffic, the better. So, how do you increase the amount of traffic that you already have? Through social media of course, but I’m sure you already knew that.

We all know how important Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are to promoting our blogs, but do you know enough? Are you using them effectively and to their full potential? If you’re looking for more tips and help for promoting your blog and increasing your blog traffic, these social media marketing tips are sure to help.

From Blogging Tips

Why Social Media is Needed in Your Marketing Plan

Michael states, “whatever your business model is, your ideal customer is one step away from accessing your product and services. It’s all about positioning your business where the target audience can easily reach it.”

Promote Your Blog Content and Increase Your Followers with Floost

As I stated back in March 2012, Floost caught my attention because it states that it can help you find readers who are interested in your content, thus helping to build your reputation, followers and traffic. Oh and yes, I’m still using Floost regularly.

How to Get More People to Click Your YouTube Videos and Increase Blog Traffic

If you’re not camera shy, you can create YouTube videos to help promote your blog, business, or service. Irwin shares “some tips on how to get more people to watch your YouTube videos and increase blog traffic.”

Why Social is SEO and Content is Social?

Amrik explains, “I don’t have to state that SEO is an inseparable element of blogging and therefore I have discussed quite a few of the SEO techniques and strategies [...].” You’ll learn how content is good for both SEO and social media.

Social Bar: Increase Your Followers and Traffic When Sharing Links

I recently discovered Social Bar, which is an awesome tool that lets you socially-charge the links that you share on social media sites. It not only helps to increase your social media followers, but it great for increasing your blog traffic as well.

From Around the Web

8 Places You Should Promote Your Blog to Get More Readers

8 Places You Should Promote Your Blog to Get More Readers

Image Source: Constant Contact

Blaise shares 8 great places to promote your blog, including: email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. You may just learn some new tips that help you to utilizes these places to their full potential. Are you taking advantage of all 8 of these resources?

Promote Your Blog via Social Media: 5 Often Overlooked Writer Communities

Promote Your Blog via Social Media: 5 Often Overlooked Writer Communities

Image Source: Bloggers

Gaurav points out that there are 5 overlooked writer communities that many bloggers tend to look over. These communities can help to bring you more blog traffic since they allow you to network with other bloggers. I’m sure you know the saying, “you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours.” Well, that’s how these writer communities generally work.

4 Tips for Increasing Pinterest Traffic to Your Blog

4 Tips for Increasing Pinterest Traffic to Your Blog

Image Source: Social Media Examiner

As Mitt points out, Pinterest is growing at incredible speeds. Many blog owners are now realizing just how beneficial Pinterest is as a marketing tool. In this post you’ll learn 4 useful tips for gaining blog traffic from Pinterest. Since Pinterest is an image-sharing site, each tip of course explains how to use images more effectively on your blog.

The Effect of Social Media on SEO and How to Take Advantage of It

The Effect of Social Media on SEO and How to Take Advantage of It

Image Source: Social Web Tools

Steven explains the changes that have occurred at Google and how SEO has evolved socially. Instead of keywords and backlinks, your search engine ranking now depend more on “the deeper human value of the content they index.” This of course means a greater focus and tighter integration with social networks and social media.

6 Effective Ways to Promote Your Blog Using Social Media

6 Effective Ways to Promote Your Blog Using Social Media

Image Source: Basic Blog Tips

You’re sure to find Noah’s post handy. He brings up an interesting point: “social media and blogging [are] as one.” Because of this it’s important to know the proper ways to market your blog via social media.  This post explains how to effectively use 5 of those methods. Are you using them all?

Do you have any other social media marketing or blog promotion tips to share with us? Feel free to post them in the comments.


Charnita is a full-time freelance writer and blogger with 3+ years of experience, and also the owner of SocialWebTools.info. She's also an early adopter who loves trying out new social media tools along with Web and iOS (iPad) apps. Feel free to connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

13 comments - Leave a reply
  • Posted by Harry on 24th Jan 2013

    Charnita,
    great and informative post! :-)

    cheers,
    Harry

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  • Posted by Hannah on 24th Jan 2013

    Really nicely done post. I run a travel blog that also aims to teach people tips on making money online so I’m always looking for more tips like this, thanks much! Sharing!
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  • Posted by Technology Blog on 24th Jan 2013

    But truly saying that social media marketing promotion is not so easy, i have many likes on my facebook page but when i post a link on my fb page, a few people clicks on my link and gets only some users from facebook.
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  • Posted by Yecruzsulla on 24th Jan 2013

    i usually use twitter search to find question about my niche,
    and the i answering those question.
    it give me some mention and retweet :)

    thanks fo dreat post charnita :)

  • Posted by Shanta Dsuza on 24th Jan 2013

    Hi Charnita, you are telling the truth. Social media can play a vital rule for the new blogger. they can get huge feedback in this are. in fact i also take this advantage when i was new in the online. very well written.
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  • Posted by rate people on 25th Jan 2013

    For youth generation this type of articles was totally bored but your article was fully different and realistic to the young generation for the future life. Good work man! Best wishes for the great creation of this blog.

  • Posted by pinterest marketing on 25th Jan 2013

    Great tips for pinterest marketing. I will implement them in my online business right away. socialbakers, hootsuite and socialkik are great sites for social media where you can increase to your followers and fans.

  • Posted by Peter Mutiso on 25th Jan 2013

    Very useful tips for social media marketing. Nice resources for promotion
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  • Posted by Florett Rivera on 25th Jan 2013

    That’s such a great example of a company/blogger using social media Charnita. Social media consist of set of methods for generating traffic on any website through social networking websites, business networking websites, online communities and blogs.

  • Posted by GPandey on 25th Jan 2013

    Made my day.. very interesting article..!!

  • Posted by Tuhin on 25th Jan 2013

    When getting started with blogging you have to realize that results will take time to appear, and you should write a post everyday to show the search engines that your blog is active. Blogging Tips

  • Posted by Ram Shengale on 28th Jan 2013

    Wow great resource. I think BloggingTips have covered almost everything under social media marketing. Thanks for all the links.

    Ram
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