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Old 21st March 2013, 01:08 AM   #21
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If you don't know what content to put in a blog, why do you think you need one?

Usually a blog is made to host content of a certain niche/subject, or just about anything. It could be a mix of interests.

If you're doing a blog for affiliate / ecommerce reasons - stick to the subject/market, and provide unique, valuable information that people would want to link to.

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Old 21st March 2013, 01:16 AM   #22
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A good place to start would be Wordtracker's questions research:
https://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/keyword-questions

You can go to that site and put in a keyword (such as something related to your business or industry) and find questions that people are asking. Then, use the question as the title of the blog post and answer the question in your blog post.

You can also search Google News for various keywords--and find/report/comment on industry issues.
That site requires registration after entering a single keyword. Does it have an expiry on free usage?



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Old 21st March 2013, 03:37 AM   #23
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It's worth considering your writing style too. There are tons of similar blogs on the net, so it's helpful if you put your own spin and experiences on your article.

We find the blogs that work best for us are the ones that give the reader advice or options and don't just tell a story.

If you're writing for other sites, it's worth considering the audience; so the articles we write for Micro business sites, don't tend to cover topics that would only apply to large corporate organisations.

Stuff like this is pretty good: http://blog.kissmetrics.com/5-digit-email-lists/

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Old 21st March 2013, 09:25 AM   #24
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It's worth considering your writing style too. There are tons of similar blogs on the net, so it's helpful if you put your own spin and experiences on your article.

We find the blogs that work best for us are the ones that give the reader advice or options and don't just tell a story.

If you're writing for other sites, it's worth considering the audience; so the articles we write for Micro business sites, don't tend to cover topics that would only apply to large corporate organisations.

Stuff like this is pretty good: http://blog.kissmetrics.com/5-digit-email-lists/
The best is to write about things that you are an expert in. Who wants to read a blog article from some guy who just re-wrote something he found on the internet?

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Old 11th December 2013, 11:27 PM   #25
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Title is most important part of the blog so create always eye catching title and create always unique content for your blog.

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Old 16th January 2014, 07:28 AM   #26
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Hi everybody, can any one help me regarding blog posting. I am very confused what to write in my blog(you can see in my signature) as it is all about machines & equipments like steel rolling mill machinery, plants, roller conveyor, sprockets, an so on.

It is very difficult for me to find some good ideas so that I can write some good blog posts on this blog. As I do not want to post something similar to what I have posted earlier.

Because of this the no of visitors have also decreased to my blog, as consistency has broken.

Any help/ideas please.

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It is not a problem to re-address a prior topic.

Especially if you have had the blog a long time... sometimes you have different angles on the same topic - it is all good if everything helps in some form.

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Old 22nd January 2014, 06:53 PM   #27
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This is tough one! I would say think up some topics that you can write more than 10 posts on ahead of time (I call these content pillars). Some ideas off the top of my head: Interviews (maybe of machinists, employees or major players in your industry), Educational (how ___ machine works and what it's used for) I will echo the advice above - do some research on what your target audience wants to know. Once you have your target market defined create personas to help you really understand who your are blogging for. This class might be really helpful: http://skl.sh/1i23PjJ

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It is not a problem to re-address a prior topic.

Especially if you have had the blog a long time... sometimes you have different angles on the same topic - it is all good if everything helps in some form.
What kind of audience is there? If there are avid readers then you could also announce that you'll be spacing them a little more apart. How often were you posting? One a week isn't a bad idea. That's a total of 4-5 a month. You could ask for some ideas from colleagues, or look around the web, and come up with something of your own.

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Old 26th January 2014, 05:08 AM   #29
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A common mistake is that you must always write about your company, the things you provide and services. It is your blog and you can write about anything! Sometimes, having a break in the norm and posting about something that maybe happening in your area is just as effective. If there is a large event happening near to your business, blog about it. People from the area will be searching for it on the internet and if your blog covers it, come to read and in turn learn about your company when they may not have known you before. Also, if you have been keyword targeting your geographical location, a blog post like that would help.

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What kind of audience is there? If there are avid readers then you could also announce that you'll be spacing them a little more apart. How often were you posting? One a week isn't a bad idea. That's a total of 4-5 a month. You could ask for some ideas from colleagues, or look around the web, and come up with something of your own.
I think this depends on the amount of traffic you are looking for.

If you are doing it for fun, then sure.

If you want to really get seen, especially when you are starting out, you may want to post once a day!

Personally, I DO just that... I have HUNDREDS of posts, because I have sometimes done more than one blog in a day.

It is all about what you want to accomplish with though, ultimately.

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