Starting a blog is easy but making a blog that stands out from the crowd is difficult. Your blog represents your business so establishing yourself as a go-to source is essential. However, you’re not alone.
There are Millions of blogger along you, and many of them are already successful and, then there are other who are trying their best. If you’re a newbie blogger; want to stand out out of the crowd, then give this article a shot & you’ll learn how your can growth hacks your Business.
Here are 6 ways you can stand out as a beginning blogger:
1. It all begins with epic content
Well, this saying is not new to the market. The fact has been well known that it all starts with epic content now. If you publish the contents that solve the query of your audience, then you are most likely to become an authority within your blog niche.
Once you cracked the secret of writing epic content, then you will definitely stand out from the crowd. This type of content will help you to get social shares, comments; and most important it will drive you backlinks from the authority sites.
Practice writing viral content, then not only will you get direct hits to your article, but Google will also love your blog, and it will help you to improve your blog’s SERP.
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” –Albert Einstein
2. Don’t stick to one type of content
This is the biggest mistake newbie bloggers do, but it’s not discussed that often. Newbie bloggers just stick to the one format, i.e., writing plane articles all the time. This is 2016, change your mind. Publish Infographics, and videos on your blog.
Yeah, you heard it right. Newbie bloggers never post infographics and videos on their blogs. If you can’t publish videos at least, try to publish infographics. Infographics not only help you to increase your social shares but it also helps you to get mentioned on big authority sites within the same industry.
According to WebDAM, the human brain processes visual data 60,000 times faster than text. And, 65% of your audience are visual learners. So to capture the attention of your 65% audience make sure you publish infographics.
3. Learn how to brand your business
Branding is important for every business be it for a small firm or big firm. The ultimate goal of every business is to establish themselves as an authority in their industry. Yeah, Newbie bloggers know the importance of branding, but they are often misjudged. They consider logo and their content/services as everything about branding. Yes, these two things do matter, but branding is more that that.
The future of branding is engaging — appreciate your customers’ intelligence by not giving everything away up front. Generate some deal and allow them to discover more about your brand for themselves. This is the way to encourage representatives who delight in telling other people what they have discovered.
4. Connect with influential bloggers and build relationships
Newbie bloggers often suck at building relationships. They often find it worthless. However, It’s essential to build a relationship with influential bloggers because it will help you grow your blog and business with a rapid pace.
They are already authorities in their industry so leverage the power of connecting with them, the ultimate way of growth hacking success. They can quote you on their blog or retweet you on Twitter, or you might get an opportunity to guest post on their blog, and find a ton of new readers for your blog. Your view or opinion can help you impress the audience within the same genre, and that will make it easier for you to expand your blog’s audience.
5. Stick to the schedules
According to the coschedule, 22% of the bloggers find it hard to find time for their blogs, and 11% bloggers find it hard to post content consistently. If you’re consistent, then you’re definitely going to be in the spotlight. If you’re one of them who update their blogs once in a month, then it’s not going to help you in any way. So, be consistent.
Forget all those excuses, publish content once a week, and then promote it on various social medias especially Twitter, and Facebook. We all know that these 2 are the major platforms that have every kind of audience.
If you’re finding it hard to publish quality content once a week, then it’s going to be hard for you to become a stand out blogger. Go through that initial pain but that will definitely pay off in the following time.
6. Be inspired and be positive
It’s going to be hard in the initial stage, but it’s worth it. And, every blogger/entrepreneur goes through the same pain. Sleepless nights are going to break you but don’t give up. Be positive and stay inspired. It’s the fear of failure that will not let you stand out from the crowd.
You have to keep trying and keep experimenting what works for you business. If one strategy fails, then go and make another but don’t feel down because that’s the part of life.
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
Often, people compare themselves with the successful people, and that makes them feel unfortunate. Always remember they too went through the same pain, and tough period but the only thing that didn’t let them quit is their ruthless aggression and passion for their work.