A great way to expand your business is with a blog. You can have an international audience that rivals local newspapers.
Here are three tools that can help you.
This is a platform where questions are asked and answered. This is a goldmine of potential blog posts ideas for you. You always want to be on the lookout for problems people have or areas of concern or topics they’re just curious about.
Quora is excellent for that. Select your topic and start looking around. Your next ‘hot topic’ blog post idea is waiting for you.
You can also use Quora as a promotional tool for your blog, too. Just answer questions with relevant links back to on-topic posts in your blog.
Google Keyword Planner
Knowing what people are searching for is job number one for generating traffic to your blog. You don’t have to guess. Use this tool to find out a number of searches there are for your keyword(s) or phrases. You’ll also discover how much competition there can be in those terms. You can find related keywords here, too. These could make good topics for your next posts.
When you find some good keywords work them into your blog post title and content.
This browser plugin helps you share web pages with your social networks with just a few clicks. Sharing content is a key metric in this social era. It can put you ‘Top of Mind’ with your connections and bring traffic to your blog. Set this cool tool up once and it’s always there waiting to help you and it saves you time, too.
Blogging or content marketing is an ever-growing marketing strategy to expand your home business and it’s cost-effective since it’s essentially free.
Use these cool blogging tools to make a bigger impact.