more tips on blogging success for 2007

Assuming that you’ve made the decision that you want to be a successful blogger, Darren Rowse (the six figure blogger) has added his tips on How To Market Your Blog in 2007. The shortlist:

Get Your Own House In Order

  • Write well, write consistently, don’t give up
  • Become an expert on something
  • Design is more important than you think
  • Get Your SEO On
  • Publish full feeds
  • Do interviews with other bloggers
  • Break important stories
  • Have a contest
  • Publish original research
  • Put out Press Releases
  • Work your long tail
  • Answer your comments, in your comments, and off blog
  • Spend time to create links and trackbacks
  • Get Your MyBlogLog widget and work it, work it, work it (in a nice way)

Getting the Word Out

  • Join a blog carnival
  • Join blog network
  • Participate in forums
  • Participate on larger blogs in comments
  • Join Blogburst
  • Participate in Darren’s contests
  • Submit to blog directories
  • Submit to Google sitemaps
  • Submit to article directories
  • Get interviewed
  • Get listed on a news aggregator, or blog aggregator
  • Create free stuff for yourself and give it away
  • Create free stuff for other people
  • Pay for pub

Connect, Connect, Connect

  • Make friends with other bloggers
  • Guest blog
  • Volunteer, intern, scut-monkey your way into a blogger’s graces
  • Get hired
  • Network in person
  • Join virtual groups
  • Cross promote

Make Social Media Work For You

  • Facebook
  • Join Helium
  • Yahoo Answers!
  • Create a Squidoo Lens
  • Use MySpace Marketing
  • Get Dugg / Netscaped / Reddited / Stumbled upon

Oh, wow! I can’t even count the items listed that I never would have thought about. Of course, that means I’m not doing them.

Providing full feeds? I wasn’t doing that, I am now. I think I’m going to go through this post, item by item, and start some positive new activities.

Author: Paloma Cruz

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