Finding other bloggers
to connect with is an
important part of blogging!
Building your own network of bloggers
you know takes time, dedication,
It requires you to learn how to
find new blogs, stay connected,
and publish content others will
want to come back to.
But what happens when
you’ve reached a
seemingly dead end?
It’s been weeks since you met a new blogger,
and your readership has dropped significantly.
You’ve been blogging the same way,
but your connections within the community
seem to be diminishing.
If you’ve been experiencing this lately,
then this post is for you!
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Today I’m sharing ways to help your blog reach more people! I’ve followed all of these tips and ideas myself and seen very positive results over the years. The tips can be tweaked to fit your niche, work with your blog, and accommodate your own personal blogging style!
Easy Ways to Help Your Blog
Reach A Wider Audience
1. Write posts of varying lengths!
This is a very easy one to incorporate into the way you write posts! When you share a post that’s 2k words, then a week later you write one that’s 300 words, then the following weekend you share some of your recent photography with minimal captions, you’re offering your audience a nice selection of posts to choose from!
Depending on the subject matter and how much time your readers are able to dedicate to reading your posts, you’re giving more people a chance to get a lot out of your content.
2. Expand your blog’s content to include more topics
This may not work for a blog with a very specific focus, but it’s something to consider if you’d like to reach more people! Think about your hobbies and interests, what you enjoy talking and thinking about, and you may just come up with some new category ideas. Find fun ways to fit your favorite things into your blogging niche!
By creating new categories and tagging your posts with new labels, you’ll spread the word about your blog through the Reader to a wider audience.
3. Share posts with varying formats
I really love it when a blogger writes posts with different formats! Here are some examples of types of posts:
- list post
- quote collection
- a tag/award
- day in the life
Sharing posts with varying layouts and formats gives your blog versatility, intrigue, and it helps your audience get to know you better!
4. Involve other bloggers!
You can interview bloggers, write posts that were requested/recommended, collaborate with another blogger, do an award/tag and nominate people, or host a Question of the Day! (A blogger I know and fellow LTBL team member, Selina, does this on her blog often, which I really love!) People really enjoy getting involved, and I know how excited I get when I see my name/blog mentioned in someone else’s post! 😂💕
5. Continue to interact with your readers (especially on their blogs!)
This one may be obvious, but I’m going to include it anyway. 😉 When I’ve taken time off from reading blogs, I feel increasingly disconnected from my audience, because then the comments my posts get is a one-sided interaction from my commenters. While they may continue getting to know me through my posts, if I’m not interacting with them on their blogs, there’s not much room for a happy blogging friendship to flourish. So do the best you can to give back and support their blogs, too!
Thanks so much for reading! I hope you found these ideas helpful and that they can help you to grow your blog. ❤ Let me know in the comments:
How do YOU connect with other bloggers? Have you used any of the tips in this post? We’d love to hear from you!
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Maggie @ maggie’s doodles is a 20 year old girl who loves to sing, laugh, dance, and blog. She’s been blogging since 2010 and enjoys sharing what she’s learned with others!