Increasing blog readership is synonymous to being noticed in a crowd of thousands and once noticed increasing your fan following. Every blogger, in his heart wishes to be noticed by as many as possible and that is pretty natural since everybody loves appreciation of his or her work. In this article we will discuss some tips on how to gain readership.
Make your blog a hotspot of interesting topics
A natural way to increase readership is by posting something interesting. It might be that you are a science geek and you have nothing interesting or eye catching but the way you frame the post matters a lot. You need to make it interesting enough by spinning the yarn so well that even a layman can understand your research.
This will diversify your following from people of your area to people of other domains as well.
Read other peoples blog
“Same behavior should be done with others as you wish others should do with you”. A famous quote fits well here. If you wish people should read your blog you must make it a habit of reading other peoples blog too. This will create an unsaid bonding between the two of you. And by courtesy other will came to read your blog and that will bring more people inside your coverage area.
Leave a mark on other’s blog
While you read other peoples blog do not forget to leave a comment and appreciate their work. Never leave negative remarks, this might work for one or two events but will deteriorate your image in long run among the group of the blogger.
Allow guests on your blog and became guest member for others
This might at first appear risky but it is one of the best ways to create new relations. Allow some guest blogger to make one or two posts on your blog and appreciate it. This will fetch his blog viewers to come in contact with your blog.
Secondly became guest member for blogs of your genre. In this way you will came in direct contact with more audience. Post one or two posts in guest column and once your posts became popular divert the traffic on your blog.
Use social networks to advertise and connect
Increase your social networking via Facebook and twitter and join or create writers community. Posts your blogs link in the communities and this will fetch you huge readership. This is the easiest medium for promotion of your blog. Create community and post interesting articles. Your community should have link of your blog so that once the reader likes your posts he or she is easily diverted directly to your blog.
Make subscription easy and vivid on your blog. Provide some appreciation for joining the blog along with goodies. Once subscribed it increases your traffic many folds. Add a recommend tab on your blog. Provide some easy goodie for recommendation to at least five people and in this way the chain goes longer.
Above were some easy methods for increasing blog readership but remember make your as interesting as possible.