Boost Your Business with Blogging
(Business Blogging Part 1)
by: Kerry Beck

Business blogs are incredible online marketing tools that save you thousands of dollars, providing great business opportunities in just one click. Blogs are user-friendly, customizable and a flexible medium for disseminating useful
information so you can position your products in the market.

Companies engaging in business blogging have a definite edge over its
competitors. Here are some advantages:

WORD-OF-MOUTH
In a survey, there are currently 14 million blogs with 80,000 more being added
each day. About 30 percent of the 50 million users are blog readers. Imagine
how much gain your company will have if your products are advertised through
blogs. With the internet, information spreads so quickly, especially if an
impressive write-up goes with your product. Soon your blogs will be passed on to hundreds of possible customers.

AWARENESS & LOYALTY
Open communication with your customers creates trust and loyalty among them. Being there to respond to their questions and comments make them all the more willing to try your products and services.

FEEDBACK
Blogs is good for product research and reviews. It would be eAsier to improve on your products if you observe your customers’ thinking and behavioral patterns. You can also take immediate action to your customers’ concerns as you read their comments on your blog
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COMMUNITY HALO-EFFECT
Bloggers are reasonable, friendly and helpful. They are more than willing to create blogosphere of comments regarding your product. The only thing you have to do is embrace and take active part in the culture. Your product will surely be considered in their next stop to the supermarket.

For better marketing results, actively promote your business blogs by submitting your blogs to blog search sites and directories. Do not forget to paste your URL into your blogs. Your blogs should contain exclusive information with value. Always be sure your blog is updated to keep readers popping in, reading up your blog, moving on to the next post and clicking for updates.

Blogs are like a setup booth in the biggest trade show on earth everyday, the world-wide web. Marketing possibilities are just around the corner waiting to strike your sale scales up.

The Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds are an important tool to be used in conjunction with your blogs so you get the best benefits. Use effective keyword phrases to generate high ranking status in the search engine traffic. In this way you have better chances of people finding your website leading to your blogs. More traffic means more potential sales.

For this to be successful, you can use RSS for news update feeds. Those feeds can be read through an RSS reader application. This is a very useful tool for business and internet marketers as well.

Discover how to start your own business blog in Part 2, How Can You Start Your Own Business Blog?

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(c) Kerry Beck

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Kerry Beck teaches 7 simple repeatable steps to starting a Christian Home Based Business. For a free CD explaining those steps, visit Start Home Business right now.


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