We’re getting to the end of our time together, and in these last few days I like to look to the future and see how we can use what we’ve learned over the last few weeks on our blogs.
Today’s challenge is a simple one, although it might take you a bit of time, but it shouldn’t be skipped. We’re going to switch from creating content and the day-to-day of building community with our readers, and do things that are a little more long-term and strategic.
Today is all about growing your readership. I’ll discuss some of the drawbacks of focusing solely on content (as in a “build it and they will come” idea), and why it’s not going to do you any favours if you blog on a whim without a focus.
I’m also going to give you guidance when it comes to where you spend your time, who you are talking to, and how to find readers who will love your blog and what you do. I’ll tell you how to make a list that focuses on these things, and how to figure out what opportunities there are for you to join those readers and make an impact where they already are.
We’ll also have a look at where you are now and if the habits you currently have are serving you. And if they’re not – well, I’ll guide you through how you can make a change to blog to the right audience more effectively.
We’re almost there! Let’s go out with a bang.
Click here to listen to day 29 of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog series on the ProBlogger Podcast.
- Finding Readers: Strategies for Building Your Audience in 2015
- How to Find Readers for Your Blog
- 5 Ways to Attract More Readers to Your Blog: Social Media Examiner
- No Blog Traffic? Here’s a Simple Strategy to Seduce Readers: Copyblogger
- How to Get the People to Your Blog: Fat Mum Slim
Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger
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