10 Things to Do After Creating Your Blogger Blog
We can’t deny the fact that most new bloggers use blogger/blog spot blogging format rather than WordPress.One of the reasons is that blogger platform is easy to manipulate and also a free program owned by google.Now if you already have a blogger blog, take one more step and do these 10 things in your blogger blog.
1.Choose a professional looking blogger template.
We humans love to see beautiful things and if you’ve got a beautiful theme in your blog, your visitors would stick into it some of their time.Having a good – looking blog can capture your first time visitors and would love to explore what is in your blog. Your theme also reflects what is inside in your blog and most people show their first impression into it.
2. Create a favicon in your blogger blog.
Favicon is an icon image that represents your blog’s brand. You can see a favicon in more websites you visit in the left side the site’s URL address.Creating a favicon is very easy and simple.In order to add Favicon to your Blogger Blog,Go to Dashboard then go to layout and then slect edit in the Favicon area to upload your Favicon file.
3. Optimize your blogger template codes for search engines.
One of the SEO basic is having a meta tags in your blog. Now, what the heck is a meta tags? Hmmm… meta tags is a piece of codes that search engine crawlers and spiders use it to categorized your blog’s content.To create a meta tag for your blog, follow the following steps:
1.Go to Blogger.com>> template>>
2.Press(ctrl+F) and find <head> and replace it with the following code:
<meta content='MetaTag Description' name='description'/>
<meta content='Keywords.' name='keywords'/>
4. Create your about me page.
About me page is one of the most important content in your blog. People love to know who is the person behind your blog. Also tell them why they should listen to you.Don’t try to expose your whole bio like sharing your personal life. Just tell them what you can share to them using your blog.
5. Create your at least 5 quality post.
Creating at least 5 quality post serves as your bait that your blog looks like it was already exist long ago. So if you invite your first visitors, they can get more information from it.
6. Register an account on feedburner.
Feedburner is a program that also owned by google and you can also use it for free. After creating an account, burn a feed for your blog.To do this, login your feedburner account and Right after logging in, you can see a bolded text “Burn a feed right this instant” right after the phrase, paste your blog’s URL and click “Next”.
7. Optimize your blog’s design.
In optimizing your blog, you edit and put your desired and usable widgets in your blog’s space. This will also add points to your professionalism as a blogger. To have a clue on what widget you would paste in your blog, just visit other professional blogs in your niche. As an example, you can paste your facebook fan page and twitter widget in your sidebar.Remember to not overdo it or it will distract your reader’s attention and not in your blog content.
8.Submit your blog to some blog directories.
Blog directories are websites that collects blogs or other websites. Submitting a blog to this directories, can help your blog’s visibility to other internet users. You might also noticed that your blog also will be rank.To find these blog submission directories, just open google.com and type “blog submission websites” then you will see the list of blog that have the list of blog submission directories.But before doing that, I suggest you to submit your blog on Blog Catalog and My Blog Log first.
9. Join Social Media Social media is a good source of potential targeted traffic because people who are not aware of what you discussed or talked in your blog will know about its information.One of the popular social media websites these days is facebook.com where it surpassed google’s traffic in US alone. Make more friends in facebook and grab them to your site. Make sure that you’ve a good content in your site to make them impress what information you have shared.
10. Join related forums.
Making friends with like – minded people could help you to be recognized by other people in your blogging niche. Make friends with them and share useful information you have.If you also have some questions regarding some matters that you don’t know about in your niche, you can also ask some help from them.In joining your related forums, build your credibility first before you try to drag them to your site. Or try not to tell them to visit your blog, just share the useful things that could benefit to them and they will likely want to visit your page on that through your signature.My words.
These 10 tips will help you a lot if you have created a new Blogger blog or you are planning to start a Blog in future.
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