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By Kristen Dabrio

5 Steps to Improving Your Business BlogSmall issues might be preventing your business blog from taking off and reaching as many people as possible. If you want to learn how to improve your business blog, you need to learn simple techniques that will get more visitors interested in checking out your company. Luckily, there are easy ways to build on the business blog you’ve already put time into and improve your overall marketing strategy. Here are 5 steps to improving your business blog and getting more people interested in your products and services.

1) Update 2-3 times a week

If you already have a business blog, but you haven’t been updating frequently, try to increase the number of times you update weekly. A good goal to aim for is 2-3 times a week, so you can keep your content fresh and up-to-date. A business blog should be a priority, not something you update when you can find the time. Keeping your blog active will help improve your SEO and keep you higher in the Google rankings. Every blog post is an excellent opportunity to improve you company’s SEO, so keep a schedule for your posts.

2) Add Photos

Adding photos to your blog posts will increase your chances of engaging your readers. Also, including photos with every blog post will make it easier for you to share your posts on sites like Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. Photos catch your reader’s attention and make it far more likely that they’ll click-through to your blog post. Adding photos is a simple way to increase engagement.

3) Share on your social media accounts

If you’re finding that not many people are checking out your posts, try sharing them on your social media sites. Give your followers every opportunity to see your posts and make sure they can find them. Sharing on your social media sites also lets your followers know when you updated your blog. Social media sites also make it easier for users to share your posts on their own timelines, which will help increase your reach. There are ways you can automatically post your content to your sites when you update your blog, so look into those options.

4) Utilize links and keywords

Incorporating links and keywords in every blog post will help improve your SEO and make it easier for readers to find your posts in a Google search. Connecting your posts and utilizing keywords also helps organize your blog in order to create a pleasant user experience. However, it’s important you don’t overload your posts and make it hard to read. Do your best to keep a nice balance.

5) Interact with your visitors

One of the most important things you can focus on in order to improve your business blog is engagement with your visitors. Answer any questions and concerns they might have, reply to them when they comment on a blog post, and encourage feedback. Keeping your followers engaged will help build customer loyalty and increase the chances that they will purchase from you. This will help humanize your brand and make your company approachable.

Try following these steps if you want to see improvements with your business blog. All of these things are simple and take small amounts of effort to accomplish, so get started today! Does your company run a business blog? What has worked for you? Share with us!

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