You’ve just taken hours to painstakingly write a long, well-researched blog post. You click publish and…crickets. This is a pretty sad scenario, but definitely a common one. It takes awhile to build a following, and writing is only one-half of publishing a blog. You also have to promote it, and that means more than just tweeting it and posting on Facebook.
Today’s Watch is going to give you a few tips on how to promote your blog posts without spending a cent on ads.
It starts with linking to outside sources. Once you’ve linked to these sources, email them, tweet them, do whatever it takes to get in front of them to let ‘em know that they’re included in your blog. They’ll likely share your content since you mentioned them. This tactic works so well that we even do it (just don’t tell anyone).