5 Places to Promote Your Blog For Free
By Manoj Ram
If you want more exposure for your blogs without spending money on advertising keep reading. With the rise of social networking websites, its no longer necessary for you to use paid advertising methods to get exposure for your blog. Here are 5 popular websites, people use to promote their blogs for free.
This site is very popular among teens. Its a social networking website where you can create a free account and start posting about you or any topic that interests you. From time to time you can mention about your blog. For example if you have a blog about dog grooming you can write some tips on dog grooming and mention your blog at the end.
This site allows you to create what is called a 'lens'. Its similar to building a website but you don't have to know HTML to create lens on Squidoo. It has a user-friendly WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor that allows you to create your lens without any coding experience. If you want your blog to be shown when people search for related information on Google then it's a good idea to create a lens on Squidoo and mention the link on your lens.
With HubPages you are free to, post opinions, share advice and write reviews.Like Squidoo, creating a hub page does not require any technical expertise. You can write something that is related to your blog and provide the link.
This is a popular video sharing site which allows users to upload videos for free. You can record yourself speaking with a flip camera about a subject that is related to your blog and mention the blog at the end of the video. Another option would be to record a short tutorial using a screen capture program like Camtasia or Camstudio and upload that recording to YouTube. But don't forget to mention your blog in the video.
Twitter is a micro-blogging platform. Where users post updates otherwise called 'Tweets.' If you permit, people can access your updates on Twitter and you can also follow the updates of others. As, you get more followers you can mention your blog in your updates. Since this is a social networking site do not post the links to your blog often. If there is a new post on your blog do post an update on Twitter. Once you start getting more people on your blog you can start making money using Internet marketing techniques.
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