2010 Blogging Plan: Part 1 of 5

January 1, 2010 by · Comments Off on 2010 Blogging Plan: Part 1 of 5
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“How does a blog make you money?”

If you’re going to use a blog as part of your online marketing strategy, you’ll need to answer this question.  But a clear answer can be illusive. It’s difficult to connect the dots that lead from blog post to revenue. Nevertheless, many businesses see blogging as a viable way to attract prospects, communicate with their customers, and serve as a real-time public relations channel.

But before jumping into the blogging pool party, make sure you know how to swim — or at least wearing those little arm floaties!  You need to know WHY you’re blogging and how it’ll fit into your overall business goals.  You’ve got to approach blogging like any other business and marketing activity….which means you need a PLAN! Read more