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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

7 Simple Ways to Build Your Blog Authority

Making money through the blog or the blog is actually NOT a simple case of PPC banner ads in the sidebar of the blog, writing paid reviews, or offering independent ad spot. NOT. Because if the problem is just as easy as that, at this time there would have been very many Indonesian bloggers earn millions and even hundreds of millions of rupiah per month.Instead, make money through blogs is actually a matter of building authority blogs that should begin well in advance before the PPC banner ads attached, before applying for the program paid review or prior independent ad spot offered to prospective advertisers. To sum up: building a blog authority to be conducted before you make blog monetization.

Actually what is the authority of a blog?Simply put, the authority of the blog is "an accepted source of expert information or advices from a blog" or a reliable source of information or the advice of an expert or a blogger. A blog is often a referral authority for other blogs. For example, Darren Rowse property is a blog that has authority in a particular niche make money from blogging. Or, is a blog that has authority in your particular niche copy writing for the blog. With a powerful authority possessed by the two examples above blog, visitor traffic has increased, stronger branding, advertisers huddled dollar purse and was getting thicker. In summary: a blog that has the authority has much greater chance of making money than mediocre blog.Then what about the strategy to build authority blogs?Here are seven ways to build authority blogs that I extracted from my own experience over to his blogging activity since 2006. Although it may not be the best strategy, especially the most perfect, perhaps what I've done can be a source of inspiration for you to begin to build authority for your blog.

7 Simple Ways to Build Your Blog Authority

1. Focus on Interests, Hobbies and Your Expertise 
A blog that has a definite authority focused on a particular topic. The more in-depth mastery of a topic, the higher the level of authority of the blog. Returning to the example above blog, and CopyBlogger managed to blogs with high authority because of the focus on ONE specific topic. So start focusing on interests, hobbies and expertise truly mastered. Do not just go with the flow and emerging trends in the world of blogging. For example, if you have an interest in the art of paper folding or origami, it never hurts to write about a variety of issues concerning the Origami, rather than simply went along to write about topics that make money from blogging does not actually mastered. Believe me, one day, a blog on the topic Origami yours was definitely worth the experience could be a model for writing about topics make money from blogging if the blog is actually making money. By writing topics that interest or hobby, you will also be able to enjoy blogging for a long time. Remember, if you seriously want to pursue blogging, then inevitably you have to be prepared to survive in the long term.To do lists: 
1. Begin to explore interests, hobbies and skills mastered. 
2. Start writing at around common interests, hobbies and expertise through your blog. 
3. Do not underestimate the small and trivial topics that do not see people. Write down whatever your interests and hobbies.

2. Give The Best For Readers 
Focus on interests, hobbies and skills is the first step, but you can not stop just to be here. The next step you need to do to build the authority of your blog is to try to provide whatever is best for your blog readers. This means: start writing the best articles for your blog readers. If possible, start writing pillar articles related to the topic of your blog. Just a reminder, pillar articles are articles that are fundamental, timeless and a body of knowledge for your blog. By writing articles pillar in your topic of interest or control in your blog, then you have begun to invest to build the authority of your blog. In addition to writing articles pillar (and another article), try to always give all the best for your blog readers.To do lists: 
1. Start writing articles pillar in the topic of your blog. 
2. Try to always present the best articles for your blog readers. 
3. Keep the rhythm of your writing so that the articles you write are always weighty.

3. Show Evidence, Not Theory 
Everyone can read the book and cites the theory of the book. Everyone can "teach", but not necessarily able to do what he teaches. Similarly, many people can write with a quote from another blog, but not everyone can write based on personal experience. Because not everyone can have a personal experience that he actually did. One of the key if you really want to build the authority of your blog is: start writing your own experience. Show me the evidence, not theory. If necessary, use pictures and images that can strengthen your writing. With authentic evidence, then your readers will trust you more. Without presenting evidence from your own experience, then your blog will only be one among thousands of other blogs that merely "quoting" from other blogs.To do lists:
1. Begin to recall and inventory your personal experience as a matter of your blog. 
2. Write an article based on your personal experience. 
3. Do not just "quote" or reports from other blogs.

4. Get Endorsement From Other Bloggers 
Authorities you have will be stronger if you get an endorsement (recognition or support) from other bloggers in your niche. By getting endorsements from other bloggers, blog readers then you will be more confident with the authority you have. Remember that one of the most effective ways to promote your blog is to allow others to promote your blog. To obtain endorsements from other bloggers, you can ask directly to other bloggers or provide an opportunity for other bloggers to engage in the activity on your blog.To do lists: 
1. Begin to establish more intense networking with other bloggers in your niche. 
2. Elegantly ask for endorsement to other bloggers in your niche.

5. Show Proof Your Authority 
Other people need proof that your blog is a blog that has authority. If you already have enough evidence, it never hurts to show proof to your blog readers. One proof of the authority blog you can show is the number of subscribers your blog RSS feed. The more the number of RSS feed subscribers to your blog, the stronger the evidence the authorities that you can convey to your readers. So, it never hurts to ask RSS Reader Counter on your blog. In addition to a number of RSS feed subscribers, the number of Twitter followers and the number of comments can also be an indicator of the authority of your blog. The formula is the same, the more comments on your blog, the higher the authority of your blog. If you do not have sufficient evidence, it never hurts to start building a proof of authority your blog from now on.To do lists: 
1. Begin registering service providers such RSS Feed. 
2. Begin displays and Comments RSS Reader Counter Counter on your blog. 
3. Start showing Twitter Follower Counter on your blog.

6. Help Other Bloggers With Your Authority
Build authority problem is not merely to build a blog. Instead, build authority blogs is actually a matter of building your reputation. In other words, build authority means nothing if you do not build a good relationship with the community of bloggers in your niche. Therefore, start helping other bloggers with expertise you have. Give space for your blog readers to ask questions and learn to you. You can begin to build the foundation of your blog readers community by providing assistance to them sincerely. The more you much help readers of your blog, the more powerful your authority.To do lists: 
1. Begin to establish a community of readers of your blog. 
2. Offer assistance to the readers of your blog related to the skills you have.
3. Try brainstorming ideas on how you can help your blog readers.

7. Keeping Authority With Kind
The last step you need to do to build up the authority of your blog is to try to maintain the authority of your blog. The trick? It's easy. Be humble. Be honest to your blog readers. Never lie to your blog readers. If by chance you are not able to answer any questions you blog readers, there's no harm in telling the truth and convey what it is that you can not answer the questions you blog readers. Also, do not be arrogant. If yet you have a decent accomplishments you are proud of, to convey a fair and courteous manner. By being honest and stay humble, you have delivered a message to the readers of your blog that you deserve to be referred and trusted.To do lists: 
1. Start getting used to being honest and humble. 
2. Answer questions readers of your blog without having to lie to them. 
3. Do not be arrogant.

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