One year ago, my father asked me, the young internet entrepreneur, “What’s a blog?” I paused for minute. I had heard the term before … but I couldn’t answer him. I honestly didn’t know. Little did I know that so many people would soon tap into a new type of gold mine and make money with blogs.
Web 2.0 websites are also toting a new sense of web design style! Those hues of blues and oranges, shiny reflective, yet simple buttons, and CSS driven templates, give the web new standards. Your website should definitely implement these new trends, and if they don’t OUTSOURCE a project to a programmer. Ask him to style your website with CSS 2.0! It shouldn’t be very expensive at all.
There is fun to experience. It has become completely socially acceptable, and sites are full of all kinds of individuals from all over the world. You can join in this instant communication and have fun meeting some great singles.
I studied many of the blogs that are out there on the Internet, particularly the ones relating to my niche. The more I read, the more I liked. I was surprised to learn that some of the top websites in my niche were actually blogs. They ranked high on Google and all of the other search engines. And no doupt, they were making sales.
Set up Google Alerts for people or brands that are either your competitors or that reach a complimentary audience. Find out who is covering them. Maybe they will want to cover you too.
When you search for WoW related get inspired or blogs that mention World of Warcraft, you might find that there are so many, you don’t know how you will keep up with all of them or go through them properly. This is why you can make use of helpful features such as RSS feeds. This will allow you to view all of your favorite WoW blogs through a feed reader to scan the headlines first and see what you want to read over.
Most affiliate programs will give you an affiliate website (sales page), banner or link to advertise. If you decide to advertise the affiliate program website you can not add or remove items from the website. Creating a blog and linking to your affiliate website gives you more control over design and content.
Remember that it is always a long road to build any kind of business and having an online business is the same. This long road can only be travelled one step at a time.