Writing an seo friendly blog post is the prime objective of every blogger, for this he best effort to make his blog post popular. But only publishing blog post is enough for him, or he should do some other things to promote blog post..? Yes of course, because he needs blog readers, the regular visitors for his blog content. He has to adopt some ways to increase traffic to his blog.
So you need not worry because I’ve compiled some conventional along with some other unique ways to get readers and to notify the search engines after publishing a blog post.
6 Things to do after Publishing blog post:
The following is the list of those things that a blogger should do after hitting publish to a blog post. You may consider them as a checklist because the more you are in practice to do that the more returning readers you get for your blog.
1- Let Search Engine Knows about your latest Blog Post:
Although the famous search engines will notice the change or update in your blog content or about latest blog posts but still then you should take some steps to notify them about this. For this you may use the followings:
- Use Ping services: There is a lot of online ping services available (both free and paid) you can search and submit your blog URL easily to them.
- Submit Sitemap to Famous Search Engines: If you are using Google, Bing or Ask webmaster tools then you need not worry much, because these search engines have the option to through which you can manually submit sitemaps to them. This will notify the search engines and they will soon be updated with your content. There are also many other small search engines that can fetch plenty of traffic to your blog for this you can use Free web submission, Diggza, Add url Free, Add me and much more.
- Use RSS Syndication: There are a lot of online web directories available to use your feed as an update, you can search and submit the famous list to these RSS web directories.
2- Shorten the blog post URL:
With your existing permalink post address, the user may slip or will not to click the URL, so a smart idea is to make its short URL, so that a reader may click it, just to know what is behind that short URL. There are a lot of free online URL shortening services available to make URL shorten like bit.ly , by choosing these services will also give you tracking of the visitors who used that short url.
3- Share it on the Social Media:
Social media is the most reliable platform whose traffic will not be affected by the Google Algorithm Update. Because the traffic from these sources will not organic. So the most important thing after publishing blog post is to share the content on the famous social media like facebook, twitter, Linkedin, Stumbleupon and etc. The WordPress user can share this with a single click by adding some WordPress Plugin. There is also some of the website available online that can provide you the facility to submit URL to all famous and important social media sites with one click.
4- Use The Power Of forums to Spread the words :
There is a huge list of SEO forums that can be used to promote your newly published blog post. You may search these forums and find your related blog post, you need is to participate on these forums and share some words about your blog post. This will help to increase blog traffic.
5- Start Blog Commenting:
Make a list of niche related blogs for blog commenting (you may prefer the comment luv enables blogs) and comment them regularly especially when you have published a new blog post.
Blog comments will not only introduce you to your community but will also help to fetch readers to your blog.
6- Add Your Latest Blog Post to Email and News Letter:
If you are using email marketing to promote your content or have some newsletter then do not forget to add your latest blog post link as a signature to your email because this is the more frequent way to let other know about the update of your blog. Be sure to add the brief description about the latest blog post.
up to you know: I know there are more to say about the things to do after publishing blog posts, so waiting for your quick response and let readers know through comments what should be added to make the post more useful.