This week on Maine on the Blogs, we are going to talk about a few things you should consider before you start your first blog – or before you revamp your old one. Blogging successfully (however you define success) requires you to be at least a little bit organized, have strategies for dealing with commons pitfalls of blogging, and the ability to be flexible.
Run A Giveaway Like A Pro! One powerful strategy to boost page views, increase email subscribers, and drive traffic to the like button on your blog’s Facebook Page is to host a giveaway. People love to win stuff! With the right planning and with clear goals in mind, you can host a successful giveaway. This […]
Last week we walked through a step-by-step tutorial on how to create a Facebook Page for a blog. The reason why a blog owner would want a Facebook Page is that Facebook is the best social media platform for drawing attention from far and wide to a specific person, event, or brand. Not only that, […]
By now you’ve heard of Facebook Pages and have probably heard folks talking about their “insights”, “stats”, and “reach”. Creating a Facebook Page for your Bangor Daily News (BDN) blog is a marvelous way to increase your readership because you are exposing your blog posts to a potentially larger pool of content consumers. Not only […]
Last week we talked about how to structure an About Page that can highlight your accomplishments. This week we’ll talk about the ways that your About Page can act like a resume and how to use the same information in your About Page across your social media platforms. RESUME An effective About Page will tell […]