7 ‘Need to Know’ Call to Actions for Your Blog
Does your blog have a call to action? As a blogging coach and having reviewed a number of blogs the one thing that most blogger forget or don’t have is a call to action.
You just researched, planned, and wrote an amazing blog post. It is captivating, engaging and you know you have great content. In you mind you are thinking, “Everyone is going to comment & share this once they read it.”
You post your blog to your favorite social sites and now you site back and wait for the comments to roll in!
After a couple of hours nothing. You get some comments on your Facebook page that tell you how great the blog post is… but no comments on the blog itself?
Frustrated you don’t understand why people are not commenting on your blog and why there seems to be so few shares? What are you missing?
For many bloggers it is the call to action. Unfortunately people are not mind readers and if you don’t tell them what to do… how are they going to know what is the action you want them to take?
7 Call to Actions for Your Blog
1. To get more comments
Ask your readers to leave comments with their opinion on the subject discussed. This works great if the subject is general enough so almost anybody can contribute with a comment.
2. To get additional tips on a subject
Ask your readers to give you tips and advice on specific ideas in the post. This works great if your post is structured a comments is a “top 5″ or “best of” and is really targeted to your blog audience.
3. To get more blogging ideas
Ask your readers to tell you what they struggle with. This works great when you have not exhausted the subject of the post so your readers can tell you easily what they need.
4. To get more shares on social media
Ask your readers to share, tweet, or pin your post. This works great when your social media sharing buttons are right at the end, at the bottom of your post.
5. To get more blog subscribers
Ask your readers to sign up to be notified when your next blog post gets published. This works great if you have a series of posts and you build anticipation for the next blog post.
6. To get more email subscribers
Ask your readers to sign up for your newsletter. This works great if the contents of the post is closely related to the freebie you are offering as a gift for signing up.
7. To get more sales
Ask your readers to buy your a product you have for sale. This works great when, in your post, you present briefly one main idea that your product helps them with and then you end with the link where people can buy the product.
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