Blog Help

In today’s blog help we are going to cover the 5 mistakes that most bloggers are making and how it is hurting their lead generation and sales.

Getting a blog up and running takes less than 20 minutes nowadays. Being a really inexpensive method for building a business more and more network marketers are turning to blog.

Here is the downside, most of them are spinning their wheels with no leads in sight. They’re frustrated because they have ZERO traffic to their site and they can’t understand how people are creating success. What are they missing?!?

So I want to share with you a little bit of blog help. These are the 5 mistakes you need to avoid and implement.

5 Mistakes You Could Avoid

1. No Email Capture Form – This is one of the biggest ones I always see missing. The purpose of a blog is to capture leads and in order to do that, you need to have an email capture form on your blog. I recommend using an autoresponder because it helps you keep track of where your leads are coming from. It also allows you to stay in contact with your fans. My recommendation is Aweber.

2. No Call to Action – You have written an amazing blog post… but now what? Do you want your reader to comment, sign up, or share your content? Then you have to tell them what to do. Don’t just assume they know, tell them the action you want them to take.

3. Posting with Purpose – What is your purpose behind your post? Training? Education? Selling a Product? Reviewing a Product? Create a story around your purpose.

4. Hiding Social Media – Make it easy for your fans to share your comment. I have been on blogs where I have to hunt to find a social share button. Make it obvious and don’t restrict yourself to only ones you use. Let your fans share!

5. Be Consistent – Not just the obvious of posting but within your blog niche. If I am a blog about online marketing it wouldn’t make sense to do a post on how to groom a dog with a pair of scissors. It may be relevant in my life but not relevant to the blog niche I am talking to. So know your audience and be consistent in your message, training, and purpose.

The purpose of this blog help is to keep you on track. I want you to be successful. My goal with every blog post is to teach, train, and educate. Blogging is so much more than just the post itself. It is a community of like-minded people.

Each blog help post creates another layer of success for your business. So don’t be afraid to check out more blog help under the tab, online marketing. These are tools to help you grow and master your business online.

If you are in need of even more blog help or just wish you had a step-by-step recipe to creating a successful blog then grab my course Blog Ingredients.

Your success is my passion. If you got value out of this blog post, Are you making these 5 mistakes with your blog, like and share on your favorite social media sites.

Share your comments on how you are using your blog to build your business. Always curious about your blog.

Yours in Gratitude,

Chef Katrina van Oudheusden

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    9 replies to "Blog Help: Are You Making These 5 Mistakes with Your Blog?"

    • Baxter Cribbs

      Awesome info and a reminder to me to get busy again. You might have fallen off of the wagon but my wagon broke down, I really should say I did. But it’s on the calendar.
      And for any others (and Katrina) reading this, it is an awesome blogging course, from knowing nothing to a blog like this. A Truthbomb from beginning to end.
      For me, it is a little longer than 20 min to create a content piece but I am on it.
      thanks for the inspiration.

    • Heidi Albertson

      Love this blog and your tips. A great reminder, not every post has to lead to a paid product or service but, can be training and education with a CTA for comments or shares on social media.

    • Freddie

      I really like your blog.. very nice colors & theme.
      Did you create this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you?
      Plz respond as I’m looking to construct my own blog and would
      like to know where u got this from. appreciate it

      • Katrina

        Hi Freddie. I created this blog myself. I teach others on how to replicated this type of blog through my course, If you would like to learn more I suggest you check it out! Happy New Year!

    • Sophie Bowns

      A good tip for gaining traffic, is to comment on lots of other blogs!

      • Katrina

        Commenting is important and having create conversation with comments helps too. What type of community are you creating with your blog?

    • Bonnie Gean

      I don’t see too many blogs doing this “doggy talks” on an IM website, but you can bet if I did, I would say something to the blog owner. ROFL

    • Tandy Elisala

      Thanks for your great blog tips. I appreciate them all. I need to do a better job at creating a call to action. That’s a ‘duh’ but obviously not everyone does it. From now on, I am! I’ll check out aweberform as an auto responder as I’m looking for a different provider. Thanks!

      • Katrina

        Hi Tandy! Glad you got some value out of this post. Sometime we miss the obvious, I know I did for a long time. Have fun with you blog! Looking forward to seeing you back here again! 🙂

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