The Buzz About Blogs

BLOGS

Did You Know?

•    There are more than 125 million blogs on the Internet.
•    50% of Americans online have read a blog, and 12% of Americans online have created a blog.
•    95% of the top 100 newspapers in the U.S. have reporter blogs.

Good for
Enhancing your online reputation and the search engine optimization of your website.

Not Good for
Selling products.

Cost
Free to create a blog.  Premium content features and domain names are extra.  Ghost bloggers charge between $25 and $50 per post.

Tips
•    Post on a schedule, and focus on a few related topics.
•    Moderate your blog for SPAM and offensive comments.  Respond to negative comments.
•    Fletcher Prince can help you create a blogging plan, set up a custom-designed blog, teach you how to blog, and even write blog posts for you.

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About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a public relations and marketing consultant, and owns Fletcher Prince (www.FletcherPrince.com). Follow Mary on Twitter @FletcherPrince.

Posted on April 22, 2009, in Blogging Tips. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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