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#5: Become A Source Of News In Your Industry
Blogging culture thrives on linking to others blogs or news sources.
If you want to be part of that culture, benefit from it and grow with it, you need to listen to what others are saying, form your own opinions and comment on that.
Your readers will start looking to you as a resource of news and opinions about industry you represent and that builds your brand equity.
But always remember to give proper attribution to your sources and be clear when you are quoting from someone or you could get into trouble.
#7: Use Your Blog To Network
Networking helps you build up a list of people who know and trust you enough to refer business to you.
By linking with others, whether A-list bloggers or your own peers, you can build your own influence and reputation in your blogosphere.
In part 4 of this article series, I provide tips on using your blog help you boost your marketing ROI and visibility online. http://www.blog-maniac.com/marketing-with-blogs4.htm
Priya Shah is the CEO of eBrand360 http://www.ebrand360.com She writes the Marketing Slave blog http://marketingslave.com and publishes an internet marketing newsletter http://www.ebizwhiz.biz. Subscribe to her free Business Blogging eCourse. http://www.blog-maniac.com
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