Marketing With Blogs - Part 1

Written by Priya Shah


Copyright © 2005 Priya Shah

Marketers have found that blogs are excellent tools for communicating with their audience. Anyone who has something to sell or an idea to promote can benefit from using blogs.

Corporates like Nike are using blogs to build branding. Microsoft and Sun are using them to communicate withrepparttar developer community.

Blogs have a number of advantages that make them excellent tools for communication.

They are cheap to install and require little or no technical expertise. Sorepparttar 138864 entry point for blogging is very low when compared torepparttar 138865 expense of hiring a website designer.

While building a website is often out ofrepparttar 138866 reach of most solo entrepreneurs, anyone can start a blog. If you canít write or hate to write, you can start an audio or video blog. The possibilities are endless.

Blogs also help you create content that search engines love, and encourage linking from a number of other bloggers who write on similar topics. This makes them excellent tools for getting high search engine rankings and boosting your visibility.

How To Create A Blog

Written by Sean Felker


A blog is an online diary or as some people call them a weblog. They can be about any topic you would like to comment on. Setting up a blog can seem to be a very difficult task forrepparttar non techie type out there. They(the techie types) talk about MYSQL, PHP and you need a reader to read a blog in. Then they say u gotta pingrepparttar 138829 blog.

Is that a new mixed drink or something ? We talk to our children and they look at us as if we come from another planet.

All I want to do is blog.

My Dad being basically computer illiterate a short time ago. HMM I still think he is but I wont say it to often in this house. I wrote these instructions for him and he had had no major problems setting up a blog.

The easiest way to start a blog in my opinion and you may wish to differ ;-) are detaled inrepparttar 138830 following steps:

You will need a reader to readrepparttar 138831 blog you make or someone elses that you subscribe to.

The 1st step is an easy way to get a reader that allows rss feeds to be pulled to your My page.

1. Go to www.yahoo.com and create a my yahoo page. If you have one already go to step 2.

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