In this day and age, having a prominent online presence is an essential part of any business. With everyone you see constantly on their laptops, tablets, or smart phones, it’s no wonder that blogging and social media are the best ways to get attention from consumers and clients. Still not convinced? We’ve compiled a few reasons why you should set up a blog for your business ASAP!
Blogs help increase traffic.
Is your business website not attracting a lot of traffic? Having a blog puts a fun, readable spin on the topics that are important to your business. Reading an interesting profile on one of your current clients or an honest review of a competitor’s product makes your business appear more accessible. In turn, this can lead to an increased number of people heading to your website, which is what you want!
They help you communicate with your customers.
The best thing about blogs is they create a platform for easy communication between you and your customers. Reading comments on your blogs forum can assist in problem-solving and customer relations. Having an easy way to communicate also shows that your business is accessible and cares about the thoughts of their customers.
A blog helps establish your business’s place within the industry.
How do your potential clients know that your business is reputable and knowledgeable within your industry? You demonstrate that your business is the best in its field by advertising your competence on your blog. This could be anything from a review of a new product, a profile of a prominent individual in the related industry, or a shout-out to your most loyal customers. If your readers begin to trust and respect what your blog has to say, they will also trust and respect your business.
Blogs are excellent marketing tools.
Your business’s blog shouldn’t be the only marketing tool you employ, but it is definitely an important one that should not be forgotten. The more traffic you attract to your blog, the more attention you will receive. Plus, blogging is very cost-effective. Every single post you publish on your blog is a long-term marketing tool, because it may appeal to any given person at any given time.
Establishing and maintaining a blog is extremely important for your business. Through increasing traffic, communicating with customers, and finding a place within your industry, you will market your business and promote the products and services you have to offer. Blogging helps businesses succeed and thrive.
Over to you! Is there anything we missed about the importance of creating a business blog? Post in the comment section below; we would love to hear your thoughts.
Hi! I'm Michelle Christie your online marketing coach, helping busy and overwhelmed business women maximize and monetize their business through proper planning and brand positioning to create profits.
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