We are always trying to be creative and thinking of ideas to make our blog unique every now and then. Why is that so? We want to stand out from millions of blogs out there. Nobody will bother to read your blog if you are just another average blog without your own personal view and voice. To stand out in a crowded blogosphere is not easy. Blogs come and go easily. It’s been estimated most blogs would not be able to last for a year when they got started.
Traffic and money are two main reasons that caused people to give up their blogs. Traffic is by far more important of the two as more traffic have a bigger chance of making you more money. In order to attract more traffic, your blog has to withstand the fierce competition from similar blogs. How do you do that? Make your blog stand out. Below are 7 tips to make your blog stand out.
1. Know your strength
You need to know your strength. Knowing your strength will provide you extra edge for you to work better on your blog. For example, if you are good graphics, you can make outstanding images for your post to make it stand out. You can ask yourself these questions:
- What are you good at?
- Are you creative?
- Do you have some special skills?
2. Show Your Worth
Showing your worth on your blog not only make your blog sticky, but it encourages return visitors. Give massive value in your post. Write like nobody else can write. Provide solutions for people. People visit your blog for information that can help them. You just have to show your blog is worth visiting.
3. Develop Your Brand Consistently
Your domain name, logo, blog design and Gravatar represent your brand. You need to use it consistently for people to associate the brand with your blog. Having a unique design and logo are able to differentiate you from millions of blogs out there.
4. Stick to Your Own Views
It’s important to know that you don’t have to follow majority views regarding a topic. Have your own unique stand on a subject can make you easily stand out from the rest. Just be sure to back up your facts when you are very strong with your opinion.
5. Show Your Care To Your Audience
By showing how much you care for them and aiming on helping your readers achieve their objective is a great way to maintain loyal visitors. It is an additional reason for them to choose your blog over the others.
6. Get Your Head Above The Rest
Be the first to achieve something that is remarkable. Imagine you are the first professional blogger. The first to write 20 posts in a day. Unleash your creativity. There should be some uncover achievements that we can think of.
7. Curb Your Fear
Afraid of trying new tools and technology can be a disrupt to your growth. Getting your hands-on new medium can give your readers a good surprise. Don’t be afraid of trying something new. If you move your step ahead of your competitors, you are easily noticed in a crowded blogosphere.
It is by no means easy to get your blog notice initially. But with patience and hard work, there is no reason why you can’t get your blog to stand out from millions of blogs. You need to have more belief in yourselves.
- What else do you think is required to make our blog stand out?
- What is the most important aspect that make a blog stand out?