Four Simple Ways to Network with Other Bloggers
Networking with other bloggers is very important if you want to blog to succeed. Other bloggers can not only provide you with valuable back links, but also necessary exposure to make your name in the niche. Most famous bloggers network with other bloggers. You cannot expect to succeed in the field of blogging all by yourself.
Just writing high-quality content is not sufficient if you want to succeed in blogging. While it is true that high-quality content gets ranked well in search engines, it is also true that it takes time before it is discovered by other webmasters and bloggers and linked organically. Thus it is essential to actively promote your articles/blog posts and try to create back links from high quality websites and blogs.
There are many techniques to create back links. For example, you can use directory submissions, article marketing, direct link exchanges and various other similar techniques. These techniques work well provided you use them properly and don’t do them excessively. However, nothing comes close to networking with other bloggers for promoting your blog posts. This blog post, I will explain about four simple techniques that can help you in networking with other bloggers more efficiently.
Commenting on other blog posts is an effective way to network with other bloggers. It is quite simple and is a no-brainer. All you to do is find interesting blog posts and post relevant comments about the articles. However, it is important that the comments you post be relevant and not excessively critical. Use your real name while commenting as it will add to your credibility. Many people use targeted keywords as the username. This practice better be avoided.
Blogging about other blog posts
If you find an interesting blog post, you can write your opinion about it on your blog. Most blogging platforms leave a ping back when you link to particular blog posts, so the blogger will know that you have written something about his/her blog post. Ensure that you write a genuine article and again don’t be excessively critical. Don’t get into blogging wars!
Blogging and Webmaster forums
Many bloggers and Webmasters often visit blogging and Webmaster forums such as Digital Point. By joining such forums, you can directly interact and network with fellow bloggers and webmasters. There are also many other advantages of joining such forums. Try to find three or four good forums and actively participate in the discussions. It will be quite helpful in the long run.
Guest blogging is a very good technique for building back links and your reputation in the niche. It is quite simple in principle. All you have to do is write high-quality articles sent request other bloggers to post them. And normally most bloggers will accept guest posts because it is quite advantageous for them as well. If you ask me, I would say that guest blogging is the best technique for building back links and your reputation in the blogosphere.