10 blogging tips that increase shares & engagement
Are you getting enough traction with you blogging efforts on social media? Do your readers spend several minutes on your blogs or are they disappearing in seconds? There are several blogging tips that can boost engagement with your readers but in the past couple years, there are a few that have proven to be very useful for us at Top Dog Social Media. We were honored to be named one of the 10 Top Social Media Blogs of 2014 by Social Media Examiner and really had to reflect on the things that made us different this year.
We realized several important lessons and incorporated them into the following blogging tips to help you better connect with your readers. Each tip aims to help you achieve one or more of these goals:
- Increase time spent on your blog
- Increase blog comments
- Encourage more shares across all major social networks
1. “How To” Blogs: Stop Telling Readers What To Do, Show Them How
Focus more on providing “how to” tips and information that readers can immediately act upon. Being vague with your tips makes people think your content is fluffy and