You may have read here that having a blog can be beneficial factor in your job search (or career). In addition, you have been told here the reasons blogging are numerous and here on how to get started. Now that you have a one, or at least, want to start one – how do you get it read and noticed by those in the blogosphere?
Whether your blog is focused on your career field, major, or hobby, there are three ways to draw in readers while making connections with other bloggers. Consider these tips below:
Commenting. Much like being a guest blogger, commenting on other blogs can create awareness about you. Using links in your comments can redirect new readers to your site as well.
Use Social Media Forums. Both Twitter and LinkedIn are great for spreading your content – engage with the users in Twitter chats and LinkedIn groups.
Be A Guest Blogger. Writing a guest post for another related or well-known blog will you exposed to other readers and boost your credibility. For tips on how to create guest blog content see here.
Doing one or all of these tips can keep your blog focused, professional, and aid your personal brand.
Do you have a blog dedicated to your job search or career? What do you blog about?
Katie Lewis is currently a senior at Florida State University and will graduate in May 2012 with a B.A. in Editing, Writing, and Media. Minoring in Communications and attending her first meeting of the Florida Public Relations Association Student Chapter inspired her to pursue a career in public relations.