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How to Engage Readers on Your Blog

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HPvD:
I have a several theme specific Blogs,
and with a Blog,

You also want your readers to read the Comments & Replies you wrote
your readers back, and the Comments & Replies that other readers wrote, and

You also like to see your readers to have
an interest in both:

- Previously written blog posts,
- the New blog posts,

and - it goes without saying - especially

- in the Upcoming blog posts that are yet to come,
that are going to be published!

One of the things that I do is to engage you as a reader is to
Look for interesting topics to write about and,
obviously to write replies to your comments & replies, and also in new blog posts
to also link to some of the previous Most Popular Posts, that already did
proof to have your readers interest.


What do you do to engage your readers...?





GSchooner:
I'd say a good title is a must - possibly something that poses a question? Or even makes a slightly controversial statement (but not offensive  ;)).

The 'Top 10' types of article on sites such as medium and YouTube seem to get their share of attention.

You'll need to get people onto your blog in the first place too, in my (limited) experience, people are unlikely to stumble across your website these days: you'll need to share your articles through Facebook, Instagram and other social channels to build up a following.

Oh, and of course a good image...

HPvD:
Thanks for your reply GSchooner,

A good title indeed is a must, I also read about making it a Promise can help to peak the interest of you as a reader.

Also List posts also work well, and we also use some social channels to build up a following.

Thanks for mentioning that, talking about building up a following;
feel free to Follow us on Twitter :)

We have several interesting Twitter-Serials, and a growing following on our Twitter.
With Twitter the Hashtags are great to make us findable, when you
search on specific keywords.

The great thing is that we also have many Twitter followers that
have many followers themselves, and they frequently Re-tweet our Tweets scaling our audience,
especially when we have multiple Re-tweewers for our Tweets we have a big reach.   




HPvD:
Besides getting a following through our Twitter,

We recently also do seem to grow a rather big following on Pinterest!
We even also begin to get you to save our Pins!

BTW, reminds me to say, not only to thank you for Following us on our Twitter
and for Commenting, Liking and Re tweeting our Tweets,

Also Thanks for Saving our Pinterest Pins !

It does make sense that as photographer/designer we have
plenty for you to see, like our Photography, like for example
our Photo Collages, Funny Cartoons, and even Mosaic Art!

Just as I write about writing on my Writing Blog,
On my Digital Camera-ideas blog I write about our
Photography.



 

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