Blogging is an essential way of reaching out to your target market and should be the foundation of any social media strategy. They provide something of value before asking for anything in return.
A blog (or weblog, from where the name originated) is basically an online journal, discussion or diary located on a website.
Unlike the more traditional media stories and press releases, blogs aim to engage in a more informal way, providing a more authentic form of communication.
Blogs can contain a wide range of information and data, which can also be supported with images, videos and animated GIFs.
Sound familiar? Then you’re not alone.
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Blogging is an essential way of reaching out to your target market and should be the foundation of any social media strategy. Just take a look at some of your biggest competitors and you’re sure to see that they take their blogging efforts seriously.
Reasons to start a blog:
· They engage with your desired audience in a more informal way, driving brand loyalty and helping readers feel that they know you, your business, and your product / service offering.
· They provide an opportunity for you to promote your services and products, share your expertise with useful insights and information, which...