A blog is really a useful tool to communicate with your customers and users. It allows you to transmit vital information via a web based interface. In just a few minutes you can have a personalized blog up and running, you can make it look professional, aesthetically pleasing and functionally outstanding.
In fact, creating a blog is little more than child’s play. There’s no need for a script or expensive software to create a blog. Using wordpress, you can install a blog in under 5 minutes. You just need to sign up with any blog providers such as Blogger, Godaddy, typepad, etc. Once you sign on, you have just three main steps to have your blog:
1. Come up with a name for your blog,
2. Chose a design template (blog providers have a variety of templates) and;
3. Start posting text and images.
Once it’s up, the world will see your information, google will index your information, your customers will see what you post, and information flow from you to the rest of the world.
Just as easy as it was to create your blog, it is easy it is to maintain your blog. All you have to do is go online to make all the updates. Some blog scripts even offer updating services via email. After you have created your blog, just sign in to your account and begin to customize, create or edit a post. You can replace your current blog template, and customize your blog settings easily. No matter where you are – whether at home or across the world, all you need is an internet connection then you can access your blog and update your blog with content. Your blog may already be able to automatically move newer posts to the top, while archiving posts either by topic or date so you don’t have to bother with moving your content around.
Blogs are not so different from traditional websites so search engines will index your site. The biggest advantage of having a blog with regularly updated content is that search engines give significant priority to newer content that users find relevant and recent. A blog is very unique from a search engine perspective for you, since each post of the blog is assigned a different URL addresses. The search engines will give you more importance for the extensive content, given that each blog post would be treated as fresh and relevant content. Creating good posts to focus on a specific topic will give you the power to chose your keywords while describing your posts. The search engines will give you important power to chose which keywords you want to rank for in search engines, and rank for those keywords. This will enable your site to having greater chances of ranking well within the search engines. Since blogs tend to be updated regularly, search engines can “crawl” through them quickly and easily to index them accordingly, because search engines notice the newest posts first.
One of the main ideas behind the blog is interacting with your customer. This is done by enabling a comment field to your posts which allows readers to offer their comments. This encourages the visitors to come back which allows you to get a better understanding of your customer’s needs.
Web hosting for your blog can be very cheap if all you need is a blog. Anyone can start a blog within a few minutes. A blog gives you all the features provided in the blog site, and this can sometimes rival some full-blown websites. Blogs can also allow you to earn money as a blogger. This is done by displaying advertisements, sometimes you can earn up to $10 per click!
Blogs provide you with virtually unlimited space, because all you need is text, which is really tiny in terms of the disk space it occupies. You can load as many posts as you like on your site. It can be as many as a thousand or even a million; the blogs can handle it. Besides all this, you can upload as many videos and images as you like in your blog. The main purpose of the blog is to be online presence which can help build your business. With the blog you can show products and product demonstrations and comparisons with complete pricing.
In short, the blog is quick to setup, versatile, cost effective, easy to maintain and so much more.
At HostingXtreme, we can set up your blog by providing you WordPress hosting. Our starter pack, starting at $1.51 per month is perfect for a starting out blog. It provides you all the features you need to start out, with a blog and provide your business the required visibility needed for marketing and providing you a platform to put your business out there.