Writing blog is a smart option to promote your business, personal information and things you like. And you always wanted to have a good target audience to read your posts. So far you have created your blog first and then tried to find its audience. What if you get your audience at first and then start writing your blog? You think that is impossible? Welcome to the world of social networking sites! Millions of friends are waiting there for your first blog post. Join social networking sites, make friends and then start blogging.
Social networking sites have groups on everything. There are groups for blogging in these sites. People with blog writing ability join social networking sites offering personal blogging facility. If you have personal blog site, your blog update news can be posted in social networking site.
Popular social networking sites like MySpace have its own blog writing section. Blogs.myspace.com is the section for MySpace blogging. You can find categories like food, fashion, life, movies, music, pets etc. that link the subject for your blog best. On Facebook you can link your external blog with Facebook. The application that helps you to link Facebook with your blog is called ‘Blog It’. Another social networking site named Bebo (short form of ‘Blog early, blog often’), is filled up with funny and informative blogs of individuals.
Facilities for blogging in social networking sites
Target audience: Your friend groups on social networking site can easily read your blog posts. Users who love to search posts on blog site, can easily find your blog if you include proper keywords in your writing.
Linking profile: You can link your blog with your profile. People may feel interest about you by reading your blog.
Communities: You can find communities of bloggers in good social networking sites. These communities or groups are formed where bloggers read each other’s blog and post comments on fellow bloggers’ page.
Networking among social networking sites: Consider the case of Bebo.com. You can see your friend’s updates on other social networking sites if your friend has an account on bebo.com. If anybody updates his content on Twitter, Flickr and Facebook that update you can see on Bebo. That means if you keep your blog updates on Twitter or Facebook and have a Bebo account, your friends can view it.
Free site promotion: If you have your personal blog site, you need to promote it to all major searched pages. Writing blogs on social networking has one advantage. Social networking sites promote your blog pages to search engines. Without knowing any web promotion method, your blog will get good search engine ranking.
If you have your own blog site, you can promote it very easily by submitting link on the social networking sites. Your blog site should have worth readable content for your readers. All you have to do is to exciting information on the topics that generate curiosity among your readers. Social networking sites are giving you a large audience. You have the responsibility to feed them through your blog. Do this. And you will notice how your fan list is growing exponentially through social networking sites.