Running a blog is no easy task considering the amount of effort required to consistently produce content for your subscriber. The blogging experience is, however, fulfilling and it feels good to know that whatever your blog is all about, there is someone reading it and perhaps getting some invaluable knowledge about something or just having a laugh.
Whether you are running a blog for personal fulfilment or you use your blog to drive the sales in your business, there is no denying that every additional subscriber increases the value of your blog. The truth, however, is that you have to put some extra effort in order to get more people to subscribe to your blog. This task is easily achievable and you can improve your blogs subscriber rate with these simple tips.
1. Create Quality Content
There is no two ways about this. Your content has to be of high quality and add value to your readers. Think of the areas your target audience would be interested in and create informative and well written content in these lines.
2. Ensure That Your Blog Is Attractive
In blogging just like in other areas of life, first impressions matter a lot. Make your blog outlook interesting and attractive enough to captivate new visitors and encourage them to go through the blog content. The bottom line in this case is to ensure that new visitors stay long enough to read your blogs and be interested enough to want to visit your blog again.
3. Increase Traffic To Your Blog
Creating quality content is not enough, you need to advertise your blog to make it popular. Tell your friends about your blog, use social media to popularize your blog and ensure that your blog content is search engine optimized. Encourage your readers to share your blogs with their friends to gain more readers. More readers will translate to more subscribers especially if through your blog you create a strong bond with your readers and request them to subscribe to your blog.
4. Make The Subscription Form Stand Out
Your readers do not need to look for the subscription form, it should be right there for them to sign up. Use a bright attractive color for the subscribe button and be clear that the subscription is free of charge. The sign up form should be simple enough to ensure that any interested person can fill and complete it in a short time, preferably in just a minute or less. This makes subscribing to your blog easy and convenient for your readers. You can even go a step further and just request your readers to subscribe to your blog.