Were you aware that Blog is now an official word in the dictionary? Do you even know what a Blog is? If you have a work at home business, you ought to learn. Blogging is an effective and inexpensive way to promote your work at home business. It is simple and can yield good results.

After you’ve decided the subject of your blog, you will then need to register with a blogging host. The most popular blogging hosts are Blogspot and WordPress, both of which offer their service for free. Just go to their websites, follow the instructions and get your blog up and running. You can then spruce up the look of your blog by choosing between pre-designed templates, colours, fonts and designs.

As an example, if a blogger suggests you try a premier blogging system and also you click on the link to blog, that blogger most likely just produced an affiliate sale. They might have received a set dollar amount or even a percentage of the purchase.

F. When you have published a significant number of articles on a blog, be bold to request a special position for your chosen articles. This will not only boost your readership but also your brand image.

Start reading some blogs. Do a search in Google for blogs. If you are a chiropractor, search on chiropractic blogs. If you are a graphic designer, search on graphic design blogs. You get the idea. Read what others are doing and writing about. Email them and build your network with these people. Chances are they aren’t your competitors and they might be very willing to help you and perhaps even collaborate with you.

Let’s be friends are easier to create and maintain. Also, updating and adding content is much easier to do and the owner can learn how to do it fairly easily. blogs rank higher with the search engines as well because the content is added to and updated far more often than with websites.

If you’re carrying a digital recorder, record some blog posts. This works well for business bloggers. Interview people at your company. Interview your boss, or a couple of your customers.

I still hate blogging. But life is not full of doing only those things we like. Use your blog if you are serious about promoting your business. And use your blog if you want to promote yourself. Don’t expect a million hits a minute but don’t be surprised if your blog turns out to be a positive addition to your web presence. I certainly was and continue to be amazed at the results.