Running Into Oncoming Traffic
Your mother told you not to play in the street. This is not your mother writing.
Find the busiest avenue you can and step recklessly into it, eyes wide open.
You will get the attention you're looking for.
you are blogging down a country road, where daily rush hour can be
tallied on one hand, it's time to redirect that local highway o'er
The real estate industry is writing and reading blogs at a furious pace. If the former is you, without the latter, it's time to start risking your neck on major traffic avenues.
You have found your chops over the last few months, you've got a handle on your core message, the blog looks sweet... you're ready for some serious readership.
Take that knowledge to the streets. Hit the most traffic'd blogs in your industry and start participating.
1. The moderators will begin to notice you and your blog. If either is worthy of mention, it will happen
2. Readers will begin to notice you and your blog. If the latter is worthy, it will be noted and you will gain readership.
Beware, you are going to get the truth. If you are ignored, it's not because they didn't read what you wrote.
If readership doesn't steadily increase it's not because they didn't check out your blog.
Find your voice, find the audience, and give yourself a chance to be heard.
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