The world of social media has become increasingly popular over the last few years and for bloggers this comes with great benefits! Social media is a great resource for spreading the word about your blog, sharing your posts, and keeping connected with your followers!
If you are new to blogging you may not know the benefits so lets break them down:
Twitter: Twitter is a great way to stay connected with your followers while following others who interest you. There aremany ways that Twitter can benefit your blog:
Facebook: Facebook is a favorite for many. Not only do you get to keep up with friends and family but Facebook also allows you to create a business fanpage that you can use just for blog related items if you don't want to mix the two! Here just a few reasons why facebook is a social media favorite:
LinkedIn: Linkedin is great for professional/ business blogggers. It's a great way to connect with others in your niche. here are a few perks on Linkedin:
There are MANY other social media resources but these are just a few to get you started. It is definitely a good idea to at least set up a Twitter or Facebook account. It really can do your blog wonders and readers love to have different ways to follow you.
Remember when you sign up for either of these that you add a widget/button on your blog that links to your account so people know how and where to follow you!