In episode 20, we covered the various things you should consider before launching a new blog/website. Continuing with the series “Launching The Blog” David and I cover a lot of ground as it relates to getting the site off the ground. When you listen, be prepared to hear a lot of useful information as we moved from topic to topic pretty quickly.
Mix of Content
First Impressions: Design
Logo and Branding
Design or in our case: WordPress theme
Basic Advertising Considerations
Ads now or later?
Basic Ad Terminology:
Which ad system to use?
Why is Social Media promotion is important?
Which social media site fits our niche?
Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Mixx, Delicious
*Tip: Don’t always seed your own articles, but get them out there anyway you can
Beyond Social Media
Using network connections
Call to Action
Ask for people’s opinions
Ask people to do something (comment, submit story to digg, etc…)
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LENGTH OF EPISODE – 1 Hour 11 Minutes
NEXT EPISODE – January 29th, 2009 at 7 P.M. EST
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