Blogs are wondrous things! You can do so much with them such as promote a business, write interesting articles, exchange ideas that help others, promote a product or service or just write about the issues of the day.
There are many ways to promote your blog such as email marketing to friends, family and coworkers. Another way to promote your blog is with an email newsletter. Try putting in your email newsletter several parts of your blog. This will spark interest and people will come and check out your blog.
Then, think about Facebook and Twitter. These sites often post certain blog posts and that can bring even more people to your blog. For example, you could tweet a small portion of a blog post or put in a comment about your blog post; posting what is most interesting on your blog. Any topic that is interesting; tweet it! You may be surprised with the results.
Another way to promote your blog is with a site like LinkedIn. There are many groups on this site where you can start a discussion and this can attract others to your blog site. Most importantly, always keep the content on your blog interesting and current. People respond the most to blog sites that share topics of interest; where they can find out certain information that other sites don't have. So, keep your posts updated, fresh and interesting. It is also important to know your readers and their interests. Knowing what people are interested in, is very important and will help to sustain your blog site.
To conclude, promoting your blog is not hard to do. All it takes is time, energy, sending out an email newsletter or putting a few words on Twitter or Facebook.