If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already started a blog, wrote a few posts, and have shared with a few friends. You’re off to a great start, but are wondering how to take things to the next level. As you’re probably already well aware, a “follower” is worth much more than a “visitor.” A visitor stops by, but never comes back. A follower stops by, immerses themselves in your content, and maybe even shares your blog with their own followers. They come back time and time again because they’re interested in what you have to say. Here are some ideas for turning a visitor into a follower: Be passionate about what you write about As a fundamental rule, you need to be interesting. And it’s hard to be interesting if you don’t have a passion for what you’re writing about. Some bloggers (especially business bloggers) make the mistake of being too clinical and devoid of emotion. But emotion is the driving force behind blogger success. If someone wants to read a product manual, they will. They came to your blog for the human element of your writing. Prominently display an email signup form The easiest way to get followers is to get their email address. Even if you have an active social following,
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