Newport Beach, CA (PressExposure) October 07, 2009 -- If you want an fast way to ease into the blogging world, consider a twitter account. After you succeed at regular tweets, you are ready to start a more detailed blog, if you want more benefits of a blog, like page ranking above your local competitors, consider a blog, such as Blogger, Wordpress, or Typeface.
Here are the major problems with most nutrition blogs that litter the web. Avoid these five major taboos and your blog will reap you dividends many times over!
Mistake #1: Not Blogging Consistently
Think about the blogs you read on a regular basis, do any of them publish irregularly? Most successful nutrition blogs post fresh new content several times a week, many on a regular basis, such as Tuesday and Thursday. To win at nutrition blogging, follow a regular schedule. Successful bloggers often set up an editorial calendar to help guide them through the content. When are you best at brainstorming? Choose a time and create a schedule. When you steadily post quality news content, your readership will grow and you may be able to build a community of loyal followers.
Mistake #2: Blog About You and Your Business
Do you like to read about other people all the time. More than likely the answer is no. Therefore, think of your nutrition blog like a newspaper full of topical information, not just your own press releases. Your audience doesn't care about your business, nearly as much as they want the secret to losing weight, reading a able and internet the latest nutrition study that is being disused in the news. If you use your nutrition blog to republish your press releases potential clients will be turned off. A blog, is not a press room for you to say how wonderful your business is and how much you have grown. Instead, focus on stories, like the couple you together lost 46 pounds after seeking your expert nutrition guidance or highlight tips and tricks for common events, such as healthy dining out on a date.
Mistake #3: Closing Off Communications
The secret to successful nutrition blogging is a allowing a conversation. If you close off communications with your readers, you are making a big mistake. Remember, no one likes a one-ways conversation. If you wanted that, you might as well write a press release. Instead, enable commenting on your business nutrition blog when you set up the nutrition blog. use your nutrition blog comments to connect with your potential clients and current customers. In fact, many a blog post has launched a new idea, service or product that the market was requesting.
If you want to grow your business, consider blogging on other note-worthy nutrition blogs in your particular nutrition-niche market. That way you can increase your number or readers of your timely, informative, and interesting nutrition blog.
Mistake #4: Be Relevant, Interesting, and Current
Nothing will turn off viewers of your blog than stale content, uninspired writing and lack of real news. When you design your blog, you need to consider that visibility of your content, as well as the content. Is the type face readable, is there lack if white space, Is it too cutesy for your audience. If you blog about serious nutrition topics, such as nutrition labeling, you should not have graphics that would appear to a school-aged child. An important point to consider is your target audience and remember that in design, less is often more.
If your goal is to be more visible, than remember that topical nutrition blog should be able to be found when you put the general nutrition area, such as pediatric obesity blog in your favorite search engine. One way to ensure that you are visible to your regular readers is to subscribe to a full RSS feed , such as feedburner, so others can read your content current emails as well as online. For even more visibility, add your nutrition blog's URL in your email signature, on your business cards, your company website and any brochures.
If you want a power boost your nutrition blog, consider using social networking, such as Facebook and Twitter to alert your fans and followers of new nutrition blog content, and then make it easy for your readers to share your blog content with each other through email and social media channels.
Mistake #5: Progress, Not Perfection
Like a good wine, successful blogging will take time and aging. By regularly positing to your nutrition blog and marketing, you will succeed. In general, it is very usual for a nutrition blog to be a success in a few days. those first few weeks and months you will feel that you are writing to no one. Take time and post regularly, you soon will notice the fruits of your labors.
If you avoid these 5 pitfalls of nutrition blogging, you can succeed in the visible world of nutrition blogging. In time, you can be know as a nutrition thought leaders in your particular market niche.