Day 20: The Importance of Building Relationships With Other Bloggers
Guess what, you don’t operate in a vacuum. You need readers and people that help spread the word about your writing. It just makes sense to work with other bloggers. If this isn’t something you’re already actively pursuing, I hope today’s blog post inspires you to do so.
It’s a Quick Way To Get In Front Of Someone Else’s Audience
You work hard to grow your audience and get in front of as many people as possible. Other bloggers work just as hard on the same goal and chances are that even if the two of you are in the same niche, you have somewhat different audiences. If you can build a relationship with a fellow blogger, you can each grow your reach and get in front of each other’s audience.
You Can Grow Faster Together
With the support cross promotion brings allows everyone concerned has the opportunity to grow more quickly. It isn’t just your readership that will grow. Your lists will grow faster, your social media reach will grow faster, and your search engine rankings may improve as you support and help each other. Together you can grow your blogs much faster.
Readers Want As Much Content As They Can Get – Help Them
Think about yourself as a blog reader. When you’re interested in a topic or getting into a new hobby, you want to read and learn as much as you can. Do you read just one blog? Of course not, you read everything you can find. Your readers are the same. Help them out by pointing them to other great blogs in your niche – and if you have a relationship with those bloggers, they will return the favor.
Mastermind to Learn Faster and Get Better
Last but not least, let’s talk about how you can become a better blogger by networking with others along the same path. We all figure out different things that help us in our blogging career. By masterminding with other bloggers, you can speed up the learning curve and get ahead much faster. Share what you’re learning, what’s working and what isn’t and grow together toward becoming better and more successful bloggers.