Blogs And Your Work From Home Internet Business
By Tom Worsley
As a work from home internet business entrepreneur you have several really good tools on the
internet you can take advantage of in order to build your work from home business. A blog is just one of those
tools that you can use and should be taking advantage of.
In recent months blogs have become more and more popular all over the internet. A blog, or weblog,
is a personal Web site updated frequently with links, commentary and anything else you like. People maintained
blogs long before the term was coined, but the trend gained momentum with the introduction of automated published
systems, most notably Blogger. (http://www.blogger.com) At blogger.com Thousands of people use services such as
Blogger to simplify and accelerate the publishing process. This makes it very simple to create several 100 pages
within a site all with the same look and feel but with different content. This of coarse is exactly what the major
search engines are looking for.
There are several reasons why a work from home internet business entrepreneur like my self would
use blogs in their arsenal of marketing tools. The number one reason for me is to gain better search engine
exposure. I have several blogs already started. Two are merely work from home business article databases. Every
time I write a new article or find a good one someone else wrote, I submit it into my blog which crates a new page
in my site. The search engines will find and spider this new page. I also have a work from home tips blog which I
try to post several good tips to each week. This is all great content for my work from home internet business web
site that my visitors will hopefully want to read.
Blogs also create opportunities for more search engine submissions. Recently with the popularity of
blogs special blog search engines have started to emerge. The only way you can submit to one of these special blog
search engines is if you have a blog yourself. Blogs create a special rss or xml files that these search engines
will look for.
Setting up your blog may initially take some time and effort but it’s made much simpler if you use
blogger.com. But do not use bloggers hosting service. Be sure to use your own domain and hosting service. This will
get you the best results with the search engines. Once you have chosen your main template look and feel of your
blog all you need to do is keep posting new and good content that your readers would be interested in to your blog.
Eventually over time you will have 100’s pages of great content that your visitors will enjoy reading all spidered
by the major search engines giving you more traffic and exposure.