Bloggers struggle a lot in their journey to getting noticed among the sea of writers. A major challenge they face on this journey is planning and creating great content. Sticky Blogging is a new tool that addresses this and other issues.
Sticky Blogging involves posting problem-solving write-ups and has the ability to grab user attention.
According to CoSchedule, there are six human emotions which when stirred in the right direction through a write-up can prove beneficial to the blog. Out of these six, fear and anger are two of the strongest emotions that stir readers. After all, it is an emotion that compels your viewers to follow your work further and get share it with others.
Rouse your reader’s emotions; start a post with a problem, provoke their minds and make them curious enough that they read it until the end.
Now that you know how to create great content to glue your readers to your blog post, it is time you aimed for subscriptions. Subscription is a call-to-action for the readers coming to your blog. Make it glaring!
Send invitations for subscriptions, set a pop-up alert on your website, and educate your viewers about your subscription methods. Personalize your blog, do your branding on it, and add genuine descriptive information that will help you connect with the readers.
Express gratitude by sending thank-you messages upon getting subscriptions. If one of your posts gets higher traffic, then analyze the factors that contributed to it and make sure to apply them in your future posts. Get yourself engaged in your blog’s comments section and increase your user interactivity as interactive blogs are “stickier”. Include comments, polls, competitions, and projects in your blog.
Promote your blog on social networking sites where users are more likely to “stick.” Provide more social channel options for social-media visitors to follow your blog on. This way you can direct your followers to your blog and let them “stick” to it.
Building great content that includes a problem-solution approach, by actively getting into the blog and by going social, bloggers can make their users stick to their content and can get recognition for their art.