Do I Really Need to Blog?

You may be wondering if you should invest the time into creating and maintaining a blog. Do you need it? Is it going to benefit you? Is it worth the time and effort?


Whether it is worth the time and effort is up to you, but maintaining a blog can certainly benefit your business, regardless of what industry you are in. Let’s talk about just a few of the potential benefits that blogging can offer:


1. Engage With Your Customers


This is probably the most obvious benefit, but it’s certainly worth mentioning. A blog provides you with a space to speak directly to your customers, engage with what interests them, and develop your brand’s message. Blogs are a great space to share new, relevant, (ideally) shareable information that is useful to your audience.


2. Optimize Your Site Content


Speaking of relevant information- those interested in Search Engine Optimization and organic rankings may want to (strongly) consider starting a blog. According to Google, posting a steady stream of relevant, high-quality content can potentially boost your rank in search results. Because of Google’s emphasis on relevance and quality, blogging can help your site reach an organic audience.

3. Establish Your Credibility

Last but not least, a well-written blog that connects to your audience can help you establish your authority as a leader on your topic of choice. Regular, professionally written, quality content will help build confidence in your brand.


Blog Written by Kelly Gleason

Kelly has worked as a web designer and business consultant for the past several years. She specializes in helping small to medium-sized business businesses use technology to succeed.

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