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<ul><li><p>10 Top Blogging TIPS For Local Businesses</p><p>Presented by: Soji Adeyanju+44 (0) 796 103 6915adesoji@deyansystems.comwww.deyansystems.com</p><p>Company Logo</p></li><li><p>Tip #1Choose a Blog Platform that Best Fits Your Business Needs Self-Hosted Gives you full control and more options, so this type is recommended. E.g. is WordPress</p><p>Hosted Limited options and less control, but OK to use as a starting point. Most popular hosted blogs are Tumblr, blogger.com &amp; wordpress.com</p></li><li><p>Tip #2Use Relevant Keywords in Your Blog Posts People enter certain keyword terms when searching for local products or services</p><p>You should use keywords that are relevant to your business in your blog posts</p><p>This will help you rank higher in the search engine results drawing in your target market</p></li><li><p>Tip #3Incorporate Location-BasedSEO in Your Blog Results are geo-targeted, so this will help you capture those who are in your particular area</p><p>Include your citys name in your blog post headlines</p><p>Dont over-do it</p></li><li><p>Tip #4Keep Your Posts Short and SweetPeople love high-quality content, but do not want to read lengthy, drawn-out content</p><p>Stay on-topic</p><p>Get all of the important points across in a timely manner</p></li><li><p>Tip #5Use Bullet Points in Longer PostsBreak up your longer posts by using bullet points</p><p>More visually appealing</p><p>Makes content a lot easier to follow and read</p></li><li><p>Tip #6Proofread Your Posts Before PostingFirst impressions are everything</p><p>Proofread your content BEFORE posting </p><p>Look for Typos and Grammatical errors</p><p>Unprofessional posts could turn off customers and potential customers</p></li><li><p>Tip #7Use Multimedia in Your PostsPeople are naturally attracted and drawn to content that has multimedia like images, videos, slides, graphs, audio, etc.</p><p>Add multimedia to your blog posts to spice them up and to break up the content</p></li><li><p>Tip #8Remain Consistent with Your Posting ScheduleOnce you start posting to your blog, dont stop </p><p>Do not go months at a time without posting as your audience will loose interest</p><p>Create a consistent schedule to post</p></li><li><p>Tip #9Make a List of Blog Post Ideas Ahead of Time Dont let yourself run out of ideas</p><p>Set aside some time to sit down and write down at least 20 blog post ideas</p><p>Do this every so often to ensure you always have fresh ideas</p><p>Write the content yourself or outsource it</p></li><li><p>Tip #10Provide Value on Your BlogKeep your blog entertaining, informative, educative and engaging for your target audience</p><p>This will keep them coming back for more</p><p>When trying to decide on topics, ask yourself what THEY would want to know</p></li><li><p>If you would like more information about blogging, contact me at 555-555-5555 For a FREE Consultation</p><p>Soji Adeyanju+44 (0) 796 103 6915adesoji@deyansystems.comwww.deyansystems.com</p><p>Company Logo</p></li></ul>