One of the most disheartening experiences for a newbie blogger is the realization that nobody’s commenting — or even reading — what you’re putting out there.
The vast majority of blogs are abandoned after a few short weeks, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Don’t assume that people will instantly start reading your sterling prose; some PR and outreach are required. After all, how are readers even supposed to know about your blog in the first place?
Even the apparently simple blogs that are successful have a done a lot of marketing work behind the scenes. It takes more than great writing and high-quality pictures to be a success. Here are six ways to get attention for your blog. Ideally, you should use them all to get off the ground floor. Proper blog management requires at least one hour per day apart from the writing.