5 Places to Share Your Blog Post

You’ve spent the morning typing up your best blog post yet. You put so much time into this one, you just know people want to read it, and should. Hmm. How will they find it? How do you get the people to the post? Where do you share the link to get the traffic you’re looking for?

5 places to share your blog post

Well, you could wait on Google to rank it and see if it turns up in the search results. But, that takes too long. You could pay for ads on Google or Facebook. But, that’s too costly. So, you do what all bloggers do, you share it.

There are many, many ways to share and promote your post, but I’m going to highlight what I feel to be the Top Five.

1. Facebook

Facebook is a place to interact with your fans. Most people are going to hit that LIKE button  because they want to hear what you have to say. Blog posts definitely need to be landing here. Always include an image, always. Images get noticed. Images get shared. A link with an image is great. You could also post an image and put the link to your blog post in the description area. It’s been said that images get shared more often than links, but I doubt links get clicked when just attached to an image. Either way, make sure some interesting image is included when you share your link.

2. Twitter

Twitter is another, smaller, place to interact with your fans. Do not assume that your Twitter followers are also on your Facebook list. I definitely have some people/sites/things that I follow on Twitter and not on Facebook and vice versa. It’s partly my way of organizing my stuff. You should definitely tweet every blog post! When you post to Twitter include your blog title or something catchy and a shortened link. Be sure not to use all 140 characters, leave some characters free. Your goal is for people to retweet, possibly with a comment of their own.

3. Bookmarking Sites

Users of Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit and Technorati are looking for things to read. Submit your blog post and give them something! You don’t need to use all of these, just pick one if you want. I don’t have time to focus on them all so I plan to only use one. This would be a great place to get blog ideas as well. Bonus!

4. Email Signature

I don’t recommend doing this for every blog post, but definitely the good ones. Just add a link to your email signature. I use Wisestamp for this purpose, easy to set up, easy to use. It works! I’m running a fundraiser for my son and I put the link in my email sig and I have actually had people follow the link and donate. (You can too if you want!) Awesome!

5. Newsletter

Yeah, yeah, I’m telling you to do something I don’t do, yet. Oh, well. If you run a newsletter, add a blog post link or two to the next one you send out. People subscribed because they want to hear from you. I’m sure you’re looking for newsletter content, use what you’ve already written. This is just another avenue to reach out to the people that have expressed interest in you.

Where do you share your blog post? How about sharing a post below by commenting to this article. I have this great CommentLuv plugin that automagically adds your latest blog post link to your comment 😉

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28 thoughts on “5 Places to Share Your Blog Post

    • I suppose commenting on blogs that use the Commentluv plugin is another way to get a link back to your blog, but I highly suggest you add something of value to your comment that relates to the post you are commenting on.

  1. Thank you for that post. We just started a new referral program and I was trying to think of ways our new affiliates could share their affiliate links. This could really help some people understand how to make more money with their affiliate link. Thanks again!

  2. This was an interesting article that was helpful to read. I have my blog I just started about religion, skepticism, and poetry. I still need to beautify it but I’ve been trying to think of ways that I could link in to the site. Your post helped a lot, thanks 😉

  3. When you use these various sites, do you spend much time looking around the site, or do you just put up your post and leave? I’m just curious how much time people actually put into networking their blog. Thanks.

  4. I just found this site and I’m very grateful for the easy, user friendly advice. As a homeschooling mom and blogger, it can be a daunting task finding ways to increase traffic and followers to my blog. Thank you for posting this information.

  5. Hey quite helpful stuff. Is there a way to use commentluv for blogger? I currently use google+ comments. Is it better or worse?

    • I have no experience with Google+ comments, I would guess that’s a Blogger thing since blogger is a Google product. As far as I know, Commentluv is only for WordPress.

  6. Hey thanks for the response! I also used to believe its for WordPress only but I recently found out about that its possible to enable commentluv on Blogger too. So yeah I’m not actually sure. Should I stick with google+ comments or maybe pursue commentluv? I think that maybe google+ is boosting the blog a bit.
    But I guess I’ll give it a shot. Personally would you prefer as a blogger commenting with commentluv or google+ comments. You can have a look on my comments section if you like. So anyway thanks again! 🙂

  7. It\’s nice advice i was really having tough time promoting my blogif you have more tips please tell me how to increase traffic in my blog

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  9. Hi,

    Thanks for the post! I’m a total newbie at blogging. Figuring out how to write the first post was confusing enough; I didn’t think about getting people to read it, LOL. Magic maybe? Anyway, thanks again for the info!

    Sophia

  10. The info is nice though I too have my own list,stumble upon is very important guys ,trust me ,anyways it’s nice to see that my blog is getting famous and I am very happy about it!
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  11. I seem to have the most luck from Twitter. Not sure why though. I thought Facebook would do well but it hasn’t. Google+ is another good one as well.

  12. Hey great post! Inever thought about some of the bookmarking sites! I mainly stick with Twitter and Pintrest, but I’ll definitely be trying some of these! Thanks for the help!

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  15. Thank you for this wonderful list. There were a couple that I have not heard of yet. I definitely will be checking them out. Thanks once again!