According to Technorati, there are over 80+ million blogs and counting. So how do you start marketing your blog so that it stands out in the clutter?

Here are some basic blog marketing tactics:

  • Post regularly (we’ve been slack lately – too busy)
  • Claim your blog on Techorati
  • Submit you blog to Google Blog Search
  • Sign up for Feedburner
  • Create keyword rich headlines, such as “Marketing Your Blog
  • Link to other well known blogs
  • Add WordPress plugins for SEO
  • Submit your blog URL to paid directories with categories for blogs (Yahoo, bCentral, BOTW, JoeAnt)
  • Submit a search engine friendly press release about your blog through PRWeb
  • Build links to your blog
  • Comment on other blogs
  • Setup Google Analytics and track your blog
  • Print your blog on your collateral / Add it to your email signature

For more advice on marketing your blog, check out these entries on marketing your blog from ProBlogger or TopRankBlog.