How to Grow Your Blog
One excellent way to grow your blog and your readers is through NETWORKING because it really works! Even if you only do one of these memes you will see some improvement. It’s a lot of work to do them all so a good plan is to try some of them out and see which ones you like the best or have the most success with. They all focus on different aspects of your blog so if you want to focus on Facebook one week, then do all the Facebook related parties.
If you know of any other link parties that help you network, please leave a comment so we can all check it out. Happy Hopping!
Fun Follow Friday
Hosted My Wee View and Simply Stacie, this Google Friend Connect Blog Hop doesn’t require you to write a blog post. Just have fun following blogs you enjoy!
Facebook Like You Back
Hosted by Kelly’s Lucky You, Coupon Mommy of 3 and Simply Stacie each Wednesday. Add your Facebook Page to the Linky and “like/fan” other Facebook Pages. This is an excellent way to build up your fan base! It really works!
A game of Tag- bloggy style! Post your links to your Twitter, Facebook, Blog, etc to the group spreadsheet and then go through the spreadsheet visiting the other sites and saying simply “Tag! You’re it!”. I always follow Â everyone on the list too. Its hosted by Adventures of a Military Family of 8 and held every Tuesday.
Tweet It Out Tuesday
This meme is hosted by Empowering Mommy. All you need to do is leave a comment to whatever you want to get the word out about like a giveaway, review, sale, blog post, etc. Empowering Mommy will tweet it and Facebook it out for you. Before you leave, choose someone else’s tweet from the list and return the favour by tweeting it out to your followers or Facebook it your friends/fans. I choose the post right before mine and tweet it out. If you are feeling really generous, tweet them all out and let the person know you did. They will likely return the favour and follow you back too!
PR Friendly Mom Bloggers List
Join this hop hosted by Mommy PR and meet other mom bloggers! Add your blog to the list and visit other blogs and tell them you are stopping by from the hop.
Twitter Hop Thursday
Hosted by yours truly, The King’s Court IV, and Little Yaya’s and Blessed, Review Retreat, and Moms Wear Your Tees every Thursday. Add your Twitter to the linky and then follow other people on the list. Either DM (Direct message) or @ them to let them know you found them through Twitter Hop Thursday.
The Saturday Network
Hosted byBooks at Midnight each Saturday. All you need to do is leave a comment with a brief description of your blog with your link. Visit the blog in the comment before yours and leave them a comment. I usually will follow them too and let them know. They often will return the favour.
New Friend Friday
Hosted by The Girl Creative, this is similar to the Friday Follow. You add your main blog link to the linky and then you comment on the blog before yours and follow and leave your blog link. You can comment and follow on as many blogs as you like.
Social Parade Follower Friday Blog-Hop
Run each Friday by Smart and Trendy Moms, this meme will help you get more Google Friend Connect Followers.
Another Friday meme to build your Google Friend Connect Followers. This one is hosted by Thanks Mail Carrier, Frugal Novice and Healthy Home Blog.
Follow Me Fridays
Wow, Friday is a busy day in bloggy land! Follow Me Fridays hosted by Trendy Treehouse is another Follower meme that is lots of fun!
A great way to get more Google Friend Connect Followers on Wednesdays! Hosted by the gals from Take It From Me.
Tuesday Tag Along
Hosted by Twee Poppets, in this following meme, you must follow the three blogs in the spots before you on the linky. This ensures you will get some followers. You are more than welcome to follow more though!
Hosted by The Tuckers Take Tennessee and Saving Obsession, this meme allows you to build your Google Friend Connect Followers, Facebook fans and Twitter followers.