Sunday, November 4, 2012

Give New Life To Old Blog Posts : Great Ways!

Author: Gagan Masoun
Give New Life To Old Blog Posts : Great Ways!
Are your old blog posts getting bored in your archives department of your blog? It happens with many bloggers, because this is common facet. No matter how much effort you put into a post to make it more useful and attractive, it will eventually be poked down into your archives by newer posts. And sometimes, search engines do not show these posts in search results, they completely get forgotten.

If you want to give new life to your old posts then reuse them. It also happens that you can not reuse them as such, but with SEO techniques and widgets, you can give new life to old posts. Here is "How To Give New Life to Old Posts : Wonderful Ways!".

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Link The Older Blog Posts

Number one and forever way, done cross linking to your older blog posts that are related to what you are writing in your latest blog post. Older posts can really increase your page views.You can see that I have already done this experiment in this post. This is a good SEO practice with old blog posts.

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Keep in mind when you are giving link to older blog posts they should be related to your new content and interesting. You can get Google Pr easily and well reputation in search engine rankings. Cross linking help you to reduce bounce rate of your blog.

Social Media Promotion

Social media is a good friend for bloggers, you can drive more traffic for your blog by sharing older blog posts. You can use some high reputable social sites such as Twitter, Facebook, stumble Upon etc. Share old posts and increase visitors to your blog and also increase number of shares.

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Follow Up Posts

This is another great way to keep your older blog posts healthy. In follow-up post you can directly link up both old and new posts. For example, we published a post about Tips and Tricks For Making Money With Your Blog in August, 2012. After more than a year, when the next tips and tricks came, we create a new post, or rather, a new series on Sites For Make Money that related to the previous year old post as well. Go it? Some of the people who were earned money by follow our tips this year and visited our more series also visited our older post, giving it a new breath of life.

Related Post/ Recommended Post Plugin:

Related posts widget also gives you help to promote your old blog posts.You can use auto plugins for your blog such as: Linkwithin, nRelate etc. By using these plugins you can easily give new shape to your older posts.

Archives Page or Widget

Archive pages are a place where you can collect your all old posts. You can modify this page, and make it interesting. Here, I'm giving you a tutorial link so you can easily create sitemap for your all posts with beautiful style.

Use Newsletters For Giving Link To Old Posts

You have a number of subscribers for your blog? If yes, many congratulations. Because you can get huge traffic for your older blog posts with the help of your subscribers. You can transfer all your old blog posts to subscriber list at a regular interval.Make sure you don’t over do this because this may force your subscriber to unsubscribe from your mailing list. See Also: Retirement Of AdSense For Feeds: Time To Say Goodbye

If you follow all these above steps, then there's no need to worry about your old posts.If you have another tips and tricks for this topic then share your points with us via comments.

Author - Gagan Masoun is the owner of Blogs Daddy Blog.Gagan lives in India, has been blogging since 2010 and writing Blogs Daddy Blog since 2011.You can find him in the usual social networks.


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