Article written by Olorunyomi Akintunde of DUKETUNDESBLOG
The 4 simplest way to promote your blog on social media networks like FACEBOOK, TWITTER, GOOGLE PLUS and PINTEREST that will ultimately land your site/blog a reasonable if not massive traffic. There are tons of opportunities for you to promote your blog on every one of the social networks, but for most people it’s not just right to use them all.
To get started, You need to identify your TARGET AUDIENCE, So you won't end up having so multiple accounts with little or no interaction. You need to know the best social media platform where the targeted audience will come from, then on to the next step which is AUTOMATE CONTENT SHARING.
AUTOMATE CONTENT SHARING:
Posting/sharing your blog post to social media platforms each time you publish a new post is a cumbersome task and that is where automate content sharing comes in. Automation is your friend when it comes to sharing your blog posts on social media. All you need to do is find the right content sharing platform and key into the community, once done that sharing your post to all the social media platform becomes a piece of cake.
Today, I will be sharing with you 4 best automate content sharing website/community that will share your blogpost like a KING.
Dlvr.it is by far my best automation tool that allows you to automatically share new posts to your social profiles. You can set this up using the RSS feed for your blog, which is usually (if you’re using WordPress): yourblog.com/feed/ or yoursite.com/blog/feed/ You get 3 social profiles and 5 feeds with the free plan. This allows you to share not only content from your own blog, but content from 4 other complementary blogs.
Buffer makes it super easy to share any page you're reading. Keep your Buffer topped up and we auto-magically share them for you through the day. If you’re going to use the free version of Buffer, which is a good place to start, setup each of the social profiles that you’re allowed. Some, like a LinkedIn company page, require the premium version. With Buffer, you can easily re-share your old post over and over again.
3. WordPress Sharing
WordPress Sharing is possible if you use the Jetpack for WordPress plugin. It provides a few services including stats right in WordPress and the sharing function, which automates sharing to a few social networks. Go to your WordPress Dashboard. On the left hand navigation hover over Settings and select Sharing in the secondary pop-out navigation.
Bloglovin' is a platform that allows users to read, organize, and discover their favorite blogs on mobile and desktop. It is a design-focused platform that aggregates feeds from sources with RSS feeds, allowing users to discover and organize content. With over 16 million users as of April 2014 and a new optimized feature that shares to social media platform. Bloglovin is a place to share your content.
Bonus: Get 'ShareThis' social sharing buttons for your blog. 'ShareThis' social media share buttons and consumer insights drive publisher engagement and real time understanding and analytics that will increase traffic and engagement on your site.
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