5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself to Improve Your Online Business, Blog or Website

SPI 011 : 5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself to Improve Your Online Business, Blog or Website
Date: 2012-12-01
Link: Smart Passive Income
 
Treat your blog or website like you would treat your own house.
If the first impression is bad it is really difficult to change how people feel.
Do not hide your identity.
No popups.
Make it easy for people to navigate your site.
Don’t have too many advertisements.
Give people a reason to come back.
Put your own personality into your website.
It is people that drive your business and success, not the machines (search bots/algorithms).
Attention is what you need in the online world.
Attention turns into trust. Trust turns into permission. Permission turns into exchange.
Your story has to be real. It has to be true.
If you don’t have a story do a case study.
Create a sense of community on your site.
With your content you need to walk the walk.
Give people an easy way to consume your content.
Email is a great way to get in touch with people.
Give people the option to subscribe to your content at the end of your post. (RSS button, email RSS subscription, signup forms)
Make your content shareable.