I’ve written my post, done some proofreading and now it’s time to make the post sticky. I don’t want people to read my post then leave. So, adding links TO MY OWN BLOG within my posts help them stick around.
For example, on Asa’s Toy Story Party Food post, I linked to myself FOUR times: back to a post about my original party ideas, one on my Snow White party, one recipe and another about Asa’s Ace Party. (<–Oh, look! I just did it again!)
This really is a service to my readers because I have to assume that my readers have never met me, that they just stumbled onto my blog. If that’s the case, I don’t want them to be confused about something I say. And linking back to it may pique their interest and have them clicking around my site for awhile. And the more they read about me, the more they might like me or subscribe or leave a comment. This also leads to more pageviews and if you have some ads that work off pageviews, this equals more money for you!
You can also go back and do this on some of your exit pages and top posts. It doesn’t take long and it’s a small thing that can bring big return!
Stat tuned for Part 4: Photos