Are you blogging your heart out, but not getting a lot of readers?
Do potential clients seem unimpressed by your blogging portfolio?
Well, here’s one way to really grab some eyeballs and get the online traction that brings clients to your door:
Deliver an exclusive, fascinating interview with a prominent person.
Wait, wait, I hear you say — how will I ever get anyone to talk to me? Worse, what if someone does talk to me and I get so nervous I blow it?
You’d be surprised at how easy it is.
As a journalist by training and a former staff reporter, I’ve interviewed hundreds of people. If one person you want to talk to won’t say yes, I can promise you, there’s someone else who will.
And with the 7 tips I’m about to share, your nerves won’t matter.
Why interviews? Having fresh information in your posts is key to driving traffic. Most blog posts just recycle things we’ve all seen 100 times before, so when you have exclusive interviews, you immediately stand out.
In fact, when writers ask me how they can earn more in 2015, I tell them to learn article writing. And the big thing that makes articles more interesting than the typical blog post is the interviews.
Of course, once you get someone to talk to you, you have to be a great interviewer to get some really juicy comments. Here are my tips for how to ace your interview and create an attention-getting blog post: Continue reading…