Blogging is STILL an important part of online marketing. 7 years ago when I started this digital marketing agency I was talking about the importance of blogging and that is still the case. In fact, based on recent research, 68% of marketers find blogging more effective than they did 2 years ago. However, as with all aspects of digital marketing, blogging has changed over the years so here is the most up-to-date information for 2020.
Blog posts help to improve your website, your search results, give you content for your social media posts, newsletters, and more. Creating original content for your website is a crucial part of what we do at Hope and Healing Solutions and what you should be doing if you are a do-it-yourselfer.
The first step in a successful health and wellness online marketing campaign is choosing your strategy and keywords. Next, you need to choose what to write a blog post about. But after you write a blog post the next step is to optimize it for Google and other search engines. You want to primarily write for people, not search engines but you also want to make it as easy as possible for Google to find the blog without keyword stuffing or other black hat search engine optimization tactics.
So here’s a checklist to follow for health and wellness blogs:
There are many other steps you can take in writing blog posts but these steps are the most important.