Something that has become increasingly popular since
the Internet has grown are the email groups that are
available through Yahoo, MSN, and other venues.
They are a great way to meet other people who have a
common interest, and are very similar to the
communities that are available through blogging sites.
There is plenty of diverse subjects and there are
communities for just about any subject.
These groups can be a great place for people who have
a blog about the subject and want to share it with
Most of the time when you join a group, you are
encouraged to take a moment and to introduce yourself.
This is a great opportunity to tell people about your
blog, but make certain that you don't overdo it.
Just like with any of the other places you will
advertise your blog, you want to make people want to
go to your blog. If you are too overbearing, you will
turn people off.
If your blog covers different subjects, you can
advertise it on the other groups that cover those
subjects as well.
Make certain that your post to the groups is
interesting and that you let people know what it is
that your blog is about. There's nothing worse than
getting taken to a blog under false pretences.
When people visit your blog, make certain that you
thank them for visiting and respond to comments that
If they know that you appreciate the time that they
took, they are more likely to come back again.