Something that you will find, especially if you join
something like LiveJournal or GreatestJournal, is that
users just like you have created communities for
people with common interests.
There are communities for just about any subject, and
if you find that there isn't a community for the
subject you can create one. This is a great place to
advertise your blog.
The nice thing about communities is that there isn't
any limit as to how many communities that you can
For example, say that you love blogging about books,
horseback riding, and skiing in Tahoe. All you have to
do is look through the communities for ones that have
those interests and join them.
As long as you post something related to the topic to
the chosen community, people will see you and perhaps
they will check out your personal blog.
Something to remember is that you don't want to write
a post tht is one sentence long in order to get people
to go to your blog. They will want to know that what
you write is interesting and is something worth
Joining communities can be a great way to advertise
your blog and drive traffic to it. If you are
referring to something that you posted about on your
blog, you can use a link back to your entry in your
As with posting comments on someone else's blog, you d
on't want people to think that you joined a community
simply to get traffic to your blog. Otherwise, people
won't visit your blog and you may get banned from the
community as well.