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WHY BUILDING A BLOGGING COMMUNITY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANYTHING ELSE

When you start out blogging you’re going to hear a lot of different things on what you should be concentrating on first.You should focus on SEO, keywords, search engine marketing, building back links, or having a great commenting system. Those things are great and will have to be taken care of in time but when starting out blogging or even trying to expand on your blog your focus should be building and creating a community around your blog.You can have about 1000 incoming links that rank you high on Alexa but if no one is ever reading or interacting with your blog it means nothing. I started out blogging in 2009 and when I first started out I thought that if my entire focus was not on SEO that my blog would die and no one would ever find me. Well, as you would probably assume my entire focus was on SEO and I got a lot of back links and I ranked high for great keywords but I started to realize that no one was commenting on blog posts and my bounce rate was entirely too high.One day I wa