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10 Great Reasons Artists Should Have a Blog

Gazing, original painting by Lori McNee

“Gazing” by artist Lori McNee. 36″ x 22″, oil on linen.

Do you have a blog on your art website? You might want to consider it. Here are 10 benefits of becoming a blogger: Blogging adds fuel to your web presence with new content, and makes your website more visible in search rankings. When optimized with keywords and SEO, it also makes your site more searchable. It makes you instantly shareable. When you create and add a new entry to your blog, you have the opportunity to share it on social networks such as Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. Submit your blog post to StumbleUpon and pull in even more traffic and interest. This enables you to share with non-subscribers too. Blogging allows you to tell your story as an artist, so each visitor to your site gets to know you better and understand what inspires you.

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