“Don’t be afraid to fail, because that only makes you afraid to try” - Michelle Kwan
Blogging has been identified as one of the best ways to attract new customers. 57 percent of companies with a blog have acquired a customer from their blog, which means if you blog more, you'll get more customers.
An infographic from shows that blogging highly affects consumer buying behavior even more than advertising. 81 percent of US consumers trust advice and information from blog and 61 percent of consumers have made a purchase based on a blog post.
Blogging pays off with time. The posts that you create will never disappear from search engines. In fact, they will rank even better with time. Marketers who have prioritized blogging are 13x more likely to enjoy positive return-on-investment.
So the big question is how to make sure your blogging efforts actually generates results?
#Blogging often times doesn't work for new bloggers because of poor execution. Follow these steps to make sure you can generate actual results.
• Your priority is to provide value for audience.
• Go out of your way to create exceptional content, or else you just become noise.
• Make sure you build an audience through social media and email list.
• Build consistent distribution channels. If you don't have an existing following, use the following resources: Industry forums/blog, Relevant Communities, Yahoo answers, Quora, LinkedIn Groups.
Take a look at the #infographic below for more tips and insights on how blogging affects your bottom line.
Read it all here: http://www.digitalinformationworld.com/2015/01/how-blogging-affects-your-bottom-line-infographic.html
- Colorado Technical UniversityContent Strategist, 2014
- Foodmix CommunicationsDirector, PR & Social Media, 2012 - 2013
- IFANCADirector, PR, Content Strategy & Social Media, 2012 - 2012
- iXL, CIOGCContent Strategist
- Founding Board Member: Refugee Assistance Programs, Advisory Board Member: Asian American Retirees Association
- Volunteer: DuPage United, Meals on Wheels
- Chicago Tonight, PBS (past)
- On Being - On Air (past)
- Huffington Post (past)
- NPR Commentaries (past)
- Common Ground News Service (current)
- Halal Consumer Magazine (current)
- Chicago Tribune (past)
- Narnia for the Mind (current)
- Saudi Aramco World (past)
- Halal Journal (past)
- Chicago Crescent (past)
- Sound Vision (past)
- Chicago Parent magazine (past)
- Halal Journal (current)
- Buzz (current)
Experienced Communications and Content Strategist, including Social Media Strategy. PR, branding and editorial experience with six years in a supervisory role. Quality focused with proven leadership in developing organizational capability. Demonstrated track record of building strong client and media relationships. Excellent consulting and presentation skills, client service, communication, and team-building skills. Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills. Bring international marketing and advertising experience to the table. Fluent in Urdu & Hindi, besides English.
Extensive social media experience including blogging, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc. Capable of independent thinking, decision-making, and consensus-building. Currently pursuing MSC in Communications at Northwestern University.
Expert on Halal, Mainstream, South Asian and Middle Eastern immigrant and refugee communities in the USA, especially Chicago.
NPR, PBS and WBEZ commentator. Internationally syndicated writer for Common Ground News Service. By-lines in over 31 publications, globally. Huffington Post blogger.
Avocation: Specialize in refugee resettlement issues and inter-faith projects. Two time award-winning Founder/ Director of Refugee Assistance Programs.
Content Marketing | Integrated Marketing Communications | Branding | Media Strategy | Halal | Refugees | Interfaith | Islam | Parenting | Relationships
- Northwestern University,MS Communications, 2011 - 2012
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