SEO Article Posted by Internet Marketing Speaker on 20-09-2006
Whenever I talk to a small business owners I preach two things: get a blog and use RSS feeds to make it easy for clients and prospects to do business with you. According to SearchRank Blog a new study by KnowledgeStorm, supports these findings. Their survey was completed by more than 4,500 business and IT professionals around the world. Some key points:
53% say they read blogs weekly for business information while 57% read them for technology topics.
As for referrals, 70% of respondents recommend or pass along content at least once a month.
More than 53% said that the content they read in blogs affected their work-related purchasing decisions.
32% are seriously considering starting their own blogs.
As for RSS feeds, 59% were ‘somewhat” to “very” familiar with RSS while 31% subscribed to RSS feeds or readers.
79% are accessing RSS feeds on specialized topics while only 36% are accessing blogs via RSS Feeds.
Search Engines Love Blogs!