Tips to Build your Blog Community
This article is an annotated version of the article Managing Your Blog By Walking Around (MYBBWA) first published on Technorati.
I love taking concepts from one industry and applying it to another. My latest example is a business-world idea I've adapted called Managing Your Blog by Walking Around.
Well, it's not as odd as it sounds. There's a concept in business called Management by Walking Around (MBWA). The idea is that to be a good manager you can't just sit in the corner office. You have to get out and about - be around the people who are working for you so you can understand what they're doing and be a stronger member of the team.
Managing Your Blog by Walking Around borrows from MBWA principles to help bloggers build better communities with their readers. Here are the main concepts from MBWA that can be applied to your blog: