Blog carnival may sound like a new term for many blogger, but for veteran Bloggers it’s one of the best way to get more exposure and backlinks. If you wondering what the heck is this Blogger Carnival and what are the benefits of it? Read on:
A blog carnival is a blog event which is organized by bloggers to promote their work. Generally one website is selected as a host and all the blogger participants send the permalinks of the posts they want to submit and of course it should be according to the carnival’s theme (niche).
Blog carnivals are generally organized weekly or monthly like a magazine. They can be themed on any topic which interest you like lifestyle, blogging, making money online, cars, technology and many more. It is cool way to get good exposure and get targeted readers. If you publish one of your best articles then you can for sure get good traffic because readers like to read related posts which are published on other sites, who have participated in the same topic.
In simple word:
I host a topic : Link building and many other bloggers will participate and write a post on their blog and all other bloggers who are participating in the carnival will link to other works, who participated in the carnival. So, this is like lots of backlinks, traffic and getting niche readers.
What are the benefits of Blog carnival?
Easy to attract readers:
Blog Carnivals are best way to target readers of your niche. It is always recommend that you should submit your best article so that it will become easy to attract targeted readers on your blog. Readers visit to the blogs where they get useful and quality articles and chances increases that they will re-visit and subscribe to your blog.
Meet new bloggers:
You will submit article according to the theme decided by blog carnival authority thus you will get more bloggers having same niche and interest as yours. Thus It would be easy to meet like-minded bloggers and exchange information. Sending a thank you note to host or increasing conversations with good bloggers may open new opportunities for you.
Writing on your own blog and writing a guest post or writing for blog carnivals do make difference when it comes to blog branding or personal branding. When you write for your blog, you mostly get your regular visitors but when you participate in any of these carnivals, it’s easy to get exposure in front of new readers and bloggers thus becomes easy and quick branding our blog.
Easy to build links:
Getting quality links is tough but when you take part in blog carnivals, you can get backlinks from good PR blogs because of referrals and if readers find your articles useful there are chances that you get blacklinks from their blogs.
More about Link Building:
Once you meet new bloggers you will surely gain more knowledge from them. If you want to become a successful blogger, you need to keep on learning new things and keep yourself updated. Learning is continuous process and in blogging even most successful blogger needs to learn new things. Thus, Blog carnival gives you opportunity to learn new things of the topics that interest you.
More useful resource for learning about carnivals for Blogger:
Well, I’m sure many of you are thinking to looking forward to participate in one of these carnivals, but instead of looking out for one, My suggestion host a blog carnival of your own and you can start with 4-5 bloggers in your niche and in long run you can have more bloggers joining in. Have you participated ever into any of these blog carnivals? How was your experience with it?
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