It seems fitting as we’re about to start the second quarter of 2016 that this month’s most popular posts on the blog focused on trends and social media growth. The start of a new quarter provides a natural separation and a chance to evaluate the old and plan the new.
ICYMI, catch up on the top pet blogging tips from March!
Looking for content? Trends posts were popular this month:
Check out the 2016 Trends in the Pet Industry, which is currently our most-trafficked blog post. It’s from January, so as a follow-up, check out the trends spotted this month at Global Pet Expo. Tons of content ideas in both posts.
Instagram and Twitter and Facebook… Oh, my!
Social media posts were huge this month. For those of you participating in the #BoostYouBlog10k challenge, engagement was the topic this month. From the comments in these social posts it seems that everyone learned and shared great insights. If you missed them when they were new, be sure to check out the top posts for each of those social channels:
11 Things Your Facebook Page Needs Right Now: If you haven’t yet tackled these, add them to your to-do list for the weekend. Some take less than a minute.
How to Build an Instagram Pet Following: Learn from one Instagrammer who’s done a fantastic job building her pup’s gorgeous account.
Twitter Changes and How They Affect Bloggers: HOT off the presses, marketing and social media manager Carol Bryant shares what’s changing with Twitter (and what isn’t). Plus, figure out how those changes will affect you and your audience–and what to do about it.
Finally, the popular post that sparked a lively discussion:
How Much is a Blog Post Worth? This post inspired an insightful discussion in the comments about what to consider when pricing your work. Check it out and share your experience.
As we turn the corner into April, what are you hoping to see on the blog in the month ahead? Any lingering questions or comments as we close out March? We’d love to hear from you in the comments: What information can we provide to help make your 2016 Q2 successful?
Maggie Marton serves as the BlogPaws senior editor. When not hiking with her two pit mixes, Emmett and Cooper, or playing with Newt the Cat, Maggie writes about them (and the pet industry) at ohmydogblog.com and maggiemarton.com.