15 Great tips to give your blog a kick start 1. If you are launching a new site, or new content, write an introduction and submit it to share sites like Digg, Reddit and Now Public. 2. Create a Yahoo Group in the niche your site sits. 3. Create a MySpace account and use it to publish your site. 4. Bookmark your site on Del.icio.us and if you're really motivated, add a Del.icio.us button to your homepage. 5. Create a Technorati account and "claim" your blog. 6. Submit your site to free, search engine friendly directories. 7. Conduct a survey. This is an excellent way to generate offline publicity. 8. Place a free ad for your company on Gumtree. 9. Syndicate your site's content by using an RSS feeds. 10. Submit your RSS feeds to aggregator sites like FeedBurner, Hubpages, Feedboy, Jordomedia, FeedBomb, FeedCat, rssmad, Feeddirectory and Feedfury. 11. Write an article related to your site and submit it to article sites. 12. Sign up to StumbleUpon and get your friends to Stumble your site. 13. Create a custom page so that even if someone encounters an error on your site, they are re-directed somewhere else. This is perfect for advertising. 14. Set up a redirect to take traffic from your non-www address to your www address. 15. Add a link to your site in the signature of any forums you post on.