Hi Everyone This is my first post on BHW. in this short lines i want to share with you è Steps you should know before you start writing an article on your blog. 1- affiliate links : i have seen some smart bloggers insert affiliate links within their books and blog posts to generate more income when they sell or promote their blog posts in several traffic sources. think about that, you article reached thousands of people and only 10 bought through that link. which is good. what about other articles you article on your blog. that seems amazing strategy if you impelement it. 2-Social Media icons if you are not using social media in your business you truly don't have a business. when people like your article expect that articles reaches hundreds of other. and Get more comments and able to get sales through affiliate links. 3-list bulding options : if you are not using this in your blog, then its the right time to start. you can use mailchimp or any other companies, or other free plugins , to collect those who are interested in your stuff. and you keep a contact with them. 4-affiliate offers and banners. if you are familiar with CPA marketing and offers, then maxbounty have good offers to place on your sidebar which is more better than google adsense, you get paid for email submit and sales. 5- Great Content : You already heard that Content is king. if you spend 20 hours writing only one article and spend much time promoting it then you will reach hundreds of people. when i talk about content always mentions step by step article that solve a specific problem. if you could do this you will attract a lot of people. I hope you like this article and Please let me know if you include all these steps in your blog posts if not its time to do it.