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Blogging with FGF

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September 06, 20227 min read

B2B marketers who use blogs receive 67% more leads than those who do not, and blogs have been rated the 5th most trusted source for accurate online information. - HubSpot

Blogging has arrived for FGF / GHL

If you use GoHighLevel (GHL), or one of the white label vendors like Funnel Gorgeous (FGF), today is a special day for you. The much anticipated blogging feature has finally been released. In this article I'll showcase a few of the features of this new element.

Overview of the Features

If you use GoHighLevel, or one of the white label vendors like Funnel Gorgeous (FGF), today is a special day for you. The much anticipated blogging feature has finally been released. In this article I'll showcase a few of the features of this new element.

Elements & Formatting

GoHighLevel has introduced the formatting options in a menu type bar along the top of the page that makes it really easy to add different options. This new feature will be rolled out to the other builder components in the future (funnel pages; websites, etc.).

You'll notice that you can easily change the font type, size, indent the text, add bullets, or images, and the list goes on. If you hover over these icons at the top menu bar you will see the display identifying what that element does.

First Steps

When you are creating a blog, here are the general steps:

  1. Create the blog categories.

  2. Create the blog.

  3. Save, then publish the blog.

  4. Assign to a category

  5. Add the blog element to your website or funnel page.

Image setting up the categories in creating a blog on fgf or ghl

Sample Blog Below

Below is a sample blog that appears when you create a blog post. I decided to leave the information, because there are som really great references and tips when you are getting started blogging. Enjoy.

8 Reasons

With that said, here are 8 reasons why you should start blogging on your website today! 👊

1. Drive traffic to your website

 With the right blog, you can drive traffic to your site consistently. A blog is also a great way to generate sales. If people visit your blog and sign up for your email newsletter or download a resource that you’ve put out there, they become potential customers or clients of your business. Blogs are a great way to get people engaged with your brand.

2. Convert traffic into leads

Blogging helps your website to be more than just a place for people to visit. It gives them the opportunity to interact with your business in a way that isn’t possible through other forms of content on your website. By blogging, you have the ability to help drive traffic back to your website and convert that traffic into leads. For example, if you blog about an important industry event and share it on Facebook and Twitter, you can expect a boost in new signups to your email list or visitors to your website.

3. Become an authority

Blogs are a great addition to your site as they give you the ability to create authoritative content. They also help you establish credibility and become an expert in your field. Moreover, they provide you with an opportunity to build an audience that will help push your company’s brand recognition.

4. Build relationships with potential customers

One of the most important aspects of starting a blog is establishing a connection with your potential customers. This can be done through engaging in conversation on your blog, posting stories about how you operate your business, or even sharing inspiring content that you think will resonate with them. These interactions also make it easier for you to keep up with what people are saying and sharing on social media.

5. You can repurpose blog content for social media

This is a great way to get more mileage out of your blogs and increase traffic. However, it's important to use the right type of content on Facebook. If you write about topics like parenting, personal finance, or food, they might not be as relevant on Facebook as other types of posts.

If you are looking to make money online, affiliate marketing has become one of the most popular. Affiliate marketing allows bloggers to earn commissions by promoting products and services from others. The blogger does not need to own any product or service to be able to promote them. All he needs is a link to the product or service which he wants to promote.

6. It drives long-term results

A blog is an essential tool for building a long-term relationship with your audience. The best blogs will eventually become an extension of your company’s culture and marketing strategy, which means that each article you publish has the potential to create a lasting impact on your brand.

Your blog serves as a platform through which you can share information, knowledge, and tips on your preferred topics. This allows you to provide valuable content with value in return. The more time readers spend on your website, the more chances there are for them to get familiarized with your business and become customers down the line.

7. Blogging helps with link building

Your blog should be the top source of information for your business. By writing consistently on your blog, you’ll want to build links back to your website and help increase its authority.

You can use a free service like Google Analytics to track how many people are visiting your site. This will give you an idea of what kind of traffic is coming in from where. You can then decide whether or not it makes sense to invest money into advertising.

If you have a blog that has been around for a while, you may find yourself having trouble getting new readers. If this is the case, there are many things you can do to get more traffic to your site.

You need to make sure that you are providing value in some way to your audience. This means that you should be offering something of interest and benefit to them. You will also want to provide quality content on a regular basis.

Make sure you have an RSS feed so that people can subscribe to your blog. This will allow them to receive updates whenever you post new articles.

8. It increases SEO

Search engine optimization is a vital part of any successful digital marketing campaign. A well-written blog can improve your search rankings by helping you rank higher in search engines. When someone searches for a topic related to your niche, they will often click on the first few pages of results. These are usually the websites that have the most relevant content.

If you want to get more traffic from Google and other search engines, make sure you use keywords throughout your site. This means using them in titles, headers, subtitles, and even in the body of your articles. If you do this, it will help people find what they’re looking for when they type in a keyword or phrase into their browser.

This means that regardless of what your business offers, your target audience is likely searching for products or services like yours on search engines like Google.

Other resources to help you get started with blogging


Start your own blog checklist:

Here is a quick checklist to get you started with you website blow. Remember imperfect action beats inaction, get started and keep publishing.

  • Create your blog page then add the blog element

  • Add the blog element to your page and select if you want compact or list view

  • Start planning your blog topics by Identifying what resonates with your audience. If you are stuck you can use sites like - https://answerthepublic.com/

  • Create an outline serves your company goals.

  • Write conversationally, like if you were telling a story to a friend

  • Pick a catchy title.

  • Use several media types (gif, short video, or image) to deliver your messages.

  • Use data to back up claims or ideas - make sure to cite all sources❗

  • Have a call to action and or give your audience something to walk away with.

  • Take 30 minutes to edit your post.

Debbi Starr

Online marketing coach, funnel builder, and automations specialist.

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