The CAG Bloggers’ forum has come and gone, but not without the presence of Deedee and Elektra. We were there to capture the truly eye opening and networking event.
Alice Temitope Dako, Convener of the forum dwelled more on the various issues associated with WordPress users, from the use of plugins, to the various tools like the Askimet, and the Sitemap which is good for site visibility and ranking. She also talked about the importance of Google keywords as it related to Google ranking and traffic for blogs.
Mrs Afolabi, foremost PR expert and CEO of World PR Media spoke on the brand visibility and blog promotion. She mentioned key points like Consistency, Collaboration with brands, Affiliation with brand and constantly meeting up with important brands that would criticize one’s brand for the better.
Blogger, Deola Adebiyi, Chief Editor, OmoGeMura shared important tips on the ability for bloggers to build a brand. She mentioned the following:
a. Build a niche. Know Your niche
b. Develop your own point of view
c. Be Authentic
d. Work Hard
e. You don’t have to appeal to everybody
f. Your blog should be about your readers and your fans.
g. Don’t be afraid to say No.
h. Patience is key.
A lot of bloggers won collaboration deals at the event, which was one of the reasons why the CAG Bloggers’ forum is usually a really cool place to be, for learning and networking. Finally Alice announced a new plan for bloggers: TheBloggersAdvocate; an innovation for creative bloggers on how to be better and smarter with how they create better content for their brand.
Bloggers at the Event
Brands and Media partners
Food and Gifts
See feedback and reactions from top bloggers in the video below: