Roll up your sleeves and get ready to apply a little elbow grease to your web presence!
1. Create a blog that centers around your passion or niche
2. Start by creating 5 posts on your new blog and start tweeting and posting to FB with linkbacks to your blog
3. Build your brand on the blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
4. Find other blogs that have a similar topic and post comments on them with linkbacks to your blog.
5. Tweet every day, follow people…they will follow you back. Find sites of interest to your target and tweet about them too. Re-tweet others posts.
6. Submit your blog to Technorati and Google (among others) for great page ranking.
7. Monetize by creating affiliate accounts at sites that would be of interest to your target audience. Start weaving banners and links in your blog to your affiliate links.
8. Subscribe to other blogs and COMMENT! People are curious and they will check you out!
9. Get listed! Find complementary blogs or lists and suggest they add value for their audience, by linking to you!
10. Back to Step 1 and repeat…repeat…repeat!