Blog home page is very important part of your blog. You can improve credibility, trust and more audience towards your blog if your blog has an impressive homepage.
Before I begin, let's see some example of the homepage from top bloggers.
What is Common Here?
One thing is common here; all have optin box on the homepage to make sure they never miss any email leads.
You can give either free ebook or offer any free course. If people like your post, they often land on your homepage. You never want to miss them to subscribe to your blog.
There is various WordPress theme available in the market, which lets you customize home page of your blog. You can add image, optin page or any text.
Two of my personal favorite are:
They let you customize every part of your homepage. You can easily customize, add or remove a component from your blog home page. You can also customize color or background image.
You can have a look at my blog home page.
Some of the Advantages of having optin box on your home page is:
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Point to remember for your home page optin
- Keep it short and eye-catching with max two to three lines
- If you are talking about yourself, it is good to have your professional image
- If you are offering a book, show your book cover image
Get A Professional Picture
Never ever use selfie or casual image. Get yourself a professional picture. either take it yourself and then do post edit or get a professional to do that.
Tips - Use Fiverr to get help from a Freelancer to get you a professional photo post-edit.
Showcase your Achievements
If you have major milestone or achievement in your blogs, make sure your show it to your home page to win the trust of the visitors. Some of the achievement could be:
Take Care of Mobile View of The Blog
When you add optin box or a brief about yourself or your picture, It is very important to make sure it looks fine on all smaller device like iPad, Phone or tablet. Some tips for making sure your home page looks good on the smaller device:
It is your Turn Now
Are you looking to upgrade your Blog's homepage? Do you have WordPress theme which can customize your homepage? Are you looking for a brand new theme to redesign your homepage? Do post your comment, I will be happy to help you.