A blog carnival is a collection of links to blog posts, usually on a similar theme or topic. Participating in blog carnivals can:
- Establish you as an authority in your niche.
- Send traffic to your blog when the carnival is posted.
- Create lots of valuable one-way links to your blog.
A lot of bloggers are not familiar with blog carnivals, or may believe that they are not useful. Although blog carnivals may not result in massive traffic that crashes your server, I have found that they are simple and reliable sources of incoming links to my blog. And sometimes, they send hundreds of new visitors to my blog in a very short timeframe. [Read more…]