Basically, Blog Engage is a paid community for professional bloggers who wants to promote their blog among other professional bloggers. It is currently a PR4 site, so having your blog on Blog Engage would give you some much needed high PR backlinks.
Since, it is a paid community, so it is full of serious members who are serious about blogging. And since your blog will be exposed to much more serious readers it is likely that your blog posts will be read and acknowledged by professionals in the blogging sphere. Being exposed to professional bloggers, you would be able to receive valuable tips from peers about blogging , seo , how to write killer articles , how to promote your blog on social media , what tools to use for blogging and many more.
Membership options :
Currently, there are five membership options available for joining Blog Engage.
I would recommend that you choose the standard plan @ $ 19.99. It has the following features.
>> Manual Submission : You have to manually submit the articles to Blog Engage but all the functions and features of the site are available for you to use.
>> Adsense Revenue Program : All your submitted articles will be shown with your own Google Adsense ads.
>> Groups : Like facebook, you also have the option of creating new groups or join existing groups and share your articles on them. It will provide targeted audience for your blog.
>> Wall : Like the wall (now known as timeline) in facebook, you will be able to follow your friends activities and stay upddated.
>> Community Blog : You can comment or guest post on the Blog Engage’s very own community blog helping you earning valuable traffic and audience for your blog.
>> Blog Engage Forum : On the forum, you can meet new bloggers , ask peer bloggers to review your blog or your article and many more.
>> Blog Directory : You can submit your blog to Blog Engage directory which will help you rank higher in search engines for your targeted keywords.
>> Easy Retweet : Easy Retweet is a web app which helps twitter users to receive traffic to their links. It is currently partnered with Blog Engage.
>> Free E-book : You will also get a free E-book written by Blog Engage founder Brian Belfitt.
What about the other plans ?
The other plans will no doubt cost a lot more money but it has its benefits. It contains all the features of a standard account with some additional features.
>> Content Syndication : It does not require manual submission. It will automatically pick up your latest blog articles by syndicating your blog feeds. The number of feeds differ from plan to plan.
>> Portfolio : Your blog content will be automatically syndicated to the community blog , blog SERP and Top blogged and many more. The Platinum and Business accounts provide partial portfolio. The business plus and the Direct to Front Page accounts provide full portfolio.
>> Content Visibility and Social Media Marketing : When you submit an article, your article will be visible to other Blog Engage members and readers. In social media marketing, your article will be shared on twitter and facebook pages (currently 5000 viewers ) helping you to establish yourself on the social media.
>> Just Retweet : JustRetweet is a service through which other Blog Engage members and readers will be able to retweet your tweets and provide you an even bigger audience to your blog.
Monday Newsletter Marketing for $ 20.00
Every monday, Blog Engage sends newsletter to it’s blogging members (over 3200 ). So, if you have a top quality article regarding blogging then you can signup, and your article information will be featured in the next newsletter.
That’s about everything I know about Blog Engage. Are you willing to join or not ?