You have already done the tough parts. You already came up with the big idea, something in which you wanted to share or talk about on your lens and you have already gotten things started. That’s the way to do it! What follows next is an overview of some easy things with regards to lens in Squidoo and how you can improve them.
The readers that stop by your page would want to know why you have made your topic and what makes it unique. Ensure that you have filled out your bio, which is going to show at the upper right in each lens. You should write a few lines about yourself and start linking to Facebook, Twitter and other blogs if you want to.
Putting in a bio photo will also help you avoid letting your page look anonymous. And as far as first impressions go, being anonymous in the high speed Internet world would usually mean untrustworthy for many. Your picture will also be your known avatar within the community.
Insert an Introduction Photo
Spice up your lens by adding a little eye candy into it! This does not mean that you have to start inserting custom coded borders and glitters. What this means is that you should get some honest, engaging an attractive introduction photos and images to your lens.
Squidoo now requires intro photos in all of its lenses. It is possible to publish a lens without putting one, but the lens will be put on Word in Progress status until the requirement has been satisfied by the user. The image that will be uploaded in each lens will be used by the website to display it through Facebook, Squidsearch, etc.
Make it Unique
Those Squidoo lenses that have been very successful, just like the best stores and blogs out there, all have uniqueness written all over them. Worthy topics to talk about, recommended links collections, 100% owned opinions and valuable debates are some of the main ingredients in making a lens unique.
Sticking in amazing stuff within your lenses, which will be helpful to readers who drop by, and that you update it often, you have just made something that will attract a lot of traffic coming from search engines.
Acquire Reader Feedback
There are a bunch of modules being offered in Squidoo which will help users in interacting with their readers and many more. Examples include the poll module that lets users make a poll to acquire specific ideas and data from the visitors. There is also the outstanding Duel module which will encourage the readers to make their argument on one side against the other. The “Plexo” voting modules will make it easy to set up your very own favorites or top 10 lists, letting people vote on them and evening adding their own.
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