It is very easy to design a blog, but it is difficult to make one that is successful and attracts good traffic rates. Blogging without driving traffic is pointless, after all what is your benefit from your blog, if you don’t know how to increase blog traffic.
Driving traffic is a great aspect to blogging, you blog for money and to help people, but for that you have to make your blog read by many people.
It is an art when it happens to the traffic of a website and you might be knowing some of these, but no one is perfect. I felt compelled to share it with you today. So, here we go.
There are mainly two ways of driving traffic to your site :
- Social media marketing
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Social Media is a great source for traffic for traffic for newbie bloggers. If you’re a newbie, you should start with social media for promoting your blog and blog posts. The biggest social networks where people hang out are Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
Facebook will be one of your most important traffic source if you’re starting out with a new site. You don’t even need to have a page with many likes.
You just need to be in great Facebook groups to drive high traffic to your website/blog. How to do that? Suppose you’re writing on a topic ‘A’, make sure you join the groups that are related to the topic ‘A’. And after you are done with the post, just share those post on those sites.
You’ll get traffic from the Facebook in massive amount because you’re posting on specific niche groups where like minded people hang out.
Google plus is a great social network to get traffic and it also has some benefits on SEO. Like Facebook, Google plus also have its own version of groups,named communities.
You should join communities specific to your niche. Just share the posts in these communities at the right time
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If played carefully, you can obtain thousands of visitors and increase your traffic easily from Reddit. Reddit is among the most visited social sites, which receives over two billion hits monthly.
You have to submit your posts on sub reddits, with great titles and tag lines. You can also use it as a content generation method, by observing what are the trending reddits.
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Send a newsletter with the latest articles you have published to your list of subscribers. You can send it daily, weekly or monthly. Personally, I think twice a week is more than enough.
More than that can annoy your subscribers and make them unsubscribe. You can find many guides on making great quality newsletter and how to build a great email list.
SEO SEO SEO!
Search engines is where you get real converting and useful traffic/visitors. Many bloggers ignore this for many reasons, especially due to misunderstanding and misconception, as they start getting traffic from Social media.
If blogging can make money for you, this is where you should be concentrating your energy, leave the Social media after you got the initial traction and concentrate on the search engine optimization, where you can find converting traffic that would bring money to you and increase your blog traffic.
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Comment on other articles in the same niche as yours. Build your reputation in quality blogs dealing with the same subjects as those of your blog.
Submit great comments and get noticed, it can improve search engine ranking and also bring some quality traffic.
So that was a small guide on increasing your blog traffic. Follow these small techniques and find yourselves being rich with traffic.
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