Boosting your Blog Traffic.
It goes without saying that if you are going to grow your business through using a blog, then the key is to build traffic to your blog. You need visitors to come to your blog a see that you have valuable offers for them. Often just using a few simple techniques can boost traffic to your blog considerably.
As you continue to build your online business, continue to incorporate these and other techniques to continually improve your blogs SEO as you continue to optimize the site for search engines and bring more traffic into your blog.
7 Simple Tips to Boost Traffic to Your Blog.
Here are 5 simple techniques you can use to increase your blog traffic. Even starting with a couple of them and then adding more as you go along can help increase traffic to your blog.
1. Post Often. Increase Post Frequency.
One of the keys to increasing traffic to your blog is to post often. Regular posts of valuable content will continually build your site with more and more content that can be found by the searchings, giving you more chances of being found by the search engines.
Posting often and consistently will make your site more valuable and useful for those who visit your site and making them more likely to come back again. It will also make your posts more likely to be linked to by others. Fresh content keeps people coming back.
2. Comment Other Blogs.
Commenting on other blogs in your related niche is a great way to build traffic. Make a list of some of the best 25-30 blogs in your niche area and comment on them regularly. Don’t comment on older blogs as a rule, they don’t help much.
Try to comment on 10 or more blogs every day. Try to be one of the first 5 people to comment. This will assure that you are more likely noticed by future readers and will help bring traffic to your blog. It will also help build relationships with other leaders in your niche.
Make a habit of commenting on other related blogs on a regular basis.
3. Add Outbound Links.
Try to include at least one outbound link in each post. This is a good way to build traffic over time. Link to a related post in your blog. This will send a trackback to those related posts. These trackbacks are placed under the comments of the other posts for their visitors to see. Then visitors to those other posts can click on your trackback to come visit your blog which will bring you more traffic.
Add outbound links to each post.
4. Interlink Your Posts.
Adding links to your old posts into your new posts is a good way to increase SEO, as well as keep visitors on your site longer. They may see a link to an old post that interests them and click to that before leaving your site. The longer visitors stay on your site the greater chance of looking at your offers.
Link to other relevant or related posts. You can put 1 or several links as appropriate. This is a great way to increase search engine optimization, but also provide a service to your readers so they find your other useful posts more easily.
5. Guest Blogging.
Writing posts for other highly rated blogs as a guest blogger is a great way to increase your blog traffic. By writing guest posts for blogs with high traffic you gain exposure to the readers of those blogs.
You’ll need to build a relationship with the owners of those blogs first. Get to know them through Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. Build a relationship first and then ask about writing a guest blog. Write a quality post worthy of their readers attention.
Writing guest blogs brings backlinks to your blog, as well as brings visitors to your blog from the readers of those blogs.
6. Use Youtube Videos.
Add videos to Youtube and link to them in your blogs. Youtube is the #2 search engine on the Internet. Use it to your benefit.
Create videos related to the content of you blogs and link them in your blogs. In the comments on Youtube be sure to put the posts URL in the description so it builds a link back to the post.
Youtube and videos is a great way to build traffic. It does take time, but it’s can be well worth it.
7. Article Submission Marketing.
Use some of you best content and submit it as articles to article submission sites. This creates links back to your site and gives you added exposure in other areas of the internet. Article submission is a good way to build your traffic to your site.
Here are some of the Article Submission sites to consider:
Many of you may already be aware of these strategies to boost your blog traffic. But if you’re reading this post, maybe it’s still not working for you. Try putting just 1 or 2 of these tips into practice at a time and building each month with others to make it a habit of doing them.
Each tip, when put into practice can help bring you added traffic to your blog and bring you even closer to the success you’re looking for in your internet marketing business.
Here’s to your blogging success!
Jerry D Ross
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