10 Ways To Increase Your Blog Traffic - Giving birth to blog is the first phase of blogging, and after being done with first phase majority of bloggers believe they are done with everything, and now they will start receiving lot of traffic automatically from the search engines and other sources. But that’s not true, building a blog is only the very beginning phase, and driving traffic to that established blog is another tough phase on which blogger have to face couple of issues in driving traffic to his blog.
Not only the beginner bloggers face these issues, the general bloggers, and even the pro-bloggers have also faced these kind of issues, because somehow generating the traffic for blog needs marketing and social skills, and the blogger should have one of these skills to survive in the internet world with its blog. Every blogger dreams that one day his blog will be the first source of his readers to check out, and to reach such milestone he/she have to do many tough works to get ultimate traffic to his blog or website. There are couples of ways to drag traffic to the blog, even there are many pro-marketers that can bring traffic to a single web-page blog or website with their amazing skills on the social networks, but you have to admit you are not one of them, who can do that.
So, once you admit that you can’t bring traffic to your blog like them, then how could you bring least traffic to your blog and start entering into the internet world. The traffic of blog depends on the reputation of blog, and the reputation of the blogger or reporter who are working on the blog. As I have mentioned before, there are several methods to drive traffic to blog, and it totally depends on you what you choose to drag traffic and community towards yourself. There are 10 most ways to increase traffic of your blog that I am using from months to drag traffic to my blogs and websites.
10 Insane Ways To Increase Your Blog / Website Traffic:
1- Social Networking & Bookmarking
Social networking and bookmarking is something what that can make you popular among everybody in the world, and can also bring you to the top of the list. It totally depends on you how you use these social networks websites, and the social bookmarking websites where users daily go to check out fresh content. Starting with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+: these are the website that can bring ultimate traffic to your blog, but only if you are covering and seeding the content on the perfect time or at least when users want it. Ending on the websites like Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Reddit & Digg: these are the websites that are being used by the users to check out the daily fresh content for the specific category. The webmasters, and internet marketers use these tools to bookmark their latest content, and tries their best to achieve the first page of these websites.
Emailing list is one of the silent processes in building up the traffic for your blog, it totally requires the reader permission before you start seeding your content to their email addresses. It depends on you how you get their permission to send out your daily or weekly content to them in an email. To gain such permission from your readers, you must have to equip your blog with email subscription widgets and services, which takes your readers email id’s and save them in a list to send out your weekly or daily content in an email update.
3- Yahoo Answers
Using the Yahoo Answers for getting traffic is the most helpful method in achieving good traffic. You can use their search options to figure out the threads where users have asked questions related to your content. If you ever found any thread related to your content, simply leave a real comment along with your blog post link as a reference, it will help you a lot in gaining authority and as well as traffic in the internet world.
Quora is very similar to the Yahoo Answers, but currently the service is limited to number of users, and those limited users are normally the internet marketers, geeks, and the experts from all over the world. So leaving your link in such a powerful community can increase your valued readers, if you perform good in Quora community, you will start getting the real comments from your readers, where you would find that your readers are more intelligent than you. Yes, it’s true!
This step is not going to work for majority of bloggers, as they already missed out the chance to gain the old traffic, but undoubtedly it is beneficial for the beginner bloggers who are still running their trail blogs and website. Trail blogs and websites are those pieces of code that you have run during the very early age of your blogging. You can redirect that old blog traffic to new blog easily, by using different methods. You can simply inform the users with a blog post that you are moving to a new blog, and the old blog will be dead.
6- Run a Giveaway
In the whole universe, everyone wants the free stuff, and especially the stuff they want to use, or they are using but not with genuine authority to use them. It is a great practice to do giveaway of different things that are related to your niche on your blog, and to get remain in touch with your readers by running giveaways. The giveaways are something like a speed bump in your blog traffic, so make sure you are giving away the correct item, and doing it on a perfect time.
7- Blog Commenting
It is one of the most oldest method to gain traffic for your blog, but with arise of more dirty marketing, the blog commenting transform into the massive spamming, and majority of blogs start disabling the feature on their blogs. But still there are number of blogs with massive comment loving readership. The comments section is one of the great sections of someone others blog, which actually allows you to tell his readers that you also own something crazy and interesting stuff for them. Before leaving any comment on your same niche blogger, must think twice, as it will reflect your personality to the blog readers, and as well to the blog administrator.
8- Interlinking Your Previous Articles
Linking your previous articles increases your traffic, and page views as well. It allows users to browse through couple of your articles easily, and as well as allow different pages to gain some juice from your highly ranked pages. Search engines like Google love these interlinking of content, and rank every page very smartly.
9- Guest Blogging
Guest blogging is one of the ultimate method to gain market and reader ship from other blogs. With guest blogging, you can easily share your views about different topics on someone else blog, and in regard it rewards you with market reorganization. It helps you a lot in gaining traffic from all over the niche, and it also improves your blog ranks in the search engines, as mostly blogs allows guest bloggers to leave maximum two links to their website.
10- Using YouTube
You must be thinking that how could we use a video portal to get traffic for our blog? Well the answer is pretty simple; you can gain lot of traffic, and social hype with YouTube. All you have to seed your most important content in a video format. YouTube helps you a lot in gaining traffic, all you have to do is recording a video of the tip and tutorial you are covering on your blog and to share it on other social network websites.