How To Increase Web Traffic For Free And Be Successful? Part I
As a blogger, do you wish you had more visitors to your blog? Getting traffic is essential for any online business to survive and flourish. There are numerous methods to boost traffic on your website. We will look at important methods that will yield best results for your blog.
1. Be the first one to comment on top blogs
As a blogger, you need to make a list of popular blogs in your niche. Try to be among the first ten commenters on the top blogs in your niche. As soon as the blog update happens, you need to post a quick but helpful comment for other readers of the blog. If you have written about similar topic on your blog, link to that article while commenting so that others can follow the link and get your perspective on it. Subscribing to the top blogs will help you be aware about the latest updates on those blogs.
2. Post updates on social media websites
There is a growing trend of social media marketing utilized by most of the blogs to get traffic. There are number of social networking websites used by bloggers to share updates. The social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. are free to use and best sources to get immediate traffic to your blog. Usage of each of these websites will depend on the type of content on your blog. Twitter is best for posting quick and short updates about your blog posts while Instagram is best for posting images to attract readers.
3. Make headlines as interesting to read as possible
Headline is the first thing a reader notices on any blog. Well begun is half done and it applies in case of blogs. Without a great headline, readers will not be interested to visit your blog and know more about the article. Using free tools for writing titles e.g. headline analyzer tool from co-schedule can help you write great headline for your blog posts.
4. Write guest posts on big blogs
Getting your blog posts published on big blogs is not an easy task. A lot of luck and persuasion is required from your side to get the guest blogging assignment on top websites. Follow top websites in your niche who accept guest posts. See a few examples of the guest posts published in order to plan your guest article. Approach the blog owners and pitch an idea that may be useful for the readers of their blogs. Never try to convince the site owners about a blog topic already written about unless it adds significant value to it.
5. Link to other bloggers to build trust
As a blogger, you must link to other blogs who have discussed similar topics earlier. It is one of the best ways to grab attention of top bloggers and build trust among your readers. If they also link back to your blog, you will get traffic as well as trust from your readers. While linking to other blogs, you need to make sure that you are using the right keywords.
We will discuss the remaining techniques in the next post. So what techniques do you use to generate traffic to your blog? Please share your experience regarding what has worked well for you and what did not.