Everyone is looking for more blog traffic, but not just more blog traffic, more quality traffic, visits, likes, shares and video views. Here are seven suggestions to start getting more traffic and engagement to all or any your site properties.
#1 Forums. There are numerous forums where people congregate to talk about specific topics. Much like blog commenting, by participating in the conversions and adding value, you can draw attention to yourself and your blog. Other participants may follow your profile link, or maybe if it’s helpful, you can link right to a blog post in one of your forum posts.
#2 Commenting On Other Blogs. You can even use blog commenting to construct relationships with other bloggers, and get in front of their audience. Whenever you leave insightful or helpful blog comments, not only can the author notice, but other readers might notice too. And there’s a good chance they’ll click on the link to check out your website. If it’s relevant, you can also leave a link back to your blog right in your comment.
#3 Answer Questions on Quora. Quora is a location to ask and respond to your questions. There are threads on just about everything, and you can use include links in your answers. Search quora for topics associated with your blog post. When possible, answer questions and include a link back to your blog post to get more in-depth advice. Many of these threads can get viewed for time to come.
#4 Post On Reddit. There exists a huge community on Reddit that would rather spend time on the Internet. Find subreddits linked to your business or blog post topic and start participating. When you have a new blog post to market, share it in a relevant subreddit. The key to success the following is to make sure you’re starting an interesting or helpful discussion, not just dropping a link.
#5 Build An Email List & Offer Value. Hopefully, you’re already building an email list on your website. Not only will this get potential customers back to your website, but these people could also share your content on social networking, expanding your reach. You can maximize this a little more forward by running email competitions as part of your content and exclusive incentives for subscribers to share with you content in return for winning prizes or special one off ’email only’ prizes. Just as your submissions are unique on different platforms, so should your email, so consider the original content contain in email too.
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