How to Raise your Blogs Traffic


A few years ago, after getting some motivation, I began blogging. I wrote some good articles but did not have the slightest idea on marketing the posts. It was not until my 16th post that I decided to do something to improve the number of visitors and pageviews.

I became inquisitive and read many articles here and there . At one point I even purchased some online guide which turned out to be a scam. Despite the setback, I found various other reliable sources and implemented some strategies that have worked for me. This is therefore first hand information that I am about to share with you. It is important to distinguish the strategies into two categories
  • On Site SEO
  • Off Site SEO
Here is a list of the best marketing strategies that have worked for me:-
  1. On Site SEO
    • Publish articles relevant to post titles
    • - it irks readers when a promising title fails to deliver related content in the post. This has a negative impact on return visitors.
    • Use correct and proper labels in your posts.
    • Link related posts
    • Include rich search keywords in title, posts, descriptions and footer.
    • Post frequently and regularly
    • - determine the time of day you usually get your avalanche of visitors. It is best to publish at that time.
    • Integrate social media plugins e.g facebook like and share button
    • -this can be embeded below or at the top of a post. Its a great way to make your posts go viral.
  2. Off Site SEO
    • Use social media to engage your audience
    • - e.g facebook page, twitter handle and hash tags.
    • Submit your sites Url to search engines
    • - some search engines may not have crawled your site especialy if its new. They include Google, Yahoo, Bing, AskMe, Volumnia e.t.c
    • Comment on other blogs and leave backlinks that lead back to your site.
    • - This may also include guest blogging.
    • Join blog agregators such as Technorati, Bloggers, Bloglines, Amatomu, Plazoo
These strategies work best if you create interesting and accessible content. This means you must have satisfying content.
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1 comments:

  1. Hi would you mind stating which blog platform you're using? I'm going
    to start my own blog soon but I'm having a difficult time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I'm
    looking for something unique.
    P.S Apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!
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