Your site needs traffic to be successful. Right?
So where does this traffic come from?
You need visitors, lots of visitors to read your great content , and here are the tips to increase your site traffic.
Good and informative content will attract more visitors and search engine spiders. However, don’t depends only on search engine traffic.
For a healthy and successful blogging career, you need to build relationships with your readers and other bloggers .
Let’s discuss some of the best tips to increase your blog traffic . See the detailed Infograpic based on this post.
Simple Tips To Drive More Traffic to Your Site – Video
I have created a video tutorial for this .
1. Write Well and Post Often
If you didn’t have to write much before, you sure do now. Create content that demonstrates your expertise. This is the first step in your blogging success.
Frequently updating your blog with fresh content will attract visitors and search engines. When you blog often, the search engine spiders will visit frequently, and this could help your traffic.
Make sure that you are consistent with your topic. Deliver high quality, legitimate, credible content. This will give you more loyal readers.
2. Submit Your Blog to Popular Search Engines
Submit your blog to popular search engines like Google ,Yahoo & Bing. Most of the search engines provide ’add sitemap’ or ‘site link’ options .
Sitemap tells Search Engines about pages on your site. I already shared a post on How to submit sitemap to Google .
3. Design a Well Structured Site
Your site should be easy to use, navigate, and understand. Give a better experience to your users and drive more traffic to your site. No one wants to visit an ugly , unordered and complex site .
Categorize your posts , give proper tags and arrange all the posts in a structured way. Put all important items in your menu.
4. Provide RSS & Email Subscription Options
Allow your readers to subscribe to your blog via RSS or Email . You can easily set up an RSS button and email subscription option on your blog . This will notify your readers when you publish a new post.
5. Know the Power of Comments
Blog Commenting is the very easy way to get links . It not only help to build links but also gives traffic . If you leave a meaningful comment on a topic , chances are high for people visit the commenter’s website .
Try to respond all comments on your blog to engage your readers. This will keep them coming back.
6. Consider Guest Blogging
Guest blogging is one of the powerful ways to build strong, high-quality relationships. That may also help you to develop business opportunities, professional connections,brand value and link juice.
Try to publish guest posts in related niche blogs.
7. Participate in QA sites, Forums
Yahoo Answers is my favorite. You can attract thousands of visitors to your site with your answers . Try to give the best answer to the question . You can put your link in the source . You will get more visitors if your answers solve their problem.
Participate in the Forums to get more visitors and reputation in your niche.
8. Intelligent Use of Social Media
Social shares such as Tweets, Likes, and Pluses affects your search engine ranking . So try to get maximum shares for your post . Update all your posts in these social networks and actively participate in discussions.
Don’t try to build links . Try to earn links . People really want to share stuff if they think it’s cool and interesting. These links are considered as the best and most lasting way to promote the popularity of your content than any other method.