5 Free Ways To Instantly Increase Your Blog Traffic
Is your blog traffic not what you expected? Are you experiencing few to no readers? It happens to the most active bloggers from time to time. There are some things you can do to instantly boost your traffic and readership. I put together 5 free ways to instantly increase your blog traffic. Implementing one or all will definitely give your blog the boost it needs. Practicing these tips on a regular basis creates a routine that is efficient and effective to keeping a steady stream of new traffic.
5 Steps To Boost Your Blog Traffic
There's more to blogging than just writing and clicking “publish”. If you're a daily blogger but aren't taking the extra steps to get new readers to your blog traffic will begin to suffer. Here are 5 tips you can implement today for an instant traffic boost. Add these steps into your daily action plan and they become second nature and help to keep a steady flow of free traffic to your content.
- Social Sharing and Link Personalization
Sharing your blog post on social media can help increase your blog readership immediately. To maximize social media sharing you can share your content more than once. Let's say you shared a piece today with some general text and it didn't get many views. Wait a week and reshare the blog post with the lead in text reframed. Maybe you ask a question rather than make a statement. Adding personalization to the lead in text may allow you to share the content again to grab audience attention that may have missed it the first or second go round. “Hey Bloggers” or “Hey Entrepreneurs” personalizes your link to your target audience and it can help pull in the right people. Sharing on multiple social media platforms in this way can create an avalanche of readers.
- Outsourcing Your Tasks
There are sites online where you can hire others to complete minor tasks that start consuming your time as your blog grows. Some major income earners outsource their blog content writing, as well as what's called “syndicating”. It's basically getting assistance in creating your content and the help you need to spread your content around. You can outsource what you can't do or what is eating up your valuable time so you can focus on the major marketing aspects of your business.
- Keywords and Search Engine Optimization
Word usage plays a major role in getting natural traffic. Your keyword usage should be planned out by who your target market is, what your contents objective is, and creating quality content that ranks properly. Keyword choices are important to attracting your target audience. What you blog about should be relative to your business offerings while still providing growing value to your audience. Hashtag usage on social media is a similar way to practice search engine optimization on your social media posts. If you don't understand SEO this is a task that can be outsourced rather inexpensively. If your posts are not ranking in the search engines how are people suppose to find your items? SEO is THE most important factor in ranking any type of online content. Don't skip this step!
- Automated Posting Tools
Time saving tools are a necessity to all businesses but there's still nothing better than personal touch in your business. Make sure that you have followed up to comments, likes, and shares so that readers know there is a real human behind the account. Too much automation or repetitive “buy me” posts will turn people off. Use the tools sparingly and always follow up with a personal response. Mix in personal stuff to keep things real and relatable.
- Repurposing Your Content
Repurposing your content is another way to get instant blog traffic. Each blog post you write can be converted into a video, an ebook, presentation, or repurposed in a way that is usable on another platform. Adding links back to your blog and sharing your content to places you aren't commonly active is a good way to increase readership. This method also helps getting your content under NEW users eyes.
I hope you took notes or bookmarked this post to resort back to when you implement these 5 ways to instantly increase your blog traffic. If you already use 1 or 2 of these methods comment below and tell me what your experience has been. These little things add up to big things and when blogging that means more traffic.
See you tomorrow,