How to Get More Traffic to Your Blog and Keep It There
The first big challenge for every Blogger, is to create an audience, since they will be the ones who will read what you publish, and will support you to highlight. A blog, regardless of age, if it does not have an audience or loyal readers, is not working as it should.
That’s why we leave here some tips:
1. Make Your Content Irresistible
All the promotion in the world will not build a thriving audience if your content is the worst. The truly amazing Content, products or services are your Best Marketing Tool. Everything you do online has to start with creating something incredible.
The key is to write something so incredibly irresistible, deep and beautiful, that people are compelled to read and share it. This way you will create Viral content.
2. Make Your Titles Irresistible
For each visitor entering your site and reading an Article, probably another 10-20 have seen the title elsewhere. The key question is: How many people are attracted to clicking on the title, and reading your Article? You must learn to write flashy titles that generate curiosity, interest, and even fear or anger in your potential readers.
3. Do Something Different and Remarkable
The best way to stand out from the crowd is to be original and remarkable. Strive every day to create something innovative. If you only write, try to write in a fun and entertaining way, out of the ordinary. Use your creativity. You can create presentations in slideshare, infographics, videos, surveys, interviews with personalities of your niche, and an endless number of other things.
- Be Original and Remarkable
- Write in a Fun and Entertainment Way
- User Your Creativity
- Create Presentations
4. Make Guest Posting
This is one of the most effective strategies, and once used little. You just have to find popular Blogs related to your theme, and get them to publish a couple of Articles of yours with a link to your Blog.
5. Turn Your Visitors Into Subscribers
If every visitor entering your site returns weekly, your Blog would be a success. The best way to get a higher percentage of them back is to make at least most of them subscribe. You must enable subscriptions by Mail, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Feed, YouTube and any other means at your fingertips.
Some ideas to generate more subscribers are:
- Create specials only for subscribers (free coupons, gifts, etc.)
- Create a welcome message for new visitors inviting them to subscribe.
- Place Opt-In Forms in strategic places of your Blog (header, sidebar, inside articles, at the bottom of the page)
- Make it Easy for your Visitors to share your content (use DiggDigg plugin)
6. Use Social Proof to Your Favor
Do you have enough followers on Twitter, Facebook, Mail, Feed? So prove it. The best way to create a good impression is to show how many people recommend your website.
You can do it by showing how many followers or subscribers you have in each Social Network, by placing a banner on your Sidebar that says “We are +1,500 now” – or creating a Testimonies page.
7. Optimize your site with SEO
Make sure your site is search engine friendly. So you can have good positioning and get a considerable amount of visits to your articles. Every day, thousands or millions of people search on Google about the Information / Services or Products you offer, and most of them enter the first Result Sites.
If you are not among the first places, you are losing customers and money.
What are you waiting for to Optimize your Site for Search Engines?
8. Have a Professional Design
The design of your site is more important than you think. Imagine what happens if because of a lot of work you get x number of visits, and then, those visits leave your site 8 seconds later because of your website horrible design.
That would be somewhat painful, right?
Your website design is a fundamental part in the First Impression that causes your brand. It is the first thing your visitors see before reading your content.
9. Launch of a Product or Service
Did you know that launching a new product or service can really help your audience grow? It is true.
Launching a product, always leads to a lot of interview requests, links from other blogs, association surveys.
By having a digital product you can create an Affiliate Program, where your fellow bloggers can send you traffic and earn a commission for each sale. That way you would get more customers!
10. Make your site as fast as possible
When it comes to user experience, Google’s research experiments show that faster site speed leads to happier users, increased productivity, and more time users spend browsing.
Moreover, research by Kissmetrics showed that 40% of people will abandon a site if it takes longer than three seconds to load. 47% of users expect a page to load in two seconds or less.
Overall, the speed of your site has a greater impact on user satisfaction than extra “bells and whistles”. It doesn’t matter how great a site looks: if it loads too slowly, users will click away.
Choose three or more items from this list. Put them into practice in the next two days, come back here and inform us about the results you have obtained.
If you have already tried some of these strategies, let us know by leaving a comment below.