Blogging Tips for new Bloggers on How to Increase Traffic to your Blog
Creating a website is a simple task that requires just a few hours. However, creating a well-known and successful website is more complicated. In fact, it is impossible for some bloggers. That’s why there are a lot of ‘’abandoned’’ blogs on the internet.
If your blog doesn’t have a lot of readers, it won’t be popular. In order to avoid this, you must make your blog noticed by readers and search engines. There are several tactics you should try, but not all of them are going to work for you. A good thing, you can try several of them and find the ones that are effective.
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Here are some of the best and well-known tips and tricks that can make your blog successful. In addition, you should try all of them, until you find ones that are most effective.
Pay attention to an audience that is not only going to appreciate but also share your content
Blogging is an interesting hobby, we all know that. All bloggers are passionate about it and they love every their post. However, if you want to have a successful blog, you know your audience and ‘’serve’’ them posts they want to read.
Pay attention to your audience. For example, if you have a car-related blog, where you write about tuning cars, do not write about statistic data of Ford or some car company. The main goal is to provide content that readers want to read and share with their friends. If a reader likes something, he or she is going to share it, obviously.
Another step is to direct your posts to a specific community. For example, if you have an aforementioned blog, do not waste your time on old women. They do not like tuning. In marketing, this mistake is known as a waste of time and money. In order to achieve this, certain companies spend billions!
On the other side, if you direct your content to males, you can expect success. Men are interested in tuning and they are going to love your blog. Even better, men like hanging out with friends with similar opinion, so they are going to share your content. This was just a sample. The main goal is to target your content towards those people who will want to read it.
Maybe this sounds like an already written story, but SEO is mandatory if you want to have a successful blog. Due to the fact there are a lot of articles, tips and tricks, on this subject, this point will be short. Read on why SEO is important
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The main goal with SEO is to write content that is going to be displayed on the first age of Google search results. This means that a lot of readers are going to read your posts. Remember that SEO is all about quality, not quantity!
What are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+
Aforementioned social media services are a great way to get friends, have a great time and SHARE. The last point is the most important for you. The purpose of these websites is to give you connections with other people.
You can understand how much important they are if you know that more than 1 billion people use Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn have 300 million and Twitter has 271 million.
This allows you to share your content with a lot of people in a single day. You will have to share your content on all services in order to maximize the effect. Create two accounts, brand and a personal account and share your posts and content.
Remember that readers want only the most quality content, so give them only that. In order to attract their attention, use HD pictures and videos. One picture will attract more readers that several posts.
Use Google Analytics
Google Analytics is free, but helpful, so you should use it. It is simple to use as well. All you need to do is to install it and check the results. You will be able to see which websites, send the most readers, number of visits, average time on site and a lot of other details.
Now, you know what you can improve and are there some drawbacks with your blog. You can adjust them and solve all problems.
Use pictures and graphics
If you have just a ton of text, your blog is going to be boring. Readers don’t like these type of websites. On the other side, if you add pictures and videos, your blog is going to be more popular than ever. Even better, it will look much better and modern. Use only HD content.
You can use third party services like Niice and Flickr in order to create the second traffic source. This source is linked with Image Search.
You should allow other users to use your pictures. Make sure you notify them (below a picture) that they have your permission to use it, but they must link that picture to your post. This means that you get free advertisement. This is a simple trick that all blogs use. Remember that some people are going to use your picture without linking them to your blog. Use Google Image Search in order to find them. Then, you can report them!
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