Every blogger out there wants to have a blog with dedicated readers and large traffic. Every blogger wants to earn money through his/her blog and they can. only if they have nice enough traffic to their blog. Here i am sharing 10 most common and best ways to drive traffic to your blog.
- Search engines:- Submit your blog to various search engines like google, yahoo, bing etc. Most search engines provide a 'Submit' link (or something similar) to notify the search engine of your new blog, so those search engines will crawl it and include your pages in their results.
- Blog commenting:- Comment on other people's blog with similar niche.There are lot of blogs using services like CommentLuv, Intense Debate or disqous which allows you to leave your website's link in the comment. if you write interesting and helpful comments than people will surely click your link.
- Good content:- write good and informative post so that people will come back to your blog looking for something interesting and informative, thus building your reputation on the web.
- Social bookmarking:- Submit your blog posts to various bookmarking sites like StumbleUpon and Digg etc. so that people can visit and review your post and if found helpful they can promote your content on these sites for others to see.
- Social networking:- Build a brand of your Blog on various social networking sites like facebook and twitter so that you have a reputation in the market and thus driving more traffic. you can promote your post to your friends on these sites and they can also help to promote your blog to his/her other friends.
- Post regularly:- If you post on regular basis you can drive more traffic to your blog by providing fresh and latest content to your readers.
- Blog directories:- Submit your blog to various blog directories which will also bring direct search traffic to your blog because some of the directories appear at top of search results and also proves to be a good backlinks to your site. Some of the famous blog directories are technorati, Dmoz and Blog Engage.
- Blog Forums:- Regularly post and communicate on blog forums like Digital point forum, webmaster forum etc. You can add your websites link in your signatures on your forum post.
- Guest posting:- You can write post on famous blogs, so that more people can know about your writing skills and builds your reputation on internet and thus driving more traffic to your blog.
- Paid advertisements:- If you can spend money you can advertise about your blog through various paid advertisement services like google ad words, affinity ads, sponsored reviews etc.
These are some of the ways i have tried successfully to drive traffic to my blog. Hope these works for you too. I would love too hear from you too.