Category Archives: Increase Traffic

Four Tips to Increase Traffic for a Beginner

This past week, a friend from college approached me with some basic questions about starting a blog. I decided to give her some much-needed advice, not only about monetization strategies, but also about how to increase her traffic. While IContinue Reading

Writing Strategic Content to Increase Engagement and Traffic

Writing Strategic Content to Increase Engagement and Traffic

Lately, though I have been re-thinking how I come up with content. While I may save time when it comes to the writing process, it costs me engagement and traffic in the long run because it fails to consider the reader. If you want to increase your traffic and engagement, you NEED to consider your reader. Making it interesting and relevant as well as timely can make a HUGE difference for the success of your blog. While I am still learning how to do this successfully, I have come to understand key principles for success. Continue reading Continue Reading

How to Effectively Host a Giveaway

While we all like to believe that our quality content and great writing style will be enough to consistently gain more readers, sometimes you need to make a bigger splash to draw attention to your blog. Hosting a giveaway is a great way to accomplish this with very little effort on your part.

While it may seem like giving away any amount of money for practically nothing would be enough to attract enough people, you have to market it well in order to be successful. Do you have a garage sale without an advertisement in the newspaper or fliers in the neighborhood? Absolutely not. Likewise, in order to effectively utilize a giveaway to grow traffic and readership, you have to plan it out. Continue reading Continue Reading

How to Obtain Quality Links to Your Site

If you are wanting to become a serious blogger, one of the most important aspects of building up your website is to work on creating natural, quality links that are directed toward your site from other sites. Having more high-quality links to your site will not only increase your site’s rankings (like Google’s pagerank, Mozrank, etc) as well as increase your Search Engine Optimization. While I could summarize the major benefits of links coming into your site, suffice it to say that the more people who are referencing you as a source of information the more credible and popular site your site will become. Continue reading Continue Reading

Ways to Improve Your SEO

A couple weeks ago, I realized that I was quite frustrated with my progress with my search engine traffic. I have known the basics of SEO for some time now, so I thought I would be at a different state than I currently am. From the beginning of the year, my traffic was steadily increasing. At the rate I was increasing, I was expecting to have over 30,000 monthly pageviews (on my main site alone) by the end of the calendar year. Then, something happened. I started to see a slight decline in traffic. Find out what I did about it. Continue reading Continue Reading

Using Twitter to Increase Traffic

Becoming a successful blogger means increasing your traffic. While it is possible to manipulate other blogging statistics, traffic is often a sign of popularity and success. There are many ways to increase your traffic, but social media sites are often overlooked in this discussion. Find out how twitter can be used to increase your traffic. Continue reading Continue Reading

Four Ways to Get More Traffic

It’s been a few weeks since Google’s most recent algorithm (Penguin) update has been released, affecting many websites. Anyone who has been around the blogosphere for a while knows that this hasn’t been the first. Between penguins and pandas, webmasters are always left guessing how to increase SEO and traffic in general. Learn four easy strategies you can use to increase your pageviews. Continue reading Continue Reading

Networking: Ways to Get Your Blog Noticed

Today it seems like it is more difficult than ever to stand out from many of the other hundreds of other blogs. I recently got an email asking me how to obtain a following with a new blog. I figured this would make a great post topic for many of you have recently started blogging and want to get noticed. If you are looking to draw attention to your blog, here are great ways to do so. Continue reading Continue Reading

Things to Get Your Blog to the Next Level

If you have been blogging for some time and only seeing mediocre success, you are probably wondering what else you can do to grow your site and make more money online. Sometimes it is hard to know what is important to focus on with the times changing so fast in the online world. What may have worked 6 months ago may not achieve the same results 6 months from now. Times change and so should you. Continue reading Continue Reading