5 Proven Methods To Increase Your Blog’s Traffic For Free

In every blogger’s WishList is getting decent good amount of quality traffic flowing to his/her webblog. This is simply because when you’re getting quality traffic; your blog tends to enjoy wider exposure, more social and email subscribers , more sales if your blog do offers product, more voluntary clicks of PPC program like adsense which of course will leads to more revenue and lots more – the list is endless!

So whether you’re looking for means to get traffic to your blog for free, or you want to learn how to increase traffic, or have a new website with no traffic, this post would surely be of great deal help to you.

Increase Blog Traffic

No matter whatever reasons why you choose establish a blog,  driving traffic is one major aspect that you shouldn’t neglect. Though  there  are several ways to increase traffic to your blog in which you  must be very aware of when doing so as some information on the web might  leads you to perform tricky methods which Search Engines especially Google detest.
However on this post, i’ll be sharing the Proven and Legal Methods on How To Increase Your Blog’s Traffic.

How To Get and Increase Your Blog’s Traffic

1. Social Media: Does Your Blog have a fanpage? I mean a Social Networking Page where Your Readers can easily subscribe to. Example of NSB Social Pages are that of the facebook here and twitter social profile. With these social profiles, i can easily send new and previous interesting updates to NSB readers but if you had not gotten a Social Page for your blog yet, you can create one for absolutely free and once you’ve setup the social pages, let your readers know about them by installing the social media widget on your blog.
Now things doesn’t stop there!

Ensure you setup automatic updates when new post is published so your social subscribers can get to read about new updates. When you’re not creating a new post, you can share a snippet of a previous interesting post from your blog and include the link of the post using bufferapp. For instance, if you are to re-share this post in the nearest future, you can say;

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2. Blog’s Commenting: One of the most effective way to increase your site’s traffic is by visiting other people’s blog mostly related to your Niche and Leaving Meaningful Comment. You might want to say “I’ve did this before but doesn’t work”. Well, it must have been that you’re doing it in the wrong way like maybe leaving short unrelated comment.
Try to read the Post carefully and Focus on leaving a sincere and related comment rather than to just drop your link. Comments which includes your link and not relating to the post is sure not to get approved or to be deleted.

Leaving a sincere comment will make either the author or a reader to check more about you/your blog thus increasing your blog’s traffic. However do not overdo this as too much external links linking to your blog especially from a Non-Authority Blog is basically not good.

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3. Guest Posting: Guest Posting simply means an act of publishing a Post on another blog. While the definition might sounds simple; Guest Posting is not just about posting some *gibberish word* or copying articles and expecting traffic to flow from the source since you’ve included your url in the bio on the Post. Your article must be of good Quality, Plagiarism-Free, and Related to the Niche of the Website; where Guest Posting is to be done before it got accepted by the website owner.
When you’re on a quest to guest post, my Golden advice for you is not to think of only building Links to your website but to Add Value to the Website where Guest Posting is to be done. A source even quoted “You should write a Post which will be much better than if you are to write on your blog

By Delivering a Quality Post, Most Readers will be tempted to check out your blog and that’s sure going to Increase your Blog’s Traffic. There are high chances that some will even love to be your email and social subscribers.

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4. Forum Participation: When you register on a Popular Forum, do not forget to include your blog URL (if allowed) in your bio and participate in the aspect of that forum that deals with your niche more frequently. What i mean by participating is; Publishing Good Topics and Leaving ideas or Suggestion in other user’s Comment. Eventually people in the forum if finds your post/comment worthy would want to research about you thereby discovering your blog 😉
You can join OgbongePlanet if you’re looking for a forum target to webmaster and bloggers.

5. Using Hastag For Social Engagement: As mentioned in No #1 on Social Media, did you know you can gain extra traffic by using hashtag. Of course you can! hashtag works majorly for twitter and Googleplus and when doing this, you should avoid too much of hashtags.
It is also recommended you add Hashtag to the keyword that describe the topic of that your tweet.

So there you go!
The proven methods to increase your blog’s traffic.
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About Tunde Sanusi (Tuham)

A Creative Fellow, Web Designer, Storyteller and Nigerian Blogger. I love using my knowledge to teach people something new or solves problem
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18 thoughts on “5 Proven Methods To Increase Your Blog’s Traffic For Free

  1. Hello Tunde,

    Thanks for sharing your 5 proven ways to drive traffic. I must say these ways if implement properly, can start driving traffic to blog easily.

    For traffic generation, I believe email marketing and blogging communities are very effective. If you have an email list and you are active in blogging communities and content curation sites, then you can drive traffic to your new articles instantly.

    What do you think about it?

    Do share your views.

    Ankit

  2. Hi Ankit, Indeed you're right.

    Blogging communities are very good and its what i refer to as No #4 which is Forum. Concerning the email marketing, i've not given it much thought but will make research on that. Thanks for the sincere contribution.

  3. Hello Tunde.

    Nice article. All above mentioned tips are really useful for driving traffic to the blog. However top 4 tips are known by me, but point 5 is quite new. I had no idea hash tag could be useful for driving traffic.

    This is my first read on your blog as I have joined kingged recently And found this post there. Since it seemed very useful, couldn't resist myself to comment. Thanks for sharing such an informative post.

  4. Hi Sonam, Hashtag are simple and effective ways to drive traffic when used correctly. Am glad you grabbed something here.

    Thanks for the visit, i hope for your more-coming back. Kindly share with friends too.

  5. Hello Tunde, I really found this post a helpful one. I will also like to add this, people underestimate the power of stumbleupon. It is a nice tool and could generate good traffic for you. Keep up the good work with your blog bro 👍

  6. Good to see you here Kaesy | I once heard about stumbleupon somewhere that it can also helps in increasing a blog's traffic, and here you are, also testifying to it.
    Thanks for the additional info. i really appreciate your contribution

  7. Hello Tunde,
    Like the way you have been able to present this wonderful traffic ideas
    I definitely gained some points which I will rightly go and try out now

    Thanks for sharing

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