My recent post, 10 Great Ways to Get Noticed as a Blogger, was welcomed with huge success. What I’ve learned: we’d all like more traffic.
Regardless of your motives for writing, I’ve never heard of someone saying they wanted less traffic. Without readers, what’s the point of blogging?
As your traffic levels grow, it gets easier and easier to get new readers, and with more people to share, retweet, and post about your content, you’ll eventually experience the snowball effect.
Even big bloggers, though, need to think about traffic; those social shares and links won’t always happen on their own.
Whatever stage you’re at with your blog, these tips will help you get more traffic.
In the last two weeks, I’ve been researching SEO and Alexa rankings along with increasing followers and viewers since one of my bucket list items for the year was to gain 25,000 followers and reach 10,000,000 views! I know; crazy right? At first, it was overwhelming! I didn’t even know where to start. I knew that I had an alexa.com ranking but I didn’t know how to improve it. I knew that I was quickly gaining followers, but I never really thought about why. I’ve finally come up with a list of things that I do regularly to improve my rankings, followers, and viewers and I’d like to share my findings. I am by no means an expert; I’ve already learned that when it comes to linking to other blogs, but I do think I have a few great tips to share. In return, I’d love your feedback and if you have anything that I’m missing, please share with others. We are, after all, a community and it is that community that leads to success. Continue reading