51 Ways to get more traffic to website

The most common Question for every blogger is How to increase Traffic to their blog/website.

Even if you have good content, good Pictures, etc. in your blog but then if  no body reads it then it seems useless.

so we bring 51 innovative ways to you for increasing your page views and making your blog popular among the audiences. These will not only increase the traffic to your blog but also give you good business out of your blog.

Checkout the 51 ways to get more traffic to your blog!!

Use the Most out of Social Media

1 Post an answer in Quora

Quora is a very popular Q&A platform in today’s time. The appropriate way to get traffic from Quora profile with a link back to your blog/website. Once your profile is created, find out the most viewed topics  and questions.  You can directly answer that topic with a link back to your blog/website. But keep in mind that answer should not look spammy or self promotional.

2 Facebook Profile

Facebook is the No. 1 social networking platform in today’s time. Every time your blog have a new post, share it in your Facebook profile with your friends and followers. Try to post the link at the best optimum time at your location so that your post does not get lost. As per my experience and research best time to post in social media is either at morning or evening time as majority of people are active at this time.

3 Facebook Page

Apart from your normal facebook profile, create a facebook page which will create a brand for your blog/website.  Link your website/blog to this page and regularly update it with your blog post. To get the most follower of page you should sometime also share the content from the other website sometime which are interesting and it will help your followers to always engage.

4 Post to Twitter

Twitter is another popular social media where you can market your blog. As per my personnel experience the conversion ratio of twitter is not very high as facebook, but it provides you the high number of followers and help you to create a brand name.

5 Instagram

Instagram does not provide the linking back facility to your blog/website, but you can link your blog/website to your profile. Having large number of followers in the Instagram helps you to create a brand for yourself. Further, people can check your blog/website which is linked to your profile to find more photos and details.

6 Pinterest

Add your blog/website to your pinterest profile. Also you can become part of the various pinboard or create your pinboard yourself. Add your blogs post in the pinboards which will be shared with your followers and will get you more traffic.

7 Youtube

If you do not create a video for your blog/website you should create it now. Sharing it on youtube get you more popularity and you can get traffic also to your website. It also help you to build your brand name.

8 Tumblr

Tumblr is another social media where you can share your blog post with your followers. Getting followers on tumblr is not easy but have patience as once you have a large followers on the tumblr it will give you a direct traffic to you.

9 Link to your Skype Status

Whenever you’re logged in to Skype, have a link to your site in your status. It’s a good reminder to anyone you’ve connected with before to check out your site and see what’s new.

10 Appear in Podcast

Find a small podcast that talks about anything related to your business, and then reach out to the host about interviewing you as a guest. Once you’ve done a smaller one, you can use that interview to score bigger and bigger interviews and move up. Remember to mention the name of your site in the interview.

11 LinkedIn Profile

Share all your blog post on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a professional network. Sharing the quality content from your blog on LinkedIn will not only help you to get the traffic to your blog/website but help you to get noticed by big brands which can help you to get good opportunity.

12 Facebook Group

Become member of the facebook group of your niche and share your blog post regularly with the group. Remember you should not look like spammy and some time also involve yourself in helping the other members with their questions. You can also create your own group and manage it !!

13 LinkedIn Group

Like facebook, you can also create a group in LinkedIn or you can become member of any popular group of your niche. Share your blog post in that group regularly and get some quality traffic.

14 Github Profile

If you have a technical knowledge/developer and regularly use Github , you can create a Github profile and add your blog/website to the same.

15 Google +

Like facebook, you can also use Google + to get the traffic to your blog

16 Google + Community

Similar to facebook/LinkedIn groups

17 Add Sharing button to your article

Always add easy to share social media button to your article in your post. This will help your readers to easily share it in social media and thus help you to get more traffic.

18 Ping people when mention in the article

If you mention an influencer or brand in your content, shoot them an email or tag them on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. If the content is good and makes them look good, they’ll frequently share it with their audiences

19 Join Twitter Chats

One way to get more targeted traffic from Twitter is to join Twitter chats on topics that are relevant to you.  If someone ask question on a topic on which you have a blog article , you can drop link to your site as long as it does not look spammy.

20 Yahoo Groups

Yahoo Groups are communities of like minded people talking about their interests, and is a perfect place to find people who could be interested in your products or content.

21 Slack Teams

If you’re a member of any Slack Teams, you can share your new articles there with people who might be interested in them. Or you can share a link to another place that you’ve posted your article (such as reddit) and suggest they go vote it up and comment on it.

22 Reddit

Find relevant subreddits to your niche and share your content or products with them. Just be careful! Reddit doesn’t like self promotion, so you don’t want to just throw links to your site up without becoming a member of the community first.

23 Digg

Similar to Reddit, you can share you content with Digg and get popularity among diggers.

24 Tribber

Tribber is a content marketing community. You can become member of any community in the tribber and share your content with them. The best advantage of the tribber is that your content reaches not only to your community members but also to the followers of them in the social media such as twitter.

25 Inbound

Inbound is also a community site such as tribber where you an share your content with the members of the community and get the traffic.

26 Flipboard

Flipboard was launched in July 2010 world’s first social magazine, where content from social networks, publishers, online sources and photo sharing sites could all be accessed in one place. Read more at How to use Flipboard to get traffic

Simlar to tribber and inbound.

Email Marketing

27 Update Email Signature 

In your email signature, set your name to link to your site, or include a call to action in the signature telling people why they should go look at your site.

28 Add an auto responder with a link to your site

If you go offline for a few days, set up a “vacation” auto responder that tells people to check out your site while you’re gone.

29 Direct Email Outreach

Before or after you write a post, you can find people who have tweeted about similar topics  then reach out to them about your upcoming, or posted, article. and ask them for their contribution and then their investment will likely help out a bit to increase the traffic as they will also be promoting for you because of their contribution.

30 Newsletter

Perhaps, Newsletter is the one of the most common and effective way to get the traffic. Make your own and check the results !!

PR/Press

31 Publications

If you have a new product or feature that certain blogs or publications would want to tell their readers about, let the writers know! They’re always looking for great stories, and if you know how to pitch, getting picked up isn’t hard. You can find some of the press sites review here

32 Google News

If you a news site or a site which put timely content which are of nature of news, you can get it listed on Google News.

33 Get on Radio

If you are good at speaking, reach out to the radio station near your area and ask them that you can provide exper advice to their customer on certain topic. During, the broadcast make sure you mention name of your website.

34 Get on TV

Similar to Get on Radio.

35 Use HARO to be featured in the articles

By signing up for HARO (help a reporter out) you have the opportunity to be interviewed by reporters looking for experts in a certain field. They need people to interview for articles, so they turn to HARO to source them. When you select a few fields that you’re knowledgeable in, you’ll get emails daily from reporters looking for experts on related topics. Then, if you’re interviewed, you can mention an article or part of your site relevant to the interview.

On Your site

36 Interview Influencers on your site

By interviewing an influencer in your space, and making sure it’s excellent, you lend credibility to your site by having them on it, and you can ask them to share it with their audiences. This also gives you an opportunity to rank on search engines for their name, so that when people are searching for more info on them, your site pops up.

37 Grow your Email List

Make sure that your blog/website has a option where users can subscribe to your newsletter. In this way you regularly share your new blog post with them.

38 Create a forum

Create a active forum on your website where people can participate on various topics. Active forums help you to get continuous traffic and loyal viewers.

39 Review Companies and Product

You can reach some brands and ask them that you can review their companies and product for free or some marginal money. Share the post with them also once done. This will help you to get the traffic from their followers too once they share your blog with them.

40 Run a Giveaway

A giveaway is an excellent tactic to get more traffic to your site as well as get more email subscribers. Since the giveaway give incentive to people to invite their friends to it, you’ll see a ton of referral traffic from the participants inviting their friends.

On Other website

41 Guest Post

Reach out to sites in the same niche as you and suggest content that their audience might be interested in. Then just include a few tactful links back to your site and products, without making it seem like you’re just trying to promote yourself. For travel blogging, you can do it with us and in return you get noticed by our ~4000 followers on the social media. To share your travel stories click here.

42 Comment on relevant blogs

Commenting on the relevant blog of your niche help you to get some traffic to your website. Although the number may not be that high but surely you will get some.

43 Submit to Site Aggregators

Site aggregators are a good place to submit your site to so that it can be found by people looking for new sites to check out. And if it performs well there, they’ll feature it higher, and the free traffic will increase. For eg. Small Budget Big Trips have a travel bloggers directory. Alltop.com is also one of the site aggregators where you can register your site.

44 Create a wikipedia Page

If you already have a decent numbers of page views you can create your own wikipedia page. Then within the page you can link back to your own site to drive more traffic to it.

45 Add your article to wikipedia references

Find Wikipedia articles about topics that you’re written about or have content around, and then suggest that parts of Wikipedia pages be linked back to your site as a reference. It’s a nofollow link, but it can still help send some traffic your way.

Search Engine Optimization

46 Add names to your images

Always add names to your images which will help search engines to find and display in the search results.

47 Interlink your post

In each blog post, include links to your other blog posts. This helps your SEO rankings, and also helps people stay on your site longer by going down the rabbit hole of your content.

48 Keywords for your blog

Your SEO keywords are the key words and phrases in your web content that make it possible for people to find your site via search engines. Always do research about the keywords you are using. Using popular and good keywords help in getting good search engine ranking

49 Errors

Always ensure not to have the grammatical or typo error in the post. This will help you to get good search engine ranking

50 Related Post

At the end of the post, always try to keep the related post. If you are using wordpress, there are many plugins available for the same. This helps you to not only keep the audience for the more time but also helps in search engine ranking

51 Optimized your content

Search Engine especially Google, like optimized content. Ensure that your site is well optimized in all respect. You can check the same with google pagechecker. It will let you know the error in your site. Try to resolve it as soon as possible.

 

Bonus Methods

Advertising

– Twitter Ads

– Facebook Ads

– LinkdIn Ads

– Google search Ads

– Pinterest Ads

 Stumbloun Paid Ads

– Instagram Ads

– Reddit Ads

– Bing Ads

– Yahoo Ads

– Buy Ads on Niche Sites

Others

– Participate in the Meetups of your niche like TBEX for travel bloggers

– Make T-Shirts of your brand and giveaways

– Send quality content to professors for their students

– Create a Course on Udemy

– Create a contest on your website

– Be Interviewed on website of your niche

– Host a Webinar

– Publish Awards for the companies in your niche and inform them

– Create a E-Book and market it

This list will be further updated with more tactics and further details on the above mentioned methods. So bookmark the page and keep visiting !!

Happy Blogging !!

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24 Comments
  1. Andreea 12 months ago

    Wow, can’t believe I completely overlooked many of these! 😮 My favourite is instagram by far, but you just gave some ideas to grow my blog itself as well 🙂 Thank you for sharing!

  2. Cristal 12 months ago

    Wow! That’s a lot of great advice. Will definitely have to start checking off this list to make sure I’m covering everything.

  3. Jen 12 months ago

    What a great list of helpful tips and places to share our content. We will definitely be checking some of these out! Thanks for putting this together.

  4. Klipdrifters 12 months ago

    This is an awesome post and really helpful. Never heard HARO and Growth Hackers, will look into these! Thank you again 🙂

  5. mark 12 months ago

    great tips here for more traffic. One can never try enough things to expand our audiences

  6. marie 12 months ago

    Fantastic tips! I never thought of a Wikipedia page, thank you very much.

  7. Amanda 12 months ago

    This is really helpful. I have never tried tribber, inbound or HARO but will check them out.

  8. Lara Dunning 12 months ago

    This is a very useful list, and quite a few things I’ve never heard of before. A blogging life always keeps you on your toes and every moving forward. Saving this!

  9. Kerri 12 months ago

    Phew! Such an enormous list. Feeling pleased that I’ve done or been involved in a greater percentage of these. Just fyi you have a typo in Stumbleupon Ads….issing the p 🙂

  10. Paula McInerney 12 months ago

    Didn’t know all of these like growth hacker. Great list to keep on hand to build traffic.

  11. Curious Claire 12 months ago

    Great list, very detailed! Thanks for sharing this

  12. Toccara 12 months ago

    Holy Mercy, that was an exhaustive list. I considered myself a fairly seasoned blogger and I learned quite a few new things beyond just the social media sharing. I’m definitely going ot bookmark this and try some of the items you mentioned!

  13. Kenny 12 months ago

    A lot of tips and methods to try on, thanks for sharing and I will apply some of them to by blog to increase traffic!
    @ knycx.journeying

  14. Aimee 12 months ago

    Such a detailed list, it must have taken you ages to put this together. Definitely will be using this, it seems like as soon as I have one social media mastered for my something new comes along. This has given me food for thought.

  15. Fiona 12 months ago

    thanks for the post – very interesting ideas here that I probably should be doing

  16. Grey World Nomads 12 months ago

    I thought that I knew quite some channels to promote our blog but you open my eyes for more. Thank you so much for the research and very practical information.

  17. stephanie 12 months ago

    What a great resource! Thank you so much for this. I never even thought about tips such as posting a question on Quora! I think I have a lot of work to do…

  18. Meg Jerrard 12 months ago

    Great tips – there are many, many different tactics and strategies which can bring more traffic – when I was starting out I focused a lot on social media, because it does take a while for SEO to kick into play, but now SEO is my main form of traffic. Pinterest too. 🙂

  19. Mar Pages 12 months ago

    Its incredible how many platforms are available to us these days, and the list only seems to grow. Thanks for putting so many of the great ones in one place!

  20. anto 12 months ago

    Wow – there are so many these days … great sum up and quite a few I had never heard before. I have a short list of where to promote and if I have a little time left, I’ll do some more. It’s very time consuming and you never know what the ROI will be, but I’m definitely going to try some new channels in the future!

  21. Spicemylife 9 months ago

    Simply brilliant! I didn’t know about inbound and growthhackers. I will definitely try them. All techniques to grow your blog in place, I love your post!

  22. Amber 9 months ago

    This is the über list of traffic increasing posts! Thank you so much. I can’t wait to go through and try a bunch of these.

  23. Paula 9 months ago

    Lots of great ideas! 🙂

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