Traffic! Traffic!! Traffic!!! I wonder why bloggers hustle so hard to drive traffic to their blogs. Hmmm… is it because traffic is so important to the growth of our blog or is it something ELSE?
Here’s what I know about traffic; without it, you can’t go far in this blogging world. Why? Traffic (either low or high) is the main reason you make money from your blog, it’s the main reason you have that energy and will to push forward. To make it clearer, traffic is the life source of any blog or website.
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Now, we all know that the three ways of getting traffic to our blogs are; direct, organic and referral traffic.
The three methods of getting traffic to our blog come naturally, but many do focus more on the organic side of traffic. That’s why you see bloggers doing SEO just to be on the front page of Google and other search engines.
But the truth is, if you can focus more on referral traffic the other two traffic source will come in naturally.
3 Ways to Drive Traffic to your Blog without Search Engine
Traffic is awesome and when your analytic shows you positive results, you’ll feel proud of yourself and the effort you’ve put into the development of your blog.
You can drive traffic to your blog without stress or much work but by following these simple steps below…
Before you say this method is not working well for you, tell me the truth, how many good blogs do you visit and drop your comments per day? And how catchy or good is your comment? Let’s tell ourselves the truth here shall we? 🙂
Do you know that blog commenting is one undying ways to get some good amount of traffic and as well as loyalist to your blog if done well?
I know that you have tried making some comments on some few blogs and you didn’t see any result, right? Well, the reason you did not see any positive result is simple…
You only drop some couple of words like “Hello Babanature, What a nice post” or “I truly like the way you structured the post, do keep it up”.
Really? Do you really think anybody would be interested in whatever you got to share at your blog? Well, you might get like 1 to 2 clicks and that’s it.
Remember: You are not only looking for backlinks when you drop a comment on a good blog post, remember that you are also looking for traffic and loyalist.
If you want to see a good example of how blog commenting is done, checkout how Harleena of aha-now format hers 🙂
My simple tips to gain traffic from your commenting effort are;
- Make sure you read the post before commenting or you might not drop a catchy comment.
- It is better not to drop a two-line comment then waste your data commenting on what you will not benefit from
- Be sincere with your comment. Say it as it is and adding your personal experience to your comment aint a bad option 🙂
- And oh, before I forget, when dropping your comment on blogs, make sure you drop it like a boss 😉 .
Social media is one beautiful place for gaining long-term traffic, don’t you think? No wonder social media has become the new SEO.
What a lot of bloggers do is dumping links on all social networks they belong to but fails to carry out one important task called “Engagement”.
You will get some serious amount of traffic if you can use your social network the wise way, how?
- Study all the social networks, how they works and focus on the network(s) that gives you positive results
- Don’t just post links all the time, engaging your network by making discussions, polls and image posting is not a bad idea.
- Remember that it’s not all about you. Try posting other bloggers post that will be beneficial to your community.
- Write a catchy and brilliant excerpt when sending your links to your groups
Hey! If your social sharing is not reaching the right amount of audience you’re hoping for, try out some social sharing communities like;
Both communities will surely get your post across a larger network.
Top Sharing Site
I am not as active on all social sites like I used to, that is one fact. But I do know the social sites that bring in more traffic with little effort.
Social sharing sites are one good way to drive good amount of traffic to your blog without much stress. I have used more than 200 social sharing sites but now, I have settled for 4 of them, why? Because, these four top sharing sites can drive in huge amount of traffic to your blog without much tasks or stress.
Trust me, the above sharing sites works like a charm… you’ll truly be benefiting from them, but as long as you follow their golden rules.
If these sharing sites are not working for you, then, you’re doing so many things wrong, don’t you think?
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Do you know why your traffic strategy is not working well for you? You are not doing it the way you supposed to…
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Don’t just read some blog post that talked about how to get traffic and you don’t practice it and be expecting miracle to happen, or you did follow the tips but were doing it wrong, how? By spamming all known method of traffic generation.
Try to go over to the sharing sites, take your time and read how they tick, what and what not to do and see how your traffic journey will change for the better.
The 3 kind of traffic we receive to our blog comes in naturally (Even traffic from search engine). It is good to balance them so when you have a problem with one, the other sources can still back you up. I do hope you understand what I am trying to say, don’t you?
Looks like I have said so much about so much on how to get traffic without depending on search engines. Now let me pass the keyboard to you guys.
What do you think about traffic generation? Do you think spending your time on one source of traffic is actually the best strategy? Please do drop your comment using the comment box below.
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