1. Facebook :
Creating a Facebook fan page for blog increase takes about an entire 50 seconds and is a almost a necessity at this point for every blog owner. Considering that 1 in 13 people on EARTH have a Facebook ID there’s really no need to explain why you should be there.
Pro tip: make sure you make a fan page for increase blog and not a group. Groups messages don’t show up in news feeds making it hard to get in touch with members. Making a fan page will give you a lot of exposure to not only the current members but members friends as well.
2. Twitter :
Every time I write new content I post it to popular social media twitter. If you use the right keywords and make your tweet interesting enough you can get a lot more clickthroughs just from people searching. For increase traffic twitter is awesome.
For example if I write an article about SEO and Google I can tag the end of the tweet with #SEO #Google and anyone that searches for those keywords on Twitter can see my tweet what about the post that I wrote. Be sure to write creative headlines for your posts so people feel the urge to click on them must.
3. Guest Blogging :
Guest blogging is a great way to generate or increase free traffic – all you have to invest is the time to write a good article. Get in touch with the most popular blogs in your industry and ask if they’ll let you write a guest blogging post.
Most website owners will have not objections to having other people write free content for them. (ask Michael how I know…wink, wink) If you’re having trouble finding blogs to guest post on check out – they have a full community of bloggers that are ready and waiting for your content.
4. Blog Commenting :
Commenting on blog posts written by industry experts with lots of followers can increase your website a lot more traffic. When you post a comment (most) blogs allow you to leave a link back to your website for other readers to check out – as long as you leave an insightful comment you WILL get traffic from your blog comments. Make sure you comment as quickly as possible when your new blog posts go up.
Google Reader setup to alert me when new blog posts are made on the industry blogs I must follow and I comment immediately to lock in my first place spot.
5. Link bait :
The idea of “link bait” refers to creating content that is so extremely useful or entertaining it compels people to link to it must. Put yourself in the shoes of your target demographic and figure out what they would enjoying or what would help them the most for increase traffic. Is there a tool you can making to automate some tedious process? Can you finding enough data to make an interesting infographic? Is there a checklist or cheat sheet that would prove handy to your audience or visitors? The possibilities are nearly endless – survey your visitors or audience and see what is missing or lacking in your industry and fill in the gaps.