How to Get Your Blog Seen By More People
If you contribute regularly to a company or personal blog then you might have asked yourself what extra techniques you could carry out in order to bring more visitors to your blog. You might only currently have a limited reach for your blog. If this is the case, now is the time to make sure that more people are reading the content you’ve spent so long to create.
Building links is one way of doing this and although it may take time to get them in place, over time you should start to see more people engaging with your own blog. Why bother writing one post every two days only for a handful of people to read it when you could put in the extra effort and start generating wider attention within your industry? With this in mind let’s look at some of the link building techniques you can try in order to generate more visitors.
As there will be plenty of other company, individual and industry blogs out there that operate in the same area as you, it’s vital you stand out and building back links will help. In addition, this will also help to drive more traffic to your blog via the search engines once it starts to generate more authority. So, what techniques should you use?
Guest posts provide a great opportunity for your own blog, here’s how. If you take the time to do some research and find a handful of the best blogs in your industry you can then get in touch with them and ask to write a guest post. The power of this form of blogging comes from the links in the post or those found at the end of the text in the author bio which divert back to your own blog. This link will encourage visitors to read your posts after they have read the initial post, meaning that a steady stream of traffic can flow through to your blog. Don’t submit the same post to a number of sites though as you want to avoid duplicate content at all costs.
By this we don’t mean finding any old blog post, even those that are not relevant to your industry, and just adding a link without a comment. This will be viewed as spam and it’s not advised. Instead, engage with some of the top blogs in your industry and add detailed comments before adding a relevant link to your post only when it’s appropriate to do so. If you build up a reputation with other blogs then they will start to comment on yours too and people will give your blog pages greater attention. This process starts with valuable comments on relevant industry related blog posts, and don’t forget the link when it’s appropriate.
Using Other Relevant Sites
There are a number of other sites you can use to give your blog more value and hub sites are one option. Squidoo allows you to upload posts with different sections, so as long as you write new content and then incorporate a few relevant links to your blog this will have a positive impact too. Social media sites are also advised as you can promote your posts on here too, the more profiles you create the more links you can share. Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus are good places to start and links on Google Plus can also have an impact in Google search rankings. So make sure you put the effort in to promote your blog posts once they are complete.
If you follow these techniques and make sure you are sharing key blog post links then you will improve incoming blog traffic and also gain more authority within your niche, so get started today and put in the extra effort to promote your blog post content.