Ideally, long-term traffic will help your blog grow naturally but for those that need quick spurts of traffic on demand, each of the following techniques explained in this article are proven ways to instantly do just that.
♥ Method 1: Social media and networking ♥
In this first method, you will use the existing social media platforms to send traffic to your blog. After signing up for platforms like Twitter and Facebook or a niche forum, begin by connecting with those that are also in your niche. Share others blog posts and do the same for yours – the more you can network the higher chances you have at having your blog shared which brings in new traffic.
♥ Method 2: Video production ♥
Video hold the attention of more than a billion views a day just from YouTube. Using your existing content, you could create videos around your content and point a link back to your website; continue to promote your own videos and traffic will eventually come rolling in.
♥ Method 3: Search engine optimization ♥
Search engine optimization (SEO) and more importantly the keyword research aspect will help drive each new blog post to the top of search engine results if applied correctly. Use keyword tools to find keywords, apply them throughout your content and be sure to build backlinks in order to rank well and gain more traffic.
♥ Method 4: Online advertising ♥
There’s no quicker way to drive traffic to your blog than online advertising – paid advertising specifically. If you have the money, you can buy the visits. Of course, you should always try to gain something in return besides just traffic – perhaps conversion to your list, which could be used in…
♥ Method 5: List building and newsletters ♥
For long-term spurts of traffic look no further than list building. Building a list and setting up a newsletter will allow you to continually drip on your subscribers with valuable information that can quickly lead to big spikes in traffic each time a new post is published.
In all, content will always give you the ability to drive more traffic to your website. Each of the methods in this article are ways you can drive traffic but unless you have content to share you’re not doing much with these – create content first then worry about driving traffic this way people have a reason to stick around and come back; that’s the key to building instant traffic.