How to Increase Blog Traffic (2021)
So, you have been writing blogs for a long time now and the audiences are not showing up, Not able to increase blog traffic. Looking at your analytics after every single post only forces you to think, what wrong on the earth are you doing? It can be depressing to dedicate your time and hard work and receive disappointing results at the end.
Here, I am going to tell you some best ways to increase the traffic on your blog or website. But before that let’s discuss why an audience is important for your blog.
When you write a post, you want it to be read by people and create an impact on their minds. An increased number of viewers means your blog is performing well and you are moving in the right direction. Not only it can be an alternative/full-time source of income for you, but it also motivates you to keep going. So, without getting distracted from the main topic, let’s discuss the ways in which you can increase blog traffic.
Select a Popular Topic – If you want people to read what you write, do a bit of research about trending topics. You might be tempted to write about a topic which you are interested in but nobody else is, then your efforts are going to be wasted for sure.
Your aim should be to engage more and the number of viewers. The topic should be easy to understand and connect. Take an idea from other blogs and articles and try to jot down the notable points. Just make sure that the content you pick suits your target audience.
Keyword Research – Keyword is the main factor that helps in promoting and ranking your website. Research about the trending and popular keywords related to your topic and try including those keywords in your blogs.
Where to find these tools: There are a lot of websites and pages where you can look for keywords. There are both paid and free tools available for keyword research.
Free: Google Keyword Planner, Ubersuggest, KWFinder.com, keywordtool.io
On-page SEO – If you are looking to take your blog to the next level, you need effective SEO to promote is on the web. A site needs to be promoted on various platforms to generate views. If you are not familiar with the SEO part, hire an experienced SEO who can help you in promoting your page.
Some important Steps of SEO are URL Structure, use dashes, Title, Description, Heading, subheading, Heading Tags, Image Alt tag, image name match to content or keyword, internal links, make it bold, underline or italic
User-Friendly Article – Make sure what you write in your article, it’s all about the solution. write your content very clearly with all points cover in the article. Starting to till the end like Article title footer conclusion of your topic.
Page Speed – Make sure that your page doesn’t have too much load due to heavy content, graphics, and fonts. It is important that your page opens in quick time as pages with high load time irritate the audience and it may result in the audience returning back from your blog. Make sure to use light-weight fonts and optimize your page timely. The better the page speed better is the response from the audience.
Interact on Social Media – Social media is a great platform to share your views and build an audience. Promote your blog over various social media platforms by creating interactive posts. Participate in various Q/A activities and answer the queries related to your topic. Attach your blog’s link at the end of the answer. This is called creating links. Post informative and useful answers in an understandable language and people will surely follow your link, looking for more information.
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Author: Prajjval Tripathi