This is a post about blogging by Ellie Jo.
If you have a blog, you probably work really hard to make it look great and appeal to readers. Once you are comfortable with what you are writing about and are posting on a regular basis, you may want to start thinking about how to get more traffic.
It can sometimes be a challenging thing to get right, even if you are posting every day, you may not be getting the flow of traffic that you need or want. If you are aiming to monetize your blog, your traffic level is even more important.
So, how do you increase the traffic flow to your blog? Let’s have a look below:
Check Your Content
Ok, so you are probably extremely proud of the content that you have written, hence the reason it is posted on your site in the first place, however, one of the easiest ways to increase the traffic to your blog is to re-check your content.
Your content is one of the most important parts of your website. Not only do you need to think about the quality you also need to make sure you are strategic with your content marketing efforts. Whether it’s using an SEO agent, rewriting outdated content, or planning content around holidays, it will all help to increase your traffic volume.
Make Sure Your Content Stands The Test Of Time
If you want to avoid having to constantly rewrite your content you need to make sure each piece you publish stands the test of time. This type of content is the type of content that can live forever on the web, it will never become irrelevant. For example, a post about the deals for this Black Friday will be outed after just one weekend but a post that teaches you a recipe will never go out of date.
You can, however, make some posts remain relevant for example using a free API for flight scanner could mean that an old post about a holiday deal remains relevant as your reader can now search for the latest flight prices.
Be Committed To Your Audience
Once you have found your audience you need to go all in. Being able to focus your efforts in the right places and on the right people and networks, means that you should be able to increase your traffic and more quickly too. Engage with your audience as much as you can, don’t just write a post and disappear.
Your audience will grow more and relate to you more if you engage with them and have a strong online presence. This is especially important if you are looking to monetize your blog through tools such as affiliate marketing or possibly influencing. A great way to engage with your audience is by using platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook.
These three tips are all great ways to help get you started. You need to bear in mind that there are many ways for you to increase your traffic, it’s all about finding the right method that works for you. Why not give these a try and share how you have got on below.
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