Creating a website or blog has become fairly easy these days. Promoting a business, or spreading your voice throughout the world, websites are proved to be fast and extremely efficient medium to communicate globally. Traffic plays a significant part in the success of a blog or website but it’s also the most difficult task to accomplish. With so many websites online these days, generating traffic for a new site is a ginormous task. Many people start their career as a webmaster expecting to create a viral blog or website, but gives up halfway due to low exposure. With proper research and guidance, it’s fairly possible to generate good hits from the very first month of a new site. Here are few brilliant methods to increase the traffic of a website and grow your presence online.
Creating fresh content
For a new website, it’s extremely necessary to post unique content in every 2 to 3 days. Create catchy post titles, for example- “Best 3 methods to make money online”, the better version would be “Boost your Bank Balance with these 3 online money making secrets”. Secondly, the content must be engaging, don’t create too long posts. If the subject is too broad to be posted under a single title, consider dividing it in several parts and finally interlink them to the parent post. Use references, headings, bullet points and divide the content into paragraphs, don’t go overboard while writing the post and focus on one subject at a time.
Search engines are the major source of traffic for any website, so optimizing your website for search engines is the best practice to gain continuous flow of visitors. Keeping in mind, SEO isn’t a one day process; it takes the efforts of months and sometimes years before the search engines finally notices you. To cut of the time, webmaster nowadays employ certain tricks and tweaks to create their website more and more friendly to search engines. Search engine optimization (SEO) is too broad to be discussed in a single post, however here are a few points that will help you to be familiarized with the concept.
- Update your website at least once a week, use SEO friendly url and add images, meta keywords and tags to every new post. Try creating engaging content to reduce the bounce rate of your site.
- Focus on internal as well as external link building. Internal link building is basically connecting one page of your website to another by either hyperlinking or using post-images. Submit guest posts to the high authority sites in your niche to get a backlink for your own website.
- Consider adding social media sharing functionality to your website, this will allow the users to like and share your post on their social media profile and provide a better exposure.
Consider creating social media profiles of your website at different social platforms. Post daily updates, use hashtags, reply to the comments made by your followers and you will see the traffic on your website growing by multi-fold.