If you want to get the message out about your blog, what do you need? You need to increase your traffic. You should be consistently marketing and bringing more people to your site regularly. It’s important for you to define “regularly” for your blog. Do you post new content everyday? Then you should expect to see new visitors daily, as opposed to the blogger who updates only two to three times per week. Here are a few simple ways to do increase your traffic:
Find a few blogs that you admire – whether it is for their content, the design, or the topic – and offer to write guest posts for them. Did you know that you could guest blog for Nap Time is My Time? You can learn more about how to do that by visiting this page.
Search Engine Optimization is key to building traffic. If you’re intimidated by it, find a course on-line to teach you the basics. It’s really just about using the appropriate key words in the right places AND getting quality websites to link to yours.
A number of bloggers offer paid advertising spots on their sidebars. You can find out how to advertise on Nap Time is My Time by visiting this page. Be sure to choose wisely, and be sure that you’re advertising on a reputable blog. You’ll want to find one that is established, and has a large following – this will give you the biggest bang for your buck!
Who are you trying to reach? Chances are they are on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Get out there and start connecting.
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What do you do to drive traffic to your blog?