21 Strategies to Increase Blog Traffic (Updated 2012) | SEOmoz | Social Media e Innovación Tecnológica | Scoop.it

It's easy to build a blog, but hard to build a successful blog with significant traffic.


There's an art to increasing a blog's traffic, and given that we seem to have stumbled on some of that knowledge, I felt it compulsory to give back by sharing what we've observed.


Here is just the full list:


1 - Target Your Content to an Audience Likely to Share;

2 - Participate in the Communities Where Your Audience Already Gathers;

3 - Make Your Blog's Content SEO-Friendly;

4 - Use Twitter, Facebook and Google+ to Share Your Posts & Find New Connections;

5 - Install Analytics and Pay Attention to the Results;

6 - Add Graphics, Photos and Illustrations (with link-back licensing);

7 - Conduct Keyword Research While Writing Your Posts;

8 - Frequently Reference Your Own Posts and Those of Others;

9 - Participate in Social Sharing Communities Like Reddit + StumbleUpon;

10 - Guest Blog (and Accept the Guest Posts of Others);

11 - Incorporate Great Design Into Your Site;

12 - Interact on Other Blogs' Comments;

13 - Participate in Q+A Sites;

14 - Enable Subscriptions via Feed + Email (and track them!);

15 - Attend and Host Events;

16 - Use Your Email Connections (and Signature) to Promote Your Blog;

17 - Survey Your Readers;

18 - Add Value to a Popular Conversation;

19 - Aggregate the Best of Your Niche;

20 - Connect Your Web Profiles and Content to Your Blog;

21 - Uncover the Links of Your Fellow Bloggers (and Nab 'em!);


Bonus #22 - Be Consistent and Don't Give Up!


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