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WEBFI-WordPress-8 Easy Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic



Looking to increase traffic to your blog? With a blog now created, you’ll want to look for ways to increase the number of visitors your site gets. This increases not only how many people view your content, but also how much authority your site has to your visitors and search engines. In this video, we will show you 8 easy ways to increase your blog traffic.

Links mentioned in this video:

OptinMonster Buyer Persona
https://optinmonster.com/how-to-create-a-concrete-buyer-persona-with-templates-examples/

Ahrefs
https://www.wpbeginner.com/refer/ahrefs/

Semrush
https://www.wpbeginner.com/refer/semrush/

Answerthepublic
https://www.wpbeginner.com/refer/answerthepublic/

Start by creating an audience profile and answering questions such as who is your target audience, what are their pain points, what content would they be looking for, and how can you help? You would want to take a look at the link to the OptinMonster article above for a guide on how to create a buyer persona to get you started.

Try doing keyword research starting with doing a brain dump of all your topic ideas and then running them through tools such as ahrefs, semrush, and answerthepublic to get even more ideas.

With the topics chosen, create useful content for your visitors. Don’t give them a wall of text that is hard to see, make the content thorough, readable, and add great headlines to break up the content.

You can also add content that is not only text. Try adding videos to your site, maybe a slideshow, a screencast of something you are describing, an interview with a professional, or a selfie video of you discussing the topic.

These tactics will get you started, don’t forget that search engines are also attempting to read your site so if you don’t apply SEO basics then they can’t read your content. Keywords in the title and body help them know what the content of the article is, Image alt text helps blind users and search engine crawlers know what images are depicting, internal linking lets users know of your content that is similar to this topic, and the Yoast SEO plugin will set up the framework to help search engines understand your site.

For improving your authority for your site’s visitors, work to get backlinks on other sites through guest blogging, creating roundup posts or attempting to be included in roundup posts, interview with other bloggers so you both gain viewers, and interact on your social media profiles.

Other online networking approaches are adding yourself to new social networks, joining online communities, adding yourself in other search engines(such as YouTube), and helping users on Q&A websites.

Finally, if you haven’t already, start an email list and gain those emails using optin forms to bring attention to the sign-up and offering a lead magnet to incentivize them to join your email list.

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22 Comments

  • Mohammad kahafunnisa begum on March 4, 2019

    Hiiiiiiiii plz tell me how rank my news website 1st potiontion

  • Heidi Hafner on March 4, 2019

    Thank you for this informative video. I'm in the process of revamping my blog and giving it some real direction. Right now, it's all over the place. Do you advise deleting irrelevant posts?

  • Akshay Garg on March 6, 2019

    This is the first video i saw to the point for bloggers. It helps me a lot for my blog . Thank you.

  • DREVJOT SINGH on March 7, 2019

    im trying best but could not rank my link higher with yoast seo. even i have connect google webmasters

  • Carla van Raay on April 1, 2019

    I would have appreciated more info plus example re 'alt text' with images.

  • Bettye's Cooking Channel on June 29, 2019

    Thanks.

  • 9jaCashFlow on October 26, 2019

    Very educative video. I will start with my audience list.

  • Heidi Postier on January 1, 2020

    Thanks for the info! I started my blog a few months ago and have been trying to increase traffic. I had never thought about doing a guest blog portion but that really appealed to me and I think would help a lot. Thanks!

  • In Good Hands Medicaid Consulting on February 3, 2020

    I started a Quora account to answer questions in my niche. Thanks!

  • Journey_Iris Dunham on March 9, 2020

    Great content, thanks

  • sundar rajan on June 9, 2020

    This is an excellent post on how to begin. Very useful to me especially since I am starting to build the traffic in my blog. Thanks a lot.

  • Tobi Schwartz-Cassell on July 4, 2020

    Your tips were very helpful! I am already doing some of them, but I appreciate your ideas for video. Thank you! And happy July 4th birthday!

  • Blogging Tips for You on July 16, 2020

    I'm so glad you stressed targeting. Because if a blog is targeted to the right audience, it makes it so much easier to increase blog traffic -with the right type of traffic! It's like bees to honey. 😉

  • psycho Gaming on July 25, 2020

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  • Rizz Brimma on August 18, 2020

    Nice info! I can combine it In my transactions with Udimi where I get quality traffics in my website!

  • Joy Choquette on September 16, 2020

    Lots of great tips here, thanks. I don't know why the idea of a roundup blog topic never occurred to me. I love reading these and am going to consider writing one in the near future. Thanks again for the simple, easy-to-follow steps and ideas.

  • Ruwan Wlr on October 22, 2020

    Thanks

  • Mikes Movies on November 16, 2020

    I made a video of how I get over a thousand views weekly. A Brand new blog,less than a week old and 1.35 k completely ethical and legit pageviews. Check it out https://youtu.be/0dwzShJgl3g

  • Erica E on December 26, 2020

    Great video. Very helpful. I also recommend Udimi… It's great for traffic.

  • The Business of Good on July 20, 2021

    Thanks so much for the excellent channel. WPBeginner has become my go-to for all things website and SEO.

  • Resilience is Art  on October 13, 2021

    One of the best video about blogging.

  • Just Chilling With AMINA on November 24, 2021

    All I can say is God bless you! ❤️❤️

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