Every novice blogger and website owner wants a huge web traffic to their blog or website. Achieving the huge web traffic for a new blog or website is tedious task for someone who wants to do it all by himself/herself. As there is NO Magical wound to do these things in few minutes, we have to work really hard, and put consistent efforts for a long period to achieve it.
Understanding of basic marketing fundamentals and some research in related niches would definitely a great help to increase web traffic towards blog or website.
There are numerous ways to increase web traffic among which here I listed out some major TO DO things which doesn't cost you a single penny. But definitely you need to invest some quality time to make this more effective.
Content is everything
1. Meaningful and attractive headlines of content.
2. Longer or shorter posts depend on types of niche - for e.g. funny, inspiring, entertaining, marketing, development etc.
3. Write something that follows current trending or something that you can put into a longer debate (in good manner).
4. People will share your content and help build your own brand if you have a great content to deliver them.
Don't forget to follow those who are already working in same niche. Following other's blog posts, articles improve your interaction with other users in your niche.
Subscribe the major blogs and do commenting on them, this you can attract new readers to your blog or website. Also provide a subscribe box for readers to follow your blog or website.
Guest post or blogging
A guest post on some major blogs or communities are truly a great source of High Quality Traffic. It is a great way to build an online influence around your readers and also to attract new readers for your writings.
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SEO - Search Engine Optimization is all about enhancing organic search traffic and ranking. Using various SEO keywords Planner is helpful to choose high quality keywords that drives more traffic to website. Linking authority sites in same niche and interlink the old posts or articles of yours will helpful to improve rank over internet.
High PR communities
A great source for high-quality backlinks is to get involved in contributing High PR communities that has similar niches as yours. This also helpful to improve content quality by listening viewer's opinion and to increase interaction with them.
Programming - codeproject.com, c-sharpcorner.com etc.
Blogging - shotmeloud.com etc.
Marketing - reddit.com, hackers news, etc. and so on.
Mastering the above things will keep readers to stay longer on your blog or website, and to explore more. This checklist will also help you to provide improvised and great content to your readers