Now you have launched your blog to the World Wide Web. But, nobody visit your blog yet. Then start promote your blog. This post will help you to know how I promote my blog.
There are many ways to promote your blog. Some cost money and some are free. In this post, I will talk about the methods which promote your blog free.
Here are my 8 effective tips to promote your blog
This is the most important promoting method to a blog. Sometimes it will be the difficult way to promote a blog. But most blogs have search engine traffic more than 50% of the total website traffic. Before submit your blog or website to the search engines, meta tags are very important. In the Meta tag, you should put your blog keywords and blog description. Keywords are word phrases which describe your blog correctly. People put keywords on the search engine and get relevant results. This is the structure of the Meta tags. You must put meta tags in the head section.
<title>Not a Meta Tag, but required anyway </title>
<meta name=”description” content=”Awesome Description Here“>
<meta name=”keywords” content=”keyword 1, keryword 2, etc..“/>
<meta http-equiv=”content-type” content=”text/html;charset=UTF-8″>
Definitely, you should put good description and low competitive keywords. If these are good, you can get higher Google ranking step by step. Then submit your blog to the search engines.
Social Networking Sites are good method to promote your blog. Having lots of friends, you have a better chance. Most Social Networking Sites also have forums and classifieds that you can post in.
Send emails including your blog address. Create a default email template that automatically inserts your web address into every email you write. You can collect email addresses by using software like web data extractor. Redo your letterheads to include your web address. Redo business cards, etc, etc.
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Forum posting is a good method to build backlinks and traffic, but you need to contribute to the forums and not just spam them with your links. I recommend becoming an active member of forums that are related to your blog, as well as including your blog link in your forum signature. Make intelligent and informative posts. Then people will be inclined to check out the link in your signature because you have built interest about yourself. But you need to post daily or weekly to take a good traffic per day.
Many blogs will allow you to write blog posts for their website. So you can put a backlink to your blog. This is a great method to generate focused traffic, as the visitors on that click on your link will have already shown some interest in the topic. Try to find a blog in your niche that welcomes guest bloggers and then write something interesting for them.
Yahoo answer is a good method to increase your web traffic. First, you should have a Level 2 yahoo answer account. Create a yahoo answer account (Answer.yahoo.com). You can make your answer account into level 2 easily within two days. If you have a level 2 yahoo answer account, you can put clickable links. Then you can search on Google using the keywords that are relevant to your blog. If you see a yahoo answer link in the first five Google results, click the link and put a good answer. Your answer should relevant to the question. Then put your blog’s URL in the resource box. This is a good method to generate the traffic to your blog.
I recommend you to find high PR, dofollow (dofollow helps to increase ranking) blogs that allows to user’s comments, and put a comment with the link to your blog. But, remember to comment on relevant niches to your blog. Using this method, you can get some traffic to your blog.
Article directories are a wonderful way to get traffic and backlinks to your website. There are many well established article directories. They have been proven to get websites traffic. Users search for articles and after reading article, they usually follow a link at the bottom of the article to your website.
Feel free to share your ideas via comments. Do share this useful guide with your blogger friends on Facebook and Google plus.