I was checking out one of my favorite internet marketing forums — one way I keep up with what’s going on in the IM space, and I noticed that a bunch of different people kept asking a similar question, so I thought I would do a post about it. They were basically asking what some tips on getting traffic to their blogs. We all know how important quality traffic is, so I’ll give you a couple of tips and provide you with a resource to further your learning.
One of the quickest ways to get traffic to a new blog is by finding forums in your niche and putting a link to your blog in the signature file. The first thing you need to do is to find some forums that get lots of traffic in your niche. To do this, you can go to Google search and put in “your niche + forums.” Once you’ve found some, you should check out the number of members. Lots of members equals lots of traffic — talking 10,000+. You also want to make sure that you add value by interacting with people and answering questions as well. When people like what you say, they will naturally check out your stuff.
Another simple way to get traffic to your blog is by looking for blogs in your niche. The easiest way I’ve found to do this is to go to Google search and look for popular product reviews that are in your niche and that consistently out-rank you. The reason I suggest this is because these people already know what they are doing and usually get lots of traffic. Blogs like this welcome comments because it helps with the social markers of S.E.O. Again, it’s important that you make relevant comments. You should only put your url in the space for the url. Don’t put it in the message body, or it will look like spam.
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