How to get traffic to your website for free: 14 methods
Blogging is one of the most important marketing methods and also making money from the Internet. It is also characterized by ease for all who can write and possess knowledge in a specific field or specialty.
All you have to do to make money from the Internet by blogging is to create a website. Then you make the necessary settings for the blog design, and then you start getting visitors to your blog.
As for the preferred way to profit from blogging, it is via (Google Adsense).
In fact, the matter is not so simple, there are some obstacles that you may face in the profit of your own blog.
Here we will address one obstacle in this matter, and we will try to discuss it together and develop appropriate solutions for it.
Our topic today deals with a set of free ways to get visitors to your blog.
If you follow what we show here in this article and take some effort and time, you will get very good results.
How to get traffic to your website for free
1- Make sure to provide content worth your visitors time
As a blog owner, you must provide value to your visitors.
You should provide them with unique content that is only present on your blog. Of course, this starts from the first step in choosing your blog Niche.
If you have enough knowledge and passion for the topic you are talking about in your blog. You pass the first test of getting free visitors to your blog.
2- Make your blog available on social media
Social media is a real treasure for free visitors in general, and Facebook visitors in particular represent a gold mine.
Every topic you post on your blog, put a link on your pages on social media.
Also, don’t forget to put the links of social media pages on your own blog.
There is also a very important point in this domain, namely, your correct interaction with the members of your pages on social media.
Getting visitors through free social networking sites needs:
- Interact with your page members to gain loyalty.
- Keep posting non-stop.
- Try to make each post more attractive.
3- Get free visitors from forums
Subscribe to the largest possible number of forums that discuss the topic of your blog, try to be an active member through the good opinions provided to other members.
You can set your signature by linking to your blog. You can also share other blog links directly with other members, if forum management allows it.
4- Create a YouTube channel for your blog
Through this YouTube channel, you can record videos on the same blog topic.
Try to translate text articles for videos, and don’t forget to put the blog link in the description of the video. Also, choose a suitable title and description for the video you are uploading.
5- Interact with other blogs dealing with the same Niche
This method is characterized by good targeting. Because you will be in front of visitors who want to move forward but avoid appearing like a spam person who copies his blog posts everywhere without thinking.
Try to add useful comments and then put your blog link, also you can communicate with the owners of these blogs, and offer them to do links to your blog in their posts in exchange for you to do so for their blogs.
6- Use the ‘Word of mouse’ marketing strategy for your blog
Tell everyone you know about your blog when the opportunity arises, invite each of your acquaintances to browse your posts, and ask them to express an opinion on them.
7- volunteer to write articles on other blogs
Contact bloggers that own websites with the same niche as yours, then offer them to write an article for them, with a link to your blog posts at the end of the article.
Try to choose topics that show your strengths, and also try to choose an attractive topic for the owners of these blogs, such as writing in one of the areas that they do not have good content with.
8- Write custom articles about a site or blog and send it to them
This strategy is considered one of the smartest marketing strategies, in which you will take advantage of others’ fame and their marketing capabilities to your advantage.
Here are the steps to do it professionally:
- Choose one of the strong and well-known sites within the context of your blog niche. It is not supposed to be blogs, but it may be sites that offer specific services.
- Create a good topic to talk about, rate, and show its features.
- Try not to be hypocritical and lose credibility with readers, and also not be ideally neutral, as the site finds no justification for publishing this article.
- Send the article link to the site and confirm that it reached the site’s administrators.
Here your role may end and if the site’s owners find your article worth it, they will show it to their own visitors, perhaps through social media sites as testimony from others of the quality of their site, and they may place it as a link in one of their topics or pages.
Then you will reap very good benefits.
9 – Create a news section
The news is one of the best free ways to get visitors.
Create a section on your own blog, which includes news about the topic you are discussing on your blog, in which it deals with the most important popular events and hot news.
For example, if your blog talks about boxing, you can deal with the most important news about boxing, such as popular tournament news, or personal news about a famous boxer.
10- Link your articles together to get the most out of each visitor
In order for the visitor to stay as much time as possible on your blog. Connect your articles together through internal links. Also, do not forget to include at the end of each article the characteristic of related topics, for example:
In the previous example, if your blog is about boxing, you can put a topic link about a tournament inside a topic that talks about the champion of this tournament.
11- Create posts about celebrities in your blog.
In fact, in every field, there are famous people and leaders in it, and of course, everyone interested in this field knows some of its famous people. People want to know more as well and may be very attracted to your blog if you have special topics that talk about any of those celebrities.
12- Enable the comment feature on your blog posts
This way your visitors can interact with your topics, they will give you ideas for new topics. They will encourage you with their positive opinions or put your hand on your mistakes to develop your skills.
Try to respond to every comment and communicate with your blog visitors well, to give them an attractive element in order to return to your blog again.
13- Always add new content and new articles
Whatever your current results or how many visitors you have, you should continue to add new content.
Your continued addition of new topics will make these results permanently improve.
And if you do not feel that after a certain period, do not despair, and also continue to add other topics, and as soon as the rock of the visitors explodes, then they will find that they quench their thirst for the topic you address in your blog.
14- Try to create a new and distinct style in your articles
Make your style unique and closer to the language your visitors speak, so they will feel familiar with your own blog, and they will invite their friends to visit your blog too. When you are close to your visitors, they will enthusiastically share your posts on social media.
You can also include many of your own on this list.
The equation is simply to give enough time and effort to your blog, along with taking advantage of any free opportunity to get a new person to visit your blog, this of course while working to constantly improve the search engines for your blog.
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