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How to increase blog traffic

For a blogger or online business, traffic is very important because every blogger or internet marketer would want the website known and can be a profitable business. Actually there are many ways that we can do to help increase the number of visitors to our site. Some efforts to increase traffic to our site we can do it for free, but there are also a source of traffic that it takes capital. Strategies such as what is most suitable for your blog / website?

In this article I will try to explain some of the potential ways to increase traffic to our website, either free or paid manner. Although there are many ways we can do, but not all the way to match the type of blog / website that we have. We should be wise in choosing a source of traffic in order to maximize results.

Increase Traffic Blog / Website With Free Ways

As I mentioned earlier, we can get the traffic towards your business site or blog for free. But it takes a sustained effort and in the right way so that traffic that is obtained in accordance with what we expect. Here are some ways to increase visitors visitor traffic blog / website for free:

1. Walking Through Blog

Blog walking is an activity visit the blog / website others are still in touch with our blog and leave a comment on the blog / website. There are many blogs that provide columns to leave the website URL for the person who provided comments on their site, here's what should be utilized as well as possible.

Never leave a comment SPAM on the blogs of others because it will only give a bad image to you as a blogger or internet marketer. Get used to reading articles written first before leaving a comment so that you understand the comment that according to the article topic.

With well commented and leave your blog URL in the field provided, then you will get a backlink to your site. In addition, the possibility of the other diners in the blog will also visit your site when they see the comments that you provide. From the blog walking we can get quite a lot of traffic, but it takes extra effort by commenting on other blogs first.

2. Through Social Bookmarking Sites

Social bookmarking sites originally created to help netter store their favorite website addresses, so it will be easier for them when they want to open the website at a later date. On development, social bookmarking sites often used for SEO optimization and also to get traffic. Well, I write here is direct traffic from its Social bookmarking, not the effect to SEO a website.

We can save the URL of your blog / website or URL ours posting blog articles to social bookmarking sites, with the hope that others would be interested users with a URL that we submit and visit our site with social media bookmarking them. In addition, social bookmarking sites also often get traffic from search engines. So, I think the possibility of getting traffic from social bookmarking site of considerable potential and should be put to good use.

3. Through Social Media Sites

Many people say, now it is the era of social media and it's very true. The growth of social media users in Indonesia alone has increased very significantly. Plus the development of smartphones in Indonesia has been very rapid. Most smartphone users must have an account on social media sites, at least one of the social media sites. Well, this certainly is a potential traffic large enough for us owners of blogs / websites.

Popular business social media certainly will not be difficult to get the attention of other social media users. That is why many businesses have increased their profits after optimizing social media for their business. Some social media are often used to get traffic is Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Actually there are several social media can be used, but based on my experience, 6 sites I mentioned it is the most popular social media.

4. Through the World Forum

World discussion forum often used by internet marketers as a medium to get traffic towards your blog / website of their business. There are many sites that allow link in a forum in a thread or the signature of their members. Surely this should be utilized as well as possible.

One thing we must note is keeping a good name in the forum, read the rules of the forum before acting further. Do not make useless thread or threads that can make your reputation tarnished. Benefit forum signature links as well as possible, take advantage of the facilities on the link in the forum thread reasonable. There are several forums that do not allow links in the thread, do not violate these rules.

Some forums that I recommend to get traffic and backlinks are,,,,, and others. Still there are many forums that we can use to get referral traffic, but I suggest be some forum to focus on the most potential for your business.

5. Guest Posts on Other Blogs

There are many blogs that provide opportunities for other people to submit articles / content and put a link on their blog. Surely article / content we post on the blog should be in accordance with the criteria they specify. We can put our business site link in the author, some blogs allow their authors to put a link in the article. In addition to providing SEO effect, referral traffic from blogs is certainly quite a lot, especially when we write an article on a blog that is well known.

Actually there are many other free ways to get visitors heading our site. But five ways that I mentioned above is already very good when we can optimize it. My own focus on four ways because in addition to providing direct traffic, a fourth way that I mentioned above has proven to give good SEO impact on my blog. A good SEO course will allow the site we will get free traffic from search engines, such as Google.

Increase Traffic Blog / Website By Getting Paid

For those of you who do not want to wait for the process of optimization by means of free, then how to pay can do to get traffic towards your blog / website business. Advertise on some media can provide excellent impact in improving the traffic, but that is not too extravagant, it helps us choose the media that it is really effective and in accordance with the target business sites. Here are some ways to increase visitor traffic blog / website by way of pay:

1. Posting Ads On Social Media Sites

Facebook is a social media the most effective way to advertise because of the conversion of social media advertising on this one proved to be very good. The Facebook Ads we could choose the most appropriate target audience with categories that we need, this is what will affect the effectiveness of the ads that we post.

Based on my experience, advertising on Facebook Ads is very easy to do. We can adjust how much budget we want to spend on a click on an ad, and we can also set the target audience in accordance with our business.

2. Install PPC Advertising

Google Adwords is a PPC advertising media companies running the most popular today. Google-owned company's own network of advertisers (advertisers) and publisher with a number of very many around the world, including in Indonesia. The advantage of Google Adwords are the ads that appear on publisher websites they are advertising in accordance with the article.

I personally have never put an ad on Google Adwords, but there are many testimonials from advertisers who say they are satisfied with the service Google Adwords and provide positive impact to their business. Well, for those of you who want to get the potential traffic towards your business site, there is no harm in trying Google Adwords.

3. Install Ads in Online Classified Ad Sites

Another way to get traffic to your blog / business website is to utilize classifieds site. Actually there are many classified ad sites that provide space for free classified ads, but I'd recommend a paid because usually the results are far better than the free ones.


We do not need to do all the marketing strategies to get traffic towards our website. We must understand our own site first, so we can know which is more effective strategies to increase visitor traffic blog / website. Sometimes free way more effective, but in many cases, paid way more quickly and effectively in providing potential traffic for your blog / website of our business. In addition, we must also consider matters relating to the quality of our website, such as the quality of content, navigation system, speed of loading, and others. Hopefully this article helps.

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