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I have a blog with no Traffic, what can I do

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by rodprv, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. rodprv

    rodprv Junior Member

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    I looking for ways to bring engaging traffic to my blog. I don't want just lookers, but people who comment and post as well.

    What are some of the things you did to drive traffic to your blog?
     
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    dbshoupe Registered Member

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    Commenting on similar blog posts is something that has worked out great for us. I developed a multi-day event calendar on WordPress once and I drove traffic by commenting on other blogs that ranked/reviewed event calendar plugins. I would read the article and comment about my plugin being an option for people that needed an event calendar for events that spanned multiple days.

    But if you want engaging content then it has to be useful. I do not know what kind of blog you have so I can't offer specific help, but I've always found that tutorials, walkthrough, how-tos, etc. generate a lot of comments.
     
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  3. GimmeMoney

    GimmeMoney Regular Member

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    The obvious answer is to rank your blog in google but that takes a little bit of time and we don't like that so here's what I suggest instead:

    Find related blogs and offer to write guest posts for them. Link to your site in the posts and you'll get traffic providing that your content is of high quality.
     
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    edgematch Elite Member

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    #1 question for all IMers. So many diverse methods.

    Start with good content. visitors will come naturally.
     
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  5. Yizrael

    Yizrael Newbie

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    I agree with the suggestions given so far. Write some good content for yourself or have some one write it for you and do some guest posting to bring more attention to yourself and your blog.

    What i've been doing is having articles written on iWriter and then using the originals as guest post lures and then spinning them to uniqueness and use the spun versions as article directory fodder and videos.
     
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  6. rodprv

    rodprv Junior Member

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    How much money have you made with this method?
     
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    nkjskj Senior Member

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    Personally I have tried Blog comment on relevant posts, Directory submission, Social bookmarking of posts to get ranking in Google. It works fine if we use all backlinking ways together.
     
  8. MatthewWoodward

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    Well the comment part is really down to you - are you actually producing useful/engaging/helpful content that is actually worth someone taking 60 seconds out of the day to comment on?

    If you are thats most the battle won and you can spend less time on promotion for bigger benefits - just get involved with your target community.

    Find out where they live online and join them!
     
  9. Attyize

    Attyize Newbie

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    Post a lot
     
  10. akattur

    akattur BANNED BANNED

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    We are in black hat forum. Please tell black hat method. lol :tool:
     
  11. link builder

    link builder Registered Member

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    You can get Good traffic from Blog Commenting.
    :)
     
  12. deehat

    deehat Newbie

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    I also have a new blog and there is also the issue of traffic, i'll try out some of the strategies stated here. thanks guys
     
  13. juanda94

    juanda94 Newbie

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    Content are the most important.
    You can try with Facebook pages too.
     
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    FatSteve Regular Member

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    Seconded. Once you've done that, simple sharing on social bookmark sites would bring those readers.
     
  15. lpsierra

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    The real question is "how much traffic are you getting?" and not "how much money have you made with this method?"
    There are different methods of getting traffic. One method won't mean that you'll get more money than the other.
    Traffic = money.

    However based on this post, I'm guessing that you're blogging purely for money?
    This shouldn't be you main motive for blogging. If you remove the "making money" aspect when it comes to blogging and focus on actual good content, that's when you'll see money.
     
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  16. rotwic

    rotwic Registered Member

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    You can always use twitter and facebook as a method to bring in viewers who are actually interested in the topic and would like to know/discuss more..