37 Proven & Actionable Ways To Increase Website Traffic

 

For a blogger and website owner, getting website traffic is the most important thing in the world. I put together some proven and actionable ways you canincrease website traffic and additionally giving you a list of things to do on your blog post and somethings to do after you post to gain more traffic. It is actually not that hard to get traffic into your website. Just a few strategic steps can make your website soar with traffic. Here are some proven ways to get traffic to your website.

 

Social Media

Just producing great content is not enough if it does not reach your target audience and you cannot expect people to find it unless you put it out there! You need to see proactive and put your content out there and the best way and free way to do it is through social media! Proven studies show if you have social media buttons at the beginning and end of the post, it will result in 58% more shares by your audience. Find the right platform and stick to it and be consistent.

Did you know?

-  Over half of marketers (58 percent) claim written content is their most important form of social content.

- 87 percent of a Facebook page’s interactions happen on photo posts.

Write Captivating Headlines

A headline can make or break your blog post, it is that important. If your title is not compelling, your blog post will go unread. It will be just another article on the Internet floating around. In this post, I give you 100 Blog titles that will get you more clicks! Master the art of writing headlines. This plugin will help you test out different titles I use it a lot!

Did you know?

- Up to 80% of people may not even read your post if you don’t have a powerful headline that grabs people’s attention.

- In fact your headline alone can be responsible for up to a 500% difference in your traffic – that’s viral.

Guest Posting

If you think guest posting is dead, you are completely wrong. Landing a guest post gig in reputable site can increase blog traffic to your website and help build your brand. Write at least 3 guest posts a month and you will have tons of traffic flooding your website!

Did you know?    

19.7% Percentage of blogs willing to take a guest blog post from our clients.

Long Tail Keywords

The single keyword era is long gone; just make sure that your sentences have phases and a group of words that have keywords in them in a sentence. Long-tail keywords are longer and more specific keyword phrases that visitors are more likely to use when they're closer to a point-of-purchase. To help you find keywords, you can go to the Google keyword planner and analyze the stats there.

Did you know?

- Long tail keywords make up as much as 70% of all search traffic.

- Pages optimized for long tail keywords move up 11 positions on average (compared to 5 positions for head keywords).

- Conversion rates for long tail keywords are 2.5 times higher than for head keywords.

Inbound And Outbound Links

When you write a blog posts make sure you include links to other relevant posts in your blog posts, link to both internal website and external websites. This is really helpful for your SEO and this will over time increase traffic to your website.

Did you know?

- 79% of companies that have a blog report a positive ROI for inbound marketing in 2013.

- 54% more leads are generated by inbound tactics than traditional paid marketing.

- Inbound delivered 54% more lead as compared to the outbound marketing methods.

Other ways you can get more traffic to your website

  1. Start a forum on your website
  2. Start a Facebook group that drives traffic to your site
  3. Interview Industry Thought Leaders
  4. Submit your blog posts to StumbleUpon– It works!
  5. Make Sure Your Site is Responsive
  6. Promote your blog posts to your email list
  7. Make Sure Your Site is Fast
  8. Attend Conferences
  9. Answer a HARO query
  10. Invite Others to Guest Blog on Your Site
  11. Host Webinars
  12. Become a columnist or contributor on a well-known website
  13. Optimize your existing posts
  14. Submit your posts to Reddit
  15. Mention influencers in your tweets
  16. Focus your energy on strategies that are working
  17. Build connections with others in your niche
  18. Make sure you have every relevant keyword you can think of on your site
  19. Create a top 10 website post
  20. Make the most of Facebook links
  21. Add text to your blog post images
  22. Become a member of industry Facebook and LinkedIn groups
  23. Connect with bloggers who are already sending you traffic
  24. Ask a well-known blogger to guest post on your site –
  25. Respond to blog comments
  26. Add your blog to Alltop
  27. Answer Questions on yahoo answers and Quora
  28. Comment on industry blogs
  29. Offer freebies and content upgrades
  30. Join a blogging community like ProBlogger or CopyBlogger
  31. Submit Your Content to Aggregator Sites

That should be more than enough to get you started but if you have any other ideas, please let us know in the comments.