1.More Articles Published in Others blogs: The helpful way to get traffic to a blog is by publishing more articles; search from Hubspot has shown that businesses that publish 16+ blog posts monthly get 3.5 times more traffic and 4.5 times more leads than businesses that publish between 0 – 5 blog posts monthly.
2.Publish quality Content: Research has shown that Google and other search engines give preference to longer, comprehensive articles; research by SERP IQ
that analyzed top 10 results for over 20,000 keywords came to the conclusion that Google ranks content that has more than 2,000 words better than content with fewer words.
Search by Buzzsumo, in a partnership with Moz, which analyzed over 1 million articles, found that articles that are 3,000 – 10,000 words get twice as many shares and 3 times the links content that have fewer than 1,000 words get.
With the reference of Neil Patel article earlier, he also reveals that one of the top reasons why his blogs get a lot of traffic is because he writes in-depth and comprehensive articles; the average article on Neil’s blog ranges from 4,000 to 8,000 words, and the result is that he ranks for lots of long-tail keywords, which leads to significant traffic on the long run.
3.create an Email List: Ask most successful bloggers what the top source of traffic to their blog is and they’ll tell you that email is in the top 3. Highly successful blogger Darren Rowse always record a traffic spike (the kind that almost doubles his blog traffic) whenever he sends an email to his list about a new blog post (see a screenshot of one of his traffic spikes below).
4.Guest Blog: One of the fastest ways to grow your blog is by writing for other people’s blogs; in other words, you can look for a blog that is much better than yours and write an article for that blog. You’ll be allowed to have a bio that includes a link to your site in your guest post. This can result in a lot of traffic for you.
To make guest blogging work, try to only guest blog on blogs that are more popular than yours; look for blogs with tens, or hundreds, of thousands of subscribers and submit your guest post to them.
5.Optimize Your Blog for Search Engines: Search engines are the #1 source of traffic for most established blogs.
SEO optimization: familiarize yourself with the concept of SEO and optimize your blog and your articles to rank well for relevant keywords in Google and other search engines.
6.Comment on Other Blogs: The right comment on a highly authoritative blog can send you lots of traffic; identify the top blogs in your niche and start interacting and commenting on blogs on a regular basis. By doing comment on another blog we will get the blogger and members of his community to notice you and visit your blog, leading to more traffic for you; you might even get a link or invitation to guest blog out of it.
7.Develop a Blogger Outreach Plan: Many bloggers fail to get traffic because they take a passive approach to blogging; if you simply publish your article, rest and wait for traffic to come then nothing will happen.
By publishing each article, make sure you have a solid blogger outreach plan; compile a list of relevant bloggers that you can email your article and ask them to share or link to your article. This article is a good to learn how to do blogger outreach.
8.Concentrate on Other Bloggers to watch your Articles and to Share: One of the techniques superstar blogger Neil Patel uses to grow his blog is that of linking to dozens of bloggers inside his articles (according to him, his articles usually contain 100+ links) and then reaching out to the bloggers who he linked to letting them know that he linked to them. The result through shares per article and eventually lots of traffic back to him.
frequently link to other bloggers about your articles and email all of them to let them know about your article; many of them will share your article, resulting in lots of traffic for you.
9.Syndicate Your Content to Top Blogs: Many top blogs and networks will allow you to republish your content on their site with credit back to you; most big blogs, including more publications like Business Insider and Huffington Post, do it if they feel that your content is good enough.
Give the impression of being for a list of publications and network sites in your industry that republish content and see if they’d like to republish your articles.
10.Co-Operation With Other Bloggers: Find a blogger with a similar audience to yours and see if you can do a “shout out exchange”; in other words, you mention them on your blog and they mention you on theirs. You can also promote them to your email list while they promote you to theirs.
11.Send Quality Articles to Blogger Communities: Blogging communities have survived for a long time and are a good place to get traffic; some notable examples are Bizsugar in the business niche, Blokube in the blogging and social media niche and DesignFloat in the design niche. Blogging community in your niche that you can share interesting articles and occasionally submit your articles.