16 January, 2012
Posted By Rafay Baloch ,
1. Optimize your blog for Search Engines
Search Engines are great source of targeted traffic.To make the most money from your blog you need to bring targeted traffic to your blog, their are other ways to bring targeted traffic such as social media but they are do not bring long term traffic. Search engines are best source to bring your Free Targeted traffic.
To get Search Engine traffic you need to get your website indexed in search engine the best way to do it is submit a sitemap to search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and Ask.com
You can look for blogs of your niche an leave a comment on them with your link to the website. The is a free source to get targeted traffic and also increase your rankings in search Engines (Provided that the blog is a Do-Follow)
3. Social Media
Social Media can be a source of huge traffic but the problem with social media is that it brings less targeted traffic but something is better than nothing.Each time a make an article I submit My blog to social bookmarking sites such as Digg.com, Stumbleupon.com, Reddit.com etc giving instant boost to my website's Traffic
4. Add a Social Networking Button to Your Blog
By adding a Social Bookmarking button to your website you will enable visitors to your blog to create links to popular social bookmarking sites such as Google, Technorati, Facebook, MySpace, Digg, Stumble Upon, Reddit, Delicious, Furl, Yahoo etc. This means that visitors to your site will be able share these links with others thereby helping you attract more traffic to your site and encourage return visits.
5. Build Quality Links
If you want to rank highly in Google and other search engines then you need to generate quality in-bound links. That doesn't mean exchanging links with everything and everyone as I see some new webmasters do. A few quality links from authoritative sites will boost your page rankings quickly and are far superior to a bunch of links from low ranking sites.
There are several good ways to generate links to your blog. One easy way is to to submit your site to blog directories.
Rafay Baloch is an independent security researcher with Internet Marketing skills and a SEO Consultant, He is currently doing his bachelors from Bahria University in computer science Read More →