I am always looking for ways to increase blog traffic to my blog, there are so man different ways to do it.
I have been blogging for a few years now and I learn of new places to promote my blog almost everyday. I use so many places now, it’s hard to keep up.
I wanted to list a few places here that I use quiet often that has helped me increase my blog traffic.
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5 Blogging Tools to Increase Blog Traffic
1. Social Mentions – Jeff Bullas
Jeff talks about a great way where you can do a quick analysis of a subject or specific company by using Social Mentions. By knowing if a certain topic in your industry is trending you can create great content that is going to drive that audience to your blog.
2. StumbleUpon – kissmetrics
I have been using StumbleUpon for awhile now and at first I was just stumbling my own content but then realized that is a big no no. I then started stumbling other articles from blogs that I enjoy reading and then noticed that I have started getting more traffic from there. Be sure to check out this article from kissmetrics on 4 Ways to Increase Your Traffic With StumbleUpon.
3. Pinterest – Business 2 Community
Pinterest has been my #1 traffic source for a long time now, I could not see me blogging without it. There are a few things you can do to improve your followers and traffic by using Pinterest. Also be sure to read this article on How to Increase your Blog Traffic from Pinterest.
- Beautiful and Pin-worthy graphics
- Sign up for Rich Pins
- Comment on others pins
- Follow other bloggers in your niche
- Add a pin it button on your articles
- Embed your Pinterest profile on your blog
I have just recently started using Quora and have become addicted to it. Quora is a question and answer site for many different categories. I started following questions about blogging and social media and have also answered a few questions in those subjects. This site is a great place to get traffic to your blog and also to find blog posts ideas.
5. Twitter – Social Media Examiner
I have been using Twitter for years but never really knew how to use it. I knew that there was a way to get more traffic to my blog by using Twitter, so I set out to find out how. Now, I get traffic everyday from Twitter and if you want to find out how, check out this article “Twitter Traffic: How to Double Your Traffic to Your Content“.
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What is your favorite blogging tool to increase blog traffic?