If there is anything a blogger approaches with apprehension in his blogging career, it is driving traffic to a blog. It’s, obviously, one of the most demanding aspect of it and every blogger knows it’s a necessary part of his career. If you can’t manage to get good and quality traffic to your blog, you are actually going nowhere with it.
SEO or search engine optimization is a very effective way of getting traffic to a blog, but being strenuous when considered in the organic sense of it – the real way to drive traffic from search engine, most bloggers consider it too expensive and difficult to achieve. You have to discover this now and the earlier you do so, the better it is. Social media is a very effective way of generating quality traffic to your blog. Following are some unique ways to grow your blog traffic through social media.
Build A Large Base Of Followership
The very first thing you should consider when planning to start building your blog with social media is building a large base of followership. There is importance in quantity. The quantity of visitors you’ll be getting to your blog from a social media site depends on the number of friends or followers you have on that site.
Start building you followership base from now on. Though, this might take some time if it is taken from the ethical side of it, but there are still ways to get more followers quickly. For instance, I created a facebook page for my weight watchers discounts and e-diet coupon blog and I was able to direct traffic from my blog to my facebook page, which resulted in me having more fans.
Promote Quality Blog Posts
You know your friends are human beings with blood running in their veins, and one of the characteristics of human beings is reaction. There are ways we respond to things and our response to a particular situation will impact our future reactions to such situations.
If you post low quality articles on your walls and managed to get some of your friends to waste their time reading it, if they don’t revoke their friendship with you, they will stop reading your wall posts.
Spend quality time creating good content for your blog to make sure your followers would not hesitate to click on any link you share on your wall.
Make Your Title Catchy
After all, what is going to be the first thing they’ll be seeing before the content of your blog? Your title. It might be bearable for people to see low quality articles on your blog, but it might be difficult for your followers to click on your link if the title is not good enough to catch their attention.
Sometimes, I spend same amount of hours I spend creating my contents in creating their titles.
The best way to get this right is by acquiring it as a skill. There are a lot of power bloggers who are copywriters. These bloggers can teach you the art of crafting words, if you start reading their blogs.