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21 Powerful Ways to Get Quality Traffic to Your blog

I always love to help people, especially fellow bloggers and I have discovered the problem most bloggers face is getting traffic to their blogs.

There are different ways of getting traffic to your blog, there are both ethical and unethical ways. When we talk about unethical ways, they are some kind of foolish/stupid traffic techniques that can never benefit you, some examples are autosurf and traffic exchange while quality traffic is the type of traffic that converts, it is not about faking, but it provides real people who are really interested in what you have to offer.

I will be talking about the ethical traffic generation tips which brings about quality traffic only and I will also want you to note that the methods in this post are applicable to any niche.

Also, this is not my “ultimate traffic generation methods” post, I am seriously working on that and I would properly be releasing it as an ebook instead of a blog post, the ebook will be free and will be exclusive to my mailing list subscribers so if you are yet to subscribe, you can have a spot here and also get my free ebook on how to build a better website.

Below are 21 great ways to get FREE traffic to your blog.

1. Write valuable Content: We all know that you can’t expect a 1 month old baby to begin to walk, the baby has to go through some stages, which involves crawling.

Writing valuable content for your blog is very important and is the most important factor worth considering when trying to get traffic to your blog, you don’t expect people to come to an empty website and you also don’t want them to come to your website and then leave with a bad feeling due to lack of quality content.

When talking about quality content, I am not talking about copying  content from article sites and blogs, I am talking about a kind of unique content that reflects you, the writer, because things like this makes your readers more inclined  to stay which means more visitors.

Another really important thing people tend to forget is design and according to this post, I will classify it as valuable content.

I don’t think there is any point in writing a blog post when it will not be presentable. If you wrote a blog post and your readers came just to see some ugly and roughly sized fonts, they would not be moved to visit your site the more unlike a site which has a perfect design.

2. Build a List: I always smile whenever I send a mail to my list, just to check my stats the next day and to discover that day was a great traffic day for me.

If you are getting 1000 visitors a day, and  you are building a list, if you get 50 people on your list everyday, at the end of 3 months you will be having over 4500 people on your list and if you send a mail about your blog post to your list, you will eventually end up getting around 1500 additionally visitors to your 1000 daily visitors (if 30 percent visited) making it 2500 visitors for that day.

The result of a small list might not be impressive but when my list started getting bigger, I began to see more impact and sending a mail will have brought tens of additional visitors to my blog in hours.

In order to get more subscribers, it is very important you give people incentives to join, a very good example in my case is my free ebook (7 keys to build a better website).

It is also very important to manage your list effectively and not to go on  bombarding them with mails everyday, I wouldn’t like receiving a mail from the same person everyday only to be telling me about his business.

It is also important to make your list personal, I try to get people’s first name only other than full name because you will easily respond to your first name than your full name for example, I will be more inclined to read a mail with “Hi Onibalusi” than one with “Hi Onibalusi Bamidele”.

Some people suggest you should only ask for emails because the simpler the process the more the mails, I will tell you that this is not true, it all depends on what you have to offer and having a 100 sized responsive list is far better than having a 1000 sized non responsive list.

3. Blog Commenting: Blog commenting is also a great way to get traffic to your blog, it is even more effective because you will have the opportunity to build your brand.

Blog commenting also helps you build relationship with other bloggers.

When making  comments, it is very important to make well thought out and engaging comments because this helps the owner of the blog easily notice you and from there you can even get what is more than traffic. A great example of one of my readers who does this is Nabeel, I have noticed him the first day he commented on my blog because he makes well thought-out comments and she also engages with the blogger and other commenters.

4. Guest Posting: I write a lot of guest posts anytime I catch the fire, I have written as much as five guest post in one day (aside my own blog posts), and I must tell you the results are really amazing, I have written a guest post that sent me 2000 visitors in one day (Yes, in one day).

Guest posting effectively depends on how you want to do it, for example, I have written over 160 guest posts altogether this year, but the problem was that almost all my guest posts were submitted to small blogs.

If you are guest posting to build a great brand for yourself and make yourself known, writing so many guest posts and then submitting them to small blogs might be effective but If you want traffic and subscribers, I will advice targeting the big blogs only (You should note that it takes time to get approved).

Guest posting also helps you gain more respected ad loyal readers and it is very important to maintain a high quality post standard on your blog and with your guest posts. You might be thinking it is not going to be on your blog but I must assure you that the more quality a guest post is, the more readers it will get for you.

Many people try to write guest posts for non related blogs but I must tell you this is not that effective, writing guest posts for related blogs will yield far more results than for non related blogs.

There are many ways to write your guest posts, you might decide to have a marathon, maybe one in which you will write mass articles maybe throughout a month or casually in which you write when it pleases you.

5. Article Marketing: This is very similar to guest posting, just that guest posting is more effective if properly done.

A great way to get the best from your articles is by using keywords effectively in your articles.

It is also very important to use reputable article directories, using a directory like ezinearticles will give you faster and better results than just any directory.

It is also very important to use your seo anchor text when linking back to your blog.

6. SEO: Many of us know about SEO (Search Engine Optimization), it deals with getting the best from search engine traffic.

SEO is a very important way to get free traffic that should not be overlooked, it might look tough if you are in a competitive niche but it gives you one of the best type of traffic because the visitors you will gain are highly targeted and ready to take action.

SEO consists of on-page factors, off-page factors and linking structure.

I would not be able to write about seo in this post because it is an entire topic on its own and I have already written about it in earlier posts, so here is a link to read about it: wordpress seo website traffic

7. Linking to Other Bloggers: This is not sure but sometimes do work. If you are linking to other bloggers regularly, you will get on their radar very soon and they will also be linking to you which will in turn lead to more traffic and recognition for you.

What many bloggers do is that they write a link love post in which they link to as many bloggers as they wish, many of them link to ten different blog posts.

I hardly do this because I don’t even use blog commenting to get traffic, I also don’t use this method to get traffic and I prefer to only comment on great articles I enjoy and only link to blog posts I enjoy (I rarely do link love posts because there is too much to post rather than link to other blogs just to get attention).

8. Update Your Blog Regularly: This is another great way to get traffic to your blog, I call it “hacking the search engines“. You will see a lot of technology blogs telling you they got 100,000 visitors in one month. How are they getting it? It is because they are writing a lot of blog posts everyday, some of them write more than 5 posts in one day so it makes the search engines quickly trust and place some respect on them which eventually leads to more traffic, another advantage is that it helps you rank for many long tail keywords.

9. Video Marketing: This method is very effective but rarely used and I am also guilty of not using it due to poor internet connection in Nigeria.

There are people who use this method alone to get traffic to their blog and they get tens of thousand of visitors every month.

when using video marketing, it is very important to properly optimize your videos by using the appropriate tags and keywords, this makes it very easy for people to find your video through search engines and within the video site.

It is also very important to link back to your blog and also try to mention it a number of times in your video.

Some good places to start are: Youtube, MetaCafe and Vimeo

10. Forums: This is one of the methods I hate most and I must not pretend or lie that I use it, I rarely do so but it is very effective, it has sent some people thousands of visitors every month and be quite effective if used properly.

Forum marketing requires using your time to help others by posting useful replies and threads that helps solve their problems rather than come across as a spammer. I have been banned on over 100 forums when I just started in the online world (I was a forum spammer then). The first day I started my website, I got 151 visitors to my website from forums only.

The key to getting quality traffic from forums is by writing attractive titles.

Threads with attractive titles tend to work out well on forums.

A good place to start is the DigitalPoint Forums.

11. Attractive Headlines: Writing attractive headlines can help you get lots of traffic to your blog in a short period of time because people tend to tweet and share posts with attractive titles and will begin to tweet and share even without reading the post.

12. Top Lists: Top lists really works out well and are one of the most successful posts, a good example was when I wrote my list of the most influential 16 year old bloggers, the post got lot of retweets, traffic and even shares. I started getting traffic from facebook, email and even Google.

You can use the following formats:

“Top 10 ways to ….”

“….. 101”

“21 ways to….”

“1000 ways to….” (I will probably come up with something of this nature :)).

13. Be Creative: There are many ways to be creative and some of them involves coming  up with great ideas.

You can decide to launch a product that helps solves a particular problem, you can also come up with a product that complements another great product.

Some great examples of people doing this are: Blogussion (complements thesis wordpress theme) and Tweetmeme (complements twitter).

14. Be a Criminal: Pls Note: I am not in support of this and I have never done it but it works, except you are out there to build a bad name for yourself then I would advice you NEVER to try it.

Another great way to get lots of traffic to your blog is by being a criminal, I mean by writing libelous articles on your blog, maybe writing articles like “…. country got burned” or any article that revolves around lie and violence that will easily catch people’s attention.

15. Blog About Big Brands: Another great way to get traffic to your blog is by blogging about big and established brands.

Being the first to write a particular type of article about Google or Apple will definitely get you a great deal of traffic.

You must be careful when doing this though, and don’t try to write libelous articles about a brand but you can write hot news about a brand which will eventually lead to more traffic.

16. Contests: This is about being wise and contests can really go great. A good example of a blog that made it big through contest is FamousBloggers.

Getting enough traffic from contests is all about being creative and wise, you should also come up with a great prize.

A good example of a great contest is when you tell the contestants to create a video explaining what your site is all about and then upload it to some social media sites. This will give you more traction but you must note that the more the prize the more the contestants.website traffic tips

17. Press Releases: Another great way to get traffic to your blog is by writing press releases.

This might be a very effective technique if done properly, you should also have a great story because the more great and unique your story is the more the chance of it making the news which can leave you with hundreds of thousands of visitors that day.

Here is a list of 25 free press release websites

18. Social Networking: There is a great difference between social networking and social bookmarking.

Social networking is a process by which you effectively make use of social networking sites such as twitter and facebook to get more traffic to your site.

Being social is more to others than to you so you should be ready to help and promote others people’s work. You should also note that the more the friends you have the more traffic you can get.

19. Social Bookmarking: You can also make effective use of social bookmarking sites like digg and stumbleupon to get more traffic to your blog.

Social bookmarking sites like this have made lots of nobody the talk of the town, if you have a good plan and your articles reach the front page of digg several times, it can eventually lead to lots of subscribers and loyal readers.

20. Blog Carnivals: This is another great way to get traffic especially to your new blog, it can also help you get a lot of links to your blog.

Blog carnivals are sites in which you submit your blog posts for other bloggers to see, if they like your post they will in turn write about it on their blogs which will lead to more traffic for you.

A great place to start is BlogCarnivals.Com

21. AdSwaps: This might only be applicable to those with a mailing list but it is very effective.

You can begin to do AdSwaps when you have a list of over 500 subscribers.

This works in the form that you contact another person with the same list size as you, you will send a mail to your list about his offer and he will also send a mail to his list about yours, the result is more subscribers.

This method is very effective in the sense that some people use it to add hundreds of subscribers to their list every single day.

The Key is now in your hands, what will you do with it? Will you just forget about this post or take action immediately and begin to rake in storm of traffic to your blog.

The above are 21 Great ways to get traffic to your blog – RAW FREE TRAFFIC

PLS, RETWEETING AND STUMBLING THIS ARTICLE WILL REALLY BE APPRECIATED

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80 Comments on "21 Powerful Ways to Get Quality Traffic to Your blog"

  1. Ryan says:

    Hi Onibalusi,

    This is a sensational list, thanks for sharing.

    Good point about the negative headlines post: it attracts much unwanted attention in my opinion. Better to use your creativity to attract positive followers.

    Ryan

    • Hi Ryan,

      Yeah! Thanks so much for your nice words.

      Concerning the negative headlines, you are absolutely right about it. At least none of the big names on the net (Google and they created a service that people want and now they are enjoying the results.)

      BTW: I so much appreciate your RT.

      Thanks so much for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

    • Ryan,
      This was an awesome list and the only thing I might add is to offer the Comment Luv or Keyword Luv on comments. This really attracts people and as long as you require a sensible comment showing that they read the post it works great. Your site gets listed on websites as a KeywordLuv and CommentLuv site.

      Onibalusi, It is clear you are doing an awesome job with your site. I am fairly new to blogging and am learning a lot on your website. Thanks so much!

      Selina

    • I totally agree that although negative headlines attract attention it does tend to be negative attention. To attract a honey bee you need to hold up a flower and not a dead one.

      The rest of this article is awesome, I learned some great things.

      Thanks
      Deb

      • Jackie Benefil says:

        I agree with you Debby.
        You know which one I lack on this list is building a list.
        Do you have a good resource that has worked for you?

        I know there is a lot of money in the list and I want to do it and have tried but have not been very successful.

  2. Hi Onibalusi,

    First of all, Thank you ever so much for mentioning me and making a back link for me. I really, really appreciate it Onibalusi. This is the first time someone has done a nice thing like that! Thanks!

    And Onibalusi, I am a guy, not a girl lol.

    The traffic list you mention is great. And I agree with each point. I have noticed that your posts are now very detailed and insightful. They always have a LOT of information!

    I would definitely agree with blog commenting, it is working for me.

    I am also doing Forum Marketing. You are right about delivering value to the forum.

    I would suggest for those wanting to do forum marketing, search for forums in your related niche (either in google or big-boards.com) and join there.

    First, please read the rules specially about signatures there and then start giving value to the forum. Participate, ask questions etc.

    You will see that by giving value, people will begin to notice you. And you will get clicks to your website.

    Regarding social Bookmarking, I mentioned ‘onlywire’ in smartpassiveincome’s blog. ‘onlywire’ auto-syndicates your content to 36 Top Social Networking sites.

    I have heard It makes it a lot easier to manage the submissions and it also saves a lot of time.

    Thanks for giving so many methods, as I am only using a handful (2-3) methods right now, and I hope to increase them in the future!

    Kindest,
    Nabeel

    • Hi Nabeel,

      You are absolutely right.

      Yeah! More to come 🙂

      I have corrected the post and have changed she to he.

      BTW: You might want to get an avatar at en.gravatar.com?

      Thanks a lot,
      -Onibalusi

  3. I just have to say man that your post has helped me so much. I have changed a lot of things on my site that you recommended to do. Thanks

  4. Felicia says:

    Hi Onibalusi

    First time I read your article. I must say I have gained a lot as I’m still new in this, and sometimes I don’t even know which direction to take but I must say that I love to be a blogger. I’m sure that one day I will grow and be like you.

    Please keep in touch.
    Felicia

    • Hi Felicia,

      I am really glad you gained from me.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  5. Jonathan Beebe says:

    Wow this is an awesome resource for any blogger Onibalusi, I can’t wait to see your upcoming report 🙂

    Anyway, I agree most with ‘build your list, guest blogging, forums, and updating your blog regularly’ and if used altogether will help build you an avalanche of traffic over time (but you must remain consistent AND persistent–e.g. stick with it!).

    The other tips are great also and we should all strive to accomplish all of them to help our blogs perform as best as possible.

    Thanks again for another great post Onibalusi!

    • Hi Jonathan,

      Yeah! You are doing almost all of the above and I am really happy and impressed by your growth. I am very certain you will soon be the next big thing, just keep rocking and keep the fire burning.

      BTW: Thanks so much for the RT, I really appreciate it.

      -Onibalusi

  6. Kharim says:

    These are some really great tips man.

    I must say that guest posting, creativity, blog commenting and some others that you have mentioned above have really made my blog a success. Thanks for this post bro 🙂

    • Joe Boyle says:

      I can second that! I love blog commenting since it is fun, easy, and brings me some knowledge. Oh, and did I mention traffic? 😀

    • Hi Kharim,

      Yeah! You are absolutely right.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  7. Joe Boyle says:

    I am a HUGE fan of blog commenting. In fact, every few days, I go on what I call “commenting sprees”. In a comment spree, I comment on about 35-50 blogs in about 2-3 hours, then “power comment” for the other days. Power commenting is where you comment on about 20 blogs in an hour by skimming content, commenting, going on other commentator’s blogs, and repeating the process.

    By the end of the week (if I put my mind to it), I can put out about 300-400 comments. that’s MAJOR traffic. Great post 😀

    • Hi Joe,

      Yeah! Blog commenting is really great and effective.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  8. KS Chen says:

    Hi Onibalusi! I’m still learning to build up my list. Traffic is the key factor to determine the successfulness of a blog. Thanks for your sharing! 🙂

    • Hi Kok,

      That will really be great.

      Traffic is a really essential element to the success of any blog.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  9. karen says:

    Hi Onibalusi,
    Thanks for a wonderful and informative post yet again! Any suggestions for building a pet list and driving pet lovers to my website and blog launchning in July? Many thanks,

    Karen
    paws4claws

    Connecting For A Friendlier World

  10. karen says:

    Hi Onibalusi,
    Thanks for a wonderful and informative post yet again! Any suggestions for building a pet list and driving pet lovers to my website and blog launching in July? Many thanks,

    Karen
    paws4claws

    Connecting For A Friendlier World

    • Hi Karen,

      Yeah! It is also the same process, all the tips above will help.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  11. Thanks for sharing this powerful collection and nice ways to get quality traffic with us, Content is King. Good quality unique content is a nice way to drive traffic to your site among others.

  12. Cordless rotary tool says:

    Can you describe how blogging about well-known brands helps me to get traffic? Of course, if I blog about Apple iPad and my result is on first page of Google I’ll get tons of traffic but this is part of SEO.

    Have you something else in mind?

    P.s.: I don’t want you to be assulted. Your list is great but I just want to know more about this technique.

    • Hi,

      Yeah! You will be writing about latest updates on a popular brand, for example, if apple just release a mobile phone today, you will be one of the first to write about it and when people start searching for it using Google and other search engines then you will get more traffic.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  13. Guest Posting and blog commenting are awesome and most effective ways to get targeted traffic, build backlinks etc. I’ve done 3 guest posts so far and i’m really happy with the results.
    Thanks for sharing this great Post.

    ~Dev

    • Hi Dev,

      You are absolutely right.

      Guest posting is my top pick and blog commenting is really great.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  14. Thanks for sharing these powerful ways to get traffic. I really like forums, blog commenting, guest posting. It really gives us targeted and real traffic, we just have to be consistent implementing those methods. I’ve already made 4 guest posts in other blogs and I really got excellent result with.

    Keep it up!

    Gary

    • Hi Gary,

      Yeah! That is great.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  15. Hi Onibalusi,
    Thanks for sharing this article and i will work on some of the tips you mentioned here and i must congratulate you for the new look of your blog. the theme looks more better now.

    Keep up the good work.

    • Hi Valentine,

      Yeah! Thanks so much for your compliment on the theme.

      -Onibalusi

  16. William Veasley says:

    Excellent article it blows me away how much effort you put into this article. Raising the bar pretty high for anyone who decides to take the challenge of trying to tackle this topic.

    I’m a new blogger so I hope to focus more on commenting & Guest posting, then see where that takes me!

    • Hi William,

      I will be happy to see you progress – just stick with it.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  17. Robin says:

    You covered almost everything that is necessary to generate good traffic 🙂 seems like you have done a good research on the title.

    Cheers.

    – Robin

  18. Eseotips says:

    your post has helped me so much. Thank you

  19. Rene says:

    Some really great stuff in here. Thanks for the post. (I picked it up from a Linkedin group – which I’m not sure you even mentioned!)

    • Hi Rene,

      Yeah! Linkedin has sent me tons of visitors after writing this post, the funny thing is I can’t find it on linkedin, can you please post the link to the linkedin group you find it on here?

      Thanks a lot,
      -Onibalusi

  20. Mercy says:

    This really helps.Thank you very much

    • Hi Mercy,

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment, also, thanks for linking to this post from your blog.

      -Onibalusi

  21. Jay says:

    Fantastic compilation. Keep up the good work!

  22. Ray Martin says:

    Stellar list 🙂 Out of the 21 I have perhaps done 10 in the past. I had to laugh at ‘Be a Criminal’ lol

    • Hi Ray,

      That is really funny 🙂 but it works ;), I wouldn’t advice it though.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  23. Anthony says:

    Definitely a very detailed description that I will test out for my newly branded blog. I usually like short articles, but you managed to make a long one that kept my interest. Video marketing is something I want to learn more about and will test out shortly.

    • Exactly Anthony,

      That is great to hear.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  24. Young Entrepreneur Ideas says:

    Great information…and the list keeps growing!

  25. Gloson says:

    Hi Oni! Really great tips man! 🙂 A very nice list to head to when your traffic is dropping and you’re frustrated!

    • Hi Gloson,

      Yeah! Exactly.

      Thanks so much for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  26. Mark Atkinson says:

    Hi Onibalusi,

    This is my first visit to your site – and the first article of yours which I have read. I find it really interesting and inspiring to see a 16 year old from Nigeria blogging so successfully.

    I am also an entrepreneur, 19 years old, from South Africa. Go Africa! 🙂 I’ve just begun my own blog to complement our web and corporate design business and I have been pouring over information from countless different blogs on how to be successful with it.
    This was definitely one of the more useful posts I’ve read in this process. I find internet marketing and SEO so very interesting, definitely a couple of my many passions. You’re a great inspiration to me. 🙂

    From my point of view, number one on your list is by far the most important. Quality content is king. Now if only I could find time in my schedule to write all the quality content!

    • Hi Mark,

      Yeah! It is by God’s grace and I am also very happy for myself.

      Great! Then we have something in common 🙂

      Exactly, content is king.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

      • Mark Atkinson says:

        Awesome!

        I might look into writing a guest post for your blog at some point when I’ve got time.

        It’s about time we Africans show face and make the rest of the world realise there is more to Africa than its wildlife. 🙂

        • Hi Mark,

          Yeah! That will be great, and I will be expecting your geust post soon 🙂

          Africans can make it, if only they are ready. One major thing killing africans is their mindset and if they can change that then they are free.

          Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
          -Onibalusi

  27. polywood says:

    All the ways explained are in my practical work and by using these ways I have gained traffic in thousands.

  28. Thomas @ Google Keyword Rank says:

    Some ideas are very good like Guest Blogger and Blogging one but wikipedia page idea is not going to work. Moderators are eventually gonna delete the page unless you are very popular website. Again if you are popular then you are not working on building backlinks. Are You?

  29. You have an invaluable resource here. Great post for anyone into blogging, experienced or not.

  30. Keyword Analysis says:

    Blog commenting is good for blog that just started â?? it is the awareness tool. However, this commenting strategy consume a lot of time so we need to do it wisely.

  31. Mike says:

    Lol, seems that you have listed all of the ways to get traffic from your blog already Oni. Great post 🙂

  32. OPzzz says:

    Hey Onibalusi,

    Nice post. I found your post through blog engage, read through it, found that it was definitely on the mark, but there are teasers in there!

    About numbers 18 – 20, it would be cool if you had a little more examples of lists of sites that we can submit to. But then again, maybe you don’t want to give away all of the secrets on here 🙂

    Like I said, I found you through blog engage, but I am interested to find other sites similar to that one. That one happens to be my favorite. I know of a couple of others, but I didn’t really get much results from them. Know any other good quality spots that work pretty much the same way?

    Good read + Good Stuff. Keep it up!

    Thx,
    OPzzz

  33. honour says:

    hey,nice tips i just started blogging and i can see you are doing well, hope to be like you someday.

  34. vrunda says:

    hey..

    You know its so great tips.. but have to be very consistent to follow.. otherwise you can’t get result.. i will try my best..

    thanx buddy..

  35. Do you have any recommendations for people who have mostly photo blogs and don’t have much text? How would you drive quality traffic to them?

  36. Oni some great tips here to get traffic to your site. I think you worked more on blog commenting and guest blogging so much. LOL

  37. Cheap flights for military says:

    thanks oni!!! great post…..yes traffic is everything for any blog.

  38. Chirag Swadia says:

    This is a nice post.
    One thing i want to focus on is GUEST BLOGGING
    I started GuestBlog.in just to promote more and more guest bloggers from around the world to write guest posts.
    So visit our blog and start guest posting to get quality traffic to your own website or blog

  39. Numbarm says:

    Wow, that was is one long and informative post! I’ve bought courses with less info in them 😀

  40. Sharon says:

    Hi Onibalusi,
    I like the list. I must admit that I am confused on #2 Build a List. I am not an experienced blogger. This is my second attempt at trying a blog. I started last year and then came back this year. I have searched the net looking for ways to get more traffic to my site. Though, I know patience is a virtue. I do find that when reading a lot of posts about getting more traffic to your site, typically, they are kind of the same. I think what I need to do is maybe concentrate more on the posts that I am developing and hope that my site if attractive and informative enough to hold people’s attention.

  41. Looks pretty comprehensive. But certainly doing all this is going to take a lot of time and commitment.

  42. Ammar says:

    Wow! This were awesome tips! I never thought about building a mail list so i can send my blog to many different people. I am going to try that and see if it work. I have one question though, where do i get all the emails from?

  43. Austin says:

    Hi Onibalusi,

    After 3 days of search on traffic building ways, finaly I found your article, and trust me, this is the BEST of all, that I was reading last several days!! THANKS FOR THIS AWESOME POST. I have shared it on our freelancer facebook group with 10K + members 🙂

    I have 2 questions, please help me on this –

    1. Basically I am selling 4 services on my website, please kindly take a look at http://www.designmyblog.net , I was not getting enough sale through PPC & solo adds, so I decided to set the blog. I have the blog now for only 3 or 4 days, and I am looking for the kind of quality traffic, that can turn into sale. from above 21 method’s, which methods will be good for me? please suggest.

    2. You did not mentioned classifieds like craigslist, is that not a good way to get quality traffic?

    also, please tell a bit more about Blog Carnival, it seems completely new to me.

    thanks
    Austin

  44. Very nice and great post about getting traffic our website and blog and you have shared these are points are very helpful and very nice and my opinion guest blogging and Blog Commenting very effective way to getting traffic .

    Thanks for sharing

  45. Edward S says:

    Wonderful post. Im totally agree with you. After google updating their algorithm, there is too many factor has been changed it. Thanks Oni !

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