25 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Business Blog

blog post template graphicDo you write a blog for your business and keep posting to it regularly? It’s a great way to talk about your industry, provide information about your business, and to entertain. It’s also a great way to build a following for your business. Yet many business owners ask how to make people aware of their blog and to attract followers.

25 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Business Blog

  1. Tell everyone you have a blog
  2. Post your blog name and link in your email signature
  3. Include your blog link on your business cards, stationery and all forms
  4. Add your blog link to your bio
  5. Post snippets of your blog posts on your social media with links to the blog
  6. Add your blog link to your social media profiles
  7. Be active on your social media accounts and social networking sites like StumbleUpon and Mixx
  8. Visit blogs with similar content to yours and post a comment with a link to your relevant blog post
  9. Be a guest blogger on someone else’s site–look for those with high traffic. Link to your blog in your signature.
  10. Create promotional items for your business like pens, mugs, or other giveaways with a cute slogan and a link to your blog
  11. Create a business newsletter and highlight certain blogs with links to entire post
  12. Learn about how Google works, including keywords, tags, metatage, page ranking and linking rules
  13. Read books on how to blog like Blogging for Dummies by Susan Gunelius
  14. Submit your blog to online directories
  15. Create videos and insert your blog link into the video. Create your own YouTube channel.
  16. Submit posts as articles to online magazine-type sites with links back to your blog
  17. Post classes, online classes, services, barters, forums, and seminars on Craigslist and other event sites, with links to your blog
  18. Issue a press release on a relevant blog post to the media
  19. Do a giveaway that encourages people to go to your blog to learn more and register
  20. Create a weekly post that lists the top five favorite posts, or any top 5 list
  21. Create a controversial topic and encourage others to post their opinions
  22. Write an e-book. This could be a compilation of subject-similar posts.
  23. Attend seminars, workshops and conferences on blogging
  24. Write articles for magazines, newspapers and online media with links back to your blog
  25. Most importantly, write content people want to read, learn from, and talk about.

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2 responses

  1. needforjetpack | Reply

    Very nice list – I like #1 the most yourdigitalmarketingiq.com Also, on number 20 you can send an email to your list that points people to that post you wrote.

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  2. Great tips! Business blog is just useless if you’re not getting any traffic. You need to put up some road signs to let your prospects customers know more about your blog and business. Aside from the tips above, you can also join a blog network for more exposure to a larger audience and people interested in your topic.

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