A good amount of traffic comes to a blog post within the first day, after it gets published. You can get lots of traffic to both old and new posts notwithstanding when they go live. Apparently, you can drive more traffic if you promote rightly. Thus, it’s important to share your blog posts to the right audience that are willing to read what you’ve published. This method can be useful to news, gossip and entertainment posts since their relevance dwindle over time.
How To Get More Traffic to Your New Posts
Below are 15 ways to promote your blog posts immediately after they get published so as to increase traffic.
Share Posts On Social Media
Twitter is a very popular social media platform, thus it is a perfect place to share a link to your blog posts as soon as they get published. There are tools that enable you to automatically publish a link on twitter if you rather not share them manually. Check out my blog post on how to automate blog post sharing with IFTTT
What’s this list without Facebook? Facebook is one of the best places to share your posts. It’s important to note that people who want to read your blog posts are on Facebook too. So always share a link to your blog post on your Facebook Profile and Page (Your blog needs a Facebook page).
Pinterest is a social bookmarking site. If you include images in your blog posts, then Pinterest will surely be a great place to promote them. You can do this manually or
automatically with tailwind.
Do you write blog posts about businesses, careers, or professional topics, if yes, then LinkedIn is one of the most important places to promote your blog posts.
Share Posts on Forums
If you are a member of any online forum related to your niche, you should not hesitate to share your posts. Forums are great places to promote your blog posts. Just be sure to offer some useful information and comments than just self-promoting yourself.
You’ll get banned if they suspect you to be spamming their space. Take part in conversations and offer relevant contents. Some forums have signature space where you can leave your links. Do this take part in conversations. People will see your link, especially if the conversation gets to the forum’s front page.
Comment on Relevant Blogs
When you comment on blogs that write about similar topics as yours, its readers are likely to be part of your target audience. Commenting on such blogs is a great way to promote your blog posts. Search for high-quality blogs, so your link building efforts don’t hurt your blog’s search rankings and traffic.
Interlink your blog posts
Internal linking of your own blog posts is an important part of search engine optimization. This also helps to keep people on your blog for a longer period. Think about how your relevant post on your blogs relates to another and take the step to interlink them.