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3 Ways to Increase Web Traffic to Your Blog

3 ways to increase blog traffic

Here are 3 tips for how to increase web traffic to your blog.  Read on to learn how to attract readers and keep them coming back so that you can build relationships and business contacts:

1. Use the Search Engines

Right now 80% of people find blogs and websites via search engines.  Because of this importatnt fact Search Engine Optimization (SEO) should not be ignored.

Your goal shoudl be to get your blog on the first page of the major search engines.  Search Engine optimization from outside of your site is just as important to driving traffic as pulling web traffic to it from the outside in.

2. Use E-mail

Another easy way you can increase your blog traffic is by capturing the email address of your visitors to your site.  Once you have their permission to send them e-mail you will want to keep them updated about upcoming events, new products, promotions, or even special anouncements.

3. Guest Post for More Traffic

Another way to increase traffic to your blog is to seek out blogs in your niche that allow writers to guest post.  When you write a great post, leave a compelling call to action, and have a memorable signature file you will get traffic to your blog.

When you reach out to other people online and share useful information they will come back to your blog again and again.  You don’t have to have your own content all the time either.  Share what you find useful, post articles and videos that inspire you and chances are it will inspire your readers.

Now you have 3 proven methods for increasing blog traffic and rankings that will keep your readers engaged. Set aside some time in your day to get moving with your blog promotion strategies, stay consistent, and over time you will see the results that you desire.

To your blogging and traffic success always,

The Web Traffic Reporter

Web Traffic Cripples Russian News Paper Site

Russian image     A cyber attack paralyzed the web site of Novaya Gazeta on recently in Russia after a massive denial-of-service attack.  The attacks were caused by an influx of computers all trying to connect to the news site at the same time, which overwhelmed the computer server that handles all of the sites web traffic.

     Novaya Gazeta’s web site typically receives upto 120,000 unique visitors every day, but this attack was so strong that at one point the website recieved 70,000 visit requests every in mere seconds repeatedly.

     The attacks were aimed to discredit alternative points of view which were said to be a move to censor the site.   LiveJournal, Russia’s most popular blogging site, suffered similiar outages earlier as well.  Dmitry Medvedev, President and blogging enthusiast, condemned the attack as “outrageous and illegal.”

The attacks were also linked to an upcoming vote.   Novaya Gazeta reported that the attack on the newspaper and on LiveJournal originated from the same source.  Bloggers have speculated that the authorities were behind the LiveJournal attack, saying that no one else has the resources within the country to stage a web attack like that

From the Web Traffic News Desk,

The Web Traffic Reporter