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Old 11th August 2010, 06:18 AM   #1
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Default Getting Frequent Visitors To My Blog?

I have a blog on my website and I want to get frequent visitors to my blog how can I do so also I have very good content over my blog but still I cant get it ranked well how can I achieve this? plz reply.

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Old 11th August 2010, 09:35 AM   #2
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Can you set up a signature line so we can find a way to go look at it? It's hard to figure out what might be the problem without seeing it.

A few things to think about:

Related to my point about the signature line, if you have good traffic on your site, but not on the blog, maybe you've made it hard for folks to find it. Do you have internal links that point to it?

What have you done to market it? Do you post in forums and on blogs? Any other marketing activities?

Are you sure it's well-written? (You have a long run-on sentence above.)

Is the material helpful? Or amusing? People want one or the other or both.

Is it new? No matter what you do, it will probably take time for people to find it.

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Old 11th August 2010, 05:14 PM   #3
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You absolutely have to market it off-site if you want to see good results. You could have the greatest blog in the world, but if no one knows it's there, you're never going to see the results you want!

IMO, one of the best ways to get more traffic to your blog is through guest blogging. All you have to do is search for blogs in your niche that take guest posters (many blogs do, so a simple Google search is probably all you need).

When you do a guest blog post, you get to put your link at the bottom (much like resource boxes in article directories). Plus, you get your content and your link in front of highly-targeted traffic. After all, they're already interested in the subject, or they wouldn't be reading the blog! If you can impress readers with your guest post, they can click on your link, head to your site, and become loyal readers of your blog.

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Old 11th August 2010, 07:39 PM   #4
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One other technique is to create a email newsletter by which you can send update to your blogs and new blog posts via email to subscribers. I have not set it up on my blog yet; but am planning to do so in the near future.

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Old 12th August 2010, 09:35 AM   #5
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Can you set up a signature line so we can find a way to go look at it? It's hard to figure out what might be the problem without seeing it.

A few things to think about:

Related to my point about the signature line, if you have good traffic on your site, but not on the blog, maybe you've made it hard for folks to find it. Do you have internal links that point to it?

What have you done to market it? Do you post in forums and on blogs? Any other marketing activities?

Are you sure it's well-written? (You have a long run-on sentence above.)

Is the material helpful? Or amusing? People want one or the other or both.

Is it new? No matter what you do, it will probably take time for people to find it.
I have setup signature link can you please check and reply what am i need to do to get more frequent visitors. thanks.

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Old 12th August 2010, 06:05 PM   #6
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I am curious why did you give your blog the URL .../debt-relief-articles/ ?

I re-clicked to make sure it was not a bad link.

I think making your blog a little easier to read and feel like less work would be a good place to start. If you get people to your blog and they don't read what you have to say, it is wasted effort.

For me, the blocks of text were a bit off-putting. You need to break the blocks up into short paragraphs. On the web people skim; and I just zoomed to the bottom of the posts without taking anything in. I would make your subheadings stand out a bit more, bigger or different color or something, so at least they get read.

Also you need a thumbnail image on each post, they always seems to help. Appropriate pictures of people help people identify with the subject. Get them from istockphoto or similar place.

Does anybody else agree?

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Old 12th August 2010, 08:22 PM   #7
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I agree. I think you are giving great advice

Regarding your rankings, you are dealing with an extremely competitive market area. What is unique about what you are providing versus the zillion of others like you also. Your articles don't stand out to me as being helpful, but instead selling debt relief services - based on skimming the headlines. Why would I take the time to read one of these articles?

Do a search of the forum/and internet for the term [link bait(ing]. You need a unique reason for people to go to your site, for starters.

Then once they do get to your blog, then what? I went to your homepage and jumped back as my speakers went on.

I admire your effort, but creating a blog and posting isn't going to make you one of the ten best results according to google in the debt relief market. I'd rethink your entire approach, personally.

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Old 17th August 2010, 04:15 PM   #8
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I agree, unfortunately debt relief has a lot of competition on google.

Also, IMO your blog does not really look like a blog. At first glance it just looks like a site with a few paragraphs on the front. Most people are not going to take the time to see that it's a blog with insightful information. You might want to reconsider your layout

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Old 17th August 2010, 06:01 PM   #9
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It looks like you may have made some of the changes people suggested. That's good. You still need thumbnails, though. Also, the layout makes the site look like one big advertisement--not a trustworthy blog with sound advice. Another big issue concerns the quality of the content, which is ungrammatical and sounds more spun than original; it lacks insight and credibility, which is critically important.

Don't worry--I'm not suggesting you conduct original research on consumer credit and the causes of the recession. But if you are going to use blog articles as a sales tool, it is necessary to sound like you know what you’re talking about—and not like someone who is merely regurgitating.

In your articles, you might consider forming your own thoughts and citing some experts, for example. Stating an opinion may well invite comments. For sure, avoid text that reads too much like someone else's spun article. It’s too impersonal.

Because what you are trying to sell is a debt-relief product, I’d try to find a way to make it all personally resonant to the reader. On Copyblogger this week, John Hoff has a nice article discussing this very issue, “How to Use Emotional Copywriting to Kick-Start Your Sales.”(http://www.copyblogger.com/emotional-copywriting) Given what you’re selling, this approach could work wonders for you.

To further explain some of the grammatical and style problems, here's a partial critique: The content contains many usage errors and poorly constructed sentences. You also have a problem with tone; the article I read isn't clearly striking the helpful tone that I think you probably mean to convey. Rather than trustworthy, the voice sounds inauthentic and amateurish. Not at all what you want when you're trying to promote professional services. If you're going to rely on articles to promote your product, consider investing some time on your grammar and style skills before you spend a bunch of money marketing your site. Otherwise, no one will take your site or product seriously.

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Old 18th August 2010, 07:13 AM   #10
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I agree. I think you are giving great advice

Regarding your rankings, you are dealing with an extremely competitive market area. What is unique about what you are providing versus the zillion of others like you also. Your articles don't stand out to me as being helpful, but instead selling debt relief services - based on skimming the headlines. Why would I take the time to read one of these articles?

Do a search of the forum/and internet for the term [link bait(ing]. You need a unique reason for people to go to your site, for starters.

Then once they do get to your blog, then what? I went to your homepage and jumped back as my speakers went on.

I admire your effort, but creating a blog and posting isn't going to make you one of the ten best results according to google in the debt relief market. I'd rethink your entire approach, personally.
Thanks for this advice so what am I need to do according to you to achieve desired result.

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