Starting a new Website from scratch....Guidence Needed.

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Hello All, I have recently started a new website/blog. Its a multi niche blog with around 20+ posts.
I started my blog after doing research from my end and its been 45 days since i published my 1st post. I did some backlinks and social media promotions but still i dont get any organic traffic.
The keywords i choose have low competition(0.02 in moz) and yes low volume also. But no organic traffic.

Please help. I have seen and read many blogs and did everything they told. I am doing something wrong?
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    Forty-five days is a relatively short time to expect organic traffic to start showing up in any quantity to a brand new blog unless you have really promoted your blog hard.

    Something else pops up as a red flag to me: your comment that you are doing a "multi niche" blog. I don't know what niches you're in, but trying to gather and keep an audience in multiple niches at the same blog at the same time is very difficult.

    Let's say you have a small audience of people in niches #1-#5. Every time you post some thing in niche #1, 4/5 of the people coming to your blog aren't going to be interested and will leave. It's the reason to specialize in one niche only per blog site. You want your audience to be the target of every post, every tip, every comment, every link, and every offer you put on your site.

    Some large and well-funded sites can get away with targeting multiple niches - because they can segregate their followers by niche and interest. You will have a very difficult time trying to compete with them unless you bring a lot of branding and marketing resources to the table.

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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by Kartikeya Gupta View Post

    Hello All, I have recently started a new website/blog. Its a multi niche blog with around 20+ posts.
    I started my blog after doing research from my end and its been 45 days since i published my 1st post. I did some backlinks and social media promotions but still i dont get any organic traffic.
    The keywords i choose have low competition(0.02 in moz) and yes low volume also. But no organic traffic.

    Please help. I have seen and read many blogs and did everything they told. I am doing something wrong?
    How often are you posting new content?

    It's a little early to really be judging and looking for much organic traffic. I think you should keep going, be more patient and keep working on the site.
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  • Profile picture of the author FreedomBlogger
    Originally Posted by Kartikeya Gupta View Post

    Please help. I have seen and read many blogs and did everything they told. I am doing something wrong?
    Yes, you are doing something wrong.

    You are being too impatient with blogging and SEO. It takes more than 45 days to see some organic traffic. Especially, if your blog is not niche specific.

    You said you are building a multi-niche blog and I would not recommend you to do that.

    Your blog has to be niche specific. The more specific the better chances you have of ranking high in the search engines.

    It will take you longer to build traffic to your blog if you blog on many different topics. This is why I don't recommend it.

    Learn more about niche blogging and go from there.

    This would be my advice right now!
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  • Thank you all for your help.
    Yes i am a bit impatient as its my first blog ever, i know SEO is a long process but 45 days....it long time.....isn't it?
    I see that multi niche blogs need to be worked more on for getting traffic. I would say its a entertainment blog and I write on categories like, mysterious topics, horror, paranormal, mythology, mythical articles.
    I usually post 5-6 articles in a week as of now and no 2 on same day.
    I am choosing low competition and low volume keywords as of now.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Your only error buddy? Impatience.

    45 days is a baby as far as site traffic.

    Guest post on well read blogs in your niche. Bond with top entrepreneurs in your niche, by helping them without fearing that you need to ask for anything in return.

    Over 6-12 months you should see steady organic traffic through your patient, detached, generous service.
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  • Originally Posted by Kartikeya Gupta View Post

    Its a multi niche blog... I have seen and read many blogs and did everything they told. I am doing something wrong?
    I dont think they said to make a multi-niche blog. Your blog should be focused on 1 niche, and all of your content should reflect that - and all of your marketing should reflect that. Make a blog centered around 1 niche, then the rest of the monetization is easy.
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  • Thats a big negative point of my blog, multi niche and its somewhat depressing. But there are many websites doing this.

    Also don't you think if its a multi niche blog, the website will have more keywords appearing in organic search? am i right on this one?

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  • Profile picture of the author Caitlinz
    Make sure your article is the best in the topic. Add lot more content and improve the article better than others.
    Start sharing it in social networks. If you would like to go the SEO Route, you can get some guest posts too.

    Monitor your traffic using google analytics & search data using webmaster tools. Wait patiently.
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  • Profile picture of the author 1Bryan
    Whether you realize it or not, you built a blog for Social Media and not SEO. Put 80% of your promotional efforts into social media.
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    • Originally Posted by 1Bryan View Post

      Whether you realize it or not, you built a blog for Social Media and not SEO. Put 80% of your promotional efforts into social media.
      Could you please explain? Does it mean that main traffic to me blog will come from social media?
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    2 things:

    1. Blogs that are all "list articles" or "listicles" are designed for the way social media consumers consume content. That's why they became so widespread as social media became so widespread.

    2. People that are into ghosts, paranormal, etc. were some of the first internet chatroom geeks. Back in the mid 1990s ... when most average folks didn't really use the internet, these people did. They were on chatrooms back then. Where are they now in 2018? Social media.

    If you are going to have a blog that's full of listicles targeting a demographic that is heavy on social media ...

    That's where you are going to connect with them.

    You have to find out where your crowd hangs out and meet them there. And I can tell you 100 percent ...

    They hang out mostly on social media.

    They don't do a lot of Google searching for that type of content. They may do some. But they aren't going to do a lot. So use the 80/20 rule.

    80% Social Media
    20% Google

    So ... now you just have to test out which social media platforms you can gain traction on.

    But I am almost 100 percent sure that if you focus on Google ... for content that people don't really consume through Google ...

    450 days from now you'll still be asking, "Where's the traffic?"

    Hope this helps.

    P.S. When you find exactly where your group hangs out ... traffic happens fast. I won't say it is overnight. But it also doesn't have take 6 months to get decent traffic *if* you really do find out exactly where your group hangs out.

    It's going to definitely be social media of some type for you.

    That's going to have the highest probability. Still not a guarantee. But a much higher probability because not only are you meeting them where they actually are ...

    You also are giving them what they want.
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  • Profile picture of the author shmeeko69
    Originally Posted by Kartikeya Gupta View Post

    Hello All, I have recently started a new website/blog. Its a multi niche blog with around 20+ posts.
    I started my blog after doing research from my end and its been 45 days since i published my 1st post. I did some backlinks and social media promotions but still i dont get any organic traffic.
    The keywords i choose have low competition(0.02 in moz) and yes low volume also. But no organic traffic.

    Please help. I have seen and read many blogs and did everything they told. I am doing something wrong?
    If you're doing keyword research for each blog x 20 and you're not doing well with Google
    then, you need to change it, as it's obviously not working for you.

    I don't use keyword tools, as I find it a tedious exercise, but what I do with anything prior to doing a blog post/review is check the competition and see who's on page one for that phrase. If it looks to fierce I either change the keyword phrase or move on to another product/service.

    Tip. Longer tailed keyword phrases = less competition.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
    Outsource your Seo effort to some guy in blackhat


    AND focus on paid advertising: blog post promoted on facebook, or better opt in page promoted.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
    MULTI NICHE is NO-NO.

    Focus on one niche and put a pop up to capture leads.

    Secondly outsource the seo to a blackhat guy and focus on paid advertising.
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