I need to increase traffic without a long therm SEO

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Recently I created a blog for one of my websites, it's a blog about Blogger tips and Tricks, Blogger tutorials, created some content, it is unique content, now I'm thinking of using links exchange programs, off course with Nofollow attribute, but I'd like to know if there is a better (free) way to increase the traffic without having to make a long therm SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rus Sells
    Yeah, paid advertising. Other then keep posting content, daily.

    Originally Posted by matheusgrafix View Post

    Recently I created a blog for one of my websites, it's a blog about Blogger tips and Tricks, Blogger tutorials, created some content, it is unique content, now I'm thinking of using links exchange programs, off course with Nofollow attribute, but I'd like to know if there is a better (free) way to increase the traffic without having to make a long therm SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author mjbmedia
    if its free you want, and you don't calculate time as a cost to you (and I'm not suggesting you need to) then collaborate with people that have the same target market as you, other bloggers, blogger forums, people that would have those people on their email lists etc ,if what you offer is top notch, they will see that and share it round to the relevant people quicker than PPC or SM or SEO, if its top notch that is.
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  • Profile picture of the author ADukes81
    If it's a new blog, live by the 80/20 rule. Spend 80% of your time promoting your content and 20% of your time creating it. So many people skim on promotion and it's essential to increase traffic.

    I have recently adopted this methodology and increase traffic 1,100%+ in 4 months with free traffic. I have found that social signals are a huge part of organic rankings.

    I write once/week and promote my face off.
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    • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
      Originally Posted by ADukes81 View Post

      If it's a new blog, live by the 80/20 rule. Spend 80% of your time promoting your content and 20% of your time creating it. So many people skim on promotion and it's essential to increase traffic.

      I have recently adopted this methodology and increase traffic 1,100%+ in 4 months with free traffic. I have found that social signals are a huge part of organic rankings.

      I write once/week and promote my face off.
      Really? With basic optimization the more content the better. I don't really agree with the whole 80/20 rule in general, but as part of an SEO strategy I definitely don't agree with it. There is a big difference between SEO and content marketing. With what you're describing, that would be content marketing and I agree with you on the 80/20 there. Disagree with the social signals, I have found it to be a very miniscule factor in organic rankings. If he doesn't want to put in the work for a long term SEO strategy, he definitely won't want to put in the work for content marketing (which I believe is even more time consuming).

      I don't see the point of a blog if you aren't going to have a long term SEO strategy though. Even if your focus is content marketing, most content marketers have a long term SEO strategy in order to supplement traffic naturally instead of through referral sources.
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      • Profile picture of the author matheusgrafix
        Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

        Really? With basic optimization the more content the better. I don't really agree with the whole 80/20 rule in general, but as part of an SEO strategy I definitely don't agree with it. There is a big difference between SEO and content marketing. With what you're describing, that would be content marketing and I agree with you on the 80/20 there. Disagree with the social signals, I have found it to be a very miniscule factor in organic rankings. If he doesn't want to put in the work for a long term SEO strategy, he definitely won't want to put in the work for content marketing (which I believe is even more time consuming).

        I don't see the point of a blog if you aren't going to have a long term SEO strategy though. Even if your focus is content marketing, most content marketers have a long term SEO strategy in order to supplement traffic naturally instead of through referral sources.
        I'm not going on a long therm SEO, my readers are. I've gone long therm before, it is time and health consuming, give results, but not great results, it's better to post quality and unique content, advertise the site and let people do your SEO, than sit in a chair 24/7 for just keep writing and trying to find dofollow sites to make backlinks with your keywords. I'll go for the 80/20 rule, but gonna change it a little, I think it should be 60/40, cause I already made a goal of writing 5 articles a day. Long therm SEO is something that readers should make, not the webmaster, in this part, the webmaster should only post good quality and unique content. In other words, it should be natural. Anyway, I'm not really trusting Google anymore, I can't let them point the finger at my business and decide what I'm doing or not doing right, so they would penalize me, I would lose traffic, customers and money, I've done that before and it brought me bad times. Most of my marketing plan goes for Social Media, like Facebook and engaging with people at forums. But now I'm also looking for people to exchange links with me.

        In shortly: it doesn't I'm leaving SEO, I want it to come naturally, meanwhile I'll write articles, advertise and interact with people at Facebook, so people start liking me and my blog, I'm building an identity.
        This is not about getting in 1st, but about helping people and engaging with customers, if I get in 1st, that means I deserved it.

        That's my point of view.
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        • Profile picture of the author Samuel Adams
          Originally Posted by matheusgrafix View Post

          I'm not going on a long therm SEO, my readers are. I've gone long therm before, it is time and health consuming, give results, but not great results, it's better to post quality and unique content, advertise the site and let people do your SEO, than sit in a chair 24/7 for just keep writing and trying to find dofollow sites to make backlinks with your keywords. I'll go for the 80/20 rule, but gonna change it a little, I think it should be 60/40, cause I already made a goal of writing 5 articles a day. Long therm SEO is something that readers should make, not the webmaster, in this part, the webmaster should only post good quality and unique content. In other words, it should be natural. Anyway, I'm not really trusting Google anymore, I can't let them point the finger at my business and decide what I'm doing or not doing right, so they would penalize me, I would lose traffic, customers and money, I've done that before and it brought me bad times. Most of my marketing plan goes for Social Media, like Facebook and engaging with people at forums. But now I'm also looking for people to exchange links with me.

          In shortly: it doesn't I'm leaving SEO, I want it to come naturally, meanwhile I'll write articles, advertise and interact with people at Facebook, so people start liking me and my blog, I'm building an identity.
          This is not about getting in 1st, but about helping people and engaging with customers, if I get in 1st, that means I deserved it.

          That's my point of view.
          It's good that you have a history in SEO and already know the challenge you would be facing by trying to actively SEO a blog. As you say, it takes time and so much effort. But what you want now is traffic and readers, not just people randomly loading your page after hopping in from Google Search. To get that, you will need to go to blogs, websites and forums that are similar to your niche and leave your link there. Hopefully others on the sites will see and follow for real direct traffic. That's one way, another way is direct advertising such as PPC.
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      • Profile picture of the author ADukes81
        Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

        Really? With basic optimization the more content the better. I don't really agree with the whole 80/20 rule in general, but as part of an SEO strategy I definitely don't agree with it. There is a big difference between SEO and content marketing. With what you're describing, that would be content marketing and I agree with you on the 80/20 there. Disagree with the social signals, I have found it to be a very miniscule factor in organic rankings. If he doesn't want to put in the work for a long term SEO strategy, he definitely won't want to put in the work for content marketing (which I believe is even more time consuming).

        I don't see the point of a blog if you aren't going to have a long term SEO strategy though. Even if your focus is content marketing, most content marketers have a long term SEO strategy in order to supplement traffic naturally instead of through referral sources.
        I started using a service in July (JustRetweet) and I saw an increase of 303% in organic traffic in 60 days. My posts average 77 social shares (I did the math the other day when submitting my content to a big "content farm" site).

        I am a big fan of Derek Halpern of Social Triggers and he is the one that pushes the 80/20 rule and he's done well with it. When I say promotion, I am not just saying tweet it and share it on LinkedIn/Facebook, but do some blogger outreach, guest posting (not just for SEO purposes), blog commenting, etc. I reached out to a big online newspaper based in Vegas, showed them my past posts (with the social proof of the social shares) and they approved me to be a writer. My first post with them will be next week.

        Also, I reached out to Business2Community.com (500k UVs per mo) and was approved to syndicate my content there as well. I will also guest post there, too. Is it hard to get accepted there? I am not sure, but I did mention the social shares I am getting and that could have played a part. Of course, they have to approve my content before it is published on their site. I just got the word yesterday that I was approved. Another blogger/podcaster I follow just got approved there (a few weeks ago) and his traffic has "soared".

        So by promotion I mean sharing it on the social sites, blog commenting (for SEO purposes and connections), blogger outreach and guest posting. Promotion is always overlooked.

        My feeling on blogging is every business should be doing it. It can generate leads tomorrow, next week and for years to come. It also work 24/7/365. Eventually, long term, it should be your best selling tool. Building a blog with evergreen content is building an asset that'll work for years.

        With that being said, I blog a lot about social media, obviously not evergreen. I do blog about retention, website copy (most important part of a website in my opinion) and other evergreen content.

        Yes, content marketing is very time consuming, but it's a powerful asset. Put in the work now, it'll pay off later. If you're serious about this business, you should be creating content. No questions asked. I plan to start doing videos with each blog post and am considering starting a podcast.
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  • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
    Clearly you aren't really well versed in how to do SEO if you're still talking about dofollow and articles, and link exchanges.

    Your biggest problem though... is that you're on a 3rd party platform.
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    • Profile picture of the author matheusgrafix
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      Clearly you aren't really well versed in how to do SEO if you're still talking about dofollow and articles, and link exchanges.

      Your biggest problem though... is that you're on a 3rd party platform.
      Well sir, then what is being well versed?
      I just don't want to work for rankings, I want to work for real people, but in order to do that, I need to increase my traffic. And as I said before, I've had good results by making the SEO by myself, but not great results, then t's better to have quality content and then advertise it, than keep working alone on the SEO.

      About the 80/20 rule, I've done something like that before and I totally agree with ADukes81, that strategy works, but I have Facebook on my side too.



      EDIT: Links exchanges with nofollow attribute.
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    • Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      Clearly you aren't really well versed in how to do SEO if you're still talking about dofollow and articles, and link exchanges.

      Your biggest problem though... is that you're on a 3rd party platform.
      Agreed. Never rely on other third party sources, especially if they don't seem to be a lasting source either.
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  • Profile picture of the author craigslist
    This works for me, instead of starting a facebook page-start a facebook group! It's just as good--but you can PIN the 1st post making it stay #1 forever-you can invite people without getting in trouble for spamming like a facebook fanpage, and the people will keep coming and coming-invite them to post also! Its very viral!!
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    • Profile picture of the author matheusgrafix
      Originally Posted by craigslist View Post

      This works for me, instead of starting a facebook page-start a facebook group! It's just as good--but you can PIN the 1st post making it stay #1 forever-you can invite people without getting in trouble for spamming like a facebook fanpage, and the people will keep coming and coming-invite them to post also! Its very viral!!
      You just gave me a great idea that I think it's gonna work!
      That's what I'm talking about, getting real traffic fast!
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  • Profile picture of the author Abitha
    1.Since yours is a blog, you can try to list your blog in sites like technorati where world best and unique blog are listed.
    2.Ping your blog in pinging sites as soon as you update your blog with content.
    3.Promote your blog in sites like facebook and pinterest.
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    • Profile picture of the author matheusgrafix
      Originally Posted by Abitha View Post

      1.Since yours is a blog, you can try to list your blog in sites like technorati where world best and unique blog are listed.
      2.Ping your blog in pinging sites as soon as you update your blog with content.
      3.Promote your blog in sites like facebook and pinterest.
      How does exactly technorati work?
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  • Signing up for blog directories (my networkblogs, technorati) and syndicating your blog is also a good way of getting real traffic from real people very quickly.
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  • Profile picture of the author bizgrower
    Article syndication. Check posts by Warriors like View Profile: Alexa Smith

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    • Profile picture of the author matheusgrafix
      Originally Posted by bizgrower View Post

      Article syndication. Check posts by Warriors like View Profile: Alexa Smith

      Dan
      You mean a feed? I created an account but I can't find anywhere to publish my feed.
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      • Profile picture of the author bizgrower
        Originally Posted by matheusgrafix View Post

        You mean a feed? I created an account but I can't find anywhere to publish my feed.
        It's much more than that. An example is getting your articles published on related blogs.
        Your really have to dig deeper into the topic of article syndication to do it properly.

        Follow the Main Forum and Alexa is one of the best.

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  • Profile picture of the author digitalleads
    If you want to increase your website traffic instantly, you should do paid advertising and PPC of your website. Definitely, increase your website traffic...
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    • Profile picture of the author Derelle1
      A simple but effective idea could be to have videos created 5- 10 on your blog subject, make it interesting and put your own twist on it. Then take these 5-10 videos, go to fiverr.com and then have the videos sent to 30 of the best video channels. Take the files given after work is complete and have them all mass pinged in a bulk pinger.

      You can also get you the right plugins to help with the marketing of you blog. With the right plugins you can garnish traffic a lot faster.


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  • Profile picture of the author Wolster
    Build a list as well as going after more traffic. Then email them every time you post something new.
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  • Profile picture of the author raniya
    paid advertisedment is the shortest way..
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