How to Improve rankings and Traffic of a Travel Website?

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Hi Friends,

I am working on a travel website since last 6 months,

I am doing SEO On page and Off page activities.

On Page Activities - Changing Metas and Alt Text regularly.

Off Page Activities - Web 2.0 pages, Local Listings, Classifieds, Profile Creations, Social Book Markings, Article Submission, Blog Commenting and Forums.

But, Still their is no improvement in terms of rankings and traffic. Please, help me out with valuable inputs and other activities.

Thanking you,
#improve #rankings #traffic #travel #website
  • Profile picture of the author AbhishekVerma
    You should firstly ask your hosting provider to implement HTTP/2 to your website.

    Here is the concept :
    HTTP/2 = Speed = SEO = High Google Rankings

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  • Profile picture of the author salimkazi7
    Hi Basheer,

    Whatever Abhishek Verma spoke about the concept of HTTP/2 is good. You can try that.
    But also with that you can try all the major social platforms for promotion of your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dipti Chawla
    Start a Blog. Blogging goes well with travel business, too. There's no better way to gain more backlinks for your site than new content. Also, build Links from authoritative Travel-Related sources. There are many popular travel websites where you can earn a valuable link to your site, such as: The Telegraph Travel, Lonely Planet, The Guardian Travel, CNN Travel, TripAdvisor. Not only will they improve your website's SEO and place it higher in Google's ranking positions, they'll also be a major help in building your agency's online reputation.
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    • Profile picture of the author basheerptl
      Thanks, brother Dipti Chawla
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  • Profile picture of the author zoldusta
    in simple terms your competitors are optimizing their pages better than you or they offer more valuable content than you do.

    you have to promote every new post on your site. optimizing a new website is not easy more espcially if the keywords you're trying to rank are competitive. you should promote new posts on other peoples website or guest posting.

    choose the right keywords, don't aim short keywords with high search volume, instread go for long tail keywords. they're easier to rank.

    you should deliver insanely useful content. don't just add any content on your site. offer so much value that other people are eager to share your post on their website or social media.

    visit your competitors and see what they're they posting on their site. find blog posts similar to your niche with high traffic volume, look around and see the type content they have. you then write or hire a good content writer to write valuable content in the same pattern (I am not talking about rewriting their content).

    if you have put a lot of effort in optimizing your website and there is no result, i think you should consider hiring a SEO firm to work on your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author meow3474
    Built some DA 20+ Dofollow Backlinks from your relevant blogs through real guest posting service on your focus keywords & also built web 2.0 & social Backlinks.
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    • Profile picture of the author LarbyDgtlGuru
      It won't work. There are some more steps to do. Check out above. Don't spoil people with this tips please.
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    • Profile picture of the author MarjoryDriscoll
      You have a good advice - I respect you!
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  • Profile picture of the author THEroyseo
    You received some very good advice so far such as improving your site speed loading, writing blog posts and using social profiles.

    Someone told you to optimize your pages and this person was right!

    On-page SEO is way more than title tags and descriptions.

    Now, on-page SEO is specific to some important aspects such as:

    -Google index country (ex: for the U.S.A, for Canada, etc.)
    -Google mobile index or Google desktop index
    -The keyword you are targeting
    -The ranking position your website has with this keyword

    Obviously, on-page SEO will impact your rankings much faster than off-page SEO because it takes time before those links kick in.

    Moreover, with a site that has the potential to have a lot of pages, links will surely increase your Domain Authority (DA) or Domain Rating (DR) but to increase Page Authority (PA) or (UR), you must send a lot of links to a lot of pages...

    Big sites like a travel website or big e-commerce sites succeed with great page optimization!

    Nicolas Roy
    Warrior For Hire

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  • Profile picture of the author crackhouse
    You need better quality backlinks. Try and reaching out to high authority sites in your niche looking for guest posting opportunities. You may have to submit ready prepared articles including your backlink contextually placed, and hope they publish them.

    You could also try creating linkbait content and publishing it on your own site - this is essentially content that is designed to go viral - submit it to social media and other properties and watch your natural backlinks grow

    Both these strategies are predicated on creating high quality content to get backlinks so good luck with that!
    I sell backlinks on some of the most lucrative editorial websites in the world.
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  • Profile picture of the author Daijon Moss
    According to me, you should write extensively about beautiful destination and experiences with amazing pictures on your blog to attract some traffic. After you write now the second step is to promote your content through multiple channels where you can find your target audience. Create some quality backlinks for your blog. Sometimes people create backlinks to their homepage of the website instead of a blog with some keywords which is not relevant according to updates of Google. There are many (Free) Channels for content promotion:

    • Try guest posting on high authority travel websites
    • Social media pages/groups of travelers
    • Create some beautiful blogs on Weebly, Wix, strikingly.
    • Quora
    • Reddit
    • StumbleUpon
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  • Profile picture of the author imranimran
    Do well with your on page optimization with relevant key words and Optimize your title and URL and images with ALT text.

    Coming to off page concentrate on backlinks and also social media platforms and drive your traffic to your website through them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Henry01
    I have reviewed your website and you are not on right track, you have need to hire SEO Executive......
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  • Profile picture of the author nutnight
    You need to hire experienced seo expert.They can help your website to rank in google.
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  • Profile picture of the author sftslab
    ways to improve ranking and traffic for a travel website:
    1. There should be no ambiguity
    2. You should accept the last minute traveler also
    3. Your site must include awesome reviews
    4. Maintain a progress bar
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  • Profile picture of the author MadsenRetreat
    Hey you do one thing.. First go for a website audit. and then go for some necessary steps. and yes Content is a king and you need to write content and distribute it accordingly i am sure you will get traffic as well ranking for sure.
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  • Profile picture of the author Castor Troy1
    Right now ranking in the google is kind of difficult task. More traffic you got more higher will be your site. And beside your included activities you can do guest posting and run ppc it might be helpful for ranking higher your site.
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    • Profile picture of the author ClaudiaBrunson
      Originally Posted by Castor Troy1 View Post

      Right now ranking in the google is kind of difficult task. More traffic you got more higher will be your site. And beside your included activities you can do guest posting and run ppc it might be helpful for ranking higher your site.
      But, I think PPC is the higher cost. And it is limited time rank. But if I do Off-Page SEO, Is it better then PPC?
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  • Profile picture of the author LWalsh
    Originally Posted by basheerptl View Post

    Hi Friends,

    I am working on a travel website since last 6 months,

    I am doing SEO On page and Off page activities.

    On Page Activities - Changing Metas and Alt Text regularly.

    Off Page Activities - Web 2.0 pages, Local Listings, Classifieds, Profile Creations, Social Book Markings, Article Submission, Blog Commenting and Forums.

    But, Still their is no improvement in terms of rankings and traffic. Please, help me out with valuable inputs and other activities.

    Thanking you,
    Hello, Do you try SMM? If you not, Then I think you should try now.
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  • Profile picture of the author pammy mandal
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  • Growing Importance of SEO for Travel Industry

    Allow the figures to do the talking. A recent study conducted by European Travel Commission concluded that as many as 78% of the trips were booked through internet amongst Britons. This is not it. There is a rise in the internet bookings by 47% since 2008. Hence, it is clear that more and more customers are relying upon online channels to fulfill their travel requirements and this trend is sure to get more popular, all thanks to the widespread use of smartphones and internet savvy devices.

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  • Few tips to improve rankings of a website are :
    Submit your website to high pr directories .
    Write more blogs than your competition.Place a relevant call to action to your website in the blog.
    Do social bookmarking.
    Do questions and answers type posting.Place your website link in the answer submitted.
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  • It will take minimum 6 Months to rank your website on google. Keep doing these things.
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  • One more thing Don do not change your meta tag or Alt tag.
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  • Profile picture of the author almuheet
    I think travel is one of the most competitive industry. It'll take some time to rank your website. Continue your SEO efforts to get the results that you want.
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  • Profile picture of the author AgileWeavers
    I can see a lot of things to improve on your website. You need an thorough audit as there are a lot of issues on the way your website is structured.

    1. There's something wrong with your homepage as it is not being shown at the top of the search results when you check using the site: operator.

    Try analyzing this SERP -

    2. Your blog on is not loading properly due to too many redirects.

    3. Most of the text content on your pages, like this one - looks like they were posted for the sake of SEO. I don't think a lot would read those so your website might have very high bounce rates.

    4. Your website's scores in Google Page Speed Insights and GTMetrix are very poor.

    Read those optimization guides and try to resolve as many as you can. Even just by properly compressing the images to make your site load faster is a big help.

    5. Try to write your own content instead of copy-pasting them from other websites.

    Most of the websites in this search results - are also using the content you've been posting on your website.

    6. Do you have a well researched list of keywords to target? If you have, start looking at your competitors on those keywords. Where are they getting backlinks? How do they present their website? How do they build their content?

    Try to find the factors that keep them ranking high in SERPs and keep up with it.

    For example, has 6,252 keywords that they are ranking on the first page of Google. That's coming from SpyFu. This site might be your good starting point.

    By just merely looking at their search results, it's very clear that they are way ahead compared to so start on this one.

    And a lot more! That's why I said you need a thorough audit.

    Best of luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Rankings and traffic respond well to service. Write helpful guest posts on respected travel sites. Post genuine comments on respected travel blogs. Promote travel bloggers on your site and through your social. My rank and traffic improved through my service and the generosity of my friend network.

    Ryan Biddulph inspires you to be a successful blogger with his courses, 100 plus eBooks, audio books and blog at Blogging From Paradise
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  • Profile picture of the author jamesjennifer
    Thanks for sharing the valuable information, I think on-pages & off-pages both are useful & important ways.
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  • Profile picture of the author sonjay
    There is a very good guide about ONPAGE SEO FACTORS in The War Room.

    Also, you have to be able to land links from websites which have the following characteristics:

    - geo-location is where your business operates
    - relevant to your services/ offers
    - has good Trust Flow (Majestic)

    I have some powerful tips from my new book on Amazon KDP, maybe you would learn one thing or so.

    May you find that which you seek!
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    discover what local businesses are doing wrong (to avoid these!) and get desired results even without links
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  • Profile picture of the author keep well
    If you are trying to Improve rankings and get traffic at first you need to do on page Optimization your site then you create powerful back link for your site like article submission,guest post and also image sharing.Social promotion is very effective to get traffic.Most important think what keywords you targeted
    then you follow step by step process hope you rank quickly
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  • i have also been trying to rank my site higher by backlinking.But it doesnt seems to be working and when i ran an audit there were issues such as duplicate titles and pages,and there are a lot of will backlinking have any effect without fixing those issues?And my Website is
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  • Profile picture of the author shayanaman
    You need to check out your competitors according to your keywords and targeted audience. Sometime you need to find out what your competitor is doing to get traffic and rankings.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mokayashop
    Social Networking Sites.
    Blog Marketing.
    Forum Marketing.
    Search Engine Submission.
    Directory Submission.
    Social Bookmarking.
    Link Baiting.
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  • Profile picture of the author singhaniaInt
    If you want to Improve Keyword ranking of website. Do SEO Off page Activity

    Content posting
    Blog submission
    Bookmarking submission
    Directory submission
    Images sharing
    Video sharing
    Classified submission
    Info-graphics submission
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  • Profile picture of the author hoangcf
    I Think, you should write blog more...

    Built some DA 20+ Dofollow Backlinks from your relevant blogs
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    Have you thought of doing blog commenting or guest posting?

    As in finding other people's websites in your travel niche and then comment below their posts or contact the site owners for permission to publish your article to their readers.

    You may also want to find forums related to travel and start providing valuable tips and advice you know to the people there.

    My 3 cents worth of advice.
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  • Profile picture of the author evelynrichardson
    As you have already done a lot of work on your website,now i will suggest you to focus on review, quora and competitor.I hope that it will benefit you soon.
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  • Profile picture of the author niajax
    How long you have been doing SEO for your website?
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  • Profile picture of the author ShellyMegan
    Do local business listing it is very help to increase back link as well as ranking of your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rollyjr Xi
    I'm doing a research on the competitors site and try to connect on the site the others connected.
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  • Profile picture of the author zainsultan
    Try to do only quality work by using offsite SEO.You are doing everything good but i think you need to focus on only authority site.Ignore the low rank and spam sites and try social media for getting good quality results.
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  • Profile picture of the author buzzinteractive
    Well, i don't see a blog on your site. If you want to increase traffic on your site you need to have a blog and send traffic on your blog posts. In terms of SEO you can publish some really high-quality content on your blog and then link it to your internal pages. Google rank blog posts better than your internal pages.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ian5
    Originally Posted by basheerptl View Post

    Hi Friends,

    I am working on a travel website since last 6 months,

    I am doing SEO On page and Off page activities.

    On Page Activities - Changing Metas and Alt Text regularly.

    Off Page Activities - Web 2.0 pages, Local Listings, Classifieds, Profile Creations, Social Book Markings, Article Submission, Blog Commenting and Forums.

    But, Still their is no improvement in terms of rankings and traffic. Please, help me out with valuable inputs and other activities.

    Thanking you,
    Optimize your titles, descriptions. Generate high-quality unique content. Also, descriptions and titles have to be unique too. Made your website mobile-friendly. Generate backlinks from the same website. Use SEO tools to find your mistakes.
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  • Profile picture of the author busrentalindia
    You can also attention website error and remove them.
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  • Profile picture of the author rotansharma2
    1. Optimize your website for Local SEO and Google Maps.
    2. Make sure that your home page is optimized for keywords related to your target locations.
    3. Optimize your 'destination pages' by giving attention to the content, pages titles and descriptions.
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  • Profile picture of the author kyotobaths
    If you want Improve Keyword ranking of a website. Create Quality backlinks of a website. Always create do Follow link building. SEO techniques are two type on page seo and off page.

    On page Activity are

    Meta Description
    URL Structure
    301 Redirection
    404 Error page
    Content posting
    Google Analytic

    SEO Off page Activity are

    Article submission
    Blog submission
    Images sharing
    Video sharing
    Info-graphics submission
    Guest posting
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  • Profile picture of the author archanaluthra
    1. Plan Your Paid Search Budget Well. ...
    2. Don't Settle for the Sale Alone, Build Relationships. ...
    3. Invite Reviews. ...
    4. Let People Share Content. ...
    5. Run a Travel Blog. ...
    6. Make Use of Affiliate Marketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Harry Yaprakov
    Start guest blogging in your niche.
    1. Create 3 articles minimum of 1000 words. Something like
    "Top 3 travel destinations in 2019"
    "How to find cheap tickets online"
    "A local guide to Destination"

    2. Include 2 links in each article to your home page and another priority page you're trying to rank.

    3. Now create an email list of travelling, tourist and adventure blogs and design an email template.

    Hey [First Name | There]

    My name is Basheer and I run the
    We just launched and we're looking to get the word out, through guest posts.

    Would you be interested in posting one of my article on your blog? They're all well-research and 100% unique. I believe it would make a great fit for your audience and current articles
    • "Top 3 travel destinations in 2019"
    • "How to find cheap tickets online"
    • "A local guide to Destination"

    Lastly, please let me know if there is anything of YOURS that I can promote for you. I'm happy to share it on my social media accounts and with my audience.

    I just bookmarked [website name], so I can stay updated.
    4. Check TF and CF in Majestic and close the deals. Aim for 15+

    Hope this helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Write as many posts as you can .i think you should also start a related youtube channel and link to your blog .build an email list and every time you build a post share it with your list
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  • Profile picture of the author Sven300
    The two main problems of your website in my opinion are: speed and content.

    1) SPEED: Your site is too slow.

    2) CONTENT: I do not want to be too negative. But the articles are full of blah blah blah. It's content without much interest. Your content should be original, with a unique style, or a unique point of view, finally, something, anything, that differentiates you from others.

    Why would I, or anyone else, read your website? You only say what we have read elsewhere 100 times, and you say it less well than the others.

    I wish you good luck in trying to improve this.
    I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson
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  • Profile picture of the author kat son
    If you want to improve website ranking.
    Create High-Quality backlinks of a website.
    Do-follow Link building
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  • Profile picture of the author great solution
    If you want increase Keyword ranking of website. Create Quality Backlinks of website.

    Check your site speed.
    Check your site's health.
    Organic traffic.
    Organic traffic conversions.
    Keyword ranking for commercial keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author michaelkoehler92
    What keywords are you targeting and maybe instead of web2.0 you should try to get some quality links since if you are targeting low competitive keywords then web2.0 and those craps links can work but not if you are going for highly competitive keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author IMisland
    just build more backlinks from relevant travel sites
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  • Profile picture of the author hookrooms
    Blogs, social media, google ads etc., are the best way to improve your website traffic and rankings...

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  • Profile picture of the author spyhop
    you should focus on content, now days content is playing a importent role in SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author kristen2540
    You can also participate Guest Post, Article submission, I think you an best youtuber, that would be more help for traffic[create effective videos and share others social media platform to targeting audience ].

    I hope known you, competitor analysis [take challenge to your competitor and follow them and must be getting a plenty think] is a very effective for increase page rank.

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  • Profile picture of the author senupal
    For travel Social media is the right option
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  • Profile picture of the author webpad
    With your on page SEO... have you added Internal and External links on EVERY page of your website?

    With off page SEO, create some great content (if you haven't already) and start contacting other relevant blogs/bloggers in your industry about your content to start generating links. Offer them something valuable in return too (aside from your awesome content). Focus on how you can help their audience in some way.

    Hope this helps.

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  • Profile picture of the author Tehseenmahmood
    Social media is the best plate form to promote
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  • Allows you to fetch more customer with reduced costs.
    enhance visibility of your travel website.
    build great user experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author Profit Expert
    A good tactic is to make landing page on site and then FB page traffic. Provide incentive , they will definitely signup . grow email list and hence traffic.
    Second method is pinterest. Share interesting stuff there with related hash tags.
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  • Profile picture of the author Usama Jutt
    keyword research before create content. (keyword research golden ratio)
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