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Top 5 Ways on How to Drive Traffic to New Blog

In today’s tough economic times, finding ways to making money it has become almost a necessity to find new ways of making extra income. Blogging has become one of the easiest ways to do just that. Convenient, anyone can log into a computer from anywhere and post a new blog. If you create interesting and well researched blogs, you can generate an income. You may not become famous or rich, but you can earn money, sometimes a good deal of money. All you need is to drive in more visitors to your blogs. Here are some of the best blogging tips that will help you drive traffic to a new blog. 

1. Advertising

Advertise in newspapers or other sites where you think your visitors would be.

Using an advertising program in your blog also allows you to earn a certain amount when people visit and see their ads. Google AdSense is one of the largest and easiest to use. Even if your blog is a specialty niche that may not have a lot of views, you can still generate income using them. There are other advertising programs available including: Chitka, Bidvertiser and Infolinks.

2. Focus on SEO Juice and Backlinks

Backlink to other sites or subscribe to affiliate programs. Focus on building SEO juice first, so that more people click on external links and visit your site.

Then, you can use cloud hosting marketing programs that allow you to receive income from sales that are generated from your site. When someone clicks the link on your blog that leads to a sale, then you receive a portion or percentage of that sale. There are a wide variety of affiliate programs, the largest being Amazon Associates. Depending on your content, you can have several affiliates associated with your blog.

3. E-Books

Blogging gives people some general information for free. You can write an e-book and sell it on your blog. In a perfect world, you take your blog content and expand on it. For example, if you have a blog about travel, you could publish a book about the best places to visit on a limited budget or what to do in a certain city, one that there isn’t a whole lot one, like Roswell, NM. This helps build brand trust significantly.

4. SEO

Invest in SEO. This is a sure shot way to win in the longer term. You wouldn’t have to spend as much on advertising as time goes, and you will always have a steady influx of visitors to your site. Make all content SEO optimized.

5. Develop the right content strategy

Your content strategy needs to engage the users. Know what your users would like and give them the things that they would want to read. Take time to form your own content marketing strategy that is actually effective

There are a few other ways to bring in more visitors such as bringing in the feeling exclusivity or offering memberships, but these generally come after your blog has become popular.

Earning extra income to fight today’s tough economic times have become almost imperative. Using these tips to making a profit from blogging will help get you started on a new and exciting path to doing just that.

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