TRAFFIC & BLOGGING TIPS
Get traffic from Stumbleupon
Stumbleupon is the most popular Social bookmarking site which is used by many individuals and business people to increase their site traffic and it’s popularity is now growing day by day.Stumbleupon hits more than 8.5 million users which is quietly bigger than twitter.Tips to get most out of stumble upon:
Be an active member in the community and rate other websites related to your site.Customize your profile by selecting attracting themes and html tags are allowed inside in the “about me” section,So you can add your other social networking sites profile link such as twitter,facebook,digg etc.
Add more friends who are similar to your interests which will let your friends network to grow and you can share your newly submitted webpages with them,making them to thumbs up your site.Check “sested friends” which will let you to find new friends whom are similar to your interests.
Submit new pages to stumbleupon and select “titles” carefully so it will be shown to the relevant users in stumbleupon. Some others say submitting our own article gets less attention but if we let others to discover our page they may not select proper title and tags relevant to the article,so its not displayed to the users having similar interests.
After discovering a new site you can share it with your SU friends .While submitting a post,add more and relevant tags related to the content which will bring targeted traffic to your site.
Write Good reviews for quality content relevant to your site content so more people may subscribe to your favourites. Join groups similar to your interests and participate in the discussions.You can promote your website by using the Stumbleupon advertising system for a very cheap cost based on CPC.
Add the Stumbleupon toolbar for firefox which will let you to stumble easily,connect with friends,meet people who have similar interests and share your discoveries etc..,,Sumbit your favourite bookmarks to Stumbleupon via the Stumbleupon toolbar and add widgets to your site.
Integrate a Stumbleupon button into your blog posts which will let your site visitors to Stumble your posts and share with their friends.Link your Stumbleupon profile to your website and let the visitors to add you as their friend.
Now there are more Stumble exchange sites in which you can join and increase your site traffic.
Suexchange is a new service which will let to exchange stumbles among the Stumbleupon users.You will be rewarded points by stumbling the other members sites and you can use the points to get your post stumbled.This site has a referral system which will let you to earn 10 points for each referral.There are some other sites for stumble exchanges too stumbleexchange,stumblefree,stumbleudon,stumbleforyou etc,,.
Drive traffic from Facebook
Facebook is getting more popular day-by-day and infact some big websites are getting more traffic from facebook rather than google and now facebook becomes most used people search engine on the web.More than 13 million users are interacting with facebook each month.
Before you start promoting our site,you need a good network of facebook friends and to get more friends join groups which are related to your business.
Post a comment in the wall of group to add you as their friend and add some members of the group by telling why you want to be their friend.You can create your own group and add your website link in the contact details so everyone who visits your group may check your link.
Send birthday wishes to your friends with a good personal message,you can identify the upcoming birthdays of your friends on the “events” section in your news feed.Update your status often as your friends know more about you and get closer.
Create a business page(fan page) to promote your site and sest your friends to become a fan by inviting them.Use a nice picture for your business page as a logo.Promote your business page by adding a “Fan Box” widget to your site or blog.
Tag your Business page photos using your friend’s names which will appear in your friends’ news feeds.Attract your friends by changing your relationship status while promoting your site in your personal feed.
You can import your feed activities from other sites which will appear in your news feed of facebook.Facebok lets you to import stories from other sites such as digg,flickr,delicious,youtube etc..,You can import your Blog’s RSS feeds into your facebook’s news feed.Whenever you publish a new post,it will appear in your wall as well as in your news feed.
Comment on popular groups related to your niche with a link backing to your site as we do make comments on other blogs.Create your own events and make it popular by inviting your friends.
Add a “Share” facebook button in your blog posts .If the visitor likes your post ,he can share it which will appear in the news feed.Add “Networked Blogs” application and promote your blog by inviting your friends.Add a networked blogs widget in your blog too.You can add “facebook Toolbar" to use facebook much better.
Notes application:Facebook features a note application which will let you to import one RSS feed of a blog or site.Ask your friends to add your RSS feed in their notes application.For example,if you have 50 friends and each have 100 friends,when you publish a new post it will be seen to nearby 5000 people which will appear in the wall and news feed.