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Saturday, October 20, 2012

7 Terrific Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Using Forums

Forum is no doubt an extremely good way to drive a good amount of traffic to your blog. It would usually take 30 minutes a day but if you keep it up you’ll be drive a good amount of traffic to your blog in a very short time. You’ll just have to follow these 7 simple tricks mentioned below and you’ll notice a boost in your traffic in a short time:

Be Active
In order to get traffic from forum, you need to write unique and quite often (At least 3 times a week). The more you’ll publish content, the more your name will appear on the forum hence driving more traffic to your blog.
Use a Signature
Signature is just a tagline which will appear on whenever you comment or post something on a specific forum. You should add a link to your blog. If you’re active on forums then people are more likely to view your profile or to see your signature if you’re comments are appearing frequently then you’ll have a greater chance to drive traffic to your blog.
Start Your Own Threads
It’s necessary for you connect with other people and participate in the discussions, but it’s even more important that you should start your own threads. By starting a new thread you’ll get to interact with other people via comments and you’ll get an opportunity to drive traffic to your blog. If your post gets popular then you will get even more traffic as your name will be more visible.
Use Old Popular Threads
Old threads which are popular and have more than 20 comments are very useful. Whenever you will comment on a thread, subscribers to this thread will be notified. The thread can even turn back to the top of list hence serving as a lottery ticket.
Add Your Blog Feed
You should add blog feed to your profile so that a link of your latest blog post is visible below your username and the message you’ve published on the discussion forums.
Always be Brief
Producing quality content is the first and most important way to attract people. Quality content isn’t about writing lengthy content.  Always remember that your audience doesn’t need a long post with unnecessary point. It should be information packed post.
Add Bio to Your Account
Always add information about yourself like who you are, what are your interest, where are you from, what are your hobbies, etc. Choose a good picture of yours and keep it as your avatar (i.e visible next to all your messages/comments). This way other people know who they’re communicating with.

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These are all 7 Terrific Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Using Forums. Do you know any other way? Do mention it below.

7 Responses to “7 Terrific Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Using Forums”

Hadassah Louis said...
October 20, 2012 at 10:07 AM

Great Post, I have seen it work for me.

Another Point to drive Traffic to your blog is by advertising it through facebook, not necessarily putting an advert but you can advertise by making a page about your blog and sharing your blog content there.

Have your friends like your page for maximum outreach. Thanks

Hamza Azam said...
October 25, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Thanks. Your idea is pretty much correct but here we are just talking about driving traffic from forums :)

Anonymous said...
November 5, 2012 at 9:35 PM

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Jenice said...
December 12, 2012 at 7:03 AM

Out of all the ways you have suggested I think the best way to drive traffic to your blog is with the use of signature. We frequently use it and by simply adding a link to the blog with the signature we are actually increasing the chances to drive traffic.
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May 17, 2013 at 7:56 AM

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