Before continuing with the article you need to understand one important thing. People consume information in different ways. Whatever you’re looking for you can pretty much get the same information by reading a blog post, watching a video, going through a slide show, reading a PDF, listening to a podcast and so many other methods. So how do your create new traffic sources from existing content? By reformatting your existing blog posts and presenting them as slideshows, videos and PDF’s. So here’s a list of formats and places to submit them. [Read more…]
If you are not monitoring your referral traffic you are losing out on thousands of visitors and dollars. There are basically two ways to increase referral traffic. Find new referral sources and optimize the current referral sources. In this blog post I will mainly talk more about how to optimize your existing referral traffic sources. At the end I will list down few ways to get new sources as well. [Read more…]
As a well-established integrated search company that deals heavily in website promotion, SEO Positive has helped a huge number of local businesses gain the recognition they deserve in their targeted area. To do so requires local SEO,a slightly different approach to that of traditional SEO, because if the company’s reputation were to be mishandled and tarnished as a consequence, any future marketing campaign (online or otherwise) is likely to be more of a struggle.
There are a number of ways that SEO Positive promotes local businesses online. Submitting company details to free business listings is a fast and simple way to generate interest and place the business in a position to be seen. The larger search engines actually offer dedicated business listings to aid this website promotion process. For example, Google Places has proved incredibly popular in recent times for local SEO, especially as participants are often propelled to first page SERPs for localized search terms just for placing a relevant listing in Google’s database. [Read more…]
How to get traffic to new blogs is common problem faced by many blogger who are new to blogging. Having a blog is useless if your not getting any visitors so this is a valid concern. It is important to understand that it hard for new blogs to get traffic. Don’t expect to write a few posts and get a flood of visitors. Thousands of blogs are created everyday so you need to give a reason for people to keep coming back to your blog. Below are few things you can do to get traffic to new blogs. [Read more…]
Squidoo lens are a great way to get back links and exposure to your blog or website. Google seems to place high trust on Squidoo pages as well so they can rank easily in search engines especially for long tail key words. A great example of that is my Increase Twitter followers Squidoo lens. It gets a decent amount of traffic which in turn bring more traffic to this blog. Other than giving your back links and exposure you can make money with Squidoo as well. With so many advantages there is no reason for you to not to create a Squidoo lens. Besides its fun and helps you improve your writing skills 🙂 . However there are few things that you could do to make your Squidoo lens more effective and beneficial to you. So lets take a look at few things to consider before publishing your Squidoo lens.
Key word rich title and url
When creating a Squidoo lens you are given the option of selecting a title and a unique web address for that squidoo lens. Make sure to add relevant key words in the title and the url. This will help you rank for those key words in search engines.
Tags describe what your lens is about. Make sure to add as many relevant tags as you can. Check the stats of your Squidoo lenses and check what key words are bringing them traffic and add them as tags. Stumble your lenses and add relevant tags in Stumbleupon to bring more traffic
Make sure to add a relevant image to your lens. Name the image with proper key words. ( eg – make-money.jpg instead of image1.jpg ) . Remember that Squidoo lenses are indexed pretty quickly and because of the higher trust you can get a considerable amout of image searches.
Make sure to add a Google search widget to your ever lens. They can be buried under the comments section but make sure to add one. This will make your lens look like its updated frequently to Google. Google crawl rate increases for regularly updated lenses.
As I mentioned above my main objective of using Squidoo is to build back links to my blogs. One of the easiest ways to do that is to add the RSS widget to your Squidoo lens and give your blogs feed address as the one to fetch the feeds from. If you are looking for traffic you can add this widget at the top of the lens , but if you are just looking to build back links then you can add the RSS widget at the very bottom.