Can you give some advices about how to get traffic towards your blog? How do you get so many followers on this app?
By the way, your posts are really good๐Ÿ˜Š!
Simmone


Hi Simmone,

Great question. The best way to think about WordPress, or any other blogging page is to think about it as a community. The more you put in, the more you’ll get out of it. So the best advice I’d give is to explore the other blog posts, especially others that tag and categorize their posts the same way you do. Read, like, comment, reblog, and offer advice when and where possible. I’ll be honest, my blog only had about 500 readers before I started offering writing tips and advice.

Secondly, I’d network as much as you can. Got a Facebook page? No?? MAKE ONE. Got a twitter page? No??? MAKE ONE!!! Got a Pinterest account? NO??? Oh man! Make accounts on these pages and link them to your blog. You don’t even have to use most of them. WordPress will post all of this for you. This will gain you greater exposure.

Really though that’s all there is to it. If you build it and expose it, people will come to it. If they like what you have to say they will come and visit your blog. YOU need to give them a reason to.

Anyway, hope this helps. Readers, do you have any advice for Simmone? How do you get more readers?



Readers,

Do you have a question about writing, publishing, my stories, etc? Please feel free to post a comment or email me.
jimthewritingwizard@gmail.com
Iโ€™ll use those comments to select my next blog post.

I have been writing for several years, have 4 published works, experience with publishing and independent work, so I can hopefully be of assistance.
Please note, I only do one of these a day and will do my best to respond to everyone, but it may take some time.

You can also add me on Twitter!

Also, feel free to check out my works of Fantasy and Historical Fiction, Available on Amazon and where ever books are sold. See the link below:

http://www.amazon.com/James-Harrington/e/B00P7FBXTU

Thanks friends!
Catch you on the flip side!

-Jim

10 Comments on “A Better Blogger

  1. Great blog! I learned this concept the hard way. For my first few months of blogging, I was literally writing to the air. I thought I had a great post. I was consistent with the days I wrote, offered useful information, kept my work count between 300-400 words, added graphics to make it more pleasing to the eye and eventually started adding tags once I realized their importance. About 3 months ago I discovered the trick to growing your blog. You have to reach out and become a part of the community. You are spot on. I have added about 50 followers since I started allotting time during the week to reach out. I have not set up the face book page but that is on my list ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. Promoting is almost (almost) lol more important than constant content….great read and great tips!

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