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Ways To Increase Traffic On Your Website—For Free

When I started blogging before, I never knew outside of content creation what else is needed to boost my traffic. There was so much to learn, yet I didn’t have much time to spend learning as I was working a full-time job as a nurse and then my 4 kids were much younger then.

Back then also, I couldn’t find a platform that has a genuine program to get me going and be successful with my blogging. Until I had to shut down my website.

 

The Start Of Another Website


Last year, when I decided to be a stay at home mom, that’s when I decided I want to start blogging again. But before that, I wanted to be on the right track and be well-informed. I didn’t want to waste my time and resources. I didn’t want to pay someone again to build a website for me.

I wanted to do it the right way with the right knowledge and be well armed. Fortunately, I found a platform and by far I believe is the best out there that offers a complete package and an honest to goodness training, mentoring, etc. from website building down to hosting and how to be successful with affiliate marketing.

 

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If you have been blogging but have not been properly guided then this one is for you.

How many of you are busting their butt off in creating content asking yourself, what else do I need to do because no one is reading your content? No one visits your website.

I have not heard of any blogger that just wants to blog and not have the intention of anyone reading it.

Blogging without a reader is like performing without an audience or having a restaurant that has no customers!

That means you need to figure out how to get viewers to read your blogs which you can do in a number of ways.

As we all know the number one factor in making money through your website is traffic which is the hardest to achieve especially for newcomers. Should you pay to get traffic or would you rather do something for free to drive traffic to your website?

True organic traffic that comes without spending a penny beats traffic that you have to pay to get.

In this post, you will understand the process of increasing your traffic by using basic principles, understanding SEO and utilizing the powerful keyword research tool for SEO which is built inside the platform that I learned all the tricks of the trade from which is Wealthy Affiliate.

Are you ready? Here you go.

 

Ways To Increase Traffic In Your Website—-For Free

 

In this article, I will tell you the major difference that I have to do to make this new website get indexed faster, the articles get indexed faster as well and grow faster.

 

Focus In Picking A Niche


targeting a certain population

With my previous website, I was not so much aware of what a niche was. I was blogging away not targeting a specific population of viewers. I would blog about anything and everything that I feel like blogging.

So this time, I learned the importance of having a specific niche.

What is a niche? It is, as Wikipedia defined, denoting or relating to certain products, services, or interests that appeal to a small specialized section of the population.

What is the importance of choosing a niche for your website?


  • Focusing on a niche can help attract loyal viewers, become an expert and make money.
  • You’ll gain trust faster and you’ll be able to pick targeted products to review on a specific niche which will make you an expert on those products.
  • Your readers will keep coming back because they know what type of articles they are going to get from your site.
  • In choosing a niche you would like to choose from your passion, interest, hobby or a topic that you would like to learn yourself. As one of my mentors stated, you do not need to be an expert in a niche that you would like to pick, you will become an expert. As you will research and write about that niche consistently.

There are billions of people out there who are on the internet searching for answers, information, and solutions. People spend billions of dollars on different products and services each day. So now is the time to pick a niche and start blogging.

 

Keyword Research


keyword researching

If you are not already aware, those articles that rank on the top spot on page one on Google search result are not purely accidental. By using a keyword search tool like Jaaxy correctly will help your content get all that important traffic by ranking on the top spot of Google’s search result.

Jaaxy is built inside Wealthy Affiliate which you will be able to use the moment you join the platform.

When I first began with blogging, I didn’t know anything about keyword and SEO. I didn’t know the importance of a good keyword and how powerful it is in generating traffic.

When I joined Wealthy Affiliate, that’s when I learned about SEO and keyword research. Thanks to Kyle and Carson (the 2 owners and founder of WA). I greatly appreciate the training that they are providing because now I fully have an understanding of keyword.

 

What Exactly Are Keywords


Keywords are the words or phrases that people type into a search engine like Google to search for information, solution or answer to their questions. Keywords are the key to traffic. When someone types a keyword in the Google search bar, Google will then pull the most relevant topic/content for that searched terms or phrases.

Researching and using a keyword to build your post around is what’s going to take your post to masses. By using Wealthy Affiliate’s tool which is Jaaxy you are able to research for the keyword that has low competition but are high in traffic that will make you rank higher in Google’s search results and get consistent free traffic to your site.

 

So, What Are The Elements Of A Good Keyword


  • You want to target for a low competition keyword, the one that has not been used by a lot of people. Reality is, no one would click a post that’s on the last page of the search result in Google. Ideally, you would want to be on the first and second page at least to be able to get traffic.
  • Choose keywords that are grammatically correct. You would notice that there are phrases that will come up that has a good amount of traffic and has low competition but the phrase does not make sense. So try fixing this phrase and then searched it again on Jaaxy to see if it’s an ideal keyword by checking the data.

The keyword search tool in Wealthy Affiliate (Jaaxy) has different columns for whatever keywords you are searching for. There’s a column for Average which represents the average number that keywords get per month. Then there’s a column for Traffic which represents how many visits to your website you would expect to get if you have a higher ranking for that keyword.

And then there’s a column for QSR which stands for Quoted Search Results. This represents the number of competing websites that has a higher rank in Google for this exact keyword. The lower the number, the better chance you have of ranking higher for that keyword.

Ideally, you would have to pick a QSR below 100  and Traffic that’s above 100 in Jaaxy especially if you have a newer website. In Jaaxy, you can save keywords that you think are ideal to use according to your niche for future content. The more you save the better as it will enable you to save time in researching for keywords.

You can categorize these different keywords that you are going to save for easy reference. By equipping yourself with several different options of great keywords guarantees you a load of great content to create that will help you get traffic free.

Knowing about keyword research and SEO allows me to write with more intention. Not only am I writing to just post content in my website but also to generate traffic so that I can truly help people in answering their queries for without my post ranking in Google search my viewers are not going to find my content.

 

 

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Below is Jaaxy keyword search tool inside WA, so you could get an idea.

 

Jaaxy search tool in WA

 

 

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Consistent Content Creation


 

content creation

 

While quantity versus quality has been a debate in many circles, it is still important to be consistent with publishing content as you have viewers that’s expecting for you to have new content consistently. Content creation is an essential part of long term content marketing success.

But how do you keep the momentum going?

As a stay at home mom, you would think that I have all the time in the world to spend for my website right? But the truth is I consider blogging as a business in which I spend 6-8 hours a day with it and the rest is for my family. Weekends are also for the family unless I really feel like I need to finish a certain content.

So what I do is I plan ahead. I set up what I need to do for my family and the chores and kids activities that need attention right away, then I would spend time on my website for 6-8 hours a day.

I try to work every day and create content every day although there are times that some content will take me 2-3 days to finish depending on the topic and the amount of research I need to do.

On my other post, I mentioned some ways that I practice that helps me create better content in which one is by creating content over a few days as it gives me the chance to create content in a less stressful environment and in a less hurried way. Click here if you want to check out that post.

Although there are some occasions that I can create content in one sitting but it would have to take me longer than 6-8 hours. And those are the days that my kids have to be busy with something else so they would not mind me not spending quality time with them.

But for the most part, consistent quality content is still my priority over quantity as that is what’s working for me right now. Consistent publishing of high-quality content that will answer your viewers’ question is what’s going to help you bring in more traffic.

In Wealthy Affiliate, there is a tool which is called SiteContent wherein there’ a template where you can directly create your content on instead of going straight to WordPress. It has a built-in image where you can load beautiful pictures into your blogs for free. It also has a spell and grammar checker.

 

SiteContent in Wealthy Affiliate

The three green circles at the bottom of the screen represent a goal set for this post. There is a set template in the SiteContent tool that specifies how many headers in each post, how many words, and how many paragraphs you would need which is up to you if you would like to utilize.

You could also set your own template according to your preferences.

Personally, I use their set goal. As you can see, I’ve achieved my goals for this post.

Since I’ve been using SiteContent I’ve learned a reasonable writing pace for myself, how much content I can publish comfortably and how much I can publish when I really push myself

“Content is King” in online businesses, so your publishing consistency affects your success online. Many people are trying to run successful online businesses while publishing and sharing on a consistent basis. If you want to increase your website traffic, you have to write content your readers want to read, trust and be able to rely on consistently otherwise, your market share will be given to someone else.

 

Parting Words


Now that you have a better understanding of ways to increase traffic for your website for free and you’re equipped with the best keyword research tool for SEO. The result is True Organic traffic… Free!

It is really great to be a part of the Wealthy Affiliate as the knowledge you will get is something that you can rely on for the success of your online business.

For any questions and comments please leave them down below. If you need help, please ask and I will try to help.

 

12 Comments

  • akshaysaxena

    Awesome post, Nida. You have covered the most challenging topic of traffic in a fairly easy way. I thoroughly enjoyed reading your post. 

    Wealthy Affiliate is indeed a great platform, where we can learn A to Z of online business, without leaving anything out. You have highlighted the importance of Keyword research through a wonderful tool Jaaxy. It’s really a wonderful tool to significantly improves our organic traffic by leveraging the power of SEO. No other tool in the current market could beat the effectiveness of Jaaxy. However, have you tried Jaaxy Premium? If yes, what have you found any difference with lite version? I’m asking as I’m planning to move to the paid version of Jaaxy. 

    Thanks a lot for sharing this useful post. This will highly benefit your reader. 

    • admin

      Hi. Thank you for your comment. 

      I have not tried Jaaxy Premium yet. I heard it is really great. If you moved ahead of me stop by and let me know how it is. But if I decide to do it right away, I will definitely let you know.

      Thank you again.

      Nida

  • Jay

    The best traffic to a website is always free traffic although it takes some time to consistently get this but as soon as the traffic starts flowing in it can be one of the best things to happen to a website or blog. There are ways that Google uses to reward a blog with traffic and one of them is consistent publishing of content.

    A lot of people always advice publishing contents every day and although that is the best option but I don’t think everyone can keep that schedule. I basically create three posts every week and although it is not as much as I want because of time I think it is still working for me and Google is rewarding me with some traffic. I intend to increase the rate at which I publish posts as I feel it would be more rewarding by leading to more traffic and more sales.

    • admin

      Hi Jay,

      Very true. I agree with what you said with traffic and consistent publishing. Just like you, I also believe in true organic traffic, as I believe that is more long term.

      I know publishing content daily is so ideal in which we hope we all have the time to do. 

      I am happy for you though on your determination and hard work. Keep it up and thank you for stopping by.

      Nida

  • Vicki

    Hi Nida,

    I really love this post and hope 1000’s of people visit here and read this as it really shows people what we need to become powerful Affiliate Marketers and bloggers and everything you have written is spot on.
    Kudos to you Nida and it brightens my day every time I read an honest post online and this is pure gold.

  • Vicki

    This is such an informative and honest post.

    I have been searching online for ages looking for some really great ideas and knowledge. I might need to begin my journey and I am definitely going to go check out Wealthy Affiliate as I feel this is where I can begin a real journey to success online so thank you for all you have given in this post.

    • admin

      Hi Vicki,

      Yes, Wealthy Affiliate is a great platform to start if you are thinking of building an online business. I am sure your journey will be less headache once you start in WA as they have great training and 24/7 support to assist you when you feel stuck.

      Thank you for stopping by. If you have more questions, please let me know.

      Nida

  • Zayn Hiew

    Hi Nida,

    Great Article and it contains a lot of helpful ways on how to increase organic traffic because traffic is the lifeblood of a website. Without free traffic, you’re unable to monetize your website unless you have the budget for SEM & SMM (PPC) adv campaign.

    I was taught by Wealthy Affiliate and their training is mainly focused on using SEO to attract organic traffic, but it takes a longer time to see significant results and is worth it in the long-term. All you have to do is to publish SEO Keyword Rich Content frequently and avoid using any Black Hat SEO techniques to increase your traffic which can hurt your website as Search Engines will penalize such practise. 

    Thank you and l will share your post with my friends and associates.

    Zayn

    • admin

      Hi Zayn,

      Thank you for your kind and insightful comment. You are right, organic free traffic takes a long time to get most of the time but just like you said it is worth it. It is very easy to advertise and pay for traffic but it still needs high-quality content anyways otherwise that’s going to be a waste of time and money.

      So it boils down to the basics such as keywords and consistently publishing high-quality content which with a lot of patience and hard work will pay off.

      Again thank you. Wish you all the best.

      Nida

  • Monalisha

    Hi Nida Ventura.

    By reading your post I have learned how to make more viewers visit my websites. You have mentioned focussing in picking the niche and also described what niche actually refers to. You have also suggested using Jaaxy keyword search tool to help with content creation on websites. You have pointed attention to consistent content creation. Overall your post was so helpful to me as I am new to affiliate marketing. I have learned many things that will help me increase the viewers on my websites.
    Thank you so much for such a helpful post.

    • admin

      Hi Monalisha,

      Thank you for stopping by. Yes knowing who your target audience is very important. It helps you narrow the focus that makes you get traffic that will remain loyal to you as you will build trust and relationship by helping them through your high-quality content.

      Keyword research is very important also as this will make you get easily searched by your target audience. Imagine if you make it to page one of Google search, your audience will easily get to you. And yes Jaaxy is a tool that I rely on for keyword research, whew, life is easier as a blogger because of Jaaxy. 

      I am very glad that I was able to enlighten you through my post. Good luck to you.

      Nida

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