Originally Posted by _Dynasty_
I need to drive some traffic to my blog, no one knows about it, no one is reading it, I'm not even getting a comment here and there, any suggestions on how I can get some attention to it ? I know content is important, that is something I'm working on. My blog is specific to a specific genre, I want to open it up to anyone.
What blog software are you running on? Reason for asking if it's WordPress, i wanted to make sure you have a good SEO plugin installed.
Are you getting any traffic at all from the search engine? I understand it's not a lot as you mentioned.
Do you have any social bookmarking buttons added to your blog homepage and blog posts?
What i do after i write a blog post is use the social buttons to submit my blog post to the social world. I gain new followers this way and also some people just happen to actually read my blog post after that. Can't say if they like the content but i get traffic this way.
Like mentioned earlier, fill in your v7n profile. You have over 30 posts so you can add 2 links in your signature, plus add your blog feed URL in your profille. By posting on forums (quality posts), you could gain a few visitors this way on large webmaster forum's. Sometimes i click on signatures because i like the advice some people give on here and curious to know about there business and tips.
Try finding blogs in your niche and contact the blog owner to see if you could write a guest blog post. Tell this person that the blog post is related to there niche and you will only post 2 or 3 links to your blog if that's ok. (I get some emails from people asking this type of info once and awhile)
By doing guest blog posting, you will be targeting people who are somewhat or really interested in your niche. You could get some new loyal visitors this way or even that one blogs visitors tell there friends about your blog. Sometimes the viral marketing will kick in for no good reason.
What marketing methods have you tried already? Maybe we can help you improve on those methods. Takes time to build up a lot of traffic on a blog.