SEO does not have to be difficult all the time.
In fact, sometimes it can be a lot of fun.
As website owners, we all want to get traffic to our sites. Of course, there are many types of traffic:
- Prospects – people who can become customers
- Affiliate prospects – people who can generate affiliate sales
- Engaged visits – anyone that won’t generate revenue but might provide enough commenting and social sharing to help spread awareness
- Bounce visits – anyone who visits, looks and leaves the site
They are very important to SEO, because the more traffic a website gets and the more active it is, the more authoritative search engines will perceive the site as.
One way to create organic viral traffic is to create a series on your site that people want to see. To show what I mean, here are a few samples to check out.
Another method is to create a compilation series, also referred to as a roundup. Here are some examples:
- 6 Top Tumblr Themes for Photographers
- Best of Best WordPress Tutorials of 2010
- Six Photographers That Inspire Me
By publishing a series of articles like these, traffic will start pouring in from new channels that you never expected or always wanted. But remember, it’s about promotion as well.
Spend the time writing your best content, then promote it as much as you possible can (in ethical and organic ways). Keep tracking your SEO performance and watch the increased traffic and engagement help bump you up the ranks.
Thanks for reading,
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