How to increase visits and popularity of a blog, web page or
Measures to follow to have more visitors and readers in a blog,
product or website , or make our blog more popular, tips to
increase traffic to a website . Use the potential of social networks
like Facebook , Twitter and others. How to optimize a page for
search engines .
Everyone who owns a blog or internet site for any reason
whatsoever, by simple entertainment, eager to share their
knowledge and skills , for only the purpose of making money, to
promote a brand or business , etc. , you want this is popular and
as more visitors you have, the more done will feel and your
target will be met .
From good intentions are worthless if the rules necessary for a
blog or website successful and popular, to no avail that its
content is of quality if not done because it is not met.
If you first start in the world of the internet publication projects
have got a personal blog or a website , read the following steps
are a collection dictated by the experience . If you already have
your site up and running , also read them , surely some will serve
A brief clarification , not to be confused the popularity of a site
or blog , or the number of visitors to the famous PageRank ,
Google assigns valuation web pages stored in its index, according
to the importance attached by him . Sometimes the two values
go hand in hand , PageRank and popularity , but sometimes , a
value does not bring the other implicit .
It is very common to see internet pages worth PR5 20 visitors
daily and sometimes without PR at all, with 200 or 300 visits per
Measures to continue to raise the popularity and visits a web site
Most importantly, the page content
It is the first and most important factor , of course the goal of
any page is to communicate and convey a message , so that your
content is essential.
Content that is unique and quality , there is a very true
statement that says:
Be unique , be original, be helpful, be urgent and be ultra -
The content should be easy to understand , without big words ,
as far as possible using popular terms , with your own personal
style. No word translations in other languages , or copies of other
articles, in both cases will be easily detected by search engines
responsible for assessing your publication.
Use enough text to be supplemented with pictures or other
multimedia files , peo text is essential.
A related and much influencing factor is the frequency with
which it is published, which determines the freshness of a blog or
Advice to publish content on the Internet
Three golden rules for what you post on your blog or on your site
✓ Write what people want, not what you want to publish.
✓ Your article must satisfy a need.
✓ Your post should go beyond what is expected . Do not settle
for writing an article again, try to do it better than others.
By posting any post or page , you must always keep in mind the
• No time ,
• Do not know computers,
• You do not have patience,
• No known technology,
• Do not know web design
• No English ,
• Not to try everything,
• Do not want anything complicated.
Optimize the page with view to the search engines
Optimizing a site overlooking the search engines is a task known
as SEO . SEO is an acronym for " search engine optimization "
(Search Engine Optimization) .
Search engines are the main source of Internet traffic , usually
any website between 60% to over 90 % of the traffic you receive
, it is sent for them.
When we mentioned search engines Google we're talking about
90% , the rest is shared between Bing, Yahoo and others. No
despise , focus on optimizing a page for Google , begins reading
the established guidelines , Guidelines Google if you still have
much of the fight won .
Send the URL of your site or blog to Google for it to be tracked by
the robots in the following link: Send page to Google
If your site does not have a sitemap.xml create one and send it to
Google , if you do not know how to read : How to make a
sitemap.xml file for search engines
Use the tools that Google offers for webmasters, sign up for it
with a free Google Tools for Webmasters
You can also add your site to other search engines on the links
To register for access Bing :
To register for access Yahoo :
How to optimize a website for search engines ?
The main factors to optimize a page for any search engine are:
• Choose whether a domain name related to the content of the
site , so that the resulting URL is more suggestive to users and
search engines is possible. For example : http://frases-amor.com
Ojo , a recent Google algorithm update (29-09-2012) was
released to prevent these domains positioned , if your content is
• The title of the page, can be decisive , be accomplished with
only 70 characters , the combination of words and terms that
clearly define and represent the content of the page.
Choose wisely the keywords or keywords in the title, will not
have the same possibility a page with the following titles :
How to create a website
How to make a website
For two synonyms or similar words, which one has the most
impact on search , use the tool Google Keyword : Google Insights
• A well-structured site that allows visitors to navigate freely and
easily access any page, a sitemap is essential or Sitemap appear
on all pages of the site and links to them.
A sitemap site or blog without constantly losing potential visitors
to the remaining pages.
If you do not know how to create a sitemap Leete the following
How to make a sitemap or sitemap
Leete new Google Webmaster Guidelines , is an updated article (
October 2012 ) that contains the rules that should guide
everyone who owns a blog or website, so that your content
appears in Google search . These same rules apply to other
Look further down on this page an infographic showing the main
steps that should be guided by the webmasters to position a site
Provide clear information on the site
Create an "About Us " page where it is simpler just two
paragraphs must talk about the author, if possible a short
biography and the theme and purpose of the blog or site . The
readers will appreciate a lot .
Draw on such a blog to improve the ranking of a website
If you have a page or website and still do not own a blog , create
one or more , you will complement your website , blogs are
crawled by Google more often and are hosted in domains of
great authority also does not cost anything to create them.
They create the necessary links to your site and update it
regularly , prevents only act as its owner the same person on
your site .
If you do not own a blog to make one free Worpress : Create
blog on Worpress
If you do not already have a blog on Blogger make one for free :
Create blog on Blogger
Use for SEO, news feeds or RSS feeds
Use wisely and exploits the benefits of news sources and RSS
Very popular and practical system that can ensure a safe amount
of visits , allowing to keep interested readers updated on the
content of the site every time you publish something new or any
changes made to the content .
There is a large and growing number of users who use RSS
readers on your local computer , which only access the sites that
are notified that there is new content.
While each program access to these file rss feed on your site
counts as a visit, so logically , if you have 100 readers subscribed
to your stories are potential hits every time you publish
There are sites and blogs that over 60 % of visits come from
feeds generated by publishing content.
All blogs , either Wordpress or Blogger automatically generates a
feed file rss readers can automatically find just entering the URL
for the blog, but the website is necessary for owners believe it,
either manually or through programs available network
If you do not know how to create a rss feed file reads the
How to create an archive of news feeds or RSS feed for a
Use the potential of social networks
Social networks like Facebook , Twitter and others are currently
the most visited internet sites , communication and sharing of
links and tips on those sites is enormous. They offer multiple
possibilities for the distribution of information and we can use
them to generate traffic.
If you do not have a Twitter account get one free here: Create an
account on Twitter , you will be of benefit, it is possible that the
user name matches that of your blog or site.
If you do not already have a Facebook account get one free here:
Create an account on Facebook .
You can use and benefit from them to increase traffic to your
website in several ways.
How to share a page on various social networks
There are ways to make a reader can suggest and share the page
you find interesting. If this reader has 100 friends on one of
these networks , the suggested link will be sent to all of them
simultaneously . Enter the necessary links or widgets to share
your site on any social network like Facebook , Twitter, etc. .
• In Wordpress is easy, just select the widgets needed in :
• There are services like : AddThis ( http://www.addthis.com/ )
to insert a single widget on the page that provides all possible
Lee to create the links or buttons needed to share or suggest a
How to share links to a page on Facebook , Twitter and other
As insert plusone Likes and +1 buttons on websites
Post a Facebook page and Twitter
Another option is to take advantage of RSS feeds , so that each
time a new article is published on your site or blog will
automatically be sent to your Facebook page and Twitter , in
Facebook will be shared immediately with your friends. You can
do this in several ways:
• Automatically post on Facebook , Twitter and other networks.
Wordpress allows using the Publish option, which is generated
whenever a new post it is automatically sent to Facebook ,
Twitter and other networks provided that the author recorded at
For that you only need to select the Sharing and enter the
Wordpress activate it in Settings> Share > Publish.
• Sign up and use the service offered: twitterfeed.com for that
function , it works for any website and is free, the url of a rss
feed file is only needed .
After you register log in to your account on Twitterfeed , tap
Create a feed , select Twitter or Facebook, or both to submit
How to import a page or Blog on Facebook
Import your blogs to Facebook .
After earning a Facebook account you can import a blog from
your property which will allow each time you post something
new automatically be imported to Facebook and will appear in
your site and that of your friends new blogs to create visits to
this if the content of the post is attractive and to multiply if you
own several friends.
That just goes to the following address and enter the address of
the feed of the blog. Importing a page to Facebook
Add a blog to Bitacoras
Bitacoras bitacoras.com / is one of the most important and
prestigious sites of Hispanic bloggers , sign up and add your blog
to receive many visitors.
Provide option in Wordpress Subscribe by email
If you have a Wordpress blog to give your readers the who
subscribe by email option , it is only necessary to add a widget
and set it up, so you can easily do in : Appearance > Widgets >
Comment and post correctly on other blogs
If you possess the time and give you post comments on other
blogs of yours issues , sites and forums that allow participation
leave a link to your site or blog, if your comment is interesting
and adds something useful , you'll probably visits .
Reply comments from readers
Answer each comment made on my blog and every email you
Participate in Yahoo Answers
Answer questions on Yahoo! Answers es.answers.yahoo.com /
related to your topic and insert links to your site to complement
Participate in Kioskea
Use the same method in Kioskea es.kioskea.net / , in both cases
give people in need of information and traffic will achieve
Post to article directories
If you have knowledge of any topic that might interest the
readers and ease of writing , publishing articles in article
directories , is what is known as Article Marketing .
It is one of the most efficient ways to create attention to your
site or blog to get links and even valuable , because article
directories generally are valued by the search engines.
Read about the benefits , tips and advice : Where publish on
internet article directories
Directories where you can upload your articles : List of
directories to publish articles on the Internet , and do not forget
to read : Where not to publish articles online .
Addressing the technical details of the website
• Take care that there are no broken links on your website ,
check them regularly for this tool uses the W3C in: validator and
link checker .
You only need to enter the URL, check the end of the report and
repairs as indicated .
• In blogs Wordpres and Blogger is not necessary, but if you have
an own website is very important that you correctly you validate
the HTML of the pages whenever any change is made , so that
the service uses W3C : HTML Validator
• No less important is to validate the CSS : CSS Validator
• Validates the rss feed: RSS Validator
Analyze the logs or reports of site traffic
Is often important to analyze traffic logs or reports of your site,
allowing you to be fully aware of the preferences of your visitors
It is important to know things like :
• Most visited pages .
• Number and percent of unique visitors to the site or blog.
• Time duration of visits .
• Pages irrelevant .
The statistics Wordpress or Blogger offers are insufficient, if
staying hosting your site on a fee 'll surely available statistics
generated by Awstats , but in all cases the best option is to
register the blog or site in Google webmaster tools that provides
a more meaningful and detailed statistics.
Using Google Webmaster Tools
The information provided by the tool Webmaster tools , you can
also download in pdf , can meet different metrics on your site,
important to be aware of the way forward , some of them are :
• Print each page every month , it's just the time that the
product has been offered by Google search results
• Clicks . Times users clicked on your link displayed in the results.
• CTR. Percent of the previous relationship.
• Links to your site.
• Domains that link you .
• Suggestions on the html page code .
• Crawl errors generated by bots .
Benefit from the advantages provided by Google Analytics
Google Analytics https://www.google.com/analytics/ is a service
provided by Google that monitors and collects statistical data
from web pages.
To use this service will only be required to have a Google account
and insert tracking code provided after registering in Analytics.
How does it work ?
When a user loads a page in your browser for your web site , also
load the tracking code , which makes Analytics begins to monitor
and store all the actions you perform as:
Time to stay on the page, whether leave the site or go to another
page via a link , etc. .
Several collected statistics that can be very valuable , which can
then be accessed and used for analysis that lets you know that
changes are necessary in these pages to optimize their
performance, such as:
• In the most visited and in which visitors stay longer pages , you
can insert links to other places on your site.
• The pages that according to statistics the user remains shortly ,
shows that something is wrong with them , it may be that some
content or hinder loading and representation, which cause
rejection in the visitor.
These are just examples , the analysis can help to trigger actions
to increase traffic to your site and website.
Main web analytics services on the Internet
Google Analytics is the leading and most popular web analytics
services , but you should know that there are others who are
even preferred by users.
In the following chart you can see the most important of these
services, the data are from 2012.
Create and publish PDF files for sharing and downloading
You can easily convert your own content articles in the popular
PDF format and upload to websites for sharing and give the
possibility to download it. The links included in the file created
will generate visits your site. To create PDF files, you must have
installed programs like OpenOffice or Microsoft Office .
You can upload them to these sites:
Scribd : http://scribd.com/
Docstoc : http://docstoc.com/
AuthorStream : http://www.authorstream.com/
Calameo : http://www.calameo.com/
Create and publish presentations for sharing and downloading
You can easily convert content of yours Popular items by
PowerPoint presentations and upload them to sites to share and
give the possibility to download them. The links that accompany
the presentation created generate visits to your site.
You can upload them to sites like :
SlideShare : http://www.slideshare.net/
AuthorStream : http://www.authorstream.com/
Scribd : http://scribd.com/
Create and publish videos on YouTube to share and download
The PowerPoint presentations can easily turn them into videos if
you have the latest version of Office . The video can upload it to
YouTube. The links on your site of this website , if the video
posted is interesting, send many visitors to your site.
Create a link to save favorites page
Create the required option on your site so that users can save to
your favorites or bookmarks.
In much of modern browsers is possible only using the keys
Control + D , but 90 % of users do not know what you indicate
and although many will not use it , most prefer a button or link
that says :
" Make this page to your favorite " it out.
It is easy to create and enable the option that many return to
your site again .
Read the next page to learn how to create the option :
◄ How to make a link or link to save the page to your favorites
Suggested and ran a story on Digg
Suggest a page or news posted to your blog on Digg , this is a
very visited and highly regarded internet site , just published on
it , headers, headlines and news clips that members suggest ,
readers flock to the places where is the news suggested to test
and validate its content, so if public on that site or suggest a
news story or article in your blog , you will receive a flood of
visitors in just a few hours, if you manage to publish it on the
front page success will sensational and you will ensure validates
a reference to your website .
It is necessary for the above you register and priority votes by
published reports , which will give you the right to suggest yours.
Reddit is unique but there are similar sites that might be the
source of multiple visits.
Create a web page on Squidoo
Squidoo is a publishing site on the net with great prestige and
authority , offers the option to create pages with a professional
finish , the website is PageRank 8, so that the links you make to
pages created to your website or blog, you be transmitted both,
and visitors authority . To learn how to create the pages , read
the following article: How to make a website on Squidoo.
Add your URL to a directory of blogs
There are several directories on the network of blogs, these sites
give the possibility of internet users to group and list the
available blogs sorted by categories. Dan the blog to be a
reference list in which they will be depending on the authority
and ranking directory . Of these the best known, valued and
popular is Technorati .
To apply for any of these sites admitting your blog must submit
the application and wait for them to send you confirmation after
appropriate review . Some asking in return a link that you must
insert into your source code if you're interested and benefit
sharing in this case.
Truly be listed in a directory of these , often does not bring any
benefit , but you can appreciate it and try , however it is
advisable to spend more time adding useful content to your blog,
you spend looking for places to upload your address.
On the next page there are countless directories listed blogs with
its features , try them :
Create a survey or poll on your site
Create a poll or vote on something controversial. Sites like
http://polldaddy.com/ given the opportunity to register and
generate a script to embed in your blog , or create a widget page
where you can vote for different options and even access the
surveys of the votes achieved by each option .
For example, " What is the best web browser? " Then different
boxes where you can pick one and vote.
Ask your images and add items
Includes related to the topic on each page and blog you post
pictures. They add value .
Share pictures of your site
Make images of your site appear in the results of Google Image
Search . A very effective way to increase the number of visitors
to a site, which can deliver the results of searches done on
Google Images . A site that has pictures on their pages that may
be useful , is able to receive an extra percentage of visitors (up
30% or more ) due to, it is an additional method of promoting
For it is necessary that the folder containing the images is not
blocked by robot.txt file, the images possess the necessary
description in the ALT tags and include images in the sitemap file
on your site or create an additional one , reads as do : How to
make a sitemap or site map for use in a web site
You will receive additional visits to pages containing useful
images to users.
Keep in mind and be aware that achieving to get a good online
audience , carries with it a lot of time and effort, although
increasingly enhances connectivity and more people have access
to the network at the same time , increases the amount of
published information and lots of it quality .
Proportionally the search engine algorithms are more demanding
and discriminatory content of the articles, in order to provide
users in the results of searches made , pages that are truly
Maybe couple of years ago it was easier to create a new blog and
make it popular , however do not get discouraged if the content
is compelling and useful rules are followed and success is
inevitable , but persistence and perseverance is required.
Success depends on effort