What Niche Bloggers Can Do to Attract Traffic

This piece was particularly interesting because as a marketing intern for a niche market, there are really vital pointers in here. I spend a lot of time tagging posts in order to drive up traffic and it actually proves successful, because the higher you show up on a Google search, the more likely people are going to find your site. The last point the author mentions is to ensure that your content can be read all over, and this is important in today’s world because people have access to content on their phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, etc. If they can’t read your content on-the-go, it’s going to be tough to get your blog/company off the ground.

The WordPress.com Blog

As bloggers, we write about our passions and obsessions. Interested in Autism? Drawing? Cooking? Sobriety and recovery? Humor? No matter which subject you choose to write about, there’s a community of people on WordPress.com who share your interests. In today’s post, we’ll look at three ways niche bloggers can find their tribe, grow their communities, and attract traffic to their sites.

Tagging FTW

Tagging your posts is critical to finding your community. When you tag a post, you’re grouping it among posts on that same topic. When a user searches that tag in the WordPress.com Reader, your post will appear in the list of posts returned. Tagging puts you in front of new readers, expanding your reach to those who are interested in the same subjects.

As you tag, be sure to consider related topics. For example, if you blog about cooking exploits and…

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