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When I first started out blogging and doing hubs, I had no idea what to do or where to turn. It took me a while to grasp all the things that were possible to drive traffic, and I am sure I still have a lot to learn. I started slow at first, and it is a process I still haven't mastered, but I have created a list I know will help you on your way.
I cruised the net trying to find the best ways to help with this. Even though there is a lot of repetitive stuff out there, there is a reason it is there. Some people don't pay attention to the little details. If you want to see success you have to have down the basics. Without the basics in a situation you are at a disadvantage. If you have anyway you know of that could help, please leave them in the comments below.
I hope that the ideas to generate traffic for your hub I offer here can help you grow your traffic and get you pointed in the right direction.
Facebook users can get a boost in traffic if done correctly. While I can not guarantee these methods I have seen them work very well for others. First, I would recommend making a Facebook page dedicated to what your hubs. Start building a fan base by inviting everyone on your list to join your group. Friends, family, friends of family, anybody you can get access too.
Find groups that you know would have interest in your page, and join there groups. Become part of those groups, by commenting and adding your own links to your page ever so often. There are hundreds of groups out there for almost any demographic so don't be hesitant, if you can't find one make a logical jump. If you can't find, say, jump roping, find an exercise group.
Add all of your friends and family to your groups as well. This is turn can get you a lot of exposure around Facebook. All your friends and family who have your post on their wall have the potential to drive more traffic to you. The more post you can get out the better it is for you. Remember though, you do not want to spam people. They are not going to want to be bombarded by the same thing all the time, very your posts up. If you can find a social media buffer to automatically post for you at certain times of day.
This is a good way to drive traffic if you stay on top of it. You will first need to create an account. Now you need followers.
Always post at least once a day, try not to make it spammy. Clever is key, and photos go a long way. Look up your topic, find out who is talking about it, and friend them. A lot will friend you back.
There is a limit on how many people you can friend per day, I think it is 200 so be careful. The more followers you have the more people will see your post.
Hashtags are important on twitter, try to use them when you can, but do NOT overuse them. If you for some reason do not know what a hashtag is, it is a helpful way for twitter users to sort though all the tweets that are out there.
Like I said before this can be a little time consuming so what I would use is a twitter buffer, to setup up all at once to deliver your tweets for you.
Build Your Back Links
If you do not know what a back link is, it is a link on a different site that directly links to you. For instance, every time you post to twitter it makes a back link. You can do this all over the web, as soon as you do, you can build a lot links to you.
Back links are great for building a search ranking, making you rank higher in search engines, like Google and Bing. There are a couple of different place you can put your back links, one is in your other hubs.
If you write a hub, always link another one or two of your hubs to it. You can also leave comments with your back link in them on some sites.
So my suggestion would be to go to a search engine, search for a blog about your subject start leaving some comments and building some back links.
What do you think is more important for back links?
Hubpages has a bunch of opportunities for you to get in on the community. The more you participate in the community, the more you will be noticed by other hubbers, and you could start to build a following.
The question and answer forums are a great place to start, find something some one wants to know about and jump right in. Ask a lot of questions, you will find that a lot of hubbers can be very helpful. You can go ahead answer questions too. A good strategy for me is to go through and find the unanswered questions, and see if there is any I can answer. You can find some real gems, and see if you can get a whole conversation going.
Another good thing to do is to write more hubs, yes writing more hubs will bring more traffic to you, this tactic is great especially if you remember to link to other hubs you have. This will allow you to be seen more, by everyone. Also, when someone comments, always comment back, it will raise you commentor status, and show that you are really participating in the hubpages community.
Forums are the best for creating backlinks, starting discussions on your subject, or jumping into someone else's subject that may fit with yours or that you may be helpful with.
Go to a search engine, and look up forums for your subject. Find the top ranked ones and start there, I would suggest doing a couple of these a day and that is it. Try not to burn yourself out. Trust me you don't want to get burnt out here.
If you leave quality posts, and comments on the forums, you can quickly gain a reputation as a knowledgeable source of information making people want to learn more from you and driving you hub traffic forward.
Remember when you write on the forums, to always have good information. Nothing silly or to simple. That goes the same for comments. If you are smart and start gaining credibility it will be a lot easier in the future to make these people visit your site again.
I hope these help you drive the traffic you need to get you noticed ,and on the right path to where you want to be. Is this the best source for traffic generating advice? The answer is I don't know. I have poured all my knowledge into you. It is up to you to get the results, then you can let me know. You have the bullet, now all you need is the target.
Do you have anyway you like to generate traffic?