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Updated on December 4, 2017
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Smcopywrite has been a freelance writer for several years. Owning blogs in more than a few niches makes for a variety of expertise.

Make all published work unique and stand out from the others,

Avoid putting an audience to sleep with boring and same old stuff.
Avoid putting an audience to sleep with boring and same old stuff.

Excellent titles get attention and great material keeps it

More traffic is more of everything when it comes to published content on the web. How many people are visiting a specific piece of material is tied to all forms of income across the internet. Whether selling goods or services or passive income it is all relative to making money which appears to increase as in relationship to how much traffic is coming a writer's way. Discovering ways to grow the amount of visitors to an article or hub is priceless.

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have one piece gain a million or more hits. Although there are definitely some writers who are lucky enough to see it happen and fortunate to enjoy the notoriety. Seeking it out with the dream of a viral piece of material every time something is published is fool hearty.

The best way to proceed is with the idea circumstances warrant there will never be a million hits on one piece, but enough brilliant work combined will get a writer close to this number over a career.

Nearly all authors in the business are searching for a way to earn a great living doing something enjoyable like creating excellent content. Those good at it certainly do. The only vehicle to overcome is getting focused readers in front of the right material. No matter what the content is about, more page views converts to more dollars in the bank.

With a little know how and ingenuity there are a few tricks to the trade of increasing page views to any sort of articles. Follow some or all of these is an exceptional step in the right direction to success as a freelance writer.

· Great content


Terrific titles attract the attention of folks seeking out knowledge in any niche. Once the attention has been gained, keep it. To hold those browsing the web from moving on to another piece of work, put a quality one in front of them. In order to locate it the first form of contact is via the title.

Subject matter connecting with the correct audience is the goal. Make certain the reader knows the search is over for the right piece of work. This is it. Depending on the writer the titles are created before the work is begun. Others like it the other way around. There is no right or wrong way to build one. First or last does not make it good or bad.

Along with the main one, subtitles are just as important. This is generally the first thing skimmed over by a potential reader. These hit on high points of interest and keep thing in order. It is a sure way to know immediately if this is the right place or not for most folks.

Those found good enough to make someone stop and pause are also likely enough to get more than a quick go over. Titles are seen as brilliant beginnings to remarkable material.

Hub pages site

Getting material and subject matter to stand out and make a difference in the hundreds of thousands being offered comes from a variety of sources. One of the best is browsing the Hub Pages website. This is a platform with millions of readers on a daily basis. It attracts an enormous amount of diverse browsers from all over. This is a remarkable tool for substance for any number of specific niches with hundreds of ideas to choose from.

Discover what readers want by taking a peek around the site at what seems to be trending. Determine what Hubs are getting more attention than others. Which writers have succeeded? Is there a niche with higher numbers than average? Where is the most competition stemming from? Connect writing strengths with the positive subjects readers seem to gravitate toward when forming plans of attack.

Take the time to review information around the web through Google Keywords to find out what content is most relevant coming through search engines. Take this tool a step forward and set up Google alerts. This is a wonderful way to put a finger on the pulse of what is buzzing around the web and analyze the goings on. This is a vehicle to pull out the stops on what a to choose to put out there for publication with a more educated guess.

Google alerts

This resource uses a specified email inbox on chosen keywords and when this particular content is accessed on the web via search engine there is an immediate signal. Alerts include details to what people have looked into and are sent in the form of emails to whatever address a writer chooses.

Not only are these wonderful for putting new stuff out there people find fresh, but also tweaking what is already published. Reformatting keywords and phrases to connect with individual searches works in a writer's favor to bring more people to read what has been written and help make quality work available.

· Quality content

Superior writing

Getting those articles up to the correct standard is writing better than he next guy. A writer must be proud of any thing produced for publication. Doubts are generally brought to light in poor innovation or creation of content.

Confidence comes shining through when contentment is formed after building an item. Always keep in mind a personal name is on the information or material posted to the web. A personal name is associated with what an author creates. This is a good thing is cases where excellence was linked with brilliant ideas and facts.

Add something extra

Getting a great piece of material is easily identified by readers and rewarded by continuing to read after the title catches the eye. Not only is a page absorbed full of knowledge or expertise, but there tends to be something more with quality pieces.

The little extra comes in the form of an opportunity to use links to other great stuffs. Know how and education are goals to be attained each time a search has ended and an article discovered. Yet going above and beyond this bar is advisable. This makes those super bloggers or extremely successful writers stand apart from the crowd especially in saturated niches.

Uniqueness is rewarded. This does not mean going all out on a ranting or raving binge. It means finding a different angle or view point in countess situations. If there is a possibility of being different, go for it. Never sacrifice quality to make it so.

Fluff doesn't cut it

No one needs to heap large words in a small amount of space to make it better than a piece of similar content on the web. A better piece is just that. There is more in what is being conveyed as well as meaning and a reader benefits from having read it. Pomp and fluff simply doesn't cut it for the discerning reader.

Giving a person the knowledge, sharing expertise and answers to questions is the ultimate goal. Keep it up and individuals soon turn into an audience or followers. This is how passive income is increased through a single piece of material.

Customers and clients are created in similar fashion. Repeat the process and the cycle repeats as well. Give them something to keep coming back for time and time again.

· Keywords and keyword phrases

I briefly mentioned Google for keywords in searching for content but wanted to include it under words and phrases specifically sought out via search engines.

Give readers what they are unable to locate

Keywords/phrases are search criteria used to assist in several ways. Not only is this how to identify the kind of stuff those browsing the web are searching for, but also which ones are not being found out there.

By knowing what is missing and filling the hole the creation is becomes priceless. This is a definite feather in any writer's cap and the right step to increasing income substantially. This is how to increase page rank and gain more hits on a piece of work.

Make it so there is little or no competition

There are items or things persons seek out with little or no information to be found about it on the web. Write a Hub reaching out to these readers. This is the ideal place to be. The best example is like being on a beautiful beach looking for seashells. A writer with the only one on the beach is bound to get the most attention.

A great example is one of a million in a popular niche reduces any chance of getting lots of page views. The more included in the niche the less the percentage is for gaining any page views at all. Flip this around entering the arena of little or no competition. Suddenly it is day and night compared. Material returning few or no hits at all in searches by readers make a writer go from one in a million to possibly one in 100 or fewer. More hits are seen for everything in the scarcer category. Think viral whenever creating something with little or no attraction for other authors.

With a lower return rate when persons search for info, content has a higher chance of being found and read. Its simple math.

There are ways to stand out from the rest of the pack even with saturated areas of interest.

Decorating is a niche with an abundance of material around the web. Though, there are still categories to hit and make and impact.
Decorating is a niche with an abundance of material around the web. Though, there are still categories to hit and make and impact.

Great video for searching for keywords

Never overlook stimulation of older articles of work

There is always work to do for any writer. This includes tweaking, updating and changing previously written work. Countless writers over look this source of income.

Making certain these articles, posts and articles are in good shape is more important than most newbie material. This is passive income and is proposed to earn for years to come. This is the most reliable source of wages and important.

Writing a great one takes time. This is a luxury countless writers simply do not possess.

Wrapping things up

In conclusion

These are only three ways to drive traffic to personal Hub pages. However, there are tons of other ways to get readers to personal pieces of material found around the web. These are general, but depending on the niche more specific criteria and lessons are available.

Please use these and continue to search for more. Remember freelance writing is a job. Working for money is hard work and certainly doesn't come easy. Most folks searching for easy soon learn to pick another profession.

Giving up is not always an option, especially without attempting to create something memorable. Although viral is not the norm it certainly is not unheard of in freelance writing. Putting out brilliant quality work and following a few tips and techniques are capable of making a tremendous difference.

© 2011 smcopywrite


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    • Nakia Deon profile image

      Nakia Deon 5 years ago

      Thank you so much. I am new to Hub Pages and this helped a lot.

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      Kenneth Avery 6 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama

      My pleasure, smcopywrite. Love that name also. Very compelling. I still need you to look over my hubs and offer some advice on how I can dress up, etc., ways to attract more readers.

      Thanks, KENNETH

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      smcopywrite 6 years ago from all over the web

      thank you kenneth for your comment. great to see you stopping by to see me. =smile

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      Kenneth Avery 6 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama

      hi, smcopywrite...Voted up and away on this great hub. Very informative. Very well-written. You are one talented writer. A LOT better than I. And I admire your lay-out experience also. Just keep it up with the great hubs. Kenneth Avery from a rural town, Hamilton, in northwest Alabama that looks a lot like Mayberry on the iconic Andy Griffith Show. Much peace to YOU!

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      Mrs. J. B. 6 years ago from Southern California

      I am such a computer geek. I do not even know how to .. OH nevermind I do not want to make myself look foolish or pathetic. Yes those are the correct terms! I did take notes though. Have bookmarked this hub and will look you up at your other websites. Thanks for the info.


      Mrs. J. B.

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      pastella13 6 years ago

      Getting traffic is an ongoing task and any help is appreciated. With all the web content competing, it is vital to know what you're doing so as not to waste any time and money to find that you don't get the results you want.

      Good tips. Thanks.

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      Brinafr3sh 6 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Thanks smcopywrite, I will definetly work for my traffic. Voted up

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      swedal 7 years ago from Colorado

      Good points on getting traffic. One might also want to consider link building.