It can be noticed that most blogs that receives the most engagement - comments, shares, likes etc. will eventually lead to more natural or organic traffic. This course of event is understandably simple, the more engagement that you receive means more people will do the same and so the cycle will go on and on.
So how do you make this happen to your blog? As most bloggers could wish is more traffic and more interests to their blogs, the more activities we garnered to our contents are the more likely we can influence other people and influence is the essence of our intention to spread our content, nothing more, nothing less.
But the million dollar question is, how do you make this happen? The answer is by creating valuable and attraction worthy content, as they always say content is king, na dhow you package this in your presentation can be the key to a successful blogging.
Here are some simple tips you can apply to achieve the same purpose:
Is your content relevant or are there specific audience who wants to read this?
Don’t just write what you think your audience is interested in, but actually do some research, so you know for sure your blog post will be relevant. Ask yourself if people or your specific audience would be interested to read it, would it be something they would find valuable, funny or just something interesting?
Ask them to engage.
Sometimes the best way to increase your engagement is by simply asking them to do so. You could ask them to share your article if they liked it. Also, you can encourage them to leave comments and engage in a conversation with you, ask them a provoking question, or ask them what their opinion is about the subject you have discussed in your article.
Write Quality Content.
After all this is the primary driver why would people would want to share your article or content. If you have a useful or interesting content people would share it naturally.
Of course worth mentioning is the quality of your article construction, make sure that you avoid spelling errors and other grammatical mistakes that can ruin the appeal of your article. Unless, you welcome traffic that would ridicule your content because of those mistakes, Make sure to double check everything before you click that "Publish" icon.
Attention Grabbing Headline.
First impression lasts, and this could after all the means why people would click on that link. Make sure that your headline is quite interesting so people would take time to take a glance and hopefully fully read as they find your content valuable. If it’s a good headline, or a good question, people are very likely to react to it and engage with you.
Trending or current relevant issues.
People have opinions about these particular issues, and are more likely want to share or be heard on their opinion about them. Writing about current relevant events especially if it is related to your niche or particular interest is always a good way of getting engagement.Bring your own views to a current issue you are passionate about and let your passion show in your writing – readers are more likely to respond and get involved in the conversation. Before finishing with your article, make sure you ask your readers what they think of the particular event or issue to encourage them to leave a comment.
People would sometimes love to debate on controversial issues. Just make sure that you are not offending anyone and that you are just sharing something that you truthfully believes in. This is a great engagement driver as the reactions you get to it the more likely would be shared and seen virally.
Do you have other tips how to write contents for your blog that will get a lot of participation to your audience? Please share it with us by leaving your comment below.