This is a complete guide on how to increase organic traffic on your website for free and fast in 2020.
In fact, this guide help my blog posts rank on the first page of Google. Below one of an example of my website FrontrowBlog.com
In this new guide you’ll learn:
- What is Organic Traffic?
- The difference between Organic Traffic vs Paid Traffic
- Why is Organic Traffic Important?
- Lots more
Let’s get started.
What is Organic Traffic?
The term “organic traffic” is used for referring to the visitors that land on your website as a result of unpaid organic search results using a keyword. Organic traffic is the opposite of paid traffic, which defines the visits generated by paid ads.
Organic Traffic vs Paid Traffic
Organic search traffic comes from people finding business links among search engine results by using a keyword. While Paid search traffic is attributed to visitors clicking on a link in an advertisement or sponsored listing that a business has paid for to appear at the top of search results.
Below is an example of the Organic Traffic vs Paid Traffic of Shopify.
Recommend Reading: How to Create Your Own Shopify Online Store in 10 to 15 Minutes
Why is Organic Traffic Important?
Organic traffic is important because it is targeted. Users visiting your website from a search engine’s organic search results have a very specific intent and if you can provide them with a solution or answer to their question, they are more likely to convert. Organic traffic helps your website rank.
Organic Traffic Example
Visitors who are considered organic find your website after using a search engine like Google or Bing, so they are not “referred” by any other website. Organic traffic is obtained from the appearance of the site in the results of a search that users perform in search engines, such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and other search engines.
How to Increase Organic Traffic?
There are more ways to increase organic traffic. Here’s a list to help your website for SEO best practices to grow organic traffic.
Create unique, valuable content
Create a quality, unique, and valuable content for your people who read your content. Instead, find something you are passionate about and find other people who are passionate about the same thing. Optimize for your readers, not only for search engines. First, write to whom you’re addressing your content. Your content should meet search intent.
Find Long-Tail Keywords in Your Niche
Discover content demand through keyword research. Long-tail keywords are keywords or key phrases that are more specific and usually longer than more commonly searched for keywords. Long-tail keywords get less search traffic, but will usually have a higher conversion value, as they are more specific. People tend to be looking for exactly what they are actually going to buy.
Long-tail keywords Less competition with Better targeted traffic, and Higher conversion rates. Perfect for PPC if your running ads on your website. Long-tail keywords help provide context to your content, outrank the competition. Help better conversion rates and long-tail keywords fuel your blog strategy.
Optimize Your Title and Meta Description
Optimize your title tags make it short simple and clickable. Title tags are displayed on search engine results pages (SERPs) as the clickable headline for a given result and are important for usability, SEO, and social sharing.
Good title tags should not only tell search engines about your page and If you get your title tags right, but it can also improve your SEO rankings. I’m using the SERPsim snippet generators tool before submitting my blog post in Google Search Console. Check out also Capitalize My Title to help your title capitalize especially your keywords.
For meta description write up to about 155 characters and people will understand a summarize of your content. Make sure your meta description is visible on search engines. Desktop and mobile have now a different preview of title tags and meta descriptions.
Create SEO Friendly URLs
The shorter the better. According to Backlinko, “Shorter URLs tend to rank better than long URLs.” This will also help the search engines understand and help rank your website.
Use Internal Links
Internal links are links that go from one page on a domain to a different page on the same domain. They are commonly used in the main navigation. These types of links are useful for three reasons: They allow users to navigate a website.
Audit Your Website
What does it mean to audit a website? A website audit is a full analysis of everything related to your website’s level of search visibility. A complete and detailed one will give you a deeper understanding as to why your site is not generating the traffic you think it should or why your sales and conversions are not improving.
According to Neil Patel, SEO Audit as an evaluation of a website that grades the site for its ability to appear in search engine results from pages (SERPs). Audits are completed by checking each step on your audit list and finding any issues that need to be repaired or improved to boost your page’s search engine performance. Check out Ubersuggest‘s free keyword tool to audit your website.
Avoid Google Penalties
A Google penalty is a negative impact on a website’s search rankings based on updates to Google’s search algorithms or manual review. The penalty can be a by-product of an algorithm update or an intentional penalization for various black-hat SEO techniques.
Blogging is good for SEO because it helps with a number of things that are important ranking factors. When you have a blog that’s updated regularly with blog posts that are high quality and on topics relevant to your audience, it can make a huge difference to how your overall website performs in the search engines.
Use Quality Backlinks
A backlink is simply a link from one website to another. High-quality backlinks can help to increase a site’s ranking position and visibility in search engine results.
How can I get quality backlinks if my website is new and I’m a beginner? Keep reading as I will share my additional strategy to increase organic traffic for free and fast which using social media and websites with high domain authority.
Use Social Media and Websites
Here are social media and websites that can help you get quality backlinks and help increase your website’s organic traffic.
The best part is this social media and websites are free to sign up.
Medium is a place to read articles on the Internet. Medium is a blogging platform, like WordPress or Blogger. Medium is the new project from the guys who brought you Twitter. Medium is chaotically, arrhythmically produced by a combination of top-notch editors, paid writers, PR flacks, startup bros, and hacks.
How do I use Medium to increase my organic traffic and improve my backlinks?
Once I’m done create a quality blog post and publish it. I will copy and paste either full of my blog post or half of the post to Medium and link it to the same blog post. As you can see below the stats of my post.
And here’s my top viewed posts.
You can earn from Medium also if you write and post your story or content. Although payment is not available in other countries like the Philippines.
The next website is Quora…
Quora is a place to gain and share knowledge. It’s a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers. Quora traffic can be an incredible source of leads for your website.
How I use Quora?
You need to join Quora spaces related to your niche and contribute and answer a question from other people to provide value. Of course, you can link your blog post if the question is related.
You can also ask your own question and answer it with the same blog post as you can see below.
Here’s an example of my question and answer. In my answer, I link my website.
Another good website to post and link your website is LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is a social media platform geared to professionals. It enables you to network and to build your professional portfolio, but you can also go out into the world and look for a new job. It is also used by employers and recruiters who are looking for job candidates.
As you can see one of my post stats in LinkedIn.
And next to my new favorite is Pinterest.
Pinterest is a social network that allows users to visually share, and discover new interests by posting (known as ‘pinning’ on. Pinterest) images or videos to their own or others’ boards (i.e. a collection of ‘pins,’ usually with a common theme) and browsing what other users have pinned.
How to get free traffic from the Pinterest search for free?
All you have to do is create a Pinterest Pin for example below and share it with Pinterest to increase traffic for your website.
Use the Canva platform it’s free. Canva is a graphic design platform that allows users to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, and other visual content. It is available on web and mobile and integrates millions of images, fonts, templates, and illustrations.
Share your post and select your blog post image or your created Pinterest Pin.
Now type the same title of your blog post or you can find the same niche and share your blog post.
Here are other helpful articles:
- How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online.
- Start Your Own Business With Free Whitelabel Website and Online Store.
- How to Create Your Own Shopify Online Store
Now I’d like to hear from you
I hope you found this new Increase Organic Traffic guide helpful.
Now I’d like to hear what you have to say:
Which tip from today’s post do you want to try first?
Are you going to optimize your title tag and meta descriptions?
Or maybe you want to use social media and websites like Media, Quora, LinkedIn, and Pinterest?
Either way, let me know by leaving a comment below right now.