Blogging can be a big business. There’s different ways you can pull in money from them, but most of them require a solid reader base. If more visitors means both more reach for your work and more money, the next question is how to grow that reader count.
That’s the question the article below aims to solve. Written by the owner of a blog with over two million annual readers, it will take you through four of the best ways to bring attention to your content and help drive that reader count to new heights.
Over the past four years, I’ve grown my blog to more than 2 million yearly readers, over 52,000 email subscribers, and a podcast with nearly 20,000 monthly downloads. Consistently driving traffic is something I’ve perfected, and it’s lead me to signing consulting deals helping some of the world’s top startups like LinkedIn, Zendesk, CreativeLive, and Adobe to launch successful growth campaigns as well.
Pulling from my own experience growing multiple blogs into the millions of readers, here are the most effective strategies I’ve used to get in front of new readers (and keep them coming back for more).