If you are looking at starting a personal or professional blog, having a high traffic is vital to the success of your project. This may seem like common sense to many readers but many bloggers consistently overlook the importance of online traffic because they don’t realise that unlike brick and mortar business, or traditional mainstream media (e.g. newspapers and radio), unique visitors to your blog do not happen by chance.
In today’s context, given the billions of websites in the online galaxy, you cannot expect to achieve overnight success by advertising through newspapers or radio. You must have a sustainable strategy to capture traffic and make your online project a success. This is because the more unique visits your blog gets, the more established it becomes. More unique visitors would mean that a large group of people have visited your blog and read the content. This means that your marketing technique is successful.
Once you succeed in creating a high traffic blog, you can easily devise ways to monetize your blog and create a form of passive income for yourself. It is thus important to know the technique that drives traffic to your blog because it can determine whether you can make money out of it.
Now, I know there are many serious bloggers out there who blog as a form of hobby and for the sake of passion. Some of them find that making money out of blogging conflict with their personal philosophy and deem it as sinful. If you belong to this category of bloggers, then you should stop reading. This is because in the next few blog entries, I am going to share the techniques on how to develop a high traffic blog. I am also going to reveal the various ways to monetize your blog and