Social marketing is one of the best sources of traffic for websites today. For blogging, social marketing traffic is much important than search engine traffic. Some bloggers will complain that social marketing is over-hyped but it’s just because they do not organize their social marketing efforts to create more leads.Social marketing could be your best medium of traffic if you will follow these 3 tips:
1. Generate or Contribute in Communities: Google+ Communities, Facebook Groups and LinkedIn Groups
One of the most efficient methods to gain website traffic is to become an information center for your business. Attach with your mates, commenters, bloggers and thinking chiefs in your field, and makes an effective online community or group.
To become a live member of online community – provide precious advice and information to create relationships. Connect with related groups and check them on daily basis for queries that you’ve answered in one of your previous blog, reply to those queries in a few words, and also provide your previously written post link for more details. Be supportive/authentic and less sales-oriented. Be alert not doing any spamming when share your articles to generate more traffic into your website.
2. Do Posts on Daily Basis
Don’t spam your followers with a lot of daily postings but continuous updates will bring more exposure and traffic in to your website. According to statistics the suggested numbers of regular postings on social networks are:
· 5 posts on Pinterest per day
· 3 posts on Twitter per day
· 2 posts on Facebook per day
· 3 posts on Google+ per day
· 2 posts on Instagram per day.
3. Build Relevant Connections
Join your mates, active users and brand supporters. Building relations with others in your niche – this sounds seems odd? But creating private relationships with other thinking leaders/influencers/bloggers within your niche will always convert in organic inbound links and transfer traffic to your website.
For creating long lasting relationships, one way is reciprocal links – provide before you get. Generate traffic to other websites that offer reliable approaching, and keep energetic in group’s conversation or on social marketing community to launch yourself and your website as an active community member.
These are three actionable tips for generating traffic to your website or blog through social marketing. As some of these tactics won’t quick results, you may be amazed at how fast most of them start to generate results.