Get More Visitors on Your Blog Quick and Easy

Recently I ran across a unique marketing strategy that is specific for blogs. It is really terrific as it enables blogs to get more attention, more traffic, and more links. Here are some of the ways in which any blogger can get people coming to their site more and more.

Remember that each blog is a web-site, although not each web-site is a blog. My top techniques of getting traffic to a web-site are still my top techniques of getting traffic to a blog. But blogs are a special sort of web-site. There are extra techniques of getting new visitors to your blog that are extremely impressive. The 1st one I played with was linking to others. Those among us old-timers on the ‘net remember when the whole ‘net was a tiny, close community when it was OK to send an e-mail telling others in your subject area that you simply set up a site and would like a link on their site. That isn’t what I am recommending with the blog community. The times of sending even a private e-mail to somebody you have not met are virtually over.

Nonetheless it still is OK and still rather anticipated that you introduce yourself when you come into a community. It’s also a great idea to let your new community know you are a genial guy and are prepared to help out in the neighborhood. First, you must find your neighbours.

Start by looking for ______ blog on Google, Yahoo or your favourite search site. Fill in the blank with the subject of your blog. Have a quick look at the blogs you see. Do you like them? Good, these are front-runners in your new community. Link to them in your blog roll.

Do you not like them? No problem. Don’t link to them then. It is not needed that you like everyone in your new community, but you really would like to be part of the community you now live in Now as you read those blogs daily, notice their blog rolls ( links they should other blogs in your community ). Go visit them. Here’s where the Alexa toolbar comes in. You’ll find some new leaders ( those with blogs showing less than 100,000 on your Alexa toolbar ). Check out their blog and if you’re keen on it add it to your own blog roll. It is a new community. I’d never lived in an agricultural area before, so it was vital for me to go through this precise same exercise as I became part of my new community up here in the mountains. Sure, it did not involve Alexa or linking to others but the tenet is the same. When you enter a community and wish to be part of that community, get out there and start to know folks.

This is a technique to do that in the blogging community. I currently have 100 or so links from those in the blogging community after just a few months. From those links, I have over six hundred daily visits and over one hundred unswerving readers who come to read my blog every. Did I ask for any of those links? Nope. Have I got a hundred outward bound links? Nope. A large amount of those links came in without me linking to them. As I am getting the likelihood, I’m going and check out their blog and if I like it I give them a link. If I hate that blog for who knows what reason, I do not include it in my blog roll.

It is not always a tit for tat link exchange. A small number of you might be confused at that point about how my outwards bound links became inward bound links without any other action. You could be baffled about why I called this work Getting Blog Visitors when I have only talked about the best way to send my visitors to others by linking to them. OK, let me go into why this uniquely works great on blogs, though not on other web-sites. First, of all I use WordPress. It’s the fastest-growing blogging software out there. When I sign on to my control panel to scribble a blog post, I’m given a page that shows numerous blog statistics. One of the most outstanding parts of those statistics is the amount of incoming links AND a catalogue of people who lately linked to me.

When you see a blog called Mattress Cleaners just linked to you are you able to ignore that? I can not. I am straight away distracted and what does one do? I click it. I am going and check out that Mattress Cleaner blog. If they used to be a quality blog that was really important to the blog community of my very own blog ( and they are not ) they might get a link in my blog roll so I could check them out occasionally. When you link to a site and send them traffic, that turns up in their referrer logs. Nevertheless lots of web masters do not look at their logs or figures. People who do may use stat software that doesn’t even show referrers.

They may only focus on traffic and not where it comes from. Nevertheless most blog owners DO see when anyone links to them. It is right in their face when they login to make a new post. All you have to do to let somebody know that you have moved into their blog community is to link to them. BTW, it not only introduces you it allows them to know you are friendly and you like their part of the blog community you simply entered. Do not be surprised when they link back or maybe write a post about your blog. It is that straightforward.

Building up a large blog with tons of fresh traffic and a loyal return visitor base takes time, effort, and often times a few setbacks. But coming from someone who has seen the awesome results that can come from it, I highly recommend that you give your online business a serious push forward and keep it going until you get the results you want.

101 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

Traffic is very important to the success of every webmaster and blogger. It doesn’t matter how great your content is, it still needs to be read and it is traffic that makes this possible. This post will be listing 101 ways by which you can traffic to your blog.

By driving traffic doesn’t mean just getting more visitors. Before you start with your drive traffic campaign, make sure you set your goals. For example, if you are building traffic for your consumer website, you need to take care of demographics. Getting those visitors, who doesn’t have purchasing power is waste of time and resource. Similarly, on blogs, if you are not getting targeted traffic from search engines or from referral sites, your conversion rate and CTR will be too low.

So let’s start with my big list of traffic driving formula for your blog.

1. Write quality Posts:

This is the first tip which anyone would give to you. A Quality blog comes with quality content. Write well researched and detailed information.

2. Comment on other blogs:

Needless to say, commenting helps in many ways. Free Backlinks and also for personal branding. Follow one thumb rule: Comment only when you have some value to add, else if you like the post and want to show your appreciation, instead of just saying “nice post”, like or share that post.

3. Guest post on other blogs.:

With article directory value decreasing, it’s always a good idea to start guest posting. With a clever guest post campaign, you can build HQ backlinks and also increase your credibility. For a good Moz rank, it’s important to get high backlink and also to your internal pages and now homepage alone.

4. Optimize your blog for search engines.:

Alright, I know SEO scares you but believe me it’s not a rocket science. It’s like some good practice that everyone should follow. Learn about onpage SEO and also about how to give proper SEO structure to your blog. My suggestion, spend 2 hours a day for learning SEO and by the end of month, you can take care of most of basic SEO issues.

5. Participate in forums related to your niche and include a link to your blog in your signature.

6. Make use of trackbacks- A trackback on copyblogger sent me over 20 unique visitors.

7. Write List posts.:

Now, when I say write list posts, it doesn’t mean go ahead and work like “Top 10″ “Top 101″, make sure your list is up to the mark and actually contains “Top” “Best of” instead of random websites or apps in your list.

8. Write top 10 posts.:

9. Write 101 list posts like this.

10. Write about how to drive traffic to blog:

Everyone needs traffic and share your strategy which works for you. People like other bloggers who share the secret instead of keeping it to them.

11. Build your mailing list:

Email marketing has existed from long and it will be there for long. People don’t like to miss Emails, and by creating a targeted mailing list, you are actually making a fortune for yourself.

12. Write for tutorial sites – Like, many of these sites can send you thousands of visitors per article.

13. Work on getting covered by the media – this alone can help you gain a lot of traffic.

14. Write Link-bait posts.

15. Submit your blog to Technorati, I was checking my stats recently and I saw they are sending me a decent number of traffic (don’t underestimate their traffic).

16. Join blogging communities (like MMO Social Network and BlogEngage)

17. Join secret bloggers club where they do retweet and promote each others post – this alone can send you a decent number of traffic.

18. Blog Pinging:

Always ping your blog after writing your blog posts using a site like pingomatic (Ping O Matic) – this allows some sites to cover and and can lead to an inflow of blog traffic.

19. Submit your blog to blog carnivals – A good place to start is

20. Start a Contest –

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Start a giveaway or blog contest and get more real targeted subscribers. You will be amazed with the response which you usually get for contest. You can always start with 1-2 free domain giveaway.

21. Create cool videos related to your niche and mass distribute it to video sites by using a service like

22. Use your blog URL as signature in your email. (Use Wisestamp addon)

23. Submit your blog to feed directories – they can distribute your blog posts to so many sites thereby leading to increase traffic to blog.

24. Write a press release about your blog and submit it to free press release websites.

25. Advertise your blog using Google Adwords.

26. Advertise your blog using Facebook Ads.

27. Advertise your blog on your local television station.

28. Advertise your blog on your local radio station.

29. Advertise your blog on your local newspaper.

30. Advertise your blog on online yellow pages.

31. Create a professional Twitter account, get some followers and start tweeting your blog posts (make sure to use #hashtags).

32. Add social sharing buttons to your blog (at the end of all posts, preferably) – you will get more traffic when people share your posts.

33. Submit your blog to blog directories – they also send some good traffic (especially if you are a new blogger).

34. Submit your blog to website directories – every little traffic adds.

35. Submit articles to article directories.

36. Start a controversial topic – Be very careful with this though, so that you won’t regret your action.

37. Make sure you are listed in DMOZ – this is a Google-respected directory and getting listed can improve your rankings in Google and other search engines overnight, thereby leading to more traffic.

38. Sue Google or any big company – the media will cover this and boom you are already getting lots of traffic.

39. Always submit your posts to StumbleUpon (make sure you submit many other site’s posts to so that they don’t ban you for spamming).

40. Always use tags in your posts.

41. Answer questions on yahoo answers and use your blog as the source.

42. Write a post featuring the top influencers in your niche e.g. top ten internet marketing blogs, they might retweet the post and you will get some traffic.

43. Contact many bloggers and ask them the same questions, compile all their answers into a post – They will most likely retweet it.

44. Interview the top bloggers in your niche – they will retweet it and they might even end up linking to it on their blog.

45. Be the first to cover top news – big blogs like TechCrunch will cover it later and link to you as the source.

46. Get listed in Google news.

47. Write a post containing pictures only – A great example is, the top 10 most ugly buildings on earth. (Social bookmarking traffic)

48. Make video posts. Video Blogging is great way to go viral.

49. Write posts in relation to celebrities e.g. What Michael Jackson’s death taught me about blogging.

50. Write great, super-duper, killer headlines – headlines matters a lot nowadays.

51. Do something that has never been done (sounds difficult? It won’t go unrewarded).

52. Submit your blog posts to niche social news sites like Sphinn and Bizsugar.

53. Look for a top or medium blogger in your niche and disagree or agree strongly with one of their posts – they will want to prove themselves in another post and they will end up linking to you, and this means more traffic.

54. Advertise your blog on Craigslist.

55. Try and review products related to your niche on Amazon, you can link to your blog in your review.

56. Review big websites related to your niche on Alexa and try to link back to your site in the review.

57. Submit your posts to Digg – try to look at which type of post goes popular there, submitting its type will help you get similar results.

58. Contact a few of your blogging friends (maybe 10) and ask them to help you share and vote your blog post on social bookmarking sites.

59. Interview many Top people in your niche at a time.

60. Do a face-off comparing some top bloggers in your niche.

61. Take a look at a celebrity that has a lot of fans and write a post on why the fellow is not supposed to have any fans.

62. Make sure your readers subscribe to your feed, this will bring about more repeat visitors (which is worth more than one-time visits).

63. Try to be a social media power user.

64. Make influencers and power users your friend.

65. Make it easier to translate the content on your blog – this helps you gain more international visitors.

66. Proofread your blog posts regularly – many people won’t link to unprofessional articles.

67. Start a very creative product/company/website – a lot of big blogs (like TechCrunch) would like to write about you.

68. Make the news at all costs – people will search for your name in Google and then land on your website.

69. Sponsor charities and give them a link to your blog, they will be very happy to link to you thereby leading to more traffic.

70. Build a very useful tool e.g. a great SEO tool – this will lead to more link to your website and more traffic too.

71. Join a blog webring.

72. Add a forum to your blog.

73. Try to have guest posters on your blog – Some of my high traffic posts are from guest authors.

74. Advertise your blog on billboards and flyers offline – offline marketing can also help.

75. Make a custom T-shirt with your name on it, distribute some to other people freely and also make sure you wear yours regularly.

76. Write great posts that start with [Pls Don’t Read] – people are so curious and will want to read, thereby sharing your great post.

77. Try to do free blogging seminars in your local area, collaborate with top people over there and let them help you gather people together – use the free seminar as an opportunity to advertise your blog.

78. Sponsor blog contests in your niche – this is a cool way to get backlinks and blog traffic.

79. Be a friend of all top bloggers in your niche – they can mention you once in a while thereby leading to more traffic to you.

80. Write an “Ultimate Guide” to something – this often goes viral thereby leading to more retweets, shares and traffic.

81. Create a survey about a popular subject and publish the result out for the public to see – this will lead to backlinks and traffic.

82. Write a blog post listing the top power users on a particular social bookmarking site – this will lead to more backlinks and traffic.

83. Create a post that ranks people/things/place – e.g. “The top 10 cities in the world” (try to make this go in line with your niche).

84. Regularly create infographics.

85. Release a free ebook and link to your website in it, it can go viral and lead to more traffic for you – I am not talking of eBook to build your list, I am talking of something absolutely free.

86. Create free CSS templates and submit them to CSS directories while linking back to your blog.

87. Have a custom design for your blog under a great framework and tell the developers to showcase your blog in their gallery.

88. Launch a traffic contest – tell several people to do their best to send traffic to your blog in a month. Make sure you give the top referrer a price (the price must be attractive if you want the best).

89. Create several great podcasts and submit it to iTunes (with a link back to your blog, of course).

90. Try to make it to the delicious frontpage.

91. Have a Facebook fan page for your blog – I didn’t know how much traffic I was losing by not having one until recently.

92. Always do a weekly link love post in which you link to 10 or more bloggers, if you do this consistently you will begin to get more people link to you also thereby leading to more traffic.

93. Always do Keyword Research before you write your posts – many people are missing a lot of search engine traffic because of this.

94. Create a mobile version of your blog – catering for different types of audience means more traffic for you, some people only browse from their mobile phones.

95. Create an iPhone app for your website – iPhone is very popular and you can leverage its power to your benefit.

96. Create a keyword-rich Squidoo lens for your blog.

97. Create a keyword-rich HubPages hub for your blog.

98. Participate in website groups like Google groups etc.

99. Advertise your website using the StumbleUpon ads – the more people like your ad, the more free traffic you can get.

100. Put your blog address on your business card – many people overlook small things like this, yet it works.

101. Write great April fool jokes on the first of every April e.g. Google has been bought by Microsoft (people love to hear things like this).

Importance of the Commercial Loan Review in the Loan Restructuring Deals Encouraged by Regulators

A commercial loan review means two different things for the borrower and the lender when they are striving to reach a debt restructuring deal. This kind of deal is encouraged by banking regulators, such as the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), because they know that this compromise could result into a win-win situation for both parties.

The financial regulators know that many distressed commercial borrowers have only temporarily lost their capability to make the monthly payments and do not desire to cheat the banks. They also know that giving the businesses a chance to recover would later be beneficial to the banks and to the economy as well. Naturally, the regulators also caution the banks to be careful in the negotiations. There is no sense in giving a chance to a company or enterprise that is already doomed to failure. In this case, there is nothing that the bank could do to avoid foreclosing the property.

In essence, what the regulators want the lenders to do is to be more creative when trying to find a way out for businesses that have not lost their creditworthiness. Here is the importance of the commercial loan review for the bank. This is the process of evaluating the capability of the business or company to repay the loan based on the adjusted mortgage payments. Basically, the factors to be considered by the bank include the payment record, the cash flow of the company or business, the possibility of guarantors for the borrower, and conditions of the market. In other words, the commercial loan review that is conducted by the bank will be the basis whether to approve the loan modification or not.

On the other hand, for the borrower, the commercial loan review is performed by a loss mitigation consultant or professional. The focus of this process is the original agreement because experts have found out that 80 percent of the commercial loans that were released during the boom years had flaws. These are violations of certain federal or state laws that are designed to protect borrowers’ rights. Therefore, these violations have correspondingly stiff penalties, such as requiring the bank to refund all interests that it has collected since the beginning of the loan. What is worse for the bank is that it would not be able to enforce the various provisions contained in the contract, and this includes foreclosure. Therefore, this is a powerful advantage for the borrower if such violations are indeed discovered.

The discovery of these violations will also help the borrower with a property already undergoing the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure process will be halted until a court decision has been made regarding these allegations. The borrower can also stop making the payments to the lender while the case is being heard, although the borrower is usually advised to deposit these payments to a separate account, just in case. Therefore, the commercial loan review is a powerful weapon for the borrower in negotiating with the lender.

Commercial Loan Financing – Funding Business Growth

Actually, traditional financing may not be the only way of getting money or borrowing money that your need in order to move forward with your projects or business. You can look for commercial financing loan from a lender who specializes in funding your projects.

Commercial financing loan are designed only for business purposes and they understand the business that you do where in they regularly work with business like yours.

The commercial financing loan is available for wide variety of projects and can be approved far more quickly than traditional bank loans. So in finding a commercial financing loan, be sure that you are working with a great lender that is willing and able to work with you to smooth out the process of growing your business knowing that there are other business professionals which are not sure where to look for in order to find the right commercial financing loan that they need.

To be sure, try to ask from your friends or relatives if they know of a reputable commercial loan financing where you can be at ease and help you with your problem in financing loan for your business. Take note that commercial loan financing is also known as commercial mortgage financing.

Before anything else or looking for the commercial loan financing, you need to organize, plan and complete the detailed business plan to get commercial financing loan since the lenders want to know extremely the details of your proposed business ventures before they could help you. You need to show them your targets and describe to them in details how you will run or operate your business. Show the lender how many people you need to work with you on your business, monthly expenses, and estimated profit and how you intend your business to generate cash flow.

You need to have a complete economic and cash flow assessment in order to gain the commercial loan financing and show them how your business future will be good in the area where you wish your business to start. If the lender find your business effective through your cash flow assessment that means you know how to manage the money then for sure they can help you with your business.

Don’t go to one commercial loan financing but instead go out and shop for it and compare their interest rates, term and conditions so that you can get the best commercial loan financing that suit best to your needs. What is important in commercial loan financing is that they are trustworthy, reliable lender who knows you, your goals and your needs. You need to have a solid relationship with the lenders so that you feel as t ease and can ask a lower interest rate as possible.

Always be aware but most of the commercial loan financing always look for your credit score or records and you need to clear that first before applying for a commercial loan financing.