- Are you not getting enough pageviews ?
- Do you want your visitors to stay more on your BLOG?
- Do you want to increase pageviews of your BLOG?
I think YES. So, Let’s start:
Every visitor that comes to your site is always in a hurry, most of them doesn’t even have time to visit more than one page on your site. Your bounce rate gets increased, every time a visitor leaves your site with only one page view.
Low page views doesn’t always means your content is poor, but it means your readers are not interested in other content on your blog or you are not giving a proper way to navigate your blog. A less page views per view also indicates poor user experience.
Also, less page views decreases down your ad revenue and doesn’t help in long run. Here I’ sharing some of the working tips which will help you to increase page views of your blog. Just read this post and apply all the tips to your BLOG. I personally think that these tips will surely help to increase pageviews of your BLOG and will make your visitors stay longer on your BLOG.
So, without much more ado,
6 Tips to Increase Page Views of your BLOG.
1. Always link to an OLD “Relevant” Post
First answer this question,
Why Big BLOGS have less bounce rate and more page views?
Because they always link their new post to the old one which is relevant to the new one and their visitors almost always read that posts also and thus, increases pageviews of their BLOGS. This also helps in creating more related content on your blog, and a reader can learn ore about a topic. If you have low page views because of few content which is missing a follow-up article, a good idea would be writing more content related to the topic. We have already talked about the SEO advantage of same in Hittail review.
2. Tweak your BLOG Design
This technique is evergreen as everybody loves BLOGS which have a good design and you can always try to experiment with your BLOG’s design.
Sometimes it’s the smallest things that make a big difference. With a better BLOG design your visitors will tend to stay more on your BLOG and will increase pageviews of your BLOG. Here are few articles, which will help you to get a good design for your blog:
3. Speed UP your BLOG’s Loading?
Do you know, no one would even visit your BLOG if it is taking too much time to load, they will close the tab before even they make a pageview.
Do the things listed below to speed up your BLOG:
- Use MaxCDN
- Use W3 Total Cache Plugin on your WordPress BLOG
- Compress your Images before uploading.
- Specify a cache validator to the resources on your BLOG which are missing it.
Use Google’s Page Speed Insights to analyze your BLOG’s loading time and to make it FAST and ultimately to increase pageviews of your BLOG. Here are few of the best resources from ShoutMeLoud, which will further help you to speed up your Blog:
- 7 quick tips to speed up your Website load time
- How to improve Website loading speed?
- 7 ways to Improve your blog loading time
4. Use Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
This is the best related posts WordPress plugin maybe that’s why Matt Cutts (Head of Web Spam, Google) and Matt Mullenweg (creator of WordPress) recommends this plugin. Though this is just one of the many plugins which WordPress offers to show related posts. You can check out earlier article on WordPress plugins to show related posts with thumbnail.
As the name says,this plugin will display your BLOG’s related posts at the end of each of your posts in the list or thumbnail form whatever you want, the choice is yours. These related posts are relevant to the article that reader is reading, and thus they stays longer on your blog.
5. Show Popular Posts in your Sidebar
Basically, popular posts are the best content of your BLOG. Right?? So, to keep it fresh and evergreen you should show them to your BLOG’s visitors. More over, if you have a niche blog, your popular posts will be the best bet to keep your visitor stick to your blog for longer. You can use internal linking technique which I mentioned in the first point, to further keep readers on your Blog for longer period.
6. Use Resource pages:
In Internet marketing, landing pages are most critical page for a business. Similarly, if your target is just to increase page views or capture Email subscriber by showing best of contact, you can take advantage of resource pages. You can create resource pages for the topic you cover on your blog and this will help you to further improve pageviews on your blog. You can see an example on following resource pages from ShoutMeLoud: WordPress Guide and Adsense guide.
These are just few of the techniques which you can implement from today and improve page views on your blog. There are many other quick tips which will help you further: Make Outbound link open in a new tab is also a good practice to make your visitor stay longer on your page.
And the chances of a visitors ending up reading your BLOG’s popular posts are very much high than the posts you will add below the content with the plugin I recommended above.
That’s enough from me, Now it’s your turn to share some important tips that you are using now to increase pageviews of your BLOG.