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How to Get Traffic without Blogging

From the Editor's Desk
Jan 22nd, 2015
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    1Create a video, infographic, or slideshow. 2Request reviews, getting others to write about you! 3It just needs to be compelling and useful.
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Search Engine Optimization

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Everyone has told you that having engaging content is key to driving traffic to your website, but you lack confidence as a writer, and in any case you are simply too busy to blog. Hiring a copywriter to provide SEO-friendly content just isn’t financially practical at this stage either. If this sounds like you, check out this list of 4 budget-friendly alternatives to blogging.

Jayson De Mers, Founder and CEO of AudienceBloom, put together this list of options that require minimal to no writing ability in his article on Entrepreneur.com.

1. Infographics

Well-designed infographics drive traffic to your website.  He suggests you consider online services such as Piktochart for low-cost templates. According to De Mers, “a well-produced infographic can have a higher probability of going viral than text-based content.”

2. Video

Producing YouTube videos is an inexpensive and easy way to promote your business “across social media channels.” Anyone with an iPhone can shoot a video that is easy to upload onto YouTube.

3. Slideshows

Creating an engaging slideshow rich in images has become a popular method of enhancing SEO.

4. Reviews

Getting your customers to write content for you may be easier than you think. Many customers are more than happy to provide you with feedback and product reviews on your website. Increasing this kind of content is an effective addition your SEO strategy.

To view the original article in its entirety, please visit Entrepreneur.com.

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