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6 Easy Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog from Twitter

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Twitter is undoubtedly the #1 social media site to engage with others. When it’s done right, twitter can bring quality traffic to your blogs. How to drive twitter traffic to your own sites using simple tips then?

Here are the top 6 ways to bring twitter traffic to your sites. Do implement them right after reading the blog posts and share your ideas in the comments section.

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1. Use twitter sharing buttons:

No matter how great your content is: it has to be shared on social media sites like Facebook and twitter to get more online visibility. Especially twitter plays a vital role in bringing social media traffic to your sites. All you need is to place the twitter sharing buttons inside blog posts.

You can place them;

  • Right under the headlines,
  • End of the blog posts,
  • At left side of the blog post etc

You’ll get more shares on twitter when you place the twitter button at the left side of the blog posts. Why? Because the sharing buttons will be scrolled downed along with the blog posts – thus your readers can’t ignore them. If your content is too good, they’ll certainly share it on their networks, thus bringing more readers to your site.

So how can you do this?

Use either digg digg or share bar WP plugin to make this happen. They’re simple and elegant and most of the bloggers use these plugins on their blogs.

2. Integrate twitter box at the end of the post:

How you tried this before? Here’s a small screenshot of twitter box at the end of the post.

Your readers will get motivated when you use these kind of twitter boxes at the end of your blog posts? Why? Because you’ve made it easy for them to share your contents on twitter. They’ll tweet and share content with their friends and followers if you add value to your content.

Here’s the best plugin to embed twitter box at the end of the blog posts.

3. Tweet the best links in your niche:

Most people don’t get much CTR’s (Click Through Rates) on their twitter links – though they’ve good no. of twitter followers. Do you know why? They always SELF PROMOTE their contents. So why would anyone give importance on clicking though your twitter links if you’re using your twitter profile just to spam with your own links?

You must be sharing and tweeting other people links too, this way you can gain more credibility and high CTR on your twitter profile.

Always tweet the BEST stuff on your niche. And keep your followers updates with the latest stuff on regular basis.

4. Follow the professionals in your niche – retweet them often:

Undoubtedly there will be so many professionals, legends and gurus in your niche. Follow them. Tweet their links with your readers. And be in regular touch with them. Ask them the questions which are relevant to your niche – take their advice. This way you’re not only building healthy relationships with the professional bloggers in your niche, but also sharing the best stuff with your followers.

This makes your twitter profile more branded and can bring your more twitter traffic to your blog posts.

5. Always write attention grabbing headlines to get more clicks:

There are thousands of links will be tweeted on twitter (if not more than that!). Then how can anyone get a chance to click on your twitter links if they consist generic headlines (which not at all attention grabbing)??

So.. always make sure you’ve great headlines for your blog posts.

According to Brian Clark, 80% of the readers will decide whether or not to click on your blog posts (links) just by looking at your headlines.

Headlines are SO vital. They can bring you traffic or can show EXIT to your readers!

So.. spend quality time on writing killer headlines which send get more CLICKS on your links.

How can you create great headlines then?

Here are few simple tactics to use to create captivating headlines all the time.

Use numbers: “7 Ways to Drive More Traffic from Twitter” can send get more clicks than using a headline like “Ways to Get Twitter Traffic”

Start with How to: How to headlines also have the tendency to get more clicks. For example, when you’ve a title with “How to Create Great Headlines All the Time?” – you’ll surely get more clicks on it. Because it’s compelling and attention grabbing.

6. Tweet your old blog posts using this plugin:

Do you know how to bring twitter traffic to your old blog posts?

It’s so simple. You need to tweet your old blog posts regularly. But what if you’ve so many no. of blog posts in your archive?

It’s not possible to find and tweet them, right?

Here’s a great plugin to bring twitter traffic to your blog which help you tweet the old blog posts.

Over to you:

I’ve shared the tips to drive twitter traffic which worked for me. Share at least ONE TIP in the comment section to drive twitter traffic. I’ll be glad to connect with you!

Article by Rahul Kuntala

Rahul has written 29 articles.

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  • George from seekdefo

    Its a fantastic post. Frankly i didn’t know anything what you’ve said before.

    Reply
    • Rahul Kuntala

      Hi George,

      Glad you find it useful, keep visiting the blog for more goodies :)

      Reply
  • Aditi

    Hey Rahul,
    Twitter is definitely one of the best social networking sites which has gained a lot of importance among people and specially the tweeting option. I like the tips that you have highlighted. Giving an appropriate title would definitely help to get more clicks. This is true!! Thanks for the share!!

    Reply
    • Rahul Kuntala

      Hi Aditi,

      Yes, you need to write attention grabbing titles on twitter feed to make someone click on your links. Because you’ll be competing with thousands of twitter links everyday!

      Reply
  • Fabrizio

    Great post Rahul, and some wonderful tips too bro. You know I’ve been looking for ways how to add twitter box at the end of my posts so thanks so much for the link, glad you added it to your tip number 2.

    I’d like to add another awesome tip to your list – Experiment to see which is the best time to schedule your tweets for maximum effect, there are some great tools out there such as Tweriod and TweetWhen to help you achieve just that.

    Reply
    • Rahul Kuntala

      Hi Fabrizio,

      Yea, I’m working on finding the best time to post on twitter. Here’s what I came up with after a bit research. The best time to make your blog posts go viral on twitter is between 1 – 3 PM (EST)

      Hope you’ll find the info useful :)

      Reply
  • Mahaveer

    Nice tips. I do not get much traffic from twitter (actually I get negligible). Let me try the things you mentioned here.

    Hope it will improve my traffic.

    Thanks Rahul :)

    Reply
    • Rahul Kuntala

      Hey Mahaveer,

      Traffic from twitter actually takes time. Just follow those tips, soon you’ll notice a growth in your traffic from twitter

      Reply
  • Mahesh Verma

    it is Awesome information thanks for sharing this post @Mr. Rahul

    Reply
  • John Burnside

    I think the best tip on here has to be retweet useful information in your niche. No matter how good you are you are never going to be able to cover everything but you can if you mention other peoples work to.

    Reply
    • Rahul Kuntala

      Yea, retweeting the best tweets can bring more people to read your stuff.

      But the thing here is to consider the right times to tweet those retweets.

      Reply
  • Yudhi

    Very nice, i like this post very much, i’ll try it this afternoon. Many thanks..

    Reply
  • Dean Saliba

    I really like the idea of the Twitter box thing at the bottom of each post, I might give this a try on some of my smaller blogs for a month and see how it goes. :)

    Reply
    • Rahul Kuntala

      Hey Dean,

      Do implement the tip, I’m sure you’ll get more retweets on your blog posts, let me know the results

      Reply
  • Anubhav Gupta

    Amazing tips you shared @rahul. your each and every methods really workable.

    But, i like your #4 and #5 point. You can add one more tip i.e. use of creative images grab more attraction among tweet crowd.

    Thanks for post.
    Anubhav

    Reply

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