Can You Really Drive Traffic With Clickbait Articles?

Hubspot

This title suggests that they've found evidence of a parallel universe, and that by clicking on the article, you'll find an explanation of their findings. In reality though, when reaching the end of the article, most readers probably feel just as let down as I did.

Our Favorite Articles & Blog Posts of 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Much like our Secret Santa gift exchange, this list of our favorite articles and blog posts from past year has become an annual end-of-year tradition. In a reflection of our growth as digital marketers and as a team, I’m happy to report that this year’s list features more contributors and articles than any previous year! I found this to be a very useful article as it makes you think outside the box. Direct Traffic is Dark Traffic, and That’s OK.

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Tools that help monitor and measure social traffic

Biznology

These types of tools can give you the big picture of where your traffic is coming from, who they are, and what they are doing. Today we will explore different tools that help monitor traffic and the effectiveness of your social media campaigns.

Website Traffic vs. Conversion: What is More Important?

Aberdeen

Finding out which one is more important – website traffic or conversion – is a long debate that every business owner considers. Why Website Traffic is Important. Website traffic has a huge impact on your business. Where Does Traffic and Conversion Intersect?

How to Drive 10x Website Traffic Using Buzzsumo

BuzzSumo

Do you want to drive more traffic to your website? In this article and accompanying video, you’ll learn the step-by-step approach we’ve implemented to consistently generate up to 10x our average daily website traffic. How Will This Website Traffic Strategy Benefit You?

Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity

But though the practice of influencer marketing —driving content by leveraging influencers—has been around for awhile, you may not have fully capitalized on this powerfully effective way to increase your website’s social media traffic, links, and search visibility.

How to Dramatically Improve Organic Search Traffic

Webbiquity

If you want to dramatically improve your organic search traffic , you have to make your website better. If you are determined to get more organic traffic and make your website deserve to rank on the first page in Google, follow the below tips. Guest post by Felix Tarcomnicu.

Top ten external traffic referral sources of October 2018

Parse.ly

Where were readers discovering articles and what were some of the top stories of the month? Here’s your quick traffic recap based on network data for October 2018. October 2018: Top ten external traffic referral sources. Top ten external referrers across all traffic to Parse.ly’s

The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

And now I’m seeing almost as much traffic and engagement there than I receive on my blog. So In the spirit of learning from the best, here are the 15 best LinkedIn Pulse articles on Marketing. The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing.

The Best Twitter Traffic Hacks to Grow Your Business

Single Grain

On a recent episode of our Marketing School podcast , Neil Patel and I each shared our best Twitter hacks for building connections, growing engagement and bringing in traffic and leads. Is this strategy going to get you a ton of traffic? Will it get you more qualified traffic?

How to Boost Conversions with Your Article’s Featured Image

Single Grain

First and foremost, you need to start paying more attention to your article's featured image because that's what shows up in many places, strongly impacting your content visibility. When it comes to schema and content-based pages (blog posts, news articles, tutorials, etc.),

Our Favorite Third Party Articles & Blog Posts from 2018

KoMarketing Associates

It is a smart article and it’s certainly worth a read. Being that social media is an ever-evolving space, keeping up on trends in both paid and organic is made easy by articles such as this published in Forbes. This article breaks down the top 5 trends for digital advertising on social media in 2018, with a focus on Facebook and chatbots specifically. This is my favorite article of the year.It It’s pretty unbelievable that 2018 is drawing to a close.

Boost Traffic With Evergreen Content

Brightedge

Creating content that consistently drives traffic to your site can be difficult and everyday blogging likely won’t be the way to do it. Evergreen content is targeted content written on a topic that is always going to remain relevant and is always driving traffic.

Discover.google.com gone as a referring URL in latest referral traffic trends

Parse.ly

Traffic trends in December 2018: Farewell discover.google.com, we hardly knew thee. We’ll say this for traffic trends at the end of 2018 – they were consistent. But for the past three months, we’ve seen almost no change to the top ten traffic sources to articles.

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5 ways a content audit can drive new traffic and save you time

Biznology

Discover how leveraging your existing content assets will help you boost your rankings and drive new traffic–plus save you time on content creation. 5 proven ways your old content can drive new traffic. Save this article as a PDF.

SEO & Branding: How To Increase Branded Traffic

Altitude Branding

How to increase branded traffic. Optimize all local business listings present on Google to ensure that you can drive traffic to your site from Google directories and Maps. A great way to increase branded traffic to your business is by focusing on building an online brand. Shoes.

Top ten external traffic referral sources of November 2018

Parse.ly

Where were readers discovering articles and what were some of the top stories of the month? Here’s your quick traffic recap based on network data for November 2018. billion views across the network in November with 920,000 articles viewed daily. Missed last month’s traffic recap?

What makes a good article recommendation?

Parse.ly

On your typical news or content website, articles are queued up so that readers always have opportunities for a next click. Surface the most searched-for articles on your homepage to anticipate readers’ curiosity. The post What makes a good article recommendation?

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Outsized influence: the size of social media platforms has little to do with their referral traffic

Parse.ly

Let’s compare the size of each platform’s user base in monthly active users (MAUs) with the average monthly referral traffic it sent to Parse.ly’s The opposite of this is unidentifiable social traffic, or dark social. That’s how little traffic actually comes from YouTube.).

35 Brilliant Ways to Easily Repurpose Content and Boost Traffic

Optinmonster

Great content can funnel more traffic to your website, strengthen your brand’s reputation, and encourage your site’s visitors to convert. Get more organic search engine traffic. While this is technically true, more traffic shouldn’t be the ultimate goal.

Our Favorite Blog Posts & Articles for 2015

KoMarketing Associates

Here is a look back at some of our favorite blog posts and articles from 2015. The article from SEER showcases how a #1 ranking only generated a 5% CTR and while that was still a large amount of traffic, it wasn’t the CTR they assumed.

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13 Best Keyword Research Tools to Boost Your Organic Traffic

Optinmonster

Is a lack of organic traffic costing you sales? In this guide, we’re sharing our picks for the best keyword research tools to help you boost your traffic. If people can’t find your site in search results, you’re missing out on traffic, leads, and sales.

Inbound Marketing Tactics That'll Skyrocket Your Search Traffic

Albacross

When we discuss inbound marketing , there are two methods of getting traffic. In this article, we will discuss organic search traffic. Despite being free, the conversion rate of SEO traffic is excellent. Ahrefs saw a spike in their traffic by 7.57% after removing 31.7%

Predicting sources of traffic to content in 2019

Parse.ly

So get ready for a deep dive into how platforms have changed over the last year looking not only at the sheer amount of traffic that changes, but how quickly it changes. powered sites, email traffic is usually a good chunk of that.

Proven Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic

The Effective Marketer

Penn and his newsletter I read this amazing post by SEOmoz on “ 21 Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic “ It not only validates some of my personal beliefs but also gave me additional tactics to apply to my own blog as well as companies I work with. The tactics discussed in the article are: Target Your Content to an Audience Likely to Share. Your Checklist for Increasing Blog Traffic. Content Marketing productivity Blogging seomoz tactics traffic

Our Favorite Blog Posts & Articles for 2016: 5th Annual Edition

KoMarketing Associates

Last week I highlighted ten of KoMarketing’s most popular posts written this year, based on traffic, links, mentions, and impact in the lead generation process. And there’s nothing worse than slaving away on a blog post you’re SURE will drive tons and tons of traffic and then…*crickets.*. I found Aleh Barysevich’s article extremely beneficial as I began evaluating ways to get my clients’ content to appear in the Answer Box.

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What You Should Do With Old Content That’s Not Getting Traffic

Single Grain

If you’ve been publishing articles or blog posts for several years, there’s a good chance that you have a ton of content that isn’t ranking and doesn’t get any traffic. Content Productivity: How to Repackage Your Old Articles into New Content Assets.

How WeddingWire grew organic search traffic

Parse.ly

Growing our organic search traffic has been a huge part of that.”. to help boost organic traffic and pick content strategies to pursue? With Parse.ly, Gibson is able to track the growth and decline of an article’s search traffic.

Social Media Referral Traffic Tactics

EMagine B2B Blog

The following tactics will help your business determine how to generate leads via referral traffic. The types of content that are most often shared on LinkedIn are industry articles. By Hannah Beacham.

How Your Current Traffic Impacts Your SEO

SmartBug Media

If current traffic is low, you might be wondering if that’s hurting your chances at moving up the ranks. Although the total amount of traffic isn’t going to influence your search rankings, traffic does play a significant role in where your website appears in search results. Taking a glance at this list makes one thing clear: traffic plays a major role in your website’s success. Direct Traffic. Direct traffic is key to your ranking. Referral Traffic.

If Half of Web Traffic Is Fake, Good Content Marketing Is Even More Important

Contently

According to the article, roughly half of traffic and engagement is fraudulent. As if that wasn’t damning enough, Reddit’s ex-CEO Ellen Pao shared the article on Twitter, adding, “It’s all true: Everything is fake.”

Content Productivity: How to Repackage Your Old Articles into New Content Assets

Single Grain

For example, you can turn your how-to article into a visual flowchart or you can read your article as a podcast episode or even a mini-audiobook (especially if you are into writing fiction). Here are five ways to repackage an old article into a new content asset.

Content Syndication: More Than a Traffic Boost

Content Marketing Institute

We needed traffic and we were new, so generating awareness in a crowded personal finance beat was not easy. When I first encountered this strategy, it seemed like it was all about eyeballs and traffic. A version of this article originally appeared in the November issue of CCO magazine.

5 Tools to Help You Convert Your Website Traffic

ClearVoice

In this article, we will review the difference between content marketing and content strategy, what a solid content strategy looks like, and our top five favorite tools for increasing website traffic and boosting conversion rates. 5 tools to help convert website traffic.

How to generate web traffic and sales leads from blog and article writing

Direct Response Coach

Setting up your new blog seemed like a pretty good start. You knew that writing consistent content was going to be a challenge, but you were willing to make a commitment to publishing new posts on a regular basis. You started your blog by writing to your customers, prospects and some friends and family. You [.]. Copywriting Direct Mail Direct Marketing General Lead Generation Web Marketing

Create the Most Shared Articles on Facebook with These 5 Best Facebook Marketing Goals for 2019

BuzzSumo

How can you create the most shared articles on Facebook? Companies that regularly create the most shared articles on Facebook and enjoy the revenues that kind of success can create all have one thing in common: they post regularly. If you can find a way to add some extra value to the article by adding it to your post, even better. Keep in mind, you can use BuzzSumo to find the most shared articles on Facebook specific to your industry.

Thought Leadership: Marketing Engineering Services with Technical Articles

Industrial Marketing Today

Fortunately, there are exceptions and some smart marketers are using technical articles to their advantage in order to establish thought leadership and rise above the competition. There are many ways to build thought leadership such as publishing articles, blog posts — either as a guest or on your own blog, public speaking at prominent industry events and being quoted frequently in trade publications. Some of these technical articles are kinda sorta dated.