How to Promote Blog Posts: 17 Easy-Peasy Ways that Cost Nothing

Nice blog post you got there.

Want to know how to promote it?

Then you’ve come to the right place.

This post is a collection of 17 actionable tips on how to promote your blog for free.

No premium tools, no paid subscriptions, no-nonsense — only clear-cut steps on what to do after publishing an article.

Let’s roll.

1. Share it on Facebook for Easy Traffic

Sharing your post on Facebook for quick exposure is something you can do right now.

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For the description, just try to keep it short and talk about the benefits of reading your post.

Statistics show that the best time to post on Facebook is between 11 AM and 1 PM on Wednesdays. Keep this in mind if you want your posts to make the most impact.

How about your Facebook page?

Since you want to establish your brand on Facebook, you should also share your post on your blog’s official page.

Wait — don’t tell me you haven’t configured legit-looking profiles and pages on social networks yet?

Then you’re wasting time.

Luckily for you, creating a more professional Facebook page for your blog only takes minutes.

Facebook’s assisted page creation process should be a breeze to go through. You simply need to fill up the required fields, upload a profile picture, and set a cover photo.

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Here are a few reminders when building your blog’s official Facebook page:

  • Enter your contact information to encourage prospective leads and influencers to connect with you.
  • Use a unique username to make your page easier to find.
  • Create a “Learn More” button to send users to your website.
  • Tell the story of your brand using the tips found here.

2. Tweet it Out to Stir Social Buzz

When talking about places to promote your blogs, Twitter is always a part of the conversation.

For blog promotion, the steps are similar to posting your content on Facebook.

The catch is, you have to squeeze everything into a 280-character post.

That’s really not a lot — I know. Still, it should be enough for a crisp and clear introduction to your post.

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There are also certain posting times that could maximize the visibility of your tweets.

On weekdays, try posting at 9 in the morning on Wednesdays and Fridays. Avoid posting between 10 PM and 4 AM since fewer people check their Twitter feeds for news late at night.

3. Pin it on Pinterest to Convey Your Message Visually

If you’re blogging about recipes, DIY stuff, or anything that can be conveyed better with visual content, you need Pinterest.

A glance at the platform will tell you how other bloggers, marketers, and businesses use the site.

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Naturally, you’ll want to use custom visual content if you want to share your content on Pinterest.

No — I’m not suggesting you should shell out cash for a professional graphic designer.

There are plenty of tools like Canva and Piktochart that let you whip up presentable visuals in no time.

Nailing your Pinterest strategy

For your posting schedule, CoSchedule crunched the numbers and determined that around 9 PM is the best time to post. That’s on Fridays and Saturdays when Pinterest users typically sign in to look for informative visual references.

Unfortunately, preparing posts at night is in no way a convenient time, especially right before the weekend.

On the bright side, you can schedule your posts in advance with a tool like Tailwind. It also comes with a handful of useful features, like analytics, bulk uploads, and more.

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4. Publish it on LinkedIn to Reach a Professional Audience

The key to successful social media marketing is knowing the right type of content for each site.

This isn’t just because of the way these websites work. It also has something to do with the content preferences of their user bases.

This brings us to LinkedIn — a website for those who want to build their professional network.

It’s the perfect place to share in-depth, data-driven content.

How to promote a blog on LinkedIn

What makes LinkedIn particularly interesting is that it allows you to publish content right on the site. It will then be consolidated into your profile’s “Articles & activity” section.

For the sake of this post, let’s take a look at the profile of Ryan Biddulph of Blogging From Paradise.

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Of course, you shouldn’t paste your entire post on LinkedIn. To make sure users visit your website, just provide a teaser while including a link to the full article.

Here’s an example from another LinkedIn profile — this time, owned by Neil Patel himself.

How Neil Patel Promotes Content on LinkedIn
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5. Use Instagram to Maximize Visual Content Reach

We’ve already mentioned Pinterest for promoting visual content, but we definitely shouldn’t forget about Instagram.

Other than selfies and photos of food, you can also find infographics, blog banners, and product photos floating around.

You can also repurpose your tweetable quotes into more shareable Instagram posts — just like what HubSpot often does.

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Building rapport with your audience with authentic posts

While the tips above will surely help bring traffic to your blog, there’s one thing you should always remember.

If you want to promote your visual content on Instagram, you should throw in a few authentic posts.

I’m talking about your own photos that give followers a glimpse of who you really are.

To give you an idea, here’s a post about a four-hour marketing class I was invited to.

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6. Participate in Social Media Groups to Connect with Prospects

It’s one thing to use social media as a regular person your followers can relate to.

But to truly be on your target audience’s radar, you need to actually participate in the community as a user.

Joining social media groups that are related to your niche is a step in the right direction.

Let’s say you’re a travel blogger and would like to mingle with like-minded individuals. On LinkedIn, just type “travel” and select ‘Groups’ from the drop-down menu.

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Some social media groups prohibit users from sharing anything that’s self-promotional or salesy.

Don’t worry — it should be relatively easy to find groups that allow the sharing of promotional content.

Regardless, you can still promote your brand by building a killer profile and participating through:

  • Answering questions — In every social media group, there are users who need advice and answers to their questions. If you can help them accomplish their objectives, they may voluntarily check out your profile as well as your site.
  • Run polls — Some social media networks like Facebook let you run polls in groups. Use this to draw attention and receive useful insights from the community.
  • Build your reputation — As you play the role of a contributing member, you should soon be able to gain recognition in any group. Just remain active, be respectful to others, and continue giving value to the group by sharing your knowledge.

7. Reach Potential Leads on Q&A Websites

Social media groups aren’t the only places where you can promote your blog by answering questions.

There are literally Q&A or Question & Answer sites that welcome you to showcase your expertise.

When it comes to Q&A websites, nothing else comes close to Quora — the go-to Q&A platform on the internet today.

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But unlike social media networks, promoting your blog content on Quora requires an elaborate strategy. That’s why I put together this guide on how to get traffic from Quora.

Give that post a thorough read when you have the time. It explains everything from creating an eye-catching bio to performing content research.

8. Comment on Authoritative Blogs for Extra Exposure

Once you’re done with social media and Q&A sites, your next target would be other authoritative sites in your niche.

Leaving a link to your blog post for some traffic?

You sure can, but you need to be careful.

The thing is, most bloggers nowadays don’t allow comments with external links. Not only is it an obvious promotion attempt, spammers also take advantage of blog comments and ruin the user experience.

They don’t even try to hide it.

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I’m not saying every blog out there would decline a comment that contains links. But if you don’t see any approved comment with a link, your best bet is to just comment naturally.

Invest in a potential relationship between you and the authoritative blogger.

Anyway, if your comment adds value to the post, there’s bound to be readers who’d look up your name online.

It’s worth noting, however, that there are blogs that let you provide links to a specific page. They just don’t want any links to be pasted on the actual comment — like me on Master Blogging.

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In which case, readers will be redirected to the URL when they click your name. The only roadblock now is constructing an insightful comment that’s worthy of approval.

For your reference, below are some comments that I personally like to see on my blog.

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Here’s a tip: the integrated commenting system on WordPress pulls in user images from Gravatar. It’s a global avatar service that automatically loads a picture based on the user’s email address.

I recommend setting up your Gravatar account for free on their homepage.

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9. Share Your Content on Message Boards

In addition to social media, Q&A sites, and other blogs, you can also boost your content’s reach through message boards.

Unlike blogs, message boards are more likely to accept posts that include links.

You can find them on Google using any relevant keyword along with terms like “forums” or “message boards.”

Suppose you’re in the beauty niche and would like to promote your latest skincare routine.

A search query I’d make would be something like:

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Value first, link second

Although plenty of forums give you the freedom to post at will, you still need to plan your approach.

A rule of thumb is to write responses that can stand on their own. This means users should be able to learn something without being forced to click an external link.

10. Use Viral Content Bee to Leverage the Social Reach of Other Users

As far as blog promotion goes, everything you’ve learned thus far should be enough to get the ball rolling.

But I won’t let you settle for “should be enough.”

What you need are surefire strategies that are guaranteed to generate traffic.

Using Viral Content Bee to spread your content is one such strategy. It’s kind of like an open marketplace in which social shares are the primary commodity.

Put simply, you earn “credits” by sharing the posts of other users on your social media channels. In exchange, you can use these credits to have your own projects shared by other users — win-win.

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11. Start Building an Email List for Long-Term Traffic Value

If you want your blog to grow, you can’t rely on traffic alone.

You should also try to build an email list that can supply your future posts with readers.

Other than getting traffic, an email list is a must-have tool for turning leads into potential customers down the stretch. This will prove to be useful once you finally develop your own products — from online courses to downloadable resources.

To build and manage an email list, bloggers can depend on free email marketing platforms like MailChimp.

It has every tool you need for a comprehensive email marketing campaign. You can easily create signup forms, design landing pages, craft professional newsletters, and more.

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What if I don’t like a basic platform?

If you want to go all-in on email marketing, you might want to try Active Campaign.

Some of its features include email segmentation, automation, and split testing for sustainable results.

12. Write an Expert Roundup and Ask Them to Share

I have a question for you.

What if you saw your name mentioned in an article by a different blogger? What is your first reaction?

My first instinct is to share that post right away.

Especially if the title is something like “top bloggers in something” or “best advice from blog experts.”

If you write your own roundup post, you can also encourage other experts to share your post. They might even tell their own followers to pay your blog a visit.

That is, if they liked your topic and the way you described them.

For your reference, here’s a roundup post from Search Engine Journal.

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Other titles you can use can be similar to the following:

  • Top Blogs to Read for [Your Target Audience]
  • [Your Niche] Tips from Industry Experts
  • Mistakes You Should Avoid According to [Your Niche] Influencers

How do you inform your prospects about your roundup?

Just send them an email and be upfront about it.

13. Look for Brand Mentions and Engage Users Head-On

For bloggers who already get a decent stream of traffic, people online might be talking about you.

That’s a strong indication that they’re interested in your brand and what you have to offer.

You can look for these mentions and respond with a link to your website. To streamline this task, use a social media listening tool like Hootsuite or set up Google Alerts.

These platforms work by alerting you via email whenever your brand is mentioned online.

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Your answers to social media mentions depend, of course, on the context of the post.

For example, if a user is asking a question about you, your job is to step in and introduce yourself. You then cleverly insert a link to any of your blog posts and ask them to check it out.

In some cases, there could be dirty competitors who are spreading false information that could affect your credibility.

Social media listening tools can help you hunt them down so you could set things straight.

Lastly, showing your appreciation to those who share your post is an excellent gesture. This will inspire them to share more of your posts as well as invite others to the fun.

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14. Build Relationships with Social Media Influencers

In blogging, the most challenging aspect is expanding your online reach.

If you want to know how to get blog traffic quick, don’t wait for your own online presence to mature.

Make a move right now and leverage the online reach of other people to accelerate yours.

The game plan is simple: introduce yourself via email and keep following up from there.

As your relationship develops, they’ll eventually wind up in your website and share some of your posts.

That’s already a huge win.

It all begins with a blogger outreach campaign, which I’ve discussed in detail right here. You can also gain exposure for your brand, backlinks for SEO, and maybe some useful insights from your new friend.

15. Use “Ego Bait” to Get Links

Speaking of building relationships with influencers, you can use “ego bait” tactics to really entice them.

For bloggers, an ego boost is something you just can’t pass up.

Besides, you need other people to talk about you in a positive light. That’s how you cultivate a blogging brand that your readers will trust.

A roundup post, which we’ve already covered earlier, is an example of ego bait content. You can also conduct interviews, listicles, and data-driven posts with your prospective influencer as a data source.

Neil Patel as a Target of Ego Bait
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If you don’t plan to write an ego bait post, you can set them as examples in your article instead. This should be easy to do, especially if you often read other blogs for inspiration.

That way, you just have to be honest and describe your example based on your own observation.

I do this often to help get my point across to readers.

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Giving them a nudge

An ego bait strategy isn’t finished until you notify your prospect about your post.

There’s no need to overcomplicate your message. Talk to them, person-to-person, and mention that you’ve featured them in your content.

If they don’t respond to your initial email, don’t give up too soon. Wait a couple of days before sending a follow-up — they might’ve just missed it.

16. Just Ask Readers to Share

This next strategy should be quite self-explanatory.

From the perspective of readers, sharing something on social media is fair as long as they thoroughly enjoyed the content.

Don’t underestimate the willingness of your loyal readers to do small favors.

If you have confidence in your post’s quality, perhaps all you need to do is ask readers to share it.

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17. Save Time by Automating Everything with IFTTT

Finally, promotion tactics can quickly consume hours in a blogger’s busy schedule.

This means less time for meaningful content development tasks, like keyword research and proofreading.

The good news is, you don’t have to execute everything manually.

With an automation platform like IFTTT, these things can be done on autopilot. You just need to activate the right workflow or “applet” that connects to the right services.

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For blog promotion purposes, you can refer to this post about the best IFTTT applets. It will teach you how to automate your promotion efforts on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Buffer, and more.


Well, you did it — you blitzed through this article and learned how to get traffic to your blog in 17 different ways.

Always remember that I’m rooting for you. Go out there, apply the strategies above, and make us all proud!

I’ll be waiting to hear about your results in the comments below.

In the meantime, consider sharing this post and helping other aspiring bloggers reach their goals. Cheers and good luck!

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  1. Abhishek Raj says:

    First Ankit, I really impressed with the title especially “non-nonsense”. 😉 I love to promote my blog on facebook and blog communities. 🙂 And Google+, AH! it take time to open and grab my pc cpu usage. 🙁

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Abhishek,

      Thanks buddy to like my post title.. hope you like it’s content too 😛

      Haha… It takes time.. ? It may be bro, but it’s working fine for me.. 🙂

  2. Nice Post Ankit

    I share most of My articles in Facebook Groups namely Smashing Bloggers ,Blogging Squad , Blogging Communities etc .
    One of the Best social network site Stumbleupon for Building Referral traffic
    I started stumbling my posts from recent days and getting decent Referral traffic from Stumble Upon
    I also submitted my blog to indiblogger and some other Blog directories

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Lalith,

      Facebook groups are fine to get traffic but bro I’m not getting traffic from stumbleUpon.

      It only gives me bounce rate and nothing else.

      How you are getting traffic from stumbleupon. Please share your strategies of using it.

      1. Hi Ankit,
        Nice post indeed. I learnt some new things from here like sharing in google+ communities, linkedin groups, etc.

        Regarding your query on stumbleupon traffic. Just do the similar thing like we do on other social network. Stumble others posts. Join relevant interests, comment on others post, etc. you will definitely get some traffic.

        Traffic is depend on your activity. Hope this will help you.

        Thanks for the nice post.

  3. Hi Ankit,
    How are you? This is one of the useful posts of you. I should say these places (G+, LinkedIn, FB and Blogging communities) are not nonsense places rather they are great place to get targeted traffic.
    Keep doing and sharing good stuffs.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Sriram,

      Yes bro, all these are great places to get referral traffic to our blog and I truly love them.

      Bro, would you like to share your ways to promote your content. I would like to hear from you.

    2. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Sriram,

      Now I’m well bro, thanks a lot for asking.

      Yeah bro surely they all are great places to get traffic from social media sites and blog communities. 🙂

  4. Thanks for the great info. You rightly mentioned LinkedIn is much more professional and sometimes people may have to hear harsh words or even ban from the community if violating their rules. \

    Google+ communities are the best for me to drive traffic to my blog.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Ambarish,

      Your welcome buddy. Yeah truly LinkedIn is for professionals and if used smartly then we can get good results.

      Bro, would you please share the G+ communities name where you promote your blog articles.

      It’ll be helpful for others too. 🙂

  5. Aditya Singh says:

    First of all i am totally impressed by the title of this post. After read the article i found something different. that thing make me laugh and more curious to read this article.

    These are the BEST place in which you can share your POST. Thanks For this WONDERFUL article.

    Hoping you provide some good topic.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Aditya,

      Thanks buddy..I’m happy that my post impressed you.

      Hope to see you more often here and maintain your top-commentor position 🙂

  6. Niraj Bhusal says:

    Nice post Ankit
    Thanks for sharing

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Niraj,

      Thanks buddy for your feedback 🙂

  7. Rana Irfan says:

    first of all Welcome back Ankitther. I prayed for you. this post is great. you say right we should share our post only limited group. my point of view share only one or two post per day. but quality content with great description. People don’t like to junk of post per day. if you share limited post then visitor interest in you post thanks brother for sharing such kind of post with us.
    Please brother it’s my request to share a great top 100 or more social bookmarking site list which give us more traffic and do follow link.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hello Rana Irfan,

      Thanks bro for being here on my blog and I really appreciate your comment.

      Bro, I’ll provide you the list soon. Be in touch with me 🙂

  8. Ambika Choudhary Mahajan says:

    Hi Ankit, Ca you suggest a few active Google plus communities where we could all help each other out?

    1. Samuel Adeniyi says:

      Yes Ankit, we would appreciate if you could help with some google+ communities.

      1. Ankit Singla says:

        Hello Ambika Mam and Samuel,

        buddies, it’s not a big deal to look for G+ communities.

        Simply go to G+ communities page here :
        and look for your niche related communities. Join few of them which have good number of active members. 🙂

        Hope it’ll help you!

  9. HI Ankit
    You have a good choice to share these thing in your blog and you are a successful blogger in Blogging field in my time Keep sharing get comments

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Muhammad,

      Thanks buddy for being here and to appreciate my content.

      I love to hear precious feedback from my readers like you.

      Keep around here buddy 🙂

  10. Sanjay Choubey says:

    I am totally agree with you Ankit, we should not waste our time on in active groups or pages. there are many reputed places where we can promote our posts. Thanks for the info.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Yes Sanjay!

      Surely we can attract lots of targeted traffic to our blog posts from social media sites, blogging communities and groups but as you said it’s tough to find an active group of bloggers.

      But once to get them, it’s worth your time.

  11. bro its a worthy post for me. i also request you to provide the list of directories that you r using to submit your content….

  12. and bro also tell us how you manage the database according to your time table so that we also come to know how to attributes a time for blogging…

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Umesh,
      Bro, I had shared the directories list above. Check out in the post.
      And bro, I’m a full time blogger. I got time to do blogging efficiently.

      Yeah sometimes it being tough to manage time because of client’s work but I manage.

      Thanks for being here 🙂

  13. Nwosu Desmond says:

    My favorite is LinkedIn groups, there i get quality traffic and comments from, apart from the traffic i get from them, i consider them a great source of backlinks. SO i always share my posts in those places when i publish.

    1. Hafeez Khan says:

      Yes Nwose bro LinkedIn is the most popular and quality social sharing place from where we can also get Uk sides traffics. It also gives us quality back-links, a great source for sharing blog posts.

  14. Muhammad saleem says:

    HI Ankit
    I am using these techniques and getting good results. This best to get targeted traffic on your easily and if your content have a worth of information for them then you can get permanent reader from there. Thanks for sharing these ways for us.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Absolutely right, Muhammad!

      Your valuable content can easily convert your visitors into regular readers and these all places are great source to find targeted audience for your blog.

      Thanks for your comment.

  15. varun saini says:

    Another great post Ankit. I usually use Facebook for promoting my posts. It’s a great place to share your posts as most of we people stay on Facebook for most of the times. I will try the other websites also. Thanks a lot for sharing your resources with us mate. 🙂

  16. Dhiraj Das says:

    Hi Ankit,
    Nice article, I agree with you about the point you made about Stumbleupon, when share any post on Stumble you get traffic immediately but they disappear with same speed, I think to get real benefit from stumble you have to spend time with them stumbling others post.

    G+ communities will be one big source for all bloggers, as it is comparatively new there is huge potential of traffic. Triberr is a good source again need to spend time to get maximum benefit, Inbound does not encourage people posting their own post.
    Commenting on places like Mashable does help to get some traffic, but don’t know how targeted they are.

  17. Awesome article bro…

  18. Rizwan Saharan says:

    Hello Ankitther

    Nice Sharing thanks for that
    I’m using mostly Facebook groups for my blog post promoting i also using Google+ and i am getting great results I think Facebook groups are greater opportunity for every blogger to share their blog posts facebook groups giving 60 percent Reff Traffic which is very nice for our blog.
    Well I Always Appreciate your work Ankit Keep it up
    Thanks for nice sharing
    Best of Luck

    1. Hafeez Khan says:

      Yes Rizwan bro its an awesome opportunity for bloggers to share theirs posts on Facebook groups and be interacts with live bloggers. we can easily get tons of referral traffics from Facebook by simply sharing on groups,

  19. Hafeez Khan says:

    I totally agree with Ankit what has he explained….i would say these are the top pro places where we should must share our posts immediately after publishing it. Thanks for giving us this nice information

  20. Adesanmi Adedotun says:

    Hi Ankit,

    This is indeed a great post bro, I do make use of bizsugar consistently and this has really helped my blog in the time being. Thanks for sharing this bro!

  21. Kushendra says:

    I have read it completely and it is very good and easy to implement.Thanks Ankit.

  22. Nice article Ankit, I have been using Facebook and Google Communities but now also know about the LinkedIn groups. Thanks for you valuable post.

  23. Gk Quizzer says:

    Hi Ankit Bro,
    Thanks 4 sharing one more fantastic article , i usually use Facebook group & g+ communities for blog traffic.
    Bt from now onwards i ll use LinkedIn 🙂
    Ankit could u plz tell me how to use stumble upon to get huge traffic ?
    & thanks again for your post.

  24. Susan Velez says:

    Interesting and informative article. i am always looking for more places to share my blog posts.

    At one point I was trying to learn about Stumbleupon. But then I realized that the traffic comes quickly but it does not stay very long.

    I don’t use LinkedIn. I thought that you had to have a certain type of site to share on it? Thanks for this really helped me out.

  25. Hello,

    Well no doubt sharing blog posts in facebook groups is really cool idea and it can get us awesome amount of referral traffic. And i think i should give a try to other mentioned ideas.


  26. Hey There.
    yet another Amazing post from you. Sharing articles on Google + is really benificial. There are high chances that your blog is listing high on search engine rankings. Beside that I have never used Linked In to promote my blog. Well I would give that a Try later.
    Thanks anyways for the amazing update. keep up the good work and keep posting more awesome content.

  27. Hello Ankit.

    I have just started my blog( with help of friends) and this is something which I need now. Promoting your blog is really important if you want to get success.
    Facebook group seems like a great idea. I have established a Page for my blog. What do you think ? What are the best ways to increase like ?

    Thank you 🙂 Have Fun

  28. well said Ankit but i can say you learn from your GURU and for me your the i learn a lot from you, thanks

  29. Abhijit Mahida says:

    Well, Ankit i agree with you.And Facebook groups do bring a lot of Traffic and they also socialize you and make connections with other popular bloggers.I have even mentioned some other tricks and ways to share your content in my new post here

  30. Martha Preston says:

    Facebook groups and Google+ are great places to share plus you meet so many cool people in the process. So its a wonderful way to network.Facebook worked great for me because everyone over the age of twelve has facebook. I am on linkedin but I never thought about joining any of the groups I will have to check that out

  31. Donna McBroom-Theriot says:

    Great article. I’ve been following your blog and picking up a lot of pointers. I am from the US and utilize the info you shared. I share on facebook and in groups, linkedin, google, twitter, triber, etc. Thanks. Donna

  32. Asif Shahzad says:

    Feeling happy after reading this post 😀 really i was not aware before how to use social sites. I shared my link on different social sites but did’t get any traffic what was the reason i have learned after reading this post. Its really a precious post very thanks ankit.

  33. Mahesh Charjan says:

    superb,ankit as usual i post my blog post on various facebook groups,google+ communities.but never received much response from them why don’t you just share your secret of driving traffic from social media.what exceptions should i do to get more from them.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hey Mahesh,

      There is not secret to drive traffic from social media. But I can suggest you one and the best thing which is that you must be active over the social media and try to engage with others. Comment on others’ posts and share them. They will do same for you too.

  34. Monu Kumar says:

    Hi Respected Ankit Sir…..
    First Of All I Would Like To Say To You A Wonderful Thanks For Share This Post With Us. Because this is very common problem of all bloggers. But sir is this good or bad that i am sharing my article on(G+,Facebook Page Only,Reddit,stumbleupon,twitter). Sir If yes then it is good for me if no then please can you tell me the site name only.
    Thank You Sir………

  35. Ankit Gupta says:

    Thanks for your kind information bro,
    I was also thinking that why am I not getting any backlinks from google+ and linkedin, though i was only sharing my all posts on my specified pages where very less visitors come and clicks on my links.
    now i got to know about the real funda to get social media traffic and quality backlinks from these social sites.
    but its a request that I would also like to have a blog post by you to get backlinks for entertainment website, i have a entertaining website but unable to make backlinks though i have not got any related sites where i can share my posts and leave comments

  36. I want to know what is the benefits of sharing your content on blog communities.
    i know it drive traffic to your blog but there is another reason. Do you have.
    Please share your views.

    1. Blogging community are a big source for driving traffic, but that’s not all. There is a lot of benefits of using blogging communities which makes it more useful to join blogging community for every bloggers. Click on my name to visit my blog where i have been mentioned the benefits of using blogging communities.
      I hope that will help you.

  37. Hey Ankit,

    I hope that it would help many newbie bloggers to promote their blog posts in a better way. Thanks for including my promoting strategies here, means a lot. I read the tips given by other bloggers and they are mind blowing, easily excutable too.

    Good to read the comprehensive promoting tips from Atish and Ryan, hats off to them.

    Keep your good work bro, thanks again for the honor 🙂

  38. Thank you for the chance to get our strategies and views out in the open Ankit. As for the content marketing bit, I think whole businesses can be built around content marketing. Earlier I used to underestimate it and kept blogging alone, but now I am slowly coming to terms with it’s power to create huge brands!

  39. Thanks Ankit.
    This is really informative; collating information from experts and put it infront of us in a table is really a good idea… I will surely implement few and thanks for your time on this.

  40. Thanks for writing such detailed post with lots of tips regarding promoting blog content. I came across many worthy tips from Kulwant and Atish bro. I’m going to start working on them straight away. Thanks again!

  41. Shashank Shekhar says:

    Hi Ankit, thanks for posting it out. I was reading the tips from all experts and then I went to their blogs, they are also quite cool. Will definitely follow the suggestions. 🙂


  42. Anchit Shethia says:

    Word of mouth is the best thing to promote your article. Write an article one would like to share 🙂 Mashable lives on the same strategy. I haven’t seen many Mashable articles ranking on Google, still they get million hits.

  43. Ankit, no doubt this is the ultimate list anyone can use to find ways to promote their blog posts.

  44. Suprabhat Mondal says:

    All the experts mentioned everything right especially Sam
    As creating a blog is just a little thing in blogging but main thing we need to do is Blog post promotion. And helps us to drive traffic + Some quality comment which help in getting high rank

    I am using it daily as it provide little cash giveaway

  45. Soumyakanti Ray says:

    Awesome post Ankit. Very informative and nicely explained post. After Google’s changes in the algorithm of SEO, Content Marketing is really important for all bloggers to engage their readers. I think following those tips mentioned by the Experts in your post will work charmly for everyone.

    Sharing contents in Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Guest Commenting and social relationship with authority bloggers are very important to make your content viral within minutes.

  46. Siraj Wahid says:

    Hey Ankit,

    Promoting articles is one of the hardest tasks after crafting content, those who succeed in promoting their content are the kings. You’ve included some nice people in the list.

    I feel proud over Sam’s appearance in this roundup post as he is one my best buddies and a great blogger too.

    -Siraj Wahid

    1. Sam Adeyinka says:

      Indeed it’s so hard to do blog promotion and yet it needs to be done to get us and our works out to our world.

      Awwwwh………thanks for your kind words and of course you’ve got a big heart. I really appreciate. 🙂


  47. This post is a treasure for bloggers like me (the upcoming one’s). Learnt a lot from these top 8 blogger and 9th one ‘YOU’.

  48. Hi Ankit,

    Thanks so much for featuring me with a group of top shelf bloggers. I’m digging each point.

    One note: CWATC is a my old blog, I just started a new one yesterday. The site bloggingfromparadise(dot)com

    Just for your readers to take note of.

    Sam’s quoting of Chris Brogan is perfect. Me and Chris had an email chat yesterday. He’s brilliant because he realizes that building personal, 1 to 1 friendships, through careful attention, is the way to promote posts. So the 80% promoting thing is about dead on.

    I’m focusing heavily on blogger outreach with my new blog. I may publish 2 to 3 posts a week or one, depending on how much I can connect with fellow bloggers, leave comments and build strong bonds after I’ve written for my freelance clients. Yaro Starak also stresses this point heavily, write a bit, publish a bit, but promote by building bonds with authority leaders, persistently.

    Make outreach one of your prime objectives to reap the greatest returns in the long run. Make friends, help, and be genuine, and of course, over deliver whenever you comment or publish a post to make a lasting impact wherever you show up….and to make a bunch of good friends too.

    Thanks Ankit, deeply appreciate this. I’ll be tweeting now.


    1. Sam Adeyinka says:

      Hey uncle Ryan,

      I’m glad to see you here and of course read your tips – those were the coolest have read this week. Thanks!

      And Chris is the big deal, I was thrilled when I read that in one of his articles. Spot on for sure.

      Blogger’s outreach is cool and I have decided to focus more on that, though mine will be in form of Roundup posts, and Experts interviews kind of. What do you think?


  49. Hi Ankit
    Big bravo on doing much hard work and compiling such informative post with variety of views of several awesome bloggers (except me). 🙂
    It shows your dedication to offer variety of solutions to promote a blog post.
    Stress on blog post promotion reflects the changing trends of blogging. Now competition has stiffened fiercely in blogosphere. Hundreds of top quality posts are produced daily. Google can’t put all of them at the top of a search page. So several best posts get position at lower pages.
    So bloggers have alternate support of blog posts promotion with social media and bookmarking sites. They can’t afford to let their posts go unnoticed.
    The way you produced the whole post itself is a proof you have deep insight on the topic of blog promotion.
    Thanks a lot Ankit for having me into this awesome list

  50. Sam Adeyinka says:

    Hey Ankit, it’s finally good to be here again on your famous blog and this time to with being featured on your blog. Thanks for the opportunity! I’m so humbled and honored. 🙂

    Speaking of content marketing, like I said with Chris Brogan’s words, success in blogging or perhaps is a 80/20% rule.

    Gone are the days when the word build and they will come reign……now, you either share your post by yourself behind those beautiful computer of yours and share the hell out of your post and then cross legs to start harvesting the traffics you’ve hard-workingly sown.

    I love those famous words of Helen Keller – that blind, deaf and dumb woman who truthfully uttered, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

    You don’t share your posts after publishing? Then don’t expect traffic!

    Oh you share but not much, like once or twice? Oh boy! You a first class joker!

    How do you then do blog promotion and make your blog go viral?

    Well, that’s what these eight(8) indomitable pros have just shared.

    Go ahead and bookmark this page, print it or something, just make sure you start implementing the rules thought here today and the sky will only be your starting point of success. 🙂

    I sure will see you all at the top!

    Oh, thanks a bunch, Ankit for believing me and giving me a distinctive opportunity to share my little take con “Content Promotion/Marketing”. I really do appreciate it man! 😀


  51. Rohit Singh says:

    Very good article it’s rare to see such indepth articles now a days and you did fantastic job to let us know some of the best kept secrets by big bloggers

  52. Nathaniel Kidd says:

    These are some great suggestions from great authority bloggers. I have been following a couple of these but not I have more to follow. Right now I am commenting on blogs but I see there are so many other options. I think the key is consistency and to master at least one or two of these suggestions before moving on to others. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hi Nathaniel, surely it takes time in getting the desired results and consistency is needed to reach your goal.
      We must look for multiple places to share blog posts and stick to them from where we get great results.

  53. Ankit,
    This would be one of the best lists of strategies to promoting blog posts.
    Simple, Clear and concise.
    Keep up the good work!

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hi Atish,

      Thanks a lot bro for sharing your best strategies with me and my readers. They all are very useful and working methods to promote a blog post.

      Also thanks for mentioning this post in your blog post. Very much appreciated.

  54. Ankit, very interesting to see it takes the 80/20 and that that the 80% is on promotion and not writing blog posts.

    Wow. I was starting to think that but after reading all the advice by these awesome bloggers it appears to be true. I don’t know how Ryan does it all, by writing daily and all that promotion along the way. I couldn’t believe he had over 3,000 posts on one blog alone!

    Thanks for sharing all of these with us and for taking the time to interview them. I know this post wasn’t a quick one to do.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hi Lisa,

      Surely it took a lot of time in compiling this guide but it’s great that finally it’s ready and helping so many bloggers.

      Ryan is a blogging machine and I really want to know what’s his fuel 😛

      Thanks for your comment, Lisa!

      1. Ankit, I’d like to know where he gets his fuel as well, a real blogging machine Ryan is!

        1. Sam Adeyinka says:

          Hey Lisa, it’s nice to see you here. 🙂

          And speaking bout Ryan, you might know about what fuels his passion for writing that much has my interview with him will be live anytime soon.


  55. Hey Ankit learnt lot of things from this post.. Ryan’s point to write depth posts which are very informative is really a very good idea. Atish Ranjan is my very good friend and he helps me out many times, am happy to see that he has shared his knowledge in this post. Nirmala’s point that it is very necessary to include keywords in the right places in an article shall prove very helpful for many bloggers.. Other bloggers also have provided very good info in this post…Hoping to read more tips on your blog..

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hi Mohit, thanks for liking the article.

      Surely all these bloggers are very talented and helpful. I obliged all of them.

  56. Nikhil Waghdhare says:

    Hey Ankit,

    This is a great list with so many great tricks and tips inside it. All these tricks and tips are useful.

    All tips given by all bloggers are great and each blogger has their different approach towards promoting a blog post. It will help many newbie bloggers to plan their new blog promotion strategy by taking a good suggestion which works for them.

    Thank you for sharing this great post. 😉

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Absolutely true Nikhil.

      All these methods of promoting a blog post are just awesome and even a newbie can follow them with ease. No paid promotion needed to target your right audience.

  57. Harish Bali says:

    I am glad to learn the following from this post ( not mentioning the names of people)
    1. Golden Rule – Promoting authority bloggers aggressively is a quick, easy and painless route.
    2. comment/content – Treat comment like content and go for indepth comprehensive commenting to add value.
    3. Tools – Buffer, Do share, justretweet – i have not used buffer and do share.
    4. Every blog has a self promotion ability .
    5. Write comments on comments luv enabled blogs( learnt how to find such blogs).
    6. share other’s blog posts – absolutely valid
    7. – i have heard about it but not tried, will explore.

    I read only one mention of social bookmarking, which as per me is also a great way to market the content. It is actually a long drawn process, if promoted to wrong audience, it backfires. well if you build relations and participate in the community, it can help to get traffic. thanks.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hi Harish,

      Good intake mate. Implement these points in your blogging and surely you’ll get great results.

      Writing frequently, quality content, promoting others and adding value to communities all are the best practices that every blogger must follow to get success.

      I wish you luck!

    2. Sam Adeyinka says:

      Hey Bali, be sure to try all this things and the sky will sure be your starting point. And you think you’re making money before? It will tripple with

  58. wow! It is a great thing seeing most of the gurus in the blogosphere sharing their thoughts. I read with lots of interest and one thing is clear, I see promoting content is a major thing to do as a blogger.

    I once read a quote which went something like this,’Doing business without advertising is like doing standing in the dark and winking at a girl. You know what you’re doing but no one else sees it’.

    I love the insights you guys shared. Keep it up!

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Haha! Very nice quote Emmanuel.

      It’s absolutely true that without promoting your content, it looks like you are writing for no one.

  59. Hey Ankit,

    Thanks for imarting the experts tips with us. Oh no this list is awesome andthey are equally my favourite as well.

    I off and on visit to them and try to grasp their bizarre mantra for shaping my brain. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Yes Shiwangi, all these are also my favorite bloggers and during this process of interviewing these great personalities I also learnt many great methods of content marketing.

  60. Wonderful article!

    These blog stars shared wonderful information with you Ankit and you revealed every thing and helped us a lot to get quality visitors and these things help us to make the visitors stick with us.

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      My pleasure, Solomon! 🙂

  61. What a great roundup of ideas. I am currently working on building up a list for both my blog and my article writing website.
    One problem I know I have is that I spend so much time writing blog posts because I enjoy doing that and adding fun images. Then I forget to put in the necessary effort to actually promote the thing. lol

    Trying to learn from my past mistakes – this post has provide some great ideas. Thanks 🙂

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Putting efforts in writing a great article is good but surely you need to promote that content at your best to reach the right audience.

      Happy to know that you found this article useful.

  62. Erik Emanuelli says:

    Hi Ankit,
    I love this kind of articles where are gathered several tips and suggestions from expert in our field.
    And the several methods of promoting our blog posts is a topic we always want to learn about, more and more!

    Thanks for sharing at Klinkk, very useful! 🙂

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Hi Erik,

      Thanks for sharing your views. It means a lot.
      Surely it’s a good practice to learn from experts!

      It would be great if you also share some of your content marketing tips and tricks here with my readers.


  63. Nice Post Ankit.

    I learn new things to promote a new blog post.

    The tips given by experts are awesome and in Last you highlighted the points which helps to remember the tricks.


    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Don’t forget to apply these strategies on your own blog to make it grow. 🙂

      1. Yes Ankit, From past 1 month I am now serious on blogging and have applied some of your suggestions and my blog is doing well.(1.4 lac alexa from 2 lac within 25 days). Now I manage 1-2 hrs daily on my blog.

  64. Yogita Aggarwal says:

    Great Job Ankit, all experts at one place. What an informative post for bloggers.
    My intake is to build email list.
    Run Contests or Giveaways on blog
    Comment more frequently.
    Awesome !!!!

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Great that you learned something from my article. Implement these strategies and do let me know the results.

  65. Hey, I believe in karma stuff too. Ryan knows something in addition to his great selfies 🙂

    1. Sam Adeyinka says:

      Ryan is a great brand and he’s the big deal! Thanks for your comment here bro. 🙂

  66. Great post Ankit, I really appreciate your work. you are a hard working Blogger that i would like to prefix you bro. Loved your articles

  67. Hi Ankit Bro,

    Thanks for assembling some of the great authorties of the blogging and their tips on promotion on blog posts. Promotion is an important part of blogging and I always wanted to learn all the tips and tricks used by the professionals to promote their content.


    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Thanks for your comment, Sayantan.
      Surely all these are great personalities and I learnt a lot from them.

  68. One more thing i would like to ask you Ankit,
    Is it good to have some autoposter tools for social media ?

    Please let me know

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Automation tools are good to use but you must understand that your followers should not feel you like a spammer.

      Make use of Automation tools only to schedule quality posts that would be really useful for your followers.

  69. Niladri Chatterjee says:

    Hey Ankit,
    Thanks for gathering all expert tips altogether. It would have been pretty hard to find those advises randomly. And besides your daily awesome tips, it’s sort of bonus post for us. So thanks again for your hard work.

  70. Hy Ankit,
    This is awesome list blog promotion from all influential blogger. Each and every promotion ideas of every bloggers are useful to promote their blog and no one should ignore this. Social Promotions, Blogging communities and blog commenting are the thing that every bloggers are giving importance and actually it works.
    Thanks once again bro for this wonderful article and i have also shared this on both Facebook and Twitter.

  71. Gurmeet Kaur says:

    Hello Ankitji..
    Thanks for such a great post.
    All blogging masters on a master’s blog !!!
    Learnt many new tips from all masters, bookmarked the post. Was unaware with some of the contents.
    Keep posting such informative articles which are very helpful to layman like me.


  72. Hi Ankit,

    I have finally arrived and I can see you doing awesome job here, though this blog is not strange to me, I was able to use the logo to identify that I have been here before.

    On the topic of discussion that you brought to us, one thing I will say here is that the experts have spoken and we have no choice than to take their words pertaining blog post promotion.

    It will definitely be errors or mistakes on bloggers part to create blog posts and just leaving them on their blog to lie idle without taking them outside. For a bog post to go far, you definitely need to take them to the front of your audience.

    It is just like going either staying at home or going out. It is when you go out that you will meet or see new faces, but when you are inside the home, you barely see or interact with many people.

    Time for true confession Ankit, from the summaries you gave at the bottom of the post, I want to say that I am guilty of the first one, even-though I try to promote others posts, I don’t do it aggressively the way I like doing mine. So I think I will also start being aggressive on the way I treat other bloggers post so the Kamer law will also return back to me.

    Thank you very much for this wonderful piece, I know I learnt something from it.

  73. Hi Ankit,

    I’m new to the site and I’m glad I found it.

    While my blog is only 2 months old, I’m gaining huge traction following several recommendations of your experts.

    For one, I try to post comments on five to ten blogs or more per day, I am very active on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and several blog directories have been huge for me.

    The best one to date has been In fact, Kingsley, the site owner, has been very gracious with me and written several kind posts on my website on his site. Through it I’ve connected with several influential bloggers who have made a huge difference for me. I also connected with Mi Muba there and I’m enjoying getting to know him.

    Just the other day I changed up our website and added the RSS feed and the ability to subscribe to email to get every blog article within 24 hours after it’s published.

    The takeaways or areas of emphasis for me is the 80/20 principle shared by Sam. I’m spending several hours per day marketing my article. It’s hard work, but I’m loving the results thus far.

    I will be sharing this article and I look forward to engaging with more of your content. I’m booking marking your page.

    Don Purdum

    PS I did find this article on

    1. Sam Adeyinka says:

      Hey boss, it’s nice to see you here and I’m glad you bought that 80/20 rule. It’s one thing I learned from reading Chris Brogan’s blog.

      I love the quality of your comments, so graceful and invaluable.


  74. Hi Ankit,

    Nowadays, SEO is important factor to promote your blog because to drive organic traffic optimized blogging essential.

    This article is a bunch of great information shared by the experts to promote your blog post.

    I appreciated the opinion of Kulwant Negi who give importance to build relationship with readers via subscriptions or emails. This is true because if your website having great subscriber list then automatically you have readers for your blog.

    I agree with opinion of Mi Muba i.e. nowadays for blog promotion primary is Off-page SEO and then secondary On-page SEO.

    Overall article fulfills the expectations of readers who expecting something special feed. Thanks for sharing such a valuable tips. I found this article on……..!!!

  75. Your list trumps most of the ones I’ve seen. It’s crazy how content marketing can be your number one challenge or your number one success. However, you showed us great ways to tie both together. Content marketing plus Social sharing. I think that promoting a blog post should take at least the same amount of time or more than creating the content itself.

  76. Rohan Bhardwaj says:

    Some insights from the great bloggers around the web. Blog Commenting is indeed the best thing to get the post indexed fast in search engines and also for some traffic love back to the post.

    Social media can’t be ignored, but it works only with an intriguing image. The strategy of promotion differs from person to person, but the some key things remain the same.

    The best way is to work on building the audience and authority and then everything flows like a river. Got to learn nice things today. Thanks.

  77. Wow Ankit!

    This is such an epic and helpful post! Roundups of experts I must say with their own genuine takes regarding what is content marketing or Promoting Blog.

    They have dissimilar advises in view of the fact that they have diverse experiences. They lend us helpful ideas how to endorse a blog, what it needs to promote a blog and what should be your way of thinking to promote a blog efficiently.

    There are no shortcuts, only smart strategies.

    I have shared this comment in the content syndication and social bookmarking and networking website for Internet marketers – where this post was found.

  78. Swaraj Nandedkar says:

    Hello Ankit,

    This is a Marvelous Masterpiece! All the Well known bloggers Sharing their Blog promoting techniques is far better than that crappy 500 word guides.

    Only Social media promotion is not going to increase your Blog’s Brand name. You’ve to Do another many things too. Atish ranjan from Techtricksworld shared great tips with us. We must say thanks to him.

    Anyways, Thank you Ankit for creating this Wonderful Post!

    Have a Nice Day Ahead!

    1. Atish Ranjan says:

      Thansk Swaraj but not only me but all the bloggers listed in this blog post have shared their best strategies. :-). Good to see you here.

  79. Hi Ankit,
    Wow!Here is a collection of great tips by top bloggers.This is the thing which i was searching from a long time.I should now follow these tips to promote my blog posts.Anyway thanks for sharing.

    Abdul Ghani.

  80. excellent job.gathering all the views of successful bloggers and placing them at one place great idea,first i have to appreciate for that.being a new blogger these will helps me a lot to promote my blog and increase traffic to my blog.thanks a lot for your post..

  81. Kaloyan Banev says:

    It is a way to go, though I think that Facebook groups barely can bring any traffic, but it is not very time consuming task. I get quite a lot of traffic from LinkedIn groups and Google Plus communities, though majority of G+ doesn’t allow links.

  82. Mansoor valli says:

    That was a nice article. But I think besides using the social networking sites to post the content of your blog ,you can also the post the content of other bloggers(not too much) and build a social relaionship with the other bloggers. This would also bulid a faith among the readers about the quality of the content you share.
    Thank you

  83. Hy Ankit,
    First of all The Title of this article is great and eye catching Too.
    The content is also great for sharing post. I personally share my post on Facebook groups, blogging communities, Google plus communities and also on various social bookmarking sites like stumbleupon etc. I also hear that Reddit is the best source to drive traffic and audience but i don’t know how to use this perfectly to attract visitors, so can you please add a article regarding this?

  84. Bhargav ch says:

    Thanks for the article .Those techniques really work.Thanks again for sharing the communities.

  85. Hi Ankit,

    I read this article like reading my own article because I also did it all. But indeed, it seems I still have not been up in using Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ groups or blogging community.

    I’m glad you wrote an article about this because it’s like convinced me that it’s the right way to do and just needs to be maximized. 🙂

    Thanks for sharing this with us, Ankit.
    Nice share, indeed!


  86. This is a fantastic post. Content marketing is not such a complicated thing as people normally interpret. Getting to know fellow blogger’s take on this was great. Thank you for sharing this.

  87. nice friend …..
    very nice article to increase traffic by social media. Normally i am using facebook as compare to others. i think facebook will give you more traffic as compare to others.
    Thank you so much for this valuable article.

  88. Pradeep Sharma says:

    Dear Ankit,
    You are sharing excellent info…thanks….I too learnt alot from this blog…Keep posting more info….

    1. Ankit Singla says:

      Glad, you liked the content. Keep reading more interesting articles. 🙂

  89. Hello Ankit,
    Thank you for your post. I basically use 2 simple trick to attract new visitors.
    First , I use social media and social networks like Facebook, Twitter etc and other social bookmarking site to promote my newly published posts and want to drive traffic from some popular sites.

    Secondly, I use blog commenting on my niche sites like bloggertipstricks Blog here. I think both this method work perfectly fine for me and I get enormous visitors from these two ways alone which help me earn decent amount of revenue and energize me to write even more.

    The thing I am missing is writing regularly. This is really killing me. I think I should at least give one or two hours everyday for new articles on my blog

    Best Regards

  90. Hi Ankit Bro,

    Thanks for sharing the experts’s marketing strategies. You did a great work by combining the experts marketing ideas on one place. This will really help anyone to plan and choose the best according their views.

    Thanks to all expert bloggers to share your knowledge with us.

    With Regards,

  91. Hi Ankit First thank you for did great job for new bloggers. a year ago i started blog but still now there is no traffic meanwhile i catch your blog through google its boost more to optimize my blog thanks once again keep it up

    Thanks to all expert bloggers those who are here


    1. How many links social bookmarking per day?
    2.How many post social network sharing per day?

  92. Wow Ankit,
    Trick to make yourself popular in Google + community is awesome and i like the way your describe this whole tutorial, keep sharing this type of informative and underground tricks with us.

  93. Hello Ankit,

    It’s nice to feature outstanding pro-bloggers in one article. I really enjoyed reading their views on promoting blog posts. kudos to all. 🙂

  94. Another Great Post, and unique headlines 🙂 Keep it up!

    However, my recommend place to share my fresh post will be : Stumbleupon, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Bookmarking Sites, Commenting on High Page Rank sites…….

    Thanks & Regards,
    Faiz Israili

  95. Thanks Ankit for this Nice Article…Really Great Ways to share our Blogposts 🙂

  96. Hey Ankit,
    Thanks for sharing such a great info with us. Previously I’m using only wire for my content sharing from social networks. I would like to choose Google plus communities to drive traffic to my site.
    Thanks & Regards

  97. Hi Ankit,

    I see like as Sam Adeyinka many people do comment on blog daily to promote their content. It’s good. Sam Adeyinka comment 20 comment daily where he said he does not care Nofollow or Dofollow! I also think it is good to comment on high traffic sites and if we get first place comment then there is more traffic!

    However, thanks for introducing these expert bloggers with us. Surely going to read their blog soon!

    Have a nice day!

  98. Hi, Ankit
    I have read your post. This is a great collection of tips on backlink building, yet I notice that there is a link with 404 error – it is on the #6 – Atish Ranjan with the anchor text tutorial. Really want to discover it but it is not available anymore. Could you check out it? Anyway, thanks for your helpful tips. I am a new blogger and trying to learn more Hi tips and tricks from professionals like you and other bloggers mentioned in your post.
    Have a nice day!

  99. Oh my God!
    I like I have found my life saving tips. Really, it is not kidding. The #4 Blog communities and steps given from this tip are really helpful for me. Right instantly, I will try it out and see the results. If I do well, I will inform it my result to you soon. I cannot describe my feelings now because I have gotten lost in my blogging strategy. after reading this post, I think that I can plan a new great for me! Thanks you so much! Keep posting other posts about blogging tips. I will definitely read all!
    Vanessa Tan

  100. Anil Reddy says:

    Nice post Ankit. I think, you have missed stumbleupon.

  101. Hi Ankit Thanks for sharing such a useful article but Ankit I have one question that when ever I try to submit the link in Reddit , it always removes my post automatically just after 1 minute…Why it is so ? can u help me in this regard ?
    Thanks in Advance

  102. I’ve tried this steps especially with Quora getting some traffic via on it and but try to submit on top level bookmarking sites such dosplash , bizsugar etc as normal sites are getting penalized soon good share bro..

  103. Hi Ankit Bro,

    Great post indeed 🙂
    I am totally agree with all of your points.
    I never use twitter cards. Will read the recommended link. And surely will share my experience with twitter cards.
    And facebook is really a great source to gain good amount of traffic specially from Facebook groups.
    If you have a viral content then Reddit can help you a lot to gain more traffic.

    Thanks a lot for mentioning outreach. I never try but once when I conduct a roundup post, I got some backlinks from blogger who participated in that roundup.

    Have a great day 🙂


  104. I have used quora …and the backlinks you insert in your answers does get indexed in Google very fast ….thanks for the another awesome post ….

  105. Barnali Ray says:

    Hi, Ankit, this post of yours is an excellent one. You have covered every details of how to share one’s blog post in the social media and grow traffic. More so, for bloggers who are at the nascent stage.


  106. Hi Ankit Bro,
    can you tell me how to use Dig? It has new interface that I am unable to submit my post link.


  107. Fahad Nabeel says:

    You have to be well known in the field as “Kulwant Nagi” said with use of different resources need to be a large readership for the positive results. Thanks sharing the expert reviews, quite helpful these are.

  108. Yes, Quara is the best place to gain regular traffic.

  109. Thank you Ankit for your article!

    I was looking for some gems and I definitely found one!
    I have never thought about exploring SlideShare – will do now 🙂

    Thank you once again!


  110. Mukesh Dutta says:

    That’s a fabulous post on traffic generation. Thinking of referring it on my next post.

    I have a question though. Is it necessary to jump on every platform or community and every strategy to build traffic at a time? I know more is better but not all bloggers have the time to promote their posts in the numerous possible ways. I think focusing on a few platforms based on the kind of readers a blog requires is a better deal. What do you say?

  111. Hello Ankit,

    First time commenting here but been visiting your blog from awhile! 🙂

    I LIKED all the mentioned points. I use just a few and they are working good for me. To increase my reach more, I should be using all of them for sure.

    Thanks for the pointing out the working methods you’ve been applying! 🙂

    See me often!

    ~ Adeel

  112. Riju Debnath says:

    Thanks for this post Sir, It was very informative for me as I found several promotion ideas from experts in one place.

  113. Hello Ankit,
    great suggestions here.

    I dig the trend of the moment, which is the “expert roundups”.
    Whether you participate or you organize one, they can really boost traffic and help getting new connections.

    Thanks for sharing!

  114. Hey Amit,

    Thanks for this amazing post. It is very important to promote your posts after you write them, sharing brings a lot traffic from your connections in social media and sometimes you may also go viral if you deserve that.

  115. Tiziano Basile says:

    Nice post!

    I was used to use only Facebook Pages, Twitter and G+, but thanks to you now I’m trying Reddit, StumbleUpon and Quora.
    Last week I got over 900 visits only thanks to Reddit!!! It’s an amazing tool for bloggers

    Thanks for sharing

  116. Anuradha Chawla says:

    Awesome points for bloggers for getting more genuine traffic. This is exactly what I needed to read.

    Well appreciated your efforts here to get all the point consolidated in one article. Thanks for sharing the same.

  117. Sona Mathews says:

    This is definitly a creative list of sites to grab traffic for your blog posts. Blogging needs more and more traffic to survive for long time. your tips are really helpful.

  118. Hey Ankit,

    Useful post mate. I was planning a strategy for content promotion and was realizing that its equally important to spend time on content promotion, rather than just publishing the content and not focusing on its promotion.

    I was searching for some new channels where I can share the content after I Hit the Publish button. Although, most of the option I am already using but the social bookmarking sites you have mentioned here are what I know but I am not using them.

    I’ll be trying my hand on some of them, building new profiles, connecting with other marketers there and promoting the content. Lets see how it works.

  119. Hi Ankit,

    Excellent post once again bro. I am sure the views and experience shared by these established bloggers will benefit many in their blogging journey ahead.

    Gaurav Jain

  120. I’ve stopped sharing my articles on social media and rather I use Ello only to share my posts. Is that really good platform?

  121. Hi Ankit
    Thanks for your article, I’ve got a question, do you have any experience with Arabic contents, Advertising and SEO?
    well my question is that when you share an Arabic article or any other languages other who use something else than Latin alphabets on social networks, the links turn into a massive code like:
    example .com/awd57ad5adaf58a8fa%aw4a4 bla bla bla

    Do you think it would effect your SEO ? should i use short links like

  122. Thanks Ankit For This Awesome Post That You Shared. But In Now Days DoSplash Don’t Accept New Registration Anymore And Kingged Not Support Submitter From India.Overall All You Mentioned Method Works Well For Me To Increase Visitors On My Blog.

  123. Sajwal Pageni says:

    Thanks for this awesome list of many places to share my blog posts. I used some of them and will use some of them. Thanks for suggesting this awesome list.
    Also, have you tried ViralContent Bee? This helps to gain lots of social engagement and traffic to the posts. This also increases social media authority of our accounts. I am not related to this company, I just wanted to share my experience. Anyways, very very thanks for sharing.

  124. One cool site to promote your posts is Landesy ( Not many people know this site but is a nice community of bloggers that share links to their posts. I ‘ve been posting some links and is pretty good, not getting loads of traffic but the little traffic is very interested in my content.

  125. Thank you so much for your amazing blog post..I really searching for some way to share my blog post and get some traffic…Now I finally landed on your website and I get nice ways to share blog post…
    I have already use quora and Facebook for sharing my new article..
    I like to share article on Quora, facebook and reddit because it’s give me decent traffic to my blog…
    Thanks again for the awesome post…

  126. Thanks for this informative article. Really this is an awesome list of site where we can easily share our blog posts.

  127. hello Ankit… I read your full post from top to bottom and I am really thanks full that really help me a lot as a beginner.

  128. Can you please recommend any good service (but reasonably priced) to automatically submit blog post to all the major social networking sites.

  129. Thanks for the article .Those techniques really work.Thanks again for sharing the communities.

  130. Hi Ankit, I’m a new blogger and just wanna say thanks for the great tips! This will surely help to promote my blogs. Will recommend some of my friends to read this too! Cheers!

  131. Hi Ankit,
    It is a great joy to read your post.
    The thought shared in this post are really worth notable and you did a good job by sharing the vital points in relation to promote blog post for better marketing. A better engagement is the first and important key in this aspect.
    Thanks for sharing these facts through this post-Ankit.
    Keep sharing.

  132. Great Article, Thanks for sharing such a great info with us.

    I am using these techniques and getting good results. This best to get targeted traffic on your easily and if your content have a worth of information for them then you can get permanent reader from there. Thanks for sharing these ways for us.

    Thanks Again, Dear!!!

  133. thanks for sharing list of popular content sharing sites

  134. Well done. Your post is excellent, keep up the good work. Sir I have a question for you, it is advisable to promote my blog through Facebook ads? How effective is Facebook ads?

  135. Thanks for providing the best content about where to share blog to be live…
    I am regularly posting and sharing content on social media and social sharing sites, but i am not getting so much traffic.
    I will definitely try to share content on pages that share by you in this article… thanks…

  136. Hi Ankit,
    This is an awesome article you have added lots of usefull sites in this list where we can share our blog posts.
    thank you for sharing…..

  137. Hi Ankit Bro,

    We all know that traffic is the main problem of every newbie blogger. I’m 100% sure that this article will definitely help them because you’ve shared some proven and practical method to promote the blog.

    And yes, I agree with you that the Roundup posts are the best way to get traffic and lots of social shares.

    Keep up the good work. TWEETED this awesome article.

    Best Regards
    Sumit Sao

  138. Thanks a lot Ankit Sir, I am new to Blogging, I was not getting traffic even after posting good content, but after following this guide, I started receiving good traffic, thanks a lot

  139. Well detailed article! All of the tips are effective, and I’m ready to try them. I just have to figure out where to start! I’m hoping to grow my blog and to make it something that will be helpful for others.

  140. Thanks, Ankit for sharing such great articles. This means a lot specially the timings that you have mentioned for promoting and sharing a post on Facebook and Twitter is really helpful.Before that I was posting at a different time now that I know the best time to post on facebook and twitter, I believe that will improve my overall traffic.Another thing was IFTTT it’s really a new method that I don’t know I will start implementing this from today onwards.i would love to share this on my social media profile. Keep up the good work.

    Cheers to success.
    Azfar Alam

  141. Hi Ankit
    Thanks for this amazing post about the promote blog posts. Thanks for this actionable advice. I read the tips given by blogger and they are awesome posts. It is a very helpful tip.This is my first visit to your blog. I want to read more about your blog.
    Thanks for sharing the amazing post.
    Have a great weekend.

  142. This post is awesome. I always promote my blog on Quora. I will write a very catchy topic and post on Quora. Quora always give me tons of traffic and authority at the same time.

    If you are not using Quora, you should try it today.

  143. The (unwritten) “rules” of posting content tend to change over the course of time if I’m not wrong. Moreover, it also depends on what geographic location you are targeting for getting traffic. But that very first tip topmost in the very first entry about that timing is a bit amusing. I read that related article too and found that it’s only about posting even if it’s something like FB. When you do it, is also that important.
    Thanks, Ankit for that tip. It’s giving me a great feeling!

  144. Hello Ankit…..
    It’s very helpful…
    I publish regular posts on QnA websites, but no traffic. What to do so that traffic comes from qoura and other QnA websites. What type of keyword should I write a post on.
    Will it also have to do keyword research.


  145. Ankit Hi,

    This is my sincere and honest appreciation for your efforts. I have started blogging for the last six months and not find any better guide than you.

    The information is crystal clear and easy to comprehend and the best part easy to execute.

    I know you will go a long way. Best of luck.

  146. Worth reading!

    There is a lot in this article which I am reading for the first time. Promoting on LinkedIn is one of those.

    Also, found a link to blogger outreach post here. I was looking for it.

    Thank you!

  147. very nice Ankit
    this is the really very useful content share by you I learned properly
    this article and as well as your other content I am very impressed with you
    and your work and earning.
    I am trying to work with the blogging field last 3 years but I am not successful in this field.
    now once again I am starting my other blog by reading and watching your content.
    I hope now I shall succeed in this blogging field.
    thank you