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How To Get Traffic From Social Media Platforms

 How To Get Traffic From Social Media Platforms

Is Social Media still important and should you bother?

If you’ve just started a business and put together the social media profiles for your company brand on different networks, then I’m sure your mind is filled with questions like

  1. How do I get followers and likes?
  2. How to drive traffic to your website using social media?

Social media marketing is essential for increasing traffic to your website, landing pages, blog posts, and more.

Social media can help you build brand recognition, foster a community around your business, and grow your bottom line. It can also be a key driver of traffic to your website.

It’s the second most frequently cited benefit, right behind brand exposure and ahead of lead generation, brand loyalty, and garnering more sales.

Building larger traffic for your blog requires some planning and a bit of organization, especially on social media platforms.

 The process comes at a cost and when you are on a budget it can be tricky to get the traffic you wish to achieve by paid advertisements. 

It's evident that social media advertising can help boost your traffic but what are the best channels to use and why use them.

 The more frequently your presence is felt on social media the more traffic you are likely to get. Here are some of the steps you could use to increase your traffic on social media platforms. 

Incorporate visuals in your presentation

In most aspects of life, the first impression is important. The cliched statement judge a book by its cover does not apply in this case. 

The first impression mostly helps your audience make their first decision. The brain uses up to a hundredth of a second to judge an object, the more appealing your presentation is on the first look the better. Statistics prove it, posts with visuals have 600% more engagement than those with texts only.

Make your presentations easy to share It's human nature to try and impress other people. The more captivating and engaging your post is the more likely it is to be shared.

 People also like the path of least resistance so if you put Plugins and social media buttons on your posts it will be a motivational factor to your audience to share your content and hence increase your traffic. Using the available plugins your audience can share your content without necessarily leaving the page.

Enrich your SEO skills

The fact that your content is readable and sharable is not all that matters. 

Your content should also be easy to locate and appear on search engines and social media platforms easily. 

Online visibility is more important than the presentation itself. Eventually, your traffic increases Vis-à-vis you get your money's worth. 

All in all your writing and convincing skills also matter when it comes to claiming larger traffic for your blogs. 

Apart from the visuals, SEO-friendly content, and sharable content, you should also listen to your audience's mood. 

Overdoing it can make your content a cliche. Unceasingly engage with your audience and keep in mind who your competitor is. 

Their strategy might be better than yours making your content and skills outdated driving away from the prospective tragic for your log.