Making Your Website a Powerplayer


3 Simple Steps to Making Your Blog or Website a Powerplayer

You’ve started a blog or website. So, now what? Obviously, in the idea stages of starting it, you have dreamed of high traffic, lots of followers, and maybe even some income. It is great to have these dreams, but they don’t come without work.

There are thousands of blogs and websites launched on a daily basis, and without something to set you apart, you will fade into the Internet oblivion.

Here are three ways that you can stay on top of managing your website or blog popularity, making it the success you so desperately want, and deserve!

1. SEO, or Search Engine Optimization. SEO is a technique that you can utilize to gain more traffic to your website or blog. You do this by using specific keywords to land you on the top of search engine results pages. Search engines like Google and Yahoo will place you at the top of their results pages, making you highly visible to those looking for the services you offer. If SEO seems too complicated for you to do on your own, then rest easy. There are companies that help specifically with SEO and other forms of website optimization.

2.Website Design. SEO is a great way to bring new traffic to your website, but that is pointless if you have an unattractive and non-user friendly website. Having great website design will make visitors stick around once they have found you. Colors, theme, and function, are all important qualities when you are thinking about how to design your website. You want to pick something that is in relation to the business or the services you provide. Do you have a cake business? If you do, then choosing a specific color palette can make your customers ready to drool over your baked goods.

3.Social Media. Once you have taken SEO and website design into consideration, and you’ve made your website the very best it can be, you are ready to go out and get people viewing your site. SEO is a great tool, but don’t underestimate the power of social media. Link your website whenever you can-on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and other sites.

After using these three techniques, you can watch your website grow steadily and stay competitive. Check back tomorrow to learn some specific ways to improve the design of your website and how doing so may affect the interest of your viewers.