Converting a new visitor to your blog into a loyal reader can be quite challenging, if you don’t know how to do it correctly. Lots of top bloggers turn new visitors into subscribers on their first visit, having them coming back to their blog each time a new blog post is published.
This is what we as new and upcoming bloggers should try to accomplish, because first impression always gets more attention. The first time a new visitor comes to our blog we are not there to greet them, like business people do in their offices. We have to set our blog in a way which speaks for us so that we can get a firm hold of our first time visitors, and eventually hoping to convert them into loyal blog readers.
What does it really take for you to get new visitors to become loyal readers? Please follow the tips below on how to do so effectively.
Grab Their Attention With Headlines
A great way to get your first time visitors to read your blog post is to write great headlines. As this point states, you have to “grab their attention with great headlines” so you can get them to read your article. Writing interesting headlines will want to make your visitors make an extra click on the article link to find out what you written because the headline seems interesting.
When writing headlines it should give th visitor an overall summary of the information in the blog post. Even though the headline might be just a few words, it should br written in a unique way which capture the attention of your first time visitors.
For Example - "Blogging Tips" can be a headline for an article. It might not get you first time visitors to your blog because you didn't summarize the article in the headline.
But if you used "Great Blogging Tips Which Will Skyrocket Your Blog" will make you get tons of readers to your article.
So don’t be afraid to write detailed headlines for your blog posts, it will do the trick in capturing the attention of your visitors.
Write Interesting Introduction
Most bloggers use excerpts on their blog to display a preview of the blog post. This is normally the introduction to the blog post and this will be the part where your visitors will first see upon coming to your blog. Your introductions to your articles must be so interesting that the visitor will be anxious in reading to the end.
A boring introduction simply means a boring article. The more interesting the introduction then the more fun it will be for the visitor reading the article. So remember to keep your introduction in mind because this is what will determine if your visitors will read your article.
Display The Number Of Post Comments
If you have a great article and there are lots of comments on that article then you should not hide it. Don’t be afraid to show off the number of comments that you have on your articles. If a visitor comes to your blog and notices that your featured blog post has over 50 comments then this person will want to know what is so interesting in this article because the number of comments that it has.
This also means that other visitors has liked and benefitted from the article and this will drive your first time visitor to want to take a read or 2 out of this article.
Write Helpful “How To”/”Tips” Blog Posts
These are my type of blog posts that gets the most views, the “How To” and “Tip” blog post. Including these phrases in your headlines can make you get lots of readers to your articles. When your visitors see this, they will come up with the conclusion that this particular blog post has helpful information which will help to build up their blog, to make money online or whatever the article is about.
Another thing which also gets lots or readers are tutorial posts. Tutorial posts never fail and will always continue to get lots of visitors because of the help they will get from such blog posts.
Get New Visitors To Subscribe
If it is possible to get your first time visitors to subscribe to your blog on their first visit then you have successfully gained a loyal blog reader. But this is not easily done. You have to make sure have great content on your blog which really grabs their attention. Make it easy to subscribe, not just using rss feed but also email subscription.
Not all first time visitors know what rss feed is because they might be new to blogging. But most people online know what email is and how to access it, so offering to deliver your blogging tips to their email inbox free of cost will make them want to type in their email address and hit the subscribe button.
So remember to include both rss feed and email subscription on your blog.
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