One of the quickest ways to get traffic to your blog is to go where your audience is hanging out. And there is a good chance that some them are over on Quora.
If you're not familiar with Quora, it is a Question and Answer platform used by over 400 million people per month. That's a lot of people looking for answers to their questions!
Quora covers a wide range of topics, and if your area of expertise and knowledge is one them, you can answer questions, which when done right, will help generate highly targeted (relevant) visitors to your blog.
For beginner bloggers who are struggling to get visitors, Quora can be an excellent traffic channel. It can deliver results quickly, and it won't cost you a penny, just your time.
But, traffic is not the only benefit of Quora.
– It helps you to gain confidence and develop your voice
– It helps you to establish authority in your niche
– It helps you generate highly relevant post topics for your blog
– It can help you grow email subscribers
– Can be leveraged for barnacle SEO
As you can see, using Quora is a no-brainer, and the below articles will teach you how to use the platform like a pro.
For a quick overview and to get the know some of the basics of Quora, this post published on lilachbullock.com is a great place to start.
Read Lilach’s post – How to use Quora to Drive Traffic
In this fantastic piece posted on SmartBlogger.com, Imram Eismeil goes a bit deeper and shares insights and tips that he uses to generate 1000's of visitors and create Quora posts that have gained over 1 million views.
Read Imram's post – How to Turn Quora into a Traffic-Driving Machine for Your Blog
In this post Josh Fechter over on Sumo.com, provides some high-level Quora tactics and strategies. I particularly like how he uses Quora for leveraging Google traffic (barnacle SEO). Josh, by the way, was the Top Quora Writer of 2017
Read Josh's post – How to Get Thousands of Leads from Quora in Five Months
There are a lot of ways to generate traffic to your blog, and you should use multiple channels as part of your inbound marketing strategy – SEO, Pinterest, Social Media marketing, etc. However, it takes time to learn how to use these channels effectively.
For some Quick wins, Quora is brilliant. If you provide real value you can see results fast.
If you are not already using Quora as part of your marketing strategy, there is no time like the present to start.