I removed the date from the URL of my post links. I’m programming 301 redirect code for that. Meanwhile, just in case you faced any issue, remove the date yourself please:
6 Proven methods in driving traffic to your site
Each point of the following is a topic by itself. I tried to make it short as usual. However, don’t hesitate asking if any is not clear. I personally tested them and I’m writing about these points or factors from my own personal experience.
Let’s talk about domains
The most important next step after you start your own blog is to initiate your own domain. Here are some tips
Custom email with your domain
Have you purchased a web domain for your WordPress blog/site?
In general, WordPress provides default domain to be used with your blog. For example, mohamadkarbi.wordpress.com. When you add a domain, you have additional address to be used with your blog; for example, mohamadkarbi.com.
You can purchase a domain directly from WordPress or from any other registrar and connect it in the settings area.
Blog’s Statistics & Performance
This topic is too huge to be discussed in one post. These are quick notes only in a simple way:
Get more Facebook likes for your post
“Facebook Likes” might not be as important as Google +1s. Please refer to my post: Why it’s important to share links on Google+. However, it is still a good way for promoting your post(s). Honestly, engagements on Facebook pages are limited without paying money. So, I thought of this idea and I hope it works well:
I made a Facebook group named “Promote Your Blog Posts”. You may share the link of your blog post there. You may also try to like one or more of the links shared by others in this group:
What is an SEO Friendly URL & How Do You Configure a URL in WordPress?
This post is most likely to benefit bloggers whose sites are running on a WordPress.org platform.
There is a very big difference in blogging on WordPress.org and WordPress.com. I have explained the difference here. Also, I have explained the benefits of setting up a self hosted WordPress site. You will also find a guide to setting up a self-hosted WordPress site, step by step.
You can find all these right here.
Good. Let’s now get to the topic of today: