5 Social Media Techniques to Boost your Website Traffic
To be very frank, Social media has gone bonkers today. Right from the day you are born, to the selfie you just clicked in your bathroom, it has everything that needs to know about you. If we look at it, social media is a big creature with billion different brain that has information about billions of people that are active on social media. So businesses today are like “Hmm. Let us capture that!”. Companies today are investing half of their budget for social media content to gain attention and traffic that could turn units into money. Social media is the one and only, undoubtedly, unequivocally, the best dimension to your consumer’s undivided attention. Now there are the best and worst ways to do it. What are those social media techniques that will boost your website traffic and that will make your boring business look interesting!? Let’s explore!
Visual is king
No matter how much you argue about written content or copy that persuade people, it is the visual that attracts people the most. Create enticing and tantalizing visuals that will evoke a sense of excitement in the consumer and force him or her to click the ad or post. Now in the vast traffic of social media, brands are vulnerable to get lost. Make sure you have the right and dynamic visual content in place that redirects the audience to your website!
65% of the information people recollect are from strands of Visual Content they came across.
If any brand, A-N-Y brand, fails to recognize the power of Instagram, they won’t take off. Instagram has become the hub of lifestyle and trends. You have a tsunami of Influencers and celebrities promoting brands and products. Again, visual content rides Instagram. Make your Instagram page engaging and compelling through which you can redirect your audience to the website. Design your content to suit the Instagram euphoria. It will get converted into traffic multifold.
There is a rise in the percentage of Adults using Instagram since 2012
Make your content shareable
What you put out there counts. It is equally important to make the content mobile-friendly as the majority of people using social media access it through their phones. Make your content easily shareable. Design your images, posts, and ads according to the platform and device it’s going to channelize into. The audience will remember and share your content if they get easy buttons and options to share.
The annual digital ad budgets for mobile content in 2016 was 51%
Optimize content differently for each platform
Every platform works differently. You need to sit and plan what content will go on which platform. After that, strategize the optimization of content for each platform. It will give you a radical edge on gaining maximum momentum of visibility, readability, and shareability on social media. Some platforms are visual worthy. Some encourage copy that can turn visuals into an exciting piece of storytelling. Strategize. Optimize!
Make the best use of content marketing platforms like Storify, HubSpot, Klout, BuzzSumo, Scribble Live, etc.
Right from the content, to the nature of that content, to the effectiveness of it, you know what is equally essential to accelerate traffic to your website? Timing! People run on schedules. And they keep one part of the day to engage in social media activities. If you treasure the benefit of that, you will be light years ahead in gaining traffic to your web blog or site. Use social media to give out content to consumers in stipulated timings which will effectively work in how they see and receive content. In case of that, you need to have insight into your audience’s timing to crash into social media. Use that chance to post your content and get responses quickly.
Statistics show a majority of people hopping on to their social media profiles at night after dinner.
Get on Instagram. Get your visuals running. Upload that post on time. Schedule your content for different platforms. It will get your web traffic up and running. Social media is the biggest pool where you can find potential consumers and massive traffic. Inviting that undivided attention is valuable. There are lots of brands that lose out on pulp when they don’t pay attention to social media.
Make that click worth something!
Mudabbira Khan is an English Hons. Graduate. She is passionate about writing, blogging and currently working as contributing editor on various portals like BestKodiAddons.info, TheArticle.in and few others.