7 websites to submit your blog posts to drive more traffic
March 11, 2019
Once you’ve published your blog posts you need to spend some time promoting them in order to drive traffic to back to your blog. Writing great content isn’t always enough, you also need to share your content in the right places.
We’ve blogged before with a list of places to promote your blog posts such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, but if you’re still wondering where to promote blog posts after publishing there are also lots of great websites where you can submit links to your content to drive more traffic back to your blog and widen your audience.
7 websites to submit your blog posts to
With all of these suggestions, it’s important to engage with content that other users have added to the platform as well as adding your own blog posts – you get back what you give after all!
Bloglovin’ is a great place to discover new content as well as share your own blog posts. After creating an account you can add the blogs you want to follow and you’ll receive their new posts in your feed.
You can claim your blog by inserting a piece of HTML code into a new post that will look like this:
Once claimed, your posts will automatically appear on Bloglovin’ for other users to follow and read.
You can also sign up to Activate by Bloglovin’ to find collaboration and sponsored post opportunities.
Blogarama is a blog directory where you can submit your blog for free and view lots of other great listings.
Once you’ve signed up and created your account, you add a bit of simple code to your website and your blog posts will automatically get indexed and appear on the website once they are published. You will receive an email confirmation every time a post is added to Blogarama.
You can pay to have your posts featured on the homepage but the basic package is free and should drive a decent amount of traffic back to your blog.
Mix replaced Stumble Upon last year and whilst it doesn’t drive anywhere near the same amount of traffic, it is still worth submitting your blog posts to.
After creating an account you can find other blog posts and also submit your own. You have to manually submit your content but you can download the Chrome browser extension which allows you to submit your posts at the click of a button.
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#4 Blog Post Vote Up
Blog Post Vote Up is a new website especially for bloggers that allows you to submit your own blog posts and vote for others that you like.
You can submit one blog post per day though this has to be done manually. It is worth the effort though, as it has started to drive a good amount of traffic for us. We’ve even got a post in the Top 10 at the moment!
Scoop.it allows users to find content that interests them and share it to their social networks.
The free package allows you to add a limited number of links – once you reach the limit you can carry on adding content but the oldest ones will be deleted. If you want, you can pay to have all of your content featured.
You can download the Chrome browser extension to allow you to easily add your own content to Scoop.it.
You’ve probably heard of Quora but you might not know that you can use it to share your blog posts.
Quora is a platform to ask questions and connect with users who contribute quality answers.
You can search Quora for topics, find a question, answer with some useful and helpful tips/advice and add your blog link to direct people to more information.
It’s important not to spam the comments with your links – reply with insightful answers and add your link to the bottom for further reading.
Reddit is the fifth most popular site in the US and 18th in the world, so if you’re not using it yet you should definitely give it a try.
If you haven’t used it before, Reddit is a collection of forums where people can share news and content as well as commenting on other user’s posts.
The front page (where every user wants their content to appear) shows a list of posts that are currently trending on the site, pulled from a variety of categories or ‘subreddits’.
You can share your own content but it’s important to engage with other users, read other people’s content and rate it.
Do you use any of these websites at the moment to promote your blog posts? If not, which ones are you going to sign up to?
We’d love to hear from you if you’re receiving a lot of traffic from any of these?
Before you go…
If you want to learn how to drive even more traffic to your blog, we’d recommend this fantastic ebook which includes a checklist of 100 places to promote your blog!