Are you trying to find different ways to drive traffic to your art blog? In this post, I am going to share with you a straightforward tip that will increase your art blog traffic.
Use Internal Links To Increase Art Blog Traffic
Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Dave Nevue
By the end of this post, you will know…
- What Internal links Are
- How To Add An Internal Link On WordPress
Would you like to sell your artwork online? You are fortunate to be an artist in today’s world.
You have all the tools required to promote and sell your artwork and handmade crafts from people around the world.
There is a catch.
There are thousands of artists just like you trying to sell their artwork online.
The good news is that there is an abundance of art collectors who are interested in purchasing art just like yours.
Your job after creating an online art gallery is to find where your potential buyers are and drive them to your site.
Why is it important to publish content (blog posts)?
The content you publish online will provide a way for your audience to find you.
Having someone click on one of your blog posts is the first step.
The next step is to create call-to-action that will direct them to where you want them to go after they have enjoyed your content.
Your call-to-action could be:
- Direct them to your art gallery.
- Direct them to a different blog post.
- Have them sign up for your newsletter.
The bottom line is that you want to have people find you in Google’s search results and make it easy for them to discover your artwork.
This is all done with internal links.
What is internal linking?
Internal links are links that direct a reader to another page of your site from a blog post that you have published.
Providing internal links in your art blog posts will benefit both you and your reader.
By including internal links in your post, you will provide a way for your readers to find more content that they are interested in.
For example, look at the hyperlink “newsletter” above.
The hyperlink is an internal link that links to a more detailed blog post about newsletters.
The link provides extra value to the reader.
There is an extra benefit. Your site will receive more page views because Google rewards sites that can keep their audience on their website for more extended periods.
Internal links also connect your content and give Google an idea of the structure of your website. They can establish a hierarchy on your site, allowing you to provide the most important pages and posts more link value than other, less valuable pages. So using the right internal linking strategy can boost your SEO! (Source: Yoast)
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How To Add An Internal Link On WordPress
Below are the steps to add internal links to your WordPress art blog posts.
Highlight a word or phrase that you would like to link.
Click the hyperlink button.
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Copy and paste the URL that you would like to send your reader to.
Your main goal is to provide content that serves your readers. When you are adding internal links, it is a good practice to add links that pertain to the article that they are reading.
Another great way to add internal links is to add them at the bottom of your post. You can use a heading such as you might also be interested in this….
It is not easy to increase art blog traffic. It is hard work.
The work that you put into it will be rewarding.
Internal linking is a great way to increase website traffic fast.
Increasing your art blog traffic will increase your art sales.
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Use Internal Links To Increase Art Blog Traffic Overview:
- Internal links
- How To Add An Internal Link On WordPress
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