You can easily make thousands of dollars if you have a popular website. The problem is not everyone has a well-known site. After all, it takes months or even years to build a popular blog in any niche unless you’re Justin Bieber!
There are many money making ideas but in this post I will show you how to attract advertisers to your blog even those you are still not getting all the traffic you are dreaming off! You might be wondering How to Find Advertisers for Your New Website? Well. continue reading.
How to Find Advertisers With Limited Traffic?
Why attract advertisers?
Direct advertising is often the best way to make more money from your blogs. Because you will cut out the middlemen. A lot of successful bloggers I know are making money in the thousands from advertising on their blogs.
No one likes to put an ad on a lonely-dead-like website so don’t stop working on attracting traffic to your blog.
Here are 3 simple ways to get started in getting Advertisers for your New Blog by first increasing your audience and getting exposure for your blog.
Guest post on the blogs that are better than you:
The trick here is NOT always to land on the biggest blog in your niche to drive more traffic, but to land on those sites that are better than you. Try to guest blog twice a month or thrice. Before submitting your guest posts, network first! Creating healthy relationships with others is often the easiest way to get noticed. Start interacting through Twitter, Facebook or commenting on their blogs.
Leave thoughtful comments:
Make a list of top 25 blogs list in your niche and start commenting on them. Make it a habit of commenting on new/fresh posts. Try to be the first commenter (or top 5), this brings you instant traffic to your
Be active on ONE social media site (at a time):
The problem with most bloggers while driving social media traffic is this: they promote their posts on all social media sites – which is why they don’t get any traffic. Here’s the effective tip if you want to get massive social media traffic, focus on one site at a time. If you want to get more Facebook traffic, don’t spend time on twitter (at least your get quality traffic from ONE network, in this case; Facebook!). It’s a proven strategy – one site at a time.
Now how to get Advertiser?
Put a sticky widget with the title “Advertise Here”
And place it on your sidebar. You can use Q2W3 fixed widget to get it done (it’s free!).
Give reasons. Why would anyone want to advertise on your blog?
What’s in it for the advertisers?
If you have the answer for this question, you’re going to attract lots of ads on your sites.
- Showcase the benefits and be clear.
- Create an “Advertise Here” page
And place it on your navigation menu bar (to let others know you’re offering ads on your sites)
Briefly discuss why should advertiser place their products/ads on your website.
You get more traffic? Show your stats- You can use google analytic or clicky to show your traffic stat.
You have quality readers that increase their product sales? Show your average comment count on every post.
And if you want to use middlemen to get advertisers, you reach out these sites.
Contact other sites owners (in your niche) to know if they are interested in displaying their Ads on your blog. You can offer them 1 month free if they buy a spot for a month to test your traffic.
Note: Advertisers are very interested in your Alexa rank, Domain Authority, Page Authority, Google Pagerank and importantly, the quality of your content as well as your traffic stat. So don’t stop working on making your site have more authority that will make Advertisers to purchase your Ad Spot every other month!