Today I am going to reveal the top 9 blogging communities which will help you to drive a huge traffic to your blog.
Basically there are many ways to get referral traffic. Some of them are as below.
Guest postings on top blogs in your niche.
Regular commenting on other blogs in your niche.
Regular post sharing on Social Media like Google+, Facebook, Twitter, interest, Stumbleupon etc.
Regular post sharing on blogging communities.
Along with referral traffic, promoting your blog posts on blogging communities are also helpful to drive indirect organic traffic to your blog. For eg. If you search the term backlink from Orkut on Google, then below to my blog post link, you can see 6 more links to different blog communities having links to my same post. So I highly recommend you to use blogging communities.
Before proceeding, We will see what are blogging communities and their benefit
What is Blogging Community?
Basically a blogging community is a place where you can read category wise articles you are interested in at one place. Also you can interact with like minded bloggers, share each other’s post and build relationship with them.
Benefits to join Blogging Communities?
Blogging communities help your blog post to rank high in search engines to bring organic traffic.
Domain authority can increase by sharing your blog posts in Blog communities
You can learn new topics and ideas for new posts.
You can meet new fellow bloggers in your niche and assist each other by sharing posts, new ideas.
Top Blogging Communities to promote your posts
Blogengage is the most popular blog community in blogging arena. Blogengage is founded by Brian Belfitt and having almost 3000+ members across the World.
If you really want to interact and build relationships with fellow bloggers then Blogengage is the heaven for you. Along with standard feature like post sharing, it offers premium features like groups, chatrooms, private messages and many more.
Blogengage is a premium blogging community. So you have to pay £19.99 for a standard account but believe me it is worth to invest. Although if you cannot afford then by following some steps you can get a free Blog Engage Account.
DoSplash is a new born blogging community founded by Jane Sheeba (From ProBloggingSuccess). Many top bloggers are the members for DoSplash. You get noticed easily if you shared quality contents. (While publishing this post, my previous post is featured in Slideshow on Dosplash. Thanks to Jane.) DoSplash provides all members an opportunity to interact with fellow bloggers which is helpful to increase their blog’s visibility in the blogosphere.
Klinkk is a new awesome blogging community founded Erik Emmanuel. I really love this community because of Erik’s full time presence and top blogger’s contribution to it.
ManageWP is the fastest growing blogging community and dedicated to WordPress. You have content related to WordPress then ManageWP is the best place to share it. I love this blog community because my posts shared on ManageWP are ranking high on Google and it drives a major part of referral traffic.
5) The Writers Social
I just started using this blog community and immediately I started getting regular hits from this community. So The Writers Social is highly recommended blogging community from my side.
Blokube is one more awesome blogging community to share your posts. On the voting basis your post can rank in this community.
Bizsugar is one of the oldest blogging community which is widely used by blogger across the World. Sharing posts on Bizsugar can definitely reach to a large number of audience and increase you blog’s visibility.
Inbound.org is a also a great blog community similar to Bizsugar. Large number of votes can rank your post on the first page.
There is no special introduction required for Indiblogger.in. This might be the first source of referral traffic for any newbie.
There are many more blogging communities, but this is my list of the top 9 communities which help me a lot to stay visible in the blogging arena. Now it’s your turn to share your views and suggestion. Also don’t forget to share this post. You may also like us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.