5 Tips How You Can Get People To Read Your Blog Post

Would YOU like to get tons of readers for your blog post?

Of course you do! That’s the reason why you are reading this post.

All of us as bloggers want to get readers to our blog post. That’s the reason why we write them.

Getting readers for your blog post is not just getting people who will consume the information that you have written, but this also means these people could become targeted traffic and also loyal readers of your blog.

But can you get people to read your blog post?

In this blog post I am going to be giving you 5 tips on how you can get some blog post readers.

Use Eye-Catching Headlines

In order to get your blog post noticed in the first place then you must have an eye-catching title/headline.

This is one of the first things that always gets noticed by most people, the headline of the blog post.

Why is it that the headline gets noticed first before the whole entire blog post?

This is because the headline font is normally bigger than the font that is used in the body of the blog post. Most of the times the headline for the blog post is used with the H1 tag so as to get your blog readers to notice the article and also for search engine robots to pick up your headline as well.

The more eye-catching your article headline is then the easier it may be to get people to read your article.

Having interesting/eye-catching articles for your blog post will do the trick in getting more readers for your blog post.

Comment On CommentLuv Enabled Blogs

My first point was about getting your blog posts noticed by people so that you can stir up some interest in them so that they can click on your blog post headline and read your blog post.

You can now make comments on blogs that have the CommentLuv Plugin installed.

When you leave a comment on those type of blogs, then you have the option of promoting your blog posts. This means after you leave a comment a link to your blog post of choice will be at the bottom of your comment.

Notice how having an eye-catching headline and CommentLuv plugin works in promotion your blog post?

Yes!

CommentLuv enabled blogs are a great means of promotion for your new blog posts whenever you leave a comment on those blogs.

If the blog that you are commenting on has lots of traffic then you can get people from that blog to read your blog post.

Insert Cool Images On Blog Posts

A picture tells a thousand words.

Do you believe in that statement?

I do! What about you?

Pictures have the power to light up a room and put a smile on people’s face after grabbing their attention. This is why an art gallery is full of smiling people.

Having pictures on your blog post will also help to grab the attention of onlookers who browse your blog.

Having cool images which helps to describe your blog post is a great strategy that you can use to catch the attention of your blog visitors so that they can read your blog post.

Another thing that you can use the get people to read your blog post is by the use of infographics.

Infographics are informational graphics, meaning that you have information written on a picture.

You can compile an entire blog post into an infographic, make it interesting and then you will have tons of readers to your blog post.

Have A Great Introduction

Most bloggers don’t want to heavy down their front page with long texts so what they do is use excerpts on their blog’s front page.

Excerpts are the first few opening sentences to a blog post.

Excerpts can also be described as the introduction to a blog post.

If you use excerpts on your blog post then no doubt you would want to write interesting introduction as well for your blog post.

Blog posts introduction helps to wet the appetite of readers so that they want to read the full blog post.

The blog post should be interesting and have information which will capture the attention of your blog readers having them reading to the end of your blog post.

Normally a great introduction means a great blog post, so great effort should be placed into writing great introductions for your blog posts so that you can get people to read your blog post.

Share Your Articles On Social Media/Social Networking

Another great way to find readers for your blog post is on social media or social networking sites.

These types of sites are normally full of online people and you can catch their attention and bring them back to your blog post.

All you need to do is sign up to the popular social media or social networking sties, take to the other members of the site if possible, get some followers or friends and after that you can start sharing your blog posts with them.

Try your best to find people who share the same interests with you, this will make sharing your articles with them much easier.

The reason for using social media or social networking sites to get blog readers is because millions of people use them and it is a great free means of promotion for your blog post.

When sharing be sure to have a great description or title for your blog post and for other sites such as Pinterest use great eye catching images.

If you haven’t been using social media or social networking sites to promote your blog posts then you have been missing out on getting blog post readers.

In Conclusion…

I write my blog posts to educate others about the wonderful things that they can achieve through blogging.

So the more persons I can get to read my blog post then the better is for both of us.

I hope that you have liked my blog post and thanks for reading.

Please leave your comments on how you get readers for your blog post.

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Comments

  1. Actually Social Networks are very helpful to get more readers(Specially Facebook :-D). And also I think guest posting is another good way to get more readers.
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    • Hey Raplus,

      I agree with you pal. I love to connect on Facebook with other bloggers and share my posts with them there.

      Guest posting is one of the best ways as well to get new readers for your blog post.

      Thanks for the comment pal.

  2. Hi Kharim,

    Well i think the main reason for visitors to read our blog post is getting new thing to read out. However attaching a seductive image will also make the reader to stick to post for sometime.

    Before letting the post started we have to give a attractive introduction which make readers to read the complete post. Giving some amazing facts in middle of posts will also be an great idea.

    Yeah, you are right about comment luv blogs, most of people will come to comment on blogs so using of commentluv will also make good blog readers.

    thanks
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    • Hey Tushar,

      I agree with every single point that you have made in your comment.

      Not only focusing on a great introduction but also having great and informative contents in the middle of the post will be great as well.

      I love to use commentluv blogs as well to promote my latest articles.

      Thanks for the comment pal.

  3. Hi,

    Well the first thing which every blog need is readers, without it the blog is nothing like a crap. So working to get loyal readers i must to every blog owner. You’ve sorted the amazing tips to get readers, all of them are very great.

    thanks for the wonderful post.

  4. Hi Kharim,

    Interesting post. Social signals take an important parts these day in getting people read our latest post (moreover if you are completely new in blogging).

    Social signals (such as comments, fb shares and likes, tweet, inshare etc) are known as “value” sign that will attract more readers. It’s very useful sign in the crowded niche. It’s like telling readers … “Hey, others have read and share it why haven’t you?”

    The easiest things to get those signals is from our closest friend. Ask them to give some on your latest post then every visitors will get attracted to do the same.

    Thanks
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    • Hey Okto,

      Yep social media are one of the best places to get readers. I have been working on Facebook to get more readers from there and it has been working out well for me.

      It is very easy and the results are very effective.

      Thanks for the comment pal.

  5. I like your tips, Kharim. I am sure a catchy headline will work well in getting a visitor’s attention. Once he or she is in, you will need good content to make him/her stay and read.
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  6. Mark incense says:

    Hy

    Excellent work man!this is really very helpful for the new comers.Thanks for sharing.keep on writing.

    Thanks

  7. Eye catching headlines are very important as this is what appears when we promote our blog anywhere and readers are lured to come to our site and read that blog. Thanks for sharing these amazing tips. :)

    • Hey Vicky,

      I agree with you. Even though the headlines are just a few words, it must have a big impact on people who see it so it can capture their attention and want to read the article.

      Thanks for the comment pal.

  8. Hello Dear

    really your post is very informative post for all blogger i think social networking way is one of the best way for all blogger really thanks for the sharing me

    Thanks & Regards
    Sarika

  9. Sharing articles via social media sites helps a lot, in terms of attracting readers. Works for me, which is why I’m always on the lookout for great add ons so I can disperse articles on a much wider scale.

    • Hey Lexi,

      The same goes for me. Plugins that helps to promote your newly published posts to the popular social media sites are great. Less work for your and the more readers to your post.

      Thanks for the comment.

  10. Hello

    I am totally agree with your points yes insert cool images o blog post and good introdutions is most important points and share your article on social media site ad this is biggest point for promotions thanks for the sharing me

    Thanks & Regards
    Sonam

  11. According to my experience comment Luv is a versatile plug-in that is great source for referral traffic.Image in a post attract the visitors towards the post but it must be relative.
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  12. Joe Boyle says:

    If you consistantly provide great content that people love to read, they will constantly come back. That is something that is proven, and the great outcome is simply that they will recommend you and your content with high honours. If your friend tells you that a blog post is the greatest he’s ever read, you most likely will go ahead and read it through as well, right? It’s a really great strategy.

    Great post, Kharim.

  13. Gary Tyrrell says:

    As a blogger, it’s very important that you know how to make your blog content interesting and engaging to read. You see, it’s not enough that you have all the essential information because sometimes they find it boring.

  14. There’s some great tips here – I’d like to ad one – and that is to build an email list of subscribers and inform them of each post you make – and invite hem to comment on your post.
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  15. sonam jatoliya from Indian Pictures says:

    Hello

    really what a great post i think eye catching headline this is one of the first think and according to me share article on social media site this is one of the best way for increase your blog promotions thanks for the sharing me

    Thanks
    Sonam

    • Works for me, which is why I’m always on the lookout for great add ons so I can disperse articles on a much wider scale.I am totally agree with your points yes insert cool images o blog post and good introdutions is most important points and share your article on social media site ad this is biggest point for promotions thanks for the sharing me

    • Hey Sonam,

      Yes eye-catching headlines is where it starts.

      That way you can grab people’s attention to your blog post.

      Thanks for commenting.

  16. Kamlesh Nishad
    Twitter:
    says:

    Superb 5 major tips. Blog headlines and commenting is best to get traffic to our blog. Blog heading forced reader to stay on our blog and forced to read entire post.

  17. Use easy-to-understand language and try to build an active community around your blog to make your blog posts go viral.

    Great points Kharim :)
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  18. yeah man that list is certainly the best way to promote a blog. it is reality that visual sensation can override text- adding stunning pictures.
    i think though we have our links in social media it should be compromising.
    good discipline and quality can sure be expected if we follow these five principles for sure. thanks man.

  19. Use Recommended Article to attract viewer to view next article…
    I am going to use same thing for my upcoming blog

  20. Hi Really Awesome post. I am totally agree with you.First thing you should know how to make your blog content interesting and engaging to read. It should be very interesting so that mostly visitors come on your blog and stay few times on your. But In my Opinion 5 tips are also very helpful and i will use these tips also. Well thanks for sharing with us.

    • Hey Soniya,

      Yep blog posts that are interesting and engaging is the best way to go for blogging success. This is a great way as well to get people to read your blog posts and a great foundation for making money on a blog.

      Thanks for the kind comment.

  21. Hi,

    Great article you post really meaningful to me.
    But i have one problem in social media publishing,i didn’t get more visitor what i expected because of not many followers,fan on my social media accounts.so please tell us how we can earn more real followers,fans on our social media accounts.
    Thanks!

    • Hey Bob,

      For social media you have to be interactive with others so that you can get more followers.

      I think I have an idea for my next article. I will write next on how to grow your social media followers and how to get traffic.

      Look out for my next article.

      Thanks for the comment.

  22. Wow Kharim I can not get off your blog now, every time I try to leave another great post sucks me in. You have some great ideas on getting your article read.

    The headline got me, I need more loyal readers so why wouldn’t I read this article. Great work my friend.
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    • Hey Michael,

      I try my very best to attract more people to my blog, like you who want great blogging tips, by writing at my best.

      Having great headlines is the first step to getting people to read your article so it is very important to make blog post titles interesting.

      Thanks for the visit and thanks for the comment.

  23. good tips. I’ll try to use some of them in my blogging. But, as for me, third way is the best. I like, when in article author inserted interesting images.
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  24. You’re right at all points Kharim. Not to forget to enable commentluv to bring more and more readers and encourage commenting- one of the most important things.
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  25. Yes, guest posting can really improve your blog traffic and readership, but it is difficult to do, and all your other points are right on for building credibility and ultimately readership and traffic. Thanks for the post.

  26. Hey guys
    Genuinely your own personal posting is incredibly educational posting for all those article author i do think online community technique is amongst the proper way for all those article author genuinely wanted revealing us.
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  27. It was a great run, and I hope the readers who discovered us found our content useful.

  28. Completely agree with you that its not only important to wirte good content but also make its reading more interesting. Inserting images has really worked for me.

  29. Ash Morrison says:

    Hey Kharim, How would you reccomend getting your blog out there in the Googlesphere in the first place. I have done some backlinking and ahve done quite a bit of on page SEO but it still really isnt getting the visitors??

    • Hey Ash,

      Where did you do your backlinking?

      Are you doing guest posting, blog commenting, forum posting?

      Those are the things that I have done to build up strong backlinks. You also have to submit your sitemap to Google.

      Anything else that I can help you with?

  30. Here are thousands of words to increase the credibility as the name of commentluv plug-in.
    catchy title and images can describe more then thousands of words.
    thanks for the wonderful showing.

    Have a wonderful week!
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  31. Thanks for sharing your ideas. I think as busy bloggers there is a delicate balance between using images and not wasting *too* much time sweating over the small stuff of finding that perfect image. Yes it’s good to find something that illustrates the point and infographics are wonderful for that. But I’m not sure it’s wise to spend too much time on images unless you are running a photographic / artistic blog?
    I read somewhere that you should spend 20% of the time writing your post and 80% promoting it! Not sure how I feel about that…
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  32. its very useful thanks for sharing
    i will implement those thing to see the actual results

  33. Corina Ramos says:

    You shared some great suggestions Kharim and I agree with each one! Great post, clear and to the point! Looking forward to reading more of your posts.

    Great day, K!

  34. Gary Tyrrell says:

    With the stiff competition in the field of blogging, now is the perfect way to put your best foot forward. Take that extra mile to make sure that your blog contains nothing but explosive content.

    • Hey Gary,

      I agree with you pal. There are tons of new blogs popping up everyday and if we want to be one of the top bloggers then we have to take a stand now.

      That is why for the new year I will be doing new things.

      Thanks for the comment.

  35. Dear Admin,

    I visited on your blog “5 Tips How You Can Get People To Read Your Blog Post” from google, Actually i am doing a research work on “Internet marketting”, i really found your article useful for my research project. As i was looking for more related articles on your blog but couldnt find anymore of it. Hope i ll get them in few days…I will keep following your blog till then..!!

    Regards
    Avni

  36. These are basic yet very useful points you have mentioned here, Kharim. Images does play a big role for people to be be attracted to read a post. Thanks for the info.

  37. I’m new at this whole social media by blogging thing and I landed onto your post. I definitely agree with your points. Also, topic specific blogs like food blogs, mom blogs and the like have a target audience. This promises them loyal readers not just random clicks and hits.

  38. I have not tried using cool images on my blog posts. This blog gave me an idea. I will try to take some original cool images to add on my blogs to make sure that they can attract many readers. Thanks for these wonderful tips!

    • Hi Veronica,

      Having images on your blog posts can shine a brand new light on your blog. You can also have an increase of organic search engine traffic and also get traffic through Pinterest when you pin those blog post images to your account.

      Try it out, you will benefit greatly.

      Thanks for the comment.

  39. I believe you did a very good job here, Kharim. I will consider these tips for my next blog and see it for myself. I hope I can attract many readers like you do. Thank you so much, Kharim! Kudos!

  40. Agree with you that a blogs headline is must be catchy, and commentLuv is really very interesting plugin by this our latest blog posts link shows with the comment, and other peoples can get information easily by the links which shows with our comment, if they want information related to that topic. And inserting images, videos And sharing blogs to many Social Networking Sites, Social Bookmarking Sites, provide very benefits to us, by this our PR increases and we can get quality traffic.
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  41. Very few people read the whole article, the thing which lead them to read some part of article is catching image, Images make blog post beautiful and having more images in blog post can make a person to stay there for more time :)

    • Hey Paul,

      I agree with you as well. Especially if the post is long and lengthy. It’s best to write short articles packed with information and do them in series if you have not covered everything in one article.

      Thanks for the comment pal.

  42. Hi Kharim.. Great post! I would like to read more information in your blog so keep on posting cheers!

  43. Blogger is very search engine friendly, if you have magical writer capability then you can write good and creative blog. Your tips are very good it could help me for write my blog. So thanking you.

  44. I seem to have issues with getting people on FB to read my comments. It seems to be able to get numbers you have to have a gang of friends, which I do not have. :(
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  45. Thanks for the tips, I have been trying to create nice headlines and I have been using social media but I think I need to make my introduction text better as I don’t see much improvement.

  46. Thank Kharim for sharing this valuable blog post. Really this is one of the good source of Eye-catching Headlines tutorial. Actually i never thought about using Social Networking before for blogging purpose. When i interest to read blog, i just visit them and i think it would not only help for creative purpose but also help eliminate publishing. I guess i should start using them to organize everything and get more traffic.
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    • Hey Andrew,

      Social media and social networking sites are a great places for traffic generation. You also have to use eye-catching phrases so that you can get traffic to your blog.

      Thanks for the comment and all the best now.

  47. That way too awesome. I never thought that one could write this well on a topic which is very common in SEO world.

  48. Hey Kharim!
    I agree with you specially on the point of the eye catching headline. an eye catching headline may convince a reader to read the whole article. Nice information.
    Thanks.
    Matt

  49. I agree inserting photos to a blog post catching the attention of readers. Very interesting article that you’ve posted. Found the views to be quite informative and valuable. Thanks for sharing.

    • Hey Becca,

      Yes that’s right. Especially if the image can spark a person’s interest or if the image is funny.

      The image can and should be related to the topic of the article so that the person can have an idea of what the article is about.

      Thanks for the comment.

  50. Mark Antony says:

    The article was really impelling. It had somethings really good to say. Like using numeric in headlines, being honest to the readers and using conscious designs and layouts. Great tips for the novices. I would love to forward it people who really want to learn.:)
    Thanks for the share.:)

  51. Participate in forms and share the articles in forums. Provide related posts and Interlinking to increase your readers and page views.
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    • Hey Tushar,

      That is the best way to get more readers to your blog and also to keep them on your blog. By sharing related posts with them then you can benefit greatly with those blogging tips.

      Thanks for the comment.

  52. Dawn Schneider from CPA Chandler AZ says:

    Adding images to a blog is an aspect I had never tried with my tax preparation business. Obviously catchy headlines and solid materials are key but I guess making it eye catching with a nice picture really could push it to the next level. Thanks for the ideas.
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  53. Actually blogger need to think out of the box to get more readers, Facebook and twitter are both great tools but there are many other social media tools that can boost your traffic like Pinterest and StumbleUpon so we can take good advantage of these tools as well…
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  54. hey kharim,

    your idea and thoughts are very interesting,your idea about educating the people from your blog is very true i like it. your idea about having great intro help my blog to reach at good position.

    thanks
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    • Hey Piyush,

      Great to know that you are having success with my tips. If you find people who are eager for your knowledge then this is one of the best ways to reach blogging success and also a great source for blog traffic.

      Thanks for the comment.

  55. Zion Amal says:

    Thanks Karim, Well written.
    You really made it simple enough and now I can force my readers to spend some time on my blog posts.

  56. Having Eye-Catching Headlines is very important because that’s what many people see and decide where to go. It’s like a door into your blog.

  57. Hey Kharim, you have pointed out some important suggestions regarding blog traffic. When i started commenting on different blog, initially it was too boring for me, but now it’s like a fun and i am doing it with much interest. Your tips described above are good enough for increasing traffic of a blog. Thanks for your concern.

    • Hey Vikram,

      Blog commenting may be time consuming but trust me it will be worth it in the end. Blog commenting not only boost blog traffic but it opens up the door to many more successful way for that blogger.

      Thanks for the comment.

  58. Thank you very much for the sharing. you give me a great Ideas to Improve my blogs.
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  59. If you don’t have comment luv enable blog then I think FB like tweet and Pint it botton should be on blog and all these things are for Optimization.
    The most important part of a blog is the content and the presentation of your site which attract every one to you.

  60. monaedward says:

    Kharim this is good but do you think there are some blogs like I can not have comment luv enable on my blogs is that effect on it or let it just going on with my social media.

  61. The best way to get readers to your blog is guest posting on popular blogs. And the second one is social media. As social media is the main part of getting attention of readers.

  62. Ranbir Kapoor says:

    Well said mate.
    Eye catchy headlines are one of the best way to attract more readers.

  63. Kharim so far i found your site the best and easy way to learn about blogging .As far as social media sharing … now there are two option i-e free and promoted and you know that the newbie cant spent lot on promotion :)

  64. Dame string says:

    Great post! The way you explained it…makes the process of writing a blog post very clear it will attract the people and social media is also help for blog traffic. Thanks for share.

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