So you want more traffic from a specific country for your website? Whether it’s Denmark, China, France or the USA, here are some strategies that work.
Consider buying a country-specific domain to get a higher search engine rank for that country. Try using domain extensions like .us (USA) or .co.uk (UK) or .ca (Canada) for better results.
Geo-Targeting Using Google Webmaster Tool
Google Webmaster Tool is a free tool to help marketers and bloggers looking for a country-specific audience. Use Google Webmaster Geo-Targeting to set the target country and tap into regional traffic.
Web Hosting Server Location
Your website host location plays a major role in driving geo-targeted traffic to your website. Consider hosting your website in your target country. This helps your site load faster in that country due to the server’s IP. It also makes it easier for search engines locate your server.
Backlinks are a great source of generating website traffic. Try building backlinks that are country-specific using guest blogging strategies or commenting on other country specific blogs. If you’re targeting traffic from the U.S., build more backlinks from U.S. based websites.
Create Targeted Content
Because Google uses content to determine which country you’re targeting, it may be useful to include the country’s name in the meta title and meta text of your posts. This makes your content more keyword-targeted for that specific country. Make sure you maintain the readability of your content to enhance its ranking in search results.
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