5 Ways To Keep Readers On Your Blog Longer

One of the biggest challenges of blogging is getting traffic, but beyond that, once you have traffic, you need to figure out how to keep people actually on your blog so that they read more, view more ads, and potentially, buy something.

1. Put More Content on the Homepage

Though many blog templates provide the option to list more than one post on the homepage, many of them try to squeeze full-length posts rather than using excerpts, which means your reader will have to scroll through entire posts before finding something that interests them.

2. Related Posts Widgets

If someone comes to your blog and reads a good post, they are probably in a state of mind in which they want to read more. Why not fulfill that wish by showing them some similar posts that they might be interested in?

3. Reduce Distraction

Yes, I know - you want people to see all of your products and fancy widgets, but sometimes these can become so much of a distraction that people can't make a decision and simply click away.

Read All: Keep your readers for longer period

These are the steps that helped me keep my visitors for longer periods, as you can see from the image below, my readers stay on my blog for an average of 18:55 minutes which is very good.