A very simple, free but effective means of increasing
your blog traffic and creating more backlinks is
through blog carnivals.
All you have to do to participate in a blog carnival
is to type in ‘blog carnival’ in a search engine and
set up a new account here after confirming your email
Once you have set up an account in a blog carnival,
you have to login so that you can browse through all
the carnivals and find one that fits the subject of
the blog you own.
There are usually various blog carnivals that cater
to your blog subject; you have to find the blog
carnival best suited for your blog as they generate
maximum traffic to your blog.
Make sure you submit a good quality and original
article that you had written to the blog carnival
as the better the post, the higher are the chances
of the host including your URL in the ezine.
Try to submit your articles to the blog carnival as
early as possible for a better chance of getting it
featured in the blog carnival’s publication.
As different blog carnivals have different dates for
updating their articles, make sure you check this date
before submitting your post to the blog carnival so
that you know when your can track your blog stats.
As many bloggers follow blog carnivals every week,
they generate traffic and if they find your post
interesting, may visit your blog just by clicking
on the link you provide in the blog carnival.
If you are one of the active bloggers registered to
a blog carnival, you may get chosen to host a blog
carnival on a particular topic and thus get more
exposure for your blog.
Make sure you follow the rules of the blog carnival
to avoid getting suspended and terminated, and to
maintain a good reputation on the carnival.