Reddit Marketing 101: 5 Steps Ways to Drive a Ton of Free Traffic from Reddit
Did you know that you can drive a TON of free traffic from Reddit? Here’s the 5 step formula to marketing your business on Reddit.
The first thing you want to do when it comes to Reddit traffic generation is you’ve got to participate in the community.
By participating you’ll realize what people like, and what they don’t want. You’ll understand what content works and what content doesn’t.
The second thing you want to do is join subreddits. What subreddits are, are sections of Reddit. Reddit talks about everything out there, but you know what they’re subsections on fashion, marketing, even weed.
There’s sections on everything out there on Reddit. If you’re into Bitcoin and Ethereum, you’ll also find subreddits on those topics.
Now that you’re participating in subreddits and you’ve joined them, again you want to participate in the community see what they like in those subreddits and what they don’t.
The next thing you want to do is be transparent.
Redditers can smell marketers from a mile away, and that’s why most people struggle with monetizing and getting traffic from Reddit.
If you’re not transparent, people are going to sniff you out, and none of your content’s going to do well.
The fourth thing you want to do is replicate the content that’s already doing well on Reddit, and a create better version of it.
When you submit, and you’ve participated, you have this community, you have this following on Reddit, you’ll find that they’ll start voting up your stuff. It’ll begin to generating you traffic, and over time you’ll get more visitors to your site, but there’s one caveat. When you’re trying to get a lot of traffic from Reddit, you’ll struggle if you do what I do.
If you go to neilpatel.com you’ll notice I have sliders, popups, and all these things because I want to collect a lot of emails.
Redditers hate that, so if you’re using Hello Bar to collect all of your emails, put in there within the settings you can say don’t show it to people coming from Reddit and by doing that, the Redditers won’t be ticked off when they come to your site. But if your site, in general, is very aggressive, what’ll happen is no one will want to share your content, they’re going to all download it and you’re going to get no traffic from Reddit.