February 23, 2016

How to Keep Readers on Blog for Longer Time?

This feel frustrating when you spend hours to write blog posts and people move out of your blog within seconds. You want people to spend hours on your blog, but that never happen. But you can do one thing that is make people to come on your blog more frequently and spend minutes not just seconds.
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Now you may ask How?.  Today I show you some strategies to increase the time readers spend on your site from seconds to minutes, this will not give you a good feeling but also good for search engine ranking of your blog or website as it help you to decrease bounce rate of your site.

How to Keep Readers on Blog for longer time?

Ask Questions and Respond:

Always ask question at the end of your blog posts. This will help you to make your readers engage with your content and increase comments.

By asking readers a question, you will encourage then to leave comments. This will also help to visitors to stay on your blog longer. It also give you opportunity to respond to the comments which make readers to ask more questions or leave more comments.

This is why I respond to every single comment on EProBlogger.

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Help Your Readers:

Some of your readers may ask you for help through comments, while others may email you asking for your help.

Whether you write an individual, customized response to each of your readers or you write a general blog post that helps your readers solve one of their problems, you need to put them first.

Don’t do it just because you want them to come back to your blog, but do it because you really care about them and want to help them.

In the long run, this approach will help you build a great reputation and create a loyal following. Loyal readers will keep coming back and will stay on your blog for a longer period of time.

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Showcase Your Top Posts:

Blog`s sidebar is usually the most clicked area of a site. You can show popular content in sidebar, which make readers to stay on your site for long.

Create a Conversation:

What you think of my writing style? Is it fun, professional or boring? I hope you don`t feel boring. I focus to keep you engaged.

Conversational style is the best style to write blogs and make people engage with your content.

Also See : Top 50 Blogs to Follow

Collect Emails:

Emails are one of the best way to build traffic. Visitors who subscribe to your blog via email, usually spend more time than others.

Now question is how you can get more people to subscribe email list? You need to attract them. Offer your readers free ebook or a PDF as benefit to subscribe your blog via email.

Spread Your Content Over Multiple Pages:

If you can help it, you don’t want to do this with your blog posts as it isn’t the most usable solution. But if you happen to create detailed guides like I do, you can easily break them up into multiple pages.

Also See : Blog like a Pro Blogger

Related Posts:

Related posts always works like a charm. By adding a related posts widget below posts, you can encourage readers to read related posts.


These are the strategies that you should use on my blogs to increase the time readers spend on your site. Have patience as it takes time to build loyalty and trust with readers.

Do share what are your ways to increase time readers spend on your site? If you have any question, feel free to ask via comments. Don`t forget to like us on Facebook or subscribe eAskme newletter.