Getting traffic to your blog is one of the most important things you need to do as a blogger but it is no surprise many bloggers still find it difficult to build blogs with high traffic even though they’ve read countless of articles on the subject. What matters most is not what you read but you do, the best part of getting traffic to a blog is taking action and this post will be giving you 21 simple ways to get traffic to your blog, all you need to do is take action and achieve success.

1.  Comment on other blogs

2. Write for other blogs

3. Market Your Blog Using Videos

4. Make use of social networking sites

5. Make use of social bookmarking sites

6. Collaborate with other blogs

7. Utilize the power of article marketing

8. Make use of online groups (e.g. Google and Yahoo Groups)

9. Make use of social blogmarking sites (like Blokube and Blogengage)

10. Write top posts

11. Participate in Forums

12. Utilize comment trackbacks

13. Don’t neglect SEO

14. Submit your blog to technorati and other blog directories

15. Utilize the power of blog contests

16. Submit your blog to blog carnivals

17. Write controversial blog posts

18. Make use of Yahoo Answers and other online Answering portals

19. Blog about celebrities (or write posts in your niche form a “celebrity angle”)

20. Interview top bloggers in your niche and ask them to share the interview

21. Build a Mailing List (there are months I get as much as a thousand visitors to my blog from my mailing list alone).