Normally, a newbie starts his Blogging career with blogger because it is totally free and provides lots of facilities. However, He/She may switch towards bigger goals. In that scenario, They want to redirect traffic from their old blog to the new website or self hosted blog. If you are also looking for the same, This post can be helpful for you.
1. Post Advertisement on your old blog
It is one of the common method of informing your visitor about your new website. Simply post a notice board on the your old blog. Always Post it at the top of your blog or below your menu so that visitors can see your Advertisements without any issue. Also make it attractive so that, It can grab the attension of visitors.
2. Use social networks
If you have already got lots of subscribers on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc then you can easily inform your visitors about your new website. For that, You can simply post your information on your Social networks. Ask your subscribers to visit your new website. The way of writting always matters most so make it catchy and attractive.
3.Make use of your subscribers
There is major difference between a New and Pro Blogger. New blogger never give importance to their subscribers while ProBloggers always send new stuffs to their subscribers. Always remember that, Subscribers are the one who comes back to your site so always give importance to them. Try to provide some special offer to make them interested all the time..Inform them about your new website and its content. Don’t forget to cover, How it will be helpful for them.
4. Redirect your old blog to new website
You can redirect the visitors of your old blog to the new address simply by putting a simple code in your blogger template. After the insertion of code, your visitors would be able to see the original site just for few seconds and then will redirected to the new website. The steps for implementing the same is given below:
- First of all, Log into your blogger Profile.
- Click on “Template” option. The screenshot of the same is shown below:
- After that, Click on “Edit Html”. The screenshot of the same is shown below:
- Try to look for <head> in your template as shown below:
- Just below <head>, Paste the below given code:
<span style="color: red;"><b><meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;url=http://www.yournewurl.com/"></meta></b></span>
- Once done, Click on “Save Changes” button and you are done.