Are you in serious search of the best blog promotion and content sharing websites where you can distribute your posts for free…
That doesn’t cost an arm and leg?
Most of y’all have been struggling with how to make your blog posts get attention and visible to as many people as possible.
I know how difficult it has become to get consistent traffic to your blog using most of the methods “Experts” had recommended like; SEO, Social media marketing, Email marketing, etc.
SEO is hard. No doubt!
We tend to rely on these saturated means of gaining readership that can sometimes be a daunting task or even fail while applying these conventional means of elevating our businesses online.
Then overlook some viable Blog promotion sites and platforms that are capable of driving insane traffic to your website and same time create a mad buzz.
Search Engine Optimization and effective social media strategy is a brilliant way to generate massive traffic, but it is essential of you to diversify and spread your wings wide while seeking ways to promote your business website content online.
In this post, we are going to have a look at 70+ FREE Blog promotion sites that will not only make your content go viral but will also land you countless opportunities that will skyrocket your blogging business and overall online marketing activities.
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Some Benefits of Using Blog Sharing Platforms to Promote Your Blog Posts Include:
- Quality Backlinks opportunities
- Mass social shares
- Increased rankings
- Positive feedback from your audience
- Extensive reach
- Authority and trust
- Content syndication opportunities
- And many more…
Blog Promotion Sites: How do They Work?
Before we deep our minds into this long list of the free article sharing websites that are capable of helping you to increase traffic and potential backlinks…
I will like you to have an idea of what it really entails to get your blog posts shared across these places.
Most of the time, it is not always about where to share your blog posts but how well you have formatted and repurposed your content for each of these platforms.
If you desire to gain exposition, visits, and leads from and to your sites, then it is ideal you repurpose each content to fit any of your chosen blog sharing platforms.
Hubspot published an article showing unbeatable examples from some of the online marketing experts that prove the power of repurposing our content. Check it out here.
Most of the websites where you can publish your repurposed blog posts are free and only requires you to distribute them in the right format for you to able to get the best out of them.
These blog promotion sites I’m about to uncover now, are platforms where you can syndicate or repurpose your content in the below format:
- Written posts
- Podcasts and Audios
- PDFs and Doc files
- Presentation slides
Here we go!
P.S. This is a very long list and I wouldn’t recommend you start with all to avoid being overwhelmed, so I have helped you with just 9 of them you can start with. Click Here to navigate to the bottom and start using.
The number one (1) on my list of the best blog promotion sites which I’ve been using right from the very first day I launched my blog is Flipboard.
This is a blog sharing platform where you can turn your blog posts into a magazine form where you have an individual post as a story.
In my very first month of using this Flipboard, I got loads of traffic from this platform using cool ways to curate and share my content.
Scoop.it is a content creation and content sharing website where you can massively gain visibility using your blog post contents and instantly drive traffic back to your blog.
All you have to do is signup and pick a niche (must be targeted and specific), curate your content, and share. Make sure your content are related to your industry, cus that will help build your brand and authority.
There lots of features that are worth exploring using this free article-sharing platform.
Visual.ly is one of the best infographic makers and at the same time a very reliable Infographic submission website where bloggers and content marketers can promote their business using a visualized form of content.
All you just have to do is take any of your blog posts (preferably top post) and repurpose the post into an Infographic using the services of Visual.ly designers or use a free tool like Visme.co.
Then you upload your awesomely designed Infographic to this platform.
If you want to belong to a community of positively minded business owners, online marketers, entrepreneurs, and any other industry, then this a good place to begin.
BizSugar is one of the blog promotion sites that I see very organized. Every submission must go through an administrator before it gets approved and seen by the entire community.
You have to give in your best and submit quality content and you should also endeavor to engage with other members contents.
According to my research, this is also called ‘the YouTube for documents” which allows anyone to publish blog posts or content on the site using a utility called document reader.
Scribd is capable of turning your blog posts into PDF files and also word documents into web format that can be embedded on other blogs, which enables you to gain backlinks.
Podbean is a podcast creation, hosting, publishing, and monetization platform where you can leverage and promote your existing blog content for free.
I do not need to tell what positive impacts podcast can make in your business and overall content marketing strategy.
Most marketers and biz owners have incorporated podcasts into their marketing strategy and it’s been paying off big time.
I enjoy listening to podcasts more than I read texts especially when I’m on the go.
Digg is blog promotion site that if effectively utilized, can help you skyrocket your blog traffic. This is a social bookmarking site that lets you submit articles under your chosen categories.
If you’re looking for where to promote your blog posts after publishing, then Digg is one of the places to turn to.
I recommend you reading Lifewire’s post on how to effectively use Digg to drive traffic to your blog.
LinkedIn can be very helpful when it comes to making connections with professionals from different industries.
LinkedIn Pulse is just like a publishing feature that LinkedIn added sometime back. I use this platform to syndicate my existing blog posts.
All you have to do is go through this Hubspot article on publishing on LinkedIn Pulse before you start getting tons of views from this wonderful platform.
SlideShare is one of the most effective places to share your blog posts after repurposing it into a presentation slide.
I do not need to tell you that SlideShare is the world’s largest website for creating and sharing of presentation slides.
One thing I never skip whenever I’m to prepare a slide for SlideShare is adding a hyperlink to the presentation, that points back to my blog homepage and blog posts.
Docdroid is another PDF sharing and hosting platform where you can turn your blog contents into a PDF, DOC, ODT, and TXT format.
This a free blog platform to promote your blog content by registering, uploading, and sharing your document links with friends on social or leave it as free to access the document for all on the platform.
This is also a blog promotion site that enables you to add your website URL and increase your readership base.
Blogovin allows you to engage with your existing followers, gain new audiences, and fan for your blog quickly. As soon as you publish new content, Blogovin will notify your readers instantly via email or any form of enabled notification.
You might have read or heard it somewhere else, YES! You can money on Hubpages by publishing your articles there, but must be of high-quality and relevance.
Once you setup an account you start creating your own “hubs” which can also be called articles.
The best way to make things work out for you is to be genuine in repurposing your content on Hubpages.
And also don’t forget to collaborate and network with other content producers on that free article sharing platform.
Mix. Formally StumbleUpon
StumbleUpon changed to Mix around summertime in 2018. This is one of the most popular sites where you can curate and share your articles to gain more popularity.
The mix is a social bookmarking site that allows users to share content and build up backlinks as well.
This is another content creation and distribution medium that might go well for you if your content – after being reviewed and loved by the moderators – gets an extra promotion to the front page of the site.
The best way to dominate here is by creating and sharing a piece of content that will appeal to BuzzFeed users.
Vimeo is a video sharing platform where you can upload, share and consume video content. Just take any of your blog post content, turn it into a video and then upload.
That simple right?
It’s easy for you to promote your content on this platform without for free without spending any money because there are quite some cool features that Vimeo offers to its creators.
Pocket lets you save and read articles, videos, web pages from the internet. Users of this blog promotion platform can find any of their preferred articles from their device and save it for later read.
Medium isn’t a new name in online marketing and publishing space. This blog promotion site which many content marketers have been using to drive massive traffic to their website can be quite a great tool if used correctly.
Just re-post your blog posts to this platform using the import feature or copy your existing blog post and paste it directly on the publishing platform.
Flickr is a photo-sharing community where users from all over the world in various niches upload photos. You can use this platform to drive traffic to your site by taking your customized or screenshots that you’ve used on any of your blog posts and upload it to Flickr.
This post from Harsh Agrawal, owner of ShoutMeLoud explains it all.
This is also one of the few places I tap my blog traffic from, having a Pinterest account for your blog isn’t a bad idea a tall.
You can share images, Infographics, and pictures of your products from your blog as pins. There are tactics you should employ to get the best from Pinterest, Such as:
- Usage of keywords strategically
- Appropriate use of #hashtags
This is one of the content promotion sites I’m yet to incorporate into my blogging activity. Delicious is a social bookmarking platform where you can also share your website content and generate traffic back to your blog.
Dzone is more of a learning platform where thousands of professional developers come to learn post and gain knowledge about trending events in the technology world.
This is also a social bookmarking site, but mainly for individuals who are technically inclined. Such as Software developers, programmers, and the likes.
Feedly is a news aggregator platform for web browsers application and mobile devices which compiles news feeds from various websites so that users can customize and share with others.
Feedly is the most popular RSS blog reader with close to 16 million users.
All you need is a Feedly account, then you add your website’s URL or Feed URL. Then you’re good to go!
This yet another blog posting site where you can drive traffic straight back to your blog posts. Triberr is just like many other social media platforms out there.
To be able to get the best from this free post sharing platform, you should be willing to give unlimited value for free.
I want to remind you that Triberr is an influencer/blogger outreach marketing platform. So be ready to contribute to be able to get the best.
So you already know the importance of video in the marketing of your business online. Aside from that, YouTube is the second largest search engine worldwide.
Repurposing your blog content and upload it to this huge video sharing platform will help you build a sustainable online brand presence.
Make sure you follow the recommended guideline while uploading your vid on YouTube.
Since audio contents are fast taking over the way people consume information, iTunes which has over more than 1 billion audiences enables individuals all over the world to manage, share and play podcasts on the content distribution platform.
You can turn your blog posts into podcasts, and discuss valuable points. Podcasting can help you gain massive following and reputation.
When you sign-up to Snip.ly, go to your dashboard and create a “Snip”, provide the URL of your blog post you would promote;
- Input your message
- Edit a Call To Action(CTA)
- Then create your unique Snip.ly link
Now it’s time to share and make your post go viral
Slashdot is an ultimate bookmarking site tech-inclined folks. if you fall into that niche, sign-up on this content distribution platform.
- Submit your story/news
- Then let it be evaluated by editors
Reddit is a content promotion website and a social media bookmarking site where you submit your blog post and get upvotes if Reddit users find your content helpful.
Endeavor to participate in the subreddits and contribute without being spammy, but using your blog post links when necessary.
Myspace is considered a website where children, teens, and young adults socialize. But it can also serve as a blog promotion site and a tool for business promotion.
For you to be able to make your blog post go viral using this social networking site, I think this eye-opening post by Darren Rowse of Problogger is going to get you started on Myspace.
I have personally used this powerful Instagram feature on several occasions and I can proudly tell you that Instagram Story works wonders when it comes to promoting your business blog contents and elevating your business.
See how it works:
- Tap open the story feature on your phone
- Start recording by explaining valuable concepts about one of your blog posts
- Ensure it is catchy, precise to point and concise
- At the end of the story, tell them to swipe up to read or get the full details (that should direct them to your specified blog post).
And YES! It’s very effective.
BlogEngage is one of the trending blog promotion sites that allow its users to submit blog article and promote posts ceaselessly.
BlogEngage is mainly for bloggers; you meet and interact with your fellow bloggers on this platform.
Quora is one of the world’s largest Q&A site with millions of users, contributors and viewers who come to this platform to interact and get answers to their questions.
I have been using Quora to drive awesome traffic to my sites and it has been a game-changer for me over the past years
This list of blog promotion sites wouldn’t be complete without including Quora. If you really desire for your posts to be seen by millions of users and visitors of this amazing platform, then;
- Sign-up on Quora and select at least 5 areas of interest
- Get a profile picture, connect your social channels, fill up your details
- Start answering niche-specific questions and sprinkle your blog post links where necessary
No serious business owner or blogger should take his/her Facebook page for granted. The Facebook page will give your blog a social life and help you build an audience that will definitely help in spreading your shared blog posts.
As you automate your blog posts to be drip-fed on your Facebook page with the use of a tool called Missinglettr (also one of the great tools I use to advertise my blog), you will start getting views and CTRs from your shared posts.
Facebook groups are gold-mine when it comes to the promotion of your business, blog articles, offers, and landing new customers.
If you do not belong to a group where your target audiences are located, now is the right time to start to join and start making connections. You can also create your own Facebook group and build an audience gradually from it.
Blokube is an online social network for bloggers and marketers with thousands of monthly users.
Register at Blokube and start submitting some of your blog articles to acquire new readers for your blog posts.
Update: On April 2, 2019, Google said that they will be shutting down the consumer (personal) version of Google+, a social network by Google. You can read more about this here.
A blog promo site like Google+ shouldn’t be neglected because this is Google’s own community.
You can cross-promote your blog post on your Google+ profile. This blog sharing platform also aids in indexing your posts, thereby making your site rank on Google.
Anytime you publish a new blog post, share it on your Google Plus profile. Use these tips from Moz to drive traffic to your blog through Google+.
You must have heard about the new video sharing and socializing platform called Instagram TV that was released in mid-2018.
IGTV has its own standalone app and allows you to upload your repurposed content in a video format to your channel.
By now I guess you already know how effective twitter can be if you apply these necessary tips by Jeffbulass:
- Use #hashtags on whenever you share contents
- Use a lot of visuals
- Make sure you tweet often by using a tool like AgoraPulse to Automate your tweets
- Mention Influencers once in a while in your tweet
- Follow industry experts
- Retweet niche-specific contents
I must really confess that; Twitter is one of the best blog promotion sites, happens to be a platform a top site that brings me huge traffic to my blog after Google and Facebook.
This is yet another cool tool I discovered not quite long. Missinglettr helps you create automated social media campaigns for each blog post you publish.
It generates snippets and sweet write-ups from your blog post and lets you distribute it to your social media handles. And you also do not need to worry about images because it uses images of bubbles and generates images from your post.
There are a lot of features of Missinglettr which I covered in this review. This tool is was indeed an eye-opener for me.
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I no longer have to worry about my post not being distributed across platforms within a year’s time frame.
Yappie is one of the blog promotion sites where users distribute their blog content in audio format.
Yappie is a social network mobile application where you can create a short audio form of your post. You can include an image and post your blog URL in the audio description.
Search for LinkedIn groups that relate to your niche and get involved in the conversation. Then whenever you publish an article, you can share it with the relevant groups.
Sticher is a podcast hosting, sharing, and listening platform just like iTunes where you can turn you repurposed a blog post into a meaningful audio recording using the ideal tools.
EzineArticles is one of the best blog promotion sites that accept submissions of articles from content writers. You can get a lot of exposure to your blog post when you begin using this platform.
This is a social curation site where you create a list of anything you can think of. Just as the name implies; when you start using List.ly, you can begin to list of tips of any website or anything that can help your audience.
Udemy is an online teaching and learning marketplace where there are more than 100,000 courses and more than 20 million students.
There are free courses and paid courses on the platform, but you take a series of your blog posts and turn them into a single course on this platform and let it stay there for free. If you like you can take a series of valuable posts and turn them into a priced detailed course.
By doing this you’re building brand awareness and also sending people to your content.
This is a great platform where you can host your webinar and grow your online following.
Paper.li is also a service – just like Flipboard – that turns your socially shared content into a beautiful online newspaper.
It aids in the promotion and distribution of your website content.
I do not need to tell you how important it is for you to have an email list. This is is one of the strong pillars of a successful online business.
Making use of a good email marketing service can also help you flourish online by providing you with features that enable you to keep a fresh and engaging list.
I highly recommend GetResponse. It is one of the cheapest and highly rated email marketing tool.
I have a lot of blogging and business friends who haven’t started utilizing this Facebook messaging application that has accounted for over 1.82 billion worldwide and set to exceed 2.5 billion by 2021.
My advice to you is to create a custom Chatbot for your blog, business, or website. It doesn’t cost a fortune to set up Chatbot up for your blog on Facebook messenger.
There are a few messenger chatbot builders I recommend like MobileMonkey, ManyChat, and Opesta.
Apart from setting up a custom chatbot for your blog, you can utilize the messaging platform in building connections, reach out to like-minded folks, and help each other grow.
Other useful blog Promotion sites:
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There you have it, friend!
70+ free blog promotion sites that you can use to get your blog going even if you’re finding it a bit hard executing SEO or Social Media strategy.
I know it takes time before the SEO optimization changes made on your blog begins to take effect.
You can use some of these content promotion platforms as extra fuel for your vehicle. Don’t try starting with all, just choose 9 out of these blog sharing websites.
Here are the ones I recommend you start with:
- Sign-up on Flipboard and get the mobile App
- Get a Mix account
- MissingLettr (pure Gold!)
- Interact on Facebook groups and connect via messenger
Thank you for reading!
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Which of the platforms has been working for you?
Is there any subtraction or addition I forgot to make? Let me know in the comment below.
Wow!!! That’s a lot! I gotta say this is really of great help. I just started my blog this year and I have a lot to learn. Thanks so much for this!
You’re welcome Yanna…
Just start with atleast 4 out of these platform and with time… you should be getting alot of results!
These are so useful! I struggle with SEO and driving traffic to my site, so I will definitely have to try these to see if it kicks things up. Thanks for sharing!
Search Engine Optimization is essential for the success of every blog/website to gain traffic via search engine, but these platforms will help you stand out in so many ways (social signals, shares, backlinks and authority).
Yes! I have heard of a lot, if not all of these sites before but I have never really be able to leverage them in my favor! ESPECIALLY reddit!
Reddit is an amazing platform and has been the source of traffic to many blogs, but i haven’t tried it… I just stick to 5 platforms and I currently satisfied with the results.
Thank you for these, I am always looking for ways to help grow and expand my site. These will come in very handy.
Sure! You should try them, especially medium, Missinglettr and Quora
Thank you for sharing these tips. It was extremely helpful I realize that I don’t use even 20% of these promotional outlets. I definitely have to put Medium on my radar.
Welcome! Yes, Medium is a platform where bloggers can easily scoop massive traffic if done rightly
Great stuff! Thanks for the info, I’ll definitely use some of these to promote my blog.
Thanks Peter, happy it helped!
I’ve heard of some of these sites, but there are so many I hadn’t. Thanks for the info!
I am using a few of the websites you have mentioned in this post to boost my traffic. I have noticed how Flipboard only promotes good quality content. It’s amazing when you go viral on Flipboard!
This is a great resource for new bloggers 9n where to promote your blog posts! Some of these I have never heard of, so I definitely pinned this!
This is great information! Never heard of over half of these websites!
I have never heard of many of these websites. This is a great resource for bloggers who want to promote their blogs. Thanks a lot for sharing this.
I’m going to make a blog so this post is very useful for me to learn how to make my blog more interesting and professional.
Ok, you’ve convinced me to try Digg and Flipboard! Always looking to try out different platforms to promote my blog posts!
I use Flipboard all the time and it’s cool! let me know how it worked for you.
This is quite a lot of valuable content and information! It’s like you read my mind in my quest to drive more traffic to my blog. Thanks for the tips.
You’re welcome Lindsay
Interesting! I use some of these a lot, but others I hadn’t heard of. Every day’s a school day!
Such a great and informative post. These sites can really be a big help to my blog. Glad Iw as able to read this
This is pretty good and comprehensive list you haev compiled. I will be trying out flipboard to begin with for my blog and see how it goes.
I’m glad the list helped you make a great decision!
This is a great list, thank you so much! I’ve been wondering how people get this kind of promo. x
Wow! These are amazing! I will definitely be signing up for at least ten of these.
Lol… Ten is quite much to begin with. I recommend you start with 3-5 of them
I have only ever really used scribd or slideshare before but this is a great list, thank you so much for sharing.
You’re welcome Ellie!
That’s so helpful information. Thank you for sharing!
Glad it helped Thu Nguyen
A lot of people are doing steemit these days. I wonder why would you put that on #61 in your list! Isn’t it a good platform to build a reader base?
This list of ‘blog promotion sites’ isn’t arranged in an order of importance. The last time I used Steemit, it wasn’t that bad.
So do not mind the way I arranged those platforms.
Thanks mate for the response. I was a little worried.