5 Types of Content to Increase Traffic to Your Job Board

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The primary task of any website owner is to find ways to drive more traffic to their site and generate more revenue. The tricky part is making sure that your content is relevant to your website’s theme or else Google may disregard your content and your website. But if you do some thinking outside of the proverbial box, then you will be able to come up with great ideas to drive more traffic to your website and generate a lot more income.

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Instructional Videos

If you run a job board website or an Internet job message board, then video tutorials on good job hunting tactics can be extremely effective at driving more traffic. Videos are not only engaging content, but you can host them on a popular video hosting website and drive even more traffic to your own site. With videos and driving more traffic, it is a win-win for you and your website.


The business experts at Business2Community.com suggest creating regular podcasts on topics of interest to your target audience to increase traffic. Podcasts are simply audio presentations that can be quickly downloaded from your website for mobile or standard desktop formats. After a while, a podcast series could become very popular and set your website up to be regarded as an expert resource in your field.


Business2Community.com also points out that colorful and informative infographics can help drive a lot of traffic to your website. These are graphics created to show various statistics that answer a question or support a statement. The best part about infographics is that they get shared constantly, so putting your website address on an infographic you created will help bring a lot of exposure and traffic to your website.

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Infographics entertain and inform your traffic, plus they get shared a lot.

Guest Posts

You can increase interest in your site and drive more traffic when you utilize guest posts from experts in the job hunting field. The Wordstream.com website points out that guest contributors will promote their content on your site to help drive traffic for their work and that will help to enhance the promotion work you are already doing for your site. Bring in some experts to add content to your site and you can add a new level of credibility and drive new traffic to your site.

Slide Shows

With job boards, visual content is both appreciated and utilized. For example, an article about what to wear to a job interview would be much more effective if you could use images to show the kinds of clothing styles you are talking about. That is why slide shows can be an effective way to drive more traffic to your job board website. A slide show that gives your audience visual clues on how to do things can be much more effective than a text article at both providing information and driving traffic.

Your job board website has a lot of opportunity to drive traffic that you should be using to your advantage. Look into different types and styles of content to help you achieve the kind of revenue-generating traffic that you have been looking for.

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3 Thoughts on “5 Types of Content to Increase Traffic to Your Job Board

  1. Appreciate, eye-catching points; shapes or things on your job board is equally as important. The more interesting and relevant to your job board is, the more likely your readers and visitors are to share them. After these points that are mentioning in the post when you’ll know it, you’ll start seeing lots of new traffic and clients on your job board.

  2. Yoav Guttman on July 6, 2015 at 2:25 pm said:

    I think of all these though, podcasts might be the hardest to really get going because you have to think really long term about that. You do not really hear too often about a 1 or 2 episode podcast…if that exists, I feel like those become slideshares or recorded powerpoints.

  3. This is a wonderful article! I would have never thought about incorporating visuals such as instructional videos, podcasts, and the like to drive traffic to your website.

    Thank you again for this very valuable article!

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