A Complete Guide For Effectively Using Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

  • A Complete Guide For Effectively Using Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

Are you planning any campaign or want to drive massive traffic to your website or blog? If yes, then it’s good to use Quora to drive website traffic with just a few steps.

Quora: The Wonderful Traffic Driver for NewBie and Pro Bloggers

Have you heard of Quora?

It’s the Q&A platform where anybody can ask a question and get answers from authorities in the community. And you know, two former Facebook employees founded Quora in 2009.

According to Alexa, Quora ranks amongst 150 top sites in the world, and its recognition is rising. The active writers on Quora support an average of 30,000+ monthly views and 350,000+ annual views. The most active writers get 90,000+ views monthly and 1+ million yearly. (Source: Quora)

Quora is recognized even more beneficial than Yahoo Answers because it has more efficient mechanisms for promoting and bringing out quality content.

Quora has an incredible 1.5 million users globally per month. Your participation on Quora is an excellent method to show your expertise, give straight answers to people’s queries (you should limit suggestions or answers to what your profession deals with).

If your answers give users valuable insights, then it will results in direct traffic to your website.
Even despite Quora was launched way back in 2009, you might not have confronted it until. But make no illusion, these days Quora is a significant opportunity.

Here’s what it looks like in action:
A Complete Guide For Effectively Using Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

Here’s a primary explainer video that will clarify your questions:

Quora gets most of its traffic, around 37% from India. So if your Blog relies on Indian traffic, it can be a boon for you. Of course, there is a considerable amount of traffic from the US too.

If you know how to use Quora efficiently, you can drive an enormous amount of traffic to your site. The excellent point about traffic from Quora is, it is profoundly Targeted traffic and will turn to a very low bounce rate.

Currently, Quora forms 20% of the Total traffic to my Blog.

So the question is how to use Quora efficiently to drive Traffic to your Blog? This is what I am going to explain you in this article. So let’s move on.

Step #1. Create An Optimized Profile:

Create an optimized profile including all business data, social media, and your site so that it gets a professional and catchy attention.

A Complete Guide For Effectively Using Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

Quora represents your profile and questions bio in all answers next to your name.  An accurate profile could help you to reflect your professional value, vision and aim approach over Quora drive.

But never write bullshit that harms your right focus of authority building.

A group of Bloggers skips this step, but this is certainly very Paramount to enhance your credibility. Points to be taken care while creating your profile on Quora:

  • Add a Relevant Profile Bio
  • Write Brief Profile Description
  • Add Relevant Topics In “Knows About” Section
  • Add Relevant Topics To The Feed Section

So Pick your words intelligently because space is limited. You only have 80 characters to represent yourself. Now that your Profile is correctly set up, you can now focus on driving maximum traffic to your Blog.

Step #2: Go Seeking for “Big Game” Topics

The step that 90% of Quora authors miss, and it’s the contrast between going 50 versus 1,000 views on your answers.

Are you all set?

Before you compose a single answer, you need to get the solutions that are attracting the most views and upvotes within your topic of interest.

So start by looking for a relevant topic. You can use this list of the most followed topics on Quora to find the ones getting the most traffic and views from the community.

There are many other methods you can locate queries to answer at Quora. Let us go through each type.

1. Search Quora: You can do Quora Search Bar to find a correct question.

2. Asked To Answer: Quora has an “Ask To Answer” feature wherein a questioner can put queries to 15 guys. When somebody asks you a question, it will be displayed in “Asked to Answer” part just below Questions for You.

Originally, you will not find any queries in this section. But as your Quora Reputation increments, more questions will show up in this section.

3. Check Questions For You: A recently posted, followed or re-asked question is likely to get a lot of views. Such questions are presented in “Questions For You” Section” under the “Answer” Tab of your Quora Dashboard.

A Complete Guide For Effectively Using Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

4. Most Wanted Questions: As the name implies, these are the queries which get frequent followers and views but lack any valid answers. Answering such question can give you a lot of views instantly.

5. Questions In Your Feeds: Questions in your Feeds are mainly meant for you to read. If you have picked the correct Topics in your feed while setting up your profile, you can see some related questions in this section.

Step #3. Carefully Art your Answers

No particular recipe exists for writing the accurate Quora answer, but certain tactics will considerably enhance your opportunities of success.

But if you use the following methods, you’ll endure success much sooner.

Tactic #1: Tell Stories
Tactic #2: Write Helpful answer
Tactic #3: Longer yet Precise Answer
Tactic #4: Bulleted Points
Tactic #5: Use Appropriate Images
Tactic #6: Be Honest To Your Readers

Quora scowl upon personalities who answer questions to promote their Blogs and products. So it’s essential that you set your links wisely without doing a sales pitch.

Propose to draft a good answer and can add this phrase by linking to your blog “If you find my answer useful, you can check the detailed post on it here; which would be linked to your blog post.”

You can also add the links within the middle of your answers too. I recommend you to also add links to other blogs to make the linking look more natural.

Step#5. Always Reply to the Questions that are Seen Utmost

Study at the number of views in the ‘Question Overview’ part and give preference to answer the questions that you could get the notable views on your reply. Views value to the new viewers to get attention for a further read and inspire reading the links as well.

Step #6. Analyze Quora Stats to Recognize the Improvements

Quora has its analytics feature which shows your posts stats such as monthly views, upvote, and downvote.

A Complete Guide For Effectively Using Quora To Drive Traffic To Your Blog

You should look at a glimpse your stats that carry your upvotes, achieved views, shares, etc. By Observing up these stats, you could estimate out your Quora operations, how to make the answers better.

These stats also helps to how to be used Quora best for your traffic potential. It also has the option to follow other people; you can follow other famous profile on the Quora, and other users can also follow you which help to create the network of peoples.

Step #7. Upvote on Others’ Helpful Answers with Comment

Never wait to appreciate another best answer adding a comment and upvoting as well.

This appreciation helps you to make a healthy relationship with the user, who could award you back by upvoting your answer which in turn contributes to getting enough Quora traffic on the website.

Bonus Point: Make a Quora blog

Quora allows the opportunity to create a different blog on their platform like https://www.quora.com/blog/yourname. It can be a valuable part of your social marketing strategy.

According to Quora, their blog is good for authors who don’t have an audience and also for bloggers who have loyal readers but need to approach more readers.

If you are previously using Quora, how do you utilize it for your business? Do you have any Quora hacks? If so, leave them in the comments!

About the Author:

Anuradha is the co-founder of DHost.com, a website specially designed for Web Hosting Shoppers who are looking for effective tips for blogging and reliable hosting reviews. She developed the interest in web hosting and search engine optimization. Anuradha has been in web hosting industry for four years. She loves engaging on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. In her free time, she loves eating new foods, reading books and spend time with her family. Connect with Anuradha on Facebook @chawlaanuradha.


  1. Pritam July 28, 2016 at 1:55 pm - Reply

    Thanks anuradha for sharing another great article about quora. You are right that ans at quora increase your blog traffic. We all know Increase traffic = increase earning. I am also on quora & sometimes ans for the questions someone asked me. I must say its wonderfull review of Quora website. 🙂

    • Anuradha Chawla July 29, 2016 at 5:39 pm - Reply

      Hello Pritam,

      Nice to see you here.. and Thanks for the appreciation, I am happy that you liked the article. Yup Quora is still a hidden gem.
      Best of luck and I’ll look forward to your answers on Quora. Thanks for following me on Quora too. Hope to see you again here.

  2. Pravin July 30, 2016 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    Amazing Article…….. I was totally unaware of it. After reading this post, I just signup on Quora….Thank you so much for this Post…..

    • Anuradha Chawla July 31, 2016 at 1:20 pm - Reply

      Hello Pravin,

      Thanks for the appreciation. I am happy that it helped you. Good luck Pravin I hope it is as fruitful for you as it has been for me!

  3. Robin Khokhar July 30, 2016 at 6:06 pm - Reply

    Hi Anuradha,
    I have been using Quora for a long time and its is really helpful to drive some extra traffic to our blogs or website. Your post is really helpful.
    Thanks for sharing.

    • Anuradha Chawla August 13, 2016 at 8:21 am - Reply

      Hey Robin,

      Nice to see you here. Yes, Quora is a wonderful traffic driver for blogs or website. I am happy that you liked the article. thanks for your comment.

  4. Karan Arora July 30, 2016 at 7:54 pm - Reply

    Very nice written…. I am frequent user of Quora for solution of my queries. You really written very well. Good work and keep continue.

    • Anuradha Chawla July 31, 2016 at 3:10 pm - Reply

      Hello Karan,

      Thanks for your comment and appreciation. Yes i will keep on writing good and informative guides. Hope to see you again here.

  5. Hussain Omar July 30, 2016 at 10:26 pm - Reply

    Hey Anuradha,

    Great post!

    Quora is a great platform, and I believe that you get most of it when you consider it as a part of your Online Reputation. You shouldn’t treat it as an easy backlink resource, your inputs there should add value.

    Thanks a lot for this valuable post.

    Keep posting!


    • Anuradha Chawla July 31, 2016 at 1:41 pm - Reply

      Hey Hussain,

      Nice to see you here. Thanks and I am happy that you liked the article.! You are right, Quora is a great way to Establish credibility and we can learn Learn what our readers want. Well by answering questions we will quickly come to understand where people are struggling. Hope to see you again. Good luck!

  6. AArti July 31, 2016 at 2:34 am - Reply

    Thanks Anu.
    If you are recommending Quora then surely I will give it a try for newly born my blog! Then I will try to reply again with great blog stats 😀
    Wish me good luck!

    • Anuradha Chawla July 31, 2016 at 1:25 pm - Reply

      Hey Aarti,

      Thanks for comment and appreciation. You can Follow me there on Quora, you can find helpful answers for your blog. Wish you a very Good luck Aarti! I’ll see you on there!

  7. Rajendra Kumar July 31, 2016 at 6:14 pm - Reply

    Hi Anuradha,
    First I want to say thanks a lot for sharing an excellent article. I know already that Quora is one of the biggest platforms to drive a lot of traffic on our money blog. But I didn’t know about that how to start. Your post is helpful for me and all the bloggers who like me. Thanks again for it.

    • Anuradha Chawla August 13, 2016 at 8:22 am - Reply

      Hello Rajendra,

      Glad that I helped you. Thank you so much for liking the article. Hope to see you again here.

  8. Satish Kumar Pal November 14, 2016 at 7:45 am - Reply

    good read. It definitely opened my eyes into a new perspective. I never thought Quora could be that helpful! Thanks for sharing!

    • Anuradha Chawla November 14, 2016 at 7:46 am - Reply

      Thanks for Comment 🙂 Go for it Satish You will surely get results 🙂

  9. Jigar Patel December 22, 2016 at 7:50 am - Reply

    Hi Anuradha,

    This is first time I came to your blog through Google and I am glad to came here.

    I never try Quora before, but after reading your article I realise that its worth to try once. I always worried about my blog traffic, Hope this will become a good source of traffic for my website. I bookmarked your post and must share with my fellow.

    Thanks for sharing useful article.

    • Anuradha Chawla December 27, 2016 at 5:01 pm - Reply

      Hello Jigar

      Thanks for Comment 🙂 Go for it Satish You will surely get results 🙂

  10. Arpit singh December 28, 2016 at 5:32 am - Reply

    Hi Anuradha,

    Amazing article. Quora is very useful for building a trust and getting traffic. You have covered all key points which make using Quora more effective. Thanks for sharing.

    • Anuradha Chawla January 9, 2017 at 6:35 am - Reply

      Hello Arpit

      Welcome to my Space. Thank you so much for your appreciative comment. It sounds nice that you found the blog helpful. Take care and have a lovely weekend 🙂

  11. shravan April 2, 2017 at 8:21 am - Reply

    Hi Anuradha,

    nice article but still I’ve only got few traffic from quara,

    • Anuradha Chawla April 10, 2017 at 11:42 am - Reply

      Hey Shravan

      Thanks for your comment. Follow the tips mentioned there in article, i hope it will helps you to get good traffic.

  12. Navin Rao April 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Reply

    Hey Anuradha,
    That was a well explaination about Quora. No doubt Quora is a great platform for the bloggers.
    I would say Quora is a Institution… from Where bloggers can learn, teach and drive traffic..
    Coolest part is one can get some ideas to write their posts as well.

    Fortunately landed to your blog..
    Keep sharing…

    • Anuradha Chawla April 10, 2017 at 11:53 am - Reply

      Hello Navin

      Glad to know that you found this article helpful. Thank you for reading through and sharing your comment. Hope to see you again here 🙂

  13. Akshay Naik October 22, 2017 at 11:21 pm - Reply

    Hi Anuradha,
    I have been using Quora for a long time and its is really helpful to drive some extra traffic to our blogs or website. Your post is really helpful.
    Thanks for sharing.

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