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Matias D
Matias D

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how can i improve the popularity of my site?

About 8 months ago I published https://devportfolios.net/ a platform where only developers can upload their portfolio for free. No web agencies, designers sites etc... are accepted.

The problem is that only few developers have submitted their website and only few people a day are visiting the website.
What can I do to improve the popularity?
Has someone some suggestions?

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Zelal Hossain • Edited on

Hi,
Try to find out why developer will share their portfolio. What the benefits they are getting ? If you site does not have visitor(client type) i think developer will not share their portfolio site. If there any possibilities that dev can generate good traffic or can generate client from your site then developer will look for you to share their portfolio

To increase the vistor on site you have continously work on it organically. Find the related keyword (seo difficulties should be less). Write regular helpful tips , write lot of info/video about why your site is important. Track the keyword performances and keep continue.
talk to developer communities like this.

Hope you will be able to generate good visitor day by day

I am also creating MERN Stack product and trying to increase visitor on my site. I am growing slowly but its going well. Every month sales increasing little by little

BTW- Here is my site- jstemplate.net

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Gabri

By the way….when I click “visit” on any card, nothing happens :)

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Matias D Author

Hi, thanks for the reply, very strange... which browser/device are you using?

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Gabri

It’s astrange scenario. It happens inside the web browser included in the Forem app, but if I open it on Chrome it works.

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Gabri

iPhone 13 mini, Forem APP

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Matias D Author • Edited on

Ok so I think I get the problem, the site is created only for find inspiration, there is no a real reason to share the personal portfolio (except help others).
I created the website cause when you search for developer portfolios you only find articles and all of them always list the same 20/30 super famous portfolios.
I thought it was a good idea to have a site with a large choice.
Thanks! what do you suggest? should i abandon the idea?

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Justinmaker

Try to share on social networks and skillfully insert links to your website. It will definitely help.

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Matias D Author

I'll try, thanks!

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Medea

you could market it using social media

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Rodrigo Nascimento

basically: SEO, paid traffic, ads and social media marketing in general
another thing that you could do: create a community around your biz on discord, twitter or whatever place your audience frequently interacts

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Atul Prajapati

Reason 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩

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Ben Sinclair

I don't understand your comment, could you clarify it a bit?

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Atul Prajapati

Find the reason of your audience, why they have to invest their time on your website.

So indirectly your website will be popular.

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Gamerseo

Creating a blog can be a good solution.

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Matias D Author

Thanks! I'll try, it was in my 2022 ideas but I never started