Sunday, April 26, 2015
How To Generate Traffic To Your Website
Author: Pratima Jaiswal
There are many ways to market your website online. In today’s fast paced Internet world it’s important to keep up with the times and marketing is changing along with those times. Now it’s no longer enough just to have a website, you need to do more to generate the traffic that you need. Here are some ways to begin to generate traffic for your site.
The first thing you need to do to get traffic to your site is, have something for people to look at. Without great content the rest of your marketing efforts will be fruitless. You need to ensure that your website or blog has the best content possible because if you don’t, then the people that do find you won’t be back again. If you start with informative content, you have already won half the battle.
SEO for Search
The content you do have must be found on search engines so for this to happen you must have SEO or search engine optimization on your site. This is done bу targeting keywords that people type into the search engine to find information. A proper SEO company can show you how to do this and how to maximize your traffic from your SEO efforts. For example, if your website is based on Making money online products, you should add keywords like ‘Make money online’, ‘Making money online’, ‘Work from home’, ‘Work from home mom’, ‘Work from home dad’, ‘Internet Marketing’, ‘Digital marketing’, ‘ Be your own boss’, ‘Home based job’, ‘Work from home’, ‘Online business’, ‘Part time job’, ‘Internet coaching packages’, ‘Article marketing’, ‘Coaching packages’, ‘Earn while you sleep’ etc.
Another way to market your site is with Article marketing. You can write about your topic and website and put articles in various directories online. People will find these articles and then click your link to visit your website or blog. The more articles you have the more traffic you can potentially get. Make sure the articles are informative and of high quality to maximize the amount of traffic you do get.
Videos are a very popular way to generate traffic because they are so popular. Websites such as YouTube allow you to host videos on their site. People will watch the video and click your link to visit your website or blog. Videos are also listed high in the Google search engines because Google owns YouTube making videos even more important for traffic generation.
By using companies such as Google Adwords you can pay for clicks to your website. This costs you money but the clicks that you do receive, can help your business grow. You need to compete for the keywords you want which can get expensive but if you’re competing in a tight market you need all the traffic you can get.
One of the newest ways to generate traffic is thorough social media. By sharing information with other people you can grow your business quickly. People that visit your website or blog are likely to click on your social media buttons if you have them and share your content with their friends and colleagues. This creates what we call “viral marketing” because the content reaches a wide audience quickly if it’s considered to be good. Social media also doesn’t cost your business anything and it’s a fantastic way to generate traffic especially if you’re a startup company.
These are just few ways that you can begin to generate traffic with your blog or website. There are many other opportunities out there; you just have to find the ones that work the best for you.