In order for any Internet Marketer or any type of online business to succeed, it is important to have a constant flow of traffic to your site. Without traffic, a website will not make any sales and the online business will fail. It is therefore important that you know how to drive traffic to your website. There is a way to drive traffic to your website on any budget, and this article outlines all those essential ways through which you can succeed.
Method 1. Fresh Unique Content- People go online to look for information and also buy what they need. It is therefore important for you to have high quality and unique content on your website so that visitors to your website will spend more time on your website, bookmark your website and also buy from you. In addition, if you have lots of useful information on your website, you will be considered as an expert in your niche, and you will therefore easily get customers.
Method 2. Search Engine Optimization- In order for your site to be found on the search engines when people are looking for information, make sure that your niche keywords and phrases are in your headlines and in the rest of the content on your website. This means that your website will show up and will rank high when people look for those keywords on your website, and this will drive more traffic to your website.
Method 3. PPC (Pay per Click) Advertising- If you have the money to pay for the advertising, you can run an advertisement with Google AdWords, Bing, or Yahoo Overture, to drive traffic to your website. Do not forget about the Social Media Site such as Face Book. Be sure to be fully prepared when paying for advertising. Study a book that teaches how to advertise on the internet or even Google will teach you about different strategies and techniques. Always be sure to split test your campaigns. Use your tracking to hone in on your demographics. Otherwise you will just be throwing water in the wind and you will end up broke.
Method 4. Article Marketing- This is a very powerful tool for driving traffic to your website. In all your articles, make sure you have a resources box or authors biography which will contain your website URL. After reading your article, people will want to visit your website, so the more articles you write the more traffic you will drive to your website.
Method 5. Specialized Niche Forums- This is one of the most effective ways of driving traffic to your website. Participate in targeted forums by writing useful posts in the forums that are related to your niche, and have your website link in your signature. If you participate in forums that are not of your niche, you will be essentially wasting your time and you will get a lot of people upset. Upset people on the internet are capable of anything. There is no need to rile up anyone. You are liable to get some folks that will spam you to death. You have better things to do with your time.
Method 6. Viral Marketing- Write free e-books or short reports with a link to your website. Have a link to your website on your blog and on any press release that you write. These will drive traffic to your website for an undetermined amount of time. Same as with Article Marketing , as these items get passed around people will be wanting to see your site.
Method 7. Video Marketing- You can create a video about your product or service that you offer on your website and post that on You Tube. Add your website link on that video, and this will make sure that people who view your video will also visit your website as well if they have need for your products and/or services and they may even share it with someone they know that is looking for what you have offered in the video.
Method 8. Although countdown lists are best with an odd amount, I could not help but putting in this last method. The Method is simple and basic. A lot of times we like to confuse things with all these different New ideas and we forget about the simple things. My mentor, Zig Ziglar, taught me the acronym K.I.S.S. (Keep It Short & Simple). So generally after I use all the newfangled ways, I go back and do the basic short and simple way, sometimes it is just a matter of persistence. That is the 8th method, Be Persistent. Do not give up without putting up your best fight. Always give it your all. OORAH!
In using these 8 methods outlined above, you can drive a lot of traffic to your website, boost your sales and grow your online business profits. These Methods listed above have been proven time and time again. I encourage you to put these methods not only in place but additionally put them into action. The only time they do not work is when they are not applied. It is like having an alarm system and not turning it on or having air-conditioning but sweating, or best yet, getting in your car and not starting it, you will be going nowhere fast. I hope this has been of some help for you.
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