Monday, February 9, 2009

5 Different Ways to Get Traffic For Your Website

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"My website is on-line now. I don't see any visitors. Submitted the site URL to some search engines, but nothing seems to happen! How am I ever going to get that traffic you talk about?"

Yes, getting that initial traffic is not very difficult if you already have another established website. But what if it is your very first website? Here are five different ways to get started!

Before doing any of these make sure that your site does have something substantial to offer. Otherwise the site will just fall back into obscurity after an initial burst of traffic. What you need, is to turn your first set of visitors into evangelists who will talk about your site on forums and their blogs. If your site is just another "Me Too" site, this is not going to happen. There has to be some thing unique or different about your site. A good "Wow!" factor will also help!

Get Links
Get one or more established websites to link to you. If it is a well known site and you get featured at a reasonably prominent location on that site, you will get a quick flood of traffic. A blogger friend or some one with an established website can help you. If you don't have any one to help you, you will need to be a little creative. If your site is software related you can submit your product to one of the known software download sites.

Get Help from an On-line Community
Get involved at a related on line forum and talk about your interests. Make sure to follow the forum rules. Most forums will allow you to include a signature at the end of your post. Ensure that you also contribute something of value to the forum.

Write Articles

There are sites that accept articles for publication. Write a series of good articles about your field and submit it to such sites. Include information about your site at the end. You can even get articles written for you for a fee. Make sure that your articles are original and provide valuable information.

Issue a Press Release
This is probably the best method to get your site noticed. Create a good newsworthy press release and submit it using one of the on-line PR sites sites like prweb.com or PRNewsware.com. Again, you can get experts to create a good press release for a fee.

Do PPC Advertisements
Create PPC advertisements and use Google Adwords or Yahoo advertising network.

Pay per Click and PPC strategies will be covered next posting.

Related Post:

Ten Things You Should Do To Make Your Website Optimized For Humans and Search Engine Spiders!

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24 comments:

Ashvin Patel February 11, 2009 at 7:14 PM  

Great traffic tips.
i also liked search engine tips.

SEO May 28, 2009 at 2:03 PM  

Awesome tips ,How about digg,delicious
Thanks for sharing

Kauf auf Rechnung July 31, 2009 at 7:05 AM  

How about setting up a little raffle. Just offer a few bucks or a cool product, tell a few bloggers about it, and chances are you'll attract a few hundred visitors.

logo design August 8, 2009 at 1:15 PM  

great tips i believe article marketing worls best!

Online shopping cart website design March 4, 2010 at 3:24 PM  

Useful post... getting links works great, it can help a site to top the search engine ranking of a chosen keyword and also provide a direct traffic from the sites that link to it.
Press release also works effectively but most webmasters do not use it, Press releases is way of promoting your business and a way getting backlinks. press release is not done primarily for getting links, but it is possible that other webmasters, copy and use the contents provided and in return, provide a link back to the source, so they might help with getting new backlinks.

Web Hosting UK March 9, 2010 at 4:38 AM  

Article marketing is a great way to generate traffic to your sites and awareness of your expertise, the more articles you write and submit to article directories and announcement lists, the more traffic you will get.

AlbertB September 17, 2010 at 1:54 PM  

For me, the best tool in driving massive traffic to your site is the use of social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.

Mike Dillard's Elevation Group February 19, 2011 at 10:06 AM  

Traffic is the important thing to consider if you have a online business or just a own site. This will determine the popularity of your site and in order to get tons of traffic, you need to do some effective marketing like social media marketing. Driving massive traffic to your site is really a challenge for each and every one of us.. I think the best tool on this is the use of social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc.

CRM System Comparison Expert February 24, 2011 at 1:50 AM  

Thanks for the tips. I need to get more involved in the community.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Partner February 24, 2011 at 1:51 AM  

That's the tough part. Writing blogs every day. That is definitely hard work. But I guess it pays off.

Trade Windows December 10, 2011 at 2:43 PM  

Everyone wants traffic for their website to increase its visibility but very few people know about how to done it.

beauty December 20, 2011 at 10:11 PM  

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OsCommerce March 5, 2012 at 11:50 PM  

I used to do guest posting for our company website. It brings a lot of organic traffic to the website and also its very good for SEO purposes!

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Bec5 Curaderm April 25, 2012 at 5:17 PM  

its amazing and great tips to get traffic for our site.its very helpful tips to getting traffic for the site.Traffic is most important for the site to increase the visibility of the site.

Simon May 17, 2012 at 8:10 PM  

Thanks for sharing the informative post with us.Traffic is most important to increase the visibilty of the website.if you want to get huge traffic for a site then you need to submit your website link on high pr or do follow quality sites.

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