How To Get More Traffic On Your Website

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Dear Friend,

In this post I am going to share you with the tips, tricks, techniques and ideas on How To Get More Traffic On Your Website. Also I am sharing the techniques what I am practicing and what I learned from experts on getting more traffic to our sites.

How To Get More Traffic On Your Website

Importance Of Website Traffic


I believe I don’t need to explain in detail on the importance of website traffic. Traffic is the heart of our business, although if we have a great website with beautiful design, structure and layout and offering great discounts and freebies if we don’t have visitors what is the use? So traffic is the must.

Rule of thumb

No Traffic = No Customers

No Customers = No Sales

“You can’t just open a website and expect people to flood in. If you really want to succeed you have to create traffic.” – Joel Anderson (Walmart CEO)

Different Types Of Website Traffic


I just want you to know the different types of traffic for better understanding I will explain it as simple as I can. There are mainly four types of website traffic

  • Direct Traffic – Directly entering your web address in his/her browser.
  • Referral Traffic – When visitors comes via external link.
  • Organic Search Traffic – From search engine.
  • Social Traffic – From Social media sites.

Different Types Of Website Traffic

How To Get More Traffic On Your Website


There are different ways, methods, techniques on increasing your website traffic, I will go with the best and free website traffic options available.

  • Learn SEO
  • Get Social and Be Active On Social Media
  • Guest Posting
  • Blog Commenting With Backlinks
  • Answering Questions

Learn About Search Engine Optimization


Learn about SEO and how it works, how to rank your post, how to write content, how to find keywords and its importance, Long tail keywords and low hanging keywords etc.

SEO

Not to worry of reading and understanding all the above, first learn to write quality content because “Content is King” and how to make your post rank on the google or search engines. This is the organic search traffic I mentioned earlier and its a potential traffic as well. You don’t need to pay, all you need to do is writing quality content by learning how to write valuable content for your blog posts.

Remember – Add value via your content.

Get Social And Be Active On Social Media


Social media sites can be used to build your business in good terms. In your friends list there many friends who can benefit from the products or services you promote. Hope you might be aware the quote…

“If People Like You, They Will Listen To You, But If They Trust You, They Will Do Business With You.” – Zig Ziglar

Social Media Sites

Now a days social media sites occupy the very important part of internet. You need to stay active in your social media sites and reply to the comments and questions. Building relationship is the core to your business. Please don’t sound too commercial.

Guest Posting


If you are not getting enough traffic guest blogging is another way to get more traffic to your site. Find the websites in your niche and contact the website owner requesting for guest blogging. While writing your guest post if you provided with value to the readers automatically they will follow you by finding your website.

Guest Post

To find the blog accepting guest posts in your niche use the below search queries…

  • Name of your niche + “submit guest post”
  • Name of your niche + “write for us”

Blog Commenting With Backlinks


There are lot of doubts and queries whether blog commenting is still useful and beneficial, the answer is YES. Commenting on other people blog and leaving your links will help in getting traffic to your site and also it will help in branding yourself. Backlinks will surely help you in getting traffic.Backlinks

While commenting on others blog don’t leave your website link in the field, the field asking for your website instead leave one of your link to your blog posts.

Answering Questions


Answering questions in the questions and answers sites will help to get potential traffic to your website. By addressing their question and providing with solution you can build relationship and trust. If they are happy with your answer definitely they will follow back to your website.

Examples of Q&A sites

  • Quora
  • Yahoo Answers
  • Answers.com etc

Free Website Traffic Statistics


Google Analytics

You can register your website with Google Analytics for free. You can find lot of detailed website traffic statistics with Google Analytics. You can find information like…

  • When do your users visit?
  • Where are your users?
  • How do you acquire users?
  • What pages do your users visit?
  • How are your active users trending over time?
  • What are your top devices?
  • How well do you retain users?

This is just the basic, there are lot of information you can find please make use of Google Analytics and it will help you to track your website traffic.

Final Thoughts


Dear Friend there are numerous ways on Getting More Traffic On Your Website the above five ways are proven and result oriented methods on increasing your traffic for free. By using these methods consistently on a daily basis gradually you can see the traffic going up in your website.

Hope this post How To Get More Traffic On Your Website provided you with useful insights.

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Need help on anything I discussed here?

Not to worry I am here to help you, please feel free to contact me at paul@beyourownbossbyblogging.com or leave your comment here and I will be happy to help you.

Your Friend,

Paul

16 thoughts on “How To Get More Traffic On Your Website

  1. Hello Paul, wow this article says it all! I especially appreciated the equation No Traffic = No Customers No Customers = No Sales. So if we do not do the work, nothing will happen. We have to be out there being seen and having our links being found. Great job and right to the point. As always you are a trove of information and inspiration. In peace and gratitude, ariel

    1. Dear Ariel,

      Thanks for stopping by and sharing your valuable comments. Yes No traffic = No Sales. Yes blogging is not a get rich quick scheme. We need to invest our time and efforts to succeed patience is the key.

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  2. Hi Paul. You mentioned some excellent tips for getting more traffic. Being proactive in our businesses, on our websites and on social media is essential to grow your traffic, to get more customers and make sales. A simple, but necessary equation that works! Thanks for this information, Paul. This was quite helpful to me.

    1. Dear Sue,

      Thanks for stopping and sharing your valuable comments. I am happy this post is helpful for you. Well said being proactive is important. Traffic is the core and important element in our online success.

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  3. Hi Paul, your article gives me a lot to think about…and more importantly, pick at least three to put into action immediately! Thank you. Your experience and encouragement are always so welcome!
    Annie

    1. Dear Annie,

      I am happy you found this article helpful. Learning is earning and sharing what we learned is caring. All the very best!

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  4. I am so happy I found this post. I have been looking for different ways to bring traffic to my website. I didn’t know you could use forums (Q&A sites) to build traffic. I need to go check those out and see if I can implement that into my process to gain traffic. Thank you for this article, Paul!

    1. Dear Britt,

      yes you can use forums and Q&A sites for gaining traffic to your site. Many successful online bloggers said the same mainly many suggested Quora. So give it a try I believe you will be amazed about the results but again patience is the key.

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  5. Hello Paul,
    This is a great article.
    Very informative indeed. Thanks for the tips and tricks. I didn’t know about how to find guest blogs and your formulas – Name of your niche + “submit guest post” and Name of your niche + “write for us”, I definitely plan on using.
    Thanks for sharing and continued success to you.
    Michelle

    1. Dear Michelle,

      Thanks for stopping by. Yes guest posting is one of the best way to increase your website traffic. Yes use those formulas and you will find lot of websites where you can do guest posting. All the very best!

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  6. Hello Paul,

    Thanks a lot for sharing this useful article with us. I can see that all your points are great ways we can get some traffic to our website. And like you said, without traffic to your website no matter how great it is, you will make NO sales and I definitely agree with you.

    I have tried mots the tricks you and Technics you mentioned in this post. I think what I haven’t tried is doing guest blogging. And maybe I will have to give that one too a try and see how it works.

    Thank you so much for sharing.

    1. Dear Stephen,

      Yes you can give a try on guest blogging for sure it will help you to get some traffic to your site. Continuous Learning is the key to success so keep learning and trying different things to get traffic to your website. Thanks for stopping by.

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  7. I am working on the social media aspect of traffic generation now. I never was too much into Facebook and the others but now am learning a little at a time so I am hoping to see the benefits of that as I continue to learn more.

    1. Dear Craig,

      Thanks for stopping by. Yes now a days social media sites play a vital role in bringing traffic to our site. So keep focusing but I would advice you to just focus on one social media site in the beginning. Also don’t sound too commercial all the time.

      Your Friend,
      Paul

  8. Hey there Paul,
    I’ve been trying some of these ideas and they are working. My traffic has been steadily increasing. Thank you for this post as it has really been helping me get more traffic to my site.

    1. Dear Craig,

      Thanks for stopping and sharing your valuable comments. Yes the above mentioned tips are proven and best. I am happy you are getting results from your efforts. All success!

      Your Friend,
      Paul

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