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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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
- Yahoo Answers
- Answers.com etc
Free Website Traffic Statistics
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.
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.
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