Ask a marketer or business person what they would like the most in this world, and they will probably tell ‘more customers.’ What would come after that on their wish list? More traffic on their website.

Generating website traffic is both challenging and time-consuming. You might have the world’s most attractive and enticing website, but what if there are no or just a few visitors? To help fix this problem, we have jotted down a list of five surefire ways to augment site traffic.

  1. Get Social

Producing great content and hoping that viewers find it isn’t enough – you have to be proactive. One of the most effective ways to boost traffic to your website is to use social media to promote your content.

The key is to select the social channel that works best for you and can be managed smoothly. This will eventually vary, depending on your business and target audience.

No matter where you post, don’t forget to drive the audience to targeted pages to create a concrete connection between what they saw in the post and what they are at.

Pro Tip – However, your home page is for the general audience, so you can more specific with your landing pages to attract more viewers.

  1. Guest Blogging

Guest blogging isn’t dead, regardless of what you may have heard. Securing a post on a reliable and reputable website can increase your traffic and help to make your brand visible.

However, guest blogging standards have been changing for the past couple of months, and spammy tactics have become common, leading you to stiff penalties.

  1. Link Internally

The strength of your website isn’t solely determined by how many sites you link back, but your internal linking structure can also measure it.

Internal links add a great opportunity to generate traffic; hence keep your eyes wide open when creating and publishing content. This technique helps with SEO and works for a better and more useful experience for the user – the bedrock of generating traffic to your website.

  1. Email Marketing

Many are focused on attracting customers via content marketing and overlooks email marketing. It can be an actual powerful tool since a moderately successful email marketing campaign can significantly boost traffic.

Never ignore the essence of word-of-mouth, especially from people who are your customers. A friendly reminder about a new launch can help in increasing your traffic. However, keep in mind to not bombard people with relentless emails.

  1. Advertise

The most obvious way to generate traffic is through advertisements. Paid search, social media boosting, and display ads are fantastic ways to attract viewers – building your brand and making your site noticeable. However, keep in mind to adjust your paid strategies that suit your goals.

Additionally, every paid channel has its perks and pitfalls, so consider the options wisely before you grab your credit card.

It’s worth the effort!

Every business owner is busy, but managing time for the website is an integral part of your business growth. Having the best website is not enough.

Until you make it engaging and drive traffic to it, no one will ever know how great your website or brand is. Invest more time and effort to make your brand speak out loud.

Published On: December 26th, 2018 / Categories: Business, Infographic Distribution, Social Marketing, Social Media, Web Design /

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