Without a constant stream of people visiting your website, it may as well not exist.
These could be your visitors
There are mountains of ways to generate website traffic, which can be broken down into two basic groups: paid for website traffic and free website traffic.
Both have their advantages.
Paid for Website traffic
The most common type of paid for traffic is through advertising placed on a search engine, such as adwords campaigns on google or yahoo advertising. See the second article in this series for more information.
The advantage with paid for advertising is that if you set your ads up correctly you should start to get traffic almost instantly.
You can set a daily budget so can keep your costs down to a limit you’re comfortable with.
Free website traffic
There’s many ways to get free traffic, the main ones being through writing articles, building backlinks to your site from other sites, submitting your site to search engines, and a pile of other methods which I’ll cover in article three of this series. [Read the full article…]
In Part 2 of this series I gave you a brief introduction to using paid advertising to attract website traffic. As I mentioned, PPC advertising and placement targeting are probably the fastest ways to get traffic to your website, however in order to keep the traffic coming, you need to keep advertising. Also don’t forget to keep a mailing list of visitors to your website through an opt-in page.
There’s a lot of ways of getting free website traffic.
With most Free Traffic generation techniques, they’re slower to attract traffic than paid for advertising, and take longer to implement, but they’re aimed for long term traffic generation.
Slower but in it for the log haul
Keeping that in mind they should still be part of any traffic generation strategy as diversification is key.
Also ensure that you only try any one of these search techniques once you’ve mastered a previous one. [Read the full article…]
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