So you have created a great website, you have all the bells and whistle promotions and content, you are ready to kick start your online business and start to make money online. All you need now is traffic, lots and lots of organic traffic. Well just follow the points below and you will be well on your way to attracting big volumes of potential followers & customers.
Consistently create quality content. Try to write and publish as often as possible, but not at the cost of quality! The more quality content you have on your website or blog the more opportunities you create for organic traffic to come your way.
Use social media. Build a presence on social media networks like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ etc. All of these activities help to get your name out and website address out on the internet. Put in the effort and you will get traffic from it.
Exploit metrics. Use something like Google Analytics to track visitors to your site and blog. Being able to see where they come from and what keywords they searched for allows you to fine-tune your content.
Make sure your site is SEO friendly. The best way to make your website SEO friendly is to create a basic format for all of your pages and posts. When you get into the natural rhythm of writing titles in a certain format and incorporating certain information in the content of the post, SEO tasks will not be heavily time-consuming they will become second nature.
Interlink your pages. Many visitors to your site will initially be blind to your navigation and you will find that the only way to compel them to explore your site further is to include links to related posts directly within your content.
Don’t forget email marketing. Whether you have already build a list or are thinking of building one my advice is ‘do not neglect list building’!! And once you have a list and are blasting out broadcasts be sure to advertise your web page with links attached in your mail.
Include guest articles. Expert opinion is trustworthy. Convince experts to contribute to your articles and you will be surprised how your traffic will increase. Indeed, it will bring to your website a whole extra community who will get familiar with your brand
Offer some freebies. Visitors are always more likely to visit your website if you offer something free. Valuable content is great to drive traffic but giving people the opportunity to try something for free gives you a powerful advantage