7 Proven Ways to Generate Traffic

7 Proven Ways to Generate Traffic

Article by TJ Philpott

There are many ways to generate traffic to your site and the list continues to grow with innovative web 2.0 strategies. Although many of these newer methods have yet to pass the test of time here are 7 proven strategies that remain consistently reliable and should be included in every serious website traffic generation campaign.

1) Pay per Click

This method does cost you money, however there’s no quicker way to generate traffic. PPC is not complicated and there’s several excellent courses available for free online. Try Perry Marshall.com and subscribe to his free email course to get started.

2) Viral Marketing

Using a ‘word of mouth’ strategy you can create a short report to give away or perhaps create an interesting, creative, or funny video and post it on You Tube. In both cases you’ll want to include a link back to your site. Depending upon the popularity of your ‘creation’ people will either pass around your report or refer others to your video thus gaining you another stream of traffic to your site.

3) Link Exchanges

By exchanging links with other sites you’ll be combining the website traffic generation efforts of multiple website owners. Displaying links from other sites encourages your visitors to check out these sites. Insure that all sites involved are targeting the same type of visitors resulting in more targeted traffic for everybody.

4) Use SEO tactics

By using the right keywords and keyword phrases within your site will insure that the search engines will display your site for people who search those keywords. There needs to be a direct correlation between the keywords used and the theme or purpose of your site.

5) Participate in forums and other social sites

By participating within these type communities you can get quick recognition and website traffic. When you leave comments and/or suggestions always include a ‘signature’ that links back to your site. Be sure your comments and suggestions are helpful and relevant or else these messages will be viewed as strictly ‘self serving’ and resultantly ignored. These communities should share the same niche in which you’ve targeted.

6) Utilize newsletters or ezines

These type publications can be used as inducements to visitors at your squeeze page to leave their contact info in order to receive this material. It’s a great way to keep in contact and supply them with useful information. It will help build your reputation as an authoritative and trusted source within the field.

7) Publish articles

By publishing articles on topics related to what you’re promoting you can have a source of continuous website traffic. These articles are read by folks interested in the subject you’ve written about. By including a link to your site at the end of the article the opportunity exists to have these readers click on the link to check out your site.

Well there you have some tried and proven ways to generate traffic to your sites. Use them and success will follow!

About the Author

TJ Philpott is an author and Internet entrepreneur based out of North Carolina.For additional success tips and a free guide that demonstrates how to find both profitable markets and products visit:http://blogbrawn.com

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