Website Traffic: Easy Ways To Generate Website Traffic
There is one basic rule in making an income for your website, and that is generating a steady flow of website traffic. If no one checks out your site, it hardly has a chance of generating an income. Many sites have tried and failed this method, and these results are for the worst of the site and its owner. It takes money to maintain a ‘money getting’ site; it also takes money to make money.
On the flip side however, it does not take a whole caboodle of cash to…
Generate website traffic for your site.
Ever wonder how the top websites like Google, Facebook, YouTube, or Empower Network drive traffic too their site?
Most of them are spending tons of money to drive the traffic to their sites, investing in many advertising campaigns and different forms of marketing schemes and gimmicks. This is all worth it in the end though, they are now, high earning, big hitting websites.
If you don’t have the type of resources to do this kind of stuff, don’t do it. You will probably get frustrated, wuss out, and quit. There are many ways to generate low cost website traffic without having to spend what you don’t have or can’t afford on your marketing or advertising budget. Many people have banked on high cost tactics and have ended up losing their shirt over it.
In this blog post, I present to you my top five ways to get low cost website traffic that could help your site hit the big leagues. Even if you only get a small percentage of successful visitors in to client ratio it still works since you get a high number of website traffic.
Top 5 ways to get low cost website traffic
1. Exchange Links
This is a sure and proven method. Rarely would you see a site where there is no link to another site. Many webmasters are willing to exchange links with one another so that they could produce more public awareness about their sites. You’ll soon see and feel the sudden upsurge of the traffic coming in to your site from other sites.
A major prerequisite in exchanging links with other sites is having the same niche or content as the other site. They should share a common subject so that there is continuity in the providing of service and information to what interests your target traffic.
Exchanging links also boosts your chances of getting a high ranking in search engine results. It is common knowledge that search engines ranks high sites that have inbound and outbound theme-related links. With a good ranking position in the search engines, you will generate more traffic in your website without the high costs.
2. Traffic Exchange
This is like exchanging links but on a different higher level. This may cost a bit more than exchanging or trading links but could be made cheaper because you get to earn credits. You can use those credits when viewing others traffic, while you earn credits when someone views yours.
Traffic exchange services are the viewing of another’s site or page. This is done vice-versa where a site can use your websites contents and so can you to his or her site. You both benefit from each others efforts to generate traffic. The other sites visitors can go to your pages and know more about your site as well as theirs. Once again the public awareness of your sites existence is boosted.
3. Write and Submit Articles
There are many e-zines and encyclopedias on the internet which provides free space for articles to be submitted. If you want to save costs, you can do the articles yourself. There are many freelance writers who are willing to write for you for a small fee, but to save money, it is wise to do those articles yourself.
Write articles that are themed along with the niche of your site. Write something that you have expertise on so that when they read it, they can feel your knowledge about the subject and will be eager to go to your site. Write articles that produce tips and guidelines to the subject or niche your site has.
Include a resource box at the end of your article that can link them to your site. Write a little about yourself and your site. If you provide a light, information-laden and interesting article, they will go to your site for more.
4. Make a Newsletter.
This may sound like hard work because of all the articles you may need to use to build a newsletter but on the contrary, but that is not true. There are many writers and sites that are willing to provide free articles as long as they can get their name in on your newsletter. This will also provide free advertising for them as well.
As your newsletter gets pass around, you can widen your public awareness and build an opt-in list that can regularly visit your site.
If the demand for your newsletter goes up, you can obviously start a monthly subscription program and charge people a small monthly fee for your newsletter. Depending on the value of your newsletter should be brought into effect when deciding on a price for a monthly subscription.
5. Join Online Communities and Forums
This only requires your time and nothing else. You can share your knowledge and expertise with many online communities as well as your website. You can get free advertising when you go to forums that have the same subject or niche with your site.
Share your two cents and let them see how knowledgeable you are with the subject. As you build your reputation, you also build the reputation of your site, making it a reputable and honest business that could be frequented and trusted by many people.
If you want to start working for yourself but feel you don’t have the money then you’re wrong. If you have a computer and space to put it then you have all you need. You can also start you home business and work it around your job. You can gradually commit more time as your home business grows.
If you’re tired of your job and really want to work for yourself then stop making excuses and do it.
Though affiliate marketing programs and selling services you will find that having your home business is easier than you think.
All it takes is time and a commitment to succeed…
By taking advantage of the affiliate marketing programs that are currently available to you on this very page, you can make money and improve your marketing skills. Remember, you can always expand into other areas and venture out totally on your own later. Right now, get marketing and get clicking.
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