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5 Ways To Drive More Traffic To Your Website

Building momentum from your SEO efforts can take months, and sometimes even years before you begin to see more traffic to your site, and when you are trying to boost your website traffic, you want to see results fast.

While each of the following methods will have its advantages and disadvantages, they will work well if you are looking to boost traffic fast.

Guest Blogging

To increase traffic and establish your brand as a credible authority in your industry, you need to participate in guest blogging. Providing guest posts for other websites serves multiple functions when it comes to boosting web traffic. However, there are two which make them a selling point for those businesses that are looking for a quick boost to their website traffic.

Social Media

When it comes to building an audience on social media, it can be somewhat unpredictable. However, if you can get your priorities in order, social media is an effective and quick way that you can scale your potential user base. With social media, you can engage directly and publicly with your audience. You can use your content to begin naturally attracting an audience, or ads, or even to funnel traffic directly to your site. More importantly, you can engage with people.

Leverage Influencers

Like with guest blogging, where you use high-profile publishers to help you gain a wider audience, leveraging influencers works in the same way, except you work with an individual instead of hosting your client on an external site.
To find influencers in your industry, take some time to crawl around in the world of social media or try to find one through a web search.
Once you find an influencer that you feel could help you build your web traffic, you will need to spend some time building a relationship with them. This could involve sharing their work with your audience, asking them questions about their skills and expertise, or otherwise showing them that you are interested in what they do and their work.

Use Paid Ads

Paid advertising, while it can be useful, it has the lowest long-term potential. With paid ads, you pay upfront for a guaranteed stream of traffic to your site. However, when you withdraw your budget, the ads are turned off and that once a steady stream of traffic becomes defunct. To look at it another way, you can compare it to building equity in a home vs. paying rent.

When compared to other strategies, like influencer, leveraging and guest posts, which both give you new relationships to draw upon in your industry, or social marketing, where your audience sticks around practically forever, paid ads don’t have the long-term ROI.

Run Promotions and Contests

Promotions and contests, in a way, are like paid advertising in the sense that you will need to make an upfront investment in the form of a hot consumer product, gift card, or something similar. Then, you can ask your audience to engage in some behavior to gain entry into the contest. This can be either liking or sharing your post on other social media sites.

Contests are a super-powerful way to gain more web traffic because they naturally spread themselves. Most users like to share these opportunities with their friends and social media followers, making them a great way to gain widespread visibility quickly.

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Don’t forget … we can all think of doing things, but ACTION is really all that matters.

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