Offline Business Traffic Secrets
- January 22, 2016
- Posted by: EJ Joier
- Category: Sales & Marketing
Millions search for ‘how to increase your website traffic,” every day. You might be surprised to learn that there are more than 210 million websites on the internet, according to Netcraft. Every single hour 20,000 new domain names are registered, which means every single day that 210-million site number grows.
What does this mean to you and your website? Quite simply it becomes harder and harder to place well with the search engines. After all, there are likely hundreds of thousands of websites selling similar products/services that you are offering. That means to achieve your goal of growing your business online, you will need a website that gets a good traffic flow that continues to grow and a website that places well in the search engines.
- #1 Create Videos and Upload to YouTube
Videos are a great way to generate traffic and they are also a good way to build trust among your visitors. It’s really easy to put together a video using a digital camera. It doesn’t have to be long just contain value. Then download it to your computer, edit it using one of the many easy to use editing software packages and then upload it to YouTube. There are other video sites you can use, but YouTube gets millions of viewers daily, so it’s a good place to be.
- #2 Create a Blog or Integrate Your Blog on Your Website
The search engines seek out quality content. Blogs are seen as a great source of information for online visitors. That’s great for you, because you can quickly and easily create a blog for free using blogger.com or wordpress.com – the latter is the most popular. You can also set it up to load within your website. When you write on your blog regularly people will find it more easily. If your blog is separate from your website, make sure to link to your website.
- #3 Use Social Media Networking Tools
Build relationships using the social media networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, etc. There are many popular sites that you can take advantage of to build a strong following and of course, you are going to be providing links to your website.
- #4 Write Quality Content
Write quality content so that searchers will want to read what you have to say and even share it. In addition, quality content makes the search engines happy and it will help you to place better, especially if you pay attention to your keyword(s) and keyword phrases. Don’t confuse strategic use of your keyword(s) with keyword spamming – do not do the latter!
These four simple tips will increase the traffic to your website – start now!