15 Jun

How do I generate more online traffic?

As you know the competition to stand out in search engines is huge, and being at the top of the first page pays off big time. About half of all clicks go to the first link on the first page and quickly trickle down from there. Although this is a time consuming process it is well worth the effort as you will generate more traffic to your website. Use these tips to generate more traffic to your site, and watch your business increase as you begin to rank higher on the search engines.

The most important thing to do to generate more traffic to your website is to submit your website to search engines. This way your site will be indexed and found by your targeted demographic. If you don’t submit your website to search engines there is no chance of being found. Google is the most popular search engine, and therefore it is the most important search engine for your business.

Begin to generate more traffic by building backlinks. Backlinks are links that you post on other websites with content or information that is similar to the information you provide. It is important to use these links carefully or you could be penalized for spamming. People visiting those websites you left backlinks on may even visit your site as well because they already have similar interests. This can be a tedious process and many factors come into play when choosing what types of websites to post links on, etc. Although it is hard work, it is possible to do yourself, but we recommend that you hire a professional company such as 4Leet to do this for you.

Generate more traffic by posting original content frequently. If you frequently post a blog people will tune in to read it. You could even create a newsletter notifying people of your recent posts. Search engines love content rich websites, or sites with lots of information. We recommend you keep your written content relevant to your website and business. Remember to never copy and paste content from other websites as this will hurt your ranking, and is often illegal; so the safest bet is to post about things you are familiar with. This way you create original content for your readers to enjoy, this is also a great way to keep them coming back for more. 4Leet has a talented team of writers at your disposal if you are looking for someone to create unique, accurate, and entertaining content for you.

Be active on social media to generate more traffic. Build a fan base and watch visits to your site grow as you promote your website on various social media platforms. Create a following that you can communicate with and educate, this will be very beneficial to your business in many ways. Engaging with your targeted client base gives you the opportunity to cater your business directly to your clients by responding to their needs, this is another amazing perk of being active on social media. A fun way to be active on social media is to try YouTube, make informative videos to gain subscribers and have them visit your website.

Create an ad campaign to generate PPC views. You can create ads that will be displayed when people search for keywords of your choice. These ads will put you on the first page of Google and other search engines and allow you to gain tons of traffic. There are of course many things to consider when creating a PPC campaign and again it is best to hire professionals who will be able to generate results for the best prices with the use of appropriate keywords and find your target demographic, etc.

Using all of these business ideas will increase traffic to your site, but even half of these become a full-time job and you already have a business to run. Don’t get overwhelmed, at 4Leet our job is to increase traffic to you site by using a multitude of proven SEO, marketing, and advertising solutions so you can sit back and watch your rank go up and visits to your site increase. We are here to help.

About the Author

Sean Pilgrim
Husband, Father and Small business owner of 4Leet. Providing I.T. and computer services as well as online marketing and web design in Santa Fe, NM.

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