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Techniques to Increase Your Website Traffic

March 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Affiliate Marketing

You need to generate traffic to your website, or there is simply no way you are going to sell anything to anybody, no matter how fantastic your products may be. You can’t rely on random visitors to your website. If you are serious about your online business, you have to take steps to bring more visitors to your website. This doesn’t mean that it has to be difficult to get more visitors to your site, though. In fact, traffic generation efforts should only take at least an hour or two of your day at most. You should not get the idea that there is only one way to get website traffic; there are actually quite a few good methods. If you follow some of these suggestions, you can start getting more website visitors almost immediately.

One strategy you can use is blog commenting; it’s best to leave comments on blogs related to your niche. This should be done correctly, however. Don’t do what some people do, and leave “nice blog” type comments. Leaving this kind of comment is usually considered spamming. The best way to leave a comment on a blog post is to actually read the blog post and then write a couple of sentences about what you think about what you’ve just read. By leaving a helpful comment, you are showing the owner of the blog that you are actually reading his posts and contributing to the discussion. You can also get more traffic this way, as people who read your comment may then click on your link to see your site. If you are a valued participant, there is also the chance that the blog owner will give you a place in his blogroll!

One very effective technique is to write articles, and then post them to article directories and other places. You can also include links to your site, usually a couple, in the author resource, or bio, box at the end of your articles. You’ll be able to submit to as many directories as you can find, if you want. But directories can be picky, so be careful about submitting the exact same article everywhere. If you’re not careful about this you may find yourself getting banned from some directories. But this doesn’t need to be a problem with several new articles each week plus a good content spinner. The more content you put out there, people will become more aware of you and your traffic will increase.

Create profiles for yourself on social media networks. Having your profile on such high traffic sites as MySpace and Facebook can bring you a lot of publicity! If you use these sites in the right way, by joining groups and networking rather than spamming, you can build up huge amounts of traffic which can lead to lots of sales! You can get some hints on how to use these sites by looking at some of the profiles created by other marketers in your niche. You could build up quite a few repeat buyers!

A lot of people think they can side-step the work part when it comes to generating cash online. You will have to put some work into it, some effort… but it’s not like hard labor, or anything. So the right techniques and some solid effort will produce traffic to your sites and blogs. Be creative and enjoy the spoils of your efforts!

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