Often times, people think of a website the way – Once you build it, everybody would come.
Unfortunately that isn’t the case always. People often put in a great deal of energy, thought, money and time into launching a blog or a website, only to be shocked to learn that it doesn’t rank anywhere on the first or second page and no one actually comes to visit it. Generating traffic to a site can seem like a mysterious form of voodoo to some – especially when it comes to “free” online traffic. I put the quote marks around free, because in reality nothing is free. Your time is certainly worth something, and free traffic generation does take lots of time. That being said, if you’re interested in sparing two to three hours a day to these traffic generation techniques, you can easily generate hundreds or even thousands of new leads to your website within a short time.
There’s no point in having a website or a blog if no one comes to it.
It’s the critical ingredient in every successful online business marketing strategy, and the one component that will make or break your ability to build a profitable business and make money online.
But not just any traffic will do.
It’s easy to go out and purchase “hits” from various traffic sources, in fact, within a few minutes you could chew up your website’s bandwidth limit with these random visitors, but it will do very little for your bottom line.
What you really need are heavily targeted prospects, not visitors. You need to reach deep into your market and funnel in the hungriest crowds of buyer’s possible, so that you are able to maximize not only your outreach, but also the overall profitability of your online business.
After all, it makes absolutely no sense if you are able to generate 50,000 visitors if none of these people are genuinely interested in the types of products or services you are offering.
We need to flood our websites with targeted traffic that are genuinely interested in our offers, and who will become part of our customer base.
Relevant, targeted – and active traffic that will power our business and fuel our marketing campaigns!
So, the question is; how do you get your share?
There are hundreds of different ways to generate traffic to your website. From search engine optimization, to feeder site resources, to pay per click marketing and sponsorship opportunities, there is no shortage of opportunities available to you.
Setting up your traffic system and finally being able to claim your share of unlimited traffic from free online resources requires a bit of time and effort on your part, but once you’ve completed the process and set the wheels into motion, you’ll benefit from a system that is designed to work quickly and efficiently, and over the long haul.
Are you ready to get started? Let’s begin!
This entry is part 1 of 13 from How to get Traffic to your Website