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7 Secrets To Attracting More Website Hits

Jun 10, 2008
It has been often said, and it can never be over emphasized, TRAFFIC is the most vital requirement for the life of any website. Any marketing article that you read will touch upon the significance of generating website traffic. A key ingredient to any Internet business is website traffic. Traffic is absolutely essential to success. After determining that you have a perfect product line, inventory to fulfill orders, and your office in place, it would now be perfect point in time to get to the core of what is needed to create traffic.

If you are not obtaining the traffic that you had hoped for from your present site, then perhaps it is time for a change in strategy. Stay a step ahead of the competition in this this highly competitive business. Job one should be to increase the traffic flow.

The old adage that "timing is essential" is a familiar one, but when generating traffic, you need to be on top of things and a day ahead of everyone else. Think of your starting point to generate heavy site traffic not as today or tomorrow, but as yesterday.

Following are 7 proven ways to assist you in generating more traffic for your site by increasing your traffic beginning - were you paying attention - yesterday.

1. Paid search engine advertising.

Google's Adwords and Yahoo's Overture present fantastic advertising schemes that are not only popular, but they also ensure great traffic. This is a sure way to increase your traffic, but you will have to spend some money. Unless you have a major grass-roots backing, there is no way around spending money Adwords and Overture on to increase your traffic.

You can easily see the success and rewards this search engine advertising method has produced for so many companies. Many sites use these advertising systems, and they have received a lot of benefits because of it. Don't be left in the dust. Using Yahoo and Google's advertising makes every penny count.

2. Use other sites to swap or exchange links.

When you trade links with other sites, you will both benefit from the efforts that you both make to enhance site traffic. The benefits are doubled, and it would seem like the two of you are generating more traffic. When two are working as one, generating more traffic becomes easier. Trading more links with more sites snowballs into more traffic. One can expect a large amount of traffic if more links are traded with more sites.

3. Finding The Right Keywords And Keyword Phrases To Attract Visitors

Search engines display results on their results page according to certain keywords. Consequently, obtaining a high ranking in the search engine results requires having the appropriate keyword and keyword phrase. If you want to, you can write your own ad content, or you can hire a professional to write it for you.

4. Write some articles.

Take some time to create interesting articles that people will want to read and submit them to sites similar to your own. If you are using your website to sell car parts, feature press releases and articles focused on this topic. Come up with a smart site description to put into a Resource Box at the end of an article, and don't forget to add the link too!

5. Viral Marketing Technique.

This is a Marketing Technique that compels website visitors to pass on the Marketing message to friends, or customers, so that they can promote your product or Company. People can be reached very rapidly by this simple tactic.

6. Participate in online communities and post on forums.

Capture a market with your credibility and expertise. If your site has a solid foundation, people will trust your site and recommend it to others. Customers will believe that you can provide what they are looking for, and traffic to your site will rise.

7. Use Newsletters.

As more people become aware of you, word of mouth increases, as does the traffic to your site. It's the grapevine effect. If your customers become curious they will begin to help drive traffic to your site, simply by talking about you.
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This is one of a series of Articles written by Cliff Quinn. A FREE Ebook can be obtained by visiting my blog at http://www.cliffquinn.com/blog .
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