Increase web traffic by following these sure-fire tips!
1.Use HARO to be featured in articles
Try signing up for HARO (help a reporter out) and get the chance to be interviewed by reporters looking for experts in a certain field. Reporters in HARO are looking for experts in a certain field and you can always plug in or mention an article or part of your site which is relevant to the topic in the interview.
2.Sell a Bundle with Other Products
Think of combination of products that your audience needs. Try to reach out to products and blogs with similar audiences to yours and suggest doing a product bundle between yourselves. Get more traffic and sales by promoting the bundle to your audience and make sure your partners promote it to their audiences too.
3.Post Job Listings
If you are actually trying to hire someone, try putting up a job listing in your site in front of a new audience. This technique gets people to visit your site specially if the job is exciting enough for them to click and read it.
4.Create a Forum On Your Site
Try adding plugins like bbPress to add a forum to your site. This way, people could keep discussing your site on your site. This way you are getting a bunch of traffic back to your site and you can link to your articles as much as you want.
5. Be Interviewed for Expert Roundups
There will be times when people will reach out to you and ask for a quote or your opinion about an article. Do not hesitate to give them one and in return just ask them to link back to your site with your quote.
6. Sell Your Product on Marketplaces
Marketplaces like Craigslist, Etsy, eBay, Shopify, Amazon, could give your product more reach so try selling your products in these marketplaces. Just make it a point thatwhen you ship your product, include notes with links back to your site.
7. List Your Physical Business on Yelp, Foursquare, etc.
Discovery and rating platforms like Foursquare and Yelp will help people find your physical business in your location. In addition, you’ll get more traffic to your site when people are looking for more information like customer feedbacks, comments and ratings.
8. Acquire Someone Else’s Newsletter
Get thousands of new regular visitors by purchasing an inactive site’s email list. Reach out to whoever used to run it and offer to purchase their email list and pitch them on your own site. Finding a site that is no longer active and is related to your niche is a plus bonus.
9. Create a Wikipedia Page
Submit for a Wikipedia page to be made about yourself or your business. Then within the page you can link back to your own site to drive more traffic to it. Jump start by checking out Wikipedia’s own guide to creating your first article.
10. Install Discover
One of the quickest way to increase traffic to your site is to set up a Discover app. This app lets you add “you might also like…” articles to the ends of your posts. Then, when people are on other Discover users sites, they’ll see links back to your content as well.