Any online business that does not want to have more visitors have something wrong with it. The more visitors you get to view your landing pages and offers, the better chance you have of converting and increasing your revenue. Some small businesses get lucky or catch a break from larger sites. Not everyone is that lucky when it comes to traffic. The good news is there are simple ways all business can drive traffic to their websites (without sending a rocket to the moon). These 5 traffic tactics are not everyone businesses can do, but they can get you started with your e-promotional efforts:
Social Bookmarking: the easiest way to get some traffic coming to your website. Not only you should add social media buttons to your website, you should encourage your visitors to submit your pages to top bookmarking sites. Services such as Social Maximizer could be helpful too.
Social Media: every small business owner with a website needs to have a Facebook and Twitter page. Better yet, you need to have a social media strategy. Twitter and Facebook can drive a ton of traffic to your website if you are serious about them.
Article Directories: article directories won’t bring you a ton of traffic, but they can help you get the word out about your website. EzineArticles.com and iSnare.com are good places to start.
Blog Directories: if you have a blog for your business or offer tips/news of some sort to your visitors, you should take time to submit your website to websites such as AllTop. Every little step helps.
Online Directories: another basic way to get the word out about your website and gain some valuable links for your business. This tactic won’t be a huge traffic driver, but it can help your website with its search engine rankings.
Some of these tactics won’t bring millions of people to your website, but they can help your website get indexed more quickly and keeps its rankings for longer. The good news is you don’t have to be a marketing guru to get started with the above tactics.