Increase Website Traffic

I have discussed some simple steps to increase website traffic regardless whether it is a simple WordPress blog, e-commerce Portal or any informative website. Most of the steps are either free of cost or very cheap and they are so easy that you can even do them yourself without having any technical background.

1. Social Media
Use social media channels to promote your content. This way you can get your social media followers to your site, as well as users in your followers' networks who share your content.

2. Email Marketing
This is a powerful tool, sending out regular newsletters and promoting offers through email is a great way to get traffic to your website. Just be careful not to bombard people with relentless emails, they could unsubscribe from your emails.

3. Guest Blog
Invite others in your niche to blog on your website. They're likely to share and link to their guest article, which could bring new readers to your website.

4. Target Long-Tail Keywords
Short keywords are difficult to rank higher due to their huge search volume. On the other hand, long-tail keywords, gives you a better chance of ranking higher in very less effort.

5. Advertise Online
Paid advertisement like Social media, paid search, and display advertising are all excellent channels to boost website traffic.

6. Responsive Website
Ensure that your website is rendering perfectly across a range of devices, including smaller smartphones, tabs, ipads and all other screens sizes.

7. Google Analytics
Implementing Google analytics will help you to track your marketing campaigns. You can identify which strategies and types of content work, which ones need improvement, and which ones you should not waste your time on.

8. On-Page Optimization
Your pages should be SEO ready. The meta tags, keywords, title tags, Images alt tags and all other related attributes should be properly placed.

9. Write lucrative headlines
Headlines are very important parts of your pages. Master the art of headline writing.

10. Active online
Comment on blogs and social media posts, answer questions on people posting, and participate in conversations about your industry. The more you engage with your community, the more exposure and profile visits you get.

These are the main attributes to drive traffic to your website. Implement some of these strategies and you'll start getting improvement to your website traffic.