Are you looking for a free and relatively easy way to attract free traffic to your website? Offering your readers something useful and valuable is always a good choice. Most perspective customers love getting freebies; whether they are a newsletter, a free report, a mini-series, or anything along those lines. Offering a free report is a popular means to drive traffic to your website and increase subscribers.
If you are better at running your site than writing, you may consider outsourcing the writing of your free report. Most reliable freelance writers can assemble a quality report for you in a few days, depending on the length. Once you have the free report to offer, there are a couple ways you can distribute it in exchange for that increased website traffic.
One of the most popular ways to use free reports is to offer it to your readers in exchange for signing up or subscribing to your newsletter.
A growing trend in the niche marketing arena is the use of blogs to build traffic. If you are searching for an easy way to ramp up the traffic to your site, consider opening up a free WordPress account and starting a blog.
If you are using a respectable hosting service you can automate the installation and set up of your blog on your own domain through FANTASTICO, it is extremely easy to set up, and in as little as 15 minutes-1 hour a week you can be driving free traffic to your website.
We had mentioned earlier that some people are just not writers! No matter what you thought when you left school, spelling and grammer do count! To entice your readers to click through to your website you must project a professional image.
The WordPress platform allows you to create a professional looking blog, but it is your responsibility to ensure the content in your blog posts is relevant, accurate and offers value to your readers. You may, once again, consider outsourcing this task.
A great way to get your site noticed by people who are looking for information related to your site is by listing your URL in a niche directory. A niche is a specific area of interest or demand. Niches can include books, movies, cleaning supplies, food, various services, etc.
Your site’s may be very specific or extremely broad, nevertheless you are sure to find a niche directory for your specialty. To avoid finding competitors sites and a lot of other junk during your search, try a search using your product and *listing directory*.
The main advantage to using niche directories to add a listing is that you are already reaching your target market. Advertise your barbecue business in the “Memphis Area BBQ You Can’t Miss” directory, and you know your URL is going to be seen by people ready and wanting to try your barbecue.
It takes little time and no expense to list your website in directories, it really is a no brainer especially for those on a budget. It’s like listing your business in the yellow pages–for free.
Article marketing is a huge trend in internet marketing. Research has shown that the majority of consumers searching for products or services online are first looking for information. What if you were to provide that information so your prospects can go from reading to purchasing in one convenient seamless step?
One way to get this information to consumers is through the use of free article directories. Submitting articles related to your product or service is simple and quite effective. If you’re selling hardwood flooring, for example, you could submit a short article about different types of hardwood.
At the end of the article, insert a link to your site with an invitation to the reader to visit for more information. Offering a free gift of some value would be an additional incentive.
These articles often surface at the top of SE rankings because of their keyword density, affording you added exposure. While you may need to pay a professional writer to churn out a few articles for you–depending on your writing skills–there is no fee to submit your articles to these directories. Consider writing one or two, and see how much traffic you can acquire through the free incoming links.
Drive free traffic to your website from Twitter by building a list of followers and by following others. You can use your web link in your profile so others can check it out. You can also post any new articles and updates to your website on Twitter in 140 characters or less.
Twitter has taken the world by storm so capitalize on the free traffic. You can join groups on Twitter and send even more traffic to your website. There is no limit to what Twitter can do for you.
Using Twitter as a marketing tool can only help increase your traffic. You can use the many free resources that Twitter offers in addition to the many other applications out there to meet the demand in traffic that you are looking for. You do of course, have to participate and visit others and communicate for people to recognize you as someone interesting.
Having over three million users and growing daily, Twitter is a sure fire way to get free traffic to your website with even less than an hour of your time a day. All you have to do is sign up and start getting followers.
By Robert Holiday