5 Useful Tips to Increase Traffic to Your Website

Having a website can be profitable. It can be a good and stable source of income. You can earn through ads on your site, publish paid articles and sponsored posts or even earn through online business or through e-commerce shop. However, before you can do any of these, your site must have decent amount of traffic first. It is the first major goal for any website owner. In this post, we will share some useful tips to help increase site’s traffic. And we do not, in any way, recommend to do blackhat techniques because that can only worsen your situation sooner or later. It may be a tedious and long process to improve your website’s traffic the right way but it will surely be worth it once you start seeing results.

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  1. Choose a good domain name – first of all, you should choose a domain name that can easily be remembered by online users. It is ideal that users can easily type in your domain URL in their browser without any difficulty. You may also go for a domain name that represents your niche. And in case there should be a consideration of any targeted region, it would be best to get geo-targeted domains like .au, .co.uk, .sg domain to properly display your location.
  2. Do a keyword research – you should do your homework and come up with lists of keywords to target for your site. You should not only focus on most searched terms or popular keywords since competition is usually very tough for those keywords. Instead you should come up with variations from long-tail keywords to related keywords and terms and other words with great potential. You should target those keywords until you land a good spot in result pages of various search engine sites.
  3. Publish high quality content regularly – content will always be king. Visitors will keep coming back when they know that you offer high quality materials from products, services to articles and images you publish.
  4. Promote your site in social media – everyone is on social media these days so it is great to reach them through these platforms. You should be more active in different social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and others and then promote your website if you have opportunity. The power of social media is so strong so you must put a high priority for this.
  5. Come up with promotions – it is also advisable to come up with different promotions to gain more followers and to keep them happy. It is best to study competitors about their current promotions and see if you can surpass it. Some promotions to consider include voucher for next purchase, free e-book, double deposit, free shipping fee or others. You can also come up with promotions wherein users need to post something on their social media accounts and will contain link to your website. You will definitely receive more traffic with that kind of promotion.

Those are some tips that will help you build up traffic to your site. You should be consistent with your efforts like publishing content at least twice a week so people will keep visiting your site. It may be a while before you see results but just be patient. Success does not happen overnight. You should work hard for it and for sure, success will be a lot sweeter.

About Mohit Tater

Mohit is the co-founder and editor of Entrepreneurship Life, a place where entrepreneurs, start-ups, and business owners can find wide ranging information, advice, resources, and tools for starting, running, and growing their businesses.

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