There are many tactics you can use to increase traffic to your website. However, three particularly effective suggestions include search engine optimization, keyword articles, and trading links with other web pages. When you incorporate these three strategies into your overall Web site strategy you will be sure to increase your traffic.
Tip #1 Search Engines and Optimization
You need to be sure your web page is listed with as many search engines as possible and that it is optimized to return results. The more web sites that have your information the more visitors you will attract, it is as simple as that. Also, optimizing your website to be returned in the search engines is also very important. You will be able to do this through keywords included on your pages. The more keywords you have that are directly and indirectly related to your content the better because the higher the keyword content the higher ranking you will receive through the search engines. You should be focused on writing short articles that focus on specific keyword phrases for your website. The more keywords you include and variations of keywords mean the more people you will be able to attract to your page.
Tip # 2 Trade Links
Trading links is another great tip for getting people to your web page. What you should do is evaluate your target market, the product you are selling and other related products. Then, for the other related products you do some research to find the best web pages that sell these products. Then, you suggest a link trade. The post a link to your web site and you post a link to theirs. This will not only you’re your web page returned higher in the rankings, but also more visitors because you will have access to the visitors on other web sites as well. However, be sure that the sites you want to trade links with are good quality sites. And in order for them to want to trade with you then your site will also need to be of good quality. Keep this in mind before making any contacts.
Tip #3 Submit to Directories
You should also submit your URL to as many popular directories as possible. However, in order for directories to be willing to list your web site you better have a good site and layout. If you are still working on that then you should hold off on contacting directories until you do. Also, your web pages will have to be completely finished and not works in progress. However, if you get some of the popular directories to list you then your web page will have a heavier ranking than the others, which means you will have more traffic.
This article was posted on Aug 5, 2005