Today, you are going to discover 6 great ways to increase traffic to your website.
I know it can be difficult to find new ways to increase traffic to your website. But, it’s important to stay focused on your business in order to increase traffic to your website. I get a lot of people asking: “Why is my site not converting into paid sales?”
If you thought that once your website is built, people should automatically arrive at your website, this article is for you. It will show you what you can do to increase your likelihood of converting traffic to paid sales.
6 Tips to Increase Traffic to Your Site
Listed below are 6 tips to increase your website traffic and have success on your website.
1. Content Creation
One of the best ways to increase traffic to your website is of course great content. When you start writing your content, act as though your writing to your one of your readers. You really have to get in the zone when starting to write your content. It’s important that you know who your reader is. This cannot be understated.
Continually be writing new content, at least one post per week, if not more. If you’re not creating new content then the search engines will not come back to your website. There are thousands of new website that arrive on the internet each day, so you have to find a way to stand out from the crowd. Keep thinking of new ways to deliver content. For example, once you have written your content, deliver it in several formats. This could include video, audio, and text. People like to consume things in different ways. This also helps people to get to know you, like you, and trust you.
Don’t forget to use your keywords when writing your content. Write great relevant and timely content will get you naturally found in the search engines.
2. Updates to Software
If you are using WordPress, make sure that you keep your software updated regularly. Google will index WordPress blogs that update their software because it reduces security risks. There are other issues and reasons to keep software updated, we will save those for another day.
3. Install SEO Software
There are many SEO software’s out there to help you with SEO rankings. We recommend using Yoast. It is easy for users to access and use. Check out a video about Yoast here: Install Yoast Plugin.
4. Submit to Search Engines Regularly
It’s important to regularly submit your website to the search engines. Most search engines only retain your website address for 3 to 6 months. So it’s important to stay on top of this if you want to be found online.
5. Social Media
It’s important to remember how important social media and how you can use it to your advantage. Use social media to link to your website blog. You always want to be driving traffic to your website. And if you’re using Periscope for your business don’t forget to send people to your blog or what you’re offering.
6. Mobile Responsive
Is your site mobile responsive? If it isn’t, you’re losing ranking in the search engines. It’s so important to be mobile friendly not because Google says you need to be, but from a customer’s perspective, its just better. Over 50% of users on the Internet is mobile traffic. Ah-ha, did a bell just go off? If your site isn’t mobile friendly, then you need to make that a top priority if you’re looking for traffic and engagement.
Pro Tips to Follow
- Install Google Analytics to track your traffic and where it is coming from and on what platforms.
- Use popups on your site to create engagement with you and keep the conversation going. Just don’t do it on every page and consider putting a time-limit on it.
- Backup your website before updating software or run the risk of crashing your site. Yes, I am totally serious.
- Use Effective Keywords to increase rankings.
- Submit to search engines every 3 months using the Webmaster tools in Google and Bing.
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