What Are The Possible Methods To Generate Web Traffic?

This post would give you some content creation tips and genuine ways to generate web traffic to your site/blog.

Content creation plays a dynamic role to thrive in any online businesses like affiliate marketing, blogging, E-commerce etc. by attracting huge visitors to it.

Adding relevant information with attractive headlines and targeting the audience is the beginning of the content creation in any internet business. 

Keyword research is essential and you should add the keywords with a density of 2-3% to the content in a natural manner. 

Enriching the content with images, videos, info graphs, and other web links would be an additional advantage in getting huge public. It is good to be assured that the sitemap. The XML file has submitted to Google, MSN, and Yahoo to crawl by the search engines. 

On-page SEO should be done and update the content with the fresh/latest information at least twice in a week. The addition of debatable content and interview/introducing an important person related to the online business would be a benefit in content creation.

It is suggested that the information should be written for the people and not for the search engines by avoiding too many keywords comprised in it.

Content Creation Tips to Generate Web Traffic

Home based online business is growing fast nowadays. Building a blog or website for an online business is easy. But to make it successful, it should attract a lot of visitors through genuine ways. To generate web traffic at the exponential rate, numerous tactics can be followed.

First, let us discuss the basic ways to drive traffic. Obliviously if a website contains unique content with interesting information then it will be placed on top of search engines without much effort.generate-web-traffic Another tricky way to get readers is building backlinks through guest posts and blog commenting in same niche websites. Using social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin and social booking marking websites like Digg, Delicious, Pinterest & Stumbleupon is a popular way to generate huge online traffic.

Creating an e-book and building an email list are also considered as the honest ways of improving the online traffic of every internet business.

Other Ways of Driving Traffic To Your Site

There are some other traditions available to create traffic to a blog or website. Some of them are

1. The blog/website should be submitted to various search engines and in high PR blog directories. Some of the popular blog directories are Blogarama.com, topblogarea.com, bloggingfusion.com, and globeofblogs.com.

2. Submit and claim the blog on Alexa.  Taking part in the Yahoo Answers by answering the relevant question with your blog details is also a good way to create web traffic.

3. Article directory websites like goarticles.com, articlebase.com, selfgrowth.com, and ezinearticles.com are some of the best locates which generates traffic by submitting the written content.

4. Posting the blog link in the appropriate category of online classifieds and forums should not be underestimated as it would drive high quality of targeted traffic to the blog. Submitting the blog to RSS directories and content curation websites like quora.com and scoop.it are the good link building methods.

5. Offering free services, signing up in blog communities, sponsoring a contest, conducting a poll, pinging the updates to ping sites and using the domain signature in the email are some of the finest ways to invite excellence visitors to a website.

Things to Avoid When Generating Traffic

1. Any type of link exchange programs and cheap PPC campaigns.

2. Including dead links and images which take a long time to load.

3. Content generators and copy-paste method.

Bottomline

Getting traffic is an enduring process for the webmasters to attain success. Try these basic ways to generate web traffic to your online business. If you know any valid ways to drive traffic to website/blog, do share the methods for my readers.

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52 thoughts on “What Are The Possible Methods To Generate Web Traffic?”

  1. sandeep kumar dan

    Hi,Nirmala, As i am a new blogger , I think to get a great traffic is content, great content attract great traffic. Then more factors are come … Thanks for sharing ..
    Thank you
    Sandeep Kumar Dan

  2. Nice post Nirmala.:)
    I am glad that you shared and i have incorporated most of them. It was like a checklist. Valuable piece of information.
    Thanks for sharing.

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Great to see your valuable comment Niesha! Yes, almost I consolidated all the possible ways to drive web-traffic. I’ll include the missing ways in another post.

  3. Hey Nirmala. Nice article. Well I have been blogging from a long long time and I knew these things. But this is a very helpful article for newbies.

  4. attracting huge traffic should not the ultimate goal. In my opinion generating targeted traffic should be the goal and for this you should write killer content and promote your post where you think your target audience reside. nice post

    1. Hi Nirmala,

      You make some good points in this post. I have to agree with Atish, though, that targeted traffic is what you should aim at -you need to attract the kind of people who are sufficiently interested in what you have to offer that they’re going to be prepared to purchase from you. Tons of unfocused traffic won’t necessarily win the day.

      Lots of good tips, though – thank you!

      Sue

      1. Nirmala Santhakumar

        Oh, great to have your valuable comment here Sue! Yes, as you said the content of the website should attract the people to increase the traffic. Thanks for sharing your thoughts Sue 🙂

  5. Nirmala, Good tips provided, this post will definetly help beginners in trying out different blog and article directories. When started my blog followed the above tips except writing articles in article directory which i should try also good points mentioned in 4th & 5th may be i should try.

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Thanks for reading my post Lokesh! Every online business administrators should know all the possible and honest ways of generating traffic to their business. Am glad that you are gonna try my points to improve your visitors.

  6. I read through you article, and even though I know most of the stuff you write, I found some of the links and advices very useful. I have for example not heard of SelfGrowth.com before and the advices about adding the blog to blogarama.com and globeofblogs.com were really useful (so just added it)… Thanks a lot!

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Not only you, all internet marketers n blog owners are looking for new ways to improve the traffic. Thanks for your comments PHil!

  7. Hi Nirmala

    My Apologies for being late on to your blog and also congratulations to you for be on WordPress and to Atish who helped you in setting this. I also started my blog 3 months back only.

    You have shared some great tips to generate web traffic, I have not submitted my blog to high pr directories as you have mentioned but will do so very soon.

    Thanks for sharing these.

    Sapna

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Thanks for your wishes Sapna! Yes, Atish helped n guided me to build this blog. Also am glad that you are going to get visitors because of my post. Thanks for reading!

  8. Theodore Nwangene

    Hi Nirmala,
    One of the most difficult thing in any online business is getting traffic and I’m sure this post of yours will help many starters gain their stand.

    One tip you shared here that I’ve been wanting to try for a long time now but always forgets is participating in yahoo answers.

    Thanks a lot for sharing this amazing post with us and for reminding me of Yahoo answers.

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Glad to see your comment! Yes, getting online traffic in online business is difficult but it is important to thrive in it. Yahoo answers would bring a genuine traffic to a blog/website. Thanks for reading n commenting!

  9. Nice Article. Thank for giving some useful tips on how to generate the Web traffic to blog.

    The only formula for earning in blogging is ” The more the traffic, the more you earn “. So I have constantly working on building traffic which would eventually help to earn.

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Am really happy to get your comment Shathya! As you told the earnings of the blog purely depends on the traffic. Not only earnings, the happiness of the bloggers increases with the increase in traffic to their blog/blogs.
      Glad that your are working constantly to build the traffic to your blog, great job!

  10. Good points Nirmala. You balance it up with the list of things to avoid.

    One other thing that works so well for traffic is contest. Run contest on your blog and see the results 😉

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Thanks for leaving your great comment Enstine Sir! Hope running a contest on the blog would bring a huge traffic. Thanks for sharing your thought, keep writing n sharing.

  11. Hello Nirmala,

    I’m leaving my first comment on your blog. 😉
    This is a great post with some great tips. Very helpful for newbies like me.

    I think combination of Great content and Proper Promotion can drive huge traffic to a blog.

    Thank You 🙂

    1. Nirmala Santhakumar

      Am really glad to get your comment here! Just now I came out of your blog after reading an exceptional post from you which is related to traffic strategies! This post is really amazing with the reply from the top bloggers for your question ” What are your traffic strategies?”

      I found this post useful and shared it in social websites. Thanks for your comment and wishing you to achieve a great success in blogging.

  12. Nice to see that you are providing good information for the beginners and for those who do lots of work on “ON Page SEO” but not concentrate on “OFF Page SEO”…
    Thanks for great tips.. 🙂

  13. Hello admin, on page seo is the life of the website. Thanks for introducing us for important aspects of on page seo. Off page seo like back linking by answering questions submitting site to many imp webs are really simple techniques to increase search traffic. Without search traffic a website is like nothing. Please keep updating such informative facts. 🙂

  14. Thanks for giving this useful information…Nice OFF Page SEO concept you have shared…. Keep Writing these type of posts 🙂

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