Designing a website is just part of what it takes to own and run a successful website, but honestly a site won’t be ultimately successful if you lack website visitors and traffic. So if you are looking for those little golden nuggets also known as site visitors then here are a few way you can get them:
Create a website that easy to navigate and use, one that is easy on the eyes and quick to load. When people to do stumble upon your website they will want to enter and use it as soon as possible, they do not want to be waiting around for pages or images to upload.
Use search engine optimazation, (SEO) try this yourself using free information and resources available on the internet or hire a professional to help you website stand out and get more visitors.
Use social networking websites to build visitors and traffic to your website. To get more people visiting and using your website use social networking sites such as face book and my space, create a page about your website and then provide a link to your website, people will stumble across your page and will be interested and want to know more, so make all your pages on social networking sites informative, clear and helpful.
TOP TIP: Use digg, stumble upon, twitter and many more similar sites to promote your website to a whole bunch of people/internet users.
Use pay per click (ppc) to get more people to visit your website. Buy keywords that people will search for a and click on, end result = clicking and visiting your website.
Send out press releases. When your site launches when a development happens, when you hit a sales target and so on then send out a press release to both local and national media and press, let them and get the to help you spread the word even more about your site, its purpose and its uses.
Give away promotional products and freebies. Everyone loves a freebie and what better type to give away than one that has your website address all over it, from umbrellas to pens and mouse mats, promotional products are low cost and very effective when promoting a website and getting more people to visit your website, as every time someone sees one of your products they will more than likely be really curious and will want to visit your website just to see what all the fuss is about.
TOP TIP: Create a budget for getting visitors to your site, be it a budget per unique person or visitor to hit your site or a budget to cover all the promotions etc you want to use to get more people to visit your site just remember to create a budget and do your best to stick to it.
I hope you have found this article useful and I wish you luck and every success in finding and getting more visitors, traffic and hits to your website.