1. Be seen in a Jam
A simple but effective way to generate traffic is to include your URL in all offline marketing literature, from your business cards, letterheads, leaflets and adverts through to stickers or detailing on your car – generate traffic while stuck in that jam.
Join conversations on related blogs or start your own blog. Ensure the story isn’t static by inviting conversation – draw in your audience by asking questions
3. Get Linked Back
To generate traffic you need to get out there are make yourself known. This will involve posting comments on other blogs related to your line of business and placing links back to your site as you post.
4. Be Regular
If you are serious about generating traffic you should look to make comments at least 10 times a day, up to a minimum of 50 times a week. Comment on blogs relating to your niche to ensure you get your name and face recognised in your area of expertise.
5. Provide a Solution
Create content that is useful to your intended audience. Offer information that will help readers to achieve a goal or solve a problem. Be sure to keep the tone conversational and try to entertain your audience so they keep coming back.
6. Unlock the Door to Google
Improve your Search Engine Optimisation ranking by ensuring your keywords are related to your niche. Keywords should be words that your target audience will use to search for your site.
Offer readers a freebie, this could be an eBook associated with your niche industry or hosting a free webinar to share your expertise on a given subject.
Sign up to as many social networks as you can manage. Social networks are a great way to promote your posts and introduce yourself to like-minded people.
9. Don’t Plagiarise
Avoid copy and pasting content from other websites as search engines can detect unoriginal content, which will penalise your site in search engine rankings.
10. Pay Out
If you don’t have the time but you do have the budget… Pay someone to create traffic on your behalf.