How to Increase Website Traffic for Free 2017
In this post I am going to tell you 101 ways you can increase the amount of traffic your website receives. Each tip is actionable and you will be able to implement each method right now on your own personal blog or business website.
Each of these tips you can implement for pretty much no expense too, pretty cool right?
We will show you how to use SEO, social media, PPC and apps to help get more traffic to your website.
So without further ado, lets dive right in! 🙂
The Truth About Driving Traffic to Your Website in 2017
You probably know this already but your website is almost useless without targeted web traffic. Any online business will fail with no organic or paid traffic. In fact;
No traffic = no leads…
No Leads = no clients/sales
No Clients = well you know the answer to that rather simple equation.
Even though we both know that targeted website traffic is the key to success for your business generating new leads most people see an ever familiar picture when they log into their Google Analytics account…
Something that resembles the hills of The Netherlands…
Flat as a Pancake!
mmmm pancakes! Anyway back to the matter in hand your website traffic or lack of website traffic…
So time for some good news, well kind of. You are not alone! Around 70% of websites and blogs out there on the world wide web get less than 5000 visitors each month.
Or you could call that less than 200 visits a day!
So in order to turn those 200 visits into paying customers you are going to have a high octane, all singing and dancing, sh!t hot converting website.
Even if you are one of the lucky ones, well one of the lucky 30% that does fairly well at driving traffic to your website, I am sure you would welcome more?
What if you could boost your web traffic by 10x the amount you already have? Or how about even 5x?
Sounds good right!
But how the @&%! do I do that? I hear you ask!
Well I have empowered you with 101 actionable steps you can take right now thats right…
right now! to increase your website traffic.
You’re welcome… but first…
Why is it such a damn struggle to Generate Website Traffic?
If it was easy then well everyone would be doing it and where is the fun in that. Digital Ethos are able to drive over 10000 visitors to our website each month through epic blog posts just like this one 😉 and creating location and services specific pages for those that are further down the sales funnel.
One of the biggest mistakes i see most often is…
Posting the wrong freaking content!
No one gives a hoot what you are writing about!
Ouch it hurts! I know, we went through the same pain at Digital Ethos.
So what is the right content?
Here is tip number 1… Drumroll Please…
It all starts by having an ICA (Ideal Customer Avatar)
By understanding your ideal customer you are then able to generate content that generates targeted web traffic that turn into leads and hopefully customers after you do your thaaaaang!
This is Content that generates you traffic from Google! caaaaaching!
Think deeply about who customer are and how we can market and find them much easier.
This can be one of the most important things you can do for your business, most of your competitors won’t go into this level of details. It is important to really think about who your ideal customer avatar is for your business.
This task can often prove to be a real eye opener.
Questions to consider your ICA
What is your ICA’s name?
Is your ICA male or female?
How old is you ICA
How much money does your ICA make?
what hobbies does your ICA have?
What interested does your ICA have?
What is something your ICA struggles with?
what does your ICA want to accomplish on a personal level?
How about on a professional level?
What does your ICA want?
What does your ICA want to change?
what common objections does your ICA have?
Tell your ICA’s story
What is there morning routine?
What conversations are they having with work colleagues/friends?
What do they do after work?
What is their BIGGEST problem?
By doing this you create content that establishes YOU as an EXPERT in your niche and people will be more likely to buy from you too.
As soon as you do this you are able to produce content tailored to your ideal customer and that also means you will start to see targeted traffic to your blog!
No matter what your website does, e-commerce store, local business, lawyer, tradesman, startup your website needs targeted traffic to breath.
You need traffic that converts to leads and of course sales.
So it is imperative that you rank for keywords and phrases that your customers search for each day.
How about a few quick fire tips to help you do exactly that…
So now that you have had your first actionable tip here are another 30 ways to increase the traffic your website or blog receives.
You could do one task each day for the next month and you will be in a much better position that you were before.
11 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Website using SEO
Head of marketing or a small business owner you will have been told numerous times that you need more customers. 2nd on your wish list is probably more traffic to your website. There are a number of ways to increase traffic on your website.
Here are 11 tips on how to boost site traffic for free by improving your SEO today.
Pay Attention to On Site Optimisation
Make Long Tail Keywords Your Priority
Improve Internal Linking
Make Sure Your Website Loads Quickly
Deep Dive into your Google Analytic Data
Preform Keyword Research on your Competitors
Produce Long Content
Write Click Bait(y) Blog Post Headlines
Sharpen Up Your Imagery
Start a Forum
Link to Other Relevant Content
Improve Old Content
5 Ways to Boost your website Traffic Using Social Media
Re-market on FaceBook
Email Your Target Audience on Facebook
Re-market on Twitter
Tweet Your Custom Audiences
Use Twitter Cards
Capture Customers With Your Ad Headlines
8 Tips How to Get more Traffic to your Site using PPC Advertising
7 Apps that can help you get more visitors to your Website
So if you want to Increase Website Traffic? Follow all of our 31 tips.
Go ahead an action one tip a day for the next month and reek the rewards for your business or blog!
Next Steps – Get a Free Digital Marketing Review
We would love to find out more about your business and the pain points you have when it comes to driving more traffic to your website.
Reach out today and we can schedule a time for an informal chat to offer insights into how we can partner with you to make 2017 your best ever for increasing traffic to your website.