11 Budget Ways to Get Genuine Website Traffic

Genuine Website Traffic Gives You Potential Customers to Your Business

Genuine Website Traffic Gives You Potential Customers to Your Business

Getting traffic to your website is utmost important to any business owners, the obvious reason is more traffic can therefore means more potential businesses and future profits for the business owners.

Marketing to Any Tom, Dick or Harry Waste Your Marketing Dollars. By the Way, Who's Who?

Marketing to Any Tom, Dick or Harry Waste Your Marketing Dollars. By the Way, Who's Who?

The question here, is not getting a lot of non-qualified traffic such as attracting any Tom, Dick or Harry, who don’t need any your business at all.  We are focusing on getting more  genuine people or what you call, your targeted audience market instead; these are the people who have a need for your business urgently.

Here are 11 recommended ways to get Genuine Website Traffic

#1 Search Engine Marketing

Search 'Engine' Marketing Are Speedy and on Target

Search 'Engine' Marketing Are Speedy and on Target

This is one of the most effective methods where you can see the results fast. People find things on search engines for mainly 3 purposes; to buy, to research or just want to know something that interest them at that moment. For business owners, you are targeting on people who are in the buying and research mode. What you can do is a keyword analysis of the possible phrase keywords that your prospects are likely to type on Google and then use the keywords for your search engine marketing campaign. Avoid  generic keywords as they are not very targeted and also cost you dearly. With search engine marketing, the chances of you getting genuine website traffic will be much higher than most marketing strategies.

Avoid Generic Competitive Keywords if You Are on a Tight Budget

Avoid Generic Competitive Keywords if You Are on a Tight Budget

If you are on a tight marketing budget, try to avoid using competitive keywords that eats away your budget fast. Use long tail keywords strategy instead.

#2 Get into the Right Social Community

Join the Right Community and Network Where Your Prospects Hang Out

Join the Right Community and Network Where Your Prospect Usually Hangs Out

Join online social community networks that the majority of your targeted prospects are likely to be in. Not your industry community but your prospects’ community. If you are on a B2B business, your targeted audience will most likely be the CEOs and business owners. Hence, you should market to popular business community websites instead.

#3 Follow the Right Tweeple

Follow Targeted Prospects on Twitter Adds Genuine Traffic to Your Website

Follow Targeted Prospects on Twitter Adds Genuine Traffic to Your Website

Today, most internet users tweet. The majority of your twitter followers should be the ones who are likely to buy your products and services should you have marketed to them on Twitter. Hence, follow the right tweeple on Twittasphere.

#4 Getting Facebook Likes

Getting "Face" Book Likes is Good for Your Branding, However It May Not be The Best Strategy in Terms of Getting Genuine Targeted Traffic

Getting "Face" Book Likes is Good for Your Branding, However It May Not be The Best Strategy in Terms of Getting Genuine Targeted Traffic

Likes on Facebook will increase your website traffic as it is a form of referral marketing, however this may not be the best strategy in terms of targeting genuine website traffic. It is good for branding purposes but not so much for clients conversion; this is because they actually targeted to a broader range of Facebook users who may not need your products and services at that moment.

If you have more marketing dollars to play, you can also tap on Facebook advertising medium and target the right demographic of users that may need your product and services.

#5 Structure Your Website Well

Create a Well Structured & Keywords-Balanced Website That Can Be Easily Found on Search Engines

Create a Well Structured & Keywords-Balanced Website That Can Be Easily Found on Search Engines

Make sure you have a well structured website with good relevant contents. Make full use of your web page meta tags such as the title tag, the main and sub headlines, your description tags, your keyword tags and the ALT tags of your images. Write good contents with relevant keywords that your prospects are likely to type on the search engines. By doing all these, the chances of your website being indexed on the first few pages of internet will be higher.

#6 Forum Signature

Forum Signature is a Safe and Subtle to Market Your Website on Popular Internet Forums

Forum Signature is a Safe and Subtle Way to Market Your Website on Popular Internet Forums

Share your opinions and expert knowledge on forums related to your expertise. Remember to put your website link on your bio so that prospects who likes what you shared on the forums can visit your website from there.

This is rather time consuming and exhausting if you spent the whole day marketing on forum.Hence, you need to work smart. One way is to share your comments on forum threads that are indexed on the first pages of search engines for keywords related to your business.

#7 Write and Submit Quality Articles

Focus on Submitting Quality Articles That Are Worth the Read

Focus on Submitting Quality Articles That Are Worth the Read

Write consistently and share your expert opinions through your articles around your niche industry. Submit your articles to popular articles websites especially the ones that are closer to your niche. Focus on writing quality articles that is worth the attention of the readers; quality articles increase your credibility among your prospects thus making you stand out uniquely from your competition.

#8 Submit Press Releases

To the Publishers, Press Releases About Products or New Launches Are as Boring as Watching Grass Grows. Think of Something Newsworthy

To the Publishers, Press Releases About Products or New Launches Are as Boring as Watching Grass Grows. Think of Something Newsworthy Instead.

Before you submit any press release to any media publishers or editors, make sure your press release is interesting and newsworthy enough for them to publish and market to their readers. A lot of marketers today have made the mistakes of selling their products through press releases. Editors and publishers would not care that your product is good or not good or whether it is a new product launch. This is because there is a whole lot of new products everywhere. So news of product launch is dull and boring to them.

The Rule of the Thumb is...

The Rule of the Thumb is...

Rule of the thumb, treat press release like  a press release. It is not an advertisement, it is a news worth reading. Hence, refrain from ‘selling’ your products and services through press releases so that you will get more earned media.

#9 Give Valuable Comments on Other People’s Blog

Ping Valuable Contents from Other Bloggers to Your Blog and They May Do the Same.

Ping Valuable Contents from Other Bloggers to Your Blog and They May Return You the Favour.

Other than giving your valued opinions on your website and your blog. You can also give valuable comments on other people’s blogs on posts that you find interesting. Remember this golden rule, do not sell or promote anything on your comments as you will be marked as spam in their blogs. You can also do a pingback on your blog when you link any valuable quotes from other blogs.

The best way in getting a link back from other people’s blog to your website is to be their guest blogger! Contact the blog owner and ask for an exchange of ideas where he or she can also post their opinions on your blog.

#10 Youtube Marketing

Be a Youtube Video Star So That Your Brand Can Stand Out from The Rest

Be a Youtube Video Star So That Your Brand Can Stand Out from The Rest

Create interesting and good quality Youtube videos that are close to what your brand has to offer. Video marketing is one of the most cost effective marketing strategies ever. Search engines usually index videos URL on their top pages. So, what you can do is, upload new videos on Youtube constantly, as simple as that.

#11 “Fresh” Pictures are Good for You

Upload "Fresh" Pictures Constantly, So That Some of Them Can Be Indexed By the Search Engines

Upload "Fresh" Pictures Constantly, So That Some of Them Can Be Indexed By the Search Engines

Search engines also gives you results for images on the keywords that you typed. Hence put in the effort in uploading relevant on your website, your articles or anything that you post online. Flickr, owned by Yahoo, is a good photo stack website that you can make use of. When  you upload your photos, remember to put some efforts on giving each photo a good title, description as well as ALT tags. This gives you the higher chance of getting your images indexed by the search engines.

The Most Important Point of All…

Your Most Important Person is You. Just Be Who You Are.

Your Most Important Person is You. Be Yourself.

Just be yourself, be who you are. A brand with its own unique characteristics gives your prospects many reason to take a peek onto your website. This is something that no competition is able to emulate from.

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6 thoughts on “11 Budget Ways to Get Genuine Website Traffic

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