Getting Visitors to Your Website

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Before building a site there are many things that you need to take in mind. For example, how are you going to design your site, what is it going to cost you, how long will it take you to build, etc. All of these things mentioned a both are important aspects to consider when designing a site, but there is no point in doing all of this if you cant even get visitors to your site afterwards.

So you may ask yourself, what are some of the best ways of getting visitors to my site? Well there are many ways of getting visitors to your site. The following shows you some of the best ways of doing this:

1. Adding Your Sites Link/URL to Your Signature
These can include email signatures, forum signatures, etc.

2. Writing Good Articles
This is probably one of the best ways to get some good quality traffic to your site. If you can write a good article, then other people are more likely to want to re-publish it on their own sites, newsletters, ezines, etc.

Some useful places for submitting articles are:

  • http://www.simplysearch4it.com/article/articledir.php
  • http://www.goarticles.com/
  • http://www.zongoo.com/
  • http://www.articlecity.com/

3. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
This is a big factor to consider when building and advertising any site. This is because up to 85% of visitors use search engines to find something that they are interested in before they actually look elsewhere.

To do good SEO you will have to consider many things. Some of these include the use of metatags within your site, a good use of keywords within your sites body, and exchanging links with other sites that is on the same subject as yours.

4. Exchanging Links with Other Websites to Build Your PR
If you want your site to rank higher within the major search engines then exchanging links with other sites that are on the same subject as yours is a good way to go. This is because exchanging links with other sites will help to build your PR (page rank).

When exchanging links with other sites, a good approach would be to try and exchange links with sites that already has a good PR. But when exchanging links with other sites, you must also consider that you will also be getting traffic from these sites as well, which will be an added bonus.

5. Pay Per Click Search Engine Advertising
This is a cost-effective and good way of receiving highly targeted traffic to your site. This is because you only pay for the visitors that you actually receive. You choose how much you want to pay per visitor by bidding against other advertisers.

If you were thinking of trying out PPC Search Engine advertising, then http://www.simplysearch4it.com/webma/ppcse/advdir.php would most probably come in useful to you as it lists a large amount of Pay Per Click Search Engines.

If you have not used PPC Search Engines to advertise your site before, then I would personally recommend that you try out the larger PPC Search Engines. This is because you are more likely to receive a higher conversion rate than what you probably would with the smaller PPC Search Engines.

2017-05-19T15:48:09+00:00 June 12th, 2010|SEO|3 Comments

About the Author:

Warren Chandler is a freelance web programmer and web developer, based in Frinton on Sea, Essex. Warren specialises in web programming, web design, corporate identity, copy writing, SEO, logo and print media for home, work, and mobile platforms.

3 Comments

  1. Kara Thacker July 10, 2013 at 7:08 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the information. It helped alot.

  2. GDR Web Dev July 27, 2013 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    I blog frequently and I genuinely thank you for your information. This article has truly peaked my interest and had me thinking about why my site wasn’t getting the traffic it should.

  3. David Rhodakelskey July 31, 2013 at 1:44 pm - Reply

    Just wanted to thank you again for this guide and for doing my SEO for me. You’re one in a million. Dave

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