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    How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    I really need to drive more business and need to get more traffic to my website and all of the pages. Any suggestions on how to do this?

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    Advocate IV
    Advocate IV

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    There are hundreds of things that could go on this list, but here are a few places to start:


    1) Make sure your social media profiles are set up and complete, including terms that people would search for if they were looking for a business like yours. Post once a day and include links to your website when you post, trying to give people valuable information rather than making it a pure sales message.


    2) Ask your friends and family to share links to your website with their social media circles. You can even write some suggested language for them: "My friend Rachel just started this new business doing XYZ. Take a look at her website to see more about what she's doing." Or something similar.


    3) Once your have your Facebook business page set up, experiment with Facebook ads. They are pretty easy to set up and the targeting can be very precise. There are lots of tutorials and videos from Facebook to help you spend your money wisely. You can create ads that link people directly to your website.


    4) Make sure your website is on all your marketing materials and in your email signature file.


    Hope that helps!

    Erika Kerekes, Founder & Condiment QueenNot Ketchup Gourmet Grilling Sauces

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Getting traffic is a broad topic and can come in many forms. Traffic can refer to organic or paid traffic. 


    As a general rule, organic traffic can take longer than paid traffic. 


    Here's a partial list of paid traffic sources: 

    http://www.rubiconproject.comBanner, Native
    http://www.leadbolt.com/Banner, Audio
    http://www.mobyd.com/Banner, Native
    sitescout.comBanner, Native
    http://adclickmedia.comBanner, Native
    http://adengage.comBanner, Native
    http://admedia.comBanner, Native
    http://web.blogads.comBanner, Native
    http://www.etology.com/Banner, Native
    http://www.linkworth.comBanner, Native
    http://www.admanage.comBanner, Native, Pop, Domain Parked
    http://adonnetwork.comBanner, Native, Search, Pop-Under
    http://decisive.is/Banner, In-App
    http://www.mobgold.com/Banner, In-App
    http://market.epom.com/Banner, In-App
    http://www.google.com/ads/admobBanner, In-App, Interstitial
    http://advertising.microsoft.com/ad-networkBanner, Search
    http://advertising.aol.comBanner, Search, Native
    http://www.adoptim.comBanner, Text, In-Video
    http://www.inmobi.com/Banners, Native
    http://www.smaato.com/Browser, In-App
    http://bidvertiser.comNative, Banner
    http://www.xa.net/Display, Retargeting, Social Media
    http://zeropark.comDomain Parked
    http://affinity.comDomain Parked, Search
    http://www.airpush.com/In-App, Push
    http://www.fyber.com/Incent, Banner, Interstitial, Offer Wall
    http://leadimpact.comPop, Interstitial




    Organic traffic can include sources like Google, Wow, Bing, Yahoo, Ask, AOL, DuckDuckGo and others. These are primarily search engine traffic that your site gets after it is indexed.


    This is also called SEO. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and can include a lot of topics on its own. I would research more about SEO. Some great resources to start are SEOLand, Marketo, Hubspot, Yoast SEO and Moz. 


    Then there is social media traffic. Again, this is dependent on your content and how people view/share it. This can be a powerful driver of traffic depending if your content gets shared on the rights sites. 


    For a practical application, start by blogging, creating videos and podcasting. Utilize your knowledge and skillset to attract an audience on a particular topic.


    I hope this helps! 

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    This was amazing info, very helpful, thanks!


    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    An information laden blog connected is helpful but needs to be posted and tagged frequently.

    Helper I
    Helper I

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Hi Rachel!


    Word-of-mouth is one of the most effective way to have traffic.


    It may not be necessarily as fast as other methods. But it carries the most weight.




    When I say to someone - check 'Rachel's site', the immediate opportunity for questions and answers arises.


    Live face-to-face conversations of your site.


    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    It depends what you're really trying to do. If you want to only get more exposure to your site from online you approach it one way, and if you'll do anything, there's obviously more you can do.


    So getting out there with meetups, networking events and such, providing value to others and finding ways to refer business to others and get business referrals in return. 


    It's very important to get in a giving mentality because most people are looking out for themselves and you stand out by willing to offer more value than you're asking in return.


    When it comes to practical strategies, there were some great suggestions already mentioned. I run an SEO agency, so it is an organic free strategy, but we charge to do the service. 


    So you can go out and do it yourself at a lot lower cost, however SEO is very complex and will take time to learn how to do it. It takes time to benefit from SEO regardless so if you know very little it will obviously take even longer.


    Then there's paid strategies, Facebook's native ads is definitely the most powerful as it's the best way to really fine tune your target customer.


    There's also free options by finding discussions online around your industry and providing your expertise, exactly like I'm doing here on this forum.


    Biggest takeaway, even though you might need business you can't let that affect the way you operate. Seek to give value and you'll get value in return.

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    @EnExTConsultant & @GeorgeL,

    How do you get banners and links on your website? 

    Helper I
    Helper I

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Hello JnJFarmKY!



    On the basis of your novice tag, I suggest you start by designing your banner around an easily-accessible image you like. There are sites with the facilities to freely entertaing your request to create a banner. They guide you as well!

    Once happy with the outcome, upload (more on upload following).



    You can place links in text, image, etc. The procedure is basically the same for them all.


    Are you using Website Tonight? If you are, I will guide you along.


    George L

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    It does, but how do you add banners to a go daddy site?  I cannot find out how.

    Helper V

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?



    This is the million dollar question

    One of my posts has 15197 hits, why? Is it that the photography is better on that post then the others? Is it because people are talking? Is it that my rambling is better on that day then another day?


    I do not do the hard core advertising, (please come to my website type stuff), you see some folks doing. I probably should but I just do not feel comfortable doing that.  I do, do seo...... in fact that list that is placed above my post here? I am going to go to every darn one of those to see what each one has to offer my website....... thank you so much for the list!


    If you feel you are done advertising, advertise some more. I have not heard anyone bring up fivver ...... I have no affiliation with them other then being a customer at this point. Such creative people over there!! When thinking advertising I like to think outside the box....


    What is your website?



    Mrsroadrunner Photography

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Thank you for bringing up such a great question @Rachel


    I was wondering if there there's ways to advertise when I can't pay for advertising. 

    I just found out that my books are being sold internationally. How do I advertise internationally? 


    Thank you @NotKetchup@LoDoWeb@GeorgeL@EnExTConsultant, for all of your information. I found it very useful. 

    Community Manager
    Community Manager

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Hey @mrsroadrunner,

    Please share what post you're referring to that is getting all of those views. Happy to give you my thoughts! Thanks!


    Helper V

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?


    Sure , the one I thought of is this one http://www.mrsroadrunnerphotography.com/Flowers-of-Oregon/dahlia-flower-blooming-high-desert

    Once in a while views will catch my eye and frankly if it is over what 700 -800 hits I am tickled for that is the size of our town haha 😉 j/k or am I? haha


    Mrsroadrunner Photography
    Community Manager
    Community Manager

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    That's great @mrsroadrunner! I'm sure others would love to jump into the conversation about how to think about what's driving your traffic. 


    Helper V

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?


    Hi there,

    Are you the same Rachel who put this up??

    This is why I commented on this "old", post, should have more folks talking! 🙂

    Mrsroadrunner Photography
    Helper I
    Helper I

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Hi Rachel!

    There is a wash of sites providing free ad space - Locanto, USFreeads, the majority I can't even remember. Do a search for free ads. Of the three I most used, USFreeads provided more flexibility for monitoring and control (a bit of redundancy there). There is a third site which is almost as widely known as Craiglist, but the name eludes me. Just recalled - Backpage.

    You will love these sites.

    Hope this helps!


    George L

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    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Can anyone look at my website https://www.dctaxiservice.com/ see if there anything I need to do to get a good rank on Google search, Thank you so much

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Please explain the steps for posting and tagging your own website mentioned in a previous post. Thanks much



    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    My 10 Absolute Essentials:


    1. Keywords — the DNA of Digital Marketing
    2. Optimized Website — Increase Your Site's Visibility with SEO
    3. High Affinity Community or Group — Amplify Your Marketing through Others

    If you've got a food business in Seattle, you'll want to be a member

    4. Mobile Responsiveness, because Everyone's on Mobile and Google requires it
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    6. Timing Increases Impact — Promoting at the right time will help your resources go further

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    10. Media List — Be Where Your Customers Are
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    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    I have an Informative website linksysextendersetupinfo.com. It provides information about how to set up the extender & Router. What should I do to make this website rank in USA, France, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, India, etc? Any suggestion to add the feature of multilanguage? English is my primary language.

    Re: How do I get more traffic to my website pages?

    Hi infopandora,

    In this case you will need to do promotion on Google.com. If Your website will rank on Google.com then definately it will rank aslo on other search engine. I have good experience to rank website at Google.com and also other search engine countrywise. If you can not implement this then I will suggest you create subdomain with the coutruy search engine bise. like linksysextendersetupinfo.com.au to Australia and linksysextendersetupinfo.ca for canada. You can also prmote website indidually.

    You can hire me SEO services. If you are interested the let me know by email sonibharti540@gmail.com. And share your keywords which you want rank.



    Soni Bharti

    SEO Analyst