100 Ways To Get More Traffic To Your Website

By Daniel Scocco

Last week I told you guys I was working on a really long post that I hoped would become popular, remember? Well, I just published it on one of my other websites. The post is called 100 Ways to Increase Your Website Traffic.

I had seen a couple of similar lists around the web, but most of them contained only a single sentence per item, and most items were not directly related to generating traffic at all.

That is why I decided to write my own list. I made sure only to include points that are really going to increase your traffic (even if just slightly), and I also explained each point and included links to relevant resources where suitable.

The result is a monster post with almost 6,000 words. Here is a quote:

30. Launch a review contest. If you want to increase your search rankings you could launch a contest where people need to write about the content in order to get an entry. The links you’ll get will send you both Google juice and new visitors. Keep in mind that you need a good prize to motivate people to write about your contest though.

31. Launch a voting contest. You basically need to create a contest where the winner will be picked with a voting session. Suppose you have a fitness website. You could invite your readers to submit their best fitness tip, and then a voting session would decide which tip gets the prize. This would motivate participants to link to the voting session and to encourage their friends to visit your website and vote.

32. Launch a traffic contest. If traffic is what you want, why not be direct about it? You can launch a contest where people need to send traffic to one particular page inside your website. It could be the contest page (for a viral effect) or a resource page (e.g., a page where you give away an ebook). After the established time frame (e.g., 2 weeks, 1 month or anything else), you’ll simply need to check your web analytics to see which websites sent you more visitors, and then award the prizes.

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41 Responses to “100 Ways To Get More Traffic To Your Website”

  • Web Designer, London

    A great List Indeed. I have just read your entire post and agree that this one of the most in-depth posts on traffic building. It will be great if you could publish some statistics on the post including how it compares to standard shorter posts.

  • Marcos Patterson

    You’re “100 Ways to Increase Your Traffic” website is just completely amazing! I’ve learn so much from your content that I don’t need to research the internet for more information. I’m guessing that’s the killer article you were explaining in your previous post. Great Work and Thank You!

  • Joshu Thomas ( OC webmaster Blog)

    Now thats an amazing killer article !! thanks for sharing the tips Daniel !! now am slowly ( yea was slow – its difficult for any blogger to impress on the web lol ) becoming a fan of your writing and sharing on the web.

    thank you
    Josh

  • Virtual Agent

    Nice list and I think most of them would really help to get more traffic! 🙂 Just make sure that you would be able to send a prize, I mean the real prize that was promised.

  • Web Marketing Tips

    We always get such awesome posts from you and we are really thankful for you.

    Just going to read whole post in one breath … as this one is really attractive title … lolzzz

  • thelma harcum

    This article is a masterpiece Daniel Socco.

    You have done the world a great service to give such a wonderful gift. So much useful information!

    Sometimes as a marketer and just starting out, you really forget some of the strategy to use to bring color to your website.

    This article is really a book. I’m downloading it and taking it to lunch!
    Love you!
    Thelma Harcum

  • kevinxiao

    I can’t wait to read the entire 100 ways.

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