7 ways to make sites fun and get links and traffic

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The presentation explains 7 easy-to-implement ways to make one's website more likable.

These tricks will let you add more fun to your site, make it stand out from the crowd and, as a result, generate more social signals, more traffic and conversions.

Each recommendation is supplied with the detailed instructions, useful links and real-life examples.
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7 ways to make sites fun and get links and traffic

  1. 1. • 7 Ways to Make a Website More Fun Or how to get more natural links or traffic. By Link-Assistant.Com
  2. 2. The fact: People share things they really like. http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/
  3. 3. • The more they like something, the more they spread the word about it.
  4. 4. Hence, cool and funny stuff on you websites will be a wonderful way to promote your online business. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  5. 5. If people like your content, they will share it and you will get … Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  6. 6. more shares, more natural links, and more traffic! Сopyright © 2013 Link-Assistant.Com
  7. 7. But how to make a website more likable? Сopyright © 2013 Link-Assistant.Com
  8. 8. Here comes a set of useful tips that together with great service and cool content can make your site more popular. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  9. 9. 1. Hide something in the code of your site pages. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  10. 10. This is the example by http://www.nosgoth.com/ Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  11. 11. The company was going to launch an online game and inserted this picture into the code of their main page. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  12. 12. That is a super easy trick that can surprise your site visitors who will then spread the word about it. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  13. 13. 2. Show a nice surprising thing to those who voted in a poll or answered a question. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  14. 14. http://blackacrebrewing.com/ is a beer producer company that found a great way to surprise their website visitors. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  15. 15. When one presses the I’m under 21 button on the main page of their site, the site disappears and gets replaced by a dancing GIF. That looks super awesome! Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  16. 16. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  17. 17. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  18. 18. 3. Make a funny robots.txt file. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  19. 19. Nike is famous not only for their highly inspirational slogans… Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  20. 20. but also for their creative approach to making robots.txt files. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  21. 21. This is how this file it looks like on the Nike’s website: Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  22. 22. Check out this article for more examples of funny robots.txt files. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  23. 23. 4. Make a funny 404 page. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  24. 24. A 404 page is a great way to entertain your audience even if your website is very serious and is entirely dedicated to your business. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  25. 25. Look at the example by WebMeUp.Com Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  26. 26. Another good example of a 404 page is http://businesscasualcopywriting.com/dead-page/ Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  27. 27. The double joke on the dead page looks really funny and engaging. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  28. 28. 5. Apply Konami code with some hidden fun. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  29. 29. Konami code is a sequence of key-presses (up, up, down, down, left, right, l eft, right, B, A) that was used as a cheat in lots of Konami-made video games. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  30. 30. this article Check out to learn more about how to introduce Konami Code on your site. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  31. 31. Also, you may check how the code was implemented by http://www.patrickacarrell.com/ It’s sheer fun! Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  32. 32. 6. Create a wonderful company story. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  33. 33. One of the best company stories ever created is the story of Google. Apart from being the great visual presentation, it is a captivating and impressive company story. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  34. 34. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  35. 35. Another great example is: http://www.kickstarter.com/ Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  36. 36. You may cut the website footer off and see a full gallery of people who are connected to KickStarter. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  37. 37. Distilled introduced their team members in a very special way. If you look at the page you may think you see just company’s employees, their job positions and pics. But once you move the cursor over the any picture, it will change to similar but funny one. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  38. 38. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  39. 39. 7. Creating a page that is very difficult to find. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  40. 40. Amazon website If you go to the and check the area under the copyright section, you’ll find an invisible link, which will get you to the page dedicated to David Risher. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  41. 41. David was helping Amazon at the times when it was a little startup with uncertain future. So this page was introduced as a tribute and gesture of gratitude to this man. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  42. 42. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  43. 43. That characterizes Amazon as the company where the management cares about their employees and is thankful to them for all they have done. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  44. 44. Now you have some ideas on how to make your website more fun. Read on to learn how to properly use them. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  45. 45. - Create a contest and award those who c find the hidden “Easter Egg” on your website. - Write and article about your site and explain how it differs from others on the Web. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  46. 46. - Use BuzzBundle to find relevant forums, blog articles, tweets, etc. and share info about your site there. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  47. 47. And remember! - your fun shouldn’t be annoying; - make sure you joke is clear to different audiences; - add social media buttons on your fun pages. Сopyright © 2013 http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-make-sites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Link-Assistant.Com
  48. 48. Follow this link for more insights: http://www.link-assistant.com/blog/7-ways-to-makesites-fun-and-get-links-and-traffic/ Сopyright © 2013 Link-Assistant.Com

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