The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web
Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors a month.  Make sure your site is optimized for search engi...
<ul><li>Establish  SEO friendly architecture for the pages w/optimized URLs, Title Tags, and H1 Tags </li></ul><ul><li>   ...
The more sites that link to you, the more sustainable traffic you build over time. Make sure you maximize the potential fo...
<ul><li>Populate  a target list of blogs in your vertical that could cover your product or content </li></ul><ul><li>Monit...
Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Del.icio.us, Twitter and others are set up to help discover content on other sites and can be p...
<ul><li>Produce  content appropriate for each community, each site has a different bias on what gets popularized </li></ul...
Get other major sites to integrate some core functionality of your site into their own as a value add 
<ul><li>Get the list of the Alexa or Compete most popular sites on the web, and find all web properties that have a crosso...
  On the web, Content is King. Find ways to integrate refreshing content into the pages people visit most on your site, an...
<ul><li>Track  your most trafficked pages & add in refreshing content </li></ul><ul><li>Identify  ways to automatically ge...
The viral loop is the process of turning users into marketers and thus exponentially increasing your traffic via your user...
<ul><li>Promote  a registration process, making sure to capture user emails  </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate  awards, points, ...
People come back to sites that solve a personal compelling need.  Most of the time, we’re either thinking about Money, Hea...
QUESTION:  If you were the most popular site in your category, would it give someone a reason to come back to the site eve...
 
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  1. 1. The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web
  2. 2. Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors a month.  Make sure your site is optimized for search engine traffic.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Establish SEO friendly architecture for the pages w/optimized URLs, Title Tags, and H1 Tags </li></ul><ul><li>    Track and Increase the # of in-bound links to your site </li></ul><ul><li>Track and Increase the # of pages your site has indexed: “site: nameofyoursite.com ” </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Helpful Resources about Search Engine Traffic: 68 Helpful SEO Tools
  4. 4. The more sites that link to you, the more sustainable traffic you build over time. Make sure you maximize the potential for referring traffic.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Populate a target list of blogs in your vertical that could cover your product or content </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor a list of 15 comparable websites and track all their online press from major publications </li></ul><ul><li>Track all sites linking into you and link back to them whenever possible </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful Resources about for Getting Referral Traffic:  </li></ul><ul><li>Top Blogs List  (with email contacts) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Del.icio.us, Twitter and others are set up to help discover content on other sites and can be powerful sources for driving a significant amount of traffic.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Produce content appropriate for each community, each site has a different bias on what gets popularized </li></ul><ul><li>Track the number of friends you have in each community and have easy access to communicate with them (IM)  </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize Pageviews by featuring related content in key positions on landing pages users visit from social media </li></ul>Helpful Resources for Getting Social Media Traffic:  The Social Media Manual  and  Promoting Yourself on Twitter  (by  geekpreneur )
  8. 8. Get other major sites to integrate some core functionality of your site into their own as a value add 
  9. 9. <ul><li>Get the list of the Alexa or Compete most popular sites on the web, and find all web properties that have a crossover with your site. </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets, Widgets, Widgets.  </li></ul><ul><li>Be creative and persistent . </li></ul>Helpful Resources for Getting Traffic from Partnerships: Web 2.0 Distribution Deals
  10. 10.   On the web, Content is King. Find ways to integrate refreshing content into the pages people visit most on your site, and you’ve given them a reason to come back for more.
  11. 11. <ul><li>Track your most trafficked pages & add in refreshing content </li></ul><ul><li>Identify ways to automatically generate refreshing content without having to manually edit and input it </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt your site structure to add in refreshing content if that is not a component   </li></ul>Helpful Resources for Getting Traffic from Refreshing Content: How to Write Great Blog Content  from  Problogger
  12. 12. The viral loop is the process of turning users into marketers and thus exponentially increasing your traffic via your user base . 
  13. 13. <ul><li>Promote a registration process, making sure to capture user emails  </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate awards, points, leaderboards, recognition, self-Promotion.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Establish auto-emails that are triggered based on various user behavior </li></ul>Helpful Resources for Getting Traffic from the Viral Loop: The Viral Coefficient
  14. 14. People come back to sites that solve a personal compelling need.  Most of the time, we’re either thinking about Money, Health, or Love (or some derivative)
  15. 15. QUESTION: If you were the most popular site in your category, would it give someone a reason to come back to the site every day/every week?  
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