Traffic building tips
Keep navigation good and content easy to find.
Sites that are fast to load keep visitors visiting.
Put your site up for awards, but try to avoid "automatic award Submiters"
because they don't work.
Send friendly emails to "Internet magazines" and ask for a listing in their
top 10 sections etc.
Tell visitors how to bookmark your site. Remember some surfers are not very
experienced with the Internet and repeat visitors are the best form of
traffic you can have.
Be unique. Add the things that your competitors wouldn't think of adding.
If you have time, follow up every email you receive. That way people start
to remember you.
Add a hyperlink to email signatures. Some people add a little slogan.
Contact "technology/computing" sections of newspapers and ask kindly for
An occasional competition can draw extra traffic.
Submit to the Open Directory for better link relevancy, particularly on
Utilise search engines as they are an ideal form of FREE traffic.
Make sure your pages are search-engine friendly, visit
http://www.selfpromotion.com and http://www.searchengineforums.com/ to read
A trial copy (30 days) of WebPosition Gold (http://www.webposition.com) will
help to improve keyword density and other factors that greatly influence
search engine rankings.
Once you have enough regular visitors, the odd advert is ideal for some
extra cash. Make sure they aren't obtrusive though.
Don't pay for promotion. The best and most effective ways to increase
traffic do not require a wallet!
These tips are Courtesy of Andrew Varley.
Andrew runs his own website http://www.freebielist.com dedicated to listing only the best quality free stuff that can be found over the Internet.
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