Imagine that you finally hit that sweet spot where your content goes viral and millions of new website visitors end up flooding your website. While the idea of having so much traffic (that could convert into millions of sales) may be an Internet marketer's fantasy, the reality of such an event could essentially bring the entire website down in a dramatic collapse due to technical weaknesses. To attract and manage a large amount of traffic, you need to implement testing to weed out anything that might keep you from scoring big when you do finally get a viral campaign to take off.
How to Test Your Website before the Big Event
Your site's ability to handle large amounts of traffic is dependent on your hosting package as well as the amount of traffic you estimate will come to your door. However, if your site is only currently attracting a trickle of traffic, then how do you know you will be ready when you finally become exceedingly popular? To make sure that your...
What is the one time you really do want to get into a sticky situation? When getting website traffic to stick around your website longer. A core performance indicator for website traffic is how much time each visitor stays on your website after they first arrive. This indicator is referred to as a web page's stickiness factor. The more time people stay on your site or a particular page, the more chances you have of creating an authentic relationship to your visitors and, eventually, converting them into paying customers. However, how does one go about building in sticky pages into your average website? It's not as hard as you might think: Include great content, provide an innovative solution, or make sure your content is updated frequently with new "website only" offers and specials.
Blogs are a Great Way to Add Quality Content Frequently
Blogs are really sticky areas of a website, particularly if they provide quality content that helps your audience...
In part 1, we talked about some inexpensive strategies to drive visitors to your new website. If you’re looking for even more ways to increase your traffic, here are 4 additional tips to do so:
Buy IP Unique Traffic
This product may be a little pricier than Global Traffic, but as far as online advertising goes, our IP Unique packages are still very affordable. You can get 5,000 visitors for as low as $39, and you’ll even be able to target your site visitors.
Our IP Unique product enables you to zero in on your target users by country, channel, or keywords. By doing so, you can get more relevant visitors and increase the chances of converting them or bringing them back to your site.
We talked about joining contests in part 1, but have you ever considered running your own? It can be a great way to put the spotlight on your new site.
A word of caution though: make sure your prize is relevant to your site, product, or service. Giving away generic...
The biggest challenge of any new website owner is getting traffic. Since no one knows about your newly-sprung online property, chances are you won’t have a lot of people knocking on your digital doors. Plus since you’re new, you’re probably not making enough revenue yet to hire a fancy PR firm or to buy top-notch SEO services.
Fortunately though, you don’t have to. Don’t buy into the fact that you need a lot of money to get a lot of site visitors. Below a few ways to reel in more traffic without breaking the bank:
Buy Global Traffic
Contrary to what other people may say, buying online traffic doesn’t necessarily cost an arm and a leg. At FullTraffic for instance, you can get 10,000 visitors for just $7.50 through our Global Traffic product. Doing so lets you leverage the FullTraffic network which gets more than 16 million daily impressions. This allows you to reel in massive amounts of traffic at a global scale. Get visitors from all...
Buying traffic is one of the most popular ways to increase website visitors and for good reason: It’s easy, inexpensive, and—when done right—is highly effective. However, it’s important to note that there are some guidelines that come with buying traffic, and it’s best to stick to them to ensure that you don’t raise any red flags with users.
Here are a few examples of those guidelines:
Choose the right ad network
Avoiding red flags when buying traffic starts with choosing the right ad network. Align yourself with the right company and you’ll increase the success of your campaigns.
The best way to do this is to do your research. Look into an ad network before signing up and make sure everything’s in order. One of the first things you should do is find the company’s contact information. The ad network should have adequate contact details so you can easily reach out.
For example, at FullTraffic, we display our phone...
In part one we gave you some freebie ideas that you can use to drive website traffic, and we also offered insights on why providing valuable content is essential to your freebie. This post will provide even more freebie ideas you can implement in your business (in case you couldn’t get enough of them in part 1) and you’ll also learn how to ethically use your freebies in order to stay on the good side of your users.
More freebie ideas:
If you’re a coach, consider giving away a free session or two to prospective customers. This will allow you to show people what you’ve got, while eliminating risks on their part. It enables you to get people through your doors so you can give them a glimpse of what you have to offer.
Providing free coaching sessions gives you a chance to show people how awesome your services are. And chance are, when people see that, you’ll get some paying customers out of your offer.
Got a packed schedule...
The concept of bribing may have a bad rep in politics, but online, it’s considered as one of the best practices of Internet marketing. As long as you follow privacy laws and adhere to proper “netiquette”, there really isn’t anything wrong with offering a little incentive to increase website traffic and build an audience.
Below are some ideas of what to entice users with. Go through each one, do some research on what would resonate most with your target visitors, and start creating!
Quick tip: Make sure you’re giving away something of value
Before we get into the details of the different types offers that you can give out, we just want to remind you of one important word: VALUE. Don’t just put together an offer for the sake of doing so. (For instance, some companies release “free” ebooks that don’t really provide anything of substance.) Offering a low-value or useless freebie will only turn off users. Sure, it may entice...
Have you searched for yourself online? Potential employers, customers, friends, and dates are using the internet to gather information about you. With free, online tools, you can learn what they see about you online.
Finding positive information will let you highlight relevant attributes and draw attention to online links that paint you in the best possible light. But even finding negative information is beneficial. Identifying potentially damaging information allows you to control the situation and gives you time to craft an appropriate response. Visible professionals can even enlist the services of a professional online reputation management firm to improve their online reputation.
Here are three, free ways to check your online reputation:
1) Search Variations of Your Name in Major Search Engines
A simple beginning is to search variations of your own name in both Bing and Google. While apparently basic, searching variations of your name can be far more involved than...
Are you keen to know as an entrepreneur as to what it takes to achieve the best possible results for growing your business? Then, it definitely helps to have an in-depth knowledge about the various marketing channels that you can target using the latest promotional tools and techniques!
Successful marketers must be able to provide maximum exposure to their company’s products and services through consistent branding efforts and create greater awareness among their target audience.
Often, it is observed that small businesses have to face maximum challenges for establishing their presence in the market due to severe budget constraints. With little patience, perseverance and due diligence, it is still possible to generate higher sales leads by winning more number of customers.
One of the simplest and cost effective techniques available for every growing online businesses is to have constant interaction with their target customers. Sharing useful information and having...
Are you looking for some lovely and creative ideas to boost your marketing efforts using Google hangouts?
Then, keep reading to know how your business can benefit vastly using some of the improved features of this social communication tool!
Discover How Google+ Hangouts Can Be Useful To You?
Google + offers some amazing features to collaborate with different people using its video chatting facility and allows them to have business meetings, informal chat sessions, host webinars or conferences and much more…..
Now that a lot of companies have to communicate regularly with their clients, the hangout feature allows them to have more engaging and meaningful conversations, breaking across geographical boundaries.
Especially with the new Hangouts on Air feature, Google+ enables you to connect to millions of online customers, through a live webcast to deliver your marketing message even more effectively than ever before!
Besides, you can always stay connected on the go with...