So -- you have a new website. What now? How will visitors find your website? "Build it and they will come" may have worked for the Field of Dreams, but unfortunately, it doesn't work that way for websites. Driving traffic to a website takes time and effort but with attention to the following areas, you will see an increase in visitors over time. Let's go over the ways to drive traffic to your website -- and to keep people coming back. 1. Google and SEO There's more than one search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, etc.). But for simplicity's sake, in this post I'll just refer … [Read more...] about How to get visitors to your website — and keep them coming back
Traffic. If you're stuck in it, it's not such a good thing. But if we're talking about web traffic -- the visitors who come to your site -- it is exactly what you want. So, how do you get people to come to your site? So, how do you drive traffic to your website NOW? Links Links still matter. They are still very important. But now you want to be sure that they are coming from diverse sources. If your links are mostly from directories, that's a problem. They should be from many different types of websites. - Ask anyone you know who has a webpage to link to yours (friends, … [Read more...] about How to drive traffic to your website now
So, you want to get more Twitter followers...how do you do that? It's not that difficult - it just takes some time and a little thought. The easiest way to get followers is to follow people yourself. Many will follow you back. Those that do, now have the opportunity to see your tweets - and they may occasionally share your tweets with your own followers. This is what you want: for people to see your tweets - and hopefully, to act on them (click your links), and to share them with others. [Note: In this article, I'm going to refer to other Twitter accounts as "people." It's just … [Read more...] about Who to follow on Twitter – and who not to!
If you run a blog, then you are essentially a content marketer. This is true whether you deal in fashion news, celebrity gossip, or sports updates. No matter what the topic is, you’re playing the role of providing content to an audience that expects you to deliver something good more often than not. What’s really important is recognizing this and doing something about it. By now, we all know that content is king. But it isn’t just anything you can conjure up or scrounge up from the back alleys of the internet. In this era that has been structurally ravaged by search algorithm updates such … [Read more...] about Why bloggers need to start thinking like content marketers
Want more Twitter followers? It's actually pretty easy to do - and the good news is that you can do it in just a few minutes a day. Follow these tips, and you'll have a growing, solid base of followers very quickly. Here's how. Let's take a look at your Twitter account. First - Are you following lots more people than are following you? Oddly enough, it's easier to get Twitter followers if you are following fewer accounts than are following you. For some reason folks tend to think that people who are following many more people than they have followers are probably not putting … [Read more...] about How to get many more Twitter followers in just 5 minutes a day!