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5 Effective Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website
July 17, 2019
FINALLY! Your website is looking almost as great as you and now you want to show the world.
Your website is basically your digital storefront and you need to get as many clients coming in as possible. The important thing is we need to get the right people at the right time! Here are some ways that we can use to find those people:
There are many channels of Social Media that you use to your advantage. The main ones people use seem to be Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter and even Snapchat.
These channels should be utilized in different ways because of the different audiences you may have. For example, Linkedin is used mainly for people to build professional relationships, meanwhile, channels like Instagram and Snapchat can be used to build a more personal relationship… down to details of what you had for lunch.
Blogging is a great way to get your name out there. Writing a blog on your website can help with SEO, keywords, and all that fun stuff! Writing guest posts on a reputable site can also help increase traffic for your website and help build your brand. You may even want to invite others to write on your site, just make sure you only post high-quality content without spammy links!
We offer a blog package that offers our clients 2 blogs per month posted on your behalf helping keep your content fresh and active.
SEO - Get Your Website Ranking in Google
SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization... why do we need it? Great question!
SEO is almost like a set of rules that can be followed by website owners to improve their rankings on search engines such as Google. This is mega-important because most people do not look past the 1st page of search results. Following the rules will help you battle everyone else for that top spot!
Here’s an example...when you are looking for stuff like the Best Burger in town, you’re probably going to use Google. You will may read a few reviews, may or may not drool over some pictures and then choose which burger joint you are going to. Google uses rules of SEO to make sure that your search of burgers do not bring you a list of plumbers instead.
SEO can be very time consuming but it is worth the effort. There are many parts to it but there are plenty of resources you can tap for information. Or if you do not have time, you can have us do it for you. We've helped over 50 Mortgage, Real Estate and Small Business websites get great rankings in Google!
Have a Fast and Mobile Friendly/Responsive site
What does this mean? It means you need a site that is comfortably viewable across a range of devices. The age of people sitting at home on their PC's to search for stuff is over! Everyone is mobile and on the go, they want things faster, easier and cheaper.
There have been studies that show at least 80% of people use their mobile devices vs computers and we believe them! Think about it the next time you are searching for something…
Use Google Analytics
Google Analytics is one of the best sources of data on almost every aspect of your site. It can give you information such as what posts and pages are most popular, where and when your traffic is coming from and how long people are staying on your website. This is especially useful if you are hiring a firm to do SEO for you, you may want to check they are delivering on those promises they made you during sign up.
There is no secret sauce to getting more traffic to your website except for hard work. No matter what path you choose, it is going to cost you lots of sweat and tears but it will be worth it.
What are you waiting for? We've given you some great ideas now let's make it happen.
Contact us today if you might be interested in learning more about the above mentioned services that we offer that can help bring your website to the next level.