There is one hard and fast rule in generating income for
your website: A steady flow of website
traffic. If no one goes to your site, it
hardly bares a chance of generating an income. Many sites
have tried and failed
in doing so, and these results to the sites demise. It takes money to maintain
an income generating site; it also takes money to make money.
BUT, it does not take a whole crate of cash to create web
traffic for your site.
Ever wonder how those big hit sites drive traffic to their
site? Most of them are spending tons
of money to drive the traffic to their
sites, investing in many advertising campaigns and different
forms of marketing
schemes and gimmicks. This is all worthwhile because, well, they are what
they are now, high earning and, big hitting websites.
You do not have to do this if you do not really have their
resources. There are many ways to
generate low cost website traffic without
having to spend what you do not have or cannot
afford. Many people have banked
on high cost methods and have ended up losing their shirt
Here I present to you the Top five ways to generate low cost
website traffic that could help
your site a whole lot. Even if you only get a
small percentage of successful visitors in to client
ratio it still works
especially if you get a high number of website traffic.
This is a sure and proven method. Rarely would you see a site
where there is no link to another
site. Many webmasters are willing to exchange
links with one another so that they could produce
more public awareness about
their sites. You will soon see and feel the sudden upsurge of the
coming in to your site from other sites.
A major prerequisite in exchanging links with other sites is
having the same niche or content as
the other site. They should share a common
subject so that there is continuity in the providing
of service and information
to what interests your target traffic.
Exchanging links also boosts your chances of getting a high
ranking in search engine results.
It is common knowledge that search engines
ranks high sites that have in-bound and outbound
theme-related links. With a
good ranking position in the search engines, you will generate more
your website without the high costs.
This is like exchanging links but on a different higher
level. This may cost a bit more than
exchanging or trading links but could be
made cheaper because you get to earn credits.
You can use those credits when
viewing others traffic, while you earn credits when
someone views yours.
Traffic exchange services are the viewing of anotherís site
or page. This is done vice versa
where a site can use your sites contents and
so can you to his or her site. You both benefit
from each otherís efforts to
generate traffic. The other sites visitors can go to your pages
and know more
about your site as well as theirs. Once again the public awareness of your
sites existence is boosted.
Write and Submit Articles
There are many e-zines and online encyclopedias in the
internet which provides free space
for articles to be submitted. If you want to
save costs, you can do the articles yourself.
There are many freelance writers
who are willing to write for you for a small fee, but to
save money, it is wise
to do those articles yourself.
Write articles that are themed along with the niche of your
site. Write something that you
have expertise on so that when they read it,
they can feel your knowledge about the subject
and will be eager to go to your
site. Write articles that produce tips and guidelines to the
subject or niche
your site has.
Include a resource box at the end of your article that can
link them to your site. Write a
little about yourself and your site. If you
provide a light, information-laden and interesting
article, they will go to
your site for more.
Make a Newsletter.
This may sound like hard work because of all the articles
you may need to use to build
a newsletter but on the contrary, this is not so.
There are many writers and sites that are
willing to provide free articles as
long as they can get their name in on your newsletter.
This will also provide
free advertising for them as well.
As your newsletter gets pass around, you can widen your
public awareness and build
an opt-in list that can regularly visit your site.
Join Social Networks and Forums
This only requires your time and nothing else. You can share
your knowledge and
Share your two cents and let them see how
knowledgeable you are with the subject.
expertise with many online communities as well as your
website. You can get free
advertising when you go to forums that have the same
subject or niche with your
As you build your reputation, you also
build the reputation of your site, making it a
reputable and honest business
that could be frequented and trusted by many people.
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