Robert is an Agribusiness Consultant with a BA in Agribusiness Management. He writes online content with a focus on web publishing.
Using Referral Traffic to Grow Your Website
Once a website is hosted and is available on Google, it's a wish of every website owner to have more visitors than his/her competitors. Even though every web publisher thinks in this way, it is not easy to generate more traffic.
First, let's understand how web traffic is generated before we go into details on useful sites. Generating website traffic is done in a number of ways. The majority of web owners rely on Google search, which acts as a main web traffic generator for the majority of the websites we see.
For a website to receive traffic from Google search, there are a number of factors that Google considers before displaying a web page on top of its Google search. Some of the factors depend on search engines optimization (SEO) for your website and number of incoming links pointing to your URL.
Some websites rely much on social platforms as one of their best places for generating traffic to their sites. Generating web traffic from social sites is much easier than achieving on top of Google search, which needs more effort and time.
This article will uncover 6 of the best websites and social sites that you should consider visiting to generate more traffic to your websites.
Quora.com is a great site that you can use to drive a good number of traffic to your website. The site host questions and answers on different topics and for you to generate a good number of traffic from it, first create an account, then be an active member in answering different questions people are asking.
In your answers, make sure you write content that adds value to the users and include a link pointing to your website, in case they want to learn more. This will re-direct a reader to your website generating traffic.
Quora has more than 300,000,000 users, which means if you spare your time to be an active member in answering different questions people are interested in, you could generate a good amount of traffic from this site.
Linkedin.com is also a good place you should consider going to generate a good number of traffic. The site has 800,000,000 active users and for you to generate a good number of traffic from it, first you need to create an account with aa good profile picture and bio.
Secondly, you need to download Linkedin app and install. After installing the app, you need to login using your login credentials you used on its site. Having logged in, you need to search and join LinkedIn groups that have similar activities to what your website or blog is offering. The joining process involves you sending a joining request, which is reviewed by a group admin. Once your request is approved, then you can share a few stories, having a link pointing to your website.
Telegram is a social app, which you need to consider to generate a good number of traffic from it. For you to generate traffic, you need to download Telegram app and register your number. Having registered, what you need to do next is to search online Telegram group links offering similar services or products your website is offering. You will get a good number of online links, which will ask you to complete joining through the Telegram app.
Having joined the group, the next step is to write content in the message box and add a link pointing to your website. Some Telegram groups have at least 190,000 members, which gives you an opportunity for driving a good number of traffic from this social app.
Facebook is also another powerful social site for generating traffic. This social site has billions of users and you can use it to generate at least 50% of traffic to your websites.
To generate traffic from this social site, there are a number of tactics you can use. The first strategy, which is free of cost, is to join online groups. Some Facebook groups have at least 1 million members, which gives you an opportunity for generating a good amount of traffic. As we have pointed out, you need to join groups and after joining, you need to write content that includes a link pointing to your website. This will prompt the viewers to have a look at your website, generating traffic in the process.
Tumblr is a social site that can be used to generate traffic. What you need to do is to register, then write content that is unique and will add value to the readers. In your content, make sure you include a link pointing to your website or blog; this will make the viewers follow the link you provided to learn more. If you do it right, you will drive a good amount of traffic.
Twitter is another social site you should consider when it comes to generating traffic. This social site has more than 300,000,000 users. To generate traffic from Twitter, you need to share a post that has content talking about something your website or blog is offering, then add a link which will re-direct the viewers to your website.
This article has uncovered six websites where you can generate traffic to your site, using just a few simple steps. All these sites we have talked about are free to use.