How to quickly get traffic on a website?
Since you are looking to get traffic quickly for free, your options are limited. But, the options below will work, if you have all the other aspects of your business lined up. Let’s discuss those.
The traffic to a website depends a lot on the niche, and on your promotion efforts even more so. Further, it’s not just the volume, but the quality of traffic that also matters. Assuming you are aware of the basics of web traffic, I would like to quickly tell you high-quality website traffic gathering methods have up to two of the following three benefits. So pick two, leave one:
Getting all three types at once is not easily achievable; one type will be compromised. So if you want free and fast (1 and 2) you have to sacrifice consistency.
What does that mean? Basically, it’s not passive traffic. Cheap/free and fast traffic, by and large, comes through direct networking. Sure, you can get passive, consistent traffic this way, but it’s a bit complicated. If you really want fast free traffic, start communicating with others in your niche AND medium. If you run a blog about cooking, post comments on other cooking blogs. Start authentic connections with others whose audiences overlap with yours. Let this stuff happen naturally, but be confident. Guest posts, collaborations, stuff that involves you contributing content for their platform, is a great way to get started. It sends immediate traffic back to you and also sets the groundwork for bigger relationship-driven deals and joint venture promotions in the future. One day, you’ll get to the point where you can ask a favor of 10 major players in your industry, to promote your latest product, video, or whatever, and boom, it’ll go viral just like that.
But you have to work for that kind of convenience. Relationships don’t form overnight.
Most of the people are not aware of these facts about web traffic. I have discussed all of these points in my post: Hunt Down The Three Little Pigs of Online Traffic. You can check it out on my website through the link. I would suggest you proceed further in this answer after reading that post as it would give you new points to consider while implementing the strategies to get website traffic.
Coming straight to the point, you need to be in a situation where you have a platform already, and some small level of popularity to begin with. Your site needs to look great, and in general, you need to actually be prepared for a lot of traffic. One of the biggest steps for that is stuff like producing some regular content, optimizing it for SEO, and posting on social media. If you haven’t been doing things like this, you are going to have a lot of trouble networking, because this is what’s expected of professional brands on the internet today.
I could be more specific if I knew your website and business’s niche. Per my experience, for quick traffic, paid methods work well, provided you commit and take them seriously. But the number one recommendation I have for both free and fast traffic is networking, and even that will not work if you don’t put in the effort to first make your brand look professional and appealing. I’ll be doing a blog post about this soon “Is My Business Ready for Heavy Traffic?” on my website, so keep an eye out for that if you’re interested.
If you are still starting out and do not have a reasonable stream of daily visitors to your site, I would start there first, before you look into networking. If you are ready to invest in a method that can offer you a high ROI and works relatively quickly, then I would suggest OMFT.
In conclusion, everything takes time, especially web traffic. Of course, you can get quick results with consistent efforts. But the fastest methods typically only work on people who have done the groundwork and gotten some initial traction in their industry first, using slower methods.
Please feel free to reply to me if you have any questions.