If you’ve just laid the foundation for your website and/or blog, it’s time to jumpstart your traffic with this one technique.
The whole theory behind this technique relies on the foundational concept of: most of the traffic that you get will be redirected from other websites.
Traffic is already being generated in other areas of the internet. Your goal is to redirect that traffic to your website. Especially with the established and popular authority websites that gain a lot of visitors – you want to redirect the flow of traffic so that your website benefits from it.
A great example is Google. People go to the Google website, type in a search, and the traffic is then redirected to various websites.
How do you find these types of website?
Luckily, there’s a great resource to utilize. It’s called the Alexa. It displays the top sites by country, region, category, etc.
How do I utilize these big authority website to redirect the traffic to my site?
The free route: optimize your site to be as search engine friendly as you can get it, build great shareable content and social media reach. Other social sites that will boost your traffic is YouTube since it will reach a different audience and is also cross listed on other big search engine sites. If you have a product, selling on Amazon is also a huge source of traffic. It’s important to be as specific as possible when making your website search engine friendly or building your content or product. Make sure it’s related to your overall website or blog.
The paid route: Placing an advertisement on big websites, AdWords, Groupon listings. These have quicker, bigger spurts of traffic but it’s also time limited (example: only as long as you have the advertisement up).