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101 Ways To Drive Traffic With Quality Articles

After reading this post, you will never complain of lack of targeted traffic to your blog. It’s time to drive traffic and grow your business using article marketing. I’ve compiled 101 ways to get started and attract avalanche of responsive buyers and readers.

Without much ado, here is the list:

  1.   Write quality articles and use it to steal quality traffic from Google
  2.   Optimize your web pages with long tail keywords for easy Google ranking
  3.   Build a lens at squidoo.com and submit your articles for free traffic
  4.   Create a hub at hubpages and quickly rank on Google top 10 for less competitive terms
  5.   Upload your website snapshot at spicypage and drive the right visitors easily
  6.   Submit your story (post) at kirtsy.com and expect trickles of traffic
  7.   Submit a pin at pinterest with a link back to your blog
  8.   Build a facebook page and give incentives to those who like your page
  9.   Encourage others to follow you on twitter for future traffic
  10.   Be interesting in your articles
  11.   Learn how to write catchy headlines
  12.   Research your keywords properly and target product names for quick ranking
  13.   Write a list post on your blog and encourage others to share with their readers
  14.   Automate your social media campaign
  15.   Use gremln.com to schedule your twitter tweets, facebook sharing and linkedin connections.
  16.   Join blokube and submit your recent blog posts
  17.   Ping your single web pages to major directories and quickly get indexed
  18.   Build micro niche blogs in less competitive markets and quickly dominate Google
  19.   Be on the lookout for hot trends and blog about it
  20.   Do not trick Google with spun contents (quality articles is the best)
  21.   Syndicate your fresh posts at digg and get massive traffic
  22.   Write an interesting articles which other people can share willingly
  23.   Become an reputation management expert and protect your image (earn the traffic)
  24.   Host a blog contests and invite others to join provided they link to your blog
  25.   Write quality articles and submit to Ezinearticles.com
  26.   Research long tail key terms, write fresh articles and submit to isnare.com for massive distribution
  27.   Create a press release and publish instantly at prlog.org
  28.   Distribute your press release at prweb.com at a token
  29.   Build high quality links to your web pages at jumptags.com
  30.   Submit your RSS feeds to feedage.com, feedagg.com etc
  31.   Locate relevant blogs and write natural comments
  32.   Longer comments tend to raise eyebrows. People would like to visit your blog
  33.   Network with successful bloggers and get involved in their projects
  34.   Write guest posts and submit to Problogger.net
  35.   Write 10 fresh guest posts (500 words each) and submit to authority blogs
  36.   Attend a live webinar and share your business card with attendees
  37.   Design a beautiful blog that attracts the eyeballs of your readers
  38.   Get prospects engaged in your contents. Ask questions and demand answers
  39.   Become creative in your blog posts, don’t write generic or 500 words on your blog
  40.   Apply for freelance projects and include your website address as a signature
  41.   Participate in relevant high trafficked forums and add your link as a signature
  42.   Start accepting guest posts and ask guest bloggers to share and refer others
  43.   Launch an affiliate program and let others promote your e-books
  44.   Setup an Adwords campaign and receive instant targeted traffic from Google
  45.   Use bidvertiser to attract high targeted traffic (it’s a contextual advertising)
  46.   Don’t bore your readers, add humor and keep them active
  47.   Be the first person to comment on a popular blog (other commentators will visit your blog before commenting)
  48.   Capture your visitor’s email address and use it to build a relationship
  49.   Follow up on your visitors with an auto responder and ask them to read your latest product reviews, posts and    interviews. Make money at will.
  50.   Write a controversial article and get others talking about it
  51.   Interview a successful and popular internet entrepreneur and ask them to tweet to their fans on twitter and share on their Facebook page
  52.   Transform your blog posts to podcasts and share to good listeners
  53.   Make your blog and website mobile friendly in order to drive mobile users to your blog
  54.   Build a mobile app and share for free to gather fresh leads. Create another valuable app and offer it for sale
  55.   Listen to expert’s speech. You’ll pick up gems to improve your web presence
  56.   Create a 3 minute video and upload to youtube.com
  57.   Create an interesting slideshow and upload to slideshare.com
  58.   Share your reports at scribd.com
  59.   Share your valuable e-books at docstoc.com
  60.   Upload your software or script at 4shared.com for consistent traffic
  61.   Give away valuable product for free but put your link within the contents
  62.   Go offline and use your business card to drive traffic
  63.   Attend trade shows and make friends – tell them where to find you (your blog)
  64.   Host your own event offline and request attendees to sign up to your e-letters
  65.   Create a birthday or anniversary club, give something special and ask club members to join your email list
  66.   Give your employees incentives. They’re the best salespersons in your business. Reward them when they refer others to your offers
  67.   Use Groupon to give discount codes to your retail customers. They’ll keep coming back because you make them save.
  68.   Referrals are powerful. Ask your customers to refer others and give them discounts and rebate for their efforts.
  69.   Send a post card or call your prospects who showed interest by subscribing but never showed up again
  70.   Trade newsletter space with a neighboring business and ask them to place your link and send to their recipients
  71.   SEO is important. Optimize your web pages with relevant keywords. Once your blog shows up on the top 10, you’ll get traffic
  72.   If you’ve a postal list without emails, send them a postcard and offer something valuable they cannot get unless they sign up to your email list.
  73.   Use pop-up windows. People may not like it as such, but it’s highly effective. Before they leave your blog, your pop-up window will ask them to subscribe
  74.   When you send emails to your subscribers, include forward to a friend link beneath and use this to get new leads.
  75.  Don’t waste time on facebook or Twitter, be creative and invest time on your contents.
  76.   Learn copywriting from experts. It’ll help you get more clicks when your campaign is viewed alongside others.
  77.   Use ning.com to setup a community and initiate communication between your members.
  78.   Park your domain name and let the merchant promote it for you
  79.   Buy expired domain name that has backlinks and organic traffic and redirect those traffic to your primary blog/site
  80.   How about telemarketing? When you talk to friends and colleagues, don’t hung up yet until you ask them to check out your blog for updates
  81.   Use a video contest to lure targeted traffic to your blog
  82.   Answer questions at yahoo answers and become an authority
  83.   Find a particular problem that several people experience and proffer solutions
  84.   Package your products well. Create a beautiful e-cover (prospects do judge a book by its cover these days)
  85.   Swap contact information on your hand held devices like iphone and transfer them to your email letters. Visit sterizon.com for more information
  86.   Retail packages can help you drive consistent traffic to your website. When you ship something, ask your recipients to subscribe to your list for updates and tips.
  87.   Launch an iPad or iPod giveaway event, ask contestants to subscribe to your list before they can qualify
  88.   Work on your writing skills in order to product better contents
  89.   Don’t quit learning. You can always quit, so why quit now
  90.   Master the act of persuasive writing, that’s the only way to increase conversion
  91.   Join your local chamber of commerce and send a list to members asking them to check you out
  92.   Ask your visitors to download your e-books before you start selling it.
  93.   Constantly notify social media networks when you post new articles
  94.   Start a speaking event and refer attendees to learn more from your website
  95.   Launch a hot book and sell at Amazon. Add your website link on the first page and ask readers to visit your site/blog for free gifts
  96.   Share your success story with a product seller. Ask them to show your testimonial but to include your link beneath your name
  97.   Become relevant and authoritative in your niche. Other bloggers would begin to recommend your link and naturally link back to you within their posts.
  98.   Make use of surveys and ask survey takers to sign up before they proceed. It works best when you reward them.
  99.   Email your Facebook followers. Each week, craft an informative article and send an excerpt to your Facebook followers.
  100. Create a blog badge and share the html version of it. Ask your readers and visitors to put it on their blog (a simple way to build backlink and drive traffic)
  101. Participate in guest post contest and share your best works. People will see you as an authority and visit your blog.

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