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How to Increase Website Traffic Effectively?

# Tips

Traffic is King! The most important features that is very much related with the success of a site is traffic. A featured site with no traffic is of no worth. Sometimes it becomes more important to be recognized by targeted traffic rather than running traffic. When you launch a new site it requires money, effort and expectation. Hence lack or traffic certainly leads you in to deep trouble.

So let us take a look at some ways how traffic can be generated to your site:

1. Social Networking

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Again and again social networking is becoming more and more popular these days due to people’s interest in visiting social networking sites many a times per day. So to achieve success from social networking you need to post your site reviews, post reviews of each and every article to Digg, Twitter, Facebook, Stumbleupon, MySpace etc. Expand your network by joining new communities, adding friends and commenting on others profile. Possibly social networking is the biggest resource for fetching traffic to your site overnight.

2. Participating in Online Discussions

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Find forums and start commenting on various discussions. You can even post threads about your site related problems. Try to resolve problems of others. In this way with in a short time you can gain the popularity and fame as a web expert in your niche.

3. Article Directory Submission

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Submit articles to various article directories like Ezinearticles, Articlebuzz, Goarticles etc. Most of the times people search for reliable content in article directories rather than in normal blogs. It is also easier to rank well inside an article directory. Search engines crawl article directory frequently. So if your article comes in search result then people can visit your site through the link given there. This also increases the number of back links of your blog. You can submit articles to the following sites to increase back links:

EzineArticles
1ArticleWorld
AbcArticleDirectory
Goarticles
Amazines
ApprovedArticles
ArticleAlley
ArticleBeach
ArticleBin
ArticleBiz
Article-Buzz
ArticleCity
ArticleClick
ArticleCodex
ArticleCube
ArticleDashBoard
ArticleDepot.Co.UK
ArticleGarden
ArticlesLand
ArticleManiac
ArticleNexus
ArticleRich
ArticlesBase
ArticlesFactory
ArticleSnatch
ArticleTrader
ArticleXplosion
Buzzle
FreeArticleDirectory.Co.UK
IdeaMarketers
SearchWarp
Site-Reference
UPublish.Info
WebProNews

4. Submit Press Release Article

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Write and submit press release to specific directories. The result is very often fruitful. But a press release is bit difficult to write and can cost you much more than an article.

5. YouTube Videos

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Upload videos of your service in Youtube.com .But your videos must contain some information to attract people. Probably YouTube is the biggest video sharing site so you can increase your popularity level quickly.

6. Email Signature

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Use your site address, your tiny profile inside the signature field of your email. This tells a lot to people. Some of the email readers may get interested and visit your site. To do so you do not need to work too much. Just save default signature with these information and start sending emails to those people whom you know.

I personally feel all these tricks can bring traffic to your site. But they may take some time. Do not give up your hope. Just keep on doing what you have decided to do.