A lot of people and businesses will pour money into a professional website only to find out that visitors won’t magically begin appearing on their site.
As a digital marketer, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is “how do I get traffic to my website?” I probably get this question a lot because when you Google it, all the search results have one problem in common…
They don’t differentiate by the type of website you are trying to drive traffic to!
The goal of this post is to describe how to get new traffic to your website, no matter what type of site you have. There is one important distinction to make before we dive in.
When it comes to getting visitors to your site, you want to grow your audience and also keep them coming back. But for the sake of scope, we will be focusing on driving new users to your site. This will allow you to grow your traffic over time, instead of keeping it constant.
The objective of this post is not to teach you how to drive traffic because there are a lot of “it depends” situations. Instead, you will get to see examples of how real websites go about obtaining new visitors, and at the end, you will notice that we link out to resources that show you exactly how to drive traffic using specific strategies.