Generating traffic is the most important factor that determines the level of success a person achieves online. You could make a beautiful website and create amazing content but if you aren’t generating traffic the financial gain will be minimal at best.
So how do I get traffic to my website?
There are multiple ways of generating traffic and I will break them down into 2 categories:
Paid Advertising | Free Advertising
Paid advertising is obviously the fastest way to drive traffic to your site. This can be done by purchasing advertising space on websites like Google, Facebook, Yahoo! and more. You can also purchase general traffic from other websites that provide services to help drive traffic to your site.
I have a list of paid advertising resources in the Resources section of this site.
Free Advertising is the cheaper yet more demanding way of generating traffic. If you’re looking to drive free traffic to your site then you’ll find yourself manually posting ads and spreading the word about your business. From classified sites to social media groups, there are a multitude of methods that can be utilized to generate traffic to your website without having to spend any money.
I have a list of free advertising methods in the Resources section of this site.
Sustaining growth is all about maintaining momentum. When you earn your first $20 or $100 online you feel a sense of empowerment. Your perception changes from “Is this really possible?” to “How much more can I make?”
Ultimately, the true potential that can be made is up to you.
Once you start generating income you’ll need to constantly sharpen your skills and create new content in order to maintain momentum.
Don’t fall into the trap of complacency. This will only bring you down and slow progress. You’re looking to accomplish big things, so don’t settle for mediocrity.
Once you finish a project, start something new. Then tie them together and create a funnel. You could have a YouTube Channel that promotes one of your websites and vice versa. That’s just one simple example.
There are multiple ways for you to sustain growth in your business, but the most important pieces are ambition and action. These two qualities alone will drive you to achieve the success that you’re looking for.