17 Realistic Ways to Get More Website Traffic

Act-On

Traffic is to digital marketing like gasoline is to an engine. So it’s not too surprising that web traffic usually comes in at the top of the list for content marketing goals. Trouble is, traffic can be hard to get. Reformat that content into multiple sources of traffic.

Tools that help monitor and measure social traffic

Biznology

All too often social media marketing departments rely on interactions and likes rather than utilizing tools that measure more than just engagement (such as statistics, demographic metrics, and conversion goals along with other online and offline media mentions).

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Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a couple classes of high school students, and used my time to dig into what and how they interact on the web and social media. But just getting influencers onto your blog isn’t the only way to drive traffic. Guest post by Tim Brown.

The Fundamentals of Increasing Web Traffic from Social Media

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Daniel Kushner Social media marketing, for B2B companies, often means one thing: generating new leads. Thus, social traffic is something that B2B marketers need to get right. Here are 3 ways you can increase web traffic via your social marketing efforts: 1.

Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post

Webbiquity

They may promote your blog on their networks, which will result in more traffic heading to your site. Social Media Predictions from the Top Marketers, The Best Movies of all Time According to These Movie Reviewers). You can grab user-generated content from your social media sites (i.e.

Actionable Tips for Engaging Websites that Convert More Traffic

Act-On

Orbit Media’s Andy Crestodina joins the Rethink Podcast to share actionable tips for engaging websites that convert more traffic.

8 Things Your Website Needs to Increase Traffic and Sales

Vertical Response

If you’ve been scratching your head trying to understand why your website isn’t getting much traffic , keeping visitors’ attention or converting visits to actual sales, we’ve got some tips to help solve this issue. Social media icons on your website.

Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)

Webbiquity

If your website traffic from organic search has fallen over the past year, take some small solace in knowing you’re not alone—in fact, you’re in good (if not happy) company. So in order to maintain and grow website traffic, online marketing practices have to change as well.

5 Traffic-Driving B2B Blog Topic Ideas

KoMarketing Associates

If you don’t sell on or have an e-commerce that you can pull testimonials from, consider reaching out to some of your loyal customers and offer links to their websites or social media profiles in exchange for a review. Don’t know what to write about when it comes to your B2B website’s blog?

Does Social Media Deliver More Traffic Than Email?

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this There’s a lot of speculation about whether social media’s explosive growth threatens email marketing. So we decided to look at the data to see whether social referrals are driving more traffic to brands’ websites and landing pages.

Should you stop (organic) social media activity?

Biznology

Here’s the deal: your inability to crack the social media code and get more likes, retweets, and shares may not be you. ” Avinash’s post highlights social media posts from big-brand companies and breaks down their actual success metrics (rather than just focusing on likes).

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity

With apologies to George Berkeley , if a blog post is published but no one shares it on social media, does it make an impact? Content Marketing Social Media Marketing CleverClicks content promotion infographics

How To Increase Referral Traffic And Get More Leads

Hubspot

Most marketers have one goal in common: increasing the amount of traffic to their website. There are various tactics for accomplishing this goal including search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click advertising (PPC), blogging, social media marketing, etc. What Is Referral Traffic?

Pinterest: Who Pins Your Content & How Much Traffic Do They Drive

Digital B2B Marketing

The latest report shows Pinterest now drives more traffic than Twitter. You may want to know not just how much traffic Pinterest is driving but also what users are pinning your content and driving the most traffic. How much traffic does each Pinterest pin drive?

Traffic from Social Referrals Is Doubling [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this With Facebook’s IPO this week, we thought it would be timely to look again at the share of traffic our customer’s get from various social channels to see if there have been any new trends since the last time we reported on this topic.

10 Tips for Getting Long-Term Traffic to Your Content

Hubspot

We spend tons of time writing posts and optimizing them for search and social media. We'll excitedly watch as we see a burst of new traffic to our site. You can start by analyzing topics that you have published in the past to see how well they have continued to attract traffic.

Social media employee advocacy is the heartbeat of your company

Biznology

On social media. I look at social media for business from a holistic viewpoint. Crafting an effective social media strategy starts with your employees. Too many companies work backward, trying to fit employee advocacy into a pre-existing social media program.

7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid

Writing on the Web

A Note from Patsi: This week’s guest post is about social media and it’s really important. Because if you want to engage your business blog readers and grow your reader base, you need to use social media. S ocial Media. Ignoring social media return on investment.

Social media strategy leaders: Sarah Nilson

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. With a background in communications and public relations, Sarah has been at QuintilesIMS for almost three years now in several roles touching social media.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity

Every blogger wants more traffic. The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Direct and referral traffic are highly correlated.

The Top 3 Sources of Blog Traffic that are NOT on Social Media

Marketri

It’s well-documented that sharing content on social media is the best way to build readership on your blog. There’s no doubt that social media has made blogging easy, right? While social media offers some essential tools, it can’t reach everyone.

What To Do If Your Website Traffic Is Down

Hubspot

You’ve noticed a dip in website traffic. Your email marketing, social media and content strategy are all on target, so what’s causing a decrease in visits, and what do you do?

8 Clever Ways to Triple Your Content Output (and Traffic)

Hubspot

In content marketing terms, this means repacking your blog posts into new formats and promoting it on the sites and platforms your customers spend time on -- social media, article aggregators, Q&A sites, and SlideShare to name a few. Content Creation Social Media

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. The number of people using social media continues to grow, usage is increasing, and more networks require attention. 26: The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools. #27:

4 Ways to really engage your customers on social media

Biznology

Many businesses really want to interact with their fans and ignite more engagement on social media to build relationships and loyalty. Contests on social media are a dime a dozen today, so do something atypical to make your brand stand out.

How We Grew Inbound Traffic by 300% in 6 Months

Hubspot

During the second half of 2015, we put together a plan to dramatically increase the amount of inbound traffic to our software as a service (SaaS) company's website. We knew that if we could increase our traffic numbers, our daily customer signups would follow the same trajectory.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. ” — Social Media Today.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business.

Want More Traffic to Your Website? Try These 5 Tools & Tips

Hubspot

When trying to diagnose a potential Google penalty, it's important to look at the dates you noticed a decline in traffic. Because we didn't have access to the submitted website's analytics, we used SEMRush to look at traffic trends. SEO Social Media Advertising Daily

Where Is Your Traffic Coming From? An Analysis of 15K Websites [Infographic]

Hubspot

We all know that sources of website traffic can vary greatly from business to business. Where is their traffic coming from? Have any website traffic insights you'd like to share?

How to increase B2B lead quality from your social media traffic

Opentopic

Opentopic blog >> b2bmarketing.net Stephen Bavister, MD, Lexisclick Online Marketing, explains how you can drive more qualified B2B leads from your social media traffic Most of us in B2B marketing are tasked with driving more leads. The post How to increase B2B lead quality from your social media traffic appeared first on Opentopic.

Advertising on Social Media? Be Prepared for Mobile Traffic!

Fathom

Advertising via social media channels can get you in front of a much broader audience. Another area where mobile dominates in usage is on social media. Obviously, your audience might be different, but it’s a good example of how important mobile is to advertising on social media.

Chart: Where Did Our Twitter Traffic Go?

Modern Marketing

by Egan Cheung | Tweet this Have you noticed that your referral traffic from Twitter has basically completely dropped off since July 2011? With this brilliant, if somewhat surprisingly tardy, move, Twitter has killed two birds with one stone: Bird #1: get credit for their referred traffic.

15 Ways Content Marketers Can Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic

Marketing Action

According to Shareaholic’s Q3 2014 Social Media Traffic Report , the pinning platform brought in more than three times the traffic of Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Google Plus, YouTube and LinkedIn combined. Do you want traffic to your site?

How to Create a Content Strategy That Actually Drives Organic Traffic

Hubspot

Content marketing alone won’t deliver organic traffic. Content marketing employed strategically will deliver the organic traffic you want and need. In this article, I explain the process for creating a content strategy that drives traffic in detail. You get organic traffic.

How One Company’s Investment in Blogging & SEO Increased Traffic By Over 2,500% in One Year

Hubspot

But what if I were to tell you that, along with writing a few more blog posts per week, optimizing those blog posts and following promotion best practices could increase your blog traffic by over 2,500% in as little as one year?

Earned Media: What It Is & Why You Want More of It

Act-On

You may have heard that marketing nirvana lies in finding the perfect balance of owned, earned and paid media. If you’re a little hazy on what earned media actually is, though – much less whether it’s right for you and your business – you’re not alone. Paid media. Owned media.

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Social Media is Going Corporate [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

The following infographic was compiled by MBAPrograms.com and it showcases some recent and interesting findings on how corporations are tackling social media. Below are some of the more interesting highlights from the infographic: 94% of corporates use social media in some capacity.

How Do B2B and B2C Marketers Use Social Media? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

This week we analyzed the referred traffic to Eloqua B2B and B2C customers from 36 of the top social sites and pulled benchmark data that comprises the top 95% of traffic for each segment. How Do B2B and B2C Marketers Use Social Media?

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Social media strategy leaders: Robert Bochnak

Biznology

How has your education and career brought you to where you are now, a leader in social media strategy? I am the Director of Social Media for the Harvard Business School Office of Alumni Relations. It was in the graduate school office at Tufts that I started working in social media.