21 Ways to Promote Your Website
If you’re looking to promote your website, here are 21 simple things you can do. Some of these methods are free, while other methods cost money. I suggest you pick no more than 2-4 of these strategies and then focus exclusively on those methods.
# 1 Email Signatures. Create a catchy email signature that links back to your website.
# 2 Make Sure Your Site is Fast & Responsive. This should be self-explanatory, but check to make sure your website loads quickly in different browsers.
# 3 Email Marketing. Start building an email list and send emails that redirect people back to your website several times per week.
# 4 Forum & Blog Comments. Find several popular forums that are relevant to your niche and set up a profile. When you do that, you can add in a link to your website. Interested people can read your posts and comments and then click on your link to learn more about what you do.
# 5 Podcasting. Repurpose some of your content into podcasts. This is similar to a radio program. I simply clip the audio out of my videos and convert my videos into podcasts.
# 6 Create Killer Content. Create content that people want to check out and share with others.
# 7 Send Out 1-2 Tweets Daily. Create a Twitter account, add followers, and send out a few tweets each day.
# 8 Guest Posting. Find several popular bloggers in your niche and see if they will let you guest post on their blog.
# 9 LinkedIn. Update your LinkedIn Profile. Include a link to your website in it.
# 10 Instagram. Create an Instagram account, update it daily and direct people back to your website.
# 11 Facebook Sponsored Ads. Consider boosting some of your posts on Facebook. Set up a fan page, add followers and start running ads that direct people to your website.
# 12 Infographics. Create catchy infographics that people naturally want to share with others. Make sure you have the link to your website on it.
# 13 Yahoo Answers. Consider responding to questions on Yahoo. In some cases, you can link back to your website.
# 14 YouTube Videos. If you aren’t using YouTube, you are really missing out. You can link back to your content in each video.
# 15 Blog Comments. Leave 2-3 blog comments per day on popular blogs in your niche.
# 16 Free Classified Ads. Consider posting free classified ads online to send people to your website.
# 17 Invited Others to Guest Blog on Your Site. Reach out to other influencers in your niche and see if you can interview them. They will then share the interview with their own audience.
# 18 Focus on Long-Tail Keywords. Focus on the low hanging fruit. Rather than go after overly competitive keywords, focus on the long-tail keywords.
# 19 Pay Attention to On Page SEO. Check your on-page SEO to make sure everything is set up properly.
# 20 Paid Advertising. Consider doing paid advertising such as solo ads or pay per click ads. You could even do some radio or television advertising.
# 21 Build Backlinks. Start building QUALITY backlinks to your website.
There you have it folks. These are 21 simple things you can do to promote your website. I hope you found the information helpful. What is your favorite tip and why? Leave a comment below to let me know what you think.
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