The greatest challenge that online startup owners face is increasing traffic to their online store/website. Not knowing exactly from where to start, the majority of the entrepreneurs prefer outsourcing the job which can be easily done without spending an arm and length. To stand out from the hundreds and thousands of online stores that are competing for the same traffic makes the job of driving traffic challenging.
Especially, the startups/ small business owners who don’t have enough budgets to spend on an outsourced SEO services are really stuck, with nowhere to go. Now What?
In this post, we’ll show you different Internet marketing tips that will help you grow your online community, along with boosting web traffic and sales. Pick these strategies that you find most suitable for your business and start seeing your business grow.
Post Content Regularly
It is one of the easiest ways to grow your online social communities. Research has shown that audiences react positively to the posts. The minimum should be once a day on any social media platform, also pay attention to what time of the day you are posting is very important.
Use Images When Posting Your Posts
The best way to engage your audience is by putting relevant images within your posts. Images within the articles/blogs on various social networking websites have shown to be generating over 50% more likes than the average ones. So, next time when you want to promote your product or make any announcement includes an image and also a link redirecting to your website.
Increase Your Business Exposure Through Various Social Media Buttons
The more exposure you have your online business through social networks the more likely it is to gain awareness. The best way to increase the awareness on the social networks is through social network buttons within your website — these buttons act like your marketing communication. Today, the majority of the blogs/website has social sharing buttons displayed prominently to the end of content.
Experiment With Different Titles In Your Blog Posts
The title of your blog is the major game play. It carries more weight than an inside content- it is the face of your content that will be driving traffic to the website. Here are some tips:
• Keep it short and crisp
• Use everyday language
• Use common spellings, than heavy words
• The concept should be easy to understand
Make It Easy For Customers To Share And Pin Your Products
When including social sharing buttons, ensure that they are easy to share and pin by your customers. It works like word of mouth strategy, the more sharing the better exposure to your online business. Redirect a link to your website by hyperlinking attractive and catchy phrase like “Add this”, “Shop here”, “Read more”, “Continue to article”, “ Click to continue” to take the conversation further.
The above of the Internet marketing tips mentioned are tried and tested by professional SEOs/Internet marketers which provides you with unique opportunities to grow your business online with a better mindset.
As always, let me know your thoughts on the topic. I’d love to hear your ideas and views in the comments below.
Wannabe Anthropologist | Technology Evangelist | Curious, Inquisitive & Experimental Entrepreneur | Co-Founder @DigiLands & startup blogger at @findingnewlands