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Who doesn’t need massive referral traffic?
All of us want to generate lots of highly qualified referral traffic but few of us actually achieve it. In technical terms, referral traffic refers to that percentage of traffic which comes to your site outside of Google.
There are several approaches to generate massive amounts of qualified referral traffic. Here are nine surefire ways to do that.
Q&A sites such as Quora and Yahoo Answers can be a good source of traffic, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Let us discuss some strategies to leverage Q&A sites.
Remember, the main goal is to help others solve their problems. Applying this strategy will help you to bring in lots of highly qualified and relevant traffic.
It all starts with creating your videos and promoting it on relevant channels where your target audience might be present.
Some tips for creating your video marketing campaign:
Recording and publishing your video to YouTube isn’t enough. You also have to cleverly promote it.
Here are some tools to help you create and launch your own video marketing campaign.
Content curation can be time consuming. However, curated content is a useful way to drive massive amounts of traffic and acquire quality backlinks.
Curating content includes gathering eye-catching pieces of content closely connected to your niche and amalgamating it with your original content.
You can use sites like Scoop.it and Storify to curate content of blogs and articles.
How can you take advantage of Scoop.it to drive traffic to your site?
Start by finding the influencers in your niche. Search for your keywords relevantly in the search bar or browse the latest trending topics.
It enables you to research the curator quickly as their profiles frequently include links to their other social profiles like LinkedIn or Twitter.
Suggest your content to the pages of those users having hundreds of views per day to their pages. A greater amount of scoopers will visit your site, then re-scoop your page to their followers and other social networks.
So engage with them on various social networks. Try to search their website and contact information then start approaching them with suggestions for their Scoop.it accounts.
Similarly, make use of Storify to display tweets series on one topic and place your stories as a slideshow.
Influencer marketing is one of the new and powerful ways to raise your brand in front of a massive targeted audience.
Influencers come in four categories – bloggers, celebrities, domain experts, and trendsetters. You need to collaborate with influencers who have an immense reach to reap the maximum benefits for your brand.
Here are some tips to keep in mind while working with influencers:
Online forums are a great marketing tactic for generating traffic. Try to add value without being too promotional and make efforts in your forum’s niche.
Follow the below tips for getting the most out of forum marketing:
Your social media followers may not be able to see and read every post. It is important to use different techniques so as to increase the chances of your content being read.
Take your followers into consideration and always give value to your audience. Don’t turn into a spammer.
Here are some tips to increase your social referral traffic:
Guest posts are a significant strategy to create referral traffic. Try to concentrate your guest posting attempts on sites relevant to your business. Consequently, your content will be in front of your target audience, providing high referral traffic.
It is appropriate to create a guest posting schedule regularly because that permits you to keep your referral traffic from those sources stable over time.
Here are some tips to keep in mind when guest blogging:
Being listed on review websites is another way to get more traffic. Visitors of these sites may have already gone through various levels of a buyer’s journey and they are ready to commit to a purchase. Getting rankings on a review website differs from company to company.
For example, if you are searching for “Atlanta roofing company reviews” there are the websites that you desire to be ranked:
Review websites are one of the essential components of barnacle SEO. List your business along with your website link to as many local directories as possible.
According to a Social Media Examiner report, 41 percent of marketers considered visual images as the most important form of content in their business. Whether you make your own or share somebody else’s, infographics can entice a lot of readers, and consequently gain social media shares, links, comments, and traffic.
Visuals help people grasp complicated data. The main aim is to get your infographic liked, shared, and pinned on social networks and have others embed it in their articles.
A strong audience or community that gives you permission to market is needed to launch a successful infographic.
Use free tools to create your infographics like Photoscape, Canva Infographic Maker and Vizualize.
Email service providers like Mailchimp can also be used to share visuals with your email list.
You can share your Piktochart infographic to your list either by emailing them a link or by uploading the image to your email.
To access the link after designing your infographic, click on publish, on the top right corner. A modal window will get opened, where you could acquire the link.
You can also download your infographic as a .png file and upload the full image or a part of it into your email list.
By submitting infographics to a wide number of channels, you can increase the referral traffic and refine your Google rankings at the same time.
Implement the above tactics and surely, you will entice massive referral traffic and turn your website into a lead generation machine.
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Screenshots taken by Guy Sheetrit, July 2017
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