First, let me clear the myth that a website can have great success and continues to remain productive simply by using a program autopilot .
You know what an ‘auto-pilot’ program is, right? You see them splashed all over the web.
Basically, they are designed website marketing systems to provide a steady stream of targeted traffic to your website, simply by a general category, with some money and go away.
The problem is, more often then not, ‘auto-pilot’ programs are only designed to sell ‘auto-pilot’ programs.
This does not mean that some of the ideas offered by these programs have no value.
Every idea, tried and true or unconventional, has a place in your marketing plan and the most important part of a marketing plan is to actually have one.
Website traffic needs a driver, if your site to be successful, need to take the control of the marketing – you need to be driver your marketing machine building site traffic web.
There are many different roads you can take with your marketing machine and each of them needs to be understood and explored.
One is not better by another, but must work together if we want to draw some serious traffic to your site.
Simply throwing money at the problem isn’t the answer.
A successful marketing plan should not cost much money – if any money.
Big name companies often throw thousands and thousands of unfocused dollars into their ‘generic looking template’ websites and get far less traffic than the little guys that have no advertising budget but have great marketing plans.
Something as simple as signing your e-mail with your name, a short teaser for your site el URL of your site could easily cause some traffic.
Combine this with other simple but effective website promotion ideas and your ‘marketing machine’ will really start to roll.
How about this: create an e-mail containing a joke about the topic of your website, but it leave out the punch line .
Next, create a page on your website with the punch line of the joke.
Place a link in your e-mail the page on your website with the punch line of the joke and say something like: ” Please forward this email to your friends – they will make their day, this joke is so funny that will cry with laughter! Then click here gt, (the link to your website with the rest of the game) for the rest of this hilarious joke.
Now, send this email to everyone you can think of.
Congratulations! You have a virus e-mail (no spam) created passes your friends e-mail to your friends.
Their friends will forward your email to their friends and so on.
can make this simple e-mail your site has a ton of traffic very quickly.
The scope of this article isn’t to go into the details of the various ways to drive traffic to your website (we’ll save them for other articles) but rather to get you to understand that you are the ‘driver’ of your marketing machine and it’s up to you to steer it in the right direction.
Keep your eyes open and ears.
Pay attention to how websites are being promoted to you and soon you’ll be coming up with great ideas of your own to skyrocket targeted traffic to your own website.