These days, anyone can build a website. Fun fact: there are more than 1 billion websites around the world, with new ones created every second.
Among all that internet noise, your website and ideas deserve to stand out else your site will be left behind. And that means you’ve got to advertise or promote! Fight to get your name and your brand out there and then draw visitors to your site.
Effectively promoting your website will bring traffic to your site, boost up your sell! Here are Eighteen(18) website promotion tips you need to follow to get your website up to the top of the search engines.
1. Focus on Website SEO Keywords
First of all use/trust SEO services. Search Engine Optimization techniques can increase your website traffic and visibility in search engines.
2. Mobile Friendly Website
Most of the people are using mobile phones for browsing, so create mobile friendly websites.
3. Search Engine Listing
When you create your website or add new content, within a week or so, it will be found and indexed by major search engines and show up in search results. If you are anxious to be indexed sooner (or want to check and double check that your site is found), you can manually submit URLs for free to Google, Bing, and Yahoo (Yahoo uses the same Search Engine as Bing. Great news, submission to Bing means submission to Yahoo).
4. Email Signature Branding
Create a signature for your email account, text messages, and forums that include your website URL. This is a great way to get people to recognize your brand, and it will get people to click on the URL.
5. Reciprocal Linking
The more sites that link to yours, the more important search engines will assume you to be — and the higher your website will rank in search results. Including a link to another site in exchange for them including a link to yours can build traffic and post search engine juice, particularly when done with reputable sites relevant to your business and content.
6. Focus on Quality Content
Creating quality content is vital to your website, and to your overall ranking. Write the kind of content that other people want to read and promote on their own blogs/websites and on social media.
7. Use Google Local Business
List your business for free with Google My Business, so when potential customers search local businesses or look on Google Maps, your business will show up, complete with hours, location, reviews, etc. Make sure your listing includes a link to your website. Bonus: registering with Google’s business directory can improve your search-result visibility.
8. Bing Places
Google may be the big kid on the block, but, believe it or not, other search engines and directories exist, and people — maybe your potential customers — use them too. Don’t forget to list your business with Bing Places, another freebie promotion tool.
9. Google Adwords
These days We use Google Search to find products of our wish. Promote your website product using Google AdWords, you can set a budget and either pay for clicks or pay when people see your ad.
10. Facebook Promotion
Facebook Ads are a great bet. You can create a targeted ad that reaches users based on location, age, gender, interests, and even options like friends of current followers or people who like specific pages.
Depending on your website’s purpose and brand, LinkedIn might be the perfect social tool to drive traffic. Leverage it by completing an interesting profile and creating connections. Follow influential people in your field and read what they share
12. Email Marketing
Email Marketing is the best way to promote your business.
Blogging is another way to attract people to your website. Write attractive content for blogs.
14. Create Shareable Media
Memes, videos, and more are all fair game for Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest and other social media sharing. Brand your content and include a link to your website, and encourage your followers to share with their friends.
Quora is a searchable online place for people with questions and people with answers to mingle. Follow, ask, and answer questions in your area of interest, and include the address of your blog in your profile and answer credentials.
16. Press Releases
Press releases of your business will help get your name out there and establish you as an expert in your field. Free Press Release Site: PRLog and 24-7 Press Release
Creating videos and uploading them to YouTube can spread your content (and links to your website) around YouTube itself — and from there, Google will index and make searchable your content.
18. Join a relevant online community and contribute
Everyday keep active in top social media sites and your active participation in forums and groups can also increase visibility and more reach out of your website.