The Internet is overloaded with millions of websites on different topics and subjects, here being noticed by the target audience needs a great deal of hard work, patience, and techniques. If you own a website you’re first and foremost concern would be to get noticed and find out ways which can help you achieve this target. In this article, we will discuss the 5 efficient ways to increase targeted website traffic.

  1. Pay per click advertising: Google Adwords and Yahoo Marketing come to mind. They largest PPC programs on the Internet today. However, there are many other opportunities available to you. Companies such as 7Search and Bidvertiser offer some really good buys that you can drive traffic to your website for pennies per click.
  2. Search engine optimization: This is a strategy you should implement in every type of advertising you do. On-page, SEO is important for search engines to know what your website is about. Your pages themselves can actually rank high on a search engine which is a great way to increase targeted traffic.
  3. Article marketing: This is a good way to develop backlinks to your website. The more articles you have online with links pointing back to your website the more traffic you will get. An article that is published in a high-quality article directory can rank highly for a targeted keyword phrase as well. Therefore you want to get as many articles in the top article directories as you possibly can.
  4. Email marketing: Building a large list is a good way to make money and get website visitors. As opposed to promoting affiliate links to products that you might be selling, you should write a blog post and drive traffic from your email list to your blog or personal web page.
  5. Blogging. These do not have to belong blog articles for them to be effective at increasing traffic. Even articles of 100 to 200 words can be effective. Search engines love blog content and the more you post the more they will come spider your blog to find it.
  6. Leverage social engagement: Proactively increase content exposure by social sharing to its intended audience.
  7. Improve page speed using CDN (content delivery network) and good hosting provider. A content is served from the closest data center to their geographical location, thereby improving page speed. Upgrade hosting services to a provider that offers fast server response time.
  8. Create significant headlines: Provide a compelling, persuasive, intriguing, or promising title and description — the information extracted from the page's metadata provides additional information about the document and attracts the visitors.
  9. Audit the site and internal link structure. It establishes website architecture and evenly spreads link equity to accumulate ranking power. Every web page must be accessible via a hyperlink within the website. It attracts search engine bots to follow internal links to discover new pages of the site, thus, help in indexing every page. A page without links either internal or external is treated as ‘an orphan page' and perceived as unimportant by search engines.
  10. Reduce or optimize the image file size using online or offline image tools such as Photoshop.
  11. Update and improve old existing content quality: Old content eventually loses its position on the SERPs (search engine results pages) due to Google's freshness algorithm. The search engines give freshness score as content-material degrades over time