7 Ways to Increase Traffic Using Social Media

By Renee Barnes-Orozco

Social media is huge and
growing. There are groups,
fanpages, company pages and
your own personal page that
you can use to engage with
your target audience. The
following 7 tricks, tips and
techniques have been proven to
increase the amount of traffic
you get from large social
sites and more: Facebook,
Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram,
Tumblr, LinkedIn and other
social media sites are just a
few of the popular sites and
should be considered when
producing material for
publication.

1 –
Automate the Process

Automated social media
engagement is possible through
free websites like Buffer
(free and paid), HootSuite
(free and paid) and IFTTT.
They put your marketing on
autopilot, and when you are
consistently in the face of
your audience, your traffic
tends to improve. There are
other paid software options
that you can use to expand
your reach that you may or may
not find of benefit.

2 – Ask for the Share,
Like, Retweet

Give
your followers a call to
action. If someone enjoys some
content you share on Facebook
or Twitter, etc, they will be
very receptive to sharing that
content. Tell them exactly
what to do, and you enjoy a
greater possibility of
improved traffic from Shares,
Likes, Retweets, Repins, etc.
This has been known to expand
your reach to people you might
not be able to reach
otherwise.

3 – Make
Social Media Sharing Simple

If you have a blog or
website should provide a
simple means of sharing your
content. This means adding
social media sharing buttons
and plug-ins to all of your
web properties, guaranteeing
it is simple and quick for
your readers to spread the
word when they find a post of
benefit or interest.

4 – Fill Out Your
Profiles Completely

This may seem like common
sense. However, many online
business owners and
entrepreneurs have incomplete
social media profiles.
Wherever you have the chance,
tell people about yourself and
your business, providing
plenty of links back to your
website or blog. Look in the
profile or other setting
section of the social site to
go into more detail of who,
what, when, where, etc. People
do look at it if they are
interested. Take your business
seriously.

5 – Run a
Contest or Giveaway

KingSumo is one of many
companies that will help you
create and manage a successful
giveaway or contest on social
media websites. This single
traffic driving strategy can
result in significantly higher
numbers of visitors to your
site. Polls can sometimes help
in a similar fashion.

6 – Be Creative And
Share Again The Same Message/
Article/Other Content!

Just because you share a
blog post or new piece of
content on Facebook doesn’t
mean you can’t share it again
later. Your prospects and
followers on social media are
not always logged in at the
same time. This means that
your content should be shared
on all of the social media
websites multiple times. Do it
in such a way that it does not
look exactly the same on your
social media timeline. You can
use a different picture, text
only, and be sure to add other
business related posts in
between your duplicate posts.
I have visited pages where the
same post shows up 5 times in
a row and it does not look
good. Tends to make me think
the poster is not creative and
makes me not to want to do
business with them.

7
– Be Everywhere, and Be
Consistent

Sign up
for all of the largest social
media sites, and those most
relevant to your niche or
market. Be everywhere, instead
of just concentrating on
Facebook and Twitter. There
are other sites that might get
you more eyeballs to your
content because there might
not be as much competition for
your market.

Remember to
be consistent with your
engagement and content. There
are a lot of competitors out
there, so you need prospects
and followers to see you
regularly providing
information and engagement.

Again, be
consistent and prolific in
putting out your content.

As someone told me once –

If you are not
putting your content out there
to be seen, you and your
business do not exist!

Think about it.

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