Promote your new website and get traffic

Getting traffic to your website isn’t easy. Especially if your site is new as you won’t get much traffic from search engines, so you need to be creative and implement other referral traffic sources. Since you don't have enough budget to promote your website, this means you will need to concentrate on strategies that work best for you and are most cost-efficient.

Social Media

Social media channels are a fantastic source of traffic for a startup’s website, if used correctly it can help you establish a successful online business or blog. You might think the only options you have are the giants like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Although these are most known and essential there are other options worth trying. For example Pinterest, Snapchat or Reddit. Each social network is different, but there are some unshakable rules to follow for all of them that will help you to engage with people: 
  • Social MediaAdapt your message to different Social Media channels
  • Continuously Engage With Your Audience
  • Include images in your posts
  • Great content is key
  • Build relationships with influencers in your field on social media.
Social media marketing is a process that doesn’t happen overnight but it needs a lot of effort, time and hard work. 

Blogging Communities

Why is it a good idea to join blogging communities? There are literally hundreds of blogging communities, so you will need to do some research to find the one that fits your niche. Blogging communities are great in engaging and driving a good amount of traffic to your site or blog. Here are my main reasons why I think blogging communities are helpful in promoting your website:
  • Blogging communities have good page rank and domain authority, so you get some high-quality backlinks
  • Sharing your posts helps you to get a lot of traffic to your site. The key is to stay active in the communities that you are part of.
  • You get new trends and fresh ideas, which might help you to improve your site or blog.
  • Last but not least, you get to meet new interesting people and build a relationship with other bloggers.
Here are some of my favorite blogging communities that you can join for free:

Bottom Line

When it comes to best strategies to promote your website, there is no proper strategy to use, which means that not every method will work for everyone and there are other marketing strategies you can use. I hope the information here helped you to widen your options to successfully promote your website.