Wednesday, September 4, 2013
You might have heard of the term 'viral traffic' many times and should be wondering what exactly is it all about and more importantly, how to generate one? Well, viral traffic basically is sudden burst of traffic on a site.
If you suddenly see an increase of traffic on your site, it is probably because a link of your site has suddenly become popular on Internet and people are coming from that source to your site. The source is called viral source and the traffic, viral traffic.
Viral simply means something that is quickly transferred from one (person) to another. So, it's all about reference. Someone referring stuff to another, other linking it and referring to yet another person and so on..
Here are some of the ways to generate viral traffic:
1. Video marketing –
Make a unique and interesting video and upload it on YouTube. DO mention your website URL in either the video or in description or both. Then promote it vigorously. If the video is good, then it is likely to get viral traffic from its viewers.
2. Email Traffic –
If you have an interesting message to share, which is relevant with your site, prepare a good message, add the link of your site and send it to your email list. If the content is exciting, then it whoever receives it will forward it to their friend circle and you will receive lots of traffic suddenly.
3. Bum marketing -
Research and select a keyword, which is firstly, relevant to your site, is popular in search engine and has low competition. Next write a series of articles on that keyword, and submit them to top article directories like Ezine articles, digg etc. There are good chances that your article will get ranked o the first page of Google for that keyword, and once that happens, you will receive great viral traffic.
4. Social media –
Off late, social networks like Facebook and Twitter are widely used for generating viral traffic. Anything worth attention, when posted on these networks, results in quick spread, thus making it viral. They are best way to spread a message of a kind.
Viral traffic is short lasting but could be very effective, if you play your cards sensibly. If you are ready for them, then you can turn the traffic in to profit in lots of ways. So, make sure that you and your sites are well prepared for it and try to maximize the profit of your site, while it lasts!
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