Besides search engines you should also target other websites to increase online traffic for our websites.Blogs, forums,social networking and content sharing websites are just some of the types of website that you can get involved in.

Blogs : By leaving informative and relevant comments with a signature link to your own site you can effectively increase new leads and interested customers.

Forums : By taking part in your industry related forums in commenting in a opened thread or creating a new thread can increase online traffic to your site. Generally forums allow to have signature. You can add a link to your site in the signature. If you can build strong reputation among the forums , visitors who will come to your site will easily convert to your customers.

Social Networking sites: Relationship marketing is considered one of the powerful marketing concepts that have been practiced well within businesses. Social bookmarking sites offer the same opportunity to build relationship among other networkers. By contributing quality content in sites like digg.com you can huge volumes of traffic .

Other other benefit is from the above sites that when you get a link you get a one way link. If the links are followed, certainly they will increase your sites link profiles… which will help your site achieve better search engine rankings in Google, Yahoo, MSN & other major search engines.

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Submission to social bookmarking site now a days a very important part of any online marketing solution. Social bookmarking sites are important as they can send targeted online traffic as well as can help to improving search engine ranking.

Bookmakers when find any submission useful for them add it under their list. The more people book mark a submission, the more popular it becomes in a site. Book mark sites usually rank submission by its familiarity and help to get better search engine rankings on all major engines including… Google! Any submission if can rank high say in the first page of social bookmarking sites certainly will get huge numbers of traffic.

Also, search engines consider a bookmark a link. And you may or may not know, the more incoming links you have to your site, the better and it helps to increase online traffic and search engine ranking improvements.


Sites to Target:

A comprehensive list of the most prominent social media sites:

  1. Digg
  2. Flickr
  3. Del.icio.us
  4. WikiHow
  5. Technorati
  6. BlueDot
  7. Squidoo
  8. StyleHive
  9. Netscape
  10. JotSpot
  11. LinkedIn
  12. Wetpaint
  13. Newsvine
  14. Shadows
  15. Wikipedia
  16. Yahoo! 360
  17. Reddit
  18. Furl
  19. Ma.gnolia
  20. Ning
  21. StumbleUpon
  22. Frappr
  23. Shoutwire
  24. The Best Stuff In The World
  25. Facebook
  26. MySpace
  27. 43 Things
  28. Yahoo! Answers
  29. YourElevatorPitch
  30. Rdiculous