Getting targeted traffic for free is not as difficult as you may think. The most important thing is to make sure your free traffic is qualified and from good sources. Some of these sources will cost some money but many of them are going to be at no cost.
One of the best kinds of free traffic is when you use the search engines to help you.
Here are some excellent sources:
1. Traffic from local search engine pages – It is relatively easy to claim a local page for your business. If you add reasonable content and links to your main website, this is a super easy way to generate quick traffic that can convert for you. Best of all, if you have a local business you will be adding gravity to your local searches.
2. Build Multiple HubPages – These platforms are free to build and if you post high quality content, follow the rules and deliver for your readers, you can drive traffic from the search engines right to your main website. You will need to add ongoing content and remember to research and follow suggestions from top page creators so that you don’t get banned.
3. Reverse Engineer Google Alerts – Google alerts is a fantastic tool for having content find you. By using long tailed keywords related to your niche, you can keep up with press releases, competitors, video, blogs and just about any kind of latest and greatest content that people are putting online. By following content streams to blogs based on your keywords, you can post responses to what people are looking for and answer their questions (For example Yahoo answers). These answers can have a link to your website or blog, thereby drawing traffic from the search engines.
4. YouTube Videos Posted Under High Trafficked Videos – YouTube is one of the best ways to generate free traffic that is also targeted. By finding one of the top trafficked videos in your niche and creating a video response to it, you can post your video and expect to receive a small percentage of its traffic on an ongoing basis. Anyone can create a video response and don’t forget to add links to your website/ squeeze page in your description.
These are just some of the ways you can get free and targeted traffic. If you think about it free traffic is everywhere and you can find new sources of targeted traffic if you look for it.