You’ve created a stunning website and now it’s time share your website in front of world. If there is no one around to see it, how you get to know the website is good or not. Are you thinking that you need a lot of money? But you can do the promotion for free of cost.
Read here the best ways to promote your website for free:
- Consolidate your Website SEO
- Start a blog
- Guest Blogging
- Email Marketing
- Use Social Media
- Submit website to Online Directories
- Post on forums
- Use your signature
- Focus on quality content
Consolidate your Website SEO
SEO is one of the most effective ways to get your website rank on Google and other search engines. Despite of SEM (search engine marketing), it is free. SEO of your website is based on the quality of the content you publish, smooth navigation you offer to your visitors, and the number of links you receive from other websites. SEO can also accomplished by setting certain and related keywords and phrases throughout your website, like adding alt text to your images and optimizing your pages and posts to rank your website easily on search engines. SEO requires your time and effort.
Start a Blog
Blogs are great!! I’m not saying that because you’re reading one. Having a blog on your website will improve your ranking on search engines. Establish yourself as an expert in your field/niche, it will improve your conversion rate. Your blog should be casual and catchy so that you can appeal anyone from beginner to expert.
Addition to starting your blog, you may also want to become a guest blogger. This is a popular strategy which is beneficial for both parties involved. Another writer in your industry, writes a post for your blog, by which you can get some quality leads. In this way, you’re building relationships with people in your industry to grow your network. You both will get traffic and social media shares.
Become a guest blogger yourself. Start writing articles for publishing them on other platforms. Your website’s link appears on external pages (giving a nice boost to your SEO), get exposure to a new audience, and you improve your writing skills.
Email marketing is sending the commercial message related to your website, typically to a group of people, using email. Email Marketing has been proven effective way of marketing. If you send a newsletter and can get some hits, but that one is written carefully and effectively.
Use Social Media
Now, Businesses started using social media to build brand awareness. Various social media platforms are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat etc. You can use any of them or combination of one or all of them. Posting updates and commenting is important to build a community there. Don’t forget to cross-promote all of your networks to get benefit from your content, like sharing your Instagram video to Twitter or Facebook, share your latest blog post on Facebook or Twitter. Also, toy can add a social bar to your website so that visitors can easily find your social profiles and share your website content.
Submit your Website to Online Directories
Submitting your website to online directories is a good idea, as you want your URL in as many places as you can get it so that more people can find it easily over the internet. There are many online directories which are free, so why not to take advantage of these free advertising space. Free Online directory like Google My Business allows you to claim your business so that when someone search your business, your website plus a map with your business location, hours and contact information will appear on the right side on the result page.
Post on forums
Posting on forums are another way of getting your website out of crowd. You can start a new thread or engage in an existing conversation thread that is on-topic and throw in your website when appropriate. (Please, don’t spam) on a well known forums like Reddit, Quora and let others decide if it’s worthy of getting upvoted, or not.
Email signature is basically an online sticker, which are going to visible to people whether they care or not. This can be a good thing for you and your website. Make sure that at the bottom of any email that you send, you have placed your business logo, links to your social accounts and website or any other contact information.
When you’re making you’re a cup of coffee. Simply, you add some more water and let it brew. However, if you added too much water, it will ruin the entire pot. In similar way, when you’re creating content to advertise or promote your website, focus on creating quality content or you’ll end up with a mess that you don’t want.