Stuck working at home? Unemployed due to the economic downturn? It might be time to consider a new project like building a website. Tools for building sites have improved recently, including the new GoDaddy Websites + Marketing builder, the Wix Editor X app for professional coders and designers, and new features in Squarespace that make it easier than ever to add a blog with rich SEO.
I decided to ask some experts about what to do after you build the site and how to promote it effectively. I dug through a mountain of feedback and picked the tips and tricks that stood out for being novel and unique. If you try any of these tips and they work, drop me a note by email and tell me your story.
1. Rely on websites that are getting significant traffic“Search for your main keywords and click through the top three links that you see on Google. Look at those pages and see how you could get your brand included on them. Is there a broken link in their content that you could fix? Are there statistics or information you could provide that would make their content more valuable? Or, could you offer them a promotional product as a trade for inclusion? If you find a creative way to be on their list, it will add significant traffic back to your own site. This is a great strategy for those who are just starting out and have a limited budget.” Read more..
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