Who doesn’t want traffic for their websites, especially if it is free? Use the following best practices to learn how to get free traffic to your website:

  1. Share your blog posts across all of your social media sites, not only when you first publish them, but again later on.
  2. Publish new content regularly. Remember, content can be blog posts, images and videos.
  3. Start commenting on top blogs in your industry or niche. Make sure your comments are helpful and add value.
  4. Reply to comments on your own blog and respond to comments and messages on your social media posts.
  5. Identify your top commenters and build a relationship with them.
  6. Ask other bloggers to write a blog post for your site.
  7. Create and upload videos to YouTube.
  8. Use your Google Account.
  9. Join top groups on LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+ and become an active member.
  10. Join related forums and be active by answering questions and offering advice.
  11. Study your Analytics regularly and act on your results.
  12. Use basic SEO techniques on all of your content.
  13. Add links back to your website to all of your images and videos you post elsewhere.
  14. Create a blogging and social media calendar so you know exactly what to write about.
  15. Schedule posts in WordPress so you are always ahead of the game.
  16. Use PLR, private label rights, material to help you create content quickly.
  17. Use content curation methods when you are lacking for ideas of what to write about.
  18. Share and like other blog posts and videos as well as your own content.
  19. Email your list and let them know about your latest blog post.
  20. Use keywords in your titles and headings.
  21. Make use of tags such as Heading 2 and Heading 3. (H1 should be used for the post or page title.)
  22. Join a Facebook or Google+ group in your niche. Add advice and leave links back to your site with additional information.
  23. Join blogging communities and connect with others in your industry.
  24. Offer to write a guest post for high-traffic blogs.
  25. Create your own videos and publish to your channel regularly.
  26. Answer questions at Yahoo Answers, Quora and Ask.
  27. Add your site to directories.
  28. Subscribe to blogs via an RSS Reader so you always have access to the top blogs in your niche.
  29. Make use of In Page Analytics.
  30. Remember that free traffic takes time to build.

By using as many of these tips as possible you will start seeing an increase in traffic to your website. Just remember to keep on using these best practices so that your traffic does not dwindle over time.