Traffic Tips from the ExpertsEveryone with a website these days wants a shite load of traffic, that’s no secret.

The problem is that no one strategy fits everyone’s website or niche, you need to experiment with various promotional methods. .

The overall process I follow is simple: 

1. Create awesome content – using my checklist.
2. Promote the hell out of that content (using the tips below)
3. Let it convert – setup your website for the sale or email subscription.

I am, however, not as qualified as the best marketers and entrepreneurs out there on the web.

So instead of following what I do, I brought together the best techniques from the world’s best and most popular internet marketers & entrepreneurs. Needless to say, I’ve gone through every single one of these posts and checked them out, to make sure they’re worth sharing!

The goal behind this post is to be a bit of an ultimate resource.

I’ve packed it with a ridiculous amount of links to awesome traffic tips & posts so you can check back, read through each post and enhance your knowledge.  So if you like what you see, bookmark it, share it on Facebook or twitter and keep coming back!

This post is monstrously long, so below is a list of contents so you can easily jump from person to person.

Click the name below to see what what each person has to offer – or simply scroll 🙂

  1. Robbie Richards
  2. Darren Rowse
  3. Seth Godin
  4. Gael Breton
  5. Noah Kagan
  6. Pat Flynn
  7. Brian Dean
  8. Neil Patel
  9. Mike Dunlop
  10. Derek Halpern
  11. Jon Cooper
  12. Corbett Barr
  13. Jon Morrow
  14. Yaro Starak
  15. Lewis Howes
  16. Jeff Bullas
  17. Ian Cleary
  18. Kim Roach
  19. Posts & Articles from Miscellaneous websites

So now I’ll shut up now and introduce you to them:

Robbie RichardsRobbie Richards

I’ll get started with some of the internet’s best & most specific promotional tips.

Robbie Richards has burst onto the scene recently with some extremely actionable strategies anyone can use. Keep an eye on his blog because it’s very quickly becoming the place to go for traffic building techniques.

Robbie has used the techniques below to build a strong following in a very short time!

What to read:

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Darren Rowse - Pro BloggerDarren Rowse

Darren owns and runs several successful blogs including the famous Pro Blogger.

Pro Blogger shows people how to make a living online by starting up a blog, and it’s one of the most successful and popular websites of it’s kind.

Darren’s been in the game for over 10 years and has a loyal following of over 300,000 people.

What to read:

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Seth GodinSeth Godin

Seth Godin is about a big a name as it gets with in Internet Marketing.  He’s a best selling author, founder of Squidoo and was the VP of direct marketing at Yahoo.  He’s also one of three people inducted into the direct marketing Hall of Fame.

When Seth talks, people listen.  There’s only one traffic building post here but it’s worth checking out.

What to read:

  • How to get traffic for your blog
    It’s simple, a 56 point list of techniques that tell you very quickly what you can do.  It’s brief and directly to the point – the perfect print out to have on your wall! This post is a bit of fun poke at how ironic some lists are, but still worth checking out.
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Gael Breton - Authority HackerGael Breton

Gael runs a top marketing website called ‘Authority Hacker’. They share some very actionable and useful strategies for growing you website / business – with the focus on being an authority.

These guys have a few very interesting strategies and techniques to make things easier, it’s well worth checking out!

What to read:

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Noah KaganNoah Kagan

Noah is another popular marketer who shares his thoughts on his website OkDork.

He has a very strong following and is also responsible for the online business AppSumo.

What to read:

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Pat Flynn - Smart Passive IncomePat Flynn

Ever heard of Pat Flynn? Smart passive Income?

Well Pat is one of those guys who believes 100% transparency and is one of the most approachable guys in the blogging industry. His focus is on building relationships with his readers.

Has it worked?  Well he brings home well over half a million each year in passive income.

What to read:

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Brian Dean - BacklinkoBrian Dean

Brian Dean, aka ‘Backlinko’ is a legend in the world of link building.  If you’re into SEO, you follow what Brian has to say because his posts are golden!

Backlinko has become the go to blog for SEO and link building, so check out these actionable posts!

What to read:

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Neil PatelNeil Patel

Neil is the man these days, he’s one of the most successful online marketers out there and he constantly shares the goods with his audience over at QuickSprout.

Neil co-founded Crazy Egg, the Hellor Bar and KISSmetrics and in the past helped guys like Amazon, NBC, GM, HP and Viacom market their businesses.  He’s got some pull, he was named one of the top Entrepreneurs under 35 by Obama.  So I’d listen to what he has to say – because he knows his shit.

What to read:

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Mike DunlopMike Dunlop

I first read Mike’s website years ago and he was barely 20 and making well over $100,000 a year online.

This guy was just a kid that was obsessed with making money online and driving traffic to websites.  Now in  his 20’s he has become a respected and sought after  Entrepreneur – he offers a little insight into his traffic techniques.

I’m a huge fan of Mike’s writing because it is actionable, easy to follow and Income Diary is one of the websites I check out the most.

What to read:

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Derek Halpern - Social TriggersDerek Halpern

Derek Halpern and his website Social Triggers stand out form the crowd.

He does this by sidestepping all of the fancy design, clutter and mess that blogging attracts and offers simple, how-to advice and common sense to teach you valuable concepts behind growing a website or business.

What’s really cool?  Most of his posts are videos! So get comfy and check some of these out.

What to watch & read:

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Jon CooperJon Cooper

Point Blank SEO is Jon’s vehicle.  It’s about, you guessed it – Search Engine Optimization or SEO.

Increasing traffic through SEO can be a daunting task, but Jon offers some content which is packed with actionable tips and is also very comprehensive. If you want to get started in SEO for your website, check out Point Blank SEO for sure.

In particular, we’re going to look at link building.

What to read:

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Corbett BarrCorbett Barr

Corbett Barr is the man who started Think Traffic and eventually, with the help of Caleb Wojcik & Chase Reeves – launched the course and website Fizzle.

Corbett is very popular online. As one of the webs top marketers and online business men, he knows a thing or two about traffic – having run a hugely popular website based around the topic in the past.

What to read:

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Jon Morrow - Boost Blog TrafficJon Morrow

Jon used to be a part of CopyBlogger, but has stepped out on his own with his popular blog – Boost Blog Traffic. 

He has an easy to follow writing style and covers a wide range of traffic generation strategies.

What to read:

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Yaro StarakYaro Starak

Yaro is another guy making his living from highly trafficked websites. His website, Entrepreneur’s Journey, is no exception to that term “highly trafficked“.

Through Entrepreneurs Journey Yaro has educated many others on creating a living online and is a bit of a ‘go-to guy’ in the industry.

What to read:

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Lewis HowesLewis Howes

Have you found greatness?  Well coming directly from the school of greatness, Lewis Howes is here to share is strategies on building traffic.

Lewis has an inspirational story, that of a pro athlete who suffered a career ending injury and wound up broke sleeping on his sister’s couch.  He then started again, from nothing, and built an online empire!  So he’s got a few tips.

What to read:

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Jeff BullasJeff Bullas

Jeff Bullas is popular in social media marketing circles and has a very good reputation due to the value he provides on his blog.

Jeff’s traffic strategies are solid and well worth consider, so here’s some of his best tips.

What to read:

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Ian ClearyIan Cleary

Ian Cleary owns the website Razor Social, a site dedicated to offering advice to grow your following through the use of social media and social media tools.

Ian writes some value packed posts that will help you boost your traffic in no time.

What to read:

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Kim Roach - Buzz Blogger & My Traffic MentorKim Roach

I’ve saved one of the very best for last- right here!

When I first found Kim’s site I read every single post.  She shares numerous promotional methods that are simple, easy and get powerful results.

If you want to promote your content but are out of ideas, just check out her websites Buzzblogger and My Traffic Mentor!

Start off by reading:

 

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Miscellaneous Articles & Posts from around the web

I’ve also found some other very powerful sources of information on the web.  I’ve got handful of articles from many other tops marketers online aside from the above list:

Finally, make good use of that traffic…

This isn’t something I can cover in this article, but remember to set yourself up for success.  Dave Smith wrote a good article on his Total Coaching website that helps you understand the importance of converting traffic, it’s called The 5-Step Process to Get Your Fitness Website Selling For You.

Ultimately you want to make a sale, gain an email subscriber or gain some kind of connection with the reader.  That’s the final thought I’d like to leave you with.

Did I Miss anything?

I’ve tried to pack this post with as much useful information as possible from the world’s best – but I am looking to keep this updated.

If you know of another game-changing marketer or entrepreneur who has written a post on traffic which must be shared, please contact me and I’ll consider adding it to this list.

Otherwise, if you liked this post, please share it around or subscribe to my email list by using the form below.

Thanks for reading!

Comments anyone?

Yep, this post is open to discussion! You can see what others have said below and leave a comment of your own down the very bottom. Hook in!

  • Patrick Haley November 22, 2014, 5:37 pm

    Excellent post. Just a heads up that the first two links by Robbie Richards take you to the same post.

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster November 22, 2014, 9:58 pm

      Haha, thanks mate – I just fixed up the link. It’s surprising how many times you can check these things and still miss something 🙂

      Reply
  • Jake November 22, 2014, 9:13 pm

    These lists are getting longer and longer. There is enough here to keep me going for days man. Thanks for sharing!

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster November 22, 2014, 9:59 pm

      No worries, thank you for reading! 🙂 I tried to make it as ‘ultimate’ a resource as possible.

      Reply
  • Daniel Daines-Hutt November 24, 2014, 8:58 am

    Great post! Some true marketing genius’s in this, i’m sure this will become a link magnet!

    Its weird, we have a 21 step plan that we use to promote traffic to articles. We have a few articles about to release and I swear 3 other articles on the same subject appear in our inbox, as we click “Save draft” haha
    Ah well, should have click publish instead! 😀

    Keep up the great work

    p.s.Nice clean looking post also!

    Daniel Daines-Hutt

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    • Wade McMaster November 24, 2014, 9:39 am

      Thanks Daniel, Traffic is definitely a bit of a hot topic these days! My “3 step plan” has a lot of smaller steps within each on so I guess it’s up for interpretation lol. Make sure you send me a link to your post when it’s up I’ll check it out! 🙂

      Reply
  • Chris November 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

    Great post. Thanks for pulling all this together. I’ve probably read 25% of this before, but there is a lot of good stuff here that I missed.

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster November 26, 2014, 8:46 pm

      Thanks for the feedback Chris. I spent a fair chunk of time digging for some of this stuff, so I’m glad to hear there’s a big chunk you haven’t read 🙂

      Reply
  • Prashanth K November 27, 2014, 3:02 pm

    This is epic!
    You have successfully made me open up a thousand tabs now. Will check back next year 🙂

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster November 27, 2014, 8:48 pm

      Aha!! That was my plan all along *evil shifty eyes. lol, glad you like it mate!

      Reply
  • Eric December 1, 2014, 7:55 am

    Nice curated list. I liked Brian Dean specially. How about Matthew Woodward? He has some really in depth tutorials and guides on Internet Marketing (in fact I was referred by his website to yours ^^).

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster December 1, 2014, 8:57 am

      Yeah I noticed a bit of traffic coming from there, I do plan on keeping it updated so I may do a bit more research in the near future and add a few of his posts. I’d like to let it grow and evolve 🙂

      Reply
  • Jasper Oldersom January 9, 2015, 2:58 pm

    This is a great pillar post because i did keep coming back to it daily for over a month. 🙂 It works.

    So guess what my new blog post is going to be….Ha!

    Thanks Wade!

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster January 9, 2015, 9:35 pm

      Thanks Jasper! I’m glad you got something out of it, you’ll have to keep me updated on how your traffic growth goes! 🙂

      Reply
  • small bathroom renovation ideas February 1, 2015, 6:02 pm

    Great post.

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster February 1, 2015, 9:13 pm

      Thanks 🙂

      Reply
  • Depesh Mandalia February 12, 2015, 8:53 pm

    This is essential reading great list. Kind of a beginners and experts guide all in one.

    Reply
    • Wade McMaster February 12, 2015, 10:16 pm

      Thanks Depesh, It’s a lot of reading but worth it 🙂

      Reply

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