Rand at SEOMoz writes up an excellent post he named 10 Remarkably Effective Strategies for Driving Traffic. He has given us 10, plus one bonus idea for driving traffic to your site. I will list them in summery here, but Rand has posted the "ingredients", "process", "results" and "examples" for each listed traffic driving strategy at his post.
10) Targeting Unmonetized Searches
9) Creating Controversy
8) Maps & Mashups
7) Event Coverage
6) Top Ten Lists
5) Online Tools
4) Graphic & Web Design
3) Leveraging Social Networks
2) Blogging & Blog Comments
1) Reporting Remarkable News
*) Offering Something Incredible
Now get on implementing these ideas. Yea, where to begin. :)
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