What are the best ways to get more visitors on your website?

asked by Charles Hobbes
261 contributors
16 solutions
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    #1Google Pagespeed Insights Online

    Google Pagespeed Insights Online
    PageSpeed Insights analyzes the content of a web page, then generates suggestions to make that page faster. Reducing page load times can reduce bounce rates and increase conversion rates. 
    Websites

    Free

    Víctor Espinosa
    Written on December 25, 2017
    "I definitely liked knowing how my website loaded and how to fix it and make it faster. And this tool's made by Google so it's legit. Now I get more visitors!"
  2. 27

    #2HubSpot

    HubSpot
    HubSpot is an inbound marketing and sales platform that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers. Among other services, it allows you to set up, track and measure UTM Campaigns.
    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Roy Webb
    Written on December 24, 2017
    "Now this is one of my favorite ways to attract more visitors to my website. Not only is it convenient and easy to use, but it is very effective. "
  3. 26

    #3Ahrefs

    Ahrefs

    Ahrefs is a toolset for SEO and marketing. It offers a tool for backlink research, organic traffic research, keyword research, content marketing and more.

    Websites

    $99- Varies by plan

    Andrea Franklin
    Written on December 24, 2017
    "Ahrefs are tools that can help you grow your search traffic, research your competitors and monitor your niche in the market. this site is unique and is helpful to any businessman trying to grow your business. "
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    #4SEO: Step-by-step beginners' guide to dominate the first page using Google Analytics, Adwords etc.

    SEO: Step-by-step beginners' guide to dominate the first page using Google Analytics, Adwords etc.
    Search Engine Optimization techniques for beginners... to get traffic from Google.
    Books

    Check price

    Ishan Rodrigues
    Written on December 27, 2017
    "One of the best ways to get traffic from Google to your website. Simple, just follow the instructions. I was able to dramatically increase the traffic to my site, that in turn increased my revenue."
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    #5Moz

    Moz

    Moz is an SEO toolset service founded by Rand Fishkin and Gillian Muessig in 2003. It includes keyword research, link building, site audits, and page optimization insights, in one.

    Websites

    $99- Varies by plan

    María de Lourdes Muñiz
    Written on December 25, 2017
    "This is great, I've gotten many more people looking at my website. I've only done the free trial so far, so I'll see soon if it's worth the money. "
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    #6Hacking the Press: Clever Ways to Get Free Press Coverage with Zero Budget

    Hacking the Press: Clever Ways to Get Free Press Coverage with Zero Budget
    Here are some of the most clever ways you can get any influencer or journalist's attention so you can get more traffic and sales for your business. It includes a list of product blogs that all have been successful in driving traffic and sales to online stores:
    Websites

    Free

    César Zavala
    Written on December 31, 2017
    "Some nice general advice for people with no experience in having their own small business. Most of the information is more general and less specific, but it is a great starting point for anyone looking at this type of help."
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    #7Marketo

    Marketo

    Marketo helps marketers master the art and science of digital marketing providing them innovative technology and unparalleled expertise. Gartner, Forrester, and SiriusDecisions have recognized it as the leader in the industry. 

    Websites

    Free

    Ethan Cunningham
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "A good suggestion. The site seems to be innovative and would be what you are looking for."
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    #8Google Analytics

    Google Analytics
    Google Analytics is a web development resource that gives customers data on how their websites are performing. It helps you get to know your audience, track your visits, and more. Use it for free on your desktop or your iOS or Android device.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Rosa María Gallegos
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "GA is the king of website tracking--I literally can't imagine trying to build a website without it. It gives you pretty much everything you need to figure out how and why your traffic is going, and how to get more."
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    #9The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 Metrics from Compete, Alexa, SimilarWeb, & More

    The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 Metrics from Compete, Alexa, SimilarWeb, & More
    Accuracy comparison of traffic analysis tools.
    Websites

    Free

    Lauren Murray
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "For bloggers or online sellers this site is full of usefull information. Clear and easwy to understand ways to increase traffic to any site?"
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    #10Spyfu

    Spyfu
    Download Your Competitors' Most Profitable Keywords and Ads For Paid and Organic Search.
    Websites

    $33- Monthly (Basic plan)

    Lauren Schmidt
    Written on December 26, 2017
    "I was having problems with making the best keywords for my ads to get visitors for my site. I decided to try Spyfu. I heard that this was a great program. This program will help you to see your competitors keywords. This is helpful, but it wasn't exactly what I was looking for. "
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    #1111 Competitor Analysis Tools That Will Improve Your Traffic

    11 Competitor Analysis Tools That Will Improve Your Traffic
    Competitor analysis tips.
    Websites

    Free

    Betty Jenkins
    Written on January 2, 2018
    "Having traffic on your website is an important part of being successful. Tools to measure your success rate can help you stir your site in a better direction."
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    #12Worthofweb

    Worthofweb
    Revenue and traffic estimates for any domain.
    Websites

    Free

    Roy Russell
    Written on December 26, 2017
    "I suppose it could work. I can't really praise it or speak ill of it without knowing more. If it's inexpensive, I say to give it a shot."
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    #13OnCrawl

    OnCrawl
    OnCrawl is a data-driven SEO crawler and log analyzer for enterprise SEO audits and daily monitoring.
    Websites

    $9.9- Varies by plan

    Jennifer Phillips
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "OnCrawl helps my business with its SEO potential. It provides daily monitoring and is a log analyzer. Its effective and I see it helping my business already."
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    #14SEMrush

    SEMrush

    SEMrush is a website that offers marketing and SEO services. It provides insights into your competitors' strategies in display advertising, organic and paid search, and link building.

    Websites

    $99- Varies by plan

    Martha Hall
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "I needed a new way to get more visitors to my business website. My co-worker recommended Semrush. This is an awesome solution for getting more people to see my website. It's really easy to use, although you do need to read the materials online first to truly grasp what it can do for you. It's really improved my website traffic. I highly recommend Semrush if you need more traffic on your website."
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    #15Google Optimize

    Google Optimize

    With Google Optimize you can discover the most engaging customer experiences. You can test different variations of your website and then tailor it to deliver a personalized experience that works best for each customer and for your business. 

    Software

    Web

    Free

    Andrew Knight
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "Google Optimize gives you fresh insights into how visitors utilize your website. There is just so much data available that I find it overwhelming. It does come broken down into categories which makes it easier to digest. I find it can be an extremely useful tool for determining what works as far as driving people to your site."
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    #16Clicky by Yoast

    Clicky by Yoast

    Clicky by Yoast is a WordPress plugin that can act as a good Google Analytics Alternative. It allows you to keep track of the visits your website gets, and of how those visitors behave when they are browsing your site.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    George Collins
    Written on December 30, 2017
    "I installed Clicky, and saw my traffic surge on my blog. I didn't do anything different: I was writing the same articles on the amount of time various paints dry. Yet, suddenly, I got tons of visitors, just by installing a plugin! Who knew SEO could be so simple!"

Summary

Best What are the best ways to get more visitors on your website
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Google Pagespeed Insights OnlineWebsites 32 Free
2HubSpotWebsites 27 Free
3AhrefsWebsites 26 Paid
4SEO: Step-by-step beginners' guide to dominate the first page using Google Analytics, Adwords etc.Books 24 Paid
5MozWebsites 21 Paid
6Hacking the Press: Clever Ways to Get Free Press Coverage with Zero BudgetWebsites 20 Free
7MarketoWebsites 18 Free
8Google AnalyticsApps 15 Free
9The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 Metrics from Compete, Alexa, SimilarWeb, & MoreWebsites 14 Free
10SpyfuWebsites 13 Paid
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