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The funny thing is many people indulge in illusion that just because they built a website, everyone will find it and interact with it, and then, traffic will automatically increase. Really? Please wake up! I’m sorry to burst your bubble but that’s not how it works. This silly thought is like you hold a party and you didn’t invite anyone, but still assume that people will come. How can?

So, how can you attract people to your website? That’s probably the №1 question that many business owners have asked, but can’t seem to answer. Even though it can takes hours, weeks or even months to build a website, your site can still lack the high number of visitors you expected. In today post, I will tell you the reason why exactly your site is going unnoticed.

Related: 7 Warning Signs Your Website Is Boring As Hell

YOUR WEBSITE ISN’T SEO FRIENDLY

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It’s a must for your website to be SEO optimized. Think of search engines like phone books. People use them to find how to contact with others who they are looking for. Then, if your website is not on the first page of the books, or even not in the list, people will ignore your site for sure.

There are several ways to get your website to rank higher in the results of search engines. The important thing is to ensure you think about your keyword placement. Try to include at least 5 specific keywords or phrases in your title, headline, main contain and alt tags. Make your meta tag title and description catchy, obvious what kind of site/business you have and ensure they are not too long.

Related: 5 Worst Mistakes of DIY Websites

YOU DON’T BLOG

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Why do people search something on the internet? Simply, they want to get information. How is that? What is this? Why would this happen? If you do not have a blog, you are behind. So, start creating a blog about topics relative to your business or topics that your visitors can benefit from now.

By constantly adding new and relevant content to your site, you might be able to stand out in the eyes of the major search engines and generate a little bit of traffic from articles you have carefully prepared with keywords relative to your industry.

IT TAKES FOREVER FOR YOUR SITE TO LOAD

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Believe it or not, you just have no more than about three seconds to win prospects over. Nobody likes waiting for so long. There are tons of other options available out there, why would they waste their time waiting for your page to load?

If they really need to visit your website then they might be a little patient, but if they’re just curious or have clicked a link on impulse then they’re more likely to leave right away. This means that you lost a potential customer before they actually see your website.

Related: Reasons Why Visitors Leave Your Website In 10 Seconds

YOU DON’T PROMOTE YOUR WEBSITE

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If you want people to find your site, you need to spread the word about it in many ways.

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Designveloper is leading software development company in Vietnam. We offer Web development, mobile application, UI/UX Design, VOIP. www.designveloper.com

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