Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of it. Utilizing shameless marketing tactics to help push a product or service or to help generate website traffic.
Now, I’m not talking about anything dishonest, but rather something we’re sure we’ll spark the interest of a website visitors. Cute animals, babies, something sexy.
Oh…you mean you haven’t? Well maybe you should start! These are bonafide selling techniques that have stood the test of time. For each one of these tactics, you’re sure to think of an ad or company that utilized it successfully. Check out one of HubSpot’s newest infographics, “Shameless Marketing Tactics Hall of Fame,” and get an inside look at some insider tricks that are both honest and effective!
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The 7 Shameless Marketing Tactics to Generate Website Traffic
There’s a reason videos of cute kittens and puppies generate about a trillion views on YouTube. People can’t resist clicking to check it out. So incorporate some of these furry cuties whenever applicable, especially blog posts!
45 Ways to Generate Website Traffic?! Whoa! People love HUGE numbers, it conveys a sense of urgency as if they are missing out without knowing this vast amount of valuable, resourceful information (to be supplied by you!).
Much like the adorable animals, cute babies sell! It’s proven. You don’t have to go far to see evidence of this, as I’m pretty sure there’s an E*Trade Baby commercial playing somewhere right now.
A Good Old Fashioned Spanking
People require a little tough love sometimes, and there’s simply no better way of creating a sense of urgency than by utilizing this tactic. Don’t be afraid to give your visitors or readers a good kick in the pants. Tell them they’ve been missing out, or they’ve been bad.
This tactic is actually the BEST, MOST EFFECTIVE, AWESOME, SUPER-DUPER way of attracting customers! See what I did there? Exaggeration is an effective way of grabbing someones attention, and as many marketers know, that’s half the battle!
You’re Sexy and You Know It
Not much explanation is needed here. Probably the most-effective sales strategy of all-time (and that’s no exaggeration) is sex appeal. It’s everywhere. TV ads, magazines, radio, and when the time is right, your marketing campaign!
Stay tuned in to industry news, and don’t be afraid to do a little bit of “newsjacking,” People like a wealth of information, and if they view you as a news source as well, you’ll have a leg up on the competition.
No Guilt Needed
The truth is, these are marketing tactics employed by all businesses at one point or another, hence their induction into the Hall of Fame! They’re proven ways to generate website traffic. No guilt necessary.
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