START GENERATING YOUR FIRST VISITORS Before you get to 10,000 visitors, you need to get to 100. And the best way to do this initially is to start using the tools you already have available to you. ENGAGE YOUR EXISTING NETWORK engaged audience members already. They’re waiting to visit, subscribe to, and share your website and content. This is true even if you haven’t even launched yet. Even if your email list is empty. So who are they?
Your existing network. This is your most powerful tool for knocking over that initial traffic domino. Most people refuse to engage their existing network. They feel "weird" about involving their family and friends in the businesses or websites, so they Telemarketing list never reach out. But that’s backward - because if anybody wants to support you, it’s the people you already know. I got my first visitors by sharing Sleep Sumo with my family and friends through Facebook groups, Facebook chat, and text messages: Screenshot
showing a Facebook conversation I created a spreadsheet with all my family and friends, and reached out explaining what I was working on, asking them individually either to subscribe or give me feedback. Reach out individually rather than in a group message on Facebook or WhatsApp. When was the last time you were added to a group message that didn’t annoy you? Protip: Have a specific call to action for your family and friends. They want to support you, but you shouldn’t expect them to figure out