Creating Your Web Presence - Branding
You need a recognizable web presence to get people to visit and revisit your web sites and sales pages. The greater your web presence, the sooner your name, website, blog, etc, will brand you as knowledgeable or even expert in your niche or field.
Every online publisher needs visitors to their site and would like to see a steady increase of traffic each month. But the challenge is how to even get traffic started coming to your site.
Blogs automatically get traffic coming as soon as you make your first post. With a good ping list, each time you make a post to your blog dozens of sites are notified and traffic starts coming in. Therefore the first step in getting traffic to your blog is to post regularly. Posting once or twice a day is fantastic.
Writing articles and syndicating them to article directories is a powerful technique to grow your traffic. Try to write at least one article a week (or have a unique article written for you), post it to your site, wait a week... (finish web presence report HERE)