6 quick methods to drive online traffic

The Shopify team covers six simple methods to get targeted traffic to your online startup.

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Write two examples of how you could use each of the following to drive traffic to your business:

1. Giving free samples to instagram influencers found through websta.me or iconosquare.

2. Specific bloggers and press with audiences that could be interested in your product.

3. Subreddits related to your product – construct a post to promote your product without being spammy.

4. Create a personalised message template that you can send to friends and family for them to share.

5. Find 10 people you can follow on Twitter that may be interested in your product.

6. Write a blog post that influencers may be interested in sharing with their followers and send it to their blog or twitter feed.


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