Generally speaking, the 7 drivers of traffic to a website are:
Some site are able to drive huge traffic and remain popular by leveraging only one of these drivers while others strive to leverage all 7 levers.
If you want to drive more traffic to your site, try to leverage all 7 drivers of traffic.
According to Alexa.com, an Amazon company that ranks the most popular websites on the Internet, the most popular websites in the United States include:
|1||Google.com||Tool, Information, Entertainment, Education, Commerce|
|2||Facebook.com||Tool, Entertainment, Community, Communication|
|3||YouTube.com||Entertainment, Education, Community|
|4||Yahoo.com||Tool, Information, Entertainment, Education, Commerce|
|5||Amazon.com||Tool, Information, Education, Commerce|
|6||Linkedin.com||Tool, Community, Communication|
|8||Twitter.com||Tool, Community, Communication, Entertainment|
|10||Craigslist.org||Tool, Commerce, Community, Communication|