18 Aug 10 3:09 am
One of best source for traffic is posting in niche related forums. In your case, you need to go on a search for "weight loss" related forums, set up a good signature with anchor text to your website and just start reading and posting. If readers see you are knowledgeable in your niche and providing good advice, the odds are good they will click the link in your signature.
The trick is you want to spend your time on "targeted" traffic. Going to weight loss forums is a bullseye for "targeted" traffic.
One helpful way I've found to find forums in your niche is using Google Alerts. Set up a Google Alert for each of your weight loss keywords separately. Instead of having the alert go to your email, send it to your RSS "Feed". These Feeds will start to show up in your Google Reader. But make sure you set up the Alert as a "Discussion".
When you check your Google Reader, all of the "Discussion" Feeds it sends you about your keyword will be Forums where you keyword or a related keyword was mentioned.
Go to the forum, check the rules regarding signatures, sign up, set your signature and start posting.
Now, I'm not trying to market my SIMS site but if you go to my IM Solutions site down in my signature, I just posted an article and video showing you how to do what I described above. I have had fantastic results using this method of finding forums for targeted traffic and it has generated traffic and I believe sales for some of my sites. Go give it a whirl and see what you think.