Your site's stickiness is its ability to retain visitors and
bring them back again later. Here I point out 5 great sites
which offer a free service to make your site sticky:
1. Moreover - http://w.moreover.com/ - Add stickiness to your
site by adding a Moreover webfeed. You can add news headlines to
your site, no matter what it's topic, by choosing from hundreds
of topics or creating your own with their webfeed wizard. Be
your visitors' source of news!
2. CoolBoard - http://www.coolboard.com/index.cfm - Have your
visitors coming back again and again by adding a message board!
CoolBoard offers free remotely hosted message boards, making it
easy to customize and add one to your site. If you put in the
effort to build a community you'll be ensured plenty of repeat
traffic to your site.
3. Atomz - http://www.atomz.com/ - Being able to search your
site allows your visitors to find what they're looking for
faster. Chances are, if they can find what they want, they'll
end up browsing deeper into your site than if they couldn't
search it. Atomz offers free site searches, that look just like
your site, free for up to a 500 page site.
4. Directory - http://www.gossamer-threads.com/scripts/links/ -
A script offered by Gossamer-Threads, Links is a great way to
add a directory to your site just like the big search engines.
Offer your visitors a full directory of human-edited links on
the topic of your website and they'll think of you as their
resource and come back when they want to find something.
5. Guestbook - http://www.geekvillage.com/guest_book/index.html
- Add a free guestbook to your site and increase visitor
interaction! Get them participating by adding their comments to
your guestbook, and reading the comments of others who have
posted. Increase your stickiness as they come back to review the
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