Most people have no idea how to use social media effectively. If used correctly, you can pull a good bit of traffic.
The easiest way to drive traffic from social media is to tell people about what you are doing. Every time you make a blog post or write an article, or whatever else you do, update your status and tell people.
If you are offering valuable content, people will come. On the other hand, if your time line is nothing but a string of posts promoting products or programs, people will start to ignore you.
Since there is no way to cover everything there is to know about getting traffic from social media, I will be sharing links to a couple of eBooks that I found quite helpful in the near future. Here is one, for starters, that will help you get the most from Twitter.