The best method for ensuring you get healthy traffic to your content begins even before you write your first sentence.
The secret to traffic is keyword research and competition analysis.
Getting your web asset ranked highly on the search engines is the best way to ensure consistent long time traffic numbers and without doubt the best marketing strategy to do this would be micro niche marketing.
It's ironic that hubpages is the perfect platform for this kind of highly effective online marketing strategy, unfortunately not that many people know how to properly perform keyword research as well as micro niche research or even how to market a micro niche properly.
Though when you do its not at all that hard to make beer coupons (money), though it does take a fair bit of work.