Traffic for deals / bargains website

by in31
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Hi, I've just launched my deals / bargains website this week. The website looks awesome and can be of great value to people. Affiliate marketing will be my primary source of income hopefully.

I just wanted some advice on the best way to gain traffic / exposure for this particular kind of website. I have a Facebook / Twitter page set up so far. I was considering paying for Facebook ads initially. I will also look at building a list and a blog in the near future.

Other than this, I'm not too sure how else I can get the word out there with fairly quick results. I'd like to increase my social media following and website traffic. I've read about posting in forums and groups, but don't want to be as seen as being spammy. Any advice would be appreciated, many thanks.
#bargains #deals #traffic #website
  • Profile picture of the author DABK
    Who is your target audience, where do they congregate? Facebook? Some forums? Do they search Google for what you sell? Do they even go online?

    Answer that question and you'll know where to focus.
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  • Profile picture of the author wfletch24
    Have you plugged competitor sites into a tool like similarweb to see where their traffic is coming from?
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    • Profile picture of the author SterlingWebb
      Originally Posted by wfletch24 View Post

      Have you plugged competitor sites into a tool like similarweb to see where their traffic is coming from?
      Another site I've found useful is https://www.quantcast.com/
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  • Profile picture of the author jeba1975
    Similarweb popular pages will provide great insight of which pages in website have good traffic share.
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    • Profile picture of the author Steve B
      The market research which you did to verify niche demand for your service tells you exactly where your most targeted prospects can be found. Focus your marketing efforts on your targeted buyers.

      If you do not target your marketing campaigns, you will be wasting your time and money trying to get interest in your offers from the wrong people.

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  • Profile picture of the author gweijie
    following people in your niche through social media can be helpful! Give them useful info and they will appreciate it! so ... twitter/pinterest would be good places to start
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    Yeah thing I have learned with social media is people don't like to be sold to. Your branding yourself so share fun useful content and have people contact you about your business! Every now and then show post of new leads or sales.

    PPC works very well especially to test conversions before you unleash it..
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    You are going to get some good advice on how to market online. Just know this:

    You want each traffic source that you use to track your conversions. If you are building a list, you want to know how many leads you are getting from each source. You don't want to shoot in the dark and not know which places work for you and which ones don't.

    Once you know which places convert for you, you can scale and get rid of the the places that don't convert.

    Example:

    Some places will sell you clicks for a small fee (5,000 visitors for $49). These don't work very well and are just computer generated traffic.

    Again, where ever you buy traffic, track to see conversions.
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  • Profile picture of the author FastQuality
    Originally Posted by in31 View Post

    Hi, I've just launched my deals / bargains website this week. The website looks awesome and can be of great value to people. Affiliate marketing will be my primary source of income hopefully.

    I just wanted some advice on the best way to gain traffic / exposure for this particular kind of website. I have a Facebook / Twitter page set up so far. I was considering paying for Facebook ads initially. I will also look at building a list and a blog in the near future.

    Other than this, I'm not too sure how else I can get the word out there with fairly quick results. I'd like to increase my social media following and website traffic. I've read about posting in forums and groups, but don't want to be as seen as being spammy. Any advice would be appreciated, many thanks.
    Email marketing campaigns tend to be one of the best traffic sources in this kind of website.
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  • Profile picture of the author randyman
    You want to compete with giants such as RetailMeNot?

    My suggestion is to have super targeted keywords, specifically low competition keywords.

    There are tons of products offering affiliate program, you can target "product + coupon" or similar.

    But for hosting keywords such as "namecheap + coupon", you're gonna have tough time competing with established websites.
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