How do I get traffic, subscribers, followers, without paying for ads?

by flyingSquirrel 89 replies
SITUATION:

Trying to build my hobby/passion eventually into a business

Have a new-ish blog/website with some good content and trying to keep it going each week

Doing Facebook / Twitter / Instagram daily for 3 months, intermittently 3 months prior to that

Youtube channel about 10 videos so far, trying to start uploading 1 per week if possible

Have an email list with free lead magnet that I'm offering in all social posts and on my website everywhere, have about 80 subscribers

Just started adding affiliate links into my content to at least try and make a little money to re-invest back into things but I know it will take lots of validated traffic to happen.

Social media is killing me, particularly the facebook page changes that have cut me off from my audience, not that I had much going on there anyway (only 300 Page Likes and low engagement)

In general, having trouble getting traction, followers, growth, traffic to site, subscribers, etc.

PROBLEM:

I can't afford to buy ads, boost posts, pay for fancy services or tools, etc. Don't have much money, and don't yet have a product to sell or way to make money back (no ROI possible from expenses...yet)

QUESTION:

Without spending money, what would be the 3-5 most effective and impactful actions / tactics I could do (which are "up to date" with 2018) that just take elbow grease, to get more traction, more followers, more newsletter subscribers, more traffic to my website, etc.?

I think my priority goals right now are quality website traffic, validated optins, and YouTube subscribers.

Thank you
#main internet marketing discussion forum #ads #followers #paying #subscribers #traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Marvin Adam
    Facebook Automation tools to post your ads. This is very saturated though, your best bet is to go with paid traffic. Everything else IMO is a waste of time usually, long-term.
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    • Profile picture of the author debmedia
      Originally Posted by Marvin Adam View Post

      Facebook Automation tools to post your ads. This is very saturated though, your best bet is to go with paid traffic. Everything else IMO is a waste of time usually, long-term.
      Perfect reply. I am also trying to figure out what is the best paid ad. Facebook is saturated, adwords squeeze as much money as they can. Bing i think can be a good one. If any other please inform.
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      • Profile picture of the author gianbizz
        Yes, it is true. I have tried these 3 ad platforms, Facebook ads do not give me great results, the traffic I get from ads is not enough targeted compared to search engine advertising.
        Based on my experience Bing and Google Adwords are good choices for getting targeted traffic.
        However, Google Adwords can give me more traffic than Bing but the price is also more expensive and ROI is not good enough. So I only use Bing Ads now, even though the traffic is low but this is highly targeted. It's all about quality, not quantity.
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  • Profile picture of the author YourGoToWriter
    Content is the key. You have to continuously post original high-quality content to drive traffic to your site and post it on your social media outlets. Think of a content that will be trending and viral about your niche. You also have to grow your audience and increase your followers. Join groups and interact with people within your niche.

    Loren
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  • Profile picture of the author superowid
    More videos on Youtube! That's all.
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  • Profile picture of the author htdkannan
    1. Keep posting regularly.
    2. Share your posts in Social medias(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc..)
    3. Participate in forums and leave your website or blog post url in your signature or in your contents.
    4. SEO - This is main for getting more traffic & get ranking in SERP.
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    • I agree. If you want it free, it won't be fast. But you will get good traffic and a legitimate following if you follow the 4 tips above.

      AND if you're doing social media, engagement is another thing you can do to build traffic faster and for free. People are more likely to follow you if you comment, like, and share other people's posts.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    Squirrel,

    IMO, the answer is to get in front of very targeted traffic, people that are a perfect fit for your content and offers. Social media, in general, is not where you need to be. Why? Because without money to laser focus your marketing, it's awfully difficult to get traction and engagement on social media.

    If I were you, I'd take some time to figure out ways to get seen on web sites, in groups, in directories, and in forums, etc, that are focused on your niche. Social media is not the place to be for a deeply niched topic.

    Do a search on your very best keyword phrases. See what results come back and see if you can't get some content or make some posts on those high ranking niche sites. Doing "free" marketing takes time, creativity and patience . . . but it can be done and it gets easier the more you do it!

    The very best to you.

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    • Profile picture of the author flyingSquirrel
      Steve,

      I love this reply. One of the things I like most about it is that it's outside of the box and counter to most advice that just says to do more social media. It flat out makes sense. I love being creative, so this gets me inspired actually. Your advice is pure gold, as was your advice you gave me in a prior thread/question I made a while back. You are full of wisdom and excellent perspective. Thank you for sharing your ideas!
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    • Profile picture of the author informationdose
      very nice reply, I like it, and it is true free marketing takes time. so be consistent in your work, and keep in touch with all forums, social sites, web directories, GP, and you'll soon fly.
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  • Profile picture of the author anayb
    Originally Posted by flyingSquirrel View Post

    SITUATION:

    Trying to build my hobby/passion eventually into a business

    Have a new-ish blog/website with some good content and trying to keep it going each week

    Doing Facebook / Twitter / Instagram daily for 3 months, intermittently 3 months prior to that

    Youtube channel about 10 videos so far, trying to start uploading 1 per week if possible

    Have an email list with free lead magnet that I'm offering in all social posts and on my website everywhere, have about 80 subscribers

    Just started adding affiliate links into my content to at least try and make a little money to re-invest back into things but I know it will take lots of validated traffic to happen.

    Social media is killing me, particularly the facebook page changes that have cut me off from my audience, not that I had much going on there anyway (only 300 Page Likes and low engagement)

    In general, having trouble getting traction, followers, growth, traffic to site, subscribers, etc.

    PROBLEM:

    I can't afford to buy ads, boost posts, pay for fancy services or tools, etc. Don't have much money, and don't yet have a product to sell or way to make money back (no ROI possible from expenses...yet)

    QUESTION:

    Without spending money, what would be the 3-5 most effective and impactful actions / tactics I could do (which are "up to date" with 2018) that just take elbow grease, to get more traction, more followers, more newsletter subscribers, more traffic to my website, etc.?

    I think my priority goals right now are quality website traffic, validated optins, and YouTube subscribers.

    Thank you
    Invest your time & efforts in building bots. Its a great business model. If you can set up some mission-critical, custom bots, you're a winner.

    Many top YouTubers use bots in massive scale. One I personally know sends tens of thousands of friends requests in MySpace per hour. People make 6-7 figures but very secretly because they don't prefer to boast about their income & leave any footprints by botting popular social sites from YouTube to Pinterest.

    No WSO or book can give you a proper guidance about that because there is none. People who do this, including me, have spent countless hours in programming and know the loopholes of YouTube and FB very well.

    Last time, I spammed YouTube to death by making more than 12 mil. quality comments. Sure, its a cat and mouse game, but its worth it, if you want challenges.
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    • Profile picture of the author starcreatives
      Originally Posted by anayb View Post

      Invest your time & efforts in building bots. Its a great business model. If you can set up some mission-critical, custom bots, you're a winner.

      Many top YouTubers use bots in massive scale. One I personally know sends tens of thousands of friends requests in MySpace per hour. People make 6-7 figures but very secretly because they don't prefer to boast about their income & leave any footprints by botting popular social sites from YouTube to Pinterest.

      No WSO or book can give you a proper guidance about that because there is none. People who do this, including me, have spent countless hours in programming and know the loopholes of YouTube and FB very well.

      Last time, I spammed YouTube to death by making more than 12 mil. quality comments. Sure, its a cat and mouse game, but its worth it, if you want challenges.
      Hi anayb, I just read your answer here. Would u like to tell me how to build bots?
      Plz tell me loopholes of youtube and facebook.
      I have blogs, website and youtube channel and want more trafic and subsribers.

      Thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author anayb
        Originally Posted by starcreatives View Post

        Hi anayb, I just read your answer here. Would u like to tell me how to build bots?
        Plz tell me loopholes of youtube and facebook.
        I have blogs, website and youtube channel and want more trafic and subsribers.

        Thanks
        Alright, bots are computer programs; for example, you would like to download Google images, but don't have much time or patience to right-click and save. You can assign that task to a bot that can download and save all images against a search query in your disk within a couple of minutes.

        Now, you got hundreds of search queries and you need to build a database of thousands of images; no problem, a bot can do that very easily.

        Write down what you're trying to accomplish, then contact a developer if he/she can do that on-the-fly. You can try to build a bot that embeds YouTube videos in various niche specific forums and video sharing sites dynamically. It'll give an extra boost in your videos.
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  • Profile picture of the author OnlineWorkIdeas
    For social media, use tools to grow quality followers by following relevant topic account followers (doesn't apply for Facebook). Then use Buffer & Hootsuite to automatically post to your social media account and to large social groups (Facebook groups, Pinterest groups, Google+ groups). That will save you a lot of time (but don't expect miracles). Join also forums and publishing sites where you audience is, post and interact with them. Try to get your link in high traffic sites relevant to your topic. SEO will bring you long term free traffic (but its not easy and will take alot of time). To apply On-Page SEO, search for 'Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide - Google', read it twice and replicate the same for your website (it worked perfectly well for my eCommerse site). Then work on the Off-Page SEO (backlinks).
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  • Profile picture of the author chrismitty
    Hi, sounds like you are looking for a quick fix, but really there isnt one, unless you have money to play with, which I see you dont. Here is my advice

    1.) Post daily on youtube. Weekly is not enough
    2.) Share your video uploades across other social media platforms. Twitter especially.
    3.) Make good use of keywords when posting socially so you reach the most targeted audience.
    4.) Visit a couple of other platforms like reddit, stumble upon etc to spread your word.
    5.) See how that goes, but keep posting your content. Traffic will increase as you gain more market exposure.

    Good luck

    Chris
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    • Profile picture of the author flyingSquirrel
      Thanks, good idea to try a few other social platforms that are more off the beaten path just to see what happens. I'm kind of afraid of Reddit because I feel like my content will be stolen and shared without credit more than on other platforms, but maybe that's just due to all of the memes that have come out of there!

      Would love to post daily on Youtube but I just don't know if I have the time to make it happen - at least not within the bounds of my current standards for the type and quality of content - the production and editing take time. But I'll see what I can do.
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  • Profile picture of the author Killua7
    Create fresh content and post your blogs regularly onpage-SEO, and good build backlinks lists for your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rory Singh
    Flying Squirrel...just like your name you are flying all over the place and not getting any 'traction' anywhere.

    This is a common problem that most new marketers face...trying to 'conquer' multiple beasts all at the same time.

    And...

    Believe it or not...

    Paid ads are not a quick fix.

    This is a common misconception among new marketers.

    It can take you months (3 - 6) just to learn (1) paid marketing strategy.

    And this learning will cost you $$$ just to learn.

    You mentioned social media platforms but what you need to understand is that each one of those deals are a full time gig.

    I dont mean that you need to quit your job in order to start getting traction from them.

    What I mean is that for someone who is not getting the results that you want yet...that you will need to put all over your focus into just (1) one of these ideas.

    I know some marketers who have already freed themselves from their jobs just using Facebook alone.

    The key with any of these ideas is to 'position' yourself as an authority.

    This will take sometime as well.

    You tube is also a very powerful vehicle if used properly but its also needs the majority of your focus.

    So I recommend that you rethink things and ONLY choose (1) marketing strategy, learn it and Master it!

    Now about your expenses...

    Just like all of us when we started out...

    You will have to pay out of pocket for those.

    Forget about profits for now and start focusing on skill sets.
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  • Profile picture of the author whitehat
    If you are good at making videos, keep doing that, for sure!

    It is what it is.
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  • Profile picture of the author mssupport800
    If you want to increase Website Traffic and Increase Social Profile Like, Followers then you must have to use a Like4Like type of website. I am using this kind of website and I am getting a good result from it. My GPlus Profile
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  • Profile picture of the author Xuxu HaNa
    CONTENT... It is possible to get huge traffic, without paying for ads. But for this, you have to need optimized blog portal and optimized posts.
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  • Profile picture of the author techellie
    Hi

    Here are some best way to get traffic, subscribers, followers, without paying for ads.

    1. Turn your images into an imgur.com album, and share it on Reddit
    Step #1: Turn blog posts into images
    Step #2: Turn images into an album
    Step #3: Submit to Imgur and Reddit
    2. Reshare your content on social media multiple times
    3. Tell readers exactly what you want them to do with your content (link/comment/share)
    4. Create shareworthy headlines
    A. Generate curiosity
    B. Use exclamations and power words
    5. Incentivize your readers to share or sign-up for your email list
    A. Offer a prize through a giveaway
    B. Offer information in exchange for emails or shares

    Hope it helps you.
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  • Profile picture of the author digiwolves
    Thanks for telling us that how we increase traffic without paying. If we work Dedicatedly then we get what we want.
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  • Profile picture of the author Maxxx333
    you can try to join some facebooks groups with content related to what you are promoting ,and try to reach the folks over there with good contents, also, you can try to join forums where people are interested on what you are promoting ,and also try to catch members attention over there with precious contents, where you could add some referals to your page, to drive them over there. P.S avoid to sound spammy!! Hope this helps. good luck dude.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tonester
    Steve B. said it good but I want to add my 2 cents.

    1. Do keyword research to find out the best keywords in your niche. Since most keyword research tools cost money, use the Google keyword planner. You have to sign up for Adwords to access this. Plust the search volumes are very general, but you can at least get some good keyword ideas.

    2. Post content often, either on a Youtube channel, or a blog, that is centered around those keywords. When I say often, I mean every single day, and if that's not possible, as often as you can.

    3. Join groups and forums in your niche and participate to get your name out there.

    This will build up your audience to massive amounts because of #1, your presence within your niche and #2, google sending organic traffic eventually because of your keyword research. However, it takes time at least 3-6 months to get decent traffic, and longer to get massive amounts. A lot of work up front for a big reward later.

    This tactic has been proven to work by someone you should be following on Youtube... Miles Beckler. Search Youtube for him and when you get to his channel, search for his 90 day challenge. You'll like what you see.
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  • Profile picture of the author fenikkusu
    Your best bet is following these steps:
    1. Research your competitors most popular articles and the keywords they are based on. You need to write about topics that are already proven to be successful.
    2. Write 10x content on those few select topics with a killer headline.
    3. Forget about social media, SEO and other things people tend to recommend. Instead get in touch with the biggest influencers in your niche and offer them to syndicate your articles that will bring huge value to their audience and traffic to their sites. Be smart in your emails. Show them that you love their work and you can give them massive value. Research the best ways to reach out to influencers to syndicate your content. Leave your link to your landing page in the syndicated article (or guest post) and leverage the huge (and sustained) traffic that otherwise you'd never get for free. Enjoy the quality backlink too.

    That's your answer basically. You are off to a good start with the massive effort you've put into your website already. These steps are finally going to make a real difference for you.

    All the best to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author james33
    Best quality content catch traffic from google, and google rank up site after having looked your effort
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel1000
    You're on the right path.

    If you can make daily YouTube videos with strong keyword research then you'll be onto something.

    The videos should be short - 90 seconds to 2 minutes - and focused. Just a single tip you can cover well.

    Blogging. Well, it works, but it's a bit more pay to play these days. If you have truly useful and interesting content then you can do outreach with good effects.

    The key is to reach out to people who'd be interested. If you're talking fitness then nutrition, lifestyle, and other fitness blogs are a good place to start.

    KNock on your competitions door. They love being mentioned. So mention them. They'll likely give you a share on social media because you're validating them.

    IT's a slog. A lot of rinsing and repeating.

    The reason most fail is because they give up waaay too early.

    for opt-ins, look at the common questions in your niche from a place like Quora or even a niche specific forum. The most pressing problems will come up over and over again.

    Social media, is mostly pay to play these days. I hate to say it but it's the simple truth. Even if you can only invest a few dollars a day, it'll yield fruits. Just make sure you're tracking it.

    I wouldn't advise spending much more than $20 a week or so since you don't have a product. You're spending the money on market research as opposed to lead generation and sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author Connann
    I think you definately are doing too much things.

    Lots of people told me: i have done 45 things to achieve the goal, no results, why?

    ...you have just said it!

    FOCUS on LIST BUILDING: use solo ads. or use ppc. Focus on ONE METHOD to Build a List.

    Use ONE YOUTUBE video with a strong cta TO BUILD A LIST
    OR
    Use fb ads to build a list
    OR
    use blog post promotion (BETTER NOT, if u don't have enough money it's useless).
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  • Profile picture of the author hoangcf
    oh If you want to increase Website Traffic and Increase Social Profile Like...
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  • Profile picture of the author reed91
    content good. It is possible to get huge traffic, without paying for ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author dizital hub
    It's important to choose the right advertising objective when you create a campaign on Facebook. Use this guide to find the best objective that fulfills your business goal.
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  • Profile picture of the author AlbertMethue
    Content is the king to get traffic but how you can use that content to get traffic. There are lots of business promotion ideas to rank your site at the higher level. Use online marketing strategies to get subscribers & followers or either you can do SEO off-page optimization for your website. Always share new content, new updates using SEO off-page & on-page techniques. You'll definitely get the traffic, Subscribers & followers.
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  • Profile picture of the author apmdesigns
    It could be that you are thinking of too many things at one time that is causing a form of overwhelm in the mind that in turn could be hindering your progress?

    A newish site suggests that the authority could be improved and the more authority you get the easier it is to gain traffic (generally speaking)

    Therefore I would probably start by:

    Action 1:
    Improving on-page quality score of your existing pages by updating the information. I have seen some pages rank on the second page of Google without any backlinks due to the amount of useful information added to the pages... of course that also depends on the popularity of the keyword / phrase you are targeting.
    - Use bullet lists
    - Use tables
    - Sub headers (using related keyword terms)
    - Images with file name similar / same as targeted keyword (breaks up the text on the page.
    - Related words to your targeted keywords (LSI)


    Action 2:
    Developing relationships with people in the same niche as you. You can offer them advice, or write for them, make them aware of anything broken on their site etc. Essentially what you are trying to do is set up a bartering system, where you can swap help and in tern you may ask for some back links.
    Note, it is important that they are in the same / similar niche to you. So when you get a link back then you are getting a link from a relevant site.
    An other way to get some backlinks is by creating some mega guides. Really useful, informative guides and reach out to people who potentially will be interested in the guide (likely they will link to you and / or even share socially)

    Action 3:
    You really want to be writing about things that interest people. This is half the battle. This is where most people get it wrong, they want to find ways to get traffic for their existing content, but it is likely they are not getting traffic BECAUSE of the content.
    I would use Google Trends to look at what topics are trending in your niche for 2018 and start writing about them.

    Good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
    "How do I get traffic, subscribers, followers, without paying for ads?"

    Slowly. Very, very slowly!
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  • Profile picture of the author ezjob
    SOCIAL NETWORKING
    Get a few accounts, but don't try to join them all

    There are so many social networking sites but I should have a good spread over the more popular ones. Thankfully, I learned to ignore the 'flash-in-the-pan' newbies that crop up from time to time. I have accounts with most of the most popular sites, and they get plenty of traffic for me to engage with.

    Make the effort to engage

    Initially, it felt like hard work to update each of the social media sites with relevant and interesting links to my website. The hard work paid off though, and I'm still reaping the rewards for work I did a long time ago.

    More and more people join social media sites every day. These people make new connections, and a whole new set of readers see articles and blogs that I posted months or even years ago.
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  • Profile picture of the author skylikemake
    Promote your product on Youtube and use power of social media
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  • Profile picture of the author FrankLee262
    Advertise - Sounds obvious right? Whether you use Organic Advertising or Paid Advertising, do it. I highly suggest building up your social media and forum accounts, like Facebook , Instagram, Twitter, Quora, Medium, etc, and start getting involved.
    Move! - Seriously, get social! Connect with a variety of people, search for similarities, things in common, make a discussion, a debate. Like, Comment, Share, ENGAGE! Be noticeable. Make a name for yourself. Remember: Good things come to those who work for it.
    Content - Quality content. A major thing, right? Whether you have a blog, brand-building, or a product-selling website, content is the thing that keeps the customer, or a visitor. Check the quality your writing skills, headlines, subheadings, articles... Try to improve and expand your vocabulary. Try reading a few more books. Start using a dictionary. Those are all advices on how to improve and make your content better, for the sake of your website.
    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - Yup, here we come. Have you paid attention on your page's general performance, load speed, CDN, Sitemaps (both XML and HTML), image sizes, alt texts, internal and external links, and many more trifles? Optimize the above, and look for many more. I think Google is your best friend here.
    I would appoint these 4 as the starting, and maybe the most important things you can do right now to boost your website traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Asghar rizvi
    Don't post to much links on your social media profile the ratio must be 80/20 means 80% without links posts and 20 % links otherwise your post reach down to zero
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  • Profile picture of the author taffie
    My thinking is if you are on social media you already have a following, you only need to know how to use it, i.e. how to speak to them, how to identify the right people to network and do business with and you will never have to pay for ads, it's called attraction marketing , you can then nicely turn them into subscribers very easily. Pay attention to what I have just said and you might just have found yourself a golden nugget.

    Best wishes!
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  • Profile picture of the author QuaziSazzad
    There are many ways to get more traffic. At this time social share is very useful to get more traffic. Next make youtube video and get a large number of traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Killua7
    1. You can try make more than 10 videos, each video should have subtitiles.
    2. Join some forum that is relevant to your site, put your signature into each comment with link to your site
    3. Learn and work SEO hard.
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  • Profile picture of the author John963
    Post great content to youtube that helps your subscribers (minimum 4 days per week) and after a while your traffic will start to snow ball.

    Do NOTpost a video unless it provides value, asking your email/youtube subscribers is great for content ideas and you'd be surprised what you can help them with.
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  • Profile picture of the author taffie
    Great suggestion, just the apprehension of making the videos stops many in their tracks.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Hi FS,

    Focus on 2 core activities: create and connect.

    If you want to get traffic you give value through your creating and connecting with top folks in your niche.

    Creating

    - write helpful blog posts
    - create helpful videos
    - write helpful guest posts

    Seems you are on the right track there.

    Connecting (this is where most people screw up)

    - promote top folks in your niche on your blog and social media
    - comment on their blogs in authentic, thorough fashion

    If you help big dawgs in your niche without asking for anything in return, for months, and you keep creating helpful content, you form powerful friendships with these influencers. Most IMers are too impatient, desperate or flat out scared to think about helping folks without looking for anything in return. Which is why few IMers are genuinely connected.

    Ryan
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason Kanigan
    Wow a lot of responses!

    Get Tom Addams' Month One WSO. It's all about free organic traffic.

    I have NOT used the SEO approach for the past 6 years online. Here's what I've done:

    Gone to where people were already, seen what they want, and offered that to them.

    Huh. I was going to make an enumerated list. But then it turned out behind each platform, that was the strategy I used again and again. Didn't matter if the platform was a forum or Facebook.

    Your job with organic traffic is to engage people where they are, qualify your target market In, and get them to come off that platform to your own "digital turf" where you control a whole lot more of what is going on. So...to a landing page. To your own group. To your own forum.

    In one form or another, content marketing has been valuable for me. I don't have to contrive a tactic: I speak to the problems real people share they are having...those problems that I can give a solution to. Could be in a forum post responding to someone's problem. Could be a video I post on YT or FB or LI. Could be an article on one of my blogs. Speaking of blogs, it's February now, isn't it, which means they'll need an update.

    Consistency is key. An example: I have been running a sales & marketing blog for 4 years. What have most of the people here been doing consistently for 4 years? Not much. Hopping from boxcar to boxcar on the shiny object train. Their belief in success is outside themselves, which is why they can't stick wtih something longer than three days...the faith in the shiiny object just runs out because it always does. Consistency comes from believing in yourself and committing to a good idea. Traffic, subscribers, followers...these come from believing in yourself, committing to finding and working with a target market, and not looking for gimmicks or shortcuts.
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    • Profile picture of the author anayb
      Originally Posted by Jason Kanigan View Post

      Consistency is key. An example: I have been running a sales & marketing blog for 4 years. What have most of the people here been doing consistently for 4 years?
      I second that. Most folks, including me, aren't that consistent. As it turns out you can't be much consistent with IM because of its volatile nature. The method/system which worked yesterday may or may not work today. Its frustrating sometimes. Who the heck got so much time to reconfigure everything because of a sudden Google update? That's the reason I personally never considered IM would be my full time profession despite I have been doing it (learning mostly) for the last 5 years, and I have been enjoying it a lot. I have automated everything from blogs to videos, and its totally passive. My bots made me consistent. I refused to trade my time. If everything goes well, I have to work hard full-time for another year or so, then semi-retire at 34.

      Punch line: consistency (real human involvement) isn't the key, but the automation. You cannot produce videos everyday for a straight four-year, but you can produce the same quantity of videos within the next four months, if you know how to automate everything like Silicon Valley style. Hope, it helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author tyronne78
    I would start a blog. Start creating useful content that solves people's problems.
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  • Profile picture of the author Amit Patel
    Since you want to do this FREE it is an uphill battle but not the one that cannot be conquered.

    You mentioned that you have 80 Subscribers. Which means that you are good at putting a Lead Magnet and Attracting People to Your List. This is a WIN for you. Because with this you can just focus on adding as many subscribers as possible to your list.

    Now these 80 Subscribers are here for some reason. You have given them something through all your content that they are interested in. You make them your ardent fans so much that they become your mouth piece.

    You create content for them in such a way and ask them to share the content on their Facebook and Twitter followers. When they share your post on their page it will be seen by all their connections. So you start getting traction.

    But Content is important. You have to really make very strong content which people like to share. This should be all your focus.

    In case you want to go through the ADs route then you need some product to promote. You can create your own product from your experience. Like may be an hour or two hour long video that will teach someone "How to Start Blogging" Explain the entire process of creating a website and then creating a blog etc.

    Now send this to your list as at a small price maybe $50. In that video you also link Tools like Hosting Service or Themes etc where you can become an affiliate. Even with 1 person buying the product you can make between $50 to $150. Use this entire amount only to get subscribers.

    With this amount you will get between 10 to 50 conversions. Yes always use conversion ads on facebook and keep your target market big. Let Facebook algorithm work for you. Always point the Facebook to your Lead Magnet Page and nothing else not your blog post, not your videos, not anything that does not capture the lead.

    You will slowly see that your List will start Growing. When you reach 1000 Subscribers. Things will start becoming better. You can identify some products like high paying affiliate programs and start promoting them to your list. These products have the ability to give you commissions upwards of 1K per sale. Thats when the entire cycle starts working for you.

    Online Business is the game of last standing person. So if 1000 people started blogging today. Those who will be successful will be the ones who stand the longest. And out of 1000 people maybe 1 or 2 will be there after a year. These 2 would certainly be successful by then. And then they will be like the Gurus teaching other people how to be successful.

    Best of Luck. Stay Focused. Stay Rich.
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  • Profile picture of the author AliceWallace
    Content is the key these days. Better content - better results.
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  • Profile picture of the author indigo74
    Use cultivation strategies,Discover the best time to post, Ask questions,Respond to comments/ Show people you are listening and paying attention
    What could be worse than going to a Facebook page, leaving a comment and then hearing nothing?

    People like feeling special and want to connect, so be approachable and let your audience know you are paying attention to your page.Use positivity,Embed your Facebook posts in your blog,Work to become a valuable resource
    If your content doesn't cause your audience to click-through, then your audience isn't going to engage and you will struggle with growing your reach.

    The value of your content goes beyond the value it provides. In other words, the right content needs to be posted in the right order to the right audience at the right time.
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  • Profile picture of the author wampcat
    You're doing what everyone does when they start to give up - you're saying "it's too hard". OF COURSE it's hard, if it wasn't then everyone would be doing it.

    Others have mentioned that "content is king". Yes it is. What they mean is that you need to create all kinds of content that provide value for people first. It can be educational, informative, but stop using social platforms as a distribution method for your ad. No one cares about what you're selling yet - you have to give them value first.

    Youtube: Put out 3 videos a week minimum. Do this for 2 years minimum before you even CONSIDER quitting.

    Facebook: Join many facebook groups around your niche (and start your own) and provide value. Do NOT spam anyone with your product. Become a thought leader and influencer. In other words, know your sh!t so well that others listen to you. Do live videos providing value. Study other posts around your niche that have done well and create your own content that is similar. Also, make sure you are posting plenty of facebook videos along with the live videos.

    Instagram: Make people laugh or cry. It's all picture based. Don't get to cliche with it, but study what others successfully have posted and once again create your own content to inform, enlighten, and entertain. Do NOT use this as a distribution platform until you've given so much value that you've earned that right. Make sure you create daily "stories", and make sure you do instagram live videos as well.

    Twitter: Be witty.

    Snapchat: Be witty, funny, and entertaining.

    Basically in a nutshell, put out 1000% more effort than what you are doing right now. It works. I've built my entire guitar pedal business around it.
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  • Profile picture of the author bassem
    Content is king but it takes time , if you have nothing to spend on ads at the moment, you can reach the same results if not better by creating high quality content constantly and videos to build your brand and try to be on all possible social media. If you do that in a period of 6 months you will get your feet on the ground and generate some cash to advertise back in your business.
    good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author Patricia Lynn
    Get more traffic to your website using SEO organic search engine optimations writing at least one post per week in your blog giving consumers detailed information about your business. Develop good relationships with new and existing subscribers who will enjoy your articles and look forward to opening your emails. Through email marketing, your customer base will grow where you can send out weekly newsletters directing customers back to your website. Facebook offers to advertise and now has a messenger app you can use to build a list sending messages to subscribers about your latest post. Get more traffic back your website through Facebook advertising, Messenger app and SEO strategies.
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  • Profile picture of the author rafiqul94
    Originally Posted by flyingSquirrel View Post

    SITUATION:

    Trying to build my hobby/passion eventually into a business

    Have a new-ish blog/website with some good content and trying to keep it going each week

    Doing Facebook / Twitter / Instagram daily for 3 months, intermittently 3 months prior to that

    Youtube channel about 10 videos so far, trying to start uploading 1 per week if possible

    Have an email list with free lead magnet that I'm offering in all social posts and on my website everywhere, have about 80 subscribers

    Just started adding affiliate links into my content to at least try and make a little money to re-invest back into things but I know it will take lots of validated traffic to happen.

    Social media is killing me, particularly the facebook page changes that have cut me off from my audience, not that I had much going on there anyway (only 300 Page Likes and low engagement)

    In general, having trouble getting traction, followers, growth, traffic to site, subscribers, etc.

    PROBLEM:

    I can't afford to buy ads, boost posts, pay for fancy services or tools, etc. Don't have much money, and don't yet have a product to sell or way to make money back (no ROI possible from expenses...yet)

    QUESTION:

    Without spending money, what would be the 3-5 most effective and impactful actions / tactics I could do (which are "up to date" with 2018) that just take elbow grease, to get more traction, more followers, more newsletter subscribers, more traffic to my website, etc.?

    I think my priority goals right now are quality website traffic, validated optins, and YouTube subscribers.

    Thank you
    I think you need promote but don't want to pay any money..
    Nice----
    For this you can do social media marketing which will 100% free way...
    Also you can design some social media ads which definitely gain the attraction and possible to get more traffic.
    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    Here is what I would do

    Step 1: Setup accounts with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Linkedin

    Those are the social media platforms where your target audience hangs out. I recommend you do some research to find out which one of those social media platforms you should be focusing on the most.

    For example, if you're looking to target millennials, then your time may be better spent on a platform like Instagram or Twitter, but if you were targeting baby boomers then you might find more success on Facebook and Linkedin.

    Every niche is different, and it's important to truly understand your niche, and your target audience.

    Not everyone will benefit from linkedin, but on the other hand there are niches where linkedin is the only platform you need to build a 6-7 figure business. So, the social media platform you should be focusing on will depend upon your niche and target audience.

    Step 2: Block out 1 hour each day to post content to your social media accounts

    Once you sign up to the social media platforms I mentioned above, then next thing you want to do is start to produce quality content on your newsfeed, timeline, etc...

    The reason for this, is because you want to attract your target audience by speaking to them directly.

    It doesn't matter if you've just created a new account and you have zero followers, because I will explain how you can get more followers below. It's important to have content on your profile so when you start getting followers, you will immediately attract your target audience.

    Step 3: Use a combination of articles, videos, and surveys to create value and engagement on your social media

    The biggest problem most entrepreneurs and businesses have is a lack or a need of more leads.

    However, if you focus your attention on creating value and engagement in your niche, then a lack of leads will be a thing of the past.

    Let's reverse-engineer the entrepreneurs and businesses that have an abundance of leads. What do they all have in common?

    Well, they all have created massive value within their niche, and people are engaging with their message, content, products, and services.

    So, if you want an abundance of traffic, prospects, leads, and clients, then you must create massive value within your niche, and get your target audience to engage with you and your business.

    One of the most effective ways to do this is by creating high quality content and communicating with your target audience by starting interesting conversations.

    You can do this by writing articles, recording videos, posting surveys, asking questions, and talking about topics that are hot and relevant within your niche.
    Get people talking about you and your business, by being bold and attracting attention.

    Step 4: Automate your social media marketing with hootsuite

    Now, if you don't want to spend hours and hours on your computer posting content to your social media, then I recommend you take advantage of this platform called hootsuite. Essentially hootsuite allows you to automatically post content to all of your social media at once.

    You can also schedule posts for the future. So, you can literally take a day to create some awesome content, and then use the power of hootsuite to schedule your posts to go out daily.

    This will allow you to create value and get people to engage on your social media profiles even while you're sleeping or out and about.

    I hope this was helpful and will open your eyes to how simple and effective social media marketing can be for you and your business.
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  • Profile picture of the author instamust
    If you want to focus on one platform, try Instagram or Pinterest. You will be able to reach a lot of highly targeted audiences by sheer work and without spending a dime. You have to focus on growing your account on both these platforms, to gain more targeted followers. They do a fantastic job of reaching a large audience for every post you make.

    Try not to make all the posts commercial. Build a personality of your profile. As you have a hobby-based business, I am sure you have a lot of content you can show to others. Actively engage with your target audience by hashtags related to you. This does the trick. Becoming an influencer in your field can keep driving consistent traffic to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author kaushaldhwn
    So, you are doing every single work which should attract the traffic but the problem you are facing is, You are not able to divert more traffic towards your website.
    I think you should focus on what your targeted audience searches for on the search engine. I mean to say that you should focus on the particular keywords which are normally searched by the people and work on them i.e. do SEO for those keywords.
    As much you will get the organic traffic on your website, you will see your website is changing its rank and going good.
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  • Profile picture of the author matopt
    Maybe check these links and see if there are any keywords that fit your niche. These words are pretty hot right now, if you don't find any keywords that work you can draw new lines and get different keywords. If you pick a topic that just became popular there won't be as much info out there as topics that have been around for awhile. Your blog posts and Youtube videos should get decent traffic even if the're not that great simply due to less competition. If you are always focusing on topics that have just become popular, you'll be ahead of the vast majority of other marketers. It's kind of like standing at the bottom of a mountain waiting for the avalanche that you know is coming. Good luck.



    https://www.google.com/trends/correl...=us#default,90

    https://www.google.com/trends/correl...=us#default,90

    https://www.google.com/trends/correl...=us#default,80

    https://www.google.com/trends/correl...=us#default,90




    You would probably want to stay away from these keywords:


    https://www.google.com/trends/correl...=us#default,90




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  • Profile picture of the author adaliadella
    use facebook ads and you tube
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  • Profile picture of the author emmawatson8855
    The concern of all of you towards affiliate is really helpful but this takes so much time to become visible to the large audience and it does not sure to give the best revenue. I will suggest to go with paid option.
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  • Profile picture of the author kevinfar
    You need to be creating content - investing your time vs. money since that is your situation.

    Go with youtube videos, instagram content and posting in facebook groups.

    All free ways of generating traffic which take up time instead.

    Kevin
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  • 1. Identify Your Ideal Audience
    Example: If your brand provides captivating, entertaining, interesting, insightful, provocative, meaningful and useful content about the hottest news and latest breakthroughs in the world of artificial intelligence, then your ideal target audience MIGHT include the following groups -
    * Professional AI developers;
    * Tech start-up founders and their development staff who are currently trying to conceptualize, build and promote AI products for their target markets;
    * Students and teachers of tech-related subject areas; and
    * Lead tech developers and IT staff of private organizations, universities and public offices ...
    > Note: Keyword is "MIGHT" because this'll be based primarily on your specific circumstances ...

    2. Get to Know Their Interests That Are Directly & Laterally Relevant to Your Brand, Products & Content
    Example: If your ideal viewers are tech start-up founders and their tech staff who are presently trying to conceptualize, build and promote AI products, then -
    * They might be interested in the latest frameworks, tools, open source implementations, modules or libraries, news stories and tested cases of AI products newly deployed for general public consumption;
    * They might also be interested in news, tools and so on for the platforms where the latest AI products can be created for and thereby provide optimum utility to its target users, i.e. Mobile, Web, desktop and wearables; and
    * They might also be interested in business strategies, marketing techniques and sales tactics that are currently working for other tech start-ups with AI products directly and laterally relevant to their current and future development projects ...

    3. Get to Know Where They Hang Out on the Web & Which of Those Online Places Are Directly & Laterally Relevant to Your Brand & Content
    Example: Using the sample ideal audience mentioned above -
    * They might be hanging out in relevant GitHub repositories where they engage in discussions regarding issues related to some of the open source implementations related to their current and future development projects; and
    * They might also be constantly visiting authority sites, blogs, Web forums, Facebook / LinkedIn groups and Youtube channels related to their current and future AI development projects; and
    * Same goes for online places that are helpful for start-ups in the tech space and various AI-related niches ...

    4. Determine How They Engage & Respond to the Content in Those Online Places Where They Hang Out
    Example: Again using the sample ideal audience above, many tech start-up founders and their development staff tend to want detailed and comprehensive information with step by step guides including visual aids as well as use cases, packaged in an organized structure; and
    Perhaps a few prefer entertaining video content that's quick and easy to consume because they just usually look for academic materials when they need more details about the subject matter ...

    5. Identify Which of Those Places Allow You to Mingle with Your Target Audience, Discuss Relevant Stuff with Them & Contribute Useful Content to Those Who Need Help
    * Self-explanatory ...

    After doing the things above for the industries and niches where you operate in, you can use that data to improve your brand, point of sale outlets, products, services, opt-in offers, content and online promotional campaigns ...
    * Notes: You can further optimize your results when the time comes that you can invest in paid advertising; and
    > I for one prefer to invest in paid advertising right from the get-go, especially when I want to test some things out and find more information about relevant things regarding my target audiences and how they engage and react to my content and offers - This is always part of my investment costs ...
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  • Profile picture of the author Ryan Born
    It's all about consistency. Consistency builds your brand and brings your audience back to you.

    Be consistent in all facets (social media, YouTube, blogging). I would also recommend recycling your social media posts to increase exposure for your other content. You can use a tool like Cloud Campaign, MeetEdgar, or RecurPost.
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  • Profile picture of the author 3936296
    I got from youlikehits
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  • Profile picture of the author Sioh Boon Yap
    Hi you can get traffic by postings good content in your websites. If possible, add some videos, photos that relevant to your content. For free traffic, you need to spend a lot of time and be active in social media namely Google, FB, Twitter etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author Paulo Ribeiro
    Many told u to move over social media but if you dont have a decent following that will not help you much.

    So i suggest simething 100% free that will bring you traffic.

    Its called Influent Marketing...

    In essence is asking to influencers of your space to share your content to their audience.
    Many will say no but some will say YES... its a question of persistence and consistency.

    The only catch is ... you need to have an amazing content to be shared.
    If you provide a lot of perceived value you are good to go.

    Spent all your time and energy in researching for influencers and make contact with them like huaman beings, not like an object that you want to use and abuse.
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  • Profile picture of the author Andre Slater
    What I have found in my long journey online is that most of the time people pick these social networks because everyone else says they are hot and the thing to do.

    My suggestion would be to focus on 1 Social network. The one you enjoy the most and then start watching the top people on your chosen network and find out what they are doing and incorporate it into your business.

    One social network and master just that one
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  • Profile picture of the author formatemataro
    Being able to position yourself in Google is not a short time task, you are doing well creating content and you have to keep it that way.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    Create something of so much value that other People will begin talking about it/Blogging about it/etc. and recommending it to their Friends ... Definitely not "easy" however something that often works.

    Really a Person should be creating something of great value anyway. (Not only will they make more money ― it will bring them greater satisfaction.)

    2C.
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    • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

      Create something of so much value that other People will begin talking about it/Blogging about it/etc. and recommending it to their Friends ... Definitely not "easy" however something that often works.

      Really a Person should be creating something of great value anyway. (Not only will they make more money ― it will bring them greater satisfaction.)

      2C.
      Are you, or have you done this advice? You've created something of so much value other people are talking about it?

      We'd love to see some examples and even case studies, sort of proof of concept.

      Have any?

      GordonJ
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by GordonJ View Post

        Are you, or have you done this advice? You've created something of so much value other people are talking about it?
        Nope. (Well not yet ...)

        I'm very much an "Apprentice Entrepreneur." However I am in the process of creating a Website that I'm hoping will go (somewhat) "viral." We'll see what happens. Personally I think "good advice" is "good advice."

        Jonathan
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        • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          Nope. (Well not yet ...)

          I'm very much an "Apprentice Entrepreneur." However I am in the process of creating a Website that I'm hoping will go (somewhat) "viral." We'll see what happens. Personally I think "good advice" is "good advice."

          Jonathan
          Ah, yes! Still, "In the process." Translation = "I'm a dreamer, not a doer. My process is never-ending, but I sure can talk a good game as well as tell others how to go about doing things I have never done, nor ever will do."

          Good advice is good advice. Do you have any to share?

          Just sayin' . . . . .
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

            Translation = "I'm a dreamer, not a doer."
            Several months ago I decided to begin working on a Venture titled "YourHealthyeBooks.com" ... Then as it evolved changed into YourHealthyKnowlege.com. And I didn't expect it to take so many months (not just designing the Sales Page but editing/formatting all the eBooks ...)

            I thought it would take a couple of weeks however I made the decision to stay with it no matter what ― and that is what I have done.

            So you can say I'm a "Dreamer" if you like ... However it simply isn't true.
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            • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

              Several months ago I decided to begin working on a Venture titled "YourHealthyeBooks.com" ... Then as it evolved changed into YourHealthyKnowlege.com. And I didn't expect it to take so many months (not just designing the Sales Page but editing/formatting all the eBooks ...)

              I thought it would take a couple of weeks however I made the decision to stay with it no matter what ― and that is what I have done.

              So you can say I'm a "Dreamer" if you like ... However it simply isn't true.
              My only goal is to motivate you through any anger I can get you to feel toward me from my constant derision of you. Something has to work and I'm willing to take the heat if it will get you off your dead ass. lol

              Will I see this project reach fruition before I die, or, is it a "work in progress in perpetuity?"
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              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

                Will I see this project reach fruition before I die, or, is it a "work in progress in perpetuity?"
                There's always hope.
                (Hehe)
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                • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
                  Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

                  There's always hope. (Hehe)
                  Hmmmm. Was perusing the dictionary in an effort to add a couple of obscure, but useful words to my vocabulary. Came across the word, 'hopeless,' the existence of which belies your statement, above. (He-he)

                  Belies. Now there's a useful word that you don't hear every day. :-)

                  Cheers.
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            • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
              Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

              Several months ago I decided to begin working on a Venture titled "YourHealthyeBooks.com" ... Then as it evolved changed into YourHealthyKnowlege.com. And I didn't expect it to take so many months (not just designing the Sales Page but editing/formatting all the eBooks ...)

              I thought it would take a couple of weeks however I made the decision to stay with it no matter what ― and that is what I have done.

              So you can say I'm a "Dreamer" if you like ... However it simply isn't true.
              So do you have any e-books and a website ? There is no reason you can not put a WordPress website up in a few hours. It will get your site index and running. Build from their instead of trying to make everything perferct !
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  • You can research buying keywords in your niche and write 100's of articles and presell pages targeting those buying keywords in your content, that links to your website or affiliate offers.

    If you are not prepared to buy traffic to send to your offers, then you are going to have to put in a lot of hard work to get targeted free buyer traffic to your offers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ged3
    Just keep doing what you already are, is it is successful.

    If you are making money from it think of using a virtual assistant. A lot of marketeers use these with great results.

    Best Regards
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  • Profile picture of the author edmondpogi
    I highly recommend using sites like it is FREE and i was able to get around a thousand youtube subscriber in less than a month. I am now using the free services to promote my money site.
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  • Profile picture of the author technikola
    There are Several Way To Get Traffic To Your Website For Free.
    ->Search Engine Optimisation,
    ->Social Network,
    ->Forums,
    ->Email Marketing,
    These things will help you to get traffic for your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author Thomas Hughes
    I have been finding the same problems with social media. One thing that got some good flowing free traffic on Facebook was joining loads of groups. I literally typed in working from home in the search and it presented me will loads of good groups to join. I then just posted via a free auto-poster to each group.

    The one thing you will have to watch out for when doing this is joining to many groups at one time. I got blocked when I joined 20 plus groups with in 10 mins. It seems to be a Facebook no no!! So I just do like 10 a day.

    Another thing to watch is not to get blocked for spamming. Even though I wasn't spamming I still got blocked for a week as people were reporting me apparently for posting too often to the same group. So you just need to post to fewer groups, make sure it is the appropriate group for your post and make sure your ads are different from time to time.

    To be honest I used ToolsStar auto-poster and I kept being put into facebook jail for spamming, so I now just do it manually in the evening whilst watching TV and not had a problem since. You just have to be careful!!

    If you have to million dollar sales answer for Instagram then do let me know, as I am crashing down that avenue!!
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by DawnDickinson View Post

      With an expected one billion sites on the Internet, it can be troublesome endeavoring to get through all the commotion out there to get eyeballs on your website page, item and substance.
      That's the whole point of choosing a Niche. No one is competing with the whole Internet ― Just a specific Niche/Market.
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      "Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity."―Joseph Sugarman
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