What would you consider to be a "high traffic" website/blog?

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Hey so I've been actively working on my site for about 2 years now, and I'm currently averaging about 300 "sessions" per day according to Google analytics. The average sessions has been slowly increasing.

Considering that it's been 2 years now, and I'm only at 300 per day, I have been getting kinda bummed out. However, I then realized that if I look at this on a monthly basis it equates to about 6000 sessions per month...which seems decent.

With my current monetization...which is a course and an ebook, I have been making around $1000 per month. I figure that if the traffic increases, then so will the monthly income.

Anyway, I'm just wondering what you guys consider to be "high-traffic"?

BTW, all of my traffic is from free sources such as Youtube, search engines and reddit. I'm still nervous to start using paid traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Meaney
    It varies from niche to niche - if you're in a small, tightly focused niche then you might not get crazy levels, because the market is small in comparison.

    You're converting, so you're doing it right.

    I know a guy who's pulling in 6 figures a year from 50 visitors per day.

    On the other hand, I've had sites that get 50,000 visitors per day, and make next to nothing.

    Personally, I would find ways to maximise the value of each customer - add upsells, downsells, find services to offer etc while advertising.
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    It depends on the Earnings Per Click value of the traffic.

    As Michael said above, people can earn $$$ from low volume traffic and earn basically NOTHING from tons of traffic

    It depends on how each click converts on average

    Also, factor in UPSELL potential
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  • Profile picture of the author Pratik Patel
    Hay,
    Traffic & Conversion is totally depend on many factors.
    Many times we seen than High Paid traffic even not able to generate good sales & profits.
    You need quality traffic to get your services/solution for their benefits.
    There are certainly many ways Free, Low Paid & High paid traffic.
    I suggest you shouldn't fee nervous to try effective cheap traffic strategy which help you lot.
    You don't need to pay higher for traffic but certainly paid traffic increase faster in compare to FREE.
    You should also monitor the traffics for retargeting & evaluating.
    There are many ways you can do it.
    Best of luck,
    Regards,

    pratik Patel
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    One that has a lot of visitors.

    Not just from blog commenting but from forums and social media as in Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube which you can put your blog and article links in every post / video you make.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Does not matter. To someone with no traffic, 10 visitors daily is high traffic. To a 400 a day blogger, 4000 sounds high. Focus on having fun, learning blogging, sharing value and stop getting addicted to outcomes, to see bigger numbers over months and years.
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    Originally Posted by Bkelly301 View Post

    Hey so I've been actively working on my site for about 2 years now, and I'm currently averaging about 300 "sessions" per day according to Google analytics. The average sessions has been slowly increasing.

    Considering that it's been 2 years now, and I'm only at 300 per day, I have been getting kinda bummed out. However, I then realized that if I look at this on a monthly basis it equates to about 6000 sessions per month...which seems decent.

    With my current monetization...which is a course and an ebook, I have been making around $1000 per month. I figure that if the traffic increases, then so will the monthly income.

    Anyway, I'm just wondering what you guys consider to be "high-traffic"?

    BTW, all of my traffic is from free sources such as Youtube, search engines and reddit. I'm still nervous to start using paid traffic.

    Two things...


    First, do you realize that at $1000 per month, you are making more than most of the people claiming to be experts and selling courses here? And definitely more than 99% of the posters.


    Second, traffic volume isn't everything. I know a company whose website gets less than 150 visitors per month. They are on track to do $2 million in sales this year.
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  • You said you are making $1000/mo.

    For example, if you want to make $5000/mo (the amount really depends on you), in this case, you should 5times the number of Youtube VD's, the number of Articles you have and the number of Reddit posts you have.

    That's pretty much how scaling works: You look for what's working and you multiply it.

    Rember to make even more money by building a mailing list! You could get about 30 leads per with that traffic when you start offering freebies per opt-in.

    I wish you good luck and much success!
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  • Profile picture of the author MyContentDealer
    It's all relative. Compare yourself to the top sites in your niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author drewbieX
    If you're pulling $1,000/mo then just start small with paid traffic. Put 10% of earnings toward testing with paid traffic for the next 3 months and see what happens. Worst case is you're out $300. It's pocket change in the long run. Chances are you'll at least break even because you know what you're doing since you're able to convert. If you drop $100 in advertising to make $200, then you can keep doing that until you target every relevant source of paid traffic. Don't sell yourself short and feel nervous to take small, calculated risks that could have huge rewards.
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  • Profile picture of the author alaxedk
    I don't care about the visits, I care about the money.
    300 visits per day are really low for me but the $1000 per month are perfect!
    So just work your way and make that 1k month into 10k! Then we can call it high traffic.
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