My Favorite Traffic Sources For Newbies And Everyone Else Updated For 2012

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My Favorite Traffic Sources For Newbies, And Everyone else Enjoy!
  • U.Sfreeads
  • Craigslist
  • Kijiji
  • Backpage
  • Blog Commenting – Comment on blogs related to your niche with a link to your website, or blog. Please do not spam! Post intelligent, relevant comments. I hate people that spam my blog be respectful!
  • Craigslist Forum – Hidden traffic source not many marketers know about that works very well.
  • Craigslist Blog – Most people do not even know Craigslist has a blog. Use there millions of users to your advantage, and post relevant comments on this high powered blog.
  • Youtube - Need I say more? Did you know that Youtube is actually the second largest search engine in the World? Your probably laughing saying this guy is an idiot. Stop laughing it is true! Even though Youtube is a video sharing website owned by you guessed it Google. People are actually using it like a search engine. Youtube visitors are using the search bar to search for videos just like a search engine. Why not take advantage of this and submit some videos with a link to your website, or blog? Choose a good title and you are off to the races with free targeted traffic. There are actually a lot of marketers on Youtube, who are earning a lot of money by just specializing in video marketing.
  • Youtube Video Commenting – Back to Youtube again ever look at all the top videos on Youtube that get millions of views? Why not take advantage of this by leaving relevant comments on videos in your niche that are highly viewed? If people like your comments they will visit your Youtube profile, see your website link, and take a look. Voila! Free targeted traffic just do not spam make relevant comments.
  • Warriorforum – This is the best internet marketing forum online bar none, and I have been a member there for a while. You will learn a lot of great tips there for sure so if you have not signed up for a free account do so quickly. I am Entrepreneurjay on there feel free to drop me a line. Add a signature in your control panel to your website, or blog. Every post you make your free advertising begins with a link to your website underneath every post. P.S. Do not spam you will be like Arnold Schwarzenegger and terminated! There are people making millions of dollars online in this forum take all the free advice that you can get.
  • www.honestworkfromhomesuccess.com -This online forum is like Warriorforums little brother they have great traffic levels and an active community. Be sure to add them to your arsenal affiliates!
  • Websitebabble.com – Lisa the owner of this forum is very cool, and she has a very active community.
  • Press Releases - Submit press releases for free to various press release websites online. My favorite is http://www.prlog.org For a complete list I found a great blog with 20 free press release sites. You can check them out here: 20+ Free Press Release Distribution Sites
  • Twitter – You are gonna want to sign up for a free Twitter account with a link to your blog, or website in your Twitter profile. I am not a big fan of Twitter but I do use it every time I update my blog with a new post.
  • Facebook – I am not huge into social marketing myself but there are plenty of successful people out there who earn a lot of money through Twitter, Facebook, Myspace ETC… There are like half a billion Facebook members so making a profile with a link to your site is a very good idea. Even if you do not plan on using Facebook in your marketing campaigns it will give you a nice backlink.
  • Ezinearticles.com – The biggest article directory online. If your just starting out affiliate marketing and your looking for free targeted traffic, and juicy backlinks, submit those articles affiliates! Ezinearticles is the king of article directories.
  • Articlesbase.com – I love this article directory they are on Ezinearticles.coms tail for the best online and it is instant approval. Great free traffic source to increase your income levels.
  • Goarticles.com – Great for backlinks, not to great for paying customers, but still worth submitting too.
  • Hubpages.com – I can go on and on about the various ways to earn money through hubpages . You can monetize your hubs through affiliate marketing, Google adsense, Amazon, and even Kontera. The hubs rank well in the search engines, and they are very pleasing to the eye. I have made quite a bit of money now, and in the past by writing hubs for hubpages. Take advantage of this excellent traffic source affiliates!
  • Adswaps – If you have already started an email list which I highly recommend by the way if you have not. The old saying goes the money is in the list, and that is 110% true! If you already have an email list and you want to increase your email list, and skyrocket your sites traffic check out Safeswaps it is one of the best investments I have ever made I make 10 times what safeswapscharges after the first months membership by using there service. If you set up a few adswaps a week this can really make you some fast money. For those of you who do not know what adswaps are it is basically you sending out a free offer to your list for another affiliate marketer in exchange for them sending an ad out for you. This works out for both parties to increase your list size, your earnings, and your traffic all at the same time.
  • Yahoo answers – Comment on questions related to your niche. After enough posts you can have an active link to your blog, or website, for a lot of free targeted traffic. Even before you have enough posts you can make a yahoo profile with a link to your website. If the person likes your answer they will be sure to visit your website.
  • Rss Feeds – Submit your blog to free rss feeds
  • Squidoo – Great backlink but they are not very affiliate friendly. I like hubpages a lot better – but never the less good for a backlink. You could earn a lot more money with them in the past but a lot of affiliate marketers still use them.
  • Traffic Exchanges – I am not a big fan of traffic exchanges first off. The quality of traffic they produce is low quality non-buyers. Most of them are freebie seekers with no advertising budget. Not the kind of traffic I want to attract to my blog. This is a business, and we are in business to make money. Not lose it! When I first started out years ago, I remember sitting at the computer viewing countless websites in exchange for them viewing my website. Oh, what a waste of time that was! Russian roulette anyone? All kidding aside. If your a beginner just starting out in the affiliate, or Internet marketing industry, try them out for yourself let me know what you think? Some marketers swear that traffic exchanges are great for building lists. Not the kind of email list I want, but too each his own. Here are a few popular traffic exchanges, if anything it is a few good backlinks to your site. http://www.trafficswarm.com @ Traffic-Splash free manual surf traffic exchange
  • Pinterest - You have probably been hearing the buzz going around about this site called pinterest a great free traffic source a lot of W.S.O's going around about this. Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. Pinterest allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. You can browse pinboards created by other people to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and share their favorite recipes.
  • Google plus - You all have heard of this one this is a great site to build up your email list if used correctly.
  • Linkedin - I am using this powerhouse for online Entrepreneurs more and more these days. Why? It is easy to add new connections, build your list, and most these people are business professionals with money to spend not freebie seekers.
  • Blogging - Only posting very high quality 100% unique content that can be spread around the internet like wildfire. Benefits: A lot of backlinks to your blog, a rise in the search engines, and a ton of free targeted traffic to your blog.
  • Solo Ads - If your building an email list solo ads can be a very low cost way to get a ton of new subscribers. Also if you buy the right solo ads you can make your money back and a lot more plus all the free subscribers you will get from your purchase. You really cannot go wrong with solo ads if you know what to look for.
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  • Profile picture of the author jeesteve
    It was nice information.

    How about pinging sites?

    How much they help in getting site/Blog indexed?
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by jeesteve View Post

      It was nice information.

      How about pinging sites?

      How much they help in getting site/Blog indexed?

      Pinging sites definitely helps out it gets the search engines to your content faster. If you use a self hosted Wordpress blog they should do that for you automatically. That is why Wordpress.org is the top choice for the top bloggers in the World so many great add ons you can use that helps with your Internet marketing.

      If you ping an article it will get indexed faster its always a good idea, unless you do not mind waiting a little longer.

      I use Pingomatic
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  • Profile picture of the author averagejenny
    Thanks for this advice E, this is great information for newbies. I am a super newbie, lol!! There are some things that I still don't know about but I am learning. I have used half of these methods and I will say they truly work..
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  • Profile picture of the author The Crog
    Thanks for the information. Great stuff to know.

    Can you suggest the best way to use Craigslist, or some resource I can get?
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  • Profile picture of the author mnonline
    Wow, great info. Very nice sharing. There are some options i know but some i haven't discovered.

    I wonder how usfreeads work. I'm currently a premium member at usfreeads. I still don't know how to monetize the ads to generate revenue yet. You got any ideas?
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by mnonline View Post

      Wow, great info. Very nice sharing. There are some options i know but some i haven't discovered.

      I wonder how usfreeads work. I'm currently a premium member at usfreeads. I still don't know how to monetize the ads to generate revenue yet. You got any ideas?

      Sure do! Read up on bum marketing and get your ads to rank on the first page of Google for your chosen keywords. Google the bum marketing method, its free to learn and check out. Then apply what you learn to the classifieds that you write. Good luck!
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      • Profile picture of the author Oyawuni
        tanx this info is more than useful for we newbies
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        • Profile picture of the author Richard Van
          Excellent information, I've just printed that out and stuck it up as a reminder.

          Amazing when you think you have it all sussed a bunch more options come your way. Couple of things there I've never used and a few I've been meaning to test but had forgot about.

          Thanks for the good info and the reminder.
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  • Profile picture of the author createdevelop
    Just my five cents on the matter, some of these are great, and others are a little bit of a waste of time for the return;

    Classifieds - Not bad for a quick link, if you can get ones that rank well for obscure niches. We have three or four we use in Australia for that, namely Locanto and Bondi Classifieds.

    Blog Commenting - We have had more success from using Blog Commenting to build links than traffic.

    Yes to YouTube - it is by far the best source of traffic you can spend your time on.

    The rest I would pretty much disagree with. Why not swap article marketing for using WEB 2.0 services like Blogger to build up other quality websites around your niche. Why give another website the traffic and backlinks when you can have it yourself?

    The one thing that has been two best traffic sources we have used are web directories and writing a blog. In some niches there are some directories that pretty much monopolise all the traffic. Also, when you write a blog, you can create something that really drives people to take action, rather than sitting redundantly.
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  • Profile picture of the author IMBT
    Good post...Thanks for taking the time to lay it out.

    YouTube is definitely an excellent way to drive targeted
    traffic...
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  • Profile picture of the author asimbawany
    Thanks, really found this information useful. Ive been thinking about youtube for a few days. I guess its time to put together some videos
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  • Profile picture of the author VeitSchenk
    entrepreneurjay up to his high standards, as usual.
    awesome list, now all you do is grab one you fancy,
    and make it work.
    If it's something that requires time before the results
    come in, take 5 of those and make them work.
    Don't even think about stopping it just because you don't
    see instant results. Keep plugging away until you've
    had at least 10 "thanks-but-no-thanks" from the market.

    at that point try something else. But don't take an initial
    setback as a "hey, this technique doesn't work", because
    they all do.

    some better in some markets than others, but they all have
    their merits.

    have fun

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  • Profile picture of the author magnd
    Wow! this is great. Hope you don't mind me keeping a copy.
    It will really serve as a guide.

    Thanks alot
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  • Profile picture of the author socialbookmark
    You have introduced good resource for getting traffic both for newbies and professionals. But most of them are classified sources. Can you list other resources too. And i want to know are these website really bring traffic for our websites or they can help us to make more backlinks?
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by socialbookmark View Post

      You have introduced good resource for getting traffic both for newbies and professionals. But most of them are classified sources. Can you list other resources too. And i want to know are these website really bring traffic for our websites or they can help us to make more backlinks?
      There is a good mix between article directories, classifieds, Youtube, Rss Feeds, Forums you name it I covered a lot of different effective strategies for you to apply. Blog commenting is another one of my absolute favorites I use quite a bit.

      And to answer your question these strategies will bring you both traffic, and high powered backlinks!
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  • Profile picture of the author malluscene
    Useful Information for newbies
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  • Profile picture of the author keonit
    Thanks will come in useful resource
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  • Profile picture of the author gentleness8
    This is great info. A lot of resources I would have never thought about.
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  • Profile picture of the author jmiezejeski
    Thanks, I knew about a lot of these but not all of them, but it sure is helpful to have them all listed in one place with your very informative deatail!! Thanks again do much for doing this!

    Juli
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin Goff
    Yahoo Answers is great for newbies (and veterans)
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by Nickitta View Post

      Hello!

      Can you easily put a link to your website in Yahoo answers? I know many people who have been suddenly suspended for doing so.:confused:

      You have to tread cearefully once you get to level 2 I believe your links are clickable on any question you answer. You can make a profile on Yahoo with a link to your website if that is all you are looking for is a quality backlink.
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      • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
        Originally Posted by Nickitta View Post

        Not even level 2... People have been suspended a few days after joining for putting a url address on a page.

        Yeah it definitely can happen, I am saying your links are not clickable till level 2. You can still put them in your answers but they are not clickable. I would use your own blog links sparingly and not on every question that you answer. Just play it smart that's all you can do.

        But yeah I hear ya they are pretty strict.
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        • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
          Originally Posted by Nickitta View Post

          I think that we can safely conclude that Yahoo Answers is NOT that great for newbies (and veterans)
          It still is a great traffic source if people like your answers. Even if you do not put a link in the source box they can still click on your profile that has a link to your blog, or website, for free targeted traffic.

          Like I said play smart and comment on posts that are related to your online business. If you put a link to your website, or blog in every question that you answer than yeah it will probably raise a red flag. If you do it moderately and answer questions truthfully you will get a nice amount of free targeted traffic for your efforts.

          Is Yahoo answers my favorite? No. but it does work if you play nice. It is just another tool in my arsenal.
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          • Profile picture of the author paulie888
            Originally Posted by entrepreneurjay View Post

            It still is a great traffic source if people like your answers. Even if you do not put a link in the source box they can still click on your profile that has a link to your blog, or website, for free targeted traffic.

            Like I said play smart and comment on posts that are related to your online business. If you put a link to your website, or blog in every question that you answer than yeah it will probably raise a red flag. If you do it moderately and answer questions truthfully you will get a nice amount of free targeted traffic for your efforts.

            Is Yahoo answers my favorite? No. but it does work if you play nice. It is just another tool in my arsenal.
            I have to agree, Yahoo Answers is just one advertising resource out of many that will bring you some traffic, but not a ton. It does bring you passive traffic over a long time especially if your answers are particularly descriptive and relevant. Also, I'd stay away from the classic black hat Yahoo Answers tactic of asking a question and also answering it, as that is pretty risky and not worth the trouble.

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            • Profile picture of the author Ehanson
              Great list. This should help newbies and even seasoned marketers get some more traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trieu
    Great list there. I dont actually know much about the craigslist forum. I will look in it
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  • Profile picture of the author amazingRay
    Thanks for the list, very useful information!
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  • Profile picture of the author adionline
    Great list, and I am sure some sites provide better quality traffic than others.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Hlatky
    Thanks for the list!
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  • Profile picture of the author luckyone2day
    That is very helpful! Thanks for posting those links. Facebook definetly is a great one that you added.
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  • Profile picture of the author hireava
    very informative... thanks for this tips...

    I enjoyed reading this topic and very helpful..
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Jones
    Not a bad list at all! Thanks for taking the time :-)
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    Thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Saluki Guy
    Wow, that's a greta list. I couldn't add anything to it. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author pauljyron
    Very profound list, thanks! How about RSS submission does it really matter?
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  • Profile picture of the author alanr36
    Great tips, I agree T.E's are not very targeted and most Exchangers are only hunting Click Credits that they use to advertise to untargeted viewers, who do exactly the same thing. "A vicious Circle"
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  • great information here! thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Trish Mullen
    Where would I go to find blogs to comment on and would you advise that we stick to only those in our niche?

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by Trish Mullen View Post

      Where would I go to find blogs to comment on and would you advise that we stick to only those in our niche?

      Thanks
      Trish
      Type into Google 100 top blogs in your niche that are dofollow. You should find a good list to start with by doing this.

      And yes I definitely recommend commenting on blogs related to your niche. You want targeted traffic to your sites that can convert into sales. Untargeted traffic does you no good.

      For building backlinks it is a little different it does matter just not nearly as much in my opinion. You want to link to sites with high pagerank, and traffic. But overall the more quality links you have pointing at your website the better. And the higher you will rank in the serps for your chosen keyword phrases.
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      • Profile picture of the author wrassie86
        Thanks for the great info!
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  • Profile picture of the author sidpoudyal
    Jay,

    There was one in there that I am REALLY surprised is simply being shared but I guess I am glad you did not go into too much detail about it.

    Kind Regards,
    Sid Poudyal
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  • Profile picture of the author Tangela
    Thanks for the great info. I was unaware of quite a few of them.
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  • Profile picture of the author BillLudwig
    Wow this is a great list, thanks. Several on there that I hadn't used or even heard of. Now I have 2 forums to watch
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  • Profile picture of the author foxtrot3
    Excellent post. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author relyonhim7
    This is a nice extensive list.. Thank you..

    Using just a few of these strategies would

    do a marketer well, if used on a daily basis..
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  • Profile picture of the author holy_spirit
    Thats a great post.

    TFS.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tommynewbie
    This is my first post thanks for the tips I appreciate it it should help me out a lot and I look forward to finding some great information in this Forum. I hear great things about it.
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    • Profile picture of the author cestrian
      thanks for the heads up great free traffic sources
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  • Profile picture of the author Bildeberg
    I find YouTube works surprisingly well. I stuck up a short video a while back that wasn't even designed to market... it was designed to show a colleague how to edit a photo in The Gimp (open source Photoshop). Before I knew it, I had over 12,000 views and about 15 people subscribed. I didn't even give it a decent title or ask for subscriptions. Crazy.
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  • Profile picture of the author AdmiralGloom
    Thank you for sharing, I will be saving this list :]
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  • Profile picture of the author Joel_Cowen
    Thanks for these resources, what are your experiences with PPV. If done right I think it could be an effective way of getting your site out there. Thoughts?
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    Super fantastic! I love it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris G
    Great post! Thanks! Not only for newbies. Everyone can benefit from alot of these.
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by Chris G View Post

      Great post! Thanks! Not only for newbies. Everyone can benefit from alot of these.
      You have a good point here.... It was just written for newbies that's all.

      They need a little more help than the rest of us more experienced marketers when it comes to traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dylan K
    nothing better then youtube
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  • Profile picture of the author james911
    excellent post man
    I was unaware of quite a few of them.

    by the way How much they help in getting site/Blog indexed?
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  • Profile picture of the author alanc3
    Thanx for the info, as a newbie it is a great help. I have used several of the methods you listed but i am not really sure how to track how well they are driving traffic to my website. Any ideas?
    Also i think i am going to go ahead and concentrate my campaign in youtube as i have not used this method yet but have been thinking how to get into it for a while. Got a few ideas now so time to put them into action.
    Thanks again

    Alan
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  • Profile picture of the author King Shiloh
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    Thanks for the list. I have been using some of them and I must testify that they are working very well.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nicoleangelface
    Thank you for the useful information! I especially like the hub pages tips! I'm going to open up a account with them. Thank you!
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  • Profile picture of the author dagaul101
    Great tips, Hubpages and Squidoo used to be easier to use but are now getting strict with affiliates, but still a great source of traffic and revenue if used correctly
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  • Profile picture of the author harro1
    You are right on traffic exchanges , traffic quality is poor. SEO,PPC, traffic is most powerful in my opinion.
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  • Profile picture of the author hottotrot
    Thank you so much for these tips I am going to bookmark this post. I am new here and I am gonna use all your traffic tips but I am really interested in getting more involved with Hubpages.

    Anyone make a living just using hubpages? That site is cool. Thanks again!
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  • Originally Posted by entrepreneurjay View Post

    My Favorite Traffic Sources For Newbies, Enjoy!
    • U.Sfreeads
    • Craigslist
    • Kijiji
    • Backpage
    • Blog Commenting - Comment on blogs related to your niche with a link to your website, or blog. Please do not spam! Post intelligent, relevant comments. I hate people that spam my blog be respectful!
    • Craigslist Forum - Hidden traffic source not many marketers know about that works very well.
    • Craigslist Blog - Most people do not even know Craigslist has a blog. Use there millions of users to your advantage, and post relevant comments on this high powered blog.
    • Youtube - Need I say more? Did you know that Youtube is actually the second largest search engine in the World? Your probably laughing saying this guy is an idiot. Stop laughing it is true! Even though Youtube is a video sharing website owned by you guessed it Google. People are actually using it like a search engine. Youtube visitors are using the search bar to search for videos just like a search engine. Why not take advantage of this and submit some videos with a link to your website, or blog? Choose a good title and you are off to the races with free targeted traffic. There are actually a lot of marketers on Youtube, who are earning a lot of money by just specializing in video marketing.
    • Youtube Video Commenting - Back to Youtube again ever look at all the top videos on Youtube that get millions of views? Why not take advantage of this by leaving relevant comments on videos in your niche that are highly viewed? If people like your comments they will visit your Youtube profile, see your website link, and take a look. Voila! Free targeted traffic just do not spam make relevant comments.
    • Warriorforum - This is the best internet marketing forum online bar none, and I have been a member there for a while. You will learn a lot of great tips there for sure so if you have not signed up for a free account do so quickly. I am Entrepreneurjay on there feel free to drop me a line. Add a signature in your control panel to your website, or blog. Every post you make your free advertising begins with a link to your website underneath every post. P.S. Do not spam you will be like Arnold Schwarzenegger and terminated! There are people making millions of dollars online in this forum take all the free advice that you can get.
    • www.honestworkfromhomesuccess.com -This online forum is like Warriorforums little brother they have great traffic levels and an active community. Be sure to add them to your arsenal affiliates!
    • Websitebabble.com - Lisa the owner of this forum is very cool, and she has a very active community.
    • Press Releases - Submit press releases for free to various press release websites online. My favorite is http://www.prlog.org For a complete list I found a great blog with 20 free press release sites. You can check them out here: 20+ Free Press Release Distribution Sites
    • Twitter - You are gonna want to sign up for a free Twitter account with a link to your blog, or website in your Twitter profile. I am not a big fan of Twitter but I do use it every time I update my blog with a new post.
    • Facebook - I am not huge into social marketing myself but there are plenty of successful people out there who earn a lot of money through Twitter, Facebook, Myspace ETC... There are like half a billion Facebook members so making a profile with a link to your site is a very good idea. Even if you do not plan on using Facebook in your marketing campaigns it will give you a nice backlink.
    • Ezinearticles.com - The biggest article directory online. If your just starting out affiliate marketing and your looking for free targeted traffic, and juicy backlinks, submit those articles affiliates! Ezinearticles is the king of article directories.
    • Articlesbase.com - I love this article directory they are on Ezinearticles.coms tail for the best online and it is instant approval. Great free traffic source to increase your income levels.
    • Goarticles.com - Great for backlinks, not to great for paying customers, but still worth submitting too.
    • Hubpages.com - I can go on and on about the various ways to earn money through hubpages . You can monetize your hubs through affiliate marketing, Google adsense, Amazon, and even Kontera. The hubs rank well in the search engines, and they are very pleasing to the eye. I have made quite a bit of money now, and in the past by writing hubs for hubpages. Take advantage of this excellent traffic source affiliates!
    • Adswaps - If you have already started an email list which I highly recommend by the way if you have not. The old saying goes the money is in the list, and that is 110% true! If you already have an email list and you want to increase your email list, and skyrocket your sites traffic check out Safeswaps it is one of the best investments I have ever made I make 10 times what safeswapscharges after the first months membership by using there service. If you set up a few adswaps a week this can really make you some fast money. For those of you who do not know what adswaps are it is basically you sending out a free offer to your list for another affiliate marketer in exchange for them sending an ad out for you. This works out for both parties to increase your list size, your earnings, and your traffic all at the same time.
    • Yahoo answers - Comment on questions related to your niche. After enough posts you can have an active link to your blog, or website, for a lot of free targeted traffic. Even before you have enough posts you can make a yahoo profile with a link to your website. If the person likes your answer they will be sure to visit your website.
    • Rss Feeds - Submit your blog to free rss feeds
    • Squidoo - Great backlink but they are not very affiliate friendly. I like hubpages a lot better - but never the less good for a backlink. You could earn a lot more money with them in the past but a lot of affiliate marketers still use them.
    • Traffic Exchanges - I am not a big fan of traffic exchanges first off. The quality of traffic they produce is low quality non-buyers. Most of them are freebie seekers with no advertising budget. Not the kind of traffic I want to attract to my blog. This is a business, and we are in business to make money. Not lose it! When I first started out years ago, I remember sitting at the computer viewing countless websites in exchange for them viewing my website. Oh, what a waste of time that was! Russian roulette anyone? All kidding aside. If your a beginner just starting out in the affiliate, or Internet marketing industry, try them out for yourself let me know what you think? Some marketers swear that traffic exchanges are great for building lists. Not the kind of email list I want, but too each his own. Here are a few popular traffic exchanges, if anything it is a few good backlinks to your site. http://www.trafficswarm.com @ Traffic-Splash free manual surf traffic exchange
    that's a good list! i'm definitely going to try Craigslist...
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  • Profile picture of the author altoro80
    thanks for the info really helpfull
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  • Profile picture of the author rusty1027
    awesome list! But could someone elaborate for me on how you can use CraigsList?
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  • Profile picture of the author pr5931
    Thanks entrepreneurjay for the long list. This will keep me busy for a long while. Do I do this for each new article posted?
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    • Profile picture of the author entrepreneurjay
      Originally Posted by pr5931 View Post

      Thanks entrepreneurjay for the long list. This will keep me busy for a long while. Do I do this for each new article posted?
      Do you do what for each article posted? If your submitting an article to Ezinearticles.com for example wait till the article gets picked up by the 3 major search engines (or indexed) Then resubmit it to the other article directories.

      If that is what you were asking.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mehak
    thanks for sharing I will have a look and maybe use some info
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  • Profile picture of the author wendymay1
    Thanks for the valuable information.

    Enough information to keep any newbie busy. I definately use craigslist & facebook.
    there are over 600 million users who use facebook.

    What a massive traffic booster if you know how to attract visitors.

    Ezinearticles is definately a great source of traffic flow. Post quality articles and see what happens?

    Well what can you say about the Warrior Forum. Probably the best IM Forum on the internet.
    What great resource of knowledge. Impossible to fail in the IM world if you hang around this Forum long enough. Many people have had there dreams come true with advice from the Marketing Gurus who are willing to offer help.
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  • Profile picture of the author nelaffiliate
    A very good list of resources!
    EZA has been extremely powerful for me. My articles contribute to the income I earn on a daily basis. Thanks for the list.
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  • Profile picture of the author cinaber
    Thanks for the list and explanations
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  • Profile picture of the author team74
    Maybe you should mention that you need 250 points on Yahoo Answers before you can pull any traffic at all!
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  • Profile picture of the author Ty Neal
    I have been seeing a lot of marketers talk about craiglist but I have not dive into it. awesome list entrepreneurjay would love to here how your using craiglist.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark R Carter
    I agree with everything here. You've got a lot of good suggestions to get people headed in the right direction.
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  • Profile picture of the author Radcliff
    Thanks for the post

    I have found some ways which I haven't tried before..

    Think they will work.
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  • Profile picture of the author sarahberra
    Thanks! I think youtube is one of the most lucrative sources.
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  • Profile picture of the author altoro80
    thanks i will try them, great information
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  • Profile picture of the author ellia
    Wow, thank you! As a total newbie, it's great to see successful affiliates actually sharing techniques. Thanks!

    El
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  • Profile picture of the author alphaxyz
    can anyone provide a comprehensive list of traffic source? this thread provides the major source but i'm sure there are many other sources. i'm a newb so pardon me for my appetite for knowledge and info

    thanks,
    Jake.
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  • Profile picture of the author hottotrot
    I have a question about hubpages if anyone can help me? I bookmarked this post a while back and pulled it back up to see if anyone can help me.

    Does hubpages still allow affiliate links? How are you warriors monetizing your hubs these days i need some advice back to trying out this internet marketing thing again. Thanks ......
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  • Profile picture of the author marknel
    Great tips..Thank you for sharing the two forums...they do have great traffic.Classified ads and document sharing will be the two things I would concentrate this week.
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  • Profile picture of the author jerrypohn
    Hey entrepreneurjay

    Your "Youtube suggestion" is one I have never thought of for some reason. Many thanks for taking the time to put this post up.
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  • Profile picture of the author Aviator Joe
    Seems like you've put a lof of effort making this list, good work!
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  • Profile picture of the author grandstar
    Craigslist is good. I made my first clickbank sale there without using any blackhat tactics.

    I think it was the richjerk.

    Unfortunately, I think its only the US classified sections has traffic and your phone number must be verified before posting. What do you do if you don't have a US number?
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  • Profile picture of the author nevrak
    Long list you got....thanks dude!
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  • Profile picture of the author bastion
    What is about that Craigslist? Is that really works?

    Or it just works for specific niches?
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  • Profile picture of the author Faithblaster
    I would focuse on list building, it is the best asset for the future you can have. Do some swaps here on Warrior forum, Digital point, Wicked fire, some black hat forums and special sites for swaps (f.e. http://safe-swaps.com). With a list of 50 000 targeted subscribers you could end your 9-5 work and be free
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  • Profile picture of the author ennia
    i need traffic sources for educational website, i don't know how to promote this kind of websites
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  • Profile picture of the author maxmed
    Very informative.Thanks for this list...
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  • Profile picture of the author wealth1
    Craigslist is best game in town.

    From the Craigslist fact sheet.
    Q: How much traffic does craigslist get?
    A: More than 30 billion page views per month

    Q: How many people use craigslist?
    A: More than 50 million in the US alone

    Q: How many classified ads does craigslist receive?
    A: craigslist users post more than 50 million new classified ads each month

    Take the time to learn to master Craigslist and it will payoff.
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