How do you get traffic?

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Any type of cheap and reliable traffic sources still left?
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  • Profile picture of the author hotboy18
    I write press releases, articles and post on blogs to get most of my traffic. I try to stick with sites that's related to mine so I get targeted traffic. Best of all, it may take some time, but it's free.
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  • Profile picture of the author wfhblueprints
    Originally Posted by nerrutis View Post

    Any type of cheap and reliable traffic sources still left?
    Share your ideas!
    Facebook....

    Make a page.
    Share valuable content.

    Have a Blog...

    Post frequently...
    Share all content on Facebook page.
    Install FB Like plugin and encourage sharing.
    Install FB fan box.

    Repurpose content....

    Share to document sites.
    Share to video sites.

    Forum Marketing...

    Contribute to forum.
    Link in signature...


    These are just a few....but the key is to BE Consistent!

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    Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author visimedia
    Traffic online means to spread your website links across the whole net, web 2.0, articles, videos, podcasts, etc. Even with paid traffic, the concept is still the same: spread the website links across the net.
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  • Profile picture of the author H.Miller
    I use mainly article marketing. But I also do some video marketing and social media marketing.
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    • Profile picture of the author nicheblogger75
      Originally Posted by H.Miller View Post

      I use mainly article marketing. But I also do some video marketing and social media marketing.
      After Google wacked out Ezine Articles, my views went from 3,000-5,000 per month (almost 500 articles published) to 800-1000, and dropping.

      What a wack they took! HubPages, ArticlesBase, Buzzle, GoArticles and others were also affected. I had at least 10 articles form Ezine on page 1 of Google for good keywords and now they are past page 10!

      However, I get a ton of traffic from YouTube. I usually upload 1-2 slideshow tutorials and/or product reviews every day, and ALWAYS link to my squeeze page. I have almost 200 live vids, and I get anywhere from 30-50 subs per day just from YouTube.

      If you know how to do keyword research, and how to inflate your YouTube views, likes, and comments using services like Viewet and Fiverr, you can get a TON of traffic from there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Wilson
    Mostly organic traffic and forum signatures traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author dlauro
    The 2 of the best ways are article marketing, & joining forms, ware you can get back links to your site for free, there are also inexpensive services that will submit your site to directories to get back links for you site.

    Also you could start your own blog.
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  • Profile picture of the author rahman.warrior
    facebook , send friend request to live persons update wall !
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert Michael
    Post your site on Facebook/Twitter/StumbleUpon, post comments on blogs that are RELEVANT to your niche and leave your link, answer questions on Y! Answers and leave your link, try some PPC/PPV campaigns (such as Adwords/7Search/etc)

    There are millions of ways to drive traffic. You just want to make sure its targeted (people who are already interested in what you have to promote)
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  • Profile picture of the author mrinternational
    I am using Unique article wizard, SEnuke and MyArticleNetwork.
    build a link wheel and submit to the above mentioned
    Yes I know they are expensive you are looking at about 67 for UAW plus another 67 for My article network plus i think its 140 for senukeX or for a total of 274 a month which is a lot of money if you are not generating any online so.. for those of you who may not have that type of budget or only have a few sites to promote i suggest you do the following
    step 1 go to fiverr.com
    step2 pay someone to do the link submissions to the above mentioned
    ste3 enjoy the traffic and backlinks
    hope this was useful
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    • Profile picture of the author zlc000190
      Originally Posted by mrinternational View Post

      I am using Unique article wizard, SEnuke and MyArticleNetwork.
      build a link wheel and submit to the above mentioned
      Yes I know they are expensive you are looking at about 67 for UAW plus another 67 for My article network plus i think its 140 for senukeX or for a total of 274 a month which is a lot of money if you are not generating any online so.. for those of you who may not have that type of budget or only have a few sites to promote i suggest you do the following
      step 1 go to fiverr.com
      step2 pay someone to do the link submissions to the above mentioned
      ste3 enjoy the traffic and backlinks
      hope this was useful
      it is a good way,but can you take for a real example.
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    • Profile picture of the author Greg Jeffries
      Originally Posted by mrinternational View Post

      I am using Unique article wizard, SEnuke and MyArticleNetwork.
      build a link wheel and submit to the above mentioned
      Yes I know they are expensive you are looking at about 67 for UAW plus another 67 for My article network plus i think its 140 for senukeX or for a total of 274 a month which is a lot of money if you are not generating any online so.. for those of you who may not have that type of budget or only have a few sites to promote i suggest you do the following
      step 1 go to fiverr.com
      step2 pay someone to do the link submissions to the above mentioned
      ste3 enjoy the traffic and backlinks
      hope this was useful
      Thank you very much for sharing this. I'm a big Fiverr fan so I'm going to implement this strategy.
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  • Profile picture of the author World Marketing
    Youtube can be effective if you use it right.
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  • Profile picture of the author vivi62
    Hi
    I use signatures,twitter,article marketing and classifieds in certain forums.
    Regards
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    • Profile picture of the author Damian Kitchen
      Previously i have used fiverr to get traffic, i have also used viral listbuilders. Now i am using a different technique that hasnt been mentioned in any posts yet, and i find it hard to believe that no other marketers are using it that are posting in this thread, so maybe it is meant to stay underground. Sorry !!
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  • Profile picture of the author EricHall
    I think forum posting and blogs are the best way to increase your traffic. The more you are online the more traffic you will get.
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  • Profile picture of the author mdillingham
    I think I'm still new to it all, I''ve just been using craigslist and backpage. Bad ideas? I'm open to any suggestions!! Plus,how do I get ppl on twitter and facebook who will not just friend you and/or follow you, but ACTUALLY RESPOND TO YOUR POSTS/TWEETS AND INTERACT WITH YOU?? It seems to be from my experience that most ppl on twitter and facebook just follow you/friend you just so they can promote their stuff to you instead of actually building some sort of relationship. Anyone agree or disagree?
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  • Profile picture of the author purehatred
    Thanks a lot for the facebook ideas and youtube
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  • Profile picture of the author andynathan
    My blog gets over 10,000 visits per month from Seo, tribes, stumbleupon, and twitter. Want to learn more than contact me on my blog andynathan.net
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  • Profile picture of the author eskimoto
    i use twitter/facebook. for my market its enough
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  • Profile picture of the author JT0713
    I'v learn a great strategy from Kim Roach on how to maximize the use of your articles

    u can write up about 5 to 8 high quality articles and distribute it to those top Article Directories. (Article Marketing)

    then, u can put together a report or ebook (depend on how many article and the length of those articles) then submit it to those ebook sharing websites.

    after that, produce powerpoint slideshows base on the content of those articles and distribute it to slideshow sharing directories. eg. Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations and documents

    produce videos with those slideshows by adding ur narration and.......yea...u can probably guess by now.......distribute it.....and u know where to rite? youtube for instance.

    I think there r more ways to use ur articles.

    u can write it up by urself or u can hire some professionals to do it.

    the most important part is to make sure those articles u r providing are with top quality......and original.

    it can be free or if u outsource it.....the cost of articles seems pretty low to me compare with the long term steady traffic u r getting.

    hope it helps~!

    any idea about how to use ur articles?
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  • Profile picture of the author ayushgupta
    why not buy untargeted traffic from paytoclick site?
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  • Profile picture of the author nm5419
    Originally Posted by nerrutis View Post

    Any type of cheap and reliable traffic sources still left?
    LoL - You say that as if they got up and walked away somewhere! Try these on for size:

    adwords
    affiliate marketing
    article marketing
    back-end advertising
    backlinks
    banner advertising
    blog commenting
    classified ads
    content syndication
    contests
    coupons
    link exchanges
    ebooks
    e-zine submissions
    facebook likes
    forum commenting
    free stuff directories
    direct mail
    event attendance
    interviews
    joint partnership
    landing pages
    link bait
    local bulletin boards
    mailing lists
    magazine submissions
    newsletter marketing
    podcasting
    press releases
    product donations
    retweets
    sales page addons
    seo/sem
    social bookmarking
    software distribution
    sponsorship of an event
    sticky tools
    tradeshows
    usenet marketing
    volunteering
    yellow pages
    youtube marketing
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    Here is what works for us.

    1) study your competitions and steal their traffic *insert sniggering laugh here*

    2) Use PPC

    3) Get Joint ventures (nothing beats networking and forming relationships with others)

    4) Write articles and post them to different directories.

    5) Use CPA, PTC, PPV and other traffic networks. (trafficvance.com or adbrite.com)

    6) Use press releases such as PRWEB.com (the more you spend the more exposure you will get so make your PR as good as you can)

    These are a start.

    I also recommend you go and ask how a successful IM'er gets their traffic. But most of them will say PPC, and Joint ventures / solo ad. I do not know any rich marketers that use articles and free traffic. Get the targeted stuff baby yeah!
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  • Profile picture of the author kathleenrose
    Use social networking sites like Twitter, facebook, YouTube, Plaxo, Linkedin and others to get the word out.
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  • Profile picture of the author Guru_Marketing
    PPC is good for testing. JV Partnerships is best.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris Chicas
    These are all kick ass examples above. I'll tell you ONE way not to get traffic: Twitter. It seems to have the lowest conversion rate around.

    Here is a secret that many of us knows... A facebook page will help your Google rankings ten fold.

    After developing my unique brand name I saw quite a few hawkers try to beat me out of my number one spot for that domain. They would have succeeded it it wasn't for FaceBook.
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  • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
    Here is a list of what I use that is free and gets all my traffic now.

    This sorftware I got free in the War Room.

    http://www.warriorforum.com/war-room...-networks.html

    I also write once a week high quality articles that I post on Qondio.com and ideamarketers.com that get syndicated thus getting me very targetted traffic immediately and creating great backlinks.

    I also ping them then facebook, twitter and other social network them.

    I also did the traffic blasting backlinking and other things.

    Not only are these methods I personally use but many of my subs have
    used them with results too.

    Good Luck :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
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    Originally Posted by Christiani
    I'll tell you ONE way not to get traffic: Twitter. It seems to have the lowest conversion rate around.

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    LMFAO

    Yeah, cuz its not possible that you just have no idea what you're doing. Nooooo, that could never happen lollll

    Just because it doesnt work for YOU, doesnt mean that it doesnt work. end Quote.


    Wow! I get great clicks and conversions on twitter and facebook. I think it depends on the quality of your followers and how active you are with them. I don't over do the links and practice the 95-5% rule. 95% just information with no links and only 5% of the time make any offer.
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  • Profile picture of the author cb1803
    I use social networking sites, forum posting, guest blogging to drive traffic to my site. These are proven path to generate traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      I get floods of highly targeted traffic, without being dependent on search engines, and without spending any money, by having my articles syndicated as described here.
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        • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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          Originally Posted by JLA View Post

          Alexa, excuse this question but it's saving me from starting a new post. For people that are able to obtain the majority of their traffic in ways that you do, what harm is there in outsourcing back link building to complement what you do well?
          Not much at all - apparently - for now. But (a) we know that Google doesn't like anything that looks like "bought-in links", and (b) they've assured us that the 2011 Panda updates are merely the first stage of a continuing process of emphasising quality and relevance, so who knows what their policy will be on this subject in 2012? Considering the lack of benefit just from what people refer to as "diversifying your link portfolio", it's not something I'd fancy trying, myself.

          A business that depends on Google for its primary traffic, as so many Warriors have discovered this year to their great cost, is in principle only ever one algorithm-change away from a potential disaster.

          I outsourced some linkbuilding for a year or so. I just stopped paying for it when I realised that what I was buying was a drop in the ocean compared with the SEO benefits I was getting by the syndication of my articles to relevant sites (exactly as explained in the very last paragraph of the post I linked to, above).

          I'm not criticising my outsourcees, saying that: they were very highly recommended, and did everything they were supposed to do and did it well, but they couldn't get the relevant backlinks that I gradually built up just through article syndication. And these days, that matters more and more. "Numbers of backlinks" alone count for less and less, now.

          I've actually done better from niches in which I didn't outsource any SEO (I'm not suggesting that that's because it did any harm, just that the good it did is pretty limited and compares unfavourably, overall - that was just how it worked out, for me).

          Celente (just above) has made the other points I'd have made.
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            • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

              Thanks, Alexa. How about a follow up question or two?

              (1) When starting to promote a new website, how soon do you begin to see results or sales using the methods you put into play?
              About a week?

              I'll have three or four articles "ready to go" at the start, and even if I have a slow and unlucky start, one of them's surely going to bring a few hundred targeted visitors, at least.

              I choose my niches partly to be as sure as I can that that's going to be so, of course.

              The best sources can be ezine traffic, but for those you're dependent on their publishers' schedules and may need a little patience.

              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

              (2) It's not worth the trouble to outsource for such things as directory submissions, social bookmarking, pinging, the creation of supporting sites to build links to links already made, blog commenting, forum participation and other activities like this? The potential return isn't worth the expense?
              I do blog commenting (on relevant blogs), and participate a little in relevant forums which allow me sig-file backlinks, and sometimes I reply at Yahoo Answers for backlinks (have done well for "targeted, buying traffic" from there, always slightly to my surprise!).

              I'm doing those three things primarily for traffic, but obviously it would churlish for me to deny my awareness of their backlink value, as long as they're "relevant" places.

              Apart from that, no; it isn't really worth it to me. That doesn't necessarily mean that it isn't to anyone else, though. I'm not really willing to put too much time/effort/money into anything targeted specifically at Google traffic.

              Search engine traffic is just intrinsically precarious and unreliable, compared with article syndication traffic. It's a way of becoming dependent on Google and I do it a bit reluctantly. :p

              Admittedly, I say this knowing that eventually I'm going to get some good rankings because of the syndication of my articles to relevant sites, of course, as explained in the last paragraph of the post linked to above. And I admit that I do some keyword research - just a lot less than many people - and I do write the articles targeting some long-tail keywords for which I think I can rank, so that when they get syndicated, they'll "get me somewhere extra".

              But this is "afterthought traffic" for me. If Google de-indexed all my websites tomorrow, it wouldn't seriously affect my income. Obviously, I'd rather they didn't, though.
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                • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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                  Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                  has search engine traffic been precarious for you?
                  It hasn't, actually.

                  I've been lucky, because the Panda updates were so helpful to article marketers with syndicated articles, as it turned out: getting all the article directories out of the way made it a lot easier for our own sites to rank with their relevant backlinks, and took away the potential problem that EZA copies of articles could ever outrank our own copies. So I shouldn't complain.

                  Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                  (2) Have any of your sites lost significant rankings amid any of Google's updates?
                  I've had lots of "Google dances", as many people do, but I check my rankings a lot less than most people do, because they matter to me so much less, so I'm less well equipped to answer this question than most people would be, sorry.

                  Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                  (3) When doing research for your next website, will you actively build a list of targeted sites to contact unsolicited with the goal of getting your articles on those sites?
                  Well ... "actively" is perhaps putting a bit strongly, but I'll definitely take it into account, yes. (And ezines more so than websites, usually.)

                  Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                  And, if you do, is this a significant aspect of research and planning to get your new site off to a good start?
                  It's helped me ... but to be honest I've so far perhaps had a slightly more limited range of niches to choose from than many marketers, because I've also been selecting them partly according to the ClickBank products available (and I have very clearly defined selection-criteria for those, which I stick to pretty uncompromisingly because they've been really kind to me), but that's something I'm planning to be a little less concerned about in future (by diversifying more, and promoting more non-ClickBank products, too).

                  But I certainly take "estimated ease/difficulty of getting articles syndicated" into account in niche selection; yes.
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                      Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                      Alexa, thanks for the thoughts. Just a few more questions, please. I won't be offended with no reply.

                      (1) What criteria when choosing a Clickbank product to promote are you willing to be less concerned about in the future and why?
                      None ... I'll still be concerned, while choosing ClickBank products, about my product selection criteria (which are listed here), but overall I'll be slightly less concerned about selecting ClickBank products altogether simply because I plan to continue diversifying the products I promote, and to promote more non-ClickBank products. (Nothing "against ClickBank" in this - I'm just nervous "in principle" of having 90% of my income coming from the same source).

                      Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                      (2) Are there some niches you may enter in which you would not promote by article syndication, and instead just outsource SEO techniques because possibly the niche doesn't lend itself to that form of marketing?
                      No; personally I wouldn't do that, because "writing the articles and having them syndicated" are the primary skills I bring to my own table, in internet marketing terms, and at least for now I want to develop those further rather than diversifying my business model itself (and because I don't want to be dependent on Google - and particularly not to spend money on developing anything that's dependent on Google and risk having a business that's only one algorithm-change away from a potential problem - albeit that I've been lucky so far).

                      For myself, if and when I eventually decide to branch out into a different traffic source altogether, it'll probably be by learning about and testing PPC advertising as a traffic source, rather than by increasing the extent to which I aim for search engine traffic.
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                        • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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                          Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                          Thanks for the candor and reply, Alexa. Just two more questions, please.

                          (1) If none of your websites have ever been deleteriously affected by any of the Google updates that have occurred during your career thus far, why the trepidation over subsequent updates?
                          Mostly because it's something I can't ultimately control, myself, I think - I'm one of those people who likes to be in control of as many aspects of my own business as possible, and not to be dependent on situations/circumstances outside my control, whenever I can avoid that. The collection of threads and posts, even from experienced Warriors, bemoaning that "their entire business was dead" after the first of the Panda updates was enough to give anyone pause for thought.

                          Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                          (2) What do you think of those whose skills are in SEO?
                          I'm badly qualified to answer this! For my first year or so, I had the "ignorant layperson's difficulty" of not being able to tell who knows what they're talking about and who doesn't. It was only when I had some experience of my own, and had read a few up-to-date SEO textbooks, that I developed enough judgment to know much about it, really.

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                          Do you view such people as predominantly misguided scoundrels?
                          No - I think they're a big mixture. I certainly know some who don't fall into that category at all, but I think in a hugely popular, well-attended forum in which so many people are promoting various different kinds of SEO services, it would be surprising if there weren't also some who do. Don't you agree?

                          I've certainly seen some people here promoting SEO services (either in their sig-files or as WSO's or both) making statements I now know perfectly well to be clearly, verifiably, factually incorrect. No great surprise there, I think? In a place this size, it would be astonishing if that weren't the case, wouldn't you say?

                          Clearly many other members could also make the same observation (and sometimes do).

                          But there are mixtures of "better people and worse people" wherever one looks, I think? It's pretty difficult for the layperson to know, with certainty and confidence, even whether her own dentist is completely competent, professional and reliable, isn't it? I think it's pretty unarguable that there are going to be "better ones and worse ones", isn't it?
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                              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                              Why would any of Google updates give you, personally, any pause for thought if your none of sites were negatively impacted?
                              They perhaps wouldn't particularly give me pause for thought so much with the largely non-Google-dependent business model I have - they would with others, though. Mostly because how much Google likes/dislikes my sites is something I can't ultimately control, myself, I think - I'm one of those people who likes to be in control of as many aspects of my own business as possible, and not to be dependent on situations/circumstances outside my control, whenever I can avoid that.

                              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                              On the contrary, wouldn't the updates have bolstered your confidence in whatever methods were being used to build back links when you were having them outsourced?
                              Not so much, really, no - because as I mentioned above, I've actually done better, overall, for SEO with the sites for which I didn't outsource any backlink building.

                              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                              Other people's experiences bemoaning how their businesses were negatively impacted by the Google updates were just that: their experiences. Nobody can know for sure what anybody else was doing or is currently doing to promote their sites.
                              This is true, but one can hardly help forming some sort of overall impression (albeit a subjective and maybe not completely reliable one) of "what's going on" when so many people apparently share the same experiences, and when Google comments fairly publicly about its objectives (as they sometimes do, on their own sites/blogs, via Matt Cutts' blog/video clips, and so on - albeit sometimes slightly in the form of what Wikipedia might choose to call "weasel words").

                              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                              So their experiences don't have any relevance to how the Google updates affected your sites, which were not hurt.
                              Yes and no ... I think that's perfectly true regarding the specific details and specific outcomes of those specific algorithm changes: the general principle, however (i.e. that Google can pull sudden and dramatic changes and people's businesses can all-but-disappear overnight as a result) is clearly highly relevant to many of us, and obviously it highlights the underlying precarious and unreliable nature of "search engine traffic", compared with other forms. That's neither unfair nor unreasonable, is it?

                              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                              It sounds like you have had good success implementing SEO
                              It doesn't feel that way to me at all, and I suspect you're tactfully giving some credit where none is really due: overall I had pretty poor results from outsourcing backlink-building, albeit that later and in other niches I had some very good SEO successes which arose purely as a side-benefit of something I was doing for traffic rather than for SEO (the point being that in the case of article syndication, the sites which syndicate one's articles, wanting to share them with their already-targeted traffic, are almost exclusively relevant sites to one's niche - otherwise they wouldn't want one's content, obviously enough - and their relevance happens to be what makes their backlinks so enormously valuable compared with most others). Google, it seems this year, values relevance and quality above all else. Fortunately for me, and all those here (of whom there are many) doing more or less the same things as me. In other words, the SEO successes I've had (which I admit have brought me income) appear largely unrelated to outsourcing backlink-building, and to be honest not directly attributable to my "implementing SEO", per se, at all!

                              Originally Posted by JLA View Post

                              Your responses have been enormously helpful to me, Alexa. Thanks.
                              This observation actually puzzles me greatly ... but in any case, to be honest, I'm instinctively puzzled by a new member directing all his first 6 posts specifically at me (and when I was initially an incidental poster, here, in someone else's thread) with specific questions - that's not a complaint, at all: it's just something that puzzles me - perhaps pretty understandably, because (a) I think it's probably unprecedented, and (b) my in-box suggests that others also find it rather puzzling.

                              Anyway, belatedly, welcome to the Forum, JLA.
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                        • Profile picture of the author JudeS
                          You can also sponsor a flash game on flashgamelicense...to add to you kitty.
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                        • Profile picture of the author Guusn
                          I update my blog with unique articles, use SEO ON PAGE optimization and off page optimization.

                          one more, Pray
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    remember its not about just getting traffic its getting eyeballs to your site that are interested in what you have to sell.

    10 targeted customers visiting your site, is much better than 1000 people just thrown onto your site as LOOKERS! Infact your conversion rate on those 10 people will be much better I assure you of that.

    So the moral here is to get targeted traffic to your site. Go to the communities and the websites they hang out on online, the high traffic ones, and see if you can put your messages infront of them, and get them to to come over and visit your site. Do this properly and you can make a small fortune. We been doing this for many years now, and it .....is how you say....works like GANGBUSTERS!!!
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    • Profile picture of the author myob
      Over 90% of my traffic comes from articles written for syndicated outlets such as niche ezines, authority websites, blogs, and relevant offline publications such as magazines, trade journals, newsletters, newspapers, etc. During the holidays and special events I also often do extensive advertising in mass market magazines, newspapers, press releases and even radio spots. Traffic from search engines including Google have always been insignificant in my marketing model.
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  • Profile picture of the author GeoMasters
    Lately I've been doing youtube videos for traffic generation. They seem to be working pretty well. I've been getting lots of views. I recently started trying video spin blaster for making videos on the fly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fraser SellHealth
    Twitter/Facebook
    free traffic all day , highly targeted ( if you know what you are doing)
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  • I see we have some great points on getting traffic! The best form of traffic is your affiliates. I see know one talk about that! That's why it's important to create your on product. Make sure you capturing the email address, that way you have traffic on demand.
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  • Profile picture of the author clever7
    I’m getting traffic from creating Squidoo lenses, and this traffic is staying longer at my websites.

    I also submit articles to EZA, I post a daily article to my blog and I post my links at Twitter, Facebook, etc.

    I also use an automatic back-linking tool that helped my websites get more traffic without work from my side, but it is not free.

    However, nothing is enough… we face a fierce competition online, in all fields.



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  • Profile picture of the author rahulroy
    create a twitter account and share some quality content, engage with your niche and interact with tweeps having high klout score!
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanmilligan
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    It's alot easier to get high converting, targeted traffic than people think.


    I spoke to a guy before who's site only got 30 views a day but he still made 1 million dollars in his first year.

    His conversion rate was something ridiculous like 93%.
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  • Profile picture of the author matthewfermin
    You can try social bookmarking, forum posting, article marketing, video marketing, etc. There are many ways to get more traffic. Search the internet and you will find reliable sources there.
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  • Profile picture of the author alok24smart
    Facebook, Forums and Guest Posting are quite helpful to drive traffic to my site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Flowithit
    Join an affiliate program and get the recommended traffic sources for the offers you run with them
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    • Profile picture of the author kamendra
      For getting best traffic you need to submit our site url in high page rank site and article submission, social bookmarking, forum posting, blog commenting, link building & work on social networking sites like: facebook, twitter, linkedin & googleplus is very helpful for increasing traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author ebizplatinum
    One of my favorite totally free methods to generate targeted traffic is through JV giveaway events. I know it is sometimes time consuming to find and sign up for many events, that's why I was thrilled to find a free site which automates the whole process allowing me to join and manage multiple giveaways at once. PM me for the link to the site or you can download my free traffic report below which tells all about it.
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  • Profile picture of the author sunnyimrs
    hey..

    seo is the best source of free traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author chrislangley
    You could always try article submission to the likes of Goarticles and Ezinearticles, and blog commenting, failing that you could try PPC for short term gain with the likes of Adwords
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  • Profile picture of the author WiFi
    PPC or organic is the best IMO
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  • Profile picture of the author bluemontoya
    blog commenting, paid traffic, facebook.
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  • Profile picture of the author Juvv2096
    for me, the main thing i have done is targeted keywords for my sites that are relevant to what people are earching. the worst thing you cand o is not research your keywords properly.

    i go for all organise google searched traffic over paid things, or social sites etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author Petroley
    Quality articles are the the best, then you can pay for solo ads, make quality videos on youtube with your link inside description box, use social media...

    Of course if you want junk traffic then go to traffic exchange sites, and boost your analytics..
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  • Profile picture of the author owenlee
    I have been using blog commenting and forum marketing...the traffic is targeted and is Free...
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  • Profile picture of the author Fahu
    I do alot of facebook marketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author powerofschool
    I use to get the traffic from

    Facebook & Google ( 90 % of the traffic )
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  • Profile picture of the author Henlus
    Work on your organic ranking because this is the best form of free traffic. Because of the amount of work involve, you must do your keyword research first and use them in the anchor text of your backlinks. Take your time and identify sites with high page rank and high traffic and build your backlinks from them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Magnus Koenig
    You can get traffic for your site if you would just know how to advertise on all sites that you have accounts. Especially on LinkedIn, you can increase your visibility there and be able to get traffic if you work on it by optimizing your pages on your own, by leaving your links on your blog comments etc. Be active and visible, you cab get traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author ddDonPaul
    you can get free, quality traffic from forum sig. just find a large forum in your niche, provide the members free quality information, and they will come to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author HarrisonJ
    Lots of good ideas here. I have gone from focusing on search traffic, to trying to structure my websites in a way that allows me to buy traffic by having high converting digital products.
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  • Profile picture of the author seobuzz
    I don't think there can be any bigger traffic sources than Google!

    So concentrate on this without venturing on other, which will not work ultimately!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Eduard Stinga
    I get a lot of free and targeted traffic from just putting a small watermark on my work, at the end, somewhere small where it doesn't really interfere with the actual product. Btw, I produce videos, so that's what I'm talking about.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    There's tons of ways to get traffic. And i'm certain that this question has been asked in this forum over 1000 times. Question is... do you have the will power to put all of the traffic strategies you've heard into action?

    If you have a weak blatter and quit using the strategies learned after 1 week... then maybe you should try selling on ebay or amazon... or fiverr.
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  • Profile picture of the author ShivaLingam
    I get most of my traffic from my own SEO Strategies. I also have plugins that post my content to other websites like twitter and my facebook pages, but I consider them sources of backlinks rather than sources of traffic since I believe you must have a lot of reach (100,000+) to see decent traffic from social media.
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  • Profile picture of the author HarrieB
    post ads on adf.ly !!

    U will get approx 1000-10000 visitors for $5 based on your locations!!
    even if 20 people click on your advertisement and 10 are genuinely Interested and 2 convert, still its a win win situation for you!!
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  • Profile picture of the author affilorama-portal
    Post high quality content on your site regularly. Pinging, article marketing, forum posting, social networking, guest blogging and promote your site on Facebook and Twitter will also drive traffic to your site.

    All the best!
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  • Profile picture of the author aaaa33030
    You can join backlink networks like linkmarket and request link exchanges with owners of high page rank websites
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  • Profile picture of the author fatimah Sanni
    Cheap and reliable?

    SYNDICATION:
    Article syndication: Write a good, value packed article, instead of waiting for weeks for approval at ezinearticles, there are tons of sites that accept articles within hours, some in minutes.
    Google the following words and you will find sites looking for articles:
    "Become a Contributor"
    "Add Articles"
    "Contribute to our Site"
    "Submit Article"
    "Add Content"
    "Submission Guidelines" etc.
    Ebook syndication: write a mini report or even a compilation of your best articles (they must be related wrt theme), convert to pdf, upload to popular document sharing sites like docstoc, scribd, ebook directories and pdf search engines.
    Podcast syndication: convert your articles/reports to audio format (odiogo or related sites) and upload it to podcast directories podcast aggregators.
    write a step by step tutorial and submit to top tutorial sites.

    Link posts:
    This simply means linking another blog or blogs in a way that is considered valuable. there are several types of link posts:

    Suggest further reading i.e. include links after your posts to blogs that are dicussing related issue.

    Build a resource/rolodex: provide links of tutorials, tips, discussions by other bloggers on a particular topic
    Improve on someone else's post, for example if a blogger had previously written "15 ways to...", you can write "10 more ways to..."

    Link posts usually get passed around easily and that means cheap and quick traffic for you.

    Rank posts: A post that ranks some influential or popular persons in you niche based on some criteria.
    Link roundups: A collection of links from related website, google link roundups
    Offer content to hot membership sites
    Trackbacks

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