What traffic converts the best?

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Hello,
I've an Amazon affilate website,I tryed to use Stumpleupon,noce traffic but dosn't converts the best...
I'm working on social media but it dosn't seems to work.What other traffic source I can try?
*Of course I'm doing on page SEO to get organic traffic.
#converts #traffic
  • Profile picture of the author Mr. Ken Russell
    I'm having great results with Traffic Vance, Adwords & Bing-Ads.. so in a nutshell - paid advertising works
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  • Profile picture of the author curly sue
    Affiliate Traffic – Affiliates have been the #1 traffic source in our business hands-down. Imagine having 100′s of marketers driving traffic FOR you while you’re able to focus on higher leverage activities in your business.

    Guest Blogging –Not only do you get a nice windfall of very targeted traffic but you also develop priceless relationships with the top people in your industry.eg. SmartPassiveIncome.com,NetProfitsToday.com, FamousBloggers.net and ProBlogger.net.

    Solo Ads- With a solo ad, you’re sending a dedicated email to someone else's subscriber list. So it’s laser-targeted traffic and as long as you have your sales funnel setup correctly you should be good to go.

    PPC: Paid Advertising – This is similar to solo ads but instead of advertising in other people’s newsletter you’ll be advertising on their website.. Try Google’s AdWords or Microsoft’s AdCenter, but you need big bucks to start.

    Seo/Article Marketing- Some people might claim that article marketing is dead, however I sill drive tons of traffic with it… best of all it’s free!!

    Ad Swaps- Once you’ve grown a list of 500-1,000 subscribers,you can then start leveraging that subscriber list to grow even faster. You do this by ad swapping with other list owners.

    Forum Marketing- This is an ‘Old-School’ tactic that still works like gang busters! I’m always surprised how little people really take advantage of this.
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    • Profile picture of the author Hani D
      Awesome reply, thank you. Affiliate Traffic, Solo Ads and Forum Marketing are great ways to get targeted traffic to your website.

      Originally Posted by sexy sue View Post

      Affiliate Traffic - Affiliates have been the #1 traffic source in our business hands-down. Imagine having 100′s of marketers driving traffic FOR you while you're able to focus on higher leverage activities in your business.

      Guest Blogging -Not only do you get a nice windfall of very targeted traffic but you also develop priceless relationships with the top people in your industry.eg. SmartPassiveIncome.com,NetProfitsToday.com, FamousBloggers.net and ProBlogger.net.

      Solo Ads- With a solo ad, you're sending a dedicated email to someone else's subscriber list. So it's laser-targeted traffic and as long as you have your sales funnel setup correctly you should be good to go.

      PPC: Paid Advertising - This is similar to solo ads but instead of advertising in other people's newsletter you'll be advertising on their website.. Try Google's AdWords or Microsoft's AdCenter, but you need big bucks to start.

      Seo/Article Marketing- Some people might claim that article marketing is dead, however I sill drive tons of traffic with it... best of all it's free!!

      Ad Swaps- Once you've grown a list of 500-1,000 subscribers,you can then start leveraging that subscriber list to grow even faster. You do this by ad swapping with other list owners.

      Forum Marketing- This is an 'Old-School' tactic that still works like gang busters! I'm always surprised how little people really take advantage of this.
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    • Profile picture of the author Tyler S
      Originally Posted by sexy sue View Post

      Affiliate Traffic - Affiliates have been the #1 traffic source in our business hands-down. Imagine having 100′s of marketers driving traffic FOR you while you're able to focus on higher leverage activities in your business.

      Guest Blogging -Not only do you get a nice windfall of very targeted traffic but you also develop priceless relationships with the top people in your industry.eg. SmartPassiveIncome.com,NetProfitsToday.com, FamousBloggers.net and ProBlogger.net.

      Solo Ads- With a solo ad, you're sending a dedicated email to someone else's subscriber list. So it's laser-targeted traffic and as long as you have your sales funnel setup correctly you should be good to go.

      PPC: Paid Advertising - This is similar to solo ads but instead of advertising in other people's newsletter you'll be advertising on their website.. Try Google's AdWords or Microsoft's AdCenter, but you need big bucks to start.

      Seo/Article Marketing- Some people might claim that article marketing is dead, however I sill drive tons of traffic with it... best of all it's free!!

      Ad Swaps- Once you've grown a list of 500-1,000 subscribers,you can then start leveraging that subscriber list to grow even faster. You do this by ad swapping with other list owners.

      Forum Marketing- This is an 'Old-School' tactic that still works like gang busters! I'm always surprised how little people really take advantage of this.
      This pretty much sums it up. Great list.
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    • Profile picture of the author Manie Amari
      @sexy sue how's your squeeze page converting? Kinda curious since I've not seen a Squueze like that before.


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        • Profile picture of the author curly sue
          Originally Posted by sexy sue View Post

          @Manie Amari, neither have i, its doing great though. I suppose girl power never fails :-)
          neither have i, its doing great though. I suppose girl power never fails :-)
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by Manie Amari View Post

        Kinda curious since I've not seen a Squueze like that before.
        They don't always survive for long, Manie: when you use a trademarked word like "Facebook" in a domain-name, you often get a limited duration before their legal team eventually goes into action. That company is so litigous, and so zealously protective of its trademark, that it's even once sued someone just for using the word "face" in a domain-name!
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        • Profile picture of the author Manie Amari
          Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

          They don't always survive for long, Manie: when you use a trademarked word like "Facebook" in a domain-name, you often get a limited duration before their legal team eventually goes into action. That company is so litigous, and so zealously protective of its trademark, that it's even once sued someone just for using the word "face" in a domain-name!
          Yeah I've read the stories Alexa. Thanks for the heads up tho.

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  • Profile picture of the author x11joex11
    What is ad swapping about? I've seen this but not sure how that works, how does one swap lists? Do they swap lists in the same niche to sell products that have not been marketed yet to that list?

    How do you get affiliate traffic?
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    • Profile picture of the author Hamida Harland
      Could the problem be your site content rather than the traffic you're sending?

      I don't use social media that much myself so I can't really comment on how effective it is for conversions, but after taking a look at the blog in your signature I can see some problems (if this is the Amazon blog you're talking about).

      I realise English might not be your first language but spelling and grammatical errors, problems with sentence structure etc. can greatly decrease your sites ability to convert. Maybe get someone to proof read your content before publishing.
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  • Profile picture of the author MilkerFocus
    Originally Posted by CrisisCore08 View Post

    Hello,
    I've an Amazon affilate website,I tryed to use Stumpleupon,noce traffic but dosn't converts the best...
    I'm working on social media but it dosn't seems to work.What other traffic source I can try?
    *Of course I'm doing on page SEO to get organic traffic.
    Yes, social media it really takes time to build. you can try facebook ads. you can base on the sex, age, interest, martial status, work place...to choose your target audience. so it's good for you to sell your amazon product.

    By the way, you can buy $50 dollar ads coupon on Fiverr only $5. Try to test it, see how it works. The risk is low becasue it only costs $5 dollars.

    Hope my answer is good for you.

    Have a great day.

    Cheers,
    Marcus
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel B
    It depends on what you want to do with that traffic. For me, my best source of targeted traffic is Solo Ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author lastdual
    As an Amazon affiliate, paid traffic is likely to be a money-losing venture for most niches. You're going to need to do a lot of SEO and build up a large amount of free traffic, probably across dozens of sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author Corey Geer
    How did a single person yet fail to mention the word "targeted". It doesn't matter where they're from, how you obtained the visitor or what your website is about but targeted visitors convert the best.
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  • Profile picture of the author CrisisCore08
    It is all good ideas,however on my personal site most of them can't really help,I've a general niche,it will be hard to find forums to post on...
    Affilate traffic is nice but a small website can really use it?
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      Originally Posted by CrisisCore08 View Post

      on my personal site most of them can't really help,I've a general niche
      I appreciate that you won't want to say in public what your niche is (and I don't blame you, and am not asking), but what's a "general niche"?! The definition of the word "niche" revolves around specificity - exactly the opposite of generality, no? :confused:

      I must admit my instinctive thought, on seeing the words "I've a general niche", was "Then change it, and quickly".

      Anyway, I'm hoping you're not making the single commonest mistake that beginning marketers make, of starting off with anything related to "make money online" or "internet marketing advice/services".
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      • Profile picture of the author CrisisCore08
        Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

        I appreciate that you won't want to say in public what your niche is (and I don't blame you, and am not asking), but what's a "general niche"?! The definition of the word "niche" revolves around specificity - exactly the opposite of generality, no? :confused:

        I must admit my instinctive thought on seeing the words "I've a general niche" was "Then change it, and quickly".

        I'm hoping you're not making the single commonest mistake that beginning marketers make, of starting off with anything related to "make money online" or "internet marketing advice/services".
        No not at all.
        About the niche,lets say that my niche is Phones [it is not],I'm not going to cover only Apple's products or only phones,I will be covering everything that has to do with phones.
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  • Profile picture of the author TrafficBot
    No one mentioned this source which now is becoming more prominent with all the panda and penguin updates: youtube. It is I believe the third largest search engine after google and facebook. I have been on youtube for a few years now and it converts better than any of my other traffic sources.
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    • Profile picture of the author CrisisCore08
      Originally Posted by TrafficBot View Post

      No one mentioned this source which now is becoming more prominent with all the panda and penguin updates: youtube. It is I believe the third largest search engine after google and facebook. I have been on youtube for a few years now and it converts better than any of my other traffic sources.
      I'm trying to use YouTube,it is harder then I thought
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    • Profile picture of the author Hani D
      Originally Posted by TrafficBot View Post

      No one mentioned this source which now is becoming more prominent with all the panda and penguin updates: youtube. It is I believe the third largest search engine after google and facebook. I have been on youtube for a few years now and it converts better than any of my other traffic sources.
      Thank you for your reply, but I think it is not about You Tube, it is about using video as your main weapon because video really converts like crazy.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnben1444
    Originally Posted by CrisisCore08 View Post

    Hello,
    I've an Amazon affilate website,I tryed to use Stumpleupon,noce traffic but dosn't converts the best...
    I'm working on social media but it dosn't seems to work.What other traffic source I can try?
    *Of course I'm doing on page SEO to get organic traffic.
    For saying social media not working, i will like to believe you are not going about it properly.

    I implore you dig deep into any traffic source you want to do otherwise your might not be able to convert the traffic that come your way..
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  • Profile picture of the author locke815
    Direct traffic converts the best.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEO Haven
    Originally Posted by CrisisCore08 View Post

    Hello,
    I've an Amazon affilate website,I tryed to use Stumpleupon,noce traffic but dosn't converts the best...
    I'm working on social media but it dosn't seems to work.What other traffic source I can try?
    *Of course I'm doing on page SEO to get organic traffic.
    1. PPC (if done right)
    2. Guest blogging (on relevant, high-traffic blogs. Oh, and if your article kicks a**)
    3. Banner ads (not something that flashes a million times per second, use something that has a catchy title/phrase and keep it simple)
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  • Profile picture of the author MKCookins
    1. Social Media: you just have to learn the ins and outs of it
    2. Guest blogging / and Joining forums
    3. List Swaps
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  • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
    Anyway, I'm hoping you're not making the single commonest mistake that beginning marketers make, of starting off with anything related to "make money online" or "internet marketing advice/services".
    Don't agree with this actually Alexa. Of course I would mostly defer to your superior IM experience, said sincerely. If you start marketing off in the best way, with the most solid and tested information behind you, you'll be able to sell items in any niche! It's all about presenting the right products in front of the right sets of eyeballs in the most effective way. And I'm not convinced that IM beginners can't do this sooner rather than later!
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  • Profile picture of the author blillard
    You can throw as much traffic as you want a site but if you're not taking the time to properly split test your site for the best results possible I'm afraid you'll always have the same results. It will take testing with any traffic source you decide to use and what may work for some may not be the same for others. You have to always assume those who are profitable have taken the time out to get to that point.
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  • Profile picture of the author webtolight
    Guesting posting can definitely get you the targeted traffic.

    Sexy sue definitely nails it with her post...
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  • Profile picture of the author denysapu
    Originally Posted by CrisisCore08 View Post

    Hello,
    I've an Amazon affilate website,I tryed to use Stumpleupon,noce traffic but dosn't converts the best...
    I'm working on social media but it dosn't seems to work.What other traffic source I can try?
    *Of course I'm doing on page SEO to get organic traffic.
    Start a paid traffic campaign.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tyler S
    I suggest guest blogging as it is a valid way to grow your brand and name.
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    Alot of people are missing the point here.

    There is no such thing. I have tested and tested and tested till blue in the face for my several niches, and different traffic tactics work better for different niches and the way you communicate and the way audiences interact with each other.

    In the end, it comes down to massive traffic and tracking it like a hawk.
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    • Profile picture of the author Mercer
      Yeah, if you're using paid traffic it's definitely best to understand the demos that use it...eg, people who use Bing search are not generally in the same demo as Google users...

      And of course, conversion is not the same as ROI...targeting the U.S. on Facebook ads may yield the same conversion rate as targeting Peru, but you'll see higher ROI in the latter since your click costs are so much lower...
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  • Profile picture of the author sniperdomi
    I think it might not only depend of your traffic source, but maybe change your sale funnel.
    For me sale funnel is the most important aspect of a good conversion.

    Have you check if there are video on YouTube related to your niche, and that got a good amount of traffic?

    YouTube can be really powerful for reviewing product, because if you can rank your videos you will see an important increase of new targeted visitors to your site.

    Be consistent in your traffic generating and good luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author YasirYar
    You can turn to pay per click ads if you have the funds, and throw in some solo ads for best results.
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  • Profile picture of the author canada94
    If you have the budget, then I would go for some solo ads...remember the most important thing is to build your list, try some free and paid advertising and see what works for you... but if you have funds then paid is the way to go.

    Hope this helps


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  • Profile picture of the author cowloc
    I have still to find a traffic provider that converts to sales
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Traffic from EzineArticles still converts good. You gotta produce alot of articles for it though. Also, starting and promoting your own blog is a good idea. You will get good conversions from this too.
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    • Profile picture of the author SEOSteveO
      Believe it or not Pinterest traffic converts the best of all social media sites.
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      • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
        Q: What Traffic Converts The Best?

        A: The traffic that best matches what you're selling.

        I can direct safelist traffic (I know most people cringe at this) to offers that
        will have them falling over themselves to get them. For other offers, you won't
        even get a peep.

        There is no such thing as good and bad traffic in a vacuum. It all depends on
        what page you're sending that traffic to.
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        • Profile picture of the author tyronne78
          Originally Posted by Steven Wagenheim View Post

          Q: What Traffic Converts The Best?

          A: The traffic that best matches what you're selling.

          I can direct safelist traffic (I know most people cringe at this) to offers that
          will have them falling over themselves to get them. For other offers, you won't
          even get a peep.

          There is no such thing as good and bad traffic in a vacuum. It all depends on
          what page you're sending that traffic to.
          A better question would be:

          If I had X offer, what traffic source would I use to get the best conversions.
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  • Profile picture of the author TerranceCharles
    Solo ads is one of my best source, straight to the point direct subscribers and sales. Media Traffic from purchasing ads on related websites work GREAT too, more timely but once done properly, you can get a lot of targeted traffic. One of my campaigns cost $100 a month and over 500+ visitors a week to my squeeze page which has already paid for itself many times.
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