What is the best free traffic method? One!

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Hi everyone,

Erwin here.

I just want to ask you what in your opinion is the best free traffic method?

Name just ONE. The one we all should do everyday and which is the most effective!

Thank you.

And see you on top.
Erwin.
#free #method #traffic
  • Profile picture of the author RedShifted
    Absolutely, undeniably, without a shadow of a doubt.... the best traffic source in the world is:

    The one you have most experience with!

    Was my answer exciting enough for you? =]

    But seriously, for me, I generate lots of traffic from craigslist and youtube. For only 1 reason, I've been using those 2 for the longest. So I know how to use them.

    Someone will likely come in and say PPC is their best, because they know how to use it better than I do.

    Or facebook, because they know how to use it better than me and the next person.

    Thats why my advice is just pick 1, and master it to the point where it becomes your "safety net". Then move onto to learning another method. Master it, make it your second "safety net", then another ... and another. Eventually you'll have so many safety nets, that if you lose one, you just move back to the previous, while learning another.

    Sound confusing? I hope not.

    -Red

    ps. Don't try to master 1001 different techniques. For the first couple years, I'd limit yourself to 4-5 max. See how they work out for you, then change things down the road. But whatever you do, never stick with just 1 method forever and ever. Thats a great way to go out of business.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanoryan
      Originally Posted by RedShifted View Post

      Absolutely, undeniably, without a shadow of a doubt.... the best traffic source in the world is:

      The one you have most experience with!

      Was my answer exciting enough for you? =]

      But seriously, for me, I generate lots of traffic from craigslist and youtube. For only 1 reason, I've been using those 2 for the longest. So I know how to use them.

      Someone will likely come in and say PPC is their best, because they know how to use it better than I do.

      Or facebook, because they know how to use it better than me and the next person.

      Thats why my advice is just pick 1, and master it to the point where it becomes your "safety net". Then move onto to learning another method. Master it, make it your second "safety net", then another ... and another. Eventually you'll have so many safety nets, that if you lose one, you just move back to the previous, while learning another.

      Sound confusing? I hope not.

      -Red

      ps. Don't try to master 1001 different techniques. For the first couple years, I'd limit yourself to 4-5 max. See how they work out for you, then change things down the road. But whatever you do, never stick with just 1 method forever and ever. Thats a great way to go out of business.
      The amount of varied posts that followed this initial post just go to show exactly how accurate it is.
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  • Profile picture of the author dvduval
    Build a site people love. No better method exists.
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    • Profile picture of the author KaplanT4
      Originally Posted by dvduval View Post

      Build a site people love. No better method exists.
      I don't agree. This reminds me of what Henry David Thoraeu said over a century ago "Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door".

      That doesn't work these days. As long as you "wait" for customers to find what you have, no matter how amazing it is, you don't have a business.

      As for what the "best" free traffic source is - as has been said above, just use the search bar, and know that there is no "best".
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      • Profile picture of the author JMcGee2010
        I can't just state one for this reason. It's like income streams, I don' have just one. Let's look at it with an offline example. I own a restaurant and I only have one entry/way into my parking lot. Well the city comes along and decides to put a culvert in on and it is going to take a lot of time. What happens to my business? I have none.

        Here are the free methods I use:
        Google
        Youtube
        Facebook
        Twitter
        LinkedIn
        Articles
        Forums

        That way I have multiple entrances to my site and don't have to worry about Google coming along and putting in a culvert...LOL
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    • Profile picture of the author dukegman
      I'm a big fan of SEO as a source of traffic. I meant it is highly targeted, plus free! But if you also include paid methods in the list, PPC works really well as well. But in the end of the day, its all about what you're good at! Something doing wonders for me might not work for you. And something that turned out to be a loss for me, might do wonders for you (if done right). Getting me?
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  • Profile picture of the author willisk
    YouTube is a great method for getting a lot of free traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author ikhwanudin
      Originally Posted by willisk View Post

      YouTube is a great method for getting a lot of free traffic.
      but, youtube usually banned youte account that have alot of outbond link
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  • Profile picture of the author tirontheart
    Hi peerfly approved me what is the best way to advertise it
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  • Profile picture of the author mknowles2262
    I love facebook for my free targeted traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Ten
    SEO is good for traffic. YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn and Facebook are also good.
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  • Profile picture of the author CalinDan
    Best free traffic is paid traffic that pays for itself - unlimited and converting. No doubt!

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  • Profile picture of the author mervp
    The best method is to leech or divert traffic off of the biggest sites. Those are sites that have their own search engines, and are so big many people go there first and use the internal search engine to navigate to what they want, instead of Google or Bing.

    So just learn how to get people on YouTube to your videos, and from there to your url. Or, answer questions on Yahoo Answers related to your site's niche, and divert traffic to your url. Same for Facebook, Twitter, and so on.
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  • Profile picture of the author stevebcfc
    Blog and forum commenting can deliver targeted traffic, it is free to do but it takes time and effort to write spam free comments, the more quality informative comments you make the more traffic you get, simple.
    Most people give up after a while but if you keep at it you will get good results. steve.
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    Forum marketing is the best.
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  • Profile picture of the author jamesrich1
    If you had to choose one traffic strategy it would be content marketing. Content marketing exists in many different forms. The strategy that has worked best for me is video marketing with seo, and social media sharing. Videos that have taken me less then 3 minutes to do have gotten me thousands of views and targeted traffic to my website that converts from squeeze to sales to upsells.
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  • Profile picture of the author jasonellis
    My Best Source of Free Traffic? - Email Marketing - duh

    How do I get that traffic...

    My Other Methods:
    Youtube
    Yahoo Answers
    Forum Marketing
    Article Marketing
    Online Classified Ads
    Blog Commenting
    SEO - Backlinking site content
    Press Releases
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  • Profile picture of the author PalmTreeJack
    Video marketing for most sites... but guest posting for quality niche authority sites can't be beat for traffic and SEO!
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  • Profile picture of the author akowally
    SEO is the best for me. So far 75 percent of my visitors are new, meaning Google sends me new guys each and every day, for free.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ted_B
      I think guest posting, especially on high quality and high traffic blogs, works very well. Craft an incredible article and submit it to the right place and you can get many, many visitors to your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author WarrenPeterson
    The best is to build relationships with the key people in your industry or niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author MKCookins
    Facebook and Forum Marketing for me!

    But like mentioned earlier in this thread - the best traffic for someone can be totally different from someone else.

    Find a couple methods you think you would enjoy then put all your work into those methods - then test and tweak to get more visitors.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicolasmd2112
    YouTube, is one of the best. Especially if you can make a video that ranks.
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  • Profile picture of the author nawshale
    Hi.
    Social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc) for target traffic for me.
    It can give large traffic daily.
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    • There are so many good free traffic methods. It just comes down to being committed enough to follow through on a method to make it a successful one.
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  • Profile picture of the author hairextension033
    SEO is the best for increase the traffic on your site
    With the help of SEO u can submit your site on social sites where people
    will come to your site and the traffic will increase and your business will growth
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  • Profile picture of the author misteroram01
    Social media is the best option to get the free traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author KyleAckerman
      Originally Posted by misteroram01 View Post

      Social media is the best option to get the free traffic.
      IMO - I would pick this answer here.. Although, being able to harness the power of Social Media is a whole different battle.
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  • Profile picture of the author eternalsongbird
    Facebook is the best place of getting a huge traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    Quality writing - blogging.
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  • Profile picture of the author seobuzz
    Hey Erwin, you did not mentioned your best traffic source. What is it BTW?
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Greene
    Ethical ways are the best ways of gaining a lot of traffic. Different methods works for different sites. You may be getting success through SEO and others are getting success through SEM. The most important part is doing research about market and taking steps after that.
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  • Profile picture of the author erwin78
    Hi everyone,

    thank you for your replies. Some are really valuable.

    And my the best free traffic source is Blog commenting.

    But I use also others.

    Thank you and see you on top.

    Erwin
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  • Profile picture of the author FantaMan
    Redshifted is bang on the money here - you need to focus on what you know. And if you don't know any then invest your time into finding out what works best in your niche.

    Time is limited so you must focus on a limited number of techniques. Fm
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    • Profile picture of the author pavster
      Dont be a 'jack of all trades' and master of none....find the traffic methods that appeal to you/are good at and master those.
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  • Profile picture of the author fun8848
    Choose good keywords, do good seo work.
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  • Profile picture of the author leegs
    Originally Posted by erwin78 View Post

    Hi everyone,

    Erwin here.

    I just want to ask you what in your opinion is the best free traffic method?

    Name just ONE. The one we all should do everyday and which is the most effective!

    Thank you.

    And see you on top.
    Erwin.
    Hi Erwin,

    I used both free and paid traffic methods to drive traffic to my sites.

    If you are talking about free traffic method, then for me, it would be blog commenting. For all my campaigns, I will try to search for good quality, relevant and of high PR blogs. From the blogs itself, you have to go through the blogs to ensure that the content is of good quality and if the readership is high either in search engine like Google or Technorati or other search engines with at least 8 or at least 10 out of all. Then, you will have a great chance to get your site ranked well. But your posting to the blogs must be of good quality too and the link(s) that you have left at the blogs will result in good traffic in a matter of time.

    Once you have a decent traffic to your own site, you will have to persuade the visitors to opt in to your list with a freebie which is something of good quality too. After which, you will lots of opportunity to promote offers to the list that you have build from this stream of free traffic.

    Nevertheless, for conversion purpose, I believe paid traffic still converts the best rather then free traffic based on my testing.

    Hope it helps...

    Talk soon,
    Ray
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  • Profile picture of the author latestnewsheadline
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    For me is Google search.
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  • Profile picture of the author Terry Kyle
    Forum marketing.

    Find the biggest/best forum/s in your niche and build a trusted, credible profile there.
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    • Profile picture of the author jasonellis
      Forum marketing.

      Find the biggest/best forum/s in your niche and build a trusted, credible profile there.
      Hey Terry, don't you find that to be a bit time consuming verses the predictability of other traffic? I engage in forum marketing but I'm also involved in multiple niches. It becomes very frantic when trying to keep up with a multitude of forum sites. I take it you're focused in only one niche at the moment?

      Thanks for chiming in.
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      • Profile picture of the author Terry Kyle
        Originally Posted by jasonellis View Post

        Hey Terry, don't you find that to be a bit time consuming verses the predictability of other traffic? I engage in forum marketing but I'm also involved in multiple niches. It becomes very frantic when trying to keep up with a multitude of forum sites. I take it you're focused in only one niche at the moment?

        Thanks for chiming in.
        Hi J.

        It very much depends on the level of your business.

        For the starter/relative newbie, forum marketing is no-cost (apart from the time spent) and offers a super-targeted audience right off the mark.

        But even at a higher level, guys like Mike Filsaime and Alex Jeffreys still come back and do WSOs here once in a while so that says a lot about the power of forum marketing.

        However, as you rightly say, if you're active across a load of niches, it will probably prove too time consuming or ineffective if you're handing over the content posting on those to others.

        It may not be as sexy as Facebook widgets or mobile apps etc but forum marketing works - if it suits your business model/s.
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        • Profile picture of the author Gavin Abeyratne
          Originally Posted by Terry Kyle View Post

          Hi J.

          It very much depends on the level of your business.

          For the starter/relative newbie, forum marketing is no-cost (apart from the time spent) and offers a super-targeted audience right off the mark.

          But even at a higher level, guys like Mike Filsaime and Alex Jeffreys still come back and do WSOs here once in a while so that says a lot about the power of forum marketing.

          However, as you rightly say, if you're active across a load of niches, it will probably prove too time consuming or ineffective if you're handing over the content posting on those to others.

          It may not be as sexy as Facebook widgets or mobile apps etc but forum marketing works - if it suits your business model/s.
          Terry is spot on here, certainly it's the best universal answer to this question.

          Visitors that come to you through forums are highly qualified as there is a strong element of trust and social proof from your profile and reputation on the forum.

          Of course making random low quality posts won't yield great results, providing useful content and sharing experiences will.
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  • Profile picture of the author Anton543
    The best methods are search, PPC, traffic from closely related sites and forums, and I guess an email list when its sizeable. Lot of the social traffic is non converting, though good to have still.
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  • Profile picture of the author mlkottam
    Slow - Free traffic - Article/forum/blog
    Fast Paid method - Solo Ads, Ad Swap( if you list of traffic) Fast
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  • Profile picture of the author Claire Koch
    No matter how many answers you get here you've got to build your list and then use it correctly. Its not free you need to probably buy an autoresponder or learn how to save your list and reupload every time you get shut down on your shared server.

    If you want to go free the people who posted multiple free traffic tactics got it correct you gotta do it all to get the amount of traffic you need to really hit big like you would with a big well nourished list IMHO.
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  • Profile picture of the author easypr
    In my opinion the best & quality content in website. Or post or submit informative article in article submission sites & blogs.
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  • Profile picture of the author aizaku
    guestblogging guestblogging guestblogging, why I say guestblogging.

    you climb the serps with google. you drive traffic through the guest post. you build relationships with webmasters in your niche.

    DONE SON!
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  • Profile picture of the author kazim
    I get traffic for my business from facebook.
    I think it's the best free traffic method.
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    • Profile picture of the author connorbringas
      It really depends. For me, direct traffic. Work on your brand and you will dominate.
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  • Profile picture of the author fcebri24
    I have to say youtube without a doubt. Now it may be because I know it very well like one the warriors said, but also because I have seen what it has done to other people doing marketing through this media. In my opinion, it is also the easier if you are just starting out.
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  • Profile picture of the author jlcs
    Paid traffic... fast & deliverable
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Best free traffic method is blog marketing. You can rank higher for content on your blog than content on your website. My experience.
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    • Profile picture of the author W.P. Allen
      What you should do is pick a traffic method and work it until you've got it mastered. Then add another method to your marketing repeitroir and master that method. Do this until you have 3 or 4 working traffic streams. You want to make sure you're NOT just focusing on ONE traffic source because if one bites the dust you'll still have several others bringing in traffic.

      A few of the best free traffic sources right now:
      1. Youtube
      2. Slideshare
      3. Blog commenting
      4. Guest posting
      5. Social media
      6. SEO
      7. Document sharing
      8. Podcasting
      9. Squidoo
      10. Press releases
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    • Profile picture of the author hsbinmarket
      If we should answer only one then it is SEO, which includes many methods there.
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  • Profile picture of the author DanWestern
    SEO - Which happens to be the most difficult one if you don't know exactly what you're doing.
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  • Profile picture of the author reneesbertrand
    Guest Posting to high PR Blogs in your niche is the best technique so far to get instant traffic..!! and readership
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  • Profile picture of the author JeremiahSay
    There's no such thing as "free." It either requires time or money. Some people would say that time is more important than money. Then what's "free?"

    Well, maybe these will help you:

    1) Relationship building
    2) Video Marketing
    3) Syndication

    Never focus solely on SEO. That's a suicide mission. Sadly, I see a lot internet marketers are going for suicide mission today. kamikaze!
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  • Profile picture of the author multimastery
    1 simple traffic thatI would recommend is RSS feed syndication. Submit your RSS feed to as many RSS aggregators around the web and your content is bound to get picked up and syndicated all across the web - generating unlimited backlinks for you!
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  • Profile picture of the author kayfrank
    You need to find your own best method. Its not the same for everyone. Try out a few free methods that others has mentioned and track your results and see which one provides the most traffic. Keep using that method and try a couple of new methods. Test until you have got around 3 methods that bring you in traffic and focus just on those. Optimise them and they will be YOUR best methods.
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  • Profile picture of the author riksworld
    Social networking sites are get more traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author guzze
    Automatic/manual blog commenting and trackback/pingback submission.
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  • Profile picture of the author MonitorScout
    The following are best free traffic method that I do follow:

    Crete high quality back links for your site through
    Article Submission
    3 way link exchange
    Guest Blogging
    Social Bookmarking
    Quality Directory Submission
    Classified Ad posting
    Forums Discussion
    Question & Answering

    And with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to spread your message and post to more and more number of people.
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  • Profile picture of the author minimalseo
    There is no such thing as a free lunch To make the apparently free sources work for you requires meaningful investment of time and effort. Time being money, there is a cost attached.

    That apart, it really depends on your niche. SEO is like where you start, the A, can't ignore that. Youtube, Guest Blogging can bring you targeted traffic and are easier to do - with some time and effort put in ofcourse
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  • Profile picture of the author calexandru
    Facebook and twitter
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  • Profile picture of the author Royal Computer
    Facebook and twitter are good. SEO is the Best to get genuine traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author fatih bulut
    I cant figure out how you guys generate traffic from Facebook. i have 250 friends but no one is clicking my links
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  • Profile picture of the author Dain
    Hands down Youtube. For one product I averaged about 25 opt ins a day just from Youtube.

    (Of course paid traffic is better with a proven funnel, but I think the topic was intended for absolute free traffic methods)
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  • Profile picture of the author IMPromocoder
    Erwin, plenty of free traffic ideas you got here, wish only that free was easy..

    The 1 most important thing is to be creative when you try to drive traffic for free, because free means tons of competition!

    And if you're creative you can generate free traffic using almost any online marketing tool or method;many people mentioned Youtube but I personally love Vimeo, Your Videos Belong Here and find the crowd there more willing to explore my videos offerings.

    Many people mentioned guest blogging or posting comments on related blogs or forums, I personally also use this plugin to get traffic from related niches WordPress › Cross-Promotion Content Recommendations by Engageya « WordPress Plugins

    People mention social networks as if its easy to get new fans or likes nowdays that everyone uses the same methods. Once again you need to be creative and go to large sites like 9GAG - Just for Fun! or BuzzFeed and show presence , comment as your fan page and drive new traffic from outside the network to your page.

    And so on, for every method to drive free traffic, you need to be creative enough because free doesn't mean easy..
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  • Profile picture of the author owenlee
    Use forum marketing...it free and also targeted traffic
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    • Profile picture of the author danfac2012
      Free traffic takes a significant amount of time in reaching a good number which is not ideal for a startup. Paid traffic can be built as soon as the website is launched with different paid methods for purchasing traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author napoleonfirst
    Personally, I have been using WProbot with lots of success of course, my sites have around 10000 pages and I will send them thousands of backlinks via SENuke and other tools. Unique content targeting keywords with tens of thousands of searches in exact match will give you lots of traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author jinna2012
    Hi
    YouTube videos,
    Pinterest,
    Facebook,
    LinkedIn.
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  • Profile picture of the author MarcusJohnson
    The best free traffic method for me is social media. Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter. Has helped me market my services and products. Although it would take a lot of your time but its all worth it!
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  • Profile picture of the author raheelmushtaq
    Making nice content if you have good high quality content traffic is sure to come
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  • Profile picture of the author Niko A Berezkin
    I wish people would stop referring to SEO as a "free" traffic source. It's the one that requires the most time and effort. Time and effort are not free. Nor are the tools and resources needed for tracking rankings, building links, purchasing links, etc. etc etc.....
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  • Profile picture of the author Jubu
    I highly recommend Wanelo.com. It's an untapped source. It's like Pinterest except everything is a product. It's a great place to get traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author RachelLily
    Article marketing has always worked really well for me. I approach the main idea of the blog post (or wherever I want to send traffic) from different angles, and write up each angle as a different article on various article directories. My favorites are Squidoo.com, HubPages.com, and EzineArticles.com.

    One of the benefits of this method is that it gets your same basic message in front of a lot more people. Another benefit is that if you use profit-sharing sites like Squidoo and HubPages, you can earn some extra cash. It's a bit time intensive, but it's free, it works, and there are tons of article directories you can use.
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  • Profile picture of the author khooster1
    Hi,

    Forum marketing works best for me. High targeted traffic and high PR permenant backlinksfinder.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stripe
    I agree with several of the comments here. If you are not generating any traffic to speak of yet, start with one source and build on it. As you start to get traffic from one source, add another and another over time. Before you know it, you will have developed a steady stream of visitors to you site. Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author TravisO
    The best way to produce traffic is to engage in social media.
    Especially facebook.
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  • Profile picture of the author visimedia
    forum marketing is the most effective I know so far. It combines authority, social, and money all combined. =)
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  • Profile picture of the author paul nicholls
    for me it's my personal IM blog

    i have spent a lot of time building it up and it now gets between 100 - 200 visits per day all with free traffic

    i build my list from my blog, make product sales and brand my self within my niche

    it is easily the best free traffic method for me and i own the site so the traffic won't ever suddenly stop

    paul
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    • Profile picture of the author wealth1
      This forum for one and Craigslist will give you instant traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Amanda786
    In my opinion social media marketing is great way to generate traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author mystery22
    Write articles. You can submit them for free or you can go to submityourarticles.com and they will send your article off to 100 directories for $2. This is what i do and it works. Try it.
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  • Profile picture of the author mayagh
    Paid traffic ... solo ads
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  • Profile picture of the author infoway
    Originally Posted by erwin78 View Post

    Hi everyone,

    Erwin here.

    I just want to ask you what in your opinion is the best free traffic method?

    Name just ONE. The one we all should do everyday and which is the most effective!

    Thank you.

    And see you on top.
    Erwin.
    Well, I think for me, Guest posting is the best. Producing quality content in your website and then promoting those in the social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Pinterest, YouTube etc are the great method to attract huge amount of traffic to your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author tomerep
    Forum marketing still holds the number 1 spot for my highest converting traffic source. I really only spend time in forum although there are some other great options out there to capture different audiences.

    The biggest reason this works well for me is that almost everyone there is either building an email list or wants to start, which makes my blog super helpful to the people who click through to my site.
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    • Profile picture of the author johnorc
      Content And Distribution

      The more you share, the more traffic you will get. Submit articles to sites like eZines which will use and distribute your article. Try Youtube a give also! The more distribution, the more traffic!

      "SEO Traffic"

      Search engine optimization is probably the most popular and best way to get consistent targeted traffic to your website. The only problem here is getting a good ranking.

      Online Communities

      Community websites are great as a free traffic source. By actively participating in discussions online you can drive a lot of traffic to your website. People participating in forums share many of the same problems. To be a part of the community in your niche would mean that you can share knowledge, learn, and stay motivated. You can be of service to others, and get plenty of traffic in return.

      Start Squidoo

      As a marketer, squidoo will come in handy. It is loved by Google when it comes to search engine rankings. Anyone can post topics of their choosing on squidoo and the fast paced search engine results can drive in loads of traffic.

      Craigslist

      With Craiglist, you can post up ads for free. Google loves Craigslist and your ads can be indexed within about twenty-four hours. Not only should you expect to see search engine results, but views from the many millions of visitors that visit Craiglist everyday.
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  • Profile picture of the author fastcooler
    Traffic from good SEO ranking is #1 source, then YouTube, Facebook fanpages, guest posts on high quality blogs in your niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author charlier
    I think it has been said but the key is to focus on one method to start and stay with that. Once you are generating traffic you can then move on.
    So if you want train on youtube and then once you have that mastered move on to another one.
    I have found that if you jump too early to anther one you will end up knowing a little about a lot but not knowing a lot about anything really......
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  • Profile picture of the author Jenna619
    SEO and You Tube are my 2 Favs.
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  • Profile picture of the author SandraLarkin
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    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ands-tips.html


    There are good ones in here that work fantastic.
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  • Profile picture of the author jpsween88
    I feel like this is an over asked and non efficient question bc marketing results can vary simply bc the time of day it is not bc of what method. Plus some methods work for products while they wouldn't even make sense for others.

    For example: I can look up mlm / online marketing on FB and promote Pure Leverage all day for free and get people to sign up.... If i look for fat people and try to send them a message asking if they wanna lose weight I doubt that would create a sale
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  • Profile picture of the author MoneyKattz
    I can get traffic on demand from twitter, but it isn't enough to feed a person.

    -SEO can work but I would hate to have to rely upon it to get all my traffic, it would make me crazy.

    -Things like youtube, article marketing and seo are great over time.

    -classified ads, press releases, and forum marketing are great once in a while but I can't imagine using them all the time, it seems like the websites wouldn't be very happy with you after a while.

    If there is something else I hadn't mentioned worth mentioning I would be very interested to hear it.

    I think if you are actually serious about building a business, just use actual paid traffic or adswaps, outsource the rest.

    I hope that helps if so please press the thanks button thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Yahoo answers. Very simple answer questions and link your sites as a source.
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  • Profile picture of the author freotech
    This thread is like an endless loop where practically everyone saying the same thing :
    Google, Facebook, Linkedin..etc etc
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  • Profile picture of the author jivens
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    Youtube is pretty awesome. But you have to do it right, which most people don't.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nayyte
    I would say web 2.0 sites or creating a linkwheel.
    Guest posting is also a very good source of free traffic but it is tricky to find blogs that allow guest posting.
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    • Profile picture of the author explowable
      Originally Posted by LazyWeb View Post

      Social Media is damn hot right now so I am using Meme's . They work like gangbusters.
      How do you get the traffic from your meme's to your website or whatelse?

      best regards,

      explowable
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  • Profile picture of the author explowable
    Facebook!!! I you know how to use it ;D
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Moore
    I agree it depends on how fast you want traffic..i say paid traffic.. thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Affillionaire
    Free Traffic? One Source? Would have to say YouTube over Facebook ONLY because of the FREE value.....but I use paid Facebook traffic and KILL it!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author jpweb
    I have found that there is no "Best" single source. Over the years I have learned the most solid and successful strategy is diversifying your traffic portfolio. I have kept it a rule of thumb that if I receive more than 20% of my traffic from any one source I need to start working on the others and level things out.

    I have never had to worry about a Panda or Penguin crushing my day, or a site getting acquired and shutting down comments or any other reason. I get spikes, and those are bonuses, but rarely do I ever see a dip because of this method.
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  • Profile picture of the author JasonBennet
    I simply love email traffic. I basically will look for people who already have their own list of subscribers who might be interested in my offer and I will contact them to ask about buying solo ads from them. This is personally my favorite.
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  • Profile picture of the author ThorBorwick
    Originally Posted by erwin78 View Post

    Hi everyone,

    Erwin here.

    I just want to ask you what in your opinion is the best free traffic method?

    Name just ONE. The one we all should do everyday and which is the most effective!

    Thank you.

    And see you on top.
    Erwin.
    You are asking for what we all should do?
    Well..It really depends of what person you are and what skills you have.
    Some people like to write and some people like to create videos.

    If you are a writer I think forummarketing is just awesome. The best thing about forums is that you get a lot of targeted traffic,and there is no SEO to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author shifat
    For free traffic I use YT,social media & a bit of SEO.For paid I use media buy,ppc.This are effective methods to get traffic on a short amount of time.
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  • Profile picture of the author webcosmo
    SMM is the best one, as almost everyone is part of a social network, so this is a method that can`t fail. Of course others can't be ignored, and SEO is compulsory.
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  • Profile picture of the author WebCod3r
    Keep writing and engage with other blogger with in your niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author gonzotrucker
    A few weeks back I lost most of my Google traffic. I did not cry or wine about it. I went to my Twitter account, and started posting, tweeting, engaging with my followers. Within one week 90% of my traffic came back. Now most of my traffic comes from Twitter.
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  • Profile picture of the author Krisz Rokk
    Agree with Terry. It depends on the level of your business.
    To me it's content marketing; podcasting for highly targeted traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author georgefreeth
    We all know social media is great at all. But here I have also few tips regarding to this:
    Post More Content

    Referral Traffic

    Optimize for Local Keywords
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  • Profile picture of the author edwardmmp
    I prefer social medias, blogging, video marketing, classified ads, commenting and some paid ads. do that everyday and you will be rich in no time.
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  • Profile picture of the author bloggerd
    Iv just started using pheed.com traffic flow isn't to bad to say iv just started using it. It's free so I'd say its worthwhile giving it a try
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  • Profile picture of the author maxjpip
    This is really good, thanks to all of you now I have more traffic generations to test out.

    It really depends on what you like to do, you may like to write, make video, or get social with people. Just choose one to start first.

    For me, I get traffic from

    Forum(Free)
    Youtube(Free if you can make a video)
    Guest blogging (Free)
    Facebook ad and PPC

    So pick one and master it then move on to the next one or expand what you doing. Never give up.
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