Five Brilliant Ideas for Traffic Generation

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The life of affiliate marketing business depends on traffic. No traffic, no site to exist. It will help you increase your click ratio and sales commissions. Here are the 5 ways to drive visitors to your website:

Blogging

Like a web diary where you can write interesting articles for readers. The articles you made can be use to link your readers to your site also known as back links. Back links can help you to improve search engine ranking. Register one of your blogs on www.blogspot.com and Google will promote your blog in 2 days with RSS feeds to gain more traffic.

Forums

A fun way to promote your business where you can post questions and answers to learn a lot and help others. Advertisements are not allowed here but you can display your email signature every time you post.

Viral Marketing

One of the oldest and best forms of marketing. You can give away an e-book on your site and have a couple of links and a full-page ad in the back for your product or service. Grant permission to your readers to give away the book and see this promotion snowball.

Social Marketing

One good example is MySpace. Myspace is now being used as a popular way of marketing products and services.

Article Distribution

A powerful way to promote your business where you can write interesting and informative articles for your readers. It will bring many visitors to your site. If you want to save time, visit www.moreniche.com to get many resources including free weekly content that you can also use for your article distribution.

Avoiding Affiliate Scams

Affiliate marketing helps you in making your business profitable and fun at the same time. The key is choosing the right programs. You can benefit with the good programs either be involved with scams that will not pay you for your hardships and owe you the commission you deserve in the end.

How to avoid scams: The best way to avoid these scams, do your research well. Consider these points before joining:

1. Does the company have good support? Do they answer emails and have valid contact information?

2. Do they have a valid offline address?

3. What % of commission do they pay; 30%-50% is the best.

4. Tracking system – this should be in real time and accurate.

5. Products should be well targeted for your market and of good quality.

Where to research:

1. Forums related to your industry. There are many savvy people who use the forums for reference. You can ask advice from others base on the programs they use.

2. Discussion lists.

3. Look into the program carefully.

4. Put the company name, plus the word scam, into the search engines and see what comes up. Use your own judgment, as sometimes these reviews may not be 100% true.

GOLDEN RULE:

Look before you join to prevent being victimized with these scams. It is advisable if you ask other people’s opinions. Do not rush, choose good reliable programs wisely that will give you the profits you want for many years to come.

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13 CommentsLeave a Comment

  1. Abhi Balani says:

    Hey Brian,

    Thank you for sharing your experience here in this post.

    I think, I should concentrate on forum, this where I’m lacking and with the eBook, too. :D
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  2. Great blog! Quite analogous are the many things you mentioned here. I enjoy reading your blog, thanks a lot. =)

  3. Hi Brian,

    This is my first visit to your blog. I’m really liking the content here. This post alone sums up the basics of traffic generation. I wish I had this post available to me when I first started out. It would have saved me a lot of time and effort.

    One more form of marketing that I am just getting into that I have only heard great things from is video marketing. I currently have 2 videos out, but plane to make more.

    Thanks for the info.

    Talk again soon,

    ~Jeremy
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  4. Nada says:

    Hi Brian,I am new in this page.I am very impress with your site and content.The font and some stuff are easy to navigate,aside from that i got additional idea about SEO,thanks to you :D

  5. Sälj Guld says:

    Those are the five classic ways of generating traffic, and they never fail! Sometimes it’s all about adding a new twist to what you do, or doing it differently to others though.

  6. Mahendra Yadav says:

    Blogging brings good traffic to your Products, but not only Blogging, there are many other ways to get traffic which you listed. Doing Marketing is also the best method to get good traffic to products.
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  7. Mike Woods says:

    Point #4 is one worth considering. I think that the search engines are increasingly placing importance on the social aspect.

  8. Stephanie says:

    Even if blogs don’t have a big audience, combined they add reach to marketing campaigns.
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  9. Mohsin Ali says:

    Forums and blog commenting is the easiest way to bring free traffic. Guest posting is also very popular now a days.
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  10. Joseph Mills says:

    Thank you for your great advice. I think I victimized by this scam. Only earned 10 to 25% of commission.

  11. Shalu Sharma says:

    Again great information on how to generate traffic. I need to explore the viral marketing thing. I am not sure how to do it. I will investigate further into this. Thanks for mentioning it. Thank you..
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  12. Reese says:

    These are very good tips. But what should be kept in mind is that you we cannot expect overnight success from these endeavors. They take time and consistent effort. You must first work on building a reliable and reputable online presence. Do not be too eager to advertise your site, else you will just be counted as a spammer.
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  13. Hey Brian,

    I think a couple more great traffic generating methods that could be added to the list are video marketing on sites like YouTube and using press releases. Getting your sites listed in directories can also be a decent source of traffic at times.
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