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All about traffic

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by HaRRo, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. HaRRo

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    Getting F'ing Traffic
    By HaRRo​

    Traffic has to the the main thing you need in affiliate marketing, you need it, you want more of it, and you want quality traffic.

    This small guide I will write a few things you might need, come across or find interesting.
    Also if you find this crap, un-useful please disregard the post, as i want to get through as much of this weeks questions as possible. So all the newbies know where to start.​


    There are 6 forms of traffic that i will talk about

    1. Startup page traffic.
    This is normally called your browsers homepage, just like Google, MSN, Yahoo, search usually the first page you see when you load your browser. Now theres many ways to do this, you can set some scripts or buttons on your page, or try to force it with many tricks to make the end-user set your page as your homepage.
    The most profitable method for this is to throw up your own search engine with adsense ads or XML ppc companies search scripts. All are profitable but it would only work if it was good, and you dont want to throw just a crappy page up as you will annoy newbies who dont know how to change it to whatever they like. So a search engine is good because if they cant change it your going to get a lot of searches made, meaning money for a long time.

    2. Typein Traffic.
    As everyone here knows typein traffic can be very great at converting, say for example a friend of yours told you to visit "U TUBE DOT COM" if you did not know it from the start you could take this in a numerous amount of ways like UTUBE.com, they are really sought after domains that only usually consist of DOTCOMS because not many people will typein a .NET, anyways these domains if you can grab them are great earners. The best method of grabbing one of these is looking for beta release sites, like http://www.inviteshare.com/ this will tell you invite only sites, that are not yet public, these can be amazingly fast ways to grab upcoming potentially great traffic sites. And if you snap up typos fast could make a great earner, or a domain sale.

    3. Bookmarks.
    Bookmark traffic depending on what kind of site always leads the user back to you. These are mostly community sites or blogs, well , all sites really get bookmarks but the popular ones are usually member sites, like blackhatworld for instance. The earning potential here is great, and the traffic is recurring for a very long time, but i wouldnt recommend forcing a bookmark using scripting as that will piss the users off.

    4. Linked Traffic.
    This is where most of your traffic should come from, Search engines, links from blogs, directories and whatever you can think of that has link potential like blackhatworld here. The traffic is usually targeted because your anchor text is usually relevent to what the user wants to see.

    5. Popups and redirects.
    Popups and things can be sent from other sites, exchanges, and popups from your other network of sites. You can easily get a lot of popup exchanges to your site(s) but the traffic is poor, usually only good for the likes of PAY PER IMPRESSION.

    6. Software.
    A lot of software can have built in browsers, or banners, the likes of MSN messenger always usually runs an ad at the bottom of the client. This converts into traffic by clicks, and mega targeted, you can also throw traffic in your own browser, for example ebooks, and other things like that, i put ebooks here under software because sometimes ebooks can be binded into software, but its all the same, ebook traffic can be very converting , and say you write about something and spread it through torrents, p2p and other things on the subject you want to convert it can get viral.

    Viral traffic is another using the buzz to spread the word, for example the likes of youtube videos, you can throw in a lot of funny videos and watermark your urls on the video.
    Another idea would be to upload the latest songs in the music charts to youtube or other type sites and throw in a ringtone affiliate url in the description.

    A little secret called Traffic Trading

    Just like in the adult marketing business a lot of adult webmasters use traffic trading as there main source of traffic, SO WHY THE FUCK ARENT YOU?

    And just in mainstream it works too, but dont let them just throw a link back to you cause they could lie about there traffic and send you none whatsoever.

    What can you do?
    USE A TRAFFIC TRADING SCRIPT

    What is a traffic trading script?
    A trading script automates the process of trading traffic with other websites. It tracks your hits coming in and controls your traffic going out. A good script will filter out websites trying to cheat you. When I researched several sites that had a traffic base of 1 million or more visitors a day I found that the common denominator was that 95% were all using a traffic trading script. And 90% of them were using the same script.

    Why use a traffic trading script?

    It will allow you to grow your traffic exponentially. You can make traffic trades all day and not worry about how much traffic your traffic trading partners are sending you. If they can only send you a little traffic then it adjusts and sends them a little bit in return. If they send you a lot then you can send them a lot of traffic in return.

    A good feature of a trading script is it works automatically, and usually it generates a lot of related linking. Bringing you higher in the SERPS.

    And although its tempting to trade with everything existing its best to stick with your niche only. For TARGETED TRAFFIC.

    You can also use top referer list type scripts.
    A Top Referrer List is also very common on adult websites, and almost never used on mainstream sites. A top referrer list is simply a link list on your website that says ?These are the top 10 sites that send me traffic?. This is a very easy way to send your top traffic trading partners back some traffic. Some larger websites even take the list as high as 100. These list also encourage other sites to send you traffic because they want to be on your top 10 list. Never underestimate the ego of another webmaster. Nothing will make him want to send you more traffic than seeing his competitor on your top 10 list.
    Many of the traffic trading programs will generate a top referrer list.



    Also remember CONTENT is KING, thats what drives the traffic in the first place and will bring users to your site, bringing trades so make sure you have decent content. Thats probably the most important thing of all

    Also remember you can go on the hunt for traffic exchanges, you dont only need them to come to you, you can look for them. A nice google search on your niche + traffic trade or + add site would do the trick.

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    Easy traffic

    Webrings - for example www.ringsurf.com and www.webring.com can bring in easy traffic but depending on the popularity of your niche, it can be quite dead. So i will skip on to something else, but always keep this idea open.

    Toplist traffic - This is pretty much an easy start for anyone, its simple in a way a voting script type banner exchange, but works. Good for dating, hacking, type sites usually but there quite what i would call SEMI-GOOD.
    You can popup the toplist voting page in a popup or im sure you can cheat it with some sort of script.

    Banner Exchange - Poor traffic , easy, fast, and low converting, just depending on where you do it.

    Forum traffic - One of the easiest and best out there, for example if you want to promote some Gambling poker related products sign up in a forum of that niche and talk some sense, dont spam just answer reasonably and youll get some hits and exposure

    Blog Comment Traffic - Do a blog search on your niche, for example the blogger search @ http://blogsearch.google.com and comment on a lot of them, this can be done by hand for best results, as you can answer according to the actual post , just give it a quick read and post something semi good with your link.

    Article Traffic - Writing articles can be fast, check out http://ezinearticles.com and http://goarticles.com and a google search will give you more. This provides a ton of backlinks as a lot of places scrape the content on article release sites. And is good because of the fact that its targeted traffic and highly convertable.

    Classfieds - http://gumtree.com and http://craigslist.com can convert you can place ads for anything in there and users that want it will check your shit out, you can sell things, promote things, and even trick them, for example say you are running a dating site, post in the dating sections, Hi im a girl 24 from such and such im looking for a male send me a mail and ill send my pics, then setup an autoresponder to send pics and a link to your dating site, or sell a product say a car, and link to a relevent ebay search with your affiliate link in place, YOU DONT EVEN HAVE TO HAVE THE PRODUCT, cj.com runs the affiliate site of ebay so check it out.

    Expired domains - can be quite good expired domains have traffic and PR already. And ofcourse links to them, they can be found even on http://www.justdropped.com and http://deleteddomains.comm, these come same price as a normal domain, and you can find some quite good ones. And if you want and find good ones just sell them on at high prices.
    Its also a good note to research on the domains on like linkpopularity or other type sites.

    Adsense - Dont even wanna get into this but the option is there. But not very newbie friendly so ill skip this .



    Well there we go for a quick quick guide on traffic, ive probably missed a ton of shit out but thats up to you to fill in.

    AS THIS GUIDE WAS A QUICK WRITE DONT BLAME ME FOR TYPOS OR NOT MAKING SENSE ILL FIX IT AS APPROPRIATE.

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  2. BuzzKill

    BuzzKill Executive VIP

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    Well that takes care of all the "What do I do?", "Where do I start?", "I need a mentor" posts..

    Now there is officially.. No excuse.
     
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  3. Uptownbulker

    Uptownbulker BANNED BANNED

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    Wow!

    No shit!
     
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  4. caretaker2007

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    Too bad they probably do not search before posting.
     
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  5. BuzzKill

    BuzzKill Executive VIP

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    I think Harros post would be a prime candidate for a sticky or read this before you post. Maybe a read this paragraph and answer three random questions before you are allowed to post.
     
  6. kimbo

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    What's the traffic trading script that everyone is using that you talk about?
     
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    Easy traffic is a good start. For classified I would also add backpage and livedeal. As for forums the great thing about google blog search is you can post in niche related blogs and it helps with pagerank. Its all about doing!
     
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    Good post.. It contains just as much, if not more, material than those e-books.. and, it is free! rep +1!
     
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    This is better than I get from those free report. Well done Harros ... Good share .. add to favorites >>
     
  10. rahizzle21

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    Do those trading scripts get past detection of lets say "adsense"?
     
  11. kadin

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    Good question. I would like to know the answer to this as well.
     
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  12. HaRRo

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    Yes why wouldnt they, there all legal. And targeted traffic. Not like popup traffic or software traffic.
     
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    Amazing post Harro!
    I just wanted to say that Linked Traffic can be separated in Organic traffic (pure and only SE traffic) and Referral traffic (backlinks traffic).:D
     
  14. HaRRo

    HaRRo Elite Member

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    Yes true navin, was just a quick post, no draft was made on this, i just typed it straight in so its bound to have a few mistakes etc... :D
     
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    love your other post about backlinks ;D too
     
  16. goldengod420

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    Great information, it helps a lot
     
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    Good post and what about traffic from bux type sites?
     
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    GREAT POST HARRO,
    I have bookmarked this page for me to refer back to it.

    Defo needs to be put infront of the newbies just like me
     
  19. HaRRo

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    Well as i said its a quick post and im open to questions.
     
  20. scubaslick

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    These should not only be stickied, there should be a quiz over this entire series before full membership is granted. If you haven't read them, and can't pass a basic test, this is not the forum for you.

    Genius Harro. Genius.
     
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