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Any ways to improve traffic other than twitter and social bookmarketing?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by jimmychuang, May 20, 2009.

  1. jimmychuang

    jimmychuang Regular Member

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    Any ways to improve traffic other than twitter and social bookmarketing?

    I have used both methods but the results are limited.

    Any better ways to improve traffic?
     
  2. Drover

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  3. daviddesign1

    daviddesign1 Registered Member

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    I'm a recent addition to BHW and I used all the unlimited information available here and built my first AutoBlog some 2 weeks ago. Started off with about 100 articles leeched from several RSS feeds. I got many more related videos from Youtube. I got some good PLR content, spun them and did a schedul post: everyday about 3 posts, which includes one Video cuz Big G loves videos.

    After all that I wondered how I would get traffic to my site and one obvious choice was social bookmarking, twitter etc..but what I realized was that in just over a week I was ranking on Page 1 for some keywords and slowly my traffic grew and now I get about 500 odd uniqes everyday for search traffic. I'm domination some keywords in my niche.

    So the bottomline is: if you have done the Keyword research well and optimized your site for those keywords, have some decent content being updated everyday, you are SURE to get organic traffice from Search Engines.

    And as you might've read multiple times here, Organic traffic is much much better than your Social Bookmarking traffic ..anyday!
     
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  4. kaloss

    kaloss Registered Member

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    i can remember few yers ago it was quite easy to get site and content indexed prety dasti thing these days google is very slow to index pages on new websites.

    mu site is almost 6 month old and only half ogf my pages got indexes.

    very low organic traffic too.

     
  5. funktrust

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    May I ask how long it took you to get to 500 UVs per day?
     
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    create your own blogging community , this will give you exposure to more about blogging and bloggers
     
  7. blackboxer

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    if your going to advertise and spend your time on social bookmarking sites, then you should just go all out and spend a good day registering at all of the major ones, create multiple accounts on youtube, and do a video response from your different accounts to help link your traffic together. Spend 1-2 days just laying the foundation on all the social bookmarking sites once a fortnight coming back just to update it, answer questions/twatss etc, and then your set.
     
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    There's also a stickied thread which explains where to create backlinks.
     
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    Try to use Google Webmaster Tool, set up a sitemap then at least 2/3 pages should be indexed except restricted by robots.txt.
     
  10. daviddesign1

    daviddesign1 Registered Member

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    @funktrust

    It took me about a month to get that traffic. About 30-40% of which comes from social bookmarking sites.

    I have realized that among the social bookmarking sites Digg,Reddit and Stumble will get you traffic and by that I mean real people coming to your site through your bookmarks. All the other sites havent given me much traffic as such but they ofcourse add their value by providing backlinks.

    On Twitter, if you got a good following (I have about 4500 right now) and if you update about 4-5 times a day, you can very easily get about 100 people. Each of my tweets give me about 25 clicks on average. I'm assuming if you grow your twitter followers to about 10,000 you can get 100 visitors per each tweet! But effectively, twitter traffic wont convert much. They come to your site mostly for information.

    So about 200 visitors come from Twitter,Digg, Reddit, Stumbleupon combined. Thats not a lot because my site is very new and I've just started bookmarking it. No SPAM or using blackhat to increase Diggs or ratings.

    The rest 300 come from organic: google,yahoo and msn search traffic. I have some very low competition keywords wherein I'm listed on Page 1 and within top 5 listings. That is enough to get you traffic.

    Now the best part is, imagine doing this over a period of time and getting more pages on search page 1? You can exponentially grow traffic!

    cheers!