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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by pokerkirby, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. pokerkirby

    pokerkirby Newbie

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    Hi Guys,

    I am having a Car Hire website built at the moment, should be up in a day or two, I am just a intermediary making bookings on behalf of rental companies.

    I am looking around, there are A LOT of great services being offered through this site.

    Although worrying about Page Rank is something to thing more down the road, is my best initial expenditure for traffic going to be a Google Ad words campaign? Or are there other option?

    Thanks
     
  2. GamingOn

    GamingOn Junior Member

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    I would suggest investing in content unique content long term traffic that happens all the time you only have to pay for once.
     
  3. pokerkirby

    pokerkirby Newbie

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    Yes there are obviously a lot of options to explore now - but in initial start up I need large volumes of traffic
     
  4. LakeForest

    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    If you use Adwords, make sure you study how you get a return on PPC, because you can blow through your ad fund so quickly

    I lost a LOT in a matter of hours because I didn't take it slow at first and learn. Someone on this forum probably got all my money.

    If you're actively working on bookings, why not social network/media?
     
  5. pokerkirby

    pokerkirby Newbie

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    Hi LakeForest

    Thanks for your reply, that's interesting that you can lose a lot on these PPC then, maybe there is someone on here I can get to set me up a good campaign then obviously for a fee.

    I have set up a Facebook page, and advertising through them right now until my site is up, after that they will run along side each other. But I have found that this FB advertising is hugely expensive and sh!te on top of that. I think I have paid about £28 so far for 60 genuine FB likes, run a couple of adverts that I have had no enquiries from. I had more response from Gumtree and eBay
     
  6. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    As LakeForest said, unless you have a plan to make $ 1 in clicks return $2, then do not buy adwords. Adwords just for brand promotion is not a very good idea unless you have the budget of cocacola.
     
  7. pokerkirby

    pokerkirby Newbie

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    Thanks I appreciate that advice - Is SM the best value for short term advertising then?
     
  8. virtualc08

    virtualc08 Supreme Member

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    Hey pokerbiy,

    I can help you set up your Adwords account. I have an adwords certified professional on my team. I will throw you in one month of free service just so that you can take us for a spin.

    Let me know if that would interest you.

    Thanks a lot

    Regards
     
  9. pokerkirby

    pokerkirby Newbie

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    Hi Virtualc08

    Can you send me some details to get hold of you.

    Thanks