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Buying Traffic

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by JadMac, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. JadMac

    JadMac Junior Member

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    Most people I've seen on here advise against buying traffic. However is there any other benefit to buying traffic, for example will it boost your page rank or anything?
     
  2. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    If you can buy the RIGHT type of traffic then it is not a problem.

    Cheap umtargeted traffic is only good for boosting your Alexa rank.
     
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  3. JadMac

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    Can you please recommend any good sources?
     
  4. mrcheese

    mrcheese Newbie

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    There is really no exact answer for that. Where are you sending the traffic? What type of offer/product/service?

    If you are looking for high-quality traffic, I'd suggest the usual: G, Facebook, POF, Y!, etc. Extremely tight targeting options and good quality traffic. But higher $$$.

    You can also buy a ton of cheap, somewhat-targeted traffic from places like 7search, (just google "2nd tier PPC networks")

    Media buys, private deals, buysellads-type networks...the list goes on and on. There are, realistically, more traffic sources than you could possibly test.

    There are a ton of benefits to paid traffic, But no, you will not increase your organic rank by buying traffic.

    a few of the perks:
    1. It's instant - being able to turn the traffic "switch" on/off is awesome. You get instant feedback as to whether or not your idea is working. Being able to test a proof of concept this fast is amazing. I use paid traffic first to prove that the offer works. If it works, then the effort to rank naturally, create niche networks, etc. is worth it.

    2. It's TRACKABLE. Yes, other forms of traffic are trackable, but not as much as paid traffic. In a G content network ad, for example, you can identify the exact page your ad appeared, what area of the page was clicked, the demographic data of the person who clicked that ad, etc.

    3. (Most important IMO) IT'S SCALABLE. Once you have your proof of concept, the demographic and geographic data of what is working, and a few other things, you can copy and paste that idea almost infinitely. If you know that 25yr old male WOW players that live with mom want d*ck pills, and you have a working offer, you can scale that across all networks. Paid traffic is powerful to say the least.
     
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  5. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    WOW, mrcheese that was your first post since 05-05-2011, 10:23 PM , where have you been?
     
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  6. mrcheese

    mrcheese Newbie

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    Making money...where else would I be?
     
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    Excellent answer or you just purchased this account.
     
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  8. mrcheese

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    Haha not to demean myself but an account with 6 posts? (two of them in this thread) I'm pretty sure I could do better if I was looking to buy a BHW account.
     
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    Listen to this guy. If you had the money, I would rather use it for PPC than SEO.

     
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