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Just Another Prrof Point on Why You Need To Diversify Your Sources of Traffic

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Avid Learner, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. Avid Learner

    Avid Learner Regular Member

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    Came across this article in Forbes re: Facebook "the top 30 publishers in terms of visibility on Facebook have seen their traffic plummet by more than 30% since the beginning of the year."...
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    http://fortune.com/2015/11/09/facebook-media/
    If anyone follows the "Traffic Leaks" methodology, similarly to this FB issue, they know that even focusing solely on SEO with Google is a risk (and leaving money on the table).

    Anyway, a good reminder for us all.
     
  2. bhcg101

    bhcg101 Junior Member

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    Absolutely spot on with this article. It all comes down to trust for me regarding FB and there are just too many red flags to put a lot of trust in them when it comes to your money site or any site that you plan to keep long term engaged in a relationship with them. If the big boys can get burned, imaging what can happen for everyone else.
     
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  3. wesleyjf91

    wesleyjf91 Registered Member

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    Super interesting stuff. FB traffic imo doesn't convert a ton anyways. For someone using something like adsense to monetize it's definitely an issue. These publishers make their money from content sources like outbrain too, which can cost them a ton.
     
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    Not only traffic, but income as well. Don't put all your eggs in one basket, anything can happen.
     
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  5. Skyebug77

    Skyebug77 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Not surprised fb has become a place of just stupid meme's everyone shares and likes over and over and over again.

    Gawd, I don't think there isn't anything left in this world for me to see after Facebook.

    It actually sucks now. Plus all the tracking and shit they do...People just tired of it!
     
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