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Please help with generating traffic.

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by KrautoLED, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. KrautoLED

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    Hello BHW
    I just joined here today and looks like this is the right place for me to gain my knowledge of online marketing and advertising.
    2 year ago I started KrautoParts in order to generate some extra income on the side for me and my wife. Things were slow at first but later on i noticed that word started to spread and people started reviewing me on forums and more traffic started to come in. I started seeing decent $ coming from my website and a lot of product was sold. I started attending car shows and setting up vendor booths at just about every car show on northeast coast. I was able to get my name out there by doing my own footwork and a lot of driving. Business is profitable now however I am still working my 40 hour a week job which I'm starting to feel is a waste of time.
    I need help with ways of getting more traffic for my website and my facebook page. I currently have 1200's likes on there and they are all real people. Paying money to advertise on facebook is starting to cost a lot of money without really seeing much results. My website traffic ranges from 30-50 unique visitors a day and 3-5 are actual buyers on a daily basis.
    I looked into google adwords and that seemed that if you want to make any hard leads you need to spend ton of money which i cant at the moment.
    I currently use WIX to build my website and webstore and so far that seems to be working good for me. I dont have prior experiences with building websites not programing and when I was starting up money was tight and I couldnt afford to hire a coder.
    I really want to go full time on my business and make decent money with it for us.
    If you have any advice for me or tips/tricks I would appreciate it.
     
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    I highly suggest you drop the FB ads as the traffic conversion sucks. If you are trying to get like maybe offer a $1 coupon if they like your page?
     
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    You could also raffle off a gift card to the anyone who likes your FB.
     
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    Get the YouLikeHits bot from the "Downloads" section and earn some points. Then create a twitter account, post some tweets, find some followers to follow you back (get at least 25) then use the points to get some retweets. Post something good very often, schedule your tweets if you cannot keep up with time zones, etc. (plently of tools out there). Viral followers eventually will come up. Good luck :)
     
  5. KrautoLED

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    Thats what I thought...

    How does one offer a gift card to generate likes? I mean how does that work?
    I've raffled off product in the past and that just generated comments from the people who already was part of my LIKE page. I guess im not understanding how all that works
     
  6. KrautoLED

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    Really appreciate this advice. I have a twitter account however I barely use it. I was hoping that twitter would not have to be involved in this but i guess in today society everything is on twitter ehh?
     
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    Well, let's just say it is really important to be social. And it's not just twitter - you should think of using Pinterest and G+ as well, especially when Google loves the links from its social network ;)
     
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    Pinterest CHECK
    Twitter CHECK
    Facebook CHECK
    Skype CHECK
    Instagram CHECK

    Man how people keep up with all this
     
  9. KrautoLED

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    To get a better idea on how much money I should spend on advertising online can someone tell me how far $100 a month can get you?
    Thats not my top dollar but I just chose $100 to get a basic idea of where and how much I should be putting into advertising online to get results I want.

    Im thinking about unique 200-300 visits daily on my website.