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The Biggest AC Challenge for Newbies

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by PoolShark, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. PoolShark

    PoolShark Registered Member

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    If you're a newbie to Internet marketing and writing AC content, you better learn to drive traffic to your articles.

    You have zero control over on page seo factors and if you take a look, you will notice that the directory structure for articles at AC is less than optimal and rarely do you find an AC article ranked in the top 10 Google results.

    And here is my favorite thing about it all... AC will decrease your payments if it deems that your articles don't get enough traffic. So traffic is a key component to success with AC.

    I tried pinging my articles and that seemed to do absolutely nothing for page views. I am just starting to learn facebook and twitter and honestly, have no idea how any of that works from a marketers perspective yet.

    I don't know if anyone wants to share how they promote their AC content or not, but at any rate, I wanted to let other newbies know that you cannot overlook traffic to your articles.

    Any thoughts about the best places or resources to learn site promotion?
     
  2. Bonzok

    Bonzok Registered Member

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    Try both social bookmarking and twitter to drive traffic to your AC article.
     
  3. j0b0123

    j0b0123 Regular Member

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    I am gonna try this: Publish 5 articles on the same topic, then use scrapebox to grab related blogs. Post thousands of comments with links to the articles. Just a one time blast after they are live. If you keep publishing, you really have to just to a basic amount then move on otherwise its just not possible to keep up.

    I might try putting the URLs into BMD to get some social bookmark love too, I will see. I am just trying AC out for the first time today.
     
  4. killxp

    killxp Junior Member

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    I am sorry, I have no idea what AC is. Anyone care to post what the abbreviation means? Obviously it is somewhere you submit articles to but one only article directories I know of and have used are ezinearticles, articlesbase and goarticles. None of these pay you for your articles either. Thanks in advance.

    -killxp
     
  5. gloswel

    gloswel Newbie

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    Killxp - AC is Associated Content
     
  6. bizwoman

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    I use traffic bug. Here is a summary that I took off their page. I am an affiliate. It's free for the first 11 days and then 29 a month..


    Yes I am an affiliate - Here is my link

    http://www.traffic-bug.com/509-0-5-2.html

    Here is the basic sales page that you can use to try it but don't want to go through my affiliate link.

    http://www.traffic-bug.com

    I became an affiliate because it really worked for me with AC - In a few weeks with 9 articles my clout level went from 1 to 4 and now I'm approaching 5 - that's the only thing I've done to promote my articles.


    Here is what the software can do for you!



    1. Social Bookmarking


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    • We automatically rotate titles and descriptions for every single post
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    2. Submitting to the RSS Directories
    Traffic-Bug submits your Blog Feed or RSS Feed to all the major RSS feed directories automatically.

    • Traffic-Bug gets your site noticed faster
    • We drive more targeted traffic to your website
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    • Your RSS feed also becomes easy to find in search engines
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    Traffic-Bug submits your site to over 138 different search engines getting you indexed even faster by Google! Below are just some of the sites we submit to:


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    No other competing software submits to directories in the way that Traffic-Bug does!

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  7. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    There was a good thread here a few months back (can't remember where) about driving traffic to ezine articles to get them in the top viewed section.

    He was buying cheap traffic from PTC networks and sending it through a blank referer - not sure if that will work for AC but don't see why not.
     
  8. j0b0123

    j0b0123 Regular Member

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    Go here (im not an affiliate) - you can get Traffic Bug for a 40 day free trial - much better than 11 days...

     
  9. stoykov_stoyko

    stoykov_stoyko Newbie

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    Blank Referrer won't work, because why your refer would be blank if you don't use BH.
     
  10. killxp

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    Hello fellow BHers,

    I may look into the 40 day trial but has anyone else given this a shot? For those of you consistently using it, could you provide your experience with it (pros, cons and whatever else you have tried).

    As of yesterday I started using OnlyWire. You have to create accounts for all the bookmarking sites and it saves the info. I put there button on my sites and its free if you show their ad at the bottom of the button. There are ~20 sites that work seemlessly with it.

    Kind regards,
    killxp
     
  11. TermsB

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    That's like asking why give up all your freedoms if you have nothing to hide. Some people just want to respect privacy. :)

    Back on topic though, you can optimize your AC articles fairly well with their tags and such. What I used to do was just write reviews on new electronics that just came out, and I would get page 1 within a day every time.
     
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    I had used traffic bug on hubpages a few months ago and had absolutely terrible results. I don't know if traffic bug has improved at all, but it used to be shit. You can get clout 1 to clout 4 in two weeks without traffic bug.
     
  13. PoolShark

    PoolShark Registered Member

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    This is more what I was looking for... how are you fellow AC users going about doing this without using blackhat techniques? Where should newbies be looking to learn how to do this?