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What to do other than SEO?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by shutdown, Dec 6, 2015.

  1. shutdown

    shutdown Power Member

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    Hi BHW family,

    I have running a few blogs. One English blog is about car niche and it is a little bit competitive.

    It will be very hard to do SEO on this so i will need some hits. I think social media will work on this. What do you think?

    What are the other sources that i can get traffic from?

    What should i focus on social media? What will be your advices?

    Thanks

    Regards
     
  2. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You're basically asking what the rest of IM is. There are literally infinite sources of traffic, so read up on Internet Marketing as a whole process rather than just SEO.
     
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  3. adaptable

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    Targeted ads can work wonders, if you of course make a positive ROI.
     
  4. Enthusiasm

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    Social Media is great for obtaining traffic, it's a powerful tool.
    • Twitter
    • Instagram
    • Facebook
    • Reddit
    • Digg
    • StumbleUpon
    • Etc




    1. Become powerful on twitter, you can use Buffer to set up automatic posting times, find out when your followers are most active [Buffer does this for you] and than setup a schedule to post on those times [Buffer does this for you]
    2. Instagram, your niche is about cars, correct? Use Instagram, this should bring you a healthy amount of traffic.
    3. Facebook, tons of people who like cars there? Search for groups, make your own wall, post your website on every group that has to do with cars, this is really good traffic.
    4. Reddit [Make sure you have HQ content, you'll get nothing from reddit if your content is not HQ] Simply make a thread linking to your website, make sure you have the correct subreddits that pertain to your niche.
    5. Digg, this is good for people just looking around on stuff that interests them, submit your content to Digg, could mean a few extra visitors.
    6. StumbleUpon, similar to Digg, just submit your article/website/blog and than see if it adds a bit more traffic.

    Social Media, you can't just be a robot posting your website every time a new article comes out, interact with your fan base on a daily basis, this builds up your long time traffic, and that's important.

    There's many, many, many more ways to promote your website but this is only what I have time to write.
     
  5. shutdown

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    Yeah you are right but i will need solutions with minimum budget or free, alternative to SEO.

    Thanks for the advice, but i will need something costs less.

    Thanks, i will consider about instagram and Facebook groups. Also do you think Digg and StumbleUpon works?
     
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    I do believe Digg and StumbleUpon can bring in some traffic, readers looking for something that'll interest them, try it and see how it goes, can't hurt, it's free.
     
  7. SeoWrecker

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    Try bing ads, it has less competition and cheaper cpc.
     
  8. charliebrooker

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    Social media is the way to go. Find relevant accounts and follow the followers. Then make sure you offer value as well as links to your content within your feed/tweets etc.
     
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    Youtube videos work great with car niche.
     
  10. Zwielicht

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    You can share the site on social media, forums, blogs, social media, through flyers, YouTube, on classifieds websites, and every other site you can think of. I've never promtoed a site in the car niches, so I can't tell you which one is best as that's something you'll have to either figure out on your own or wait for someone who is experienced in that niche to tell you which one is best.

    If you go with SeoWrecker's suggestion and try Bing Ads, learn about PPC advertising before you dive into it to avoid burnings a hole in your pocket. Bing Ads and Adwords both have coupons for new accounts (you can find a free one by looking for them in Google).
     
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  11. shutdown

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    So you mean twitter? I can only follow followers with twitter.

    What about Facebook? How can i increase likes with organic users?
     
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    If you don't have a budget or already a big social media exposure you should really keep focusing on SEO of your website. Try a silo structure.
     
  13. MoneyIsTheGod

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    Use twitter + a great bot to do your job 100% automatically. Just run that bot on VPS, and it will do your job for the entire year.
     
  14. Enthusiasm

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    What I think he means is, find a user related to your niche, follow them, and follow all their followers. When the followers go to check their feed, if you have a relevant twitter name they'll probably follow you back and check out your website. As far as Facebook, I'm not sure.
     
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    Share your article in Facebook groups, Twitter community. It will get mre traffic.
     
  16. Windmill

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    /Sigh/ - these sorts of posts... seriously... "social media"... that is extremely, EXTREMELY vague. What on earth do you mean by "social media"? Do you even know what you mean by that?

    Here is my prickly, not-very-nice advice to you.

    It sounds like you don't know what you're doing at all. If you did, you'd have known to have provided more details.

    You say you've got a "blog" in the "car niche" and you want to know if "social media" will work.

    Well... here is the deal. Different traffic sources work for different types of posts. Different social media outlets work best for different types of content. Is your content instructional content? Is it casual traffic? Is it pictures? How are you monetizing: Adsense? CPA? All of this will greatly impact what type of traffic source you should focus on.

    I have no idea how on earth to provide you with helpful answers from this post, other than you sound like you don't understand the basic, underlying principles of what you're doing. You understand that traffic -> people to click on the ads in your blog. That is it. You don't understand HOW people interact with those ads. You don't understand HOW people are interacting with your content. If you did, you'd have come in here and told us your type of content, and your monetization strategy. I think you need to learn these things, ASAP, if you want to be successful, otherwise you're running blind.
     
  17. SnoopyDrew

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    Whats worked for me

    Tumblr + Crakrevenue
    Pinterest + Amazon
    Facebook + Clickbank
    Meatheads Method
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  18. Enthusiasm

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    You also have to really sit down and make a strategy. How will you use social media to your advantage? Track your ROI. what's your budget etc
     
  19. Richnhappy

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    It is best to use facebook, twitter and G+ where you can share your websites. Post a quality and informative article related to your niche and share the post in social which greatly increase the number of viewers to your website. In G+ you can find the niche targeted groups which would be more effective for you.
     
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    Pay per click works.