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Where should I go from here?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Swordude, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Swordude

    Swordude Regular Member

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    Ok, so I'm very familiar with IM, but I'm fairly new at actually doing anything with it. Right now, I'm working on a blog, and my main goal is to build up a mailing list so I can send out ClickBank products, as well as monetize my site in other ways if possible. I am writing the content by myself (I've done freelance writing for 8 years), I've got an AWeber account set-up, but my main problem has always been getting traffic. I know that I can produce good content and make a decent WordPress blog, but I just can't ever figure out how to effectively drive traffic to the site. I'm willing to spend money, and I plan on buying $25 of AdWords so I get a $100 voucher and using it all towards this site. The niche I'm working with is Golf.

    - Would using AdWords to link directly to my mailing list sign-up (within my website) be effective or even allowed?
    - Are there any good alternatives besides AdWords?
    - What are some other methods to drive traffic? (I know about backlinks and ad networks, but I can never get them to do me any good)

    Thanks guys for any help!
     
  2. ScrapeBoss

    ScrapeBoss Elite Member Premium Member

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    You could easily get traffic through these ways:
    1. creating a content-rich blog with articles posted regularly
    2. creating a video and uploaded to youtube. The video should be a tutorial related to your niche, with a link inviting viewers to visit your site for more details

     
  3. MaximumAchievement

    MaximumAchievement Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hi,

    Unique Article with perfectly inserted keywords regularly posting , user interaction area,connection with g+,FB,twitter and other social media can generate tons of traffic.It is tested.
     
  4. jhones

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    There is a simpler way to direct traffic to your site... this is what i did.. after creating some cutting edge content, i contacted some twitter and fb pages that get shared a lot and asked them to promote my site.. it took me 20$ at that time to get some decent traffic to my site.

    BTW, you really need to have some tempting content to sustain the traffic.. :happysad:
     
  5. ComRade667

    ComRade667 Regular Member

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    SSM is the best way to go....being a marketer, i don't even do any work for my blog, i just buy contents and links then spread some ads on proper fields. it really payback me..try it, i hope it'll work for you too.. :detective
     
  6. Swordude

    Swordude Regular Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions! I'll definitely look into some of these options, I've considered contacting similar pages, but I figured they would be expensive. I'm still working on adding content, but I've heard you shouldn't post too much at one time, is there a rule of thumb for how often you should post a new article? Pretty much everything I'm posting is a guide of some sort, not necessarily any news content yet.
     
  7. JoeMongan

    JoeMongan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    All you need is basic SEO and keyword research. Check your keywords for your niche and start a plan for on-site and
    off-site SEO link building. That is how you get organic traffic that converts.

    -RK