Category: Free Traffic and Traffic Building Tips

Free Traffic Advertising Methods

If you are going to rely on free traffic sources for your advertising and marketing methods, then you should make sure that you do a variety of them so that when Google changes it’s algorithm again, you are not in jeopardy of losing everything as so many people have done before you. There are software programs designed by shady people to try to manipulate the ranking system and people have been using them to gain top spots for their keywords. This creates an unfair advantage over those who cannot afford to pay for these services so Google keeps track of these things and does a sweep every so often, changing things up and knocking down anything it doesn’t like.

Many people still swear by the free traffic methods and I use many of them myself with much success. But you really need to do your research, learn how to implement each program or method before you start and spend the time to do it right.

Keyword research and analysis is something that MUST be learned and mastered unless you have the money to hire a Virtual Assistant or SEO team to help you get and stay ranked for what you want to be known and found for.

Here is a list of some of the popular free traffic methods you can use

Traffic exchanges (Traffic Splash, Easy Hits 4 U)

List Building Sites (ListJoe, List Builder Maximizer)

Free Classifieds (Kijjiji Craigslist)

Joining free giveaway events also help you to grow your email list. You can find a list of these events to join by doing a Google search.

There are many other popular places to try online and they all have their pros and cons. If you have lots of time and hardly any money, these routes are excellent ways to get going with bringing in more traffic. But they are time consuming and if you have a service business, chances are, you need to be working as much as possible.

If you have any free marketing methods that have been working for you, I would love to hear about it. Just leave a comment below.

Also, stay tuned for our next post on “Using Webinars for Traffic and Salesfor more tips and tricks to get you bringing in more traffic and sales to build your business.

To your success,

 

 

Traffic Tips-How to Use Ebay Traffic for More Sales

Do you sell items on eBay? I have a brother who makes a healthy living doing that. He sells computers, parts, software, ipods, and other assorted products. Of the people I have talked to who sell on eBay, they all say it can become an addiction. They enjoy it immensely. Now doesn’t that sound like the best kind of job? Ebay gets a lot of traffic and one of the best traffic tips is to use that to drive more to your own website through the use of an auction.
The following article should give you some tips on how to make eBay work for you to generate more traffic to your own site. Follow the guidelines though or you may break some rules and regulations.

How to use eBay auctions to drive traffic to your site
Copyright 2005 Peter Tarrida del Marmol

Many eBay auction sellers rely only on eBay for generating
100% of their online income. Many of these people are
running a successful auction business; however, they could
do even better. They are missing a huge opportunity to
turbo-boost their business profits and reduce their listing
fees at the same time. If you feel you are one of these
people, these are the steps you should follow to optimize
your net auction business:

1.Create a website. If you can write an eBay ad, then you
can design a website. It is not rocket science. You can
download many free web templates from the internet and
customize them easily with any HTML editor. If you type the
words “free web templates” in Google, for example, you will
get more than one million results!

2.Register a domain name and hire a web hosting service.
These services start at about $40 per year, depending on
the web space and special services you require. Once you
have set up your hosting account, you must publish your
site.

3.Register an account in Paypal in order to allow online
payments from your website. Paypal’s payment buttons and
shopping cart options are easy to use and allow you to set
up your site very quickly.

4.Use allowed strategies in your eBay auctions to drive
traffic to your website. You don’t have to pay listing fees
and commissions for the sales that come from your website,
so your objective should be to use eBay only to generate
traffic and monetize your sales from your own website.

But everybody knows that eBay does not allow placing
outbound links in the auction ads, so how can you turn the
massive eBay daily traffic into a continuous stream of
visitors to your site?

Here comes the interesting part…

The first method is to put a link to your site on your
“about me” page and then link your auction ad to it. This
is allowed by eBay. Your auction visitors will be directed
first to your “about me” page, and then driven to your
website. A second way to gain traffic is advertising your
business using a picture or logo on your auction ad that
includes your website’s URL. By doing this, you will be
using eBay as a very cheap way of advertising online. All
your auction visitors will see the name of your site and
will be invited to type your URL in their web browser.

To optimize the number of visitors to your auctions, make
sure to use popular words in your auction’s title.

Another easy technique is to write your site’s name without
the “http://” or “www” in a paragraph of your eBay ad. This
should be done carefully. The paragraph should not look
like an ad for your site, but as a natural explanation. For
example, let’s say your website is www.auctionearnings.com.
You could include a paragraph like this in your ad:

“You can find more information regarding this product at
AuctionEarnings.com, as well as free articles and free
e-books that will contribute to increasing your knowledge
on your subject of interest.”

Finally, and in my opinion, the most efficient way to gain
massive traffic is to create an information product and
give it away on eBay. Sell it for one penny and send an
email to your customers with a link to your download page.

Attention – very important!

You MUST capture your customer’s name and email address in
order to build your own customer list, so that you can
promote other products in the future using auto-responders.
At this point, you will be taking control of your own
business and you will not have to depend on eBay anymore to
monetize your sales.

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Peter Tarrida del Mármol has succeeded on using eBay to
generate traffic for his affilliate internet business. To
learn more, click on:
http://www.auctionearnings.com

While there are many other traffic tips that you can find to use to your advantage, using a huge traffic source such as from ebay, can really mean a lot to the growth of your business if you play the game right.