Top 5 Ways To Generate Low Cost Website Traffic

There is one hard and fast rule in generating income for your website: A steady flow of website traffic. If no one goes to your site, it hardly bares a chance of generating an income. Many sites have tried and failed in doing so, and these results to the sites demise. It takes money to maintain an income generating site; it also takes money to make money. BUT, it doesn’t take a whole caboodle of cash to generate website traffic for your site. Ever wonder how does big hit sites drive traffic top their site? Most of them are spending tons of money to drive the traffic to their sites, investing in many advertising campaigns and different forms of marketing schemes and gimmickries. This is all worthwhile because, well, they are what they are now, high earning, big hitting websites. You don’t have to do this if you don’t really … Continue reading

Keeping Yourself On Track with Link Building

As you may have already noticed, there are so many things you can do to build links on the Web, so much so that it can easily boggle the mind. The following questions should help you keep you on the right track. Are the sites that link to you in the same field/niche as you are? In other words, is your site related to the sites that are linking to it? Are the sites that link to your site also linked to by others in the same field/theme/niche? Do you have “authorities” or experts in your subject area linking to your site? Are all your site’s pages optimized for relevant keyword phrases and are they properly linked to each other? If you answered yes to all these four questions, you’re generally out of the woods. Congratulations! “The Halo Effect…” This is what organic search does for you. People assume since … Continue reading

So You’ve Moved Your Site…

If you’ve moved your site to a different URL which necessitates you to ask the sites that have already linked to you to update your links, write them and courteously ask them to do so. And when you do, always make sure to provide them with all the necessary information to carry out the change without much of a hassle. For example, indicate your old site’s name and URL. Also, tell them where on their site your link is located. As mentioned earlier, they are doing you a favor, so be kind enough to make the change less of a chore for them to do. What NOT to Do Doing one or several of these can get your site banned/penalized from the major search engines. Submitting your site to paid directories. Posting only whenever or wherever you’re allowed to include links in your messages. Repeatedly dropping your links in forums … Continue reading

In A Hurry? Building links with limited time?

Building links with limited time can be a daunting task. When you’re in this situation, you will be able to gain more if you focus on getting the attention of people and sites whose credibility can rub off on to your business. Journalists, bloggers, industry experts, all these people can keep your business in the public eye. On the other hand, industry authorities such as associations can boost your site’s ranking. Following are some things you can do that will allow you to build links when you’re strapped on time. If you have companies participating (in any way) on your site, let them know that you are showcasing them. You can do this by creating marketing collateral that highlights how they are benefited from participating on your site and send it to each and everyone of your partner companies. Make sure to include a “link to us” code in there … Continue reading

Finding the Right Directories for Your Website

Web directories are search engines of sorts which are operated and maintained by humans. On the contrary, the more popular variety of search engines are crawler-/bot-based and mostly operate without human intervention. Web directories specialize in linking to and categorizing web sites and, as such, do not display lists of web pages based on keywords like search engines do. Instead, they list web sites by category and subcategory. Furthermore, categorization of sites is usually based on the entire site and not on individual pages or set of keywords. There’s an abundance of Web directories online—there are general directories and there are niche directories. So how do you choose which one to submit to? Before you go on submitting your site to directories, the most important thing to keep in mind is to STAY AWAY from “bad neighborhoods” and “bad directories”. If your site is connected to these directories, Google will … Continue reading

Be Creative and Stay Visible – Legitimately Build Link Popularity

A great way to legitimately build link popularity for your sites is to build a stand alone directory or search engine. You can find programs for this at The CGI Resource Index and the PHP Resource Index. After you’ve created one, add to it your own sites, your affiliate sites, your sites that are affiliates for others, etc. You can also create a stand-alone themed search engine and put on it a link to your own site. Another way is by offering “awards” in the form of a .GIF image that links back to your site. If you’ve developed a reputation of being an authority on a subject or niche, people will perceive a benefit from the awards you offer (e.g., he/she gets to tell everybody that your site recognizes his site as a quality site) and this will encourage them to place your award on their site. When giving awards, … Continue reading

Getting People To Link To You Even Without Asking Them To

Give people reasons to link to you. Provide original valuable content and useful resources on your site. Create useful/insightful lists. “Top 10 whatever”, “10 easy tips to achieving whatever”, those types of lists. People love them and many can’t resist linking to them. Develop authority in your chosen niche/subject. Provide a privacy policy and “about” section on your site to make it look trustworthy. Make your content easily understood by most people. Minimize grammatical and spelling errors while you’re at it. Buy relevant traffic through pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns or through intermediary sites like buysellads.com. You might just get some visitors who will link to you at the end of the day. Submit articles to article directories such as Ezinearticles or GoArticles. Include your link in your signature. Submit articles to industry news sites. Include your link in your signature. Find out the hottest topics of the moment and post original … Continue reading

Alternative Link Building Strategy

Step 1 – Create a links/resources page on your site and fill it with at least 50 sites that are related to yours or your niche (avoid ones that are in competition with you). Scout for sites by doing searches on search engines using your keywords. (Note: Pick out only the first few top results.) Step 2 – Find out and list down the sites that are linking to those in your list. Do the same for your competitor’s sites. Look for quality content and non-competitiveness. If they pass those criterion, include them in your links/resources page. Also, take note of the webmaster’s email address. Step 3 – Get in touch with the Webmasters of the sites you have on your final list and request for a link. Get Something That Your Competitors Can’t Both you and your competitor may be offering the same products and services, and you’re probably … Continue reading

Link Building Strategy

Step 1 – Build a content rich site, focusing on a specific subject. Step 2 – Contact other sites that have the same topic/scope as yours and ask for a reciprocal link. Remember, put their link on your site first before you do this. Step 3 – Get your site listed on the major and specialty search engines, as well as on online directories. Always choose the most appropriate category whenever you’re given the option to do so. Do the Link Request When making your request, make sure that you highlight what your site is all about, what it has to offer, how it relates to their site, and why they should link to it. Indicate also the exact URL of their page where you think your link will be most beneficial. Let them know that you have visited their site and have studied it well for your link’s placement. … Continue reading

What is Link Building?

What Is Link Building? In a nutshell, link building is getting links to your site/page(s) appear on someone else’s site/page. If done correctly, link building allows you to drive tremendous amounts of traffic to your site as well as lets your site rank high in the organic search results. There are four main things to consider when building links—quantity, quality, relevance, and anchor text. Quantity – It’s all about getting your links out and having them appear in as many sites/pages as possible. The more, the better of course. This, however, should be done with caution so as not to get one’s self branded as a “link spammer”. Quality – One should not just go out and drop his/her link on each and every one of the sites/pages he/she finds. Serious consideration should be given to a target site’s reputation. Is the site/page a trusted site? Is it considered an … Continue reading

12 Solid Link Building Tips

Start a blog. Fill it up with valuable content and link to other blogs from it. To get people’s attention, leave useful, insightful, and relevant comments on other people’s blog. This may eventually lead other bloggers/people to start reading your blog and/or linking to it. Also make sure to list it in a few of the best blog directories. If you’re a respected source of information or expertise in the industry, get your materials online and use them to attract and obtain links to your site. If you’re buying your products from a number of sources (particularly those who have web sites), try to get your sources to link to you. One way to do this is by offering them a genuine testimonial or an end-user feedback (with your link in it, of course). If you have higher profit margins than your competitors, give away some free stuff. If you’re … Continue reading

Place Your Article or Link in Our PR4 Website – Fiverr

If you need some linkjuice or backlinks then best way would be to place relevant content with keyword rich articles on other websites with anchor text hyperlinks back to your website. Continue reading