Regular readers will know that social traffic generation is a pet topic of mine, and you’d be surprised that about 70-80% of the traffic to this blog originates from social origins (typically a blog, forum or social networking site), rather than from the search engines.
Social traffic can be a very powerful tool if you know how to use it well, and can draw traffic faster as the traffic comes immediately.
Social Traffic Generation is heavily reliant on the 11th factor: Write Well. Which is detailed in 10 Ways to a Killer Blog.
The principle works this way: You want to post high quality content on other sites such that your readers want to find out more about you and read your content. Hence they pop over to your site.
Having a good traffic mix is important
Forums in particular are a great source of traffic. Especially if (more…)
Forums are a great way of getting information, especially on an active forum where you might get an answer to a question within minutes after posting a question.
I’ve been managing two forums for the past 4 months and we’ve come to a decision point.
Should we continue (more…)
I got an email from fellow Internet Marketer Steven Wong with an invitation to join the My Warrior Network.
If you’re familiar with the Warrior Forum, a credible source of Internet Marketing information and the brainchild of IM guru Allen Says, Warrior Network seems to be a brand extension of that.
Although the marketing material states the benefits include:
- Find someone you know who works for a particular company or in a certain industry
- Find old friends and work colleagues
- Buy and sell products and services or get advice and recommendations
- Get credible introductions to decision makers through your new contacts
- Publicize and find forthcoming Business and Social Events
- Get referrals for new jobs or hard to find staff
I doubt there might be too much B2B or traditional brick-and-mortar business matchmaking there.
But I feel it’ll be a great community building site for those active or new to the warriors forum. (more…)
Internet Marketer Russell Brunson has launched his Conquer Your Niche (CYN) Internet Marketing forum a coupl e of days ago and it’s been an interesting experience.
If you’re thinking that this is a run-of-the-mill IM forum, you’re in for a few surprises.
I’ve seen a number of prominent Internet Marketers in there, including the likes of Mike “Death of Internet Marketing” Filsamie, Cody Moya, Michelle “Badder Adder” MacPhearson, Keith “Death of Adsense” Baxter (among others). (more…)