Social media marketing can be very tough. Not only does it take a lot of time, if you do it incorrectly you won’t see any results. This is especially true if only one person is handling social media, as it is hard to keep up with multiple social networking sites on your own. If you had to devote your time to either Facebook or Twitter, which should you choose? [Read more…]
Is it possible that one link inside of a forum signature could send you to the front page of Google? Are forum signatures the key to blasting your rankings above all of your competitors? Should forum posting be part of your SEO strategy? [Read more…]
Note: This post is now considered to be outdated, as Authorship was not rolled out fully due to poor adoption. While Google still shows interests in pursuing some sort of authority ranking for content creators themselves, the specifics mentioned in this post are no longer relevant.
Ranking in search engines is so much different than it used to be. When search engines were new, you were able to rank highly in Google just for mentioning your target keywords multiple times on each of your pages. These days, it’s not that easy. In fact, it’s getting harder and harder to rank highly in Google, which is why you need to start building your Author Rank now. [Read more…]
Starting a forum was the easy part – now you’ve got to do something much harder. Building traffic to your new forum. A forum with traffic makes money on autopilot, since the members post all of the content. However, building traffic to a new forum isn’t that easy. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to bring people in, and encouraging them to start posting on your new forum. [Read more…]
Which of these two options sound better to you? One, you could have a blog post go viral, bringing thousands of visitors to your website in one day. Or two, you could have one well optimized post that brings you a small amount of organic traffic (that is, traffic from search engines) each day. A lot of people would choose option one – how cool would it be to see hundreds of shares on one of your post, hundreds of visitors browsing your website at one time, right? Well guess what – a lot of people are wrong. The steady organic traffic would by far be the best option, and here’s why. [Read more…]
We are impatient. It’s human nature. We want to see things done, and we want to see things done quickly. And that’s no different with our traffic numbers. You take a look at Google Analytics, and the results are disappointing. Although the numbers are slowly climbing, it doesn’t seem to be fast enough. Ever have that feeling? I know I have!
Maybe you’re starting to get too impatient. You see a service selling traffic, and you’re tempted to buy into it. I’m here to stop you. Here are my top 4 reasons why you shouldn’t pay for traffic. [Read more…]
If done right, using forums to gain traffic to your website can be one of the most rewarding efforts. However, the wrong approach to doing so can do nothing but get your IP on a permanent blacklist. So how exactly do you go about it? [Read more…]
We’ve all heard that commenting on other people’s blogs is a good way to bring traffic to your website. But did you know that there is a certain technique to doing it? While the wrong technique could do nothing but waste your time, the proper technique could generate hundreds of visits from only a single comment! So what exactly is the proper technique to blog commenting for traffic? [Read more…]
Ah, meta keywords. You may have heard stories about websites getting significantly more traffic due to these, you might even believe it. Sorry to disappoint you, but times have changed. [Read more…]