Blogging for traffic conversion only makes sense if the website traffic you are getting is the right kind. That is to say, you will only be able to make money off of the visitors that your site is getting if they were already primed for that result going in. So, how exactly are you going to get the type of traffic to actually make you money? This is what we’ll be getting into today.
There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? It happened on social media.
The buzz surrounding Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh film in the Star Wars saga, had been building for quite some time. Upon its release, it delivered. To put it mildly. Thus far the list of box office records its steamrolled includes the biggest worldwide opening of all time, the highest-grossing film of all time in the US and Canada, and the fastest film to gross $1 billion, taking just 12 days to reach that massive amount. [Read more…]
The surging popularity of videos has been increasingly palpable as more website owners use this format to publish their content. If you’re not using this media channel to create and distribute content for your website, you’re missing out on this valuable traffic resource. According to eMarketer, 52 percent of web traffic comes from videos, with 72 percent of website visitors watching these videos as reported by the New York Times. Video-sharing giant YouTube gets over one billion unique visitors on a monthly basis. As you can see, the numbers are staggering, making video content marketing a very effective method to drive traffic to your website.
Heavy traffic in real life may be a bane to a commuter’s everyday life, but when you’re running a website, it’s gold. Having internet users visit your website is a really good thing, but for your website to be effective, the traffic needs to be looking for what you have to offer. They should be seeking the product or service of your website, be it a legitimate business or a simple blog site. Driving relevant traffic to your website can be done through effective marketing, and here are ways on how to quarry this valuable resource:
While social bookmarking site Pinterest might be two years old the sharing platform really came into it’s own during the second half of 2011 and now the company is the top traffic referrer for retail based websites.
If you’re unfamiliar with Pinterest the program essentially allows users to create “pinboards” which are the equivalent of an online bulletin board for popular categories such as food, wedding planning, home decorating, etc. As users find interesting information online they can use the “Pin It” bookmarklet or their iPhone app to save things both from online and offline solutions.
As more users create bulletin boards and share their findings with friends traffic is sent to retailers and suppliers such as Ajinomoto. That traffic according to Experian Hitwise is driven by 58% women which is of special interest to advertisers, brands and retailers. [Read more…]