Free Traffic vs Paid Traffic

This website is primarily about generating free traffic, and you will discover that the best way to do that is by connecting directly with your best audience.  However, if you’re thinking about buying traffic, I’d like to point out a few things to you before you do.

Paid Traffic can be extremely costly!

It is possible to generate fast and easy traffic to your website, but you’ll have to set up advertising campaigns with pay-per-click marketplaces like Google Adwords. These campaigns will send instant traffic to your website, but they often come at a hefty price – requiring constant monitoring in order to ensure that your advertising dollars aren’t wasted.

Most of the guaranteed traffic programs you can pay for are 99% scam. Statistics show that if you force users to view your website (usually through black-hat techniques like URL hijacking, malware installations, pop up ads and the works), they are NOT going to be the least bit interested in what you have to offer.

You can also take the commercial traffic approach and blindly advertise your website with local signage, TV/movie commercials, print publications, radio spots or even banner ads on a major search engine. True, you will get views, but those methods can be very expensive with a very poor return on your investment.

So, forget PPC and other expensive advertising for now! When you’re just starting out, and you have little or no budget, you have to learn how to drive traffic by using only free methods!

Content is the best way to get free traffic!

The best way to market your website is through text related content
(or SEO – Search Engine Optimization), because this means targeted advertising. You only interact with traffic that acknowledges being interested in your products or services. Statistically, this is a no brainer. You generate free traffic because you are now connecting directly with your target audience. All that matters now is your presentation, and we’ll be talking a whole lot more about that in upcoming articles.

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