What kind of advice would you give is your site is growing but seems to be attracting the wrong kind of traffic? My visitor numbers are going up but all other indicators such as bounce rate, time page, pages per visit seem to be developing in the wrong direction. Not sure if that’s to be expected or if there is something that I should be doing to counter that development?

So many great tips! There are a couple of things I’ve implemented recently to try and boost traffic. One is to make a pdf version of my post that people can download. It’s a great way to build a list:) Another way is to make a podcast out of my post. I can then take a snippet of it and place it on my Facebook page as well as syndicate it. As far as video I’ve started to create a video with just a few key points from the post. The suggestion about going back to past articles is a tip I am definitely going to use especially since long-form content is so important. Thanks!


Brian, I’ve drunk your Kool aid! Thank you for honesty and transparency – it really gives me hope. Quick question: I am beyond passionate about a niche (UFOs, extraterrestrials, free energy) and know in my bones that an authority site is a long term opportunity. The problem today is that not many products are attached to this niche and so it becomes a subscriber / info product play. However, after 25+ years as an entrepreneur with a financial background and marketing MBA, am I Internet naive to believe that my passion and creativity will win profitability in the end? The target audience is highly passionate too. Feedback?
Step 8: Use e-mail marketing to attract repeat visitors. Getting lots of traffic to your site is great, but if you aren't collecting the contact information--the names and e-mail addresses--of visitors, you're wasting every single click. If visitors leave your site without buying your product, there's a good chance they won't ever be back--and you'll have absolutely no way of following up with them.

The best targeted traffic you can buy is probably Google AdWords. Google is the most well known search engine and the biggest source of online traffic on the internet. When building an online business of any kind, Google needs to be part of your marketing strategy and the more you learn how to harness the power of Google the more successful your business will become.


The terms 'expired domains' and 'dropped domains' are very common in online marketing. These are website addresses that have been registered, but then not extended or terminated after the contractual period ended. The domain is then re-released for registration. In most cases, website operators secure their domains for longer than the minimum period of a year by remaining registered with a hosting provider for a longer time.
7search: 7search is another PPC “Pay Per Click” source that is not so well known. The fact that they are not as well known as the heavy hitters like Google, Bing and Yahoo gives you a little advantage as far as pricing goes. You can easily set up a campaign and choose your keywords with prices that range in the pennies per click. You can also set your own daily budget so you will not run over the allotted amount you’re willing to spend.
Organic traffic is the traffic you get when people follow links from a search engine results page and land on your site. Organic traffic contrasts with referral traffic which comes from links on other sites, and paid traffic, which is traffic resulting from ads. You can boost organic traffic by using content marketing, and by optimizing that content with SEO. Well-optimized content is more likely to get a high search ranking, and attract more clicks and traffic.
To report traffic violations complete a request for traffic enforcement form and email it to the Newcastle Police to have an officer look into the complaint. You can also contact police Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., by calling 425-649-4444, ext. 120, or by calling the police non-emergency number, 206-296-3311. Please be as specific as possible about the days, times and and type of violation.

Yes and no. A long time ago, Google stopped showing search term keywords in Google Analytics for its logged in users. You can read about it online. Most of your traffic may be from logged in Google users so it will hide their keywords searched and show up as "not provided". Rest assured, we are sending the traffic that is using your keywords and the service will work the same way regardless.
Quality First It is easy to buy website traffic on the internet. It can be challenging though to find a reputable traffic provider. For a website owner incoming visitor’s quality must be number one priority. Bad quality untargeted traffic brings low conversion rate. Boot visitors (fake traffic) brings absolute zero conversion rate. VisitorMaker.Com delivers only
Brian, I recently found your blog by following OKDork.com. Just want to say you’re really amazing with the content you put out here. It’s so helpful, especially for someone like me who is just starting out. I’m currently writing posts for a blog I plan to launch later this year. I think my niche is a little too broad and I have to figure out how to narrow it down. I essentially want to write about my current journey of overcoming my fears to start accomplishing the dreams i have for blogging, business, and travel. In doing so, I will share the best tips, tools, and tactics I can find, as well as what worked, what didn’t and why.

What makes an expired domain especially attractive is how beneficial it is for a website’s off-page search optimization. In the ideal case, the existing backlink structure can be kept and used. This saves a lot of work, as there’s now less pressure to continuously build inbound links. Generally, the value of a website grows organically over several years. The value of the domain increases with the search engine ranking and backlinks. The acquisition of an expired domain is a great opportunity for website operators to shorten this long path.
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