Monetizing a site is something I have gotten a little crazy about over the last year. For a while I would just throw AdSense up or whatever was easy and never went back to test.
However there is a huge opportunity to take the traffic you are already getting and increase conversions to make a lot more!
In this post I will show you…
Today I am going to share a foundational technique I use for all my new websites and the websites I am continuing to promote. This technique results in some highly relevant, very timely but lower quality backlinks going to my sites but more importantly FREE TRAFFIC!!
I call this my Traffic Diversion Technique and below I will share exactly how I do it and how it can be easily outsourced.
The Traffic Diversion Technique – Easily find and get involved in the conversations already happening online about your topic, ADD VALUE and a backlink diverting some traffic back to your site
The site I will use as an example is not my student loan or insurance site but a “hobby” site I created to document my recovery from my 2nd (damn knees) ACL Surgery. http://www.aclsurgeryrecovery.net
CORRECTION – Apr 29 – Tung from Cloud Living Journey in the comments did some more research and determine that it was not in fact a negative SEO attack against my site but just a massive amount of links from 1 website that was generating the unusual # of backlinks. Thanks for correcting me Tung!
Let me make sure to clear this up right away – I do not credit the negative SEO campaign that is hitting my case study website (My Case Study Website URL is Now Hidden) for increasing my traffic to record levels.
So what’s wrong with the title?
– Have I been attacked by a negative SEO campaign – Yes
– Have I had record traffic numbers (480+ visitors per day!) – Yes
– Do I think the negative SEO campaign affected my traffic – NO! Continue reading
I need to be able to be able to record in Google Analytics each click on an affiliate or non-affiliate external link so that I can: