In Search of Traffic?

When I originally started online, I had a product to sell and guess what nowhere to promote that product.

I was completely lost and my sponsor, well of course she was of no help at all. Her only advice to me for this “Vitametavegamin” concoction was to market it to my friends and family. In all honesty, I did believe in the vitamins and on a personal level felt much better while taking this product.

Internet junkie that I am, I searched online for free traffic.  Bingo, finding a prominent Traffic Exchange in my search I was off and running, at least I believed so. This Traffic Exchange had 25,000 members or so they proclaimed. After nearly a year, never receiving any referrals to the Traffic Exchange or any customers for my product from the site it was time to rethink my strategy. Sometimes it is easy to get caught in all the hype and get distracted from your real goals. I had become what most would call a surfaholic!

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5 Blogging Tips

Once your blog has been established and you’re meeting your initial goals, it’s time to look to the future. How do you want to grow your blog? What are the possibilities? You can add monetization methods. You can offer more value. And of course you can grow your subscriber base.

Here are five tips to grow your blog:

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Blog Comments

One of the reasons to choose a blog over a traditional website is the ability to interact with visitors via comments. However, you do not have to activate comments. In fact, sometimes it’s a good idea to turn your commenting feature off.

What are the Benefits of Commenting?

Many people judge the success of their blog by the number of comments they receive. And it’s true that an active blog does tend to draw more numbers. The more visitors and subscribers you have the more potential there is for profit. And an active blog is a fun blog.

However, commenting does not always mean success you can have a very successful blog that does not receive many comments.

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