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SEO Myths And Let Them Know Where Your At For More Traffic

  1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
    crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago

    http://images1.filecloud.com/699542/life.gif

    I get a lot of traffic from the Search Engines and I see a lot of people asking how do I get listed in the search engines. The answer to that is simple I tell them. Yes I know the myth that you should let the search engines find you but I never have. One of my favorite sayings is " If you build it they will come " but guess what you have to let them know you exist in order to get found.

    Screen Shot Of My Hub Pages Search Engine Traffic

    http://images.filecloud.com/699196/Hub%20Pages%20and%20Search%20Engines.jpg

    Let me give you a real good tip here. Never buy a search engine submission service. Not ever. You know the ads for $29.95 we will submit your site to 33.345 search engines and directories. You know when you fall for this basically all your going to do is lose your $29.95 or what ever it is they are charging. It preys on two things. People are lazy and they want instant success. Its not going to happen folks. You would be a lot better off to take that $29.95 and buy 3 expired domains with traffic and redirect that traffic onto your Hub Pages thru domain forwarding

    Submit Yourself and here are some links grouped by the search engines.

    MSN

    Live Search

    http://www.live.com/

    Windows Live Favorites

    http://favorites.live.com/manage.aspx

    Live Search URL Submission

    http://beta.search.msn.com/docs/submit.aspx

    Yahoo

    With the below you must have a Yahoo Account to use. If you don't have one its free to sign up for one.

    Save to My Web

    http://myweb.yahoo.com/myresults/bookmarklet

    My Sites

    https://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/mysites

    Submit Your RSS Feed

    http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/submit

    Site Submit

    https://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/submit

    Remember you must be signed into Yahoo for the above Yahoo Links to work properly.

    Google


    Google Webmaster Tools

    https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/siteoverview

    Blog Ping Service

    http://blogsearch.google.com/ping

    Submit Your Site To Google

    http://www.google.com/addurl/

    Add Content To Google Base for traffic

    Learn how to easily submit all types of online and offline content on Google through Google Base, Google Book Search, and other services.

    http://base.google.com/

    Google Webmaster Central

    http://www.google.com/webmasters/


    Some words of caution.


    There are a lot of search engine myths circulating around the web and it really surprises me some of the stuff that gets started and before long people will be claiming it is the absolute truth. If your researching SEO and you should if your serious about making money as a webmaster just be careful what you believe and what you don't. Your best friend is Google and you can find out almost anything with just a few clicks. And I guarantee you that you will be happy you did. Go to long established sites like Digital Point or Netpond and read read read and ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask questions.

    Bottom line you can use the links and resources above to get your Hub Pages or sites listed all over the net and if you use them all you will see your traffic increase daily and remember content may well be king but you need that traffic to make it all come together and happen.
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  2. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
    crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago

    Buying And Using Expired Domains For Traffic

    Thought I would add a few words here on buying expired domains and using the traffic that a lot of these have.

    You can use Google to find expired domains and you want to do a little research to see what kind of traffic and back links the expired domain has. If you  really dig you can find some real jewels. Like for instance last night I was able to pick up a bunch with traffic. One I will share with you is

    http://jacknabbit.com/

    You can see where I have it set to go to now.

    I bought it at Go Daddy for $10.19 which is a bargain in its self for a site like this one. If you search Google and Yahoo for it you will see it is a virtual traffic machine because of all the links out there to it. Also search for jacknabbit.com/

    I buy these thru Go Daddy so I can use the domain forwarding to send the traffic on these expired domains where I want to. If you want it to go some where else you can easily change it in domain forwarding.

    Over time just by buying one or two at a time you can build up quite a collection and harvest quite a large amount of traffic. They do pay for their self.

    Again any questions just ask and I will try my best to give you a answer.

    Please note I posted the link to show the potential of what you can do.

  3. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
    crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago

    Anyone else ever tried buying expired domains.

  4. embitca profile image88
    embitcaposted 9 years ago

    I've bought a few and used them to build sites on. They weren't sites with any traffic, but they had some domain aging and backlinks and I definitely noticed a difference in how quickly they were spidered, gathered pagerank, etc.

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      If you search and find the ones with good back links and traffic it is well worth the $$$ and effort.

      1. Whitney05 profile image64
        Whitney05posted 9 years ago in reply to this

        This is an interesting concept. I know I have typed URLs in wrong and have been sent to other sites or click on sites in search engines and get a site that has nothing but Google ads or junk.

        I did a quick search for deleted domains that may pertain to my current site. How do you know the traffic and backlinks of the domain in order to pick the better ones?

        1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
          crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

          You want the domains with the most back links and if you can find ones in the Yahoo Directory then it is so much better. Find the ones with the most back links and you will be so much better off and you will get regular traffic.

  5. Inspirepub profile image86
    Inspirepubposted 9 years ago

    Where and how would one do such a search (please excuse my ignorance ...)?

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Simply do a Google Search for

      deleted domains

      and search it out.

      If you have any other questions feel free to ask.

  6. Paraglider profile image88
    Paragliderposted 9 years ago

    Presumably the expired domains should originally have something in common with where you want to forward them to? Because there are few things more irritating than doing a search, selecting the site you want to visit and being wanged off somewhere else altogether.

  7. Mark Bennett profile image62
    Mark Bennettposted 9 years ago

    I guess if it is a domain like waxerchitl.com you could use it for pretty much anything ... wink

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      You sure could. And a lot of major online companies buy up used expired domains and send all the traffic to their site or sites. I buy them almost every day and I pretty much send them every where.

  8. Marisa Wright profile image93
    Marisa Wrightposted 9 years ago

    ...but how do you work out what the backlinks to a domain are?

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot. … links.html

      There is a great article Google has done on it.

      Or you can use the below example in the search box at Google , Yahoo , or MSN

      link:http://www.example.com

      Just replace the example link with your own link.

      Always with a older domain check also to see if its in the Yahoo Directory. If it is you hit the traffic jack pot usually.

  9. dindin profile image61
    dindinposted 9 years ago

    I have a question on your hub that you are sending traffic to.

    I don't see any ads on your hum. How is it benificial to send traffic to that specific hub?

    Is it to send traffic to your other hubs?

    I'm taking your advice and asking questions

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Well I see the ads maybe you looked when they were down.

      Okay they are at 12 Noon April 18 down every where across Hubpapes

      1. Whitney05 profile image64
        Whitney05posted 9 years ago in reply to this

        I don't see ads on that particular hub, either.

        I see ads everywhere else on hubpages though, so I don't think they're down.

  10. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
    crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago

    They are back now. And they were down every where. I checked three peoples hubs and their were no ads anywhere.

  11. Whitney05 profile image64
    Whitney05posted 9 years ago

    I dunno... I saw them on all hubs that I checked except the one that you having to jacknabbit.com

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Well I don't know really. But they are on there now.

  12. esocial profile image61
    esocialposted 9 years ago

    That's a good tip about submitting the feed url's to MyYahoo and GoogleBlogSearch.  I just did that now.  Not just my profile's feed, but also the feeds for the tags I use most often.

    Thanks for the post!

  13. pauldeeds profile image
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    pauldeedsposted 9 years ago

    You're probably aware of this, but I don't think the way you (or GoDaddy) does domain forwarding using frames is going to pass on any page rank from the old incoming links to the domain.  It also makes for a potentially confusing experience for users, since the address bar will say "http://jacknabbit.com" perpetually no matter where the user navigates to after landing on your hub.  I think you (or at least the visitors to your domain) would be better off if you did a 301 (moved permanently) or 302 (moved temporarily) redirect using an HTTP header.

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Yes I am aware of it. Going to go for a better way of doing it in the future. Probably will start forwarding them on my own server.

  14. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
    crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago

    Ok and I am now ready to show this. What I have been able to do with

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Top-10-Celebrity-Babes-2008

    by using the methods in this thread.

    Over 10.000 unique visitors to that one hub along in under 30 days and anyone else can do the same thing.

    The Hub page in question was started on 3 , 28 , 08 which is less than 30 days ago. I did black out some of my traffic sources as I do want to keep them private.

    Stats For Last 24 Hours


    http://images1.filecloud.com/703222/24.jpg

    Below are the stats for all time. Notice Google has not shown up that much yet. But they will


    http://images1.filecloud.com/703217/Ever1.jpg

  15. gamergirl profile image58
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Anyone can get a crapload of traffic if they post pictures of nearly naked girls.. LOL

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      It is a celebrity hub but I can do it on any hub. I will create one for this purpose oh wait. Shoeless Joe Jackson. Or any of my Ghost Hubs.

      You can push traffic to any hub if you use on topic marketing tactics.

      Celebrities and the key words related to it are the most searched for search terms on the net. It would make sense to build hubs for the most searched for terms.

  16. gamergirl profile image58
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Sure, celebrities are pretty popular search terms, but the "celebrity gossip" and "celebrity pictures" categories are chock full of content already.  I guess I'm just not hip to the idea of competing with millions of other sites for the attention of unique hits.  Maybe that's my problem. tongue

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      No you probably really like what your doing and I like celebrities. It all goes back to do what you like. I have traffic on my own sites which I push onto my celebrity pages and it works well. But I will be doing some more UFO , Ghosts and paranormal stuff this summer as I pursue on my own and with video cameras ghosts and ufos. I also want to do more with social justice and am thinking of doing a hub with real letters from death row, Just some other ideals I have.

  17. gamergirl profile image58
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    Hey, I'm not saying anything is -wrong- with doing celebrity hubs.  I'm just saying I can see why they draw traffic.. it's teh boobies!  tongue

    1. crazyhorsesghost profile image88
      crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Your 100 percent right. Some of the individual celebrities also have quite a following. Huge followings.

  18. dindin profile image61
    dindinposted 9 years ago

    I'm very new and I've been trying out lots of topics including celebrities. So far I've gotten the most traffic to a hub about taxes. Probably because of the time of year smile
    I'm beginning to think that celebrities are not going to be any easier than other topics

  19. dindin profile image61
    dindinposted 9 years ago

    I have another question. Why send all of that traffic to a hub when they take 40% of your impressions?
    Would it be more profitable to send it to a blog so you could keep all of the impressions?

  20. Lissie profile image87
    Lissieposted 9 years ago

    Traffic is one thing - but hows the revenue - I find a huge disconnect  -particularly within internal hubpages traffic - they don't make me any $ (though I love them anyway! )

  21. kerryg profile image88
    kerrygposted 9 years ago

    crazyhorsesghost, apologies if this is not the place, but I was wondering - what is the copyright situation with hubs full of celebrity pictures? I mean, unless you're a very active photographer with a heck of a lot of psuedonyms, you didn't take a single one of those pictures, and I didn't see that you credited the photographers anywhere either. Is it considered commentary or a "review" and therefore fair use, or do you go in assuming that the earning potential outweighs the risk of a potential cease-and-desist letter?

 
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