I am getting much more traffic on my submissions at Red Gage than at Xomba, SheToldMe, or YouSaytoo. For the effort, Red Gage seems to be working much better, yet the other three sites have a higher Alexa ranking. Can anyone share their experience/thoughts on this? Thanks.
After about a week, I have concluded that Xomba is nearly dead. I have more than 10x more traffic on RedGage than Xomba. Huge difference.
I was searching through google for dofollow sites and came across mashbite.com this site pays you 80% just to submit links and it has a referral program where you earn 15% of the ads.
I just recently joined Redgage I think it is great. do not know about the other 2.
I get more Traffic from Xomba. (much higher than Redgage).
On a positive note, Redgage is good for Backlinks but they stall at making payments.
I don't really know much about the quality of traffic from redgage, but I do know that you should be aiming for traffic that comes from Google Search, whether it goes from Google to Redgage to your sales page, or straight from Google to your sales page.
This is the traffic which will earn you cash!
Xomba is no follow, but I have heard a lot of people mention smoe good Google rankings from it, which have earned them a fair amount of money!
I find that my links on Xomba are higher in the google search pages than my hub pages and shetoldme. Which is kind of strange considering they are no follow links.
I have had a really strange time with redgage. When I first joined and bookmarked my hubs, I started getting tons of visits from redgage within hours, I think one hub got spprox. 80 hits by next morning, rest were in the 25 -36 range.
I thought WoW! and spent the morning adding all my hubs and other sites.
But ... (always a but) after that first flurry, nothing but a few trickles.
never did figure it out.
I think all these sites are that way. The initial hits are the regulars on that site who befriend everyone. All of us have a tough time generating true organic growth from the outside.
I'm sure every site has a bunch of silent Jobsworths .... maybe when a new person joins, all the Jobsworths rush to see what you're linking to, in case they can report you for misuse.
After a few days, the Jobsworths are checking out other new starters
Interesting to hear you folks talk about the different sites, which is a learning lesson for me. Thank You all.
I think Redgage is the best. Though I submit links to Shetoldme and Xomba too. I get more traffic from redgage submissions.
I never started using these sites, I didn't do it as I thought it'd be considered bad form to just link to my own stuff.
Now though, a few years on, I have so much "my own stuff" dotted all over the Internet ... it's probably worth thinking about one day... just as a test.
But, yes, I think most people on those sites will be bored kids at school/similar, so unless you're writing about the latest gadget or their favourite band/football team, they won't really be good traffic - and, they can decreate your CTR on Google Adsense. I like to keep my CTR high.
Has anyone seen backlinks from these sites. I haven't and I'm just about ready to give up on them. I'm with thisisoli in that I want my real traffic to come from google or other search engines. Using those sites were just a means to an end, but if they're not working, I'm moving on.
There is allot of talk about backlinks and their benefit. Everyone wants dofollow. Do you know that too many outbound links from a dofollow can make that link useless! Do you know that Yahoo accepts nofollow links! Here is what you need to know..." a link is a link is a link."
Just my two cents.
This is incorrect. Yahoo does not use no follow links in it's ranking algorythm, it does crawl them for indexing, but since most websites get discovered pretty quickly nowadays anyway, that is not really a big deal.
Too many links from a do follow site only become useless if it is spammy. Otherwise there is really no problem at all.
" a link is a link is a link." is completely wrong, a link is not just a link.
Xomba is good at giving backlinks. So is Tipdrop.
Xomba is no follow. A few days after you post an article there the links are changed. Never used Tipdrop.
I started a new thread here
which you may be interested in.
by Eric Farmer 17 months ago
I have been reading older forum posts and doing some research on my own for this question. I know some Hubers have great success with Pinterest so I would love to hear what you are doing that works. Thank you.
by Dorsi Diaz 7 years ago
I have been a member of RedGage for over 2 years but have not been very active until a month ago. Part of not being on there more was I had a crappy computer. Now I have lots of memory to upload photos and quickly posts links. I have been noticing that some people there have made some serious money...
by Chuck Bluestein 5 years ago
Earlier I posted that people should go and make links going to other sites that do not belong to you nofollow. Then someone mentioned that if your hubber score is less than 85 then "every link" will be nofollow. But this is not what HubPages says. HubPages says:"If your HubberScore...
by easyspeak 9 years ago
When I do the link:'url' thing on google for my hubs, nothing comes up for the hubs that I've done backlinks for on ezine and other places. Does that mean google isn't counting my backlinks to my hubs?When I use http://www.checkbacklink.com/ it does pick up the backlinks.Anyone have any...
by Nell Rose 8 years ago
Hi, I just thought I would sign up for Xomba for my back links as Redgage is a complete waste of time as I can never get a link to work! So I joined blogger and I don't like that! So tonight I thought I would have a go at Xomba, is there anybody that thinks it's worth it? thanks
by Thomas Byers 11 years ago
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...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|