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The 9 Free Things Every Site (or Lens!) Should Do

Updated on January 24, 2013

Everyone online wants to be noticed

Rule #1: If you have a site or Squidoo lens, you want more traffic.

Rule #2: You don't have enough money to buy as much traffic as you need.

Rule #3: You've already made your site/lens as compelling as you know how to.

So, what now? Read on for the (free) details. 

1. Think hard about what you write and do - The number one tactic of SEO and traffic generation is to be remarkable

Are you writing me-too stuff? Is your product or service just like the rest?

The secret is simple: don't work harder at yelling. Work harder at having something to say.

The secret shortcut of online promotion

...is that there is no secret shortcut. Step by step, bit by bit, link by link, you build something important and powerful.

Hurry, but don't rush.

2. Find sites that make it easy to share your taste - Digg is a site that lets the mob find the good stuff

Not only is contributing to the community a good idea, but it pays off in traffic back to your best stuff. (Watch out! If your stuff isn't good, it will get buried).

Bonus #2a: Start an argument

It turns out that arguments and debates and comments are a great way to get people coming back.

Do you need connections to succeed online?

Yes! It matters who you know.

Yes! It matters who you know.

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  • MorganJF12 2 years ago

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  • sakshibali 2 years ago

    Yes, connection matters a lot. No matter how talented you are, no matter how much efforts you have put in the article, you need connections to succeed. One more important thing that you need to succeed is money. Even in real life you cannot survive in this disillusioned world without money and connections.

  • jackmaster10 2 years ago

    I will give you a great connection right now check out this page http://www.squidoo.com/earn-insane-prizes-for-free...

  • jackmaster10 2 years ago

    I will give you a great connection right now check out this page http://www.squidoo.com/earn-insane-prizes-for-free...

  • solarsammy 2 years ago

    Having connections is the easy way up the Squidoo ladder, but of course this can't be done fully without unique content.

  • jenjelly 2 years ago

    Connections certainly make it a lot easier.

  • malasia 2 years ago

    yes, the more people you know the more views and comment you will receive.

  • malasia 2 years ago

    yes, the more people you know the more views and comment you will receive.

  • JENNIFERMARCHESE 2 years ago

    I believe it is who you know that matters..In school sports, work environment, pretty much anything..its who you know..its all politically geared...

  • Felicitas 3 years ago

    Yes. I'd definitely say it matters who you know. But, once that door is opened, you have to respect your visitors and give them more than they expect.

  • hjohn1024 3 years ago

    Yes I think everyone needs connections to succeed online. Connections will make you better known. The people who seem to know everyone will talk about you, and others will get to know you as well. it is difficult to find your way without online connections...

  • hjohn1024 3 years ago

    Yes I think everyone needs connections to succeed online. Connections will make you better known. The people who seem to know everyone will talk about you, and others will get to know you as well. it is difficult to find your way without online connections...

  • Mick Bert 3 years ago from Australia

    yes

  • kissmiss 3 years ago

    indeed

  • mjogiyal 3 years ago

    Yes,

  • blakeford11 3 years ago

    You need someone good at internet marketing

No! Great content and hard work are the secret.

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  • oasisbinloc 2 years ago

    If you want to get something up and running quickly connections are quick and solid ways of doing that, but ultimately your content will have the final say. If you have great content but no connections people will find it and it will grow. If you have connections and poor content, people will make sure not to come back again.

  • oasisbinloc 2 years ago

    If you want to get something up and running quickly connections are quick and solid ways of doing that, but ultimately your content will have the final say. If you have great content but no connections people will find it and it will grow. If you have connections and poor content, people will make sure not to come back again.

  • glowgirlglow 2 years ago

    Hard work is the secret;but having connections dosnt hurt either.

  • hawkstar 2 years ago

    Great content and hard work are the secret.

  • Emmanuel Gitonga Munyi 2 years ago

    No. It really matters on an individuals work and moral ethics on how badly they want to succeed.

  • Emmanuel Gitonga Munyi 2 years ago

    What's your position on minimum wages?

  • Miriam Parker 2 years ago from Montclair, CA. 91763

    No, but you have to be very resourceful to make sure your content is factual. Having connections, however, can't hurt, but good old hard work does pay off.

  • tribesearcher 2 years ago

    Most people say we have three kinds of people; people moving around in the Zombiezone, people moving around in the Comfortzone, people moving around in the Hyperzone. I say; every human being is awesome, you only have to become the real version of yourself. What do you think?

  • ashishr19 2 years ago

    Obviously unique content and attractive organizing style will help a particular lens gain more traffic. Just by knowing some people will not help in growing the page visitor or Lens visitor circle. Check out my lens about why one should visit Paris at http://www.squidoo.com/why-one-should-visit-paris

  • figgz14 3 years ago

    be realistic and original..

  • figgz14 3 years ago

    be realistic and original..

  • gytass 3 years ago

    everyone can do it, check mine out http://www.squidoo.com/overcoming-a-challenge

  • roja10 3 years ago

    Of course a great content is what you need to succeed. Without a good content how is it possible to get noticed by people other than a few of whom you know?

  • PSPACC 3 years ago

    I'd say great content matter but its all down to links links and more links!

  • Jodimo 3 years ago

    Imagine that you were a famous Twitter user, tweeting your heart out. You post your link to the Interweb and say "Hey everyone, look at this!" Sure, you'll get may get many views on the page, but no one will buy the product if it's worth no more than the tweet you sent. Working hard will get you what you want, having an interesting and exciting idea will get you what you want, and working hard will get you what you want. If you believe that your creation, your product, your page, anything is worth anything, it is, whether you get the benjamins or the self value.

  • LadyGeisha 3 years ago

    You need to maintain a constant online presence across various social media platforms as well as aggregate compelling content in order to succeed. Not to mention the amount of time it takes to update all the sites -- you get out of it what you put in!

  • idoo4traffic 3 years ago

    To give up easily in any endeavor is to accept cheap defeat! This lens business is not different. Provided it does not cost us too much in terms of money, time and other resources,we must continue to work hard, pray and hope. Someday, somehow, things are likely to turn out for the better. We should keep in mind the expression "If you try but do not succeed, try, try, try again". That was what Abraham Lincoln did and finally became the US president after failing the umpteenth time.

  • anonymous 3 years ago

    I'm new on Squidoo. I think that we need connections but great content and hard work perhaps will have better results.

    http://www.squidoo.com/carindubai

  • QuanDuo 3 years ago

    Connections may give a short term, superficial advantage, but after a while this advantage will run its course, and without a truly original, self-sustaining content, others will not take the initiative to reach towards you.

  • Madelight75 3 years ago

    Connections are integral to success, but even more integral is determination. Determination will cause you to be noticed and once you are noticed connections begin to follow after you.

3. Build ANOTHER Squidoo lens - Every blog, every organization needs one

A lens (you're reading one) is an organized directory that makes it easy for people to find your good stuff. It's free and you should have one... it will bring you credibility and traffic.

Already have a lens? Make another, and link 'em together. Up your discoverability factor.

4. Get your team, or customers, or friends to spread the word - It's not a top down world any more, folks

It only takes a dozen or two people to post something to StumbleUpon, or Delicious, or other social news and bookmarking sites to get a lot of attention to your work. Stop worrying about getting listed in the New York Times and start talking to your friends instead.

5. Issue a press release - But only if you have something to say

Press releases aren't just for reporters. News readers (like Google News) read the press releases for the good stuff. So if you've got stuff, issue it as press release.

6. Get a sister site for testing - When the IT folks complain too much

Most big organizations have a 'frozen' site. No testing, no little experiments, no landing pages. You don't have to fight them. Just get some low-cost or free hosting and experiment with some pages that come BEFORE your firewall.

7. Google Analytics - You won't know what's working unless you measure

If you've got a lens, don't worry about this part. Squidoo handles it for you! Just check your stats page for daily info.

8. Don't be boring - If it's so obvious, why are you ignoring it

Every single one of the hundreds of millions of web surfers has billions of choices. And they're not choosing you. Why? Well it could be that they don't know about you. But it's way more likely that they don't care.

9. Facebook, Flickr, MySpace, LinkedIn, YouTube

It's kind of unfair to put all these together, because they each deserve their own writeup.

What hot community are you already part of? Are you on Facebook, Twittering with your friends, getting Adds on MySpace, or swapping pics on Flickr? Link back to your favorite sites and lenses from those profiles. Link hither and yon and back again, and you'll generate your own little traffic economy. Nice.

What's the unsung tip? - Tell readers of this lens which technique is the one they shouldn't skip

Which technique is the easiest to ignore (but the most important to do!?)

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What's tip #10? - Add your own idea here.

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      frisco3 10 years ago

      Thanks Seth. I just added Google Analytics because of this post.

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      tfragala 10 years ago

      Open the lines of communication. Make it easy for visitors to keep in touch. Offer a free newsletter, point to your blog, offer something to read, display a poll.

      Tom Fragala

      www.mytruston.com

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      jeff_cram 10 years ago

      Add a Google Site Map. It's free, makes it easier for Google to index your content and gives you valuable information on what search querries are driving traffic to your site.

      www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps

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      sheywood 10 years ago

      Great lens--Just Dugg it! My #10 is links. Relevant participation on blogs and sites like Squidoo; regular, consistent publishing to sites like De.lic.ious and Digg (that also power targeted content feeds to keep multiple sites fresh) and linking from reviews on Yahoo! Amazon and eBay drive traffic.

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      douglaskarr 10 years ago

      Jeff is on track. Optimizing your web for Analytics engines is important. Meta tags for keywords and descriptions, robots.txt file for Analytics crawlers, pings for Google, as well as a sitemap will help considerably. Posting isn't enough... you have to supply the map for how to get there!

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      stephkiss 10 years ago

      Good tips. My addition would be to keep your site up to date - every day if you can. Nothing worse than a site that was last updated during the Clinton administration.

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      patinkc 10 years ago from Midwest

      My number 10 is make your webpages visually appealing.

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      bonus-hunter 10 years ago

      COMMENT a lot and offer free stuff and freebies ;-) People love that. Analytics, social networking and bookmarking is also important.

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      beta3609 10 years ago

      Add email subscriptions to your blog, lens or RSS feed (e.g. FeedBlitz), pushing your content to the 85% of readers who don't get RSS and whom you want to keep reaching (right? right!); plus it helps build a stronger online relationship with them. Remember those who are not on the bleeding edge.

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      Susanna Duffy 10 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      I follow the trail of the purple cow

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      worksmarts 10 years ago

      Make your Squidoo Lens an item in your Plaxo signature - that way every email is an advertising opportunity. And thanks for the Google Analytics tip - put that in place yesterday.

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      Room214 10 years ago

      Set up a syndicating press room, customized to the look and feel of your site. Unfortunately only about 10% of a website's content gets updated regularly, and those updates are typically press/news room items. So set your news room up on a blog platform and syndicate those updates through RSS.

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      rpederse 10 years ago

      Check your darn e-mail

      If your website has a general inquiries e-mail address, CHECK IT, for crying out loud. Obsessively. And then respond.

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      lesleyprice 10 years ago

      Hey thanks for this lense, I just started my very first site and will defintely use a few of thse examples. Will check back soon to see what you have to say.

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      digilee 10 years ago

      hhhmmm ... analytics!!

      Too much time wasted in there!

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      jimbursch 10 years ago

      Here's number 10: Go to MyMindshare.com, generate your own mindshare revenue, and place your own paying ad using your generated revenue. Easy!

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      smithville 10 years ago

      Seth,

      Thanks for the tips. Just getting started with Squidoo and Blogging. I am what you would consider "old school web". I have been creating website for over seven years. However, keeping up with web 2.0, youtube, social bookmarking, and on and on is getting tough.

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      gp1628 10 years ago

      Open a CafePress shop. Even if its just the free one. Create items that match your theme, or offer others works, or ask your visitors to come up with designs. Every site should offer a merchandise shop when its this free and easy. Maybe avoid having to go to clickers and banners to pay for site.

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      Nate_Constant 10 years ago

      Thereâs a site out there called DiggHelper.com that helps promote your digg articles if youâre looking to generate more traffic from digg. Itâs main purpose is to help businesses who use digg.com to promote themselves.

      http://digghelper.com

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      bwelford 10 years ago

      Well it's really an extension of that Don't Be Boring rule, but it's so important that it deserves to be out there by itself. Make sure your title is explanatory and so enticing that you just have to open the item. The title is as important as the content.

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      ftg 10 years ago

      Love your short

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      RepMachine 10 years ago

      Thanks for the great Squidoo. I think the golden rule from above is Don't Be Boring.

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      anonymous 10 years ago

      Thanks Seth. Have been frustrated with Google not showing my work on relevant searches even though I have the best site out there for my niche - Portrait Cameo jewelry all because I do not have tons of backlinks.

      Hoping that Squidoo and other new stuff like Flickr etc will help people like myself

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      IvanCDG 10 years ago

      I have recently discovered Wikipedia as an excellent resource. There are creative ways to get your business on there, and it can lend credibility. Might not help everybody, but I'm sure it'll help a few people a LOT. Editing Wikipedia is MUCH easier than I thought. Check it out.

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      GethsemeneRose 10 years ago

      If you are a CafePress Site (wich a lot of people on Squidoo are) then Go to TShirtPixels and get your FREE ad.

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      bonus-hunter 10 years ago

      Never had an idea how you add google analytics to a lens. Is that possible at all? Can somebody please tell me who to do this. Cheers!

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      Ladymaggic LM 10 years ago

      Thanks for a great squidoo. You have some great pointers. I found adding my sites to the free search engines as often as I updated gave me extra coverage..as by the time they caught up with me, the next entry was there...

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      tnakagawa 10 years ago

      Thanks Seth. I would also include adding links to your LinkedIn profile. It works especially well if you do any type of consulting work.

      http://www.linkedin.com

      Regards,

      Tats

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      anonymous 10 years ago

      become a deliciouso too!

      http://www.flynote.com

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      anonymous 10 years ago

      Write Articles. Articles are great for getting traffic. Especially if they are posted on the right sites or in ezines.

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      John_Guanzon 10 years ago

      Have patience. Something daring, interesting, useful, provocative, free, compelling, emotional or urgent will not just come to you overnight.

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      mjesales 10 years ago

      I vote for make profiles and do a lot of social bookmarking or make profiles at various sites like myspace.com etc. Posting on forums related to your topic - with useful info... is also helpful.

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      texasshutterbug 10 years ago

      You have some good solid advice. Thanks

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      cflick 10 years ago

      Lots of great info here, I've started to use Technorati a while back and am learning more about Tagging as well as Social Bookmarking

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      taxattorney 10 years ago

      Amazing Lens!

      You can get good backlinks and traffic from myspace and icq groups. Only post in relevant groups with good comment. Your signature block should contain a link to your site.

      David Jacquot

      www.4taxhero.com | Tax Attorney

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      Birdiejaworski 10 years ago

      My number 10: Fall in deep, deep love with your topic, your site, your business. It isn't enough to simply be decent at what you do. It isn't even enough to simply be the BEST at what you do. You gotta love it with as much passion as you have for any lover.

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      qoody 10 years ago

      For the 10th tip I would add Keep you site updated!

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      Karen Kay 9 years ago from Jackson, MS

      Talk it up in forums. Your signature contains the link, and your voice is your authority on the topic. Takes a lot of time, but can also be fun. Great way to learn more about your subject of interest in the process, not to mention network with like minded souls!

      Thanks Seth!

      KK

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      If you can give something of value away for FREE it will add value to your customer experience. If you visit www.uniquehypnosis.com you can download a professional and advanced Stop Smoking Self Hypnosis MP3 Session for FREE right now! Become a non-smoker or help a friend to!

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      wealthyaffiliate 9 years ago

      Learn how to keep visitors on your site longer and bring them back again. Hint: Add videos or podcast

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      Working_From_Home 9 years ago

      Hi There, Thanks for this Lens, very helpful!

      My Suggestion for getting traffic to a website is to regularly update and add new content to your site, as this keeps your customers coming back to see what's new. :) Lisa

      http://www.lisas-estore.co.nz

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      gods_grace_notes 9 years ago

      Hello, Seth! Thanks for sharing...I've already discovered some of these ideas, and am flying off to try out the rest! As for me, I build, blog, babble effusively about the things I care about, rate lenses, sign guest books; Oh, yes...volunteering to be a Squid Angel works wonders! : )

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      maxieray 9 years ago

      Hi

      I really like this lens.

      So much info.I gave you 5 stars.

      I will bookmark and come back later to read more.

      Thanks again

      Maxie

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      RebeccaB 9 years ago

      great info, many thanks for your knowledge

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      charlesfuchs 9 years ago

      Great Marketing Information! 5 stars :-) My lenses include; Profitable Home Based Business and Best Work at Home Business. Check it out and rate it for me! Charles :-)

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      foodlover 9 years ago

      Some really helpful tips here, thanks for taking the time to do this.

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      Sweeppicker 9 years ago

      Seth is the greatest. Thanks for the tips.

      I'm building a lens showcasing Las Vegas wedding videography. Check it out and rate it for me! Mark :)

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      WVaTumbleweed 9 years ago

      Thanks Seth!!

      Come check out my site to learn how to buy Vintage shoes online - that will fit perfectly every time!

      Great Info - never heard of the purple cow until now. However it was neat looking at it all!

      Carolyn - WVaTumbleweed

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      Kelpie 9 years ago

      Very awesome tips! Take a look at my lens: How To Shop For Computers and Electronics A great lens on how to shop smart, with some product recommendation and more! 5 stars for you!

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      abl1 9 years ago

      Hey Seth, I just checked your bio

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      abl1 9 years ago

      Squidoo didn't like the rest of my comment, which was that I received your email about The Dig, so email lists are great traffic builders! Check out mine on Squidoo!

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      muddy 9 years ago

      Tip no.10--- Use long-tail keywords.

      bye,

      author of Sedu Hair Style Tips

      Learn To Play Piano

      Learn Poker

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      IMgeek 9 years ago

      Awesome tips and a great display of how you used these tips yourself.

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      Bill Barton Msc 9 years ago

      A great lens. I love Squidoo. Thanks Seth.

      Charlie

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      steve chaballa 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. Everyone here is very helpful! - Dusty from porn reviews

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      Smiley 9 years ago

      Hi Seth, Thanks for your Squidoo community! Update frequency is a must for everything you do online whether it's blogging, writing articles or updating profiles. Gone is the day of the static website new and fresh is what it's all about online today.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks for pointing out some interesting sites I have not heard of before. I just joined twitter... so let's how it can help increasing traffic to my lenses!

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      vitar 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips Seth!

      My tip No.10 - Make a quality lens every day.

      Everyone's invited to stop by and check out my lens aboutWedding Speeches and Toasts!

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      Arizona-Snow 9 years ago

      Some nice tips here - I'm going to utilize some of them to get extra PR for my website, Knoll House Interforum.

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      helpbyl 9 years ago

      Thanks. very useful info!

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      helpbyl 9 years ago

      Thanks. very useful info!

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      Mr_Bucks4Banners 9 years ago

      Great tips and I love the new Squidoo stats showing keywords! Check out and help rate my Bucks4Banners ~ Make £500 Monthly With Your Sites/Blogs lens here. Thank you for reading my blurb!

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      Robin S 9 years ago from USA

      REally great tips. Thank you! I'd add that you talk about your lens in any forums you visit.

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      my_little_pebbles_gift_shoppe 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. I am always looking for new ones to bring traffic to my store. I found a couple i had not heard of. Great lens!

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      treydelta 9 years ago

      great stuff, thanks.

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      compleatdad 9 years ago

      Well, I knew that Seth.

      But I forgot a lot of it. Thanks for reminding me.

      Here is one of many: Midwives: the extermination has

      begun

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Wow. Great tips to promote my lens eBay Selling 101 â A Powerful Internet Marketing Platform. Thanks, Seth!

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      njoroge27 9 years ago

      Another cool way is to get listed in Dmoz.org directory.It takes time but when your site is included its worth the effort.

      http://seojiffy.com

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      steveT 9 years ago

      Hi Seth, came across this lens from my Dashboard. Excellent practical tips. thanks steve from male sexual health.

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      digitalraves 9 years ago

      Hi Seth,

      Great lens from One

      Million AGLOCO.

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      brlau 9 years ago

      I recommend using Axandra Search Engine Submission Software. This is a secret weapon for increasing traffic to your lens!

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      PotPieGirl 9 years ago

      Great lens, Seth! Thanks for the information.

      My Tip #10 - Onlywire.

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      ronpass lm 9 years ago

      Create an e-book (free or paid) about Squidoo or your theme. Link your blog in via an RSS module. Heaps of other strategies here:

      Squidoo Marketing Strategies

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      KarenC LM 9 years ago

      Thanks for the info.

      I'm fairly new and need all the help I can get. Please check out my sites if you don't mind.

      https://hubpages.com/animals/rescue4theluvofdogs

      https://hubpages.com/animals/4theluvofdogs

      Please tell me how to get my links in here where they click.

      Thanks

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      Homunculus 9 years ago

      So you are this amazing Seth guy! Thanks for opening my eyes with your booklet "Everyone's an Expert." I'm a newbie to this, but I love it.

      My suggestion? Post a puzzle. Drive's 'em nuts!

      - Brian at The Math Mojo Chronicles

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      Roger Anderson 9 years ago

      I don't think you can register with Technorati - Lenses are not blogs. There are not permalinks to individual posts and so on. That is from their rules.

      "Technorati does not support claiming a static webpage."

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      ChristopherScot1 9 years ago

      Posting comments on other lenses seems to be the most productive way to get traffic to your lens! Just like I am doing right now! :-)

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      gamesavvy 9 years ago

      Great Lens , 5 Star Rated. Excellent tips, Thanks. From Psp Blender Guy.

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      brookehudson 9 years ago

      Bravo! This lens is awesome, Seth. Thank you for the tips and resources. 5 stars indeed.

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      CollectorsCottage 9 years ago

      I always learn a lot from you Seth! Thanks for this great lens.

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      jack01 9 years ago

      The Best Lens in Squidoo. Love it..Inspire me a lot. Thanks. From cheap music downloads Savvy.

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      daoine lm 9 years ago

      Thanks so much for outlining the options so clearly and succinctly. All this stuff about Digg and Technorati had me so confused - I couldn't tell which was worth trying and which wasn't. Now I'm just going to give each a go and see what happens :-)

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      PerfectWealth 9 years ago

      Hi Seth,

      Clearly some great tips there. Joining communities with high traffic surely helps to put your name out there.

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      tudders123 9 years ago

      Great tips... I clearly have a lot to learn. I've just started my first lens so thanks for giving me lots to think about guys.

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      fefe42 9 years ago

      If only I would not make so many Squidoo lenses and focus on one and make it great. Squidoo is quite addicting (in a good way.) I just started reading the Purple Cow and am loving it.

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      globalinternetmall 9 years ago

      Thanks! Great Lens! I am going to start using the techniques you have given. I just started my lense 3 days ago, so I will have to see what happens! Great Work!

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      Jezzzz 9 years ago

      This is a very good lense and it helps to branch off multiple ideas. Come check out my coach outlet store lense.

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      FundraisingGreen 9 years ago

      Eco-friendly fundraiser starting in Southern Cal this fall - who knows how far we'll go.

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      Janusz LM 9 years ago

      Great info, I AM HOOKED ON SQUIDOO :) Visit my Group Squidoo Design

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      WiiDude 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips Seth. I'm heading over to PRLeap right now. Check out my buy iPhone online lens and rate it for me!

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      seekgod7 9 years ago

      I am looking for a book to read I have a visionary site for squidoo.com/OneBillionLenses and looking for leaders of different topics. Park your lens here and become that leader by default. If you know of a book I can buy please Email me.Thanks Seth

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      bturner 9 years ago

      Me, me, me, me too... mine is about SEO of which I have a blog too.

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      Kmre68 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips, they will help me out.

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      get_healthy 9 years ago

      This is awesometastic! Great information!

      Thank you!

      Philip

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      Sergeantrom LM 9 years ago

      Hello room. My name is Rom and I am a Squidoo addict. : ) I love your ideas Seth and will start putting them to use asap. Here is another addiction of mine, take care! Cheaters TV show

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      muddy 9 years ago

      I think the only thing that I have not done are press releases.I invite you to come and take a look at my Hoodia lens and Learn to Play Piano lens .

      bye.

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      JonathanD 9 years ago

      Great lens, thanks for the info.

      I used some of it on my lenes: Get Rid Of Your Man Boobs

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      karukera 9 years ago

      well done seth, terrific job!

      I'll try to implement that with my lens as well

      http://www.squidoo.com/freespywareremovals/

      keep up the good work!

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      RedRidingHood 9 years ago

      Question: If you have more then one lens aren't they automatically linked together or do you need to do something more?

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      ABHIMANYU SINGH1 9 years ago

      hi seth,

      In India Business man is known as 'seth'so u r already seth and your lastname is godin means god sit'in, so your full name is 'God sitting in businessman'and that's you.

      Well,all your informations are valuable,I used few of them on very second day,and you see results,I'm on top of 1st page

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      Jennifer-Sams 9 years ago

      Seth. Thanks very much for the great tips. I have just started to build my lens in Squidoo so found the information very helpful. I will refer to this lens often. Best wishes

      http://www.squidoo.com/learn-to-rock-climb-like-a-...

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      klapskie 9 years ago

      great lens! 5 stars from me. looking forward to see you again. :)

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      Cliff88 9 years ago

      Great job on this lens lot's of info Thanks

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      theory test 9 years ago

      hi,

      great lense..

      very helpful ...

      Thanks

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      MCStylin 9 years ago

      I'd say along with step 10 to use any other service or site you are on (your website, your blogger blog, etc ) to put links to your Squidoo pages as well..Any way to get more traffic helps!

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      daryllorette 9 years ago

      Nice read!Thanks!

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      SalesPractice LM 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips and resources.

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      SouthernKarma 9 years ago

      Hi! You really are the Squidoo Guru! I'm trying to absorb everything that you are teaching in hopes of having my lense make it to the top 100! Thanks!!

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      scratbandit 9 years ago

      Thanks for making such an outstanding platform for some us to get started with.

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      joyce_leong 9 years ago

      Hi, 5 Stars for your lens. Very resourceful with lots of links to traffic building. Please do drop by Traffic Generation Techniques and rating/feedbacks. Thanks.

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      allysa 9 years ago

      I'll bookmark this lens, definitely very useful. Gracias for sharing Seth. 5* from me, web development services

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. I am very new to Squidooing so every bit of info helps.

      Aloha,

      June

      Micro Niche Finder.

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      Ray Holt 9 years ago

      Good Stuff. Can't wait to add some of this to my lenses. Thanks. Ray

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      linkpub lm 9 years ago

      I've sent broadcast emails to my ezine subscribers

      tell them how a fun lens on Squidoo can boost their

      traffic.

      http://www.squidoo.com/beercansolarheater

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      karukera 9 years ago

      Well done Seth, your lens is great. My number 10 tip would be to create an account with netscape and post something related to your lens...netscape.com has a very VERY high PR!!

      Anyway I'm gonna try to implement all these precious tips with my lens http://www.squidoo.com/language

      Thank you all;-)

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      Tim-Hollis 9 years ago

      Great lens. Lot's of help. Here's a tip. Put your lens referral link on your page. See mine in the intro.

      Peace,

      Tim

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      judithmurphy 9 years ago

      All sounds good to me!

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      -Graham- 9 years ago

      I'll give it a try!

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      shawnhi77 lm 9 years ago

      I love this lens. Great stuff. My #1 would be to submit an article to Ezinearticles.com.I do a lot of article marketing and this site is hands down the best. You can put a link in your Author Bio that links to your lens.

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      Jock 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. I'm new to all this Squidoo stuff, but I do write articles so maybe I'll start there. Meantime, I'll practice some Positive thinking

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      Cynthia White 9 years ago

      Great Tips. I will definitely try them to increase traffic to my newly created blog.

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      RedPenAnni 9 years ago

      I love getting advice from you Seth. Great lense and a great Squidoo site.

      One of several lenses of mine is My Chemical Romance. Love that group. July 23 is MCR Day!

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      Loupe-it 9 years ago

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      luboff 9 years ago

      Try not to be too commercial, its just boring! Lighten up, let the juices flow!

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      ey_jay 9 years ago

      thanks for the tips Seth, I've been doing some these for my site. 5 stars for you, cheers! hope you can visit my lens too, thanks

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      catch-cheating 9 years ago

      thank for your useful info, but how to claim lens on technorati.

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      jgary lm 9 years ago

      Digg - limited topics for submission. Good for tech articles.

      StumbleOn - works great for me. Cheap PPC, too!

      Technorati - need good keyword(s).

      It's funny no MySpace listed.

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      ChristopherScot1 9 years ago

      Play with your tags on a daily basis. Keep changing them until you find what works!

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      MarciS 9 years ago

      What a terrific, and very useful lens. Thank you!! I'll definitely be back!

      MarciS

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      Susan Wingate 9 years ago

      Holy Moly! Great ideas. I've implemented several and will be back shortly to see how my rankings progress. Thanks for the great suggestions! You might want to check out my newest lens http://www.squidoo.com/thecatsofsusanwingate! Funny! -Adios, adieu, and so long

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      adamsacres lm 9 years ago

      Blog about it, then ping. If you have a blog on the subject add your squidoo link. I do this with my lens house plans.

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      hungryfish 9 years ago

      Hi Seth, I read your book. Now the lens. You're a pro. Thanks for sharing. My

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      bennytudd 9 years ago

      Nice and interesting group with cool stuffs here, you may visit Stock Market Chart Updates Online at: Free Stock Maket Chart Analysison more about stock trading online and free stock market chart. Good to share. Thanks.

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      Chip_Westley 9 years ago

      Thank you Seth,

      I'll add this to my favorites and refer to it frequently. The web 2.0 is a very challenging area that I need to get a grasp of.

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      Sandra Rafaela 9 years ago

      Afro European Sisters Network (www.aesn.eu)

      A site that focuses on networking black women in and outside of Europe.

      Check out our different pages:

      -black authors page

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      -black women voice page

      -art page

      -links page

      Gr Sandra Rafaëla

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      TomGardiner 9 years ago

      Hey man, right on! Great Lens! Very helpful! I appreciate your information very much! You get 5 stars from me too! If you like winning No-Limit Sit-N-Go Poker tournaments, visit me too! I'd be honored! Love to see you there :) SitNGo-ProReview.org

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      Dayle_Medley 9 years ago

      Seth thanks for the great information as well as Squidoo. I believe this information will help build traffic to my lens Project Squid

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      GaryHarvey 9 years ago

      My tip for #10 is... BE ORIGINAL. It's too easy to paste in content from elsewhere. Don't. At minimum, do a re-write. Better still, add. Even better, be a trifle original... which is hard in our overcommunicated world. But try. - Gary SquidooTactics

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      GaryHarvey 9 years ago

      *****************************

      I wonder if people know that this lens belongs to the creative chap who INVENTED SQUIDOO. It does. Thanks Seth! - Gary | Micro_Niche_Finder

      *****************************

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      My tip #10 is to post a tip on this lens and to also connect with other people listed here. That's two tips for the price of one. If you appreciate my 2 cents I'm accepting donations at www.squidoo.com/30kin30days! Thanks!

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      schaghticoke 9 years ago

      Use great keywords! Original and scarce word-combinations work to your advantage. Don't forget to put common mis-spells into your tags as well.

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      KP_Yang 9 years ago

      Great Lens, I have a question, how to be feature on the "More Great Lenses" on the sidebar? Any relationship to traffic?

      Thanks.

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      KP_Yang 9 years ago

      Great Lens, I have a question, how to be feature on the "More Great Lenses" on the sidebar? Any relationship to traffic?

      Thanks.

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      aridesigns 9 years ago

      great ideas - great site - great Lens - thanks!!!

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      artgotc 9 years ago

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      msbiggs24 9 years ago

      Leave comments on other blogs, no matter what type of blog it is. This is a great way to get other visitors to your site.

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      marshie49 9 years ago

      Thanks for the information,been looking for ways to improve lens ranking.will implement suggestions

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      sdtechteacher 9 years ago

      Thank you for the great advice, and thank you for providing the squidoo site to us. I look forward to reading more of your work!

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      tranquil-gardens 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the helpful info!

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      International-Investor 9 years ago

      Great ideas I should have known. Emerging Market Investments - ETF's and stocks.a>

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      Mark Spivey 9 years ago from Australia

      Thanks Seth for a brilliant idea (Squidoo) and the accompanying support and suggestions provided by you, your staff and other Squidites.

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      DavidSiecker 9 years ago

      #10 - Create an Amazon.com Profile and Top 10 list.

      I was looking online for information for a newsletter recognized the value you share with other people is priceless. I provide Powerful Communication Tips at DavidSiecker.com. Please let me know if there is any way I can help you.

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      YiKeS 9 years ago

      G`day Sethman,

      well im Squiddling ... hahha ... how about a kool tool that keeps one link to 50 of the top Bookmarking Services .... check my lens and its right at the top, can`t miss it and ya sure don`t wanna miss out on it either!!

      YiKeS

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      YiKeS 9 years ago

      G`day,

      SETH!!! MATE!!! Where the heck is your Favicon?? While it`s not so much a "traffic puller" ... it sure makes people remember your website/s. Custom made Favicons here ... ; )

      Favicons Made To

      Order

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      NicholeB LM 9 years ago

      What a great lens! I'll have to figure out the Technorati/Dugg stuff, though - kind of a noob here.

      ~Nichole

      My best lens so far: https://hubpages.com/art/makebeads

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks, Seth. I have nothing more to add except...thank you all the way for these tips.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks, Seth. I have nothing more to add except...thank you all the way for these tips.

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      darkforces 9 years ago

      Fantastic Lens have put all those tips into action for my lens and have rated this lens 5 Stars. Come and check out my lens if you get time its http://www.squidoo.com/sit-n-go-strategy/ would be great to hear from you some time. Mayoor

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      dawnsantiquesan 9 years ago

      Just the information I was looking for. Iam going to start from the top of the list. 5* Thanks Dawn

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      Tomross 9 years ago

      Great ideas.I've started a group of my own lenses but there is so much to learn.

      Thanks,

      Tom.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Good information, thanks Seth. I use a lot of the sites you refer to and it truly does help get a lot of traffic to my lenses, which then regenerates to my site Hollywood Makeup Secrets.

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      danny_angel 9 years ago

      Wow this is indeed valuable information. I just need to apply it of course. Thanks a a lot.

      Cheers,

      DanNy

      Build Muscle Mass Fast Now

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks for the cool lens, Seth. Liked it so much that I added it to my own links plexo on my brand new How To Promote Your Site lens. Come on sign my guestbook now, eh! ;-)

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great tips!

      Patti

      BostonsandBoxers.com

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      Jay Pierce 9 years ago

      Great info Seth, appreciate it.

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      klapskie 9 years ago

      nice lens Seth, always the best! more stars!

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      klapskie 9 years ago

      nice lens Seth, always the best! more stars!

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      -Ron- 9 years ago

      Thanks for the useful info!

      Ron

      How To Make Money Online In Affiliate Marketing

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      yanmos 9 years ago

      Very useful, thanks

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      weezer 9 years ago

      hiya seth...thanks for the info...great lense hun...

      www.squidoo.com/sexerotica

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      Lady-Ellen 9 years ago

      Great Ideas, Seth..some I have to do..some I have done.

      My suggestions? My favourite press release site www.PRWeb.com and go to Amazon and build your own store! Amazing..

      Come visit Persephane-the next Harry Potter

      Cheers,

      Lady Ellen

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      nicataliano 9 years ago

      thanks for the advice, Don't Refinance

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      fedrickthomson 9 years ago

      really nice tips.....thanx seth. here's my best lens Personal loan india.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      great tips i say add your url to as many search engines as possible and blog everywhere u can

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      jvcronje 9 years ago

      hi Seth. I learnt a lot from you. Thanks a lot. I've applied it in my "lens of the day" lens on robotic mowers http://www.squidoo.com/robomow

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      Aika 9 years ago

      thanks for the tips Seth, really appreciate it.

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      cjohnson2 9 years ago

      Thanks, Seth. CJ

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      Nicegoogoo 9 years ago

      Great info, I like all of your free information, My 10th additional information is promote our sites in online community (Forums) related to our Lens My kind request visit here to see my lens about quit smoking

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      Fitguy 9 years ago

      Great stuff as always. Consistent effort is the key!

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      onlinecasino 9 years ago

      Ping you Blogs! Services such as pinggoat work very well!

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      pankaj1 9 years ago

      very nice list. one more free classified site that offers good tool for advertisement in India. http://www.clickindia.com

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      SARASOTASWEETIE 9 years ago

      Great lens. 5 stars!

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      lbonnice 9 years ago

      I don't suppose you happen to have a lens explaining how to use #1,2

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      lbonnice 9 years ago

      and 4, do you? (For some reason the rest of my question above was deleted, so I'm continuing it here). Those sites may be useful, but they're all really hard for a newbie to understand what they do, much less how to use them.

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      teebutch 9 years ago

      Great information I am going to use the better ideas

      Hobby Greenhouse Kits

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Brilliant lens indeed. Thanks! You have motivated me...

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      copernico 9 years ago

      Great ideas. One more: use 'traditional' SEO (search engine optimization) techniques. Basically, try to have other sites link to your lens. The easiest way is submitting your lens address and description to web directories (e.g. http://www.babelnetwork.com http://www.burndirectory.com)

      Good luck!

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      ThomasUkm 9 years ago

      Really good content here! Thumbs Up!

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      ronpass lm 9 years ago

      Great suggestions here Seth. I have added more ideas to my lens, Squidoo Marketing Strategies

      Ron Passfield

      Squidoo marketing

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      Haircare_Heaven 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips will get cracking an try a few

      http://www.squidoo.com/ghd_mk4_straighteners

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      ShellHarris 9 years ago

      I didn't know you could ping a Squidoo page, thanks for the great tip. Definitely a five star rating. If you like smoothies, take a look at my Smoothies: Healthy Smoothie Recipes. Thanks again. I would also add you write an article and submit it.

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      sanch3z 9 years ago

      As usual inimitable, mr. Godin!

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      Mrs-Communication 9 years ago

      My tip would be to post your lens to http://www.lensroll.com and to also visit the forums at http://www.squidu.com I just came across these 2 sites this past weekend, and experienced a nice rank boost for my lens on MODx.

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      coollikeme 9 years ago

      Awesome job, great tips

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      lajocar 9 years ago

      thanks Seth for the info. The sites that you listed really helped my lens http://www.squidoo.com/the-truth-about-six-pack-ab...

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      lookgoodfeelamazing 9 years ago

      Valuable information for a newbie

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      RickByrd1 9 years ago

      Seth, Thanks for the great info. For me article writing is the best way to get traffic.

      I would love to you visit my newest lens Why You Will Love Appleâs New iMac and give me feedback from the top dog.

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      Rossman LM 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great Info. I will try to do more promoting.

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      picturefixer 9 years ago

      If you want to increase traffic, just be interesting and create a series of lenses that you like.

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      GaryM1 9 years ago

      Good tips, Seth. After reading your lens, I'm going to add # 2 - 4 to my list NOW.

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      Forgiven 9 years ago

      Nice lens! 5 Stars from me! When you get time I would appreciate it if you would visit and rate my lens faithography

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      trueprosperity 9 years ago

      I'm pretty new Seth and this information is very good. I will come back for more. you're in my favorites now!!

      Kimberly

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      jackie57 9 years ago

      Hi Seth:

      You have a knack for de-mystifying!

      Blessings,

      Jackie

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      Girl-In-Green 9 years ago

      Awesomely awesome tips! Thanks

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      thealexangroup 9 years ago

      500% hike in traffic to my lenses. most excellent tips.

      soji

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      Wombats 9 years ago

      The "Thirty Day Challenge" You have to do this challenge to make your lens or site take off! I am just beside myself with excitement as to how this is going to effect the internet in general and my business. I am a dummy but learning quickly. It's the greatest potential marketing push I've seen.

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      ssuthep 9 years ago

      Some really great advice here. 5 Stars! I aso have a lens teaching others on Advertise for Free at No Cost - 10 Free Advertising and Marketing Ideas

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      Warrenpeace21 9 years ago

      Thanks Seth for all the Great Ideas for getting more traffic to your site.These tips really work.Check out my other sites.All the best.

      Warrenpeace21

      http://www.positivewriting.com/

      http://www.publishsuccess.com/

      http://warrenbrown.tripod.com/ecommerce/

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      wow impreesive lists of places to link with and to check out.. a few i did not know just favourited this so i can find it again easily

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      ViqiFrench LM 9 years ago

      Linking my "purple prose-y purple cows" in forums is giving the lens about my memoir ebook a nice kick. I happened to have burned Feedburner feeds a while ago; need to check those results.

      Author, "Daddy's Gonna Buy That Baby A Jaguar

      https://hubpages.com/art/DaddysGonnaBuy

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      MisterK1 9 years ago

      Excellent tips and information. Thanks sethgodin for taking the time to write this lens.

      https://hubpages.com/games-hobbies/Northern-Card-C

      http://www.squidoo.com/hobbycardstorage/

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      Linda Jo Martin 9 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      How about Ryze.Com . . . a business social networking site. Great help, Seth. I am thrilled to be a part of Squidoo.

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      What-I-Found 9 years ago

      Don't forget you can add your own Cafepress "store". It's not that hard and might work for many sights.

      Good Luck!

      Tina

      What-I-Found

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      Ms_Appleseed 9 years ago

      I need to work on a couple of these! Thanks! I get some traffic from my ebay About Me page for my smalltownbiz lens.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      thanks to you i decided to get my blog registered with technorati.

      and now i have instant access to it's rankings at the moment they are not good, but previously i did not have a clue what they were. this means i can fiddle about with the blog and see how it affects the rankings. i'm no longer blind

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      GOLDSMITH 9 years ago

      Hi awesome lens, I have voted you 5 stars, here is my lens online business visit it once if you like it vote my lens. Thank you...

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      RonAllen 9 years ago

      You're the man Seth. You covered it with simplicity. I like article writing as well to establish positioning.

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      uVme-MLM 9 years ago

      On the off chance that anyone is interested in what will be the next big Internet money sponner.... read on here..

      http://www.squidoo.com/uVme-MLM/

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      pankaj1 9 years ago

      quite cool

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      good 9 years ago

      You are always good Seth. But your writings are even better. Your writings are becoming refreshingly addictive.

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      krisdude 9 years ago

      Hey great lens dude. Check out mine- Its about making money online with the combination of bum marketing and squidoo.

      http://www.squidoo.com/squidooqueenreview

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      Mrs-Communication 9 years ago

      I thought I'd also throw in a new site I found, it's like Digg for women www.sk-rt.com

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      mn3guy 9 years ago

      Thank you for the tips. It seems like passion really helps, doesn't it. And, lenses like yours which promote the learning sure are nice to see. Thanks. 5*

      Meat and Three Restaurants

      Phil (mn3guy)

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      Encourager LM 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the info. 5*. Lots of info in your lens to try out. I have set up 5 lenses so far 4 active and one not completed.

      Here are my lenses needing a touch!

      http://www.squidoo.com/together-we-can-change-the-...

      https://hubpages.com/religion-philosophy/heaven-is

      Blessings

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      Internet-Grandma 9 years ago

      Very imformative. Thanks for some great tips.

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      Aage 9 years ago

      Tank you so much for great tips.

      Http://www.squidoo.com/rcfun

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      BorisB 9 years ago

      Thanks I already had become a good Stumbler on Stumbleupon.com and that has helped with my

      Attract Women Lens on the Mystery Method.

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      TheoBaskind 9 years ago

      Great Info!! I like your desire to teach/get ranked!

      Theo Baskind

      http://www.themyspaceace.com

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      iphone-download-review 9 years ago

      I used stumble upon and digg. My Digg article is number one from 88 million result in Google. This happened only 2 days after i submitted it to digg.

      Thanks

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      moonbeams 9 years ago

      I have just had a lot of traffic from StumbleUpon and I will try other sites you suggest as well. Mr field is turning your crazy dog into a darling. Thanks.

      http://www.squidoo/dogtrainingproblems

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      tribalmick 9 years ago

      Informative lens. I am building my first lens, so will have to use some of the tips given.

      Thanks

      Mick

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      ChickMagnet101 9 years ago

      Hey Seth!

      Thanks for the great info on promoting Squidoo lenses. This will definitely help increase the exposure of my pages.

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      thedonkey 9 years ago

      Cool. Good info.

      One Million Quick and Easy Steps to Becoming a Better Dad. It's really THAT easy.

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      LynetteBell 9 years ago from Christchurch, New Zealand

      Great stuff Seth. And I must say I love Squidoo. Thanks for bringing it to us. I've just built my sixth lens and wow it's at 102 in just 2 days https://hubpages.com/relationships/wedding_shower_

      Perhaps this means not all people in finance are boring?

      Thanks again

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      Tovel 9 years ago

      Hi Seth, I grab so many lens initially I had to start deleting the ones I didn't have time to build.

      Ii's so addictive and fun I could build several each day. Of course I don't because of time constraints.

      Thanks for the tips.

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      A RovingReporter 9 years ago

      A great lens that is a must reading for all lensmasters!

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      ajin115 9 years ago

      Great tips thanks a lot.

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      Trout_Fishing_Fan 9 years ago

      Just started with Squidoo recently but I LOVE it!

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      Karl Winegardner 9 years ago

      My tip? Write an excellent tutorial on how to get more traffic... but since someone else already did that; Comment on relavent blogs/lenses... whatever. If you make it intelligent and humorous enough people will click through.

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      EshanMonteath 9 years ago

      Hello. I'm new to Squidoo, but absolutely love it! Great lens. I thought I was pretty good with the traffic generation, but this put me in my place!!

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      LawrenceIp LM 9 years ago

      Seth...I am having more fun than a mouse in a maze made from cheese! I certainly appreciate what you have created. It demonstrates to me that the fundamental and basic goodness of human nature is quite adaptable to the net. You have put the tree of knowledge first! Thanks for Squidoo and this lens.

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      Mrs-Communication 9 years ago

      Visit the Squidu.com/forum to get ideas and support from fellow Squids. You can even submit your lens in the "Critique Me" forum to have others review your work.

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      SusieQQuesenberry 9 years ago

      Being Active In The Squidoo Community (with comments etc) is a good way to bring people to your lenses.

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      gsberger 9 years ago

      Wow - this is a great list of tips. I'm working on them for my Tubal Reversal lens. Thank you!

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      thatteddybearlady 9 years ago

      Great lens. Thx. My teddy bears thank you! Since I am on page 1-2 on Google for one keyword, I am focussing on using other related keywords on this lens and linking to my website.

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      Paul 9 years ago from Montreal

      Useful lens, I didn't know you could add sites to technorati besides blogs!

      Unbreakable Apparel

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      Delia 9 years ago

      great informative lens...so much to take in and understand, hope I can do it!

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      Big-Chappy-Computer-Repair 9 years ago

      awesome tips keep up the good work!

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      momshomebusiness 9 years ago

      What a great resource. I think this is a must read for any lensmaster! Thank you! I just love Squidoo information!

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      ey_jay 9 years ago

      Thanks Seth, this is a great resource. Highly recommend!

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      onemilliondollarclub 9 years ago

      Super Lens. Very informative with great tips. I've added this lens to my favorites and gave it 5 Star. Thanks, Arjan

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      ShortSaleRealtor 9 years ago

      thanks for the valuable insight

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      JorgeRodriguez 9 years ago

      Great ideas. I will go back and put some of them to work today! --Food Magnetism

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      Peter111 LM 9 years ago

      Good ideas. Thanks. Now Stumbled and Dugg

      Make a gift basket.

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      Portuguese-Translator 9 years ago

      these are great tips, thanks for this :-)

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      ctavias0ffering1 9 years ago

      Excellent advice :-)

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      Tupperwarestorage 9 years ago

      Very informative! Thank you!

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      ShortSaleRealtor 9 years ago

      great information I'm going to use the stubmledupon website

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      June Campbell 9 years ago from North Vancouver, BC, Canada

      Re the social workings sites, I recommend using Social Poster (http://www.socialposter.com). You get a Social Poster button for Firefox browser. Then when you land on your lens or other site, you click the Social Poster button in your toolbar and it automates your posting to these bookmarking sites.

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      Doctor-Who LM 9 years ago

      Thanks Seth

      I'll follow your advice - great tips

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      thomas77 9 years ago

      Thanks, the tips the great!!

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      thomas77 9 years ago

      Thanks, the tips the great!!

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      SamsonZee 9 years ago

      seth the GOD fantastic tip man. Tks a again

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      Morrawacker 9 years ago

      Hi,

      I found what i need

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      lasvegashomes 9 years ago

      Excellent set of tips. I'm working my way through the list.

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      EelKat13 9 years ago

      Stumble works wonders for me

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      classyrose 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips.

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      Tivo 9 years ago

      Come check out some free games online

      Play Some Free Sports Games

      Tell your friends!

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      tnhuckaby 9 years ago

      Create a lens about a "cause" and tap your friends in the forum world, blogosphere, and by email to help spread the word. Usually people like to support a good cause. But one good "cause" lens can boost traffic to ALL your lenses and create the "referral web".

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks Seth for the tips...^^..I would keep them all in my mind..^^

      By the way, this lens is great...a must read for all Lensmasters.

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      Internet-Grandma 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great tips!

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      OnlineHypermarket 9 years ago

      Get your own online hypermarket here and start driving traffic like crazy. Did I forget to mention make money like crazy too - autopilot concept.

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      Rossman LM 9 years ago

      Seth,

      Thanks to you I will now create pages in Flickr and Youtube that link back here

      -Rossman

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      cedrict 9 years ago

      Keep being active in the blog community. The secret is not only to generate traffic on your site or blog, but to gain credibility. This only applies for sites or blogs that need credibility of course...

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      bonifat 9 years ago

      Yes, Its good and must doing your job for more traffic. Join the Business Social Network can increase your network and traffic too.

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      bonifat 9 years ago

      Yes, Its good and must doing your job for more traffic. Join the Business Social Network can increase your network and traffic too.

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      Annette34 9 years ago

      Wow...how did I miss this! Thank you!

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      RobinPlan 9 years ago

      I love to write about my passion, pets, so I'll be following up on the press release. I also submit articles to ezinearticles.com that link to my lens.

      Hype-free healthy pet food

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      site-builder 9 years ago

      Seth... You are the man when it comes to what to do next after creating your lens. I now realize that I have a lot more to learn so I better get to work.

      Thanks for the great advice.

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      MCStylin 9 years ago

      Tip#10: Keep finding new ways to promote your site, even offline. I like this lens, very helpful information and well presented! 5 stars!

      http://www.squidoo.com/themonetizer/

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      1stTech 9 years ago

      Great tips!

      don't click here

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      gsberger 9 years ago

      Thanks...I am trying! My lens is Tubal Reversal Restores Fertility.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Very Good Tips this is a Great Resource! Thanks Seth

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      naturalwayhealth 9 years ago

      Hi I'm a learner at this stuff but working hard - my site is Buy Trehalose - the safe healthful alternative to sugar

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      ChristopherScot1 9 years ago

      Great lens Seth! Lots of great information for all of us. Keep up the hard work Seth. Come over to A DAY OF HOPE

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      sdtechteacher 9 years ago

      Very nice lens. Thanks for the tips! I'll try some for my High School Musical 2 Lens.

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      northsite 9 years ago

      Hey Seth,

      Yeah, Squidoo can be habit forming. i created my 1st lens..now

      starting my 2nd..I'll keep some of these tips in mind.

      Thanks.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Seth, Thanks for the great (free) information. I'm using it. Pls check out my Missions Mobilization site at www.squidoo.com/missionsmobilization/ and tell me what you think. Thanks! Greg

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      bryant1953 9 years ago

      Already got started in Stumble, so my little fingers are clicking away to Digg it!, etc., etc., etc. People just don't what they're missing...I need to get my lens seen...I'm making money hand-over-fist!!! :) Have a prosperous day, all!

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      ProjectorScreens 9 years ago

      Thanks! I hope to be able to see some more traffic to my Projector Screen

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      ShortSaleRealtor 9 years ago

      great lens 5 stars 4 u

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      dock13sl 9 years ago

      great tips, lm going to apply some of these techniques thanks

      playervsplayer

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      Tonie Cook 9 years ago from USA

      Wonderful list of points from which to pivot. Thanks for the tips . . .

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      slr722mclaren 9 years ago

      I need idea how to make people to see my free Xbox 360 lens.

      http://www.squidoo.com/free360elite/

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      MAGOH 9 years ago

      Thanks, good advice and some great sharing sites I had never heard of. :)

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      myneurotica 9 years ago

      great tips! Thanks!

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      Shahabkhan 9 years ago

      Hey thnx.....for quiet a cool advice!!

      I have made a pretty cool lens http://squidoo.com/shahabkhan/

      and trying to make it more public!!

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      Shahabkhan 9 years ago

      Hey thnx.....for quiet a cool advice!!

      I have made a pretty cool lens http://squidoo.com/shahabkhan

      and trying to make it more public!!

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      MerchantServicesMatthew 9 years ago

      thanks for the good advice. learned some things about getting better links back to my lens on credit card processing.

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      DrIssa 9 years ago

      Lest Say Tip 10 Is start writing a good quality article send it to best article directories on the internet nowadays and get some great backlinks to your lens

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      WallflowerProductions 9 years ago

      Incredibly helpful - thanks!

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      DarleneTooley 9 years ago

      Hi my name is Darlene, and I have made a lens on Squidoo and I hope every one checks it out.

      Thank You

      htt://www.squidoo.com/msdt

      http://1omatic.inetsoft.hop.clickbank.net/

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      JoeBradley 9 years ago

      Hi awesome lens, I have given you 5 stars, here is my lens "SwirlWeb" visit it once if you like it vote my lens.

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      CascadeCollision 9 years ago

      I have actually gotten my most traffic from going over to the digital point forums and exchanging stumbles with people. I get a very consistent amount of traffic from it.

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      Health4Balance 9 years ago

      Find out how to get balance back in your body and perform you daily duties with a motivated mood.

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      Health4Balance 9 years ago

      Find out how to get balance back in your body and perform your daily duties with a motivated mood.

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      salesbysandra 9 years ago

      Link all your related websites and lens together. That way they all work for each other. See what I've done with my variety of lens. I put them in lens groups.

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      wilpa70 9 years ago

      Nice lens! Great information!

      Cheers!

      wilpa70

      my lens on spyware protection

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      Amy Tan 9 years ago

      Seth, thanks for all those great tips on what to do with the lens one have created. I just created a lens and have just posted a content. Will try the tips you've mentioned to get more traffic to my lens.

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      Vitalized 9 years ago

      I written up the top ten most important aspects of Search Engine Marketing (SEM). Check out my lens for some more great ideas that really work!

      Top 10 Tips foe Search Engine Marketing

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      AnnsHomeDecor 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the advice you have given here. Well done lens. I've added it to my favsorites so I can come back and put some of your advice to work.

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      oulok 9 years ago

      My tip #10:Get a reliable host to make evrything solid, stable and unbeatable.

      Nice lens, thank you!

      my lens:AnHosting Review

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      Krista 9 years ago

      Great suggestions! Several of these methods have worked for me. Check out my lenses if you want to be healthier! www.squidoo.com/isagenixworks

      www.squidoo.com/isagenixwholesale

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      dataminer 9 years ago

      Great lense with solid info-Thanx;-)

      Niche Mini Sites

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      ThanisRedsun 9 years ago

      Very Good Tips this is a Great Resource! Thanks

      Free Image and Video Hosting

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      Invroz 9 years ago

      A superb lens with really good tips. 5 star for sure.

      Welcome and rate my lens.

      http://squidoo.com/retirementresources/

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      OCT 9 years ago

      Hi, very good tips, would apply it soon, my lens is www.squidoo.com/Tigerwood. Thanks

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      BabyFirstYear 9 years ago

      Great lists there, maybe you could add Mybloglog.com and blogcatalog.com, really Huge Social Networking tool.

      Anyway thanks for the info here.

      Goonie

      Baby First Year

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      clouda9 lm 9 years ago

      Great information on this lens...5*'s. Signed up on PR Leap and updated my technorati acct...thanks for the reminder!

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      Norbert_Sczepanski 9 years ago

      hi, important information,

      many thx

      Norbert Sczepanski

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      OfficeRocket 9 years ago

      Great tips!!!

      Now I'd better start creating another Office Supplies lens.

      Thanks for the advice :-)

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      fedrickthomson 9 years ago

      wow really nice information 5 stars for your work..plz make a look over mine lens

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      Wholefood_Detox 9 years ago

      I just love your page. Check out my brand new lens, what do you think?

      http://www.squidoo.com/food_detox/

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      nekoneko 9 years ago

      be honest and be honest and be honest and do make it worthwhile for people seeking info

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      The_Affiliate_Marketer 9 years ago

      Excellent advise.

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      MeOnNeon 9 years ago

      Thank you I think I would have been lost without all the helpful advice.

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      Karendelac 9 years ago

      Xlnt information for a Squidoo'er, I gave your lens a solid 5 stars. Please visit my top rated Bird Rescue Lens ~~ I just released a state of the art Titanic lens as well and let me know what you think ~~ Please click on Karendelac above, to view them.

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      JasmineGuyton 9 years ago

      THX

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      Fox Music 9 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this valuble information on Squidoo traffic for your lenses, very insightful

      Fox Music Lenses I Suidoo, Do you?

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      TheFitDoc 9 years ago

      #10. Write an article.

      There are several online article directories (like ezinearticles) where newsletter editors look for content. If you submit to a directory, you become an "expert" in that field.

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      TheFitDoc 9 years ago

      I'll try that again.

      Get Paid to Lose Weight! My Million Dollar Body lens.

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      StayHomeMom 9 years ago

      I have a lens on squidoo that let's everyone know of a great company to work for. Great benefits and you get paid for helping others.

      www.squidoo.com/greatcompany

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      goomage 9 years ago

      Thanks for the advice, I am just now getting a blog together, so I'm trying to learn all the best methods of getting some success for it. These are some good tips.

      My technology blog

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      Traverus-Guru 9 years ago

      Very good tips... I'm putting them to work at my lens (TravelMoneyPros). Come and take a peek ;-)

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      maybe_a_good_seo_guy 9 years ago

      Thank you for great tips, keep em coming!

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      myneurotica 9 years ago

      Hey your lens is great! I hope I can learn some good ideas from you! Thanks a lot!

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      pizzawars 9 years ago

      These are some great tips!

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      vitar 9 years ago

      Great tips! Thanks Seth for sharing ;)

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      Renegade-Dream-Builder 9 years ago

      Awesome site lots to know and learn everyday.

      Thanks You Gary

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      Avitosa 9 years ago

      Very useful lens, 5 stars =) I will try out the Technorati one tomorrow for my lens

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      photogold 9 years ago

      thanks for the useful information.Is it possible to set up an RSS feed for your lens? I could register my lens as a blog if you can do this. 5 star lens . Check out my lens

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      Music-Resource 9 years ago

      Hi Seth, I have read a couple of your eBooks, one of your blogs, and this Squidoo Lense. This lense is helpful and I have really enjoyed tweaking around with my first lense that I published a couple days ago. Thanx for a great mega-creation :)

      Music-Resource

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      Jayden G 9 years ago

      Very cool post. Thank you very much. Visit my lenses if you have time. Thanks in advance.

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      friendswin88 9 years ago

      Most Xcellent "Viral" Techniques for those with a negative checking balance. lol

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Seems like marketing tips for squidoo lenses are pretty similar to blog and website marketing tactics. Also seems like lenses typically have less content than a site or blog, so all the more reason to include relevant, valuable content. (if you're gonna spread the word to colleagues and customers.)

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      nicsnews 9 years ago

      Hi,great info thanks. Definitely do the digg technique..I got number 1 first page google rank from digg link and 5 from squidoo link for a popular keyword phrase in 2 days! I love squidoo, thanks again!

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      nicsnews 9 years ago

      sorry link to my lens didn't work, I'll try again in case you want to check it out and grab a free ebay report! If I mess it up again, just click on nicsnews. Cheers. Nic

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      Zoo 9 years ago

      go here-->www.squidoo.com/tinydogs if you like funny videos of dogs, chihuahuas, cute videos of dogs, and pics!! also helpful info!!1

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      Frankie Kangas 9 years ago from California

      IMHO #10 is Give Them A Reason To Come Back. Being boring is not quite enough. They may not come back if they think they've read it all. Examples: new info, changing pictures/videos, contests. If it's compelling enough, they'll come back AND tell others. (More ideas on www.squidoo.com/love4squidoo).

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      FoamNFurnishings 9 years ago

      Thanks a Million I'll do that here we go www.foamnfurnishings.u-k1.com check it out!!!

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      Mark-Nehs 9 years ago

      My tip 10 would be a post in a relevant forum to what your lens talks about. For example if your lens is about Internet marketing you could post in Warrior Forum or in relevant discussion groups in a variety of sites (Ryze, Myspace, yahoo groups...) Great Lens!! Thanks. All the Best, Mark

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      sarasota1 9 years ago

      I did the free press release and went from position 65 to 3rd on google almost overnite. my traffic more than doubled from that alone.

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      OrganicMission 9 years ago

      Great tips! I am a newbie with little experience so I will cheerfully try to implement these techniques. Can I get some much appreciated feedback on my lens?

      Thanks

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      feb4 lm 9 years ago

      I'll have to try twitter(have not heard of) also I don;'t have anything on facebook yet.

      thanks

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks for the fabulous tips I'll be back!

      booking travel online

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      jhenry 9 years ago

      greath thanks please visit my lens too

      http://www.squidoo.com/xbox-repair/

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      MiessenceOrganicsRep 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the great tips!

      Regards,

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      kerryks1 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips! I will try some of them on my dog site.

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      site-builder 9 years ago

      Hey Seth, Wow ! do I have alot of work to do to on my lens. Thanks for waking me up...

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      billnihill 9 years ago

      Great tips here, thanks for sharing! Forums have definitely earned some traffic, but you've provided a lot of invaluable traffic earners.

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      lucas131 9 years ago

      Great tips! Very useful informations :)

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      thatteddybearlady 9 years ago

      Hi Seth,

      Great lens! Thanks for all the tips. I also submit articles to ezinearticles[dot]com. That helps to drive traffic to my website.

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      Forbali 9 years ago

      great tips

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      khitrog 9 years ago

      This is increadibly helpful, thanks,

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      thegolfguy 9 years ago

      I'm glad I found this lens. Now I can start doing these things.

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      JulieSalgado 9 years ago

      Thank-you, Thank-you, Thank-you for sharing all these great tips!

      Strength and Honor,

      Julie

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      harry2 9 years ago

      Hi Seth

      I like your lens, good info.

      Did you know you can use self hypnosis to increase your business success? You can read about it in my Lens Self Help Hypnosis

      Get all the info you need on how to Download Music and Movies here.

      Adrie Rackers

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      MistressMichellePeters 9 years ago

      Thanks for the ideas. I also use my Yahoo Groups.

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      goomage 9 years ago

      Nice informative tips. I've been meaning to make a lens. I'll have to use these tips. Maybe on my car site too.

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      tRex 9 years ago

      Seth! Thanks for the hints but still these are pretty basic ones. Any hints on other ways of promoting a lens on a Squidoo? Like Squidoo groups or something?

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      russ237af7 9 years ago

      Hey. great lens. Next step is to monetize it. Check out thisMake Money Online website

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      aff2000 9 years ago

      nice. get more informaition from here. thanks.

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      pacwp lm 9 years ago

      I am excited to start using all the great stuff you have posted here

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      725 9 years ago

      nice page

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      sonjap 9 years ago

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      hooshmand 9 years ago

      Great lens with tons of useful tips. I think tip #10 could be forum marketing, article marketing or viral marketing. Anyway, focusing on just one method can be more effective.

      Cheers,

      Hooshmand

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      Acne-Treatment-Guru 9 years ago

      Hi Seth,

      i really like squidoo and i think this lens is very helpful.

      i also like to see more analytics tools,and option to create mini blogs inside squidoo.

      Thanks,

      Acne Treatment Guru.

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      geejay100 9 years ago

      Nice write up its like the age old advice for those seeking employment, who come back home seeing the no vacancy board. "Start a business of painting the no-vacancy boards." If possible visit my lens and give tips for improvement.

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      BabyFirstYear 9 years ago

      Really Huge tips here, I have try to stumble my lens, I will try the other tips here, many thanks Sethgodin for the tips.

      Goonie

      Baby Gender Prediction

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      dcgrrl 9 years ago

      #10 - Find as many Squidoo Groups as you can in your topic and join them! If there's not a Squidoo Group on your topic, create one. Then gather all the lenses on your topic and swap ratings and favorites and bookmarks and Del.icio.us and blurbs, etc.

      Make friends!

      http://www.squidoo.com/earthshop

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      zwoodb42 9 years ago

      Nice Lens Seth - Love it!

      I try to stay away from Google since they "stole" my money. Can't trust an organization that doesn't give a reason for banning my site (aside from the blanket statement they send to everyone) Tip #10 for me is articles(of course I link back to my lens in EVERY article)

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      jbauer0318 9 years ago

      excellent tips, i have tried several and need to do a few more. Thanks for the advice.

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      ebuystore 9 years ago

      Thank You for the Great Information. View My Squidoo Lense: Thanksgiving and Christmas Recipes.

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      rodwambold 9 years ago

      Great info and I am putting it to work.

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      AMK LM 9 years ago

      Great lens. I built a lens just for the purpose of testing (Playing around with) everything in and out of squidoo :-) http://www.squidoo.com/lenstest/ You don,t have to look! Nobody else does. :-)

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Awesome tips !! Thanks much. I will have to try these

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      bjslapidary 9 years ago

      Nice tips. Will give them a try. Thanks.

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      pyngthyngs 9 years ago

      Thanks Seth!! These truly are rules all of us should live by. They have driven traffic to my lens already.

      pyngthyngs

      http://www.squidoo.com/clepexams

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      ivanova 9 years ago

      thankyou for excellent tips.I think #10 will be TAGs.It is a big help.But sometimes itis difficult to select a correct tag: one of my lenses is about FASHION ILLUSTRATION so I had to use all tags related to FASHION to ILLUSTRATION to ART to DESIGN etc.So you have to be really inventive toget a result

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      littlewhiteebook 9 years ago

      My tip would be to add it to your signature line on everything, including your other online article spots.

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      taommo 9 years ago

      I'd say linking to your lens and joining a group is ,y most effective tricks.

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      kijikmultimedia 9 years ago

      Thanks Mr. Godin. I've been following you for years from Fast Company" Feb 2000. I'm thinking spherically with other spheres intersecting. My Purple Cow is rising.

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      Cat-Lover 9 years ago

      Technorati? I've never thought about it. Thanks for the idea.

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      Ulnoth 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips.

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      AllNaturalCleaning 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. We are trying to get the word out about our all natural cleaning to our local area and hoping to take it from there to other cities and even states. I will be sure to add this to my favorites. Thanks! Harry with www.squidoo.com/allnaturalceaning

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      Deo 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the great tips on getting more traffic to my lens...Peace-Love-Happiness

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      badmsm 9 years ago

      Always in need of ideas, thank you for sharing so freely!

      Bette

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      Carol Simeone 9 years ago

      very helpful thank you

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      LuckyCharm1558 9 years ago

      thanks

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Good Advice, especially the other web 2.0 resources

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      sanler 9 years ago

      THank you !!! =')

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      garethjax lm 9 years ago

      clear, concise, flawless !

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      spacekid lm 9 years ago

      thanx!I sure hope these tips work!!=]

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the great tips on how to get more traffic to our lenses.

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      s2kbrandon 9 years ago

      goodstuff!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Great tips here. another good method is to create a Wikizine on Zimbio PR 5 this has been mentioned in the Lensmaster lounge. You can put links to your lenses on it or add your lens RSS feed which can be found in Squid Utils.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Great tips you have here! Thanks for sharing!

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      christmasshows 9 years ago

      Nice Tips...

      Thank You!

      Will you give any Suggestions for my lens http://www.squidoo.com/Christmasshows

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      christmasshows 9 years ago

      Nice Tips...

      Thank You!

      Will you give any Suggestions for my lens http://www.squidoo.com/Christmasshows

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      TheUndertaker LM 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips, working on it now.

      I always need ideas...

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      Hamilton_Medical_Products_Inc 9 years ago

      I was extreemely lost at first, and after being directed to your lens..."I can see the light" Thanks for all the hot tips! Time to go make some friends.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Thank you Seth, I heard that writing on other blogs outside of squidoo and face them to the squidoo blog helps also! Keep up the good work Seth!

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      OperationSantaC 9 years ago

      I have been a long time fan of your work. Thank you for this invaluable information.

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      DKing 9 years ago

      Nice tips! Thanks :)

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      elchocador 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great tips!

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      brandrocker 9 years ago

      Thanks. I read it and will read it again to start from #1.

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      Coluden 9 years ago

      Ok Seth. I get it. This technorati alone is a handful, but I'll spend more time with it. I found a little software called the Advanced submitter which submits my lens to about 29 sites. Seems to be helping as last time I checked I have 40 links coming in. Good lens Seth.

      Thanks

      Anthony

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      TheHerbalGuy 9 years ago

      Thank you for the great info. Those will be very helpful with our herbal supplement lens.

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      elico 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. I never heard of some of these but will try....

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      AlexanGroupServices 9 years ago

      most excellent tips. linking "to and fro" with social networking sites is a good one to use.

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      clericalsolutions 9 years ago

      great advice! will try!

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      JayGodse 9 years ago

      If you are interested in and know a lot about the topic of your lens, you can use your lens to teach interested people how to gain some of your knowledge and to benefit from it too. I have found that my favourite bloggers a are the ones who regularly teach me new things through their postings.

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      TroyFox 9 years ago

      The best CBS Survivor lens on squidoo. Nobody else will have up to date news or feature full length episodes like, http://www.squidoo.com/survivorfromthesource

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      jstonedotorg 9 years ago

      What are your thoughts on using pingoat or ping-o-matic? Do they help?

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      Surreymagic 9 years ago

      Thanks for good, clear info.

      I have found facebook good for linking and easier to target specific markets (like the UK and students in my case!)

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      Oosquid 9 years ago

      Great tips but . . . sorry this bit loses me . . .

      “Most big organizations have a 'frozen' site. No testing, no little experiments, no landing pages. You don't have to fight them. Just get some low-cost or free hosting and experiment with some pages that come BEFORE your firewall.”

      Can anyone clarify? Thanks.

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      seth godin 9 years ago

      What I meant was that instead of arguing to take over the 'main' site, you could build a page on a simple hosting service (like GoDaddy) and test it there. After you prove the new layout increases yield, you can move it over.

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      Oosquid 9 years ago

      Hemmings

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      Oosquid 9 years ago

      Opps sorry, please delete that last blurb. What I meant to post was - Hemmings

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      pacwp lm 9 years ago

      I need all the HTML help I can get....Thanks for the info

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      ZeldazM 9 years ago

      Do something interesting! I like that. The world is become so droned out... I like to live. I like to be me! Add it to Squidoo... I get it!

      Zelda

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      playful1 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great tips

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      cashadvanceuk 9 years ago

      One more thing, you don't need to manually update your squidoo lens with posts, rather you can add RSS feed of your blog on your squidoo lens

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      Medical-Deals 9 years ago

      Great Information, thanks. I just started With Squidoo is there any other helpful tips for starters i have an eBay store MedicalRite?

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      ViqiFrench LM 9 years ago

      Great lens!

      I've had success bringing traffic to my Squidoo lenses by including a link to them in 1) my posts in big Yahoo! Groups and 2) related articles I've marketed online.

      Online Marketing blog:

      http://fiercelystrategic.blogspot.com

      Art Photos:

      http://urbanislands.etsy.com

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      Peter Murray 9 years ago from Izmir, Turkey

      Traffic to my Getting a men's haircut in Turkey lens skyrocketed when it was Lens of the Day, written about by Seth and again when I posted to forums on the topic.

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      American_CyberSpace 9 years ago

      I've started to point some of my undeveloped domain names to my lenses, so that they can benefit from direct navigation.

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      Michisor 9 years ago

      Very good ideas, I am still stragling with HTML imbeded in lenses, especially with pictures in the text modules, I want to see them in the own dimensions.

      See:

      http://www.squidoo.com/art-glass-fellerman

      http://www.squidoo.com/MCeBayResources

      any criticizm is welcome

      regards michisor

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      BoycottChapter21 9 years ago

      American Gladiators are much tougher than creating a lens with squidoo ;)

      http://www.Squidoo.com/AmericanGladiators

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Hey

      Great Info, i rated it 5 stars. Look at my lens satellite TV on PC.

      Dan ;)

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      WOW! Super ideas! I will get to work on this GOLDMINE

      Thanks! Be sure to visit my Lens if you value your life.

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      DavidCross 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the good help and info. It is good to have people that are willing to help.

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      Sturby 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips Seth!

      http://www.squidoo.com/CudaMail

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      Bonfire Designs 9 years ago

      I have to say, it's a lens like this one that gives so much GREAT advice in down to earth words that are easy to find! Thank you so much for sharing!! Squidoo lenses are great, I have two out here and can't wait to start another one! All of your advice above and my lenses have helped me get the word out about my online stores Bonfire Designs: http://www.bonfiredesigns.com Couldn't haven't gotten this far without great advice from writers like you! Thanks again Bonnie

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Good Advice I will give it a try,

      http://www.squidoo.com/flyingeaglesuperhero

      www.flyingeagle.tv

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      trainstorm 9 years ago

      Plenty to go at!! Straight over to Technorati then...

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      geeurbie 9 years ago

      I have a eco friendly house cleaning tips blog that has used Craigslist to drive over 40% of my traffic. I just rotate my ads around he country and it works for me. The blog is even #1 ranked on Google for several searchers but most of the traffic isn't from it.

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      michaelgibbons lm 9 years ago

      This lens, Seth's ebook Unique, Useful, Updated & the #1 NonProfit/Volunteer lens about Recycling in Washington state of all things https://hubpages.com/politics/richland-washington-

      has motivated & energized my Squidoo passion --I am back and Squidoo is better than ever --thanks you Seth and Squid team!

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      larrybla lm 9 years ago

      Great tips and I appreciate the free e books. Favorite 5*'s

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      DarleneTooley 9 years ago

      very useful info I'm doing some of this already but need to do all of it. Thanks again.

      Darlene

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      pouch 9 years ago

      thanks for writing this lens, great tips and will re-read your lens many times I'm sure.

      I have a myspace, flickr, blog and facebook accounts, so I'd better get promoting my first lens:

      http://www.squidoo.com/pouch

      I can see I'm going to get addicted to squidoo...

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      DanielGonzalez LM 9 years ago

      Awesome lens thank you for making this. I'll be following you instruction because I need the traffic :)

      Thanks again.

      Jal Neti Pot Nasal Irrigation lens as seen on Oprah

      Dan

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      mpp1 9 years ago

      Excellent lens - great info. Will use these tips on my lens

      internetmarketers7insights

      Daz

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      rebelwithacause 9 years ago

      Hi Seth,

      I just saw you on Ted the other day...I Love Purple Cow. Be bold, Be different, Stand out...and Give Massive Value.

      I use all these techniques, and they absolutely work.

      Social Marketing and Web 2.0 is a great thing to show people who you are, and what you offer.

      Great Lens...thanks for the review.

      Scott

      http://www.squidoo.com/tycoughlinsreversefunnelsys...

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      AndrewLong 9 years ago

      I'm new to Squidoo and web 2.0 in general and it seems to me that content needs to be great before considering traffic strategies. I'd appreciate any suggestions on how to improve the content at my lens: Corporate Scavenger Hunts

      Thanks in advance!

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      user381576 9 years ago

      So is it work ?

      visit my lens click here

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      pnieto 9 years ago

      squidoo Rocks!

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      webmarketing 9 years ago

      Wanna know more about online marketing business? Then this lens( http://www.squidoo.com/thewebmarketing ) is the right place for you. Just visit the blog and let us solve your internet marketing problems.

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      hongyu 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great tips

      and if you have time Welcome to my len!

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      Tangie 9 years ago

      Thx 4 the info,

      I am really new at this. So I am learning as I go & taking it cautiously but aggressive.

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      xita00 9 years ago

      Many thanks for the wonderful tips

      http://www.squidoo.com/whichwaynigeria

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      wingedspur 9 years ago

      Great tips I'll try a few....

      Top Dating Sites

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      LHNMentor 9 years ago

      Thanks for the ideas, I will definitely try some to get more traffic.

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      MarcyG 9 years ago

      Hi Seth,

      What about adding to your community by publishing articles related to your work. A lot of site owners host syndicated articles on their sites so that can really help with gaining popularity.

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      soke 9 years ago

      i knew most of those info before i read your lense but i discover something new << Flickr >> i didn't hear of that . Anyway i gave your lense a 5 stars , i also got my lense that is number 1 at the adult content , so take a look at it and please rate it too .

      http://www.squidoo.com/getgirls

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      MyKidsInheritance 9 years ago

      My suggestion for #10 is joining groups on Squidoo. Plus you meet lots of nice people that way! : )

      Melissa

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      DigitalMind 9 years ago

      Great Site and thank you for the advice, it has been a great start, I know this might not seem like a lot but my first posting went to 9600, sot bad first day out the gate!!

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      geejay100 9 years ago

      Hi.

      Nice lens.How to make links on the write up. Advice on my lens http://www.squidoo.com/tamil-karaoke.

      Thankyou.

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      sajego 9 years ago

      I'm finding it hard to market a static page in a world of blogs galore! I think if you have a page that is a tool, like this page that lets you search for furniture by the size of your space, then making a widget that works like your website is a good idea. That's my next step.

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      jimmyreese 9 years ago

      Make Money Online For Newbies says this lens have some great information

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      GreenRevolution 9 years ago

      Hello, geejay100.

      If you would like to make links on your write up, go to Basic HTML for Squidoo lens and read the section on "Making a Hyperlink".

      I hope this helps. Good luck.

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      Ratcha 9 years ago

      Thanks for all the tips. I think the world is moving too fast for me. Perhaps, I should start running faster to catch up with it. How do people have time to do all these things?

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      allthingsburberry 9 years ago

      Wow! this squid stuff is addictive, when I'm at work all I wanna do is check on my lens..hehehehe. Anyway thanks for the tips Seth

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      BabyLaughs 9 years ago

      Awesome ideas, thanks for making this lens! I'm definitely going to be using some of these ideas to boost traffic to my site.

      My Cafepress store - great gifts for the whole family:

      http://www.squidoo.com/babylaughs

      New addition to the Baby Laughs family, greeting cards!

      http://www.squidoo.com/babylaughscards

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      WickedFascinations 9 years ago

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      kevep 9 years ago

      Superb ways to social bookmarking! Have taken all this in really appreciate it! If you can have a quick peek at my Satellite TV For PC or best iphone games lenses I'd really appreciate it!

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      bwh1 9 years ago

      Update it frequently. Change and add stuff on a regular base, just like it would be a Blog Google likes fresh news and pick you up.

      Here two of my lenses

      http://www.squidoo.com/doitlikethebigdogsreview

      http://www.squidoo.com/get-a-wealthy-affiliate

      Cheers

      G.

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      atta lm 9 years ago

      Great lens! Thanks for all the tips!

      Hidden Object Games

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      tzdelar 9 years ago

      I'm a newby to Squidoo and recently published my first lens. I love this free opportunity to get the word out about my business and share about what's important to me yet relevant to others! I'm a work at home mom and I have some free tips for anyone really in my lens. Would you take a look, maybe give me a rating to help me get off the ground? :) I'm serious!

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      goldmangroup 9 years ago

      Hey people check out my new lens

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      Wondering 9 years ago

      This is my first trip into Squidoo, and I find it amazing and scary. Once again, 3x in 20 years, I have to turn my business model upside down and start over. This could be a wild ride!

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      JoshCanHelp 9 years ago

      Thank you for the tips... I'm u"pimping out" my web presence as my boss might say!

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      MikeTheCountryM 9 years ago

      I really like this lens!

      2Thumbs up here!

      www.squidoo.com/classicountrymusic

      ultimatetwang.com

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      Dubai-Real-Estate 9 years ago

      Nice lens keep up the good info!

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      Tony Payne 9 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Very useful tips, thanks. Still trying to build my traffic - a lot depends on the topic you choose. I'm still not quite so desperate I have to build another lens about Britney Spears though :)

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      ZeroHC 9 years ago

      Hey Seth! Great tips. I've got #10 for you...Spam guestbook boxes (like this one) with your lens URL! ;)So many people are doing it, but nobody's mentioning it as a tip!

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      promocoupon 9 years ago

      Thanks for the great tips! Will try out reddit for Newegg

      coupon code

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      DC30 9 years ago

      Great Tips! I Love Squidoo. Check out one of

      My Squidoo Pages.

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      Dimmusacio 9 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. See my lens

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      Maria620 9 years ago

      Hi,

      Great information...Thanks for Sharing! Here is something for you to check out! :)

      http://maria620.blogspot.com

      Maria Angelozzi Business Marketing

      Mariaangelozzi@veretekk.com

      Wenonah, NJ

      877-225-8825

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      JenBowman 9 years ago

      Thanks for Squidoo tips. For real estate tips, please check out my lens.

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      michaelgibbons lm 9 years ago

      Thanks as always Seth using all this whipped cream on top of my Buttons of Mom lens

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      berlin101 9 years ago

      Thanks for the Technorati tip - anyone want to meet my poker princess?

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      mudderspudder 9 years ago

      I can't add a #10 because I am so new to this, but thanks for the great information!

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      driewe 9 years ago

      bookmarking the lens on social network sites really helps. Another thing is to research the tags your using and make sure they are tags people are actually searching for and have a good KEI

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      GORILLAWAR 9 years ago

      You forget to mention to visit other sites and piss them hehehehe

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      Howard 9 years ago from Michigan

      New to Squidoo so these were excellent for me. I'll have to try them out now.

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      robbby 9 years ago

      Great lens with some real good solid advice Click Here! for some info on a great way to get backlinks to your lens/ website

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