Article: Fake Web Traffic Means Real Paydays

At this point, the average reader understands the business model of blogging and online journalism pretty clearly: Get traffic, sell ads….The more traffic a site gets, the more money it makes. And sites need to get lots of traffic—lots more traffic than traditional media used to get—to pay for the costs of producing content…..

Traffic No-Nos: Spamming

If you have a website, it stands to reason that you will want people to know about it. There is no way they can visit a site they don’t know about, so it is important to promote your site well… but this is where you have to be careful. A lot of people make the mistake of simply “spamming”….

Traffic No-Nos: Black Hat SEO

Some people will stop at nothing to make their website popular….Black-Hat SEO is a fairly new one, but has already come to the attention of the search engines who have marked it out as a bad idea and as something that will get you falling down the list of rankings quicker than you can say “persona non grata”…

Know Your SEO

SEO is a real buzzword in the current internet business world. People who run blogs and other websites are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of search engine optimization, and are using it more….