How To Generate Traffic Without Seo Or Social Media

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3 Simple Methods To Generate Traffic Without Seo Or Social Media

We all need to generate traffic to our content. We require+ relevant targeted traffic to get the content we create seen by the people it is intended for.

This very simple How To Generate Traffic Guide and Tutorial will show you three simple methods to generate traffic without SEO or social media.

Method one involves Google Alerts.

Generate Traffic To Your Site By Diverting Traffic

We have already talked about Google Alerts in a previous post. Now we are going to expand and drill down on what we learned in that article and learn an awesome traffic generation strategy. Absolutely anyone can employ this strategy in just a couple of minutes and generate traffic to their content.

1/ Traffic Generation With Google Alerts

This method of generating niche targeted traffic is probably the easiest method there is to bring traffic to your blog site. All you have to do is find relevant blogs that are posting new content that is related to the content that you create. In order for this method of traffic generation to work you must find new blog articles from high traffic generation sites within your niche and to do this we use Google Alerts.

Google Alerts is a free Google Tool that sends you daily email alerts that new content has been published that maybe of interest to you. Simply set the parameters on Google Alerts to find the top bloggers in your niche so that you are alerted to new content that is published.

When you find relevant, traffic generating content all you have to do to divert some traffic your way is to write a very good relevant comment on the article you found that asks questions, that puts your take on the subject forward, is engaging and insightful and that alerts the author and the readers that you have very similar content on your site that may be of interest to them. You do this by linking your blog article link rather than your name in your comment.

Remember your comment has to be good and offer some value to the post or it probably won’t get past moderation. So make sure you read the article fully don’t just skim through the post before adding your comment.

So how do we use Google Alerts To Find These Traffic Generating Articles

As mentioned before I have already written a getting started guide for Google Alerts. Take a look at that article and then come back to this post and we will drill down into my specific strategy to find these Traffic Generating Articles.

Generate Traffic With Google Alerts

InfoBunny Guide To Google Alerts

Google Alerts is a fantastic and often overlooked free tool that you can use to track keywords and phrases on the web. 

Once set up, Google Alerts will email you new results that correspond to the keywords or phrases that you enter as alerts.

You can then use the information that you receive to build backlinks. Gain new contacts. Monitor what is happening in your niche market. Drive traffic back to your own content and so much more.

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So now you know the basics. It is now time to drill down and show you how to apply Google Alerts to this traffic generation strategy. Take a look at this very simple InfoBunny Google Alerts InfoGraphic that I have created. Here are the settings required to enable you to find traffic generating articles.

Google Alerts Traffic Generation Strategy InfoGraphic

  1. Search Query – Add in your Google Alerts Search Terms, so in my example social media
  2. Result Type – On the Result Type pull-down menu selects Blogs
  3. Language – Select your language
  4. Region – Leave this in any region, but you can drill down and to country specific, if you require
  5. How Often – On the pull-down menu select as-it-happens so that you have every chance of being the first to comment, this means that more will see and read your comment
  6. How Many – Select Only the best results
  7. Deliver To – Add your email address

Click Create Alert, and you done.

2/ Traffic Generation With Viral Content Bee

To put it simply Viral Content Bee is a website where you earn points for social sharing member sites. You then use the points earned to add your own projects for members to share.

Now I know I said there were no social media involved in these 3 traffic generation methods but all Viral Content Bee really is, is a platform that shows your content to a community, there is no real engagement with members on a social media level. The only social media element is clicking share to earn points.

Again I have already written quite an extensive Getting Started Guide for Viral Content Bee you can read more below.

How To Give Your Blogs Viral Reach – How To Make Your Blogs Go Viral Quickly

We are all looking to get our blog articles out to our readers. The main way to do this is via social media channels. Getting our articles shared means that we generate traffic. Our posts get indexed quicker and get found on the search engines.

Viral Content Bee is a great site. You to add your blog articles to the Viral Content Bee sharing platform to be shared by the members. To add your articles you need sharing credits. You can simply buy these by becoming an upgraded member or you can earn them by sharing member content.

Once you have some credits apply them to an article that you want to share. Then let the members help to make your blog go viral.

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Viral Content Bee is a quality site with quality members. VCB checks all article submissions for quality. Viral Content Buzz allows no affiliate programs allowed or money making programs, the focus is very much on Quality.

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Make sure you check the articles you are sharing. They may well be worth adding a comment to and used to generate traffic. If you do comment, again focus on the comment being of value to the post, to grab the attention of readers and the site owner.

3/ Generate Traffic With Just ReTweet

Just ReTweet is a viable alternative to Viral Content Bee.

As the name would suggest Just ReTweet started out as a site that members used to generate retweets, but now it has moved on and now encompasses Facebook Likes and Google +1s as well. Simply share member posts and earn points and then allocate those points to your own projects for members to generate share for your content, you can also earn points for following members.

Just ReTweet a viable alternative to Viral Content Buzz

That’s all for now, if you have any questions then please comment them below and I will be happy to answer them.

To your continued success!

regards Dexter Roona

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20 Responses

  1. Dexter Roona
    | Reply

    Thanks Lesly, yes Google Alerts brings the content to you with no fuss just via email, then just review the content, if it’s of good enough quality just comment and engage with the author about what they have post and you should see some valuable niche traffic from your actions.

  2. Lesly Federici
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    Excellent post Info Bunny. I use Google Alerts and it’s very helpful. It’s also good for getting ideas to write about! Thanks for the informative share 🙂

  3. Justin Iskandar
    | Reply

    Hey Dexter,

    Nice article. I haven’t try using Google Alerts.
    It is definitely on my to do list now.
    Thanks for sharing this.

    • Dexter Roona
      | Reply

      Thanks Justin yes it is well worth the effort, i say effort only takes a min to set an alert up.

  4. Jane
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    Yup! This is a topic I love. Traffic without having to worry about search engines is a great soothing thing for bloggers.

    Viral content buzz works really well for me. Although I am relatively new there, I am seeing great reach and good quality reach over there!

    Thanks for the tips 🙂
    Jane recently posted…Internet Marketing Strategies 101 For Home Based Business BloggersMy Profile

  5. Qasim
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    Hi Dexter,

    I have been using VCB and JustRetweet and both are really great tools to bring in quality traffic. Also blog commenting if done effectively can be a traffic mine that generate targeted traffic, however I didn’t though that I could use Google Alerts to be notified of latest posts about specific topic. Thanks for sharing this great tip.
    Qasim recently posted…4 Genius Approaches To Making Money On Your SmartphoneMy Profile

  6. Dexter Roona
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    Your very welcome, just wrote an article that applies to Viral Content Buzz the link is below
    regards Dexter
    Dexter Roona recently posted…Social Media Strategies – Re-Thinking And ExpandingMy Profile

  7. Dexter Roona
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    Hi Jane yes VCB Rocks when it comes to free, you may also want to checkout Ibotoolbox that’s a free business social media site, your get a ton of traffic from there as well, i wrote an article about it, the link is below.
    regards Dexter

    http://infobunny.com/where-are-you-doing-your-blogging

  8. Dr. Erica Goodstone
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    Dexter,

    I have used Google Alerts for quite awhile, but I do very little with them. Often, I don’t even look at them – just save them for the future. Writing blogs, reading and sharing others’ blogs, taking webinars, seeing cliens, creating videos and doing lots of other online stuff, makes it important for me to pick and choose which programs to use and focus on.

    Thanks for all these details. I may revisit a few of these sites that you suggest.

    Warmly,

    Dr. Erica
    Dr. Erica Goodstone recently posted…When Stress Takes Over – Where Does Love Go?My Profile

  9. Dexter Roona
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    Hi Dr Erica, yeah i think your right we do have to workout our strategy and apply what as valuable elements to everything we do because there is just not enough time. Google Alerts is a time saver as it finds what im looking for, so i see value with it.
    Thanks for posting i will checkout your CommentLuv Link now 😉
    regards Dexter
    Dexter Roona recently posted…Social Media Strategies – Re-Thinking And ExpandingMy Profile

  10. Monna Ellithorpe
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    Hi Dexter,
    I use Google Alerts already but I haven’t used them in the way you spoke about in this post. Great idea and I will be trying that today.

    Thanks again for sharing your knowledge. Have a great day. Monna
    Monna Ellithorpe recently posted…Cross Posting – 6 Part Social Media Series – Twitter #1My Profile

  11. Dexter Roona
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    Your welcome Monna, let me know if you have any questions.
    Dexter Roona recently posted…My Simple Google Blogging StrategyMy Profile

  12. Hi Dexter,

    I do use Google Alerts to stay on top of industry news and trends. I want to thoroughly know my niche so I research it, read other blogs on the same topic, and stay up-to-date on related news. I have set up the alerts and I love how Google then sends the relevant articles to my inbox. When we know our niche well, we are able to write content that matters to our readers and they will see us as an expert–a go-to person in our niche.
    Rachel Lavern@Online Biz Boomer Babe recently posted…Are Your Facing Your Fears?My Profile

  13. Dexter Roona
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    Thanks Rachel i appreciate you stopping by and taking the time to comment on my article.
    Dexter Roona recently posted…How To Build Social Media Engagement And Social SignalsMy Profile

  14. Sue Bride
    | Reply

    An excellent article Dexter. I still haven’t tried Viral Content Buzz but I’m going to check it out right now. Out of all of the like exchanges I prefer iboexchange.com which is part of IBO toolbox. I feel you can better target the right people to like your pages/profiles as well as find those that you don’t mind liking too.

    I believe that quality is better than quantity when it comes to your followers.

    I too use Google Alerts but need to update them.
    Sue Bride recently posted…Coming Soon Team Site TrafficMy Profile

  15. Dexter Roona
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    Thanks Sue i need to look again at IboExchange, it was a bit buggy when i last looked at it had just started, i will have to add it to my IboToolBox Guide, i don’t think i have yet.
    Regards Dexter
    Dexter Roona recently posted…How To Build Social Media Engagement And Social SignalsMy Profile

  16. Alex
    | Reply

    Really good article i have to say…
    I will definitely try all of these!
    Cheers,
    Alex

  17. Monisha Kapur
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    Hi Dexter,

    Thank You so much for these fabulous tips on generating traffic! I have never heard of google alerts before so thank you for teaching me something new!

    I’ll be sure to use these tips in the future.
    Best,
    Monisha
    Monisha Kapur recently posted…How to Wear Spring Clothes in WinterMy Profile

  18. Marian
    | Reply

    Great article, I found it on Viral Content Buzz and shared it there. I definitely find the idea to use Google Alerts most interesting. I used it before, but just to find out mentions of my own company or my own name. But finding other blog posts related to my own offers is a great idea.

    Thanks
    Marian

  19. Pretty Please Passive Income
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    I like your idea about Google Alert. Generally people use it for up to date information about their niche (current niche market research). Your idea about using it to generate website traffic is very clever.
    Pretty Please Passive Income recently posted…14 Easy Ways to Build High Quality BacklinksMy Profile

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