How to do Link Popularity
of the Zeus internet robot
in a typical month, gets over 2 million hits; however, we only average
3 to 5 visitors per day from the search engines. Do the math - that
works out to anywhere from 84 to 155 visitors per month
from the likes of AltaVista, Lycos or Yahoo. Very small numbers when
compared to 2,000,000 hits. The secret to our success lies in the sheer
number of links that point in our direction. This is how truly
qualified traffic comes in our direction, and this is the best means
securing visitors to your site as well, as long as everyone is linking
to only websites that match each other's subjects or themes.
check your site's popularity on the web in just a matter of minutes.
Currently, there are a number of services out there that provide link
popularity checking. Notable among these is
provide this service for free and offer tips on how to improve your
link popularity (Not only that, but there is nothing to stop you from
entering a competitors URL and
that you need to be on the alert for are services that offer to improve
your traffic by means of automatically generated link pages for you to
post in your website. On paper, the potential they offer looks good.
But the pages are usually chaotic, with no themes or common thread at
all. This is a quantity versus quality approach, and may actually
derail your efforts. Since you are linking to a number of sites on
pages that lack cohesive themes, you simply have no way to know if
those other sites have any traffic at all that has any
whatsoever on your themes. If most of those sites have little traffic,
say less than one hit per day, then what good is it to be
in this way? Not only that, but you are actually being even
counterproductive; to belong to a consortium such as these, many times
you need to put up banners that may advertise competing products, and
then they may even want you to host another page of links and
submit them to search engines. You are aiding and abetting them in this
sloppy method of link production (and that's all it is, link
production)! It begs the question; is this the way to bring in truly
qualified traffic to your site?
to this question is no. What you end up with is pages full of
potentially unrelated links, and your site being added to a similar
page elsewhere! Is this the way to get qualified traffic?
search engine's robots evolve, they are becoming even more aware of
sites that link like this. If you have pages like this, you are
actually doing yourself a disservice, because the search
will not help you out. Even the Zeus robot will back out of pages like
this; it views them as cancerous growths on the body of cyberspace!
solution is simple; you need to be linked to common sites, or
themesites. This is the best way to improve your traffic. Again, look
at the numbers. The more links you have, the greater your traffic. You
want that traffic to stay and look around your site, not pop in and
right back out because it was not what the visitor was looking for. If
you have a common theme to the site that sent you the traffic, chances
are they will be real qualified visitors.
the real secret of Internet marketing. For years, the search engines
and their backers made it appear that they were the only game in town.
More and more, as the way the web operates evolves, the less this is
so. Again, look at the numbers at Cyber-Robotics. The more links you
have, the better your traffic, bottom line. Once you have those, then
you are really on your way to getting the traffic that you want, and
the traffic you deserve. So, in short, you need to -
your link popularity to see if it needs improving
the links you need to increase your qualified traffic
your site's content to help you keep the traffic once it arrives
away from sites that provide quantity over quality
following these steps, your site and your web-based business will reap
the benefits of
creator of Zeus Internet Marketing Robot. Zeus is a popular tool
used by webmasters to build reciprocal links quickly. Zeus is a robot,
which scours the
Internet in search of websites to add to your links directory, and with
which you could exchange links. For more information on the Zeus
Internet Marketing Robot, visit
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