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Traffic Generation

Feedburner…The Grim Reaper is Coming

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I find it ironic that the all-knowing Google can tell you the bacon number with references of any given celebrity. They can describe precisely how far you’ll have to jet ski across the Pacific Ocean if traveling by vehicle from Japan to China. They can do those unusual, and rather worthless, algorithmic calculations in a fraction of a fraction of a second (not a typo), but they can no longer provide a text-based subscriber count…

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15 Reasons People Unsubscribe From Your RSS

By | Traffic Generation | 52 Comments

Site Sketch 101 has slowly been evolving into the beast that you see here today. During its nearly two years of existence, it’s acquired about 4,000 subscribers. That hasn’t happened by accident, but rather, from an intentional effort to provide great content, to engage with the audience as much as possible and much more. Subscribers come and go, but if you want more to come than go then pay attention below to the 15 reasons…

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The 15 Deadliest Web Traffic Killers in 2011

By | Traffic Generation | 54 Comments

Hey you. Yes… you! I just finished visiting your website and I’ve got to say it was one of the most painful experiences I’ve gone through in quite some time. Even for an expert in all things, I had a hard time navigating it.  It’s painfully difficult. I was searching for some information there. It was nearly impossible and every minute that I wasted made it more and more painful to continue.  Finally I broke….

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A Powerful Strategy for Growth in 2011

By | Traffic Generation | 31 Comments

As many of you already know, I’m a active duty infantryman in the United States Army and I will be until the last week of March. In just under 2 months, I’m heading into online work full-time. With that in mind, I’ve been reworking my strategies here at Site Sketch 101 in an effort to maximize traffic, profits and impact. The Power of Intense Genuine Engagement At the onset of the new year, I began…

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30 Fastest Ways to Build Blog Traffic in 2011

By | Traffic Generation | 135 Comments

Let’s drastically revolutionize the way we blog in 2011. One of the most difficult challenges that bloggers are facing is how to build high quality blog traffic. Many of the tips below aren’t necessarily tips that are unique to this year. Rather this is a serious challenge for you to determine to use this new year to bring a fresh vitality to your online presence and to build blog traffic in ways that you have…

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Don’t Trip When You Can StumbleUpon

By | Social Media, Traffic Generation | 30 Comments

StumbleUpon is a fun way to both discover new sites and blogs and it’s a great way to promote you own if you have something that is worth sharing. Success in StumbleUpon really depends on having fun,engaging content, a great network of friends to help promote, and a little bit of luck. Below I’m going to share with you a few of the basic concepts for drastically increasing your reach on the StumbleUpon network. Stimulating…

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5 Keys to a More Successful Email Newsletter

By | Traffic Generation, Tribes & Communities | 44 Comments

Email newsletters are touted by many as one of the most profitable ventures online. Internet marketers are constantly bragging about how easy it is to make affiliate sales, to promote products and to drive traffic to websites. Email newsletters can accomplish all those tasks and more but there are a few things you might want to keep in mind as you work to maximize the effectiveness of yours. I use and recommend Aweber. It provides…

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14 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic

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Most bloggers and webmasters find themselves searching hopelessly for a way to attract new readers and visitors to their sites. Here are a few very simple tips that can be used to accomplish just that Always remember as you sift through this list that the real key is to stand out from the rest of the pack. As you create a fresh design be sure to make something that nobody else is using. As you…

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The 10 Best Ways to Explode Your Bounce Rate

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Are you working to explode your blog’s bounce rate? No? Then why are you doing the things on this list? The term ‘bounce rate’ simply refers to the number of people who immediately click away from your site as soon as they discover it. For example, if 6 out of every 10 people leave your site within the first few seconds of their visit then your bounce rate would be considered to be 60%. Lower…

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