Building Traffic Through Paid
Many people today focus a lot of attention on the search engines to drive traffic to their websites. Search
engine traffic that is "organic" is totally free. Search engines can also send you traffic that you pay for. This
is referred to as pay per click or PPC.
There are other ways to drive traffic to your website that most people never consider. What type of traffic is
it? This would be traffic sent through paid advertising.
There are many places that offer advertising space online today. Places like MySpace and Facebook can offer
a highly targeted audience at a very low cost per page impression.
One of the things that must be considered when seeking out advertising space is the audience of the visitors.
The more targeted your audience, the higher your ROI will be.
Knowing the demographics of your audience will greatly increase your success in finding a good match for your
advertising needs. If for instance your business involves selling a product that relieves back pain, you wouldn't
want to place your ads on sites that mainly cater to teenagers.
On the other hand, a forum that has a large audience of retired subscribers would be a more targeted audience.
This is not too hard to find. There are millions of forums online where people go to talk about all sorts of
issues, including retirement and even specifically back pain.
CPA Cost-Per-Action Marketing
Depending on the size of your budget that are even major networks online that feature a type of advertising
called CPA or cost-per-action. The main role of a CPA or cost-per-action network is to allow advertisers to reach
an audience of people looking for products and services they have to offer.
The cost per action can be as little as .30 cents and up to $42.00. If you are looking for highly targeted
leads. With a CPA Network, you only pay the publishers (sometimes referred to as affiliates) when your
objectives are met.