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    Targeted Website Traffic - Without it Your Site Will Certainly Die

    Targeted website traffic you hear that term a lot these days.  Most people know what it means and understand the concept. Some people  actually strive for it. Some people don't.
    In plain English, with  targeted website traffic, your site has a chance to make some real money  and there's a slight chance you might be able to make a living of the  internet. But, without targeted website traffic, your site is doomed to  die a slow, painful death until it quietly fades away into the dust like  so many thousands of other websites.
    If you do a search on any of  the major search engines for the term 'traffic' you will get mostly  websites regarding automobile traffic, traffic reports, road conditions,  road closures, motor additives, etc.
    If you do a search on any of  the major search engines for the term 'website traffic' you will get  mostly websites regarding traffic exchanges, stat counters, web  searches, page optimization, how to build a website, etc.
    If you  do a search on any of the major search engines for the term 'targeted website traffic' you will finally get the picture of what this article  is all about - making money on the internet. That's why you are here,  that's why you have a website, that's why you are reading this article  in the first place.
    Targeted Website Traffic is King
    Without  sufficient targeted website traffic to your website nothing will happen  - no sales, no rankings, no notoriety, nothing. You need this type of  traffic in order to generate sales, provide leads, gather email  addresses and create advertising exposure.
    So many good things  happen when one can actually tap into the targeted website traffic  market that it's difficult to name them all. Here are a few examples of  what I'm talking about:
    * Sales
    First and foremost, sales is what you are after. Only targeted  traffic will get you the sales you need to stay in business on the  internet.
    * Links
    More targeted traffic leads come from links to similar websites than  any other source. These can be either direct links to your website,  AdSense links, press releases, blogs, or any other form of advertising  that gets your website in front of other people's eyes.
    * Free Advertising
    As the search engines pick up on your increasing number of visitors,  especially if they come from related linking websites, your rankings  will hopefully rise and your PageRank wil improve. Having your site on  the first three pages of any major search engine is optimum exposure for  your site and will bring in customers 'off the street', as it were.  This is free advertising.
    * More Links
    Another benefit to your rise in the search engine rankings, and your  rising PageRank, will be your ability to inundated with link requests  from every other website imaginable. Remember, stick with only those  that relate to your own site. Again, free advertising.
    It's one  thing to get your website noticed by the search engines but it's quite  another to get your website noticed by the buying public. Just because  you have great links, great positioning in the major search engines, and  great links will not produce sales.
    So, how can you become  successful where most of the others have failed? What is the magic key  to making all these sales that everyone is talking about? I'm glad you  asked:
    The Magic Key
    Are you ready? Are you sitting down? Do  you have a paper and pen ready to take notes? Well, then, calm down,  take a deep breath, and just remember this one simple fact of internet  life: The website makes the sales, not you, not your links, not your  search engine presence, not even your friends or comrades whom you sent  to check out your 'wonderful little website.' Unless your site screams  out to the world, 'BUY MY PRODUCT!!', you will not make enough money to  buy one month's worth of internet cable service.
    You can buy,  grab, obtain, link, and get all the targeted website traffic in the  world but it will not sell a single product and/or service unless your  website is compelling enough to do the selling for you. Design is one  thing, content is another and, remember, content is everything. It makes  the search engine robots and spiders visit your site on a daily basis,  it makes visitors want to buy, bookmark, or return for a future  purchase, and it makes one think, 'Hmm...maybe I really do need this  product and/or service.'
    Just keep thinking to yourself, 'Design  and content, design and content...', over and over. Plus, once your  website is complete, it isn't. A proper website is always refining  itself and a webmaster knows this. The search engine robots and spider  love new content so a little change here or a little change there will  make a huge splash with them as they cruise your site on a daily basis.
    Targeted Website Traffic Can Make or Break a Website
    While  having a great design and excellent content on your website is the best  possible thing that you can have on the internet, it will still sit  there and gather dust until you get the traffic flowing. Unless your  website is the only site on the internet that sells a particular product  or service, you will be lost in a crowd of thousands or possibly  millions.
    Remember the term, 'Targeted Website Traffic', and keep this in mind:
    * Is it really targeted?
    Are the visitors you get to your website actually looking for what  your site has to offer? If you buy your traffic from a service, how can  you be sure that you get what you pay for?
    * Will they buy?
    There are no guarantees when it comes to how people make their  decisions. All you can do is make your product or service as  irresistible as possible. People, in general, are picky and they always  want the best for less.
    Buying Targeted Website Traffic From a Service
    If  you are new to this concept and have no idea which companies are  reputable and trustworthy, then you will have to experiment, learn from  others, hear about it by word of mouth, blogs, forums, etc. Check out  each company you come across that offers the traffic you want and  compare them against each other. What should you look for when comparing  traffic service companies?
    * Do they offer a guarantee?
    If they do not offer a 100% guarantee then keep looking until you find only those traffic services that do.
    * Do they have contact and privacy pages?
    All reputable companies have these in place. Review them to your satisfaction before placing any orders.
    * Do they have your category available?
    Targeted website traffic must fit your site to a 'T' meaning that if  you sell widgets then there must be a category for selling widgets,  plain and simple. If there categories are not specific to what your  website sells, move on until you find one that does.
    * Purchase 10,000 targeted visitors, get 10 sales.
    This is a general rule. If you do not get at least a 1% return on  your investment then one of these things is wrong: either your traffic  is not targeted to what you are selling or your website is not strong  enough in its' message to sell the product and/or service.
    * Does your page counter move?
    Every site should have a page counter on their main index page,  either visible or not. If that counter does not show the traffic that  you purchased then you are not receiving real people but, instead,  computer-generated hits. Have you ever made a sale to a  computer-generated hit?
    Whenever you try a traffic service, buy  the minimum to see what happens. If the traffic campaign fails, and you  are sure it is not because of your website's design or content, then try  another service. Keep searching until you find one that works well for  you and stick with it.

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