Blog Traffic Up 54.87% in the Last 30 Days: Our Proven Traffic Improvement Strategy

UPDATE: 9/19/09 ProBlogger Guest post I Came, I Saw, I Commented: Was It Worth It by Josh Hanagarne – The World’s Strongest Librarian – provides this additional confirmation that commenting does indeed work. He gives these stats:

The numbers after commenting:

  • A 100% increase on RSS subscribers (160-320)
  • Over 40 newsletter subscriptions
  • A second traffic spike due to people returning to answer my comment on their own blogs

Note that HIS strategy was commenting on the blogs of those who commented on his previous ProBlogger guest post. Imagine what could happen if he had used the additional strategy explained below. Maybe he’ll read this, try it out, and let us know what additional growth his blog sees from it.


UPDATE: 3/23/09 I thought some might be interested to know that the Google Analytics default view (which compares the most recent 30 days to the previous 30 days) now shows traffic is now up 76.63%. This traffic is almost exactly evenly split with one third coming from Direct, one-third from search engines, and one-third from referring sites.

Want proof this strategy works for others too? Check out these two Tweets I received today (Mar 23, 2009):

PaulHassing@GrowMap Thank YOU! Yesterday my site traffic was double what it was last Monday. All I did differently was follow your advice. Great stuff!

PaulHassing@GrowMap It’s nice (& rare) to see an approach which is ethical & practical having an effect. For once, good guys don’t finish last! :)


ORIGINAL POST BELOW


What if there were a simply action you could take whenever you have a few minutes that would benefit the other blogs you visit and increase your own blog traffic too? Would you be interested enough to act on it and see if it works for you too?

Here is the step-by-step method responsible for the increase in traffic here:

  1. Visit your favorite blog, preferably a dofollow CommentLuv blog.
  2. Leave a high quality comment.
  3. If the blog uses CommentLuv select the most relevant post to share or a post you wish to promote.
  4. In a CommentLuv blog you can leave two links in a comment by changing the primary link JUST BEFORE you click submit. When you’re ready to send the comment paste the other link into the box and immediately send the comment BEFORE the CommentLuv system loses your selected post.
  5. AFTER you’ve left your comment share the post at Twitter, FriendFeed, cliKball, StumbleUpon, Del.icio.us or on any other favorite Social Networking site or reader.
  6. When sharing use an excerpt, image and title illustrating what YOU feel is the most pertinent information in the post. This will increase the number of new visitors the post will receive – and the number of readers who may read your comment or be interested in your featured post.
  7. I often also share the best comment(s) or additional thoughts at cliKball and FriendFeed.

We all have limited time and the same number of hours in any day so maximizing the return on how we spend that time is critical to our success. If you already have quality content on your blog and a recent post worth sharing it is time to focus on getting quality backlinks from commenting to greatly increase your traffic.

NEW: If you don’t fully understand how CommentLuv works or haven’t registered your blog take the time to read this excellent post with screen shots on How CommentLuv works and the benefits of registering your site.

Combine our strategy above with the one from that last link to Peter Lee’s Work from Home blog and your time is guaranteed to generate incoming links, better search engine placement, higher visibility and more traffic to your blog.

For a more advanced strategy read How I Doubled the Pageviews of my Blog in Two Week – That post opens in a new window to make sure that BEFORE you do that you START immediately increasing your own traffic here:

The best way to learn something is to do enough of it that you will remember how and it will become a habit. The great thing about this strategy is that you can easily get started RIGHT NOW:

  1. Just leave a comment in this post; the early commentators get the most exposure so go ahead and leave it now. It won’t take that long since you’re already here.
  2. Be sure to include a link to your blog post. Make it your most recent post, the most related post, one you want to promote most OR one that your readers like best.
  3. If you have a Twitter account here is an easy way:  Just click this Tweet This!
  4. Then share it in your other Social Networking accounts and share it in your reader. The more you share the more it benefits you and everyone else.
  5. BONUS VISITORS: If you want even more traffic publish your results and link to this post. We’ll find your new post, leave our own comments, and share it at Twitter, FriendFeed and cliKball.

BLOG COMMENTING:

DoFollow CommentLuv KeywordLuv Blogs With Comments Moderated by GrowMap

I approve more comments to support small businesses, good causes and bloggers than most bloggers so being active in our blogs is to your benefit. They are all 100% dofollow from the first comment and have both CommentLuv and KeywordLuv installed:

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Gail Gardner

Small Business Marketing Strategist at GrowMap
Creator and owner of GrowMap.com, Gail is primarily known for mentoring small businesses and encouraging bloggers to join collaborations to share skills and support small business.

Comments

  1. It’s nice to read your update about the boost in traffic you got from the tactic you blogged about. Sometimes blog posts are just left to linger there, but I appreciate the updates to show what works and what doesn’t. Thanks for the news!

  2. Yah this theory realy does work , thanks for the share .
    .-= Dotx@Boost Traffic´s last blog ..Boost Traffic To Your Website/Blog =-.

  3. Cheap Old Cars says:

    Thanks for this great information very essential from SEO point of view.No follow are just waste of times.DoFollow are best way to get huge traffic on your site.

  4. good read thanks for the share
    .-= m65´s last blog ..Alpha M65 Field Jacket =-.

  5. It does work, but as Josh said, you have to pick a blog that talks about the things you’re interested on and that you can submit interesting comments. As for making friends, I guess you have to work a tad bit harder for that…

  6. It does work, but as Josh said, you have to pick a blog that talks about the things you’re interested on and that you can submit interesting comments. As for making friends, I guess you have to work a tad bit harder for that…

  7. socialmediapark says:

    I am really inspired by your working and gainging so huge traffic.
    .-= socialmediapark´s last blog ..Target Donates $1 Million To Educational Causes On Facebook =-.

  8. I am definitely going to try this out. Thanks for the instructions and demonstrations.
    .-= meka@earning money online´s last blog ..30 Ways to Earn Money Online =-.

  9. Great tips Gail, this is a sound strategy, and of course, as you said, after a while it just be becomes habit. Thank you!!

  10. thanks for sharing the information about traffic improvement strategy and this will really help me to get a lot of traffic
    .-= jim@smoothfitness coupons´s last blog ..daj654 =-.

  11. My blog has been in a stagnet pool for about a year now. Despite my efforts to reach out and be social it seems I am not getting any new traffic.
    These tips sound excellent and I plan on giving them a try to breathe some life into the blog.

    • Hi Tracy,

      This will definitely work; the challenge is locating and compiling a list of blogs that are best suited for consistent visits for your comments. I am still working to come up with a great way to keep track of commenting.

      You will also want to get your blog registered in the best Blog Directories. Watch for a new post with the top 25-30 ranked by traffic and importance very soon.

      If your current blog isn’t popular today you may want to select a different niche. I don’t keep up with diet products but I know they are often fads that come and go. There are many new tools for quickly creating a store in a WordPress blog that make it possible to write about something you are passionate about and sell items related to that passion.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..Instantly Acquire 76 High Quality Incoming Links =-.

  12. I do not know where you find the time to get all this great information and comment everywhere you are a one woman wonder
    .-= Murray Newlands´s last blog ..Clickbooth Live Like A Super Affiliate Charity Contest =-.

    • Thank you Murray.

      It is not easy, believe me. It takes continual recentering to keep from feeling overwhelmed with all the research I’m working to pull together and write up in an easily understood manner.

      When I get all the processes into one Master Workbook I will be so relieved to be pretty much done researching and focusing on using it to apply to specific blogs and businesses.

      Did you see the Best of GrowMap post I published? It makes it far easier to quickly refer to the most important research posts I’ve done here.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..Best of GrowMap: Our Pillar Foundation Content =-.

  13. chicco high chairs says:

    Thanks for sharing these tips. I will follow this things and take a look if these are effective for me.
    .-= chicco high chairs´s last blog ..Chicco Baby Products – Introduction =-.

    • Hi Chicco,

      Do you know there are many hugely successful Mommy Bloggers. Their blogs would be the perfect places for you to comment and then share their posts. If you don’t use StumbleUpon I highly recommend it – and the more diverse URLs you share there the better.

      Watch for a new post on how to maximize your effectiveness on Social Networking sites by combining this strategy with reviews on StumbleUpon that get fed to Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed and Delicious.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..How to Evaluate a Merchant Gift Affiliate Program =-.

  14. Great post. Common sense way of increasing traffic. Well thought out and easy instructions to follow! Keep up the great content!
    .-= Parag Paleja´s last blog ..Use The Same System We Use, We Will Be Your Guides. =-.

  15. Good details,would ask my friends too to go through.

  16. All the success tips that you mentioned in post regarding Traffic Improvement Strategy are very useful and also overy handy, as i will definitely go with these tips.

    Thanks

  17. this is wonderful to read it. great.it will really help me to increase traffic.thanks for sharing.

  18. thanks for sharing your success story. that is pretty impressive for just a month. nice post.

  19. I must say , this is really great technique to increase traffic to your blog. And if possible try to select only those blogs which have top commentator slot.
    This will probably help you in getting more and more traffic.

  20. You provide some of the best information available, thank you. A lot of my questions are getting answered here without me having even to ask!
    .-= Manie @ Web Monster Hosting´s last blog ..Choosing the Best Place to Host a Website =-.

  21. Sounds like it’s worth a try. Every little bit helps and using reverse type links is worth considering.

    Keries

    • Hello Keries,

      I assure you that it really does work. I haven’t done it lately because it is time-consuming and fills up my email inbox; however, I will use it again when I get some major projects completed and have more time.

      Any time you have a really great post to share is a great time to test it.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..Success IS a Numbers Game =-.

  22. Car Transport says:

    I agree though that it would make sense to put a relevant link if you have one – obviously none of mine are relevant here!

    • Since my primary purpose is to assist any business in growing – and I am more concerned with real people than with the actions of the search engines – I have no problem with leaving links in my comments that are not extremely relevant.

      Any business that has a blog can create a relevant post if they don’t already have one. For example, they could test this strategy to grow their own business by visiting and commenting in blogs that are related to them. For a car transport that could be any business related to buying automobiles, shipping classic cars, car shows, relocating for business, moving because you’re retiring, etc.

      Then you could write about your results and add a comment here about how well that worked for you. I know that is more work so each individual must decide when it is worth doing that and when it isn’t. This example might not be important for you but getting a link from one of the related sites I just suggested could be – especially if their potential clients are also yours.

      If the site in question has a huge amount of traffic, or is dofollow, or has CommentLuv or KeywordLuv installed it can be worthwhile. Did you see the DoFollow Tools and Lists we provide? You can use them to find relevant do follow blogs to comment in.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..How to Optimize Your PPC Advertising to Benefit YOU =-.

  23. You have good points here,and I never thought about Twitter
    although my posts go straight to twitter from my blog…
    .-= jo@reviewsandadspace´s last blog ..How to write novels: Five Rules of Writing =-.

    • Hi Jo,

      Some Tweets from Twitter are ending up in the organic search engines. Some of us are trying to figure out which ones, why, and how long they’ll stay there. Even when they don’t Twitter is a good way to drive more visitors to any blog post.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..How Much Is A Memorable Logo Worth? =-.

  24. Hi,
    I have just started using Commentluv but am a little stuck on your points (3) and (4). I have registered my blog with Commentluv but do not seem to be able to select a post other than my last one. Am I missing something?
    I guess point (4) will become clearer when I’ve got (3) sorted so I will try it then.
    Here’s hoping you can help.
    Many thanks,
    Chloe
    .-= Chloe @ Ben 10 Toys´s last blog ..An Expat Buying Toys In Europe =-.

    • Hi Chloe,

      CommentLuv showing only your latest post and not letting you select a different one usually occurs when you haven’t claimed your blog on the ComLuv.com site. (Note that they recently changed domains.) Are you still seeing that problem?

      Point 4 is a little tricky. You have to first use your Website address EXACTLY as you registered it with CommentLuv, wait for the list of posts to appear and select one, and then paste your other link into the Website field and enter the comment BEFORE CommentLuv’s system has time to change your CommentLuv featured post.

      If you don’t do that fast enough you’ll lose the CommentLuv post and have to start over using your CommentLuv registered URL in the Website field.
      .-= Internet Strategist @GrowMap´s last blog ..How to Add Your Free Business Listing to infoUSA =-.

      • Hi,
        Many thanks for this. As I said before I registered my blog with Commentluv but hadn’t ‘claimed’/created a new blog subdomain on their site. I realised this yesterday and did just that and can now choose one of my last 5 posts.
        Point (4) is certainly tricky. Before reading your reply I thought I had to change the post I was selecting just before pressing submit which I tried and failed at yesterday as I couldn’t beat their update! Now I realise this was completely wrong and will try putting the other post in the website field now! Here goes!
        Thanks again, Chloe
        .-= Chloe @ Ben 10 Toys´s last blog ..Through A Child’s Eyes =-.

        • Hi Chloe,

          The reason I suggested doing that was so that you can share the most relevant post even when it is not one of your most recent posts and therefore not available to be featured by CommentLuv.

          It is a little tricky but I see you did successfully add the other link. Some blogs object to leaving a link other than your home page; however, I feel it is best for my readers (and me) if commentators are free to link to the post they feel is most relevant to the current discussion or the one they most wish us to visit.

          Thanks for hanging in there and figuring out what I meant. I do my best to make it clear; however, until you’ve actually tried it that might not be as easy as I would hope! I’m off to share your posts at Twitter.
          .-= Internet Strategist@GrowMap´s last blog ..How to Get Your Free Business Listing in Yelp =-.

          • Hi,
            Yeh I did it! I didn’t realise people might mind if you put a URL other than your home page so will bear that in mind. I agree though that it would make sense to put a relevant link if you have one – obviously none of mine are relevant here!
            Thanks for the tweet.
            Cheers, Chloe
            .-= Chloe @ Ben 10 Toys´s last blog ..Why Eating Bogeys Is Good For You =-.

  25. I appreciate this, good to have this traffic strategy, I like the steps also to get the traffic on the site….going to apply it very ssoon to have the traffic on my site too….

    Thanks for letting us know through your post…..

    Snv’s last blog post..Ethical SEO Factors

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  27. Very useful steps which may lead to benefit the site for getting the link juice and also to have the better position for that keyword….i will definitely going to apply one of these steps….to get traffic on the site….

    Snv’s last blog post..Ethical SEO Factors

  28. Nicholas says:

    Hello, this topic is really great and very timely to my query. anyway, I just noticed there aren’t any list of the Do-Follow blogs anymore…but I’ve got a question [I'm still kinda new in d seo thingy] if you could assist me with. Are “No-Follow” links completely irrelevant to google? cos there was a site i pasted a link on, i clearly saw it was a “no-follow” link [with the seo firefox thing] but google soon acknowledged it, and credited me for it.

    • Hi Nicholas,

      Here they are: DoFollow Tools and Lists Even though they’re called nofollow these links are not completely irrelevant and apparently they do get followed at least by some search engines. They just don’t get nearly as much “juice” as the SEOs would say.

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..How to Create a Successful Blog Based Business Part 1

  29. Do you have any other stats? No offense, but traffic being up 54% is not really that useful. If you had 10 people visit and you increased it by 50% that means you just added 5. I mean it’s good to increase, but I guess I’m just curious how many people that really is. My traffic went up just 9% last month, but quantity-wise that’s about 2,000 more visitors by just adding content, launching a new e-Book, sending out a newsletter to my mailing list, and tweeting more. If this tactic increased my numbers by 10, in quantity, I’d be wasting a lot of time, know what I mean? Just curious exactly what you mean. Thanks!

    Nicole’s last blog post..Baby Temperament and Sleep Series: Mood

    • Hi Nicole,

      You can see the traffic any site gets using SEOBook’s SEO Toolbar. I shared a screen capture of my unique visitors in one of my recent blog posts. I’ll use it as the CommentLuv featured post for this reply.

      You can see the average unique visitors Compete showed in March was 6596 per month. Unique visitors in April jumped to 13,478.

      In May I was having Internet access issues ( Never Ever Use HughesNet!) so I posted less frequently and was not using my commenting strategy. Traffic in May dropped back down to 6,053.

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..Freelancer Challenges – Logo Graphic Designers

      • Thank you for getting back to me! And, thanks for the tip about SEOBook’s SEO Toolbar. That is an impressive traffic jump. I’m following you on Twitter. Thanks, again!

        Nicole’s last blog post..Happy Father’s Day Giveaway

        • Hello Nicole,

          I do my best to answer all comments in my blogs and will continue to do so until sheer numbers make it impossible. I am also following you at Twitter and follow all my commentators there. That is one of the reasons we added the Twitter ID field to our comments.

          Using baby products for a Father’s Day giveaway is a unique idea. Best of luck with your promotions.

          Internet Strategist’s last blog post..How to Create a Successful Blog Based Business Part 1

  30. nice tips, i am certainly going to use these steps to increase my traffic.

    • Hello Tina,

      The more specific your comments and the more obvious it is that you read and understood the post where you leave them the better this will work.

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..New Type of Scraped Comment Blog Spam

      • You are right Internet Strategist,
        making sensible comments will give uniqueness to your work and chances of approval of your comment would be 100%.

  31. this seems to be a good strategy to raise the traffic using comment luv.thanks for sharing the strategy.

    • Are Lava Lamps making a comeback in the UK? Interesting. This strategy works; however, it requires a major investment of time. Best results occur with consistent use and periodic use will work too.

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..How to Create a Successful Blog Based Business Part 1

  32. Ethical bloggers do have overheads I’ve felt this overhead during my research as well as in my writings. Placing ads at the bottom sounds like a great place where people will click on relevant ads. I’ve noticed this in a few niche websites I’ve been studying I’ll move the ads tonight.

    I can’t stand it when a website makes its ads look like there the links I was on a plant website last week that got me to click on ad because I thought it was there content navigation. Unethical and poor I’d rather try and fail than go down that route.

    I’ve been researching blogging for three months now, that and other things. What I’m getting at is there’s definitely an overhead that without ad support is only good for hobbyist. I’m more going towards the full time website owner running multiple sites. The other sites I’ve started will be more niche websites with affiliate products or product sales but the overhead is still the same, I have to research everything, write quality content (just learned this, da) and study how things are going. It’s a process that I’m having a lot of fun learning. I’ve started a site on some very specific plants (I have friends in the biz) and another website will go up soon on a friends area of expertise (very wide open too under 10K result pages with ads showing and a good search volume) the great thing about that site is he’s going to write the content, I just have to figure out what keywords to target.

    As always it’s a pleasure

    Jeff’s last blog post..What’s Jeff’s Scam, Niche Marketing

    Jeff’s last blog post..List of DoFollow Social Bookmarking Sites

    • Hi Jeff, You’re on the right track. I believe that sites with quality content that gives readers a reason to keep coming back that offer affiliate products they can honestly recommend without reservation will become profitable.

      You can only trick people into clicking on ads so many times before they leave forever. That is not an ethical business model nor one that will continue to grow.

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..Do YOUR Blogging Goals Include Monetization: Benefits Our Readers Receive

  33. Before using KeywordLuv, CommentLuv, NoFollowFree, the traffic of my blog was about 1 unique visitors per day, it was mostly me tho. (lol) But then when I add these 3 plugins now I’m getting around 100 unique visitors per day. It is awesome! It’s not huuuuuuge but man it have made such a difference!

    Thales’s last blog post..Maverick Money Makers Reviewed – The Truth

    • Hello Thales. Yours is a great testimonial to the power of interacting with your readers. Who wouldn’t prefer to spend their time where their opinions are valued, their thoughts acknowledged and their questions answered?

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..New Type of Scraped Comment Blog Spam

  34. I will defiantly start using Twitter, FriendFeed and cliKball. I’ve heard so much about how twitter drives traffic up though the roof the other two i haven’t heard of but will look into them.

    CommentLuv sounds so great I wish I’d done a little more research into what blogging platform to use before I setup my website; I use BlogEngine.net that to my knowledge doesn’t support CommentLuv. On the upside I can write extensions for BlogEngine.net like CommentLuv that’s why I choose BlogEngine.net it’s written in C# and I’m a .net developer. Out of the box blogEngine.net doesn’t set a nofollow on anchor text which is good for any one commenting on my website.

    I’m new to blogging and just learned how important it is to write well thought out comments on peoples posts for my first couple of months I was writing comments like “thanks” and moving on the next blog. Comments like that don’t bring new visitors to your blog… I didn’t know. The other important thing I just learned is to write longer more in depth posts. Ah… but both techniques are just recently learned and are just coming into practice. Learning the ups and downs has been fun driving traffic up is a very important topic thanks for helping me out.

    Being new I’m still trying to find the area I want to pursue the most as of now I have two active blogs. http://www.ScamResearchCenter.com and http://www.CodeResearchCenter.com having two blogs has allowed me to keep my readers happy by only providing content there interested in.

    Jeff’s last blog post..List of DoFollow Social Bookmarking Sites

    • Glad to have you here Jeff. It is a constant learning experience for all of us. I write what I do because I have so many questions and getting to the answers takes so much time that I record them here. I do that partly for my readers and partly so the next time I need to do something I have documented how to do it in an easy to locate place.

      It is wise to have more than one blog if you write about subjects with little overlap. Yours are both good niches – one broader for the general public and one only for coders who are definitely a different set of people most of the time.

      Many plugins were written by bloggers who wanted the functionality and then shared with others. You could start writing plugins for BlogEngine and then sharing them. I had not even heard of that particular platform before.

      I noticed on your dofollow post that you have AdSense ads between the title and the content of that post. While I know that many recommend doing that I strongly suspect it will reduce the number of incoming links your posts will get. I avoid linking to posts that do that. I have a very popular dofollow post featured in the Most Popular section here.

      I can’t speak for anyone else but I read the post first and THEN might be interested in a related ad. I rarely click on an ad before I find out whether that post provides what I am seeking and by the time I read it I probably won’t think to scroll back up (because I am working in multiple tabs and windows at once).

      Inexperienced or less intelligent Internet users will often click on whatever is nearest the top. Bloggers must ask themselves whether the purpose of their blog is getting blind ad clicks or offering posts that get read.

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..How to Create a Successful Blog Based Business Part 1

      • What you wrote makes perfect sense and I can’t believe I didn’t consider where my ads should go. I wasn’t getting that many ad clicks and I think you just explained why. Thanks for the advice I’ll move my ads.

        Having ads at the top was a quick and easy way of making sure ads show on every page but as you just explained there not useful at the top for a more advanced user, as I write this I realize having ads at the top makes no sense. I’ll do some research as to good ad placement.

        Things like this are what make blogging great.

        I’m off to the dofollow post

        Jeff’s last blog post..List of DoFollow Social Bookmarking Sites

        • Hi Jeff, I suspect you will find many who suggest putting them at the top and that is very likely why you did it. I had a site that did well with AdSense and I put them just below the main content where they would be visible after they read that page.

          Personally I believe that is the best place for them because they are available for additional information. Having ads where you had them makes a site look like it was primarily created solely to generate ad income. Not only will it make an incoming link less likely; it will also cause many people to simply click away.

          The sad truth is the best way to maximize ad income is to trick people into clicking on ads. I just visited a site that had their own links really small and extremely close to ad links. That is one way; however, it also tends towards the unethical.

          I am eternally hopeful that people will appreciate valuable content and remember who has provided it when they are interested in buying something. Ethical bloggers do have overheads so hopefully their readers will make an effort to remember them.

          InternetStrategist’s last blog post..WordPress 2.7 Threaded Comments Works In Thesis

  35. I have always done your first step of leaving quality comments but I had never thought of trying to promote that post on twitter so that more people read their post – meaning more people read your comment. That is not such a bad idea!

    • Hi Tom. I haven’t seen anyone else write about this idea; however, one blogger did say it was obvious to them. I believe this idea is beneficial for everyone. Your taking the time to comment in their blog is a stronger endorsement than just Tweeting it and if they use Comment Luv those reading it will be far more likely to visit the post you share.

      Your followers at Twitter and elsewhere will get more quality content to read and it is less intrusive than continually sharing your own content as some new users may do. Imagine how much growth the best blogs would see if everyone did this?

      InternetStrategist’s last blog post..WordPress 2.7 Threaded Comments Works In Thesis

  36. Thanks for these tips, I will give them a try and see what happens. Does the 2 links trick still work? It looks like the plugin has been updated since then.

    • Welcome Neftale – Yes, I have been using two links all day today so it does still work. CommentLuv works by checking the EXACT URL you use for them so it must be there to select one of your last ten posts. When your comment is ready you can change the Website link and immediately hit Submit and there will be two links. I do it here all the time.

      Did you notice we just turned on the WP 2.7 Threaded Comments feature?

  37. @Nicole Thank you for the Digg. I haven’t been active there in ages. I hope it works well for you. It can make it challenging to keep up with all the emails from new comments in other blogs.

    @Garret Tricky! I found your Twitter profile @garret35 instead of @garret35Gen – at least I hope that is you. Let me know how it works for you?

    InternetStrategist’s last blog post..Do YOUR Blogging Goals Include Monetization: Benefits Our Readers Receive

  38. Genius, I love that. I will try it out and see how much better my traffic is.

    Cheers

    Garret’s last blog post..It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since “Colombine”

  39. Great info! Already started to test out the strategy and submitted this in digg!

    Nicole

    NicoleMunoz’s last blog post..Social Media Marketing – Social Media Marketing for Growth

  40. @Hectic Good to have you as a regular here. If you ever have any specific questions or I can be of assistance feel free to contact me. If you would like me to email you just ask in any comment.

    InternetStrategist’s last blog post..Why You Can NOT Rely Solely on Organic Search Listings for Traffic and Revenue

  41. wow thank you for sharing. as a newbie blogger I think this could be help to me for my improvement.

    Hectic Capiznon Bloggers 2009’s last blog post..Hectic Capiznon Bloggers 2009 Last Phase

  42. @Jason Think larger and more creatively. What about all the blogs covering home improvement, construction, and remodeling?

    What about car related blogs on body work, custom painting, automobile racing (they’re always having to repaint the damage), boats – anything you paint.

    There might even be some type of artists who could use your sprayers – maybe they paint murals and need a large background color as a canvas.

    Think of everyone who would have a reason to use your products and find blogs – preferably those using CommentLuv and dofollow – and answer questions and make comments. Link your answers to the most relevant page on your site. You could write blog posts that answer their questions and link to those.

    InternetStrategist’s last blog post..Promote Your Business Without Cash

  43. My problem is that there are not that many blogs about paint sprayers ;) Oh well…I am sure I can find a way to leverage this for traffic. Thanks for the info.

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  44. @vitaligo You will only want traffic that is interested in the subject of your Web site. Be wary as many will gladly charge you for traffic that will do you no good at all.

    I will email you at the address you used when you commented so that I can answer your other questions.

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  45. cures for vitiligo says:

    I am really inspired by your working and gainging so huge traffic. Can your work on my site and what are your avarge rates.

  46. cures for vitiligo says:

    My site is health related. What would you charge to provide 1000 user per day

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  47. Sounds like a smart bloke to me ;)

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  48. @Sire Not to worry. Derek is happily married and would like to stay that way which is why he hasn’t had time to add threaded comments here. He is wise enough to make his family a higher priority than blogging. :-)

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