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How do I generate traffic to my website & build my audience?

At Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network we understand that to be find success as an affiliate marketer, there are several foundational steps you need to accomplish first. One of these steps is to generate regular traffic to your website and build an audience for your content. 

Here are a few tips from respected experts in this field:

  1.  Provide unique value in your content: Give searchers and your site visitors a reason to visit and return to your site rather than the competition's site. Watch the short video clip from Moz, an SEO company, in the link above.
  2. Remove unnecessary steps & win more links, shares, and conversions: The easier it is for visitors to perform a desired action (such as clicking on an affiliate link or filling out an email subscription form), the more likely they will be to do it. Watch the short video in the link above, also from Moz.
  3. 39 actionable ideas for driving traffic to your website: How to increase website traffic is one of the most common questions we receive from publishers. Read this Forbes.com article for some great tips.
  4. 13 ethical ways to increase your site's search traffic: You have great things to say and wonderful advertiser products to promote, but customers must visit your website to make the magic happen. Read these tips from Mashable.
  5. Leverage all internet channels for SEO for organic traffic and other tools:
    1. Read more about how one affiliate expert drives website traffic in the book, Extra Money Answer: How to Create, Promote and Monetize an Affiliate Site.
  6. Learn all you can about SEO from the experts, such as Bruce Clay, in his free SEO Tutorial.

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    ALBERICK ALTILUS

    Yes Thank you

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    SallyAnne - Manager, Customer Success Education

    Hi Alberick! You're most welcome. Thanks for visiting our Help Center.

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    Ray Ammouri

    hi I'm new to this we are trying to us our company website extra space to add some product and banner we started with BestBuy we are not sure they work
    any good ideas to help me

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    SallyAnne - Manager, Customer Success Education

    Hi Ray, welcome to affiliate marketing with the Rakuten Affiliate Network! We don't give individual advice to publishers about their websites. However, we have provided many resources that will be helpful here: https://pubhelp.rakutenmarketing.com/hc/en-us/articles/203657335-Road-Map-to-Success-and-Resources-for-New-Publishers. Good luck!