Buying Traffic

If a tree falls in the woods but there's no one around to hear it, does it make a sound? Similarly, if a website is selling products online but it receives no visitors, does it really exist? The answer to the first question is wholly philosophical. The answer to the latter isn't. Your site may as we not exist if you don't have visitors. Without traffic to your site you have no chance of turning visitors into customers - and without customers, your business is dead in the water. That's why many online business owners turn to buying quality traffic and, when done right, it can really work well.

Here then are some of the best places to buy traffic for your web business...

Google Adwords

Google is the most popular search engine by a long way. That's where people go to find what they're looking for and while trying to get naturally to the top of the search rankings is possible (albeit very difficult), you can also buy your way in front of your potential customers by way of paid advertisements - i.e. Google AdWords. With AdWords you choose your keywords or phrases, set your budget and pay for each click a visitor makes on your advertisement...

Bing Ads

With Bing display advertising you can purchase PPC (pay-per-click) advertising on both the Bing and the Yahoo! search engine. They offer a number of ad types - rich media, video, text & interactive ads, & you can have your ad inventory displayed not just on the search engines but also across other programs & platforms such as Skype, Outlook.com, MSN, Xbox & Windows. It's estimated that Bing Ads have a 33% market share in the U.S...

Facebook Ads

Facebook is one of the worlds biggest websites with millions of users every day using the platform to connect with friends & those who share similar interests. Facebook taps into that information to offer advertisers laser-like focus when it comes to getting their message in front of the right audience. Advertisers can set their budget & choose their audience based on demographics, behaviours or profile information. Facebook also provide very comprehensive reporting tools to help you understand your audience & get better ROI on your advertising budget...

YouTube Ads

YouTube is reported to be the second largest search channel in the world and, given the fact it's video-based, is probably only likely to increase its influence in the months and years to come as people spend ever more of their time consuming video content. Advertisers on YouTube can reach their audience by way of topics, keywords, social profile or demographics. There are a variety of ways to advertise, it takes just minutes to set up an advertising campaign and you have full control over your budget...

LinkedIn Ads

LinkedIn Marketing Solutions is essentially a B2B (business to business) advertising platform that boasts over 500 million professionals as a potential customer base. You can set up an advertising campaign in minutes, control your budget with a variety of pricing options and there is comprehensive reporting information that you can mine to get even better returns. You can target your campaigns by job title, company name, function, followers, location, industry, skills and much more...


Twitter Ads
Looking to get more followers? Get the message out to your existing followers? Then Twitter Ads could be right for you. Performance-based costs, keyword-focused campaigns, tailored audiences & more......Visit site...

Instagram Ads
Ownded by Facebook, Instagram boasts over 1 million advertisers & over 800 million users. Instagram is a visual advertising medium with a variety of ways to advertise - photo, video, carousel & more.....Visit site...

Pinterest Ads
Reach over 150 million monthly active users on this popular platform. Two-thirds of Pinterest users are estimated to be under 40, with around 70% estimated to be female......Visit site...

Reddit Ads
One of the most visited websites in the world, with practically every niche with its own forum, Reddit reaches hundreds of millions of visitors per month......Visit site...

Amazon Advertising
With excess of 300 million users, Amazon offers sellers the opportunity to display a variety of ad formats on their platform & have those ads appear in high-trafficked positions on the Amazon platform...Visit site...