| 2:23 pm on Sep 14, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I'm assuming nobody knows what I'm talking about, or that I've answered my own question. Nevertheless, I'd love to hear from someone with an opinion on these programs.
| 2:36 pm on Sep 14, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I have always though that any trafic you get from such sources would convert very poorly simply because people have an incentive to go to your site. They are not really interested users, simple visitors who are visiting your site to get extra credits.
These schemes along with banner exchanges used to work very well, although not so well lately. I feel that the only real gainer in those programs is the exchange owner.
| 2:41 pm on Sep 14, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Futile way to burn up bandwidth ..
| 4:29 pm on Sep 14, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Thanks folks. I just figured that I may get some interested spillover sufers who are acutally interseted in my service, but as yet, to no avail. (note: to self: quit these asap :-)
Are there any traffic exchanges that are not based on a third party benefiting, that actually work? What I mean is, other than the usual methods like reciprocal linking?
| 9:29 pm on Sep 15, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I've tired a few traffic exchanges, just lately I tried one exchanging ordinary text links. It's too early to tell how it will work out, but right now I've had a couple of leads.
As for traffic exchanges showing banners I've always had the strategy to display the website URL and name in them. This is to build a brand and so that the URL sinks into people's minds. However the click-through rate I've had through banner exchange programs has been very slim.
| 10:07 pm on Sep 15, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I do have one traffic exchange on a sub domain (for a small business) and I have not been impressed at all.
Mainly because I have Zero contorl over what site is going to pop up to my visitors! Sure there are rules about no porn sites joining the traffic exchange but--those porn sites have managed to go a few hours...and even a weekend here or there before being removed.
I have decided that traffic exchange is a rather risky business for me!
| 3:55 pm on Sep 16, 2005 (gmt 0)|
If you set rules on what types of sites can join you or you can join them that can be bring effective results however you should follow the most common rules that your site can only have a certain number of pop ups, if any.
| 3:37 am on Sep 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I am new to this forum.I have found a traffic exchange script and added it to my services on my website.The script gives you control over every aspect of your sites.You can show only on manual search or auto and manual,you can ad text ads or banners to pages on your site to earn credits without surfing.I check every site by hand and have a good report system for surfers.
The basic idea of manual surf is bringing eyes to your site.
Auto surf is purly for organic search engine rankings.
But traffic exchanges are a good way to get actual leads, you just have to pick the right exchanges.
I have not profited from it but we are also building a search engine and a system to tie exchanges together for greater exposure.It is an evolving business model but might get big someday we hope.
| 7:01 am on Sep 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
if you find exchanges with text links they can work. doesn't burn the bandwidth either since only interested people will click the link.
| 5:03 pm on Sep 26, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I think traffic exchange is one way of your technique hence it is suggested don't waste much time every day clicking on traffic exchanges.