Retirement Communities In Florida (4/9)

When I first launched my blog, I knew getting search traffic would take months or longer, so I needed to find a way to drive some traffic. 

I had zero money, so paid ads weren’t an option and I had absolutely no social media following. I was truly starting from scratch. 

I ended up writing an insanely detailed post about retirement communities in Florida, of all topics, and I found exactly one blog that I could drop my link on. 

The post was *buried* on the site, way far away from the home page, and it didn’t look like the site had very much traffic. 

I expected there to be no chance that it would do anything. Much to my surprise, I was getting almost 1,000 high-quality users to my site every month just from that one little link.

The traffic was very sticky and I generated quite a few email signups from the early days of my blog, all from that one link that I thought was going nowhere fast.

Moral of the story: Don’t underestimate the power of a well-placed link on a relevant site. Relevancy is key, even if it’s not hard to get the link placed. 

Contributor: Ryan Shaw 


Written by Nathaniel Fried

Co-founder of Fupping. Busy churning out content and building an empire.

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