Avoiding Magic Pill Advertising - Ask yourself the...
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Ask yourself the question,"Is this too good to be true?" If it sounds like it, then it usually is. A good way to check out these sites is to sign up for the Warrior's Forum and check it out. The Forum is free to join. There are also a number of other forums that can help you make your decision. Use the search words "website traffic scam."
The reality is a little more disturbing: If you decide to purchase any advertising it is always a good idea to check it out. Use a smaller order and take a few precautions. You can pick up a free ads tracker to verify traffic and statistics. If it is a scam site, you will more than likely see the following:
Most of these "visitors" will come from one ip address (it may be listed as "Unknown IP"), say 80+% or so. The remaining few visitors are from people and sites who pay people to look at other sites. These hits are the minority and are usually ineffective. These few visitors are usually paid a cent or two to view your site for 15 seconds or so. True, you may land a sale or two from the pay per view traffic, but not really enough to make any difference.
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