Traffic building is such a foundational area of online work that it is so easy for scammers to dupe people into buying things like guaranteed traffic or safelist traffic. The bottom line is, that stuff does not work, and yet people are so desperate for traffic that they will try just about anything – and that is not always such a good thing.
So what are some of the other myths about online traffic?
PPC traffic is good traffic. It depends on what you think of as good traffic. If you need traffic to test with, great, use
It is worth your time to use tricks to monetize traffic exchange or safelist traffic. Sure, you can monetize it, but why? All the time spent would be better spent writing articles or cruising online forums. This is one of the worst traffic scams of all because not only are you taken in by them, but they eat up a lot of your precious time online, before you figure out on your own that they do not work.
So what are good sources of traffic? Some of my favorite are article writing and submission, list building (yes, your own traffic counts!), and online forum posting (be careful- build relationships first).