#1 Craigslist.com – 28th ranked in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE- How would you like to advertise your business in your city on a website that gets more traffic than internet powerhouses AOL.com, CNET.com, About.com and Geocities.com.
What if I told it you it was free sites like backpage?
There are certain rules you must abide by such as only posting the same ad every 3 days, but I know of sites who make more money from posting in craigslist than a keyword campaign on Google. That’s what you call unlimited ROA.
#2 Blogger.com – ranked 19th in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – OK for an internet novice, writing a blog may be a daunting task. The big question is “What do I say?” Well if you know how to sell your business and your service you provide, then you know what to say.
#3 MySpace.com – ranked 4th in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – Yes more free classifieds. Yes more blogging. Yes posting classifieds can be tedious. Yes blogging can be tedious. Yes you may not understand but where else on the internet can you have your say, and people will want to read it. A well placed ad can be very profitable. A well written blog can bring well flowing revenue to a website. MySpace doesn’t even know the potential of how big this can be.
#4 Reference.com – ranked 129th in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – A highly trafficked free listing website. If you categorize your listings correctly then you are very much assured to be found.
#5 Superpages.com ranked 403rd in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – believe it or not there is a yellow pages online that is free to submit. The listings are organized geographically so that will help you get local business. There are very broad categories and some specific but if you find the right niche in the right category you could be seen even more. Also they are the yellow pages for sites such as MSN.
#6 EzineArticles.com ranked 622nd in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – More work on your part but this is your chance to sell yourself. Writing an article about your service you provide can bring you traffic in 2 ways. First people go to Ezine – it is 622 overall – and they look up topics such as what you are. Second people go to Ezine to post content on their website, with a nice linkback to your website in the credits for the article.
#7 GoArticles.com ranked 2120 in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – have you ever wanted to have a feature article written about your business. Well this is what Go Articles is but , you write the article and you post the article. This site gets very good traffic and if you write an article often more people will find you in the search and bring you more traffic
#8 Backpage.com ranked 2107 in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – Craigslist lite, basically. This site gets a lot of traffic and the best thing its targeted for big cities so if you are near a big city it can mean big traffic to your site.
#9 DMOZ.org ranked 168th in traffic of all websites WORLDWIDE – This is the mother of all truly 100% free submission based search engines. Its got a lot of traffic, so why so low. Well there are a ton of advertisers and the categories are a little broad so its likely you may get lost but then again a skilled placement can bring more traffic, not to mention a really good high ranking linkback which will boost your search engine ranking.