Strong content + News Site + Social Media = Huge Success

Discussion in 'Website Promotion' started by Vishal P. Rao, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. Vishal P. Rao

    Vishal P. Rao Administrator Staff Member

    When my blog (RuinedMyTrip) recently got featured on a news site, MoneyLife.in, it received 2.2K visitors in one day (from 30 a day) and the count is just exploding. Majority of them are through Facebook and Twitter. Facebook' like, Tweets, and Share went from 19, 0, 6 to 240, 186, 70 in just one day! Just to show what a cumulative effect of strong content + news + social media can do to your website.
     
  2. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

    Wow Vishal, what an ordeal.
    Glad you didn't let it spoil your vacation.
    Sounds like a lot of people had similar experiences.
    No doubt all the comments helped get it indexed faster.
    Getting featured on the news site is only part of the story,
    the story is a lesson in standing up for yourself and others.
    That's why they "liked" you.
     
  3. talfighel

    talfighel Silver Member

    Way to go Vishal.

    It is always nice to get some free publicity from other places.

    It is also nice when you have your own affiliate program and affiliates are doing most of the work for you and generate free traffic for you.

    Wish you continued success,

    Tal
     
  4. happywife

    happywife Gold Member

    Yikes! What a nightmare! Glad it all worked out for you and your family in the end.

    It is amazing what can happen to your traffic when an article gets picked up by a popular news site or social media site and gets people talking.

    Good for you.
    Blessings,
    Angie
     
  5. katereber

    katereber New Member

    On your way to success vishal.
    Congrats to you.
    Thanks for sharing that inspirational story
    of your Huge Success.

    Good day! [​IMG]
     
  6. Strong content and going viral is a dead cert winner! [​IMG]

    Congrats!
     
  7. AltRev

    AltRev New Member

    Do you ever use other social sites like Linkedin or Stumbleupon to drive visitors? I have had fairly good success with these.
     
  8. jamess

    jamess Member

    Unique Contents are the strong point to increase traffic and social media comes after this..
     
  9. Congratulations!!! and thanks for sharing Vishal. :)

    This is really great information and also very refreshing and encouraging to hear of your success.

    This is proof that good content rules!!! :)
     

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