Sunday, October 25, 2009

How to drive traffic by using Craigslist


Craigslist Traffic

Have you ever known about craigslist? Craigslist is a centralized network of online communities, featuring free online classified advertisements in USA based in San Francisco. Why do I have to talk about craigslist? Because craigslist is a big website traffic that you could get traffic from them. Let's me share you some more information about craigslist.

Craigslist - was found in 1995 by Craig Newmark Craig Newmark(Resource: Craigslist)

Site info: As of April 2009, Craigslist has established itself in approximately 570 cities in 50 countries. (Resource: Wikipedia)

Screen Shot of Craigslist;


Craigslist Screen Shot

Traffic info: Alexa Traffic Rank: World Wide 29 (World Wide) , USA 8 (USA) (Resource: Alexa)
Unique Visitors: 50,000,000 + per month (Resource: Compete)
Visits: 440,000,000 + per month (Resource: Compete)
Page Views: 20,000,000,000 + per month (Resouce: Craigslist)

*Most visit by Subdomain;
1. sfbay.craigslist.org Unique Visitors: 4,200,000 + , Visits: 20,000,000 + (Resource: Compete)
2. newyork.craigslist.org Unique Visitors: 3,500,000 + , Visits: 15,000,000 + (Resource: Compete)
3. losangeles.craigslist.org Unique Visitors: 3,300,000 + , Visits: 16,000,000 + (Resource: Compete)

As you see the above information that craigslist generate lots of traffic in their site. So we could take this advantage by using craigslist to generate traffic to our site.

How to use craigslist to generate free traffic?

1. Ad classified - You can drive traffic to your site by using their ad classified. Your ad could see by thousand visitors when you posted ad classified in one category. See below;

-Community
-Classes
-Barter
-Services
-Gigs
-Forum

The above list is the place where you can use to promote your website for free.

2. Via Search Engine - Their site are search engine friendly. Once you post your ad or topic in craigslist. Your ad could see by search engine.

Which places in craigslist should I post in?

You can see as the above top 3 subdomains traffic for craigslist. More information at Compete

For more technique to increase traffic from Craigslist. You can check it out by yourself from Craigslist Traffic. They've some techniques to help you get more traffic from Craigslist but you've to pay $7 for getting it. It's your choice!!!

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