There is no need to state the obvious, but I will. If you’re looking to earn money with your blog must get traffic.
There are all types of ways to generate traffic to your blog. You can spend your time, your money or both trying to get traffic. You can spend time submitting your pages to social networking sites, writing articles, commenting on blogs, posting in forums, etc. Or, you can spend your money purchasing links, buying the latest gadget or subscribing to a monthly program “guaranteed” to bring you traffic. I tend to spend time rather than money generating traffic.
Since my spare time is dwindling and I’m frugal and don’t believe in paying for traffic, I was pretty excited when I stumbled across a website that can generate blog traffic without spending a lot of time and of course not spending any money. The name of the site is Blog Rush. With BlogRush you can generate targeted traffic to your blog for free. The cool thing about BlogRush is that the longer you use them to more exposure your blog gets.
Here’s how it works.
First you go to the BlogRush site and setup an account. All you have to do is provide your blog name, the URL, the RSS feed location and select a blog category that best fits your blog. BlogRush will generate a code that you must insert into your blog. Once the code is installed it takes approximately one to two days for BlogRush to review your blog for approval. They use a manual approval process because they want to weed out bogus blogs.
In my case, in less than 24 hours my blog was accepted. Once accepted, my BlogRush widget (yes it’s the gadget located to the right side of my blog) began displaying the latest posts for blogs in my blogging category. These blogs are all approved blogs within the BlogRush network (I have the option of filtering out blogs and/or keywords that I don’t want to appear on my site).
Now the fun part
Every No Job for Mom page impression in which the widget is displayed, my blog earns a credit. A BlogRush credit means that my latest blog posts will now be displayed as a link within widgets on other related blogs across the BlogRush network. So, if my blog gets 100 page views daily, that means that my latest post will appear 100 times on related blogs within my blogs category. Pretty cool, huh? Wait, it does not stop there.
Here’s where it gets good. If someone clicks on the “Add your Blog Posts FREE” text or the “Blog Rush” tab at the bottom of the widget, they have the opportunity to sign up for their own BlogRush widget. If they do sign up, I’ll earn credits not only of my blog’s page impressions, but also for each referral’s blog impressions.
Stop and think for a minute. Let’s say my blog gets 100 page impressions a day and so does my referral. As a result, I earn 200 credits each day so my latest blog posts will be displayed on 200 related blogs across the BlogRush network. But it doesn’t stop there.
If my referral “A.” with 100 page impressions a day gets a referral “B” who also has 100 page impressions a day guess what: “A” + “B” + “Me” = 300 daily earned credits. Yep, that means my latest blog post is now being displayed on 300 network blogs per day.
BlogRush goes 10 deep with referrals so referrals “A” + “B” + “C” …. “J” + “Me” = A lot of impressions. You see how it can exponentially increase your blog’s exposure.
You can add as many blogs as you want your account and earn credits across each of the blogs. The key with BlogRush is to title your posts with attention grabbing, eye-catching titles. You don’t want spammy titles but you don’t want bland boring titles that wont entice the reader to click on your link.
Check it out
For more information on blog rush check out their website. Be sure to watch the video tutorial. It explains the whole process a heck of a lot better than I did. It’s all about generating free blog traffic.