Bring Traffic To Your Site With "co-op Banner Pages"
By Cherie Davidson, Sat Dec 10th
Why do you have a Web site? To make money, share yourviews/interests/opinions with the world? Or just spread somejoy, kindness or inspiration? Whatever your reason is for yoursite, you won't realize your goals or dreams if you don't haveanyone visiting!
Reciprocal links are becoming problematic, if you read therecent articles circulating the Web. Search engines are gettingcostly. Webrings can work if you have lots of room on a mainpage for posting, but it's getting difficult to find good sizeones that will give you real traffic.
I've found a variation that is bringing increasing attention tomy sites, and it allows me to share my interests with others andoffer increased traffic to them. Have you heard of Top Sites, orBest Sites, lists? I love them. You go to a page that has a listof sites that specifically relate to your interest. Somethinglike mini-directories. They have the benefits that reciprocallinking used to have, without the hassles. Something of a freeadvertising cooperative, actually.
They are such a nice idea that I decided to have my businesssite sponsor several lists that appeal to the interests ofclients and site visitors. And I invite you to check them outand add your sites! (There's no cost or obligation of any kind!)Rank on the list will depend on votes (visits to and from yoursite to the list). Your banner will be displayed, and there'seven room for