Top 10 Services to Acquire Traffic

Whether it’s PPC, CPC, CPV, PPV or PPT advertisers like to keep their volumes of traffic high no matter the pricing model. One of the outstanding tools to help advertisers achieve this goal is traffic acquisition. It’s been very popular lately for one simple reason – it’s the fast way to increase website’s page hits.

If you’re an advertiser or a marketer who has already researched the traffic providers market, you have probably noticed that there are lots of advertising media agencies, digital media companies and traffic acquisition services out there. Have you asked yourself why? The answer’s simple – it’s because the digital world needs them! If there’s a demand – there’s going to be companies to meet the supply side of the equation! Just like Adam Smith taught us. No matter what market – vegetable, electronics or digital media, if it’s a market it’s governed by the same fundamental laws.

The next question that arises is how to make the right choice in selecting a traffic acquisition provider to help with your campaign(s)? Today you can literally lose yourself in the growing numbers of advertising opportunities/firms. To come up with a good answer to the question you have to understand:

What kind of traffic do you need? (content, mobile, video, product etc); and,

  • What payment model you should use to make the campaign cost-efficient? (PPC,CPC, CPV etc)

When you’ve answered these questions, you’re ready for the final step which is choosing the traffic acquisition provider. There are quite a lot of them and I have spent some time researching this matter in depth. Let me share what I’ve found:

1)      Google Adwords – everyone knows Google Adwords. Some say they have much better alternatives, but let’s be honest – Google is the BOSS. AdWords offers pay-per-click, i.e., cost-per-click (CPC) advertising, cost-per-thousand-impressions or cost-per-mille (CPM) advertising, and site-targeted advertising for text, banner, and rich-media ads. Providing all possible kinds of ad services, they remain the leaders.

2)      Facebook Ads – cheap and efficient. Acquire traffic through Facebook and you’ll be able to reach over a billion people. Just be sure you’re spreading the right message.

3) – for those of you who don’t know – it’s AOL’s business. They can send you traffic to PCs, MacBooks, Mobile Devices, Smartphones and wherever you’d like to. With a pool of 1, 500 websites and 60 million consumers they were able to build a really powerful business behind their brand.

4)      My Ads – NBC, Time Inc. and USA Today among their clients. Go for a consultation with them… if you think you will be able to pay the bill.

5)      LinkedIn – an amazing self-service if you’re searching for B2B opportunities. Prices are totally fine. You can acquire new customers for your business starting with as little as $10 a day.

6)  – an audience development platform worth using. They specialize in content and product advertising. Having very attractive prices they’re ready to put the necessary amount of organic traffic on your table. No scams, MGID promises to drive only real visitors.

7)      Pulse360 – I couldn’t stand including this one in the list. Whether it’s PPC, CPC or CPM advertising, they do it well. Only premium customers and spectacular marketing tools with decent traffic sales opportunities, make them number seven on my list.

8)       Blogads – this service specializes in blog advertising, so all the bloggers have to is jot it down in their “got to try lists”. Online since 2002, Blogads’ network consists of more than 3, 500 influential blogs.

9)      Jumptap – the best solution for those who search for mobile traffic acquisition. Jumptomap is reaching 134 million mobile users in the U.S. and 206 million mobile users worldwide. It’s a good service with a good reputation.

10)   Adotube – with Adotube you can acquire targeted traffic with just a little effort. This is a prominent video advertising provider that allows targeting and optimizing across multiple devices and video formats.

You may have noticed that the first seven providers on the list are big ones and have numerous opportunities, while the last three are smaller and provide excellent service only for their segment (blogging, mobile and video traffic). I did it this way because I wanted to show you that this market is well segmented and you may easily select the traffic acquisition options which answer the peculiar needs of your business.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Searching for a traffic provider you shouldn’t forget that this market is full of scams and fraudulent companies. Services 2-10 on my list are in absolute compliance with Google AdSense TOS, Penguin and Panda updates. Traffic acquired from all of the listed-above services won’t cause any conflicts with Google.

Public Opinion: Related Content Services

A widget or a plug-in is integrated into your website and your page hits start to rise overnight. Sounds easy right? Only if you’re using an accountable related content service. There are plenty of them on the market but I want to look through the best ones and highlight the cream of the crop. And I want to do it in an unusual manner. Instead of reviewing them myself, I have gathered the reviews of its customers. So now let’s look at these services through the eyes of real end-users:

 1)       nRelate:

“We have been very impressed with the Nrelate Related Content plugin – it reduces server load compared to locally stored related post plugins, has numerous (easy) display and configuration options and the actual quality of related post calculation seems just as good as our previous plugin.”

“My adsense revenue doubled…My bounce rate decreased substantially.”

“This is the best related content plugin I’ve ever used.”

“You can change the size of the thumbnail shown in the nRelate posts to suit your particular site and you can have all this up and running getting you extra traffic and helping lower your Alexa score and bounce rate in the next half an hour … it’s really that simple!”

2)       Outbrain:

“Overall  provides a cost effective method of generating traffic that complements our other strategies. Therefore, if you regularly produce fresh, good quality content, Outbrain is definitely worth considering as a method to generate additional traffic to your website.“

“Outbrain is a great way to keep people on your website longer and make sure that they see the content they are most likely to enjoy before leaving”

“While there certainly are improvements and new features that need to be added, the Outbrain widget is a welcome addition to my own blog. Given their partnerships with many well established publishers, I expect Outbrain to be around for a long time to come.“

3)       MGID

“Since adding the FEM.MGID widget to our blog post pages, we are seeing tens of thousands of referrals each month. It’s been great for our traffic! The added bonus is the rich content.”

 “Working with MGID has been easy. MGID excels in the content marketing vertical; be it turnaround of campaigns within hours, optimizing teasers (194% page views increase month over month) to lowering the bounce rate by over 87% to name a few perks.

Ultimately it comes down to the traffic quality and vendor flexibility to optimize the campaign. MGID delivers quality US traffic that interacts with our site and MGID is happy to work with us on optimizing campaigns.”

“Signing up with MGID was certainly one of the best decisions of my webmaster career. MGID is sending a steady stream of high quality visitors to our site — day after day. You people are great! Thank you very much!”

4)       LinkWithin

“LinkWithin is good if you want to keep things simple.”

“LinkWithin is free and easy to install. It is ad-free. No sign-up required. And I have found the LinkWithin staff very responsive to questions and requests for minor tweaks.”

“If you are looking for a different way to showcase more of your blogposts on your blog, LinkWithin is definitely worth a try.”

5)       Vibrant Media

Vibrant media is different from the four mentioned above because they specialize in in-content ads. Nevertheless they also have a related content feature available and that’s what people say about it:

“Vibrant Related Content creates an automated linking system that will eliminate dead ends by ensuring there is always more relevant information within each article, and helps increase a user’s time spent on website.”

“Vibrant holds its ground well against its most powerful competitors. Since its founding (many years before said competitors sold their first ads!) Vibrant has proven profitable for thousands of publishers and didn’t hesitate to reinvent itself as the internet changed with time, keeping up with all the latest innovations in online advertising.”

That’s it! I recommend you to take a closer look at all of these related content services yourself and pick the one that works best for you.

Refuse the Traffic Diet With Help of MGID

If you’ve ever been on a diet, you know what it’s like to want instant results without altering your lifestyle (or giving up dessert.) And you’ve probably thought, once or twice, that it’d be nice if there was just a chip that you could install in your brain that would make your results happen effortlessly and faster. Essentially, that is what MGID does for websites – by installing their widget on your site, they connect you to their quality network of publishers to increase the readership of your website. They are not the only content promotion service, as there are more of them than you can imagine. Nevertheless there’s no need to go shopping for an audience development platform – MGID offers a whole boutique of services for advertisers and publishers worldwide. Unlike a lot of scams, MGID offers real CPC campaigns, free audience development feature and widget publishing offer to name a few. Check them out for yourself and you’ll see that there’s no need to hold your website on a traffic diet.