How To Succeed With Free Advertising Sites


5 Things You MUST DO to Succeed
With Free Advertising Sites
Jason Wise

By no means are the 5 things listed below everything you need to do to succeed with free advertising sites, but you must do at least these 5 things in my opinion. I have been using these sites for a long time and have had success in building lists and downlines in multiple programs by doing these 5 things. It should only take you a few minutes to go through this list. If you want more tips and advice on using free advertising sites watch the video at the bottom where I walk you through step by step (including creating a new gmail account) how to sign up for one of the most active advertising sites online and show you how to get up to $300 in advertising to promote your sites! If you are busy, make sure you bookmark this page so you can come back and read it when you have time as this is MUST Read information for all users of free advertising sites.

1. You MUST understand how to use the sites you join

Most of the free advertising sites you see online are similar but each of them usually has something about them that make them different and by not taking the time to learn about these differences you will probably be missing out on advertising or other benefits. Sending a solo email is great and may be the reason you signed up for a free advertising site, but if the site offers banners and text ads for free and you do not take the time to set those up you will be missing out on more free advertising.

Many sites even offer other benefits like free pro upgrades for being active that come with more benefits for you. By taking the time to learn about the site you can multiply your advertising many times over at some sites.

Some sites will just be cut and dry and not have anything to offer you. You will be able to tell in a few minutes of looking around the site if there is more to the site.

Some sites also give you the opportunity to turn off emails from other members to your inbox so you can read them on the site instead. If you do not take the time to go through the site you may not see this and get frustrated with the emails you are getting and delete your account and all the bonus advertising you would have gotten by staying a member.

If you have questions, do not be afraid to ask. Many owners handle support themselves and will be happy to help you. You will also be able to gauge the way the site is ran by the kind of answer you get from your questions.

To recap the first thing you MUST DO, always take a few minutes to learn about any sites you take the time to join so you do not miss out on anything.

2. You MUST learn to NOT Hate Email

I love email. I love going through the messages from mailers and seeing what the hot program of the week is. I love getting new ideas on how to word my ads to grab attention. If I see a subject line that grabs my attention, it will probably grab the attention of others so I may use that subject to craft my own using the same style etc. Since I am always scrolling through my emails I also get lots of free advertising from new sites that are launching that I would miss out on if everything went to a junk email somewhere.

When signing up for a newsletter or a free report etc. You should always use an email that you will check. Give the sender of the email a chance. You will know if they are going to spam you with new offers every week or if they truly are trying to help you. By using a junk email that you just use to confirm your address, you are probably missing out on some tips and advice that could help you be a success. All reputable emails will have a link at the bottom of the email where you can unsubscribe if you start getting emails that you do not feel will help you.

As a site owner, the number one reason that I have seen that people quit the site is because of email. The reason that advertising is FREE is because you are able to send your ads to other members who agree to receive your emails so you will receive theirs. Nobody wins if everyone is using an email that they will never look at.

By using a junk email and never looking at the email or by not learning how to filter your emails you are probably missing out on lots of bonus advertising.

Many owners send promo codes to their members through email. By using an email that you have no plans to look at you will never see these promo codes so you will miss out on them. Some sites also send their commission and referral notifications via email and that means you could be getting referrals and if you do not look at your email you will never know this. I have well over 20 people at my site that have received random referrals that upgraded, earning these members REAL CASH that they can have sent to them, but since they are using a junk email (eg. IWILLNEVERLOOKATTHISJUNKEMAILACCOUNT they do not know they have earned commissions.

Filtering email through Gmail is easy to do. Watch the video below to see how I set a filter to send solo emails to one folder so emails from admin are still sent to my normal inbox where I can see them. The way you filter is up to you. You could have one folder for each site or a folder set up for ads and one for admin emails etc. Yes, you may still get an ad or 2 in the admin folder even with rules but you will have a much better chance of seeing the emails from the owner of the site that usually contains information to help you succeed. You can also edit and tweak the filters to get them to work exactly how you want them to. I suggest checking them after the first week or two of running to make sure everything is being filtered correctly. As you will see in the video, you can also filter messages to forward emails that you want to see (new referral, commissions etc.) to your primary email. Taking the time to watch this video and learning how to filter can save you lots of time in the long run. With filters, you can regain control of your inbox and decide when you want to look at credit emails and still see important emails.

3. You MUST use tracking to know what is working

To be a success online, you must know where your signups, sales, prospects etc. are coming from. Most sites offer a way to track your signups. For example, at FreeAdvertisingForYou, you can add a t= to the end of your referral links to know where your signups are coming from. If you start getting signups from a site you will know where that signup came from and are not constantly guessing. This helps you weed out sites that are not performing so you can concentrate on ones that are. If you send out to 20 sites multiple times and only get signups from 5 of them. Shelf the other sites for a few weeks and try a few more new ones that you have not used yet. There is no use to keep sending to a site where you may not be getting any clicks or signups. You can also try different types at ads in your tracking to see if that influences your signups. You can add t=SOTAMGetFreeSolos as an example. This would tell you that your signups came from SOTAM using a subject line of Get Free Solos. Or however you want to use it.

Tracking is used everywhere. When you click on a link and see a long link in the browser, that is tracking. If all the successful businesses in the world are using it to know where to promote and advertise, it must be because it works.

There are also tracking services that you can use. Like everything in life, if you spend a little you can get more robust tracking.

The important thing is that you are using something to track where the visitors and signups are coming from so you are not spending time. As you get more experienced in tracking you will be able to craft ads that you know work and then you will be able to increase your advertising budget to increase your profits.

4. You MUST run your sites like a real business

Every successful person in life starts at the bottom. There really is no easy way to online riches that anyone has discovered yet. The big difference with running a business online compared to a brick and mortar business is that you do not need to invest a large amount of money to get started. You can start with 0 dollars and work your way up to an ongoing income, but it takes time and patience. You have to create a goal for YOUR business and then do everything in your power to reach that goal. I suggest setting up multiple goals that involve different aspects of your business. These could include things like getting 1 new referral in your main program each month, learning how to create a splash page, setting up a blog etc. When you start treating your online activity like a business and not a hobby you will be on the fast track to success.

Like all businesses, you should have a budget and be willing to invest back into your business to help it grow. Being able to advertise for free is great and you should take advantage of all the free advertising you can get. When you find an advertising site that works, taking an upgrade or buying credits is a good investment in your business. If you know that you get good results when you mail every 7 days and by upgrading you can mail every 3 days that is a good investment in your business. I have seen members start as free members of sites and promote the site to earn commissions and then invest those earnings in an upgrade. Since you usually earn more commissions with upgraded memberships it is a choice if you want to lose those higher commissions up front by not investing your own money at the beginning.

Many people make more money by promoting advertising sites then joining the latest 3 or 4 dollar a month program that promises big riches. Advertising is something that is always going to be needed and by promoting these sites and positioning yourself as a leader in the niche you can do very well. Of course, you will not be able to upgrade in every new site that comes out. By tracking and knowing what is working for you, you will be able to make better decisions on where to upgrade and what kind of advertising to spend your money on. Over time you will be able to tell if investing in a new advertising site is going to be worth it or not.

5. You MUST Be Consistent

Probably the most important tip you will read is that you need to be consistent. You have to decide what you want to accomplish and then do something every day to help you get there. When you get on your computer, do you have a plan on what you want to do? Or do you just go through your email and see if you have any new signups and look at Facebook for a while? Are you consistent in your advertising? Are you mailing to the top mailers every time you are allowed to and earning credits on the days you are not able to mail so you can mail as many people as possible? Do you even know when you mailed last?

Google has many free tools you can use to help your business. For example, I created a spreadsheet that has the logins of mailers I belong to and I have a column for when I emailed last and how many days between mailings so I know when I am able to mail again. Then I can open this sheet up, click on the links to open the site mail and move on to the next one. This helps me be consistent with my mailings, so I know I am not missing an opportunity to email. Below is what this looks like and it only take a few minutes to set up and keep on top of every day:

There are many more tips for success waiting for you in the members area of my site. Not only does this site give you tips for success, it also has the tools to help you succeed. By being an active member you can easily earn a pro membership here. You get over $300 in advertising to start you off so you can try it out without spending any money. There are several upgrade options if you want to invest in your business also.

I created a video to show you how easy it is to signup and set up your ads. From start to finish it takes about 10 minutes. I took an extra step and created a new gmail account which takes up some of the time in the video. If you are new to advertising sites or have trouble understanding how they work, I suggest watching this video to make your life easier. Below the video is a link to join the site if you would like to try it out for yourself.

Click Here To Join Free Advertising For You

What you should know about the Site Called "So Many Hits"

Right out of the gate the company boasts a sign-up rate of 83% for people viewing the presentation video to completion. While I can not attest to that it could be legit as the program is completely free to join.

So what is the catch?

While the program is free to join, they do have upgrade options. Before I get to the upgrade option I have to mention that the free account is more than generous. You also don't get hit with OTO's (one time offers) when signing in to your account.

Before getting into all the benefits you get as a free member, let's first delve into what SoManyHits is...

Like the sales video explains, is first and foremost a URL tracking and shortening service, meaning you can shorten all your affiliate links and track how many clicks they receive. Unlike mostly all other tracking services (even the paid ones), there is no limit on the amount of campaigns you can create or clicks you may receive during a given month before shelling out more money to keep on tracking. This is true even for free members.

They also made it easy to track multiple advertising sources from the same campaign tracking URL by simply adding a keyword identifiable to you to the end of the tracking URL. When a shortened tracking URL is followed, the hit is recorded and displayed in your back-office, complete with a break-down of where the hits came from (keywords appended).

The service also promises to create a flood of traffic to any and all campaigns that will keep on doubling. While this may sound outrageous, it is actually very likely to happen because of their unique referral system. Well..., when I say unique, for those of you familiar with their sister site, it actually makes use of the exact same 2-up referral system where your first two referrals are passed up to your sponsor into what they call traffic lines. Every person who ends up in one of your traffic lines will first have to sponsor two people who will go to their sponsor, which means that particular traffic line keeps doubling.

If you are put off by the notion that you first have to refer two people that goes to your sponsor before the system can begin working for you, the good news is that sign-ups should not be hard to come by seeing that the program is free to join and their affiliate tools also helps a lot to achieving this requirement (more on that later).

Getting back to the traffic aspect, every time one of your tracking links are followed, visitors will first pass through an ad gateway, similar to services such as ad fly where they will first see an interstitial ad for a couple of seconds before being directed to the site being tracked. That ad will be a random campaign belonging to your sponsor, so when you take into account the way traffic lines keep doubling, it gives credence to the claim that your traffic will also keep doubling. It should be noted, when you create a new campaign, you can choose to promote the campaign through your traffic lines via an interstitial ad or (for pro members) a pop-under ad. Members may also choose not to promote certain campaigns.

While there is something to be said about the annoyance of pop-under and interstitial ads, bear in mind that their target market is Internet marketers. These are the same people signing up for programs through traffic exchanges, so I can very well see this traffic converting very well indeed.

Apart from the traffic, URL tracking and URL shortening, you also have the ability to export the contact details of everybody in your traffic lines into a CVS file to easily import to your auto-responder of choice. The great thing about this for the new member joining is that they will only end up in their sponsor's mailing list because of the way their referral system works. This is great as the last thing I want when signing up for a new opportunity is to end up in as many mailing lists as are dependent on the size of the member's down-line or up-line. For those who don't yet have an auto-responder account (what are you waiting for?), you still get to message your traffic lines through an internal messaging system complete with a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor every 10 days. (Pro members can message their traffic lines every 60 hours)

The owners of realize the strength of an affiliate network and this is reflected in the tools they make available to members to promote their affiliate links. When they launched their sister site EasyCash4Ads, the IM world was abuzz with talk about their beautiful splash and capture pages. With SoManyHits they did it again with a total of 120 splash, capture and brain-teaser pages (which double as splash pages) and improved on the design by displaying an animation while the image is loading. These pages can also easily be shared as stunning image cards to your Twitter and Facebook followers with a click of a button.

Members have an abundance of emails and banners as well as some other nifty tools to promote their links, not to mention affiliate links also get promoted through their shortened tracking links which means they can actually lay claim to their product slogan of working smarter, not harder.

Getting to the upgraded features, analyzing your tracking stats really come into their own with much more detailed reports and real time charts. Platinum members also get to message their traffic lines every 60 hours as apposed to every 10 days, they have more options available to them when creating campaigns but where the pro membership really shines is in the income plan.

Platinum membership plans start at $27 for 60 days or $13.50 per month. (a quick Google search revealed most of the competition start at an average of $29/month with limited clicks). From there the options go up to $69 for 6 months ($11.50 per month), $121 for one year ($10, 08 per month) and $177 for 2 years ($7, 38 per month) As an upgraded member you will receive, $10, $20, $30 and $50 respectively every time the platinum membership is renewed. Free members will receive 40% of the commission amount while the other 60% will go to the first upgraded member in their up-line. This effectively means upgraded members will make an extra 60% commission from members who have already qualified out of their traffic lines.

Taking this up yet another notch, they also pay out performance bonuses where you could earn an additional 40% commission. Commissions are paid out twice a month and should you earn $350 during a pay period, they will add another $50 to your commission. Earn $700 and you will get an extra $100 on top of the $50 bonus you received. Earn $1000 and receive yet another $250 on top of what you already earned. From $1000 up, you will get a bonus of $400 for every $1000 you earn. Taking into consideration that upgraded members also receive 60% second tier commissions from free members who qualified out of their traffic lines, it effectively means you will earn 40% extra commission through your own efforts as well as from free members in your down-line.

From what I understand, the developers are already working on more features to be implemented that will be available to pro members. While the free plan will impress even the most critical user, members will be hard-pressed not to upgrade, especially taking the affordable upgrade options into account.

In summary, is a well-thought-out service offering a lot of value for the cash strapped marketer with a generous compensation plan and a promise to grow a traffic monster that will serve you well in time to come.


 - Unlimited campaigns with no restrictions
 - Great way to grow your mailing list
 - Very affordable to upgrade
 - Unique referral system
 - Generous compensation plan
 - A freebie hunter's dream


 - Interstitial and pop-under ads

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