What sites drive more traffic?

Discussion in 'Hosting Discussions' started by Dimples23, May 30, 2018.

  1. Dimples23

    Dimples23 Aspirant

    I'm curious to know what sites drive more traffic? I use Facebook a lot as well as Instagram. In your opinion what site drives more traffic for business?
  2. djbaxter

    djbaxter Tazmanian Veteran

    More than anything else, that depends on your target audience.

    1. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, etc., (including newer ones that I suspect no one but the younger crowd even know about) all tend to have somewhat different demographics. Find out where your target audience hangs out and go there to promote your sites.

    2. If part of what you're promoting is a product or service rather than a forum community or blog, also bear in mind that certain social media sites are more suitable for some products or services than others. This is partly due to user demographics but also a function of how the different sites work. Instagram and Pinterest are primarily image based rather than text or information based, so they are more suitable for promoting certain products like fashion, art/photography, food, etc.
  3. Dimples23

    Dimples23 Aspirant

    Thank you for your response dhbaxter! very helpful..
  4. Rrich

    Rrich Aspirant

    Why not use both?

    You can target Facebook and Instagram users from the Facebook Ads manager. If you have to decide on one make it Facebook, unless you have a dynamic video you want to share.
  5. Joeychgo

    Joeychgo TAZ Administrator

  6. MikeDVB

    MikeDVB Fan

    The biggest issue to Facebook, imho, when it comes to getting traffic to a forum is that many see forums as outdated and archaic and prefer to simply stay on Facebook.

    That said if you can drive traffic to your site via either method - why not?
  7. Exa-Kent

    Exa-Kent Aspirant

    You got try Forum? I think Forum is the most good channel to drive you more traffic to your own website.
  8. wiraloka

    wiraloka Neophyte

    According me, organics traffics is the best quality traffics than traffics from social media, because this kind of traffics (social media) is referral traffics, and its not targeted.
  9. overcast

    overcast Enthusiast

    I think facebook tends to drive more traffic than instagram. Most of my instagram users don't click on anything other than images and videos. No external links get clicked. That's how instagram team restricts outside traffic even if we pay for ads, people tend to take less actions on instagram.
  10. sminc

    sminc Neophyte

    I like hackernews, it depends on your niche...
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