During my session at Affiliate Summit East last week someone asked me about something I said. How can you use analytics to increase page views? There are multiple ways to do this, but the one I talked about is the easiest for anyone with Google Analytics to use and apply. By not using analytics you can include images with small text and say click here to view full image. Then have the image open on a new page and include a link back to the original page which increases your page views, but this one, in my opinion, is better off for the overall health of your site, the experience of the visitor and can be tested, tracked and grown without having to spend a ton of time or money on it.
You simply write the content you would normally do, set up your goals and then assign, apply and test them. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, below you’ll find clear instructions and examples of exactly how to do this. It can not only help you to monetize your traffic if you sell on pageviews and impressions, but it can also help to get people onto the content you want exposure for. This includes quality content like posts and infographics that can generate an increase in social sharing and backlinks if the right people find it. [Continue reading]