How to get referrals for your freebie websites? Now as a new member of xpango, freebiejeebies, trainn, giftmonkey, rewards1, or even lockerz, I’m sure you’ve been wondering; what are the best methods? Well to be honest with you, you are ultimately the person who makes that decision. Either way, I’m not gonna leave you hanging. I’ll list some methods that will put you on a head start to claiming a free gadget online.
TOP 10 REFERRAL METHODS FOR FREEBIE NEWBIES
Social Networks – Social networks like Myspace, Twitter, and Facebook are filled with communities and groups of people who actively express interest in products or services offered by your freebie site. Simply send them a message, update a tip on your status… “I just got my free ipod. Im so happy! If you want one too, go here (url).” Your network will see your updates and will click your links.
Email Signatures – You can always have a link to your freebie site in your email signatures whenever you email friends, family, colleagues, etc. You can even leave a note reading something like, “I get free macbooks and iphones as a hobby, click here to see how..” People will be curious to click on your link.
Forums – You can always find forums online filled with communities of gamers, tech maniacs, or anyone who actively express interest in products or services offered by your freebie site. However, you need to be active in these online communities in order to gain a positive reputation. You can simply get traffic from forums by leaving a link or a banner in your signature. So every time you post something, your signature will appear and people who view your replies will click on it.
Website or Blog – You can blog about freebies and convert your visitors into referrals by offering links within your blog posts. You can create a website introducing unique visitors to the freebie industry, showing off testimonials, press releases, and offer referral links. If you got your website on the first page of Google under a popular keyword, you could be simply relax and wake up to an account filled with referrals.
Videos – If ever you earn a free gift, you can post a video on YouTube unboxing your free gadget upon arrival. Make sure to show the receipt as well so that people don’t think you’re just buying a product and showing it off as a freebie.
friends and family – If your credibility with your friends and family high and they normally take your words or opinions in deep consideration, then you always talk to them about helping you out on your freebie ventures. Maybe they want a free gadget too. However, remember, your referrals can’t be under the same household as you.
Chatrooms – Like forums, you can connect with people with common interest live on the web. Whether it be Omegle, AimChat, or any other chatrooms, you can spark a conversation and mention your interest in free gadgets. It usually piques interest. If you can get people to ask more questions about it, that means they’re interested. You can then send them a link
Craigslist – You can always posts ads on craigslist to get referrals. You can also answer ads on craigslist for people who offer to pay money for a favor. In ex; If you’re good at designing and someone craigslist offers to pay 100$ for a logo design, you can email them with a much better offer. “Hey, I can design a logo for you completely FREE if you can complete an offer under my link and refer 3 friends. This is much cheaper deal and I’ll get your logo done in no time! If you get 10 friends to complete an offer under my link, i’ll design a website for you!“
Article Directories – You can always post articles on ezine, squidoo, hubpages. Once they go live, you can referrals from search engine traffic if you have a link to your freebie site. I mean, you’re reading this article, aren’t you?
Referral Trade Forums – you can always go to referral trade forums if you don’t mind completing offers for someone else in order for them to become your referral as well. You can also use freebie trade forums to pay people to sign up as your referral!
That’s your top 10 referral methods for now. There are TONS MORE, i mean tons more. However you don’t need to know everything on the planet. You can start with these and I’m sure you’ll invent other tactics along the way.