Getting consistent traffic to your site is the key to an online business successful. It means more eyes on your content. And without eyes on your content, what's the point of having a website, right?

Consistent traffic means higher rankings and higher revenue potential. So what are some simple strategies you can use to make your posts much more popular and make for a great user experience?

This tutorial aims to show you exactly that.

I'm going to show you 6 things you can do that if put into practice will get your traffic growing from a trickle to a stream and more.

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Tzbiz Premium
Good Stuff! Thanks.
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ericcantu Premium
Glad this helped!
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peterma Premium
Thanks for the lesson Eric, very well done. Wishing you the very best.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks, Peter!
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haroda Premium
Thank you for the taking the time and put this together. It's a great summary of how to increase traffic. It is a great help for me. I didn't realize we read only 14% of the page. That is so true. I usually scan through information to see if I am interested to read more. It is good to make our content entertaining as well as informative. Thanks!!!
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ericcantu Premium
Glad you liked this! Thank you!
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charlescolli Premium
Great lesson thanks for sharing.

Charles
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ericcantu Premium
Glad to be of help! thanks, Charles!
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JamesJB Premium
Very neat, thanks, Eric :)

James
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ericcantu Premium
Glad you enjoyed it, James.
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annmarie1979 Premium
Great article! Thank you for sharing!
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ericcantu Premium
Glad it was helpful for you Ann!
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PeterN1843 Premium
Great post Eric! Very helpful. Thank you!

Peter
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ericcantu Premium
Glad to help!
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Danish86 Premium
Nice guide with all the essentials for increasing traffic on a blog.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you! I'm glad I could help!
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Lornabarker Premium
Thanks for the advice, I'm just about to get stared on this and found it really helpful
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ericcantu Premium
Really glad this was helpful to you. Thank you and good luck!
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Floridasong Premium
With so many emails, ideas, and training material, it is good to be reminded over and over about the foundation of a good website. Thank you for taking time to break it down!
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ericcantu Premium
I'm really glad you enjoyed the tutorial. Thank you! Glad it helped.
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AnnaH25 Premium
Super useful info. Thanks for sharing. I learned quite a few things.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much. I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)
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JackTaylor Premium
Hi Eric,

You are 100% spot on. Every page of your tutorial is well written and is great information. All you new guys be sure to save this tutorial to your favorites and follow Eric's instructions to the last word. You will get traffic if you do everything in the tutorial. I just built a site about a month ago. I'm running an experiment to see how this works out. I created a discount website promoting Clickbank products. Anybody who promotes Clickbank products knows that almost all products offer discounts and bonuses. I decided to take advantage of this with my site. What I'm trying to do is create mini niches inside my discount niche. We'll see how it goes, but I'm pretty confident it will work just fine. Please, check out my site and let me know what you think.

https://redhotdeals.org

Thanks again for a great tutorial. I hope you see some of your tips on my site.

Juan
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate the kind words. Take care. Thank you!
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JackTaylor Premium
Your welcome Eric,

I'll be checking out your other tutorials as well. You can never learn enough and you will never know everything.

Juan
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks, brother
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revan86 Premium
I am new here and all I can guess that the tutorial seems to be really helpful..
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ericcantu Premium
If you're not yet writing content, you might just want to bookmark it and come back to it once you're writing blog posts for your site :) I appreciate the comment. Thank you!
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Marcell1 Premium
Wow! Thanks for sharing this with me. I will refer back to this information often.
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ericcantu Premium
I'm really glad you enjoyed it. Glad to be able to help!
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charlescolli Premium
Great tutorial! I will be referring back to it often.
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ericcantu Premium
I'm really glad it helped. Thank you!
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CCAnderson Premium
This is great. It puts things into perspective and makes really good points. I definitely needed to read this. Thank you for such a great post.
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that. Feel free to bookmark it and refer others to it as well. Thank you so much!
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CCAnderson Premium
I definitely will. I did bookmark it and I'm on my way to share with others. Again thank you for the information.
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ericcantu Premium
No thank you for the kind words. Glad it helped.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Great post (training) Eric. I enjoyed reading and you make excellent points, however for some niches all of this is not enough.

Please read my latest post and you will know what I mean - I'd be curious to your insights:

my.wealthyaffiliate.com/jetrbby80316/blog/seo-evolution-my-ever-changing-views-on-seo
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ericcantu Premium
There's always more you can do and add, however you can also over optimize a site and that's no good either. The point of this training is to get into a good practice with article writing that creates a better user experience. Focusing on creating a better user experience leads to more and more traffic.

Glad you liked the tutorial. Thank you!
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Eric - What you say here is true for MOST, but more traffic doesn't necessarily drive higher sales for all ncihes.

Contrary to belief, high Google rankings from low competition keywords (QSR,100) with searches >50 alone doesn't guarantee you will get significant traffic, I'm walking proof of this. Even though I have a great site.

In certain niches, especially a niche with high ticket products and services, you need to do a lot more than great SEO to drive traffic and sales.

All the details are in my post link above if care to read. . .
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ericcantu Premium
We can all agree that for any business, whether it's an online business or a brick and mortar business, getting people to your storefront is the biggest hurdle.

Now once you get them to your storefront, if you have nothing on the shelves, things look outdated, or there's not a good customer experience going on in the store, your traffic will walk right out.

So of course traffic doesn't *guarantee* sales, but without traffic you guarantee *no* sales. And that's pretty much the point of the tutorial. Getting into good practice with some on page and off page SEO to help build that trickle of traffic into a consistent stream.
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Kambas Premium
Number 1 Eric! ;)

I really enjoyed reading this tutorial and too bad I can't share this on my G+ page, they don't allow WA links... awwwww.

If I can get your permission to link this training on my website? With your credentials of course. The cool thing is people who want to view this will have to sign up, they not obligated to pay because they have 7 days free so this could be a "lead"?

Please let me know what you think?

Best regards,
Kamil
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate the kind words. Thank you. And yes, you can share this anywhere you like.

The more who are helped the better.

Anyone can see it though. It's not premium content. It's open to anyone with the link, whether they're a member or not. They wouldn't have to sign up to see this.
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Kambas Premium
Super thank you Eric ;)

Strange though because when people click on my training tutorial on site health from my webpage it takes them directly to WA but they have to sign in or create an account. How can I make it visible for them without the sign up process like you say?
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ericcantu Premium
Did you set it up as premium content when you built it? That's the only thing I can think of that would stop them from seeing it directly. Anything that's not premium content should be visible to anyone with the link.
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Kambas Premium
I will have to check this, thanks for pointing this out Eric ;)
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immistermike Premium
Great tutorial, Eric! It's thorough, informative and and it has a wealth of information in it that we all need to know about. Good work and thank you for sharing it!
Mike
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate that, mike. Thank you! I hope it helps as many as possible.
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Adwestaw Premium
This article was GREAT! Very well written and absolutely amazing content. Thanks so much!
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that. Thank you so much! Bookmark it and feel free to share it to anyone in need. The more we share with each other the better overall experience for everyone, right?

Thanks again!
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MPThomas Premium
Very well written Eric, well done, I learned a few new things, thank you ;)
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much! Glad it helped :)
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DanOIS Premium
Writing for skim readers is one of the most important things that I overlooked.

Making a clear point in the headings and then expanding is key.

Tactical use of bold text - as you have demonstrated - is also useful

Great post - thanks.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you. I really did find that I do the same thing myself when it comes to skimming text on a new page in front of me. When I realized that, I started thinking "ok, what keeps me on a page?" And the answer to that was finding subheadings that made me want to read more.

When you skim and find a point you want to continue with, you read on. So clear, bold headings that are relevant will definitely keep readers reading. And that's the whole point, right?

Thanks again for the comment. I appreciate it!
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CharlieBosi Premium
Excellent presentation and thank you sir.
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ericcantu Premium
thank you so much! I'm glad I could help out. Please feel free to share it to anyone who needs some help.
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dwcookie Premium
But I want to spam all my posts on FB to annoy the masses. On a serious note I was planning on implementing some of the things you said. Glad to know I was going in the right direction.

You're so right about how much a person actually read on a page. I probably read less than 14%. Scan for what I need and go, I like simple and to the point.

Thanks for the training.
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ericcantu Premium
When I first came across that fact, I started paying attention to my eyes when I first come across a site and sure enough, I give a quick scan and you make a quick judgment on if you want to stay or not.

Solid headlines will keep you reading. If it's just a wall of text, you hit the back button quick.

You're definitely headed in the right direction! Keep it up!
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dwcookie Premium
So true. I'm so guilty of that, if there is too much to read I do leave the site. I thought I was just being mean.

Let's hope I keep going in the right direction.
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startouched Premium
Thanks for sharing this great training, Eric!
Well said!
Kathy
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you so much! I really appreciate that!
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PatsyC Premium
This is great Eric, it confirms for me that I am on the right track! I'm still new here and continue writing and adding posts.

I'm not perfect but, I am proud to say that all of the lessons posted here I do with every post I write! I have a list to check off making sure everything is done, with the last one being to post it on Google+. I need to add Facebook also but writing content right now is most important to get it out there.

One thing is and I agree, I put myself in the visitors shoes with how easy it is to read the content. I have subtitles, double spaced and my word counts are around 400 - 500 words keeping it to the point and not dragging it out to what most have of 1000-1500 words. Between the images and double spacing the length is perfect keeping the visitor interested seeing that it's not a novel.

Quality over quantity is what works.

Excellent training, as a newbie it's easy to follow and understand...you are a great teacher :)
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MelaniLukito Premium
I got your point : quality over quantity, thank you.
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ericcantu Premium
That means a lot. Thank you! The user experience just like Kyle says is the absolute key. Put yourself in their shoes like you do, and your focus is on the right spot. All the rest will come.

I'm glad you liked the tutorial. Glad I could help.
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ericcantu Premium
Quality will always trump quantity. Just don't make it too short! lol.
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PatsyC Premium
Certain types of styles in my niche don't need a lot of content, there is only so much information you can write. This is where images really help out and the automatic double spacing my theme has.
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PatsyC Premium
You are welcome, we are visitors ourselves and know what is good or not when we look for things.

Yes the tutorial is excellent :)
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks again, Patsy :)
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PatsyC Premium
Yes, you don't want to bore the visitor and scare them away with too much. As long as the quality information is there it's the main thing :)
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ericcantu Premium
yeah, I think there's a sweet spot somewhere in the middle and I also think with each article the right amount of text can differ.

One article can have 800 words and feel just right, while another can have 1600 and not feel wordy at all.

As long as you cover the material and create a good user experience you're good.
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Ovidiu Premium
Thanks for sharing this!
Ovidiu
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you! I'm glad I could help out. Feel free to share it with anyone you know needing some help.
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Kelanders Premium
Good reminders, thanks!
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ericcantu Premium
I really appreciate that. Thank you.
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spurway Premium
thanks for sharing great training
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ericcantu Premium
Hope it was able to help you out a little. I know personally getting more traffic is one of the absolute first things I wanted to master, and it made me feel better that it's a real journey. It's not something you just suddenly get. Sticking to the system and continuing to put out quality content is the absolute key.

Thanks again!
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spurway Premium
Hi, the training is great and it will help lots of people.
I will always learn something as everyone has a different approach sometimes different approaches make click in your mind and everything falls in place.
I do not only rely on organic traffic I also do PPC.
Doing a Combi has lots of advantages and it works well.
I do split testing and bundling and what works I will note and copy.
love it
cheers Sylvia
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Triblu Premium
Wow Eric ... now THAT's training.
I'm bookmarking this to share from now on ... THANK YOU!
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ericcantu Premium
That means a lot! Thank you! I really, really appreciate that and hope I can find other good topics to create tutorials with. Thanks again!
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HVella Premium
Love this, thanks for the reminder, always good to get reminded of what is important.
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate that! I love getting reminders from other members of the things to focus on when I get lost in something else. Happens to everyone, right? Thanks again!
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RD40 Premium
Thanks for this training!
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ericcantu Premium
I'm glad I could help, brother. Thank you!
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IlonaL Premium
Thank you for this training! I start to share now the other people good posts on my FB account
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you! That's awesome! I really appreciate that. Hopefully it can help more people out. Getting traffic is on everyone mind when it comes to creating anything online. Thanks again!
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MelaniLukito Premium
Then share your own post, lol.
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ericcantu Premium
You were listening on the social media sharing part of the tutorial! lol
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humayunB Premium
Awesome post! Always expect this types of post.
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate that, brother. I hope to build more training as time goes on. It's a great feeling to put something out there that can help people especially early on. Thanks man.
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TaniaHersel Premium
Thank you for this great training, wonderful layout.
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ericcantu Premium
I appreciate that! Thank you!
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ClydeColes Premium
I guess we all have work to do

Thanks for the help!

Clyde
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ericcantu Premium
You're the man, Clyde! I'm really glad you've found a home here. It's a constant process of growth and learning and improvement that never ends. It's good to find inspiration in all the other members of this awesome community.

Keep up the great work!
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iscool78 Premium
I tend to be very critic with my own posts and read them as if I were a external reader before publishing them with the idea you just pointed out: Do I want to read this?

Thanks a lot for the training Eric! Very helpful!

Cheers!
Israel.
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ericcantu Premium
You and me both. You have no idea how many times I'll preview the changes and take a look at something and sometimes it's something as little as sentence breaks I'm changing because the paragraph doesn't balance right, lol.

But ultimately you have to think about the user experience. That's the absolute key, right?

Thanks man!
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TracyD1 Premium
Thanks for the great info, I was thinking my post were to short, I'm glad I read this information, thanks again.
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ericcantu Premium
It's good to be over 300 words for sure. The 500-800 range is probably comfortable for most. And sometimes there are posts where you're not even trying to be wordy but you finish and it's in the 1500 range.

As long as you have quality content, that's the key really. I'm glad you enjoyed the tutorial. Thank you so much!
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MelaniLukito Premium
So we don't need to write 1500 words?
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ericcantu Premium
If you're writing a post and really writing from the heart and doing your best to not only tell a story but *show* the reader how to do something, and you finish up and it's say 700 words, there's no need to go in and try and stretch that content out with filler to get it to 1500.

You have to write naturally, with relevant, quality content.

It's a good idea to not be TOO brief though. An article under 300 words probably could use some more thinking out.

But you don't want to just add words to reach a word count. That's for sure.
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MelaniLukito Premium
Thank you.
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ThomasPye Premium
Thank you for this, I have saved it for reference.
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ericcantu Premium
Thanks man. If you see anyone looking for some answers or pointers for traffic or anyone just starting out and questioning if they can do this, feel free to share this with them.

I appreciate it.
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MelaniLukito Premium
Thank you very much. You deliver the points clearly.
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ericcantu Premium
Thank you, Melani! You're too kind. I do appreciate it!
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MKearns Premium
Traffic is the mainspring of site purpose!
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ericcantu Premium
Amen to that. It's the secret sauce! :)
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