400 Extra daily visitors thanks to C2

by Arjen

I have a travel website with SBI where I'm sharing my passion for this amazing East African country, the prime safari destination in the world. Currently I make about half my total year income from this site through Google Adsense, affiliates and my own ad selling program.

In early 2009 I stopped adding pages on it to focus on a new SBI site. The traffic and income stayed at the same level (even increased slightly). But of course, the best thing is that a site should be updated and expanded regularly, to keep it fresh in the eyes of the search engines. That's how I use Content 2.0. People can post stories, photos and other contributions about Kenya.

Almost 2 months ago, a visitor challenged me to put a Question & Answer section online where anybody could ask a question about Kenya. Long story short, I asked a few volunteers to help me out with answering questions on the site. (Volunteers? Yes, if you run a great website that truly helps people, you will get 'fans' and some like to do something back.)

During the last 6 weeks, new contributions have exploded. 80 new pages that together have led to about 400 extra daily unique visitors on top of the old traffic level, in 1.5 month's time. It takes me and the others 20-30 minutes per day. That's the power of C2.

You may wonder why I take the trouble to write this. It is quite simple: SBI is one of the best things that happened to me during the last few years. SBIers help each other on the SBI forums as best as they can. I feel I got much more than I payed for, and it makes me want to give something back. That's just the way humans are - it's a natural result of overdelivering, and SBI teaches us to do the same in our own web sites.

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Kenya Yetu (Ours)
by: martin

Thanks for the good job you are doing, man.

I want to build my own web site and after much research on how to do it, I landed here. Coming across your site is very interesting. Glad to see it being done using SBI!

My next jump is SBI!


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