We built Bearing Gifts to help people find great gift ideas
Hey hackers :)
So we launched https://bearinggifts.com.au toward the end of last year, just in time for Christmas. My co-founder and I both put some cash into ads, Google, Pinterest & Facebook.
We got some solid traffic over the Christmas period and even made a few sales. Just not enough to warrant continued ad-spend, since our model is affiliate based and the ads cost more than the commission we received.
We figured we'd either
We're currently pursuing the latter but it's super hard!
Posting on Facebook, Pinterest and a few forums here and there. We've seen an increase but not nearly enough.
So I'm reaching out here for ideas.
What techniques have you used to market your product(s) and drive organic traffic to your site?