Category: SEO Microhacks

SEO Microhacks

SEO Microhack #1: ‘Double Barrel’ Banner Ads

Straight from the research labs inside SEO Traffic Hacks (which is currently closed but you can go on to the notification list here when it re-opens).

Technically, this is not an SEO ‘hack’ (short cut) but like several techniques in this ongoing 2015 ‘SEO Microhack’ series, it can still add extra power to your online business.

Microhack #1

If you have any website where you can drive traffic through, for example, an affiliate link to a vendor’s sales page, try this ‘double barrel’ banner technique where you place BOTH a 728 x 90 horizontal banner ad AND the 250 x 250 or 300 x 250 banner that visually ‘synch up’ together e.g.

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Ideally, BOTH banner ads should have some motion involved (especially with simulated ‘camera shaking’) and notice how it dominates the visual focus of the page and will drive up CTRs:

This article is also a good read on the general topic of above fold maximisation with actual examples: