Hello there again my fellow sea changers – today I am going to introduce you to a cool little tool that I have come across that can assist with a mostly unknown problem (well, it was unknown by me) with Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and the driving of traffic to our websites. You see, as your websites starts to grow and continues to provide quality, helpful information, you will find that readers will start to share your content with others.
Unfortunately, many of our visitors do not use the social media and email share tools we have conveniently placed on our site preferring rather to simply copy and paste the information they need. All this means then is that the details copied cannot be traced back to you. This tool, a wordpress plugin, will automatically add your URL to any wording that is copied and pasted from your site into an email, a document or social media post. So today I am going to run through my Covert Copy Traffic Pro V2 Review in an effort to determine whether it could help my SEO. I will run you through:
- What it is
- How it works
- Pros and Cons
- My recommendations
Can it improve my SEO? – well, it really couldn’t hurt and definitely fills a gap that existed so I am going to say yes. Please read on to see why…
What is it?
Covert Copy Traffic Pro V2 is a wordpress plugin that automatically appends your URL links above or below any text that is copied from your website. According to the developers of this software, over 70% of content sharing from a website is undertaken via a simple copy and paste into email. They say that you can now take advantage of these practices by ensuring that your links are being included every time this is done. This provides SEO value by:
- Providing a clickable link at the bottom of the text allowing the recipients of the copied material to see and/or access your site.
- Adding SEO-crucial back links if the content is copied onto social media, a forum or a website.
On top of that, it can actually save you time when copying your own stuff into your social media sites as well as the link comes automatically.
How does it work?
The process is actually extremely simple. The reader selects a section of text and copies it.
As they paste it into a document or an email, the link is included at the bottom – even though it was not selected with the text.
Alternatively, if it is copied to social media, then the link will automatically load the page as well.
Note: Some sites remove the option to copy their content at all. If you have this set on your site then you will need to change it back before this plugin can be effective.
Within the plug in, you are able to customise the following:
- Where the link sits – Before or after the text.
- Word count triggers – i.e. How many words need to be copied before the link is added.
- Preface text – You can outline what text appears before the link – e.g. “This text has been copied from: ‘thissite.com”
- The link that is added with the text – you can link to the originating URL or any other page that you like such as a home, landing, optin or sales page.
Note: There is no option to stop the copier from deleting the link once they have pasted it into their document or email. But the thing is, many won’t so it is better to have it there and deleted than not at all.
As with most plugins, you also have the option to purchase an upgrade version which includes:
- Attribution Message Builder – Automatically create advertisement or bio links that are included rather than just a URL line
- Add Attribution Tо Feeds: Includes yоur attribution message & link within your RSS Feed
- Uѕе Keyword Rich Anchor Text: Adds anchor text to your RSS feed attribution links
- Uѕе Covert Copy Traffic On Anу Website: Use the inbult generator that allows you to use the tool within non-wordpress website editors
At a glance
Founder: IM Wealth Builders – Matt Garrett
Product Type: WordPress plugin
Price: $27 – Upgrade Version $47
Best For: Anybody with a website
Recommended: Yes – I believe this tool can be very useful in squeezing a little more SEO goodness from your site.
- Simple to install and use
- No coding necessary
- Time saver for social media sharing
- Increases chance of back links and traffic generation
- Good base version
- No free or trial option
- Upsells are a little unclear
- No function to add exceptions
How much is it?
Covert Copy Traffic Pro V2 – $27
Upgrades start at $47
Do I recommend it?
I like this tool and have implemented it within my own sites. If I am being honest, I have not seen any real change in traffic from it just yet but I just wanted to make sure that I have plugged a gap that was there. The main reason for this from my perspective was that I copy and paste a lot of information from other sites to a word document when I am doing research for a post. Granted I don’t copy any of this text verbatim to my site or social media but I also see how much is there without any reference to the original site.
If my info is being used in the same way, then I am providing a link back to my site which at the very least has to assist the copier to get back if they need more which will increase traffic and improve search engine rankings. So if you have a site where you know text is being copied and pasted elsewhere, then I would seriously recommend adding this to your plugin portfolio.
Note: There is one annoying part however, and that is when you are copying information from your own page for use in things such as YouTube tags and link building as it adds the annotation text every time – Just something to be aware of I guess.
That’s all well and good, but what if I need help with a website?
If you have your website under control and simply need this tool to help you plug the gap that I have highlighted, then there are definite advantages to it. However, if you are relatively new to the whole website building and ranking caper, then I recommend that you give Wealthy Affiliate a try. Wealthy Affiliate is a comprehensive training, building and hosting platform that will guide you through the entire online business building process, including SEO in an easy to follow but comprehensive manner.
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So there you have it, my honest review and appraisal of the Covert Copy Traffic Pro V2 wordpress plugin. I hope it has been of assistance but as usual, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out by commenting below. Are there any other programs you have been looking at but want to know more about? If so, please comment below and I will do my best to get some details for you.
Until next time
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