Promoting Your Modeling Site - Building Site Visitors with
Top Lists - Banner Exchanges
If you build it - will they come? In case of a modeling site on the internet they may, but with thousand of modeling sites its unlikely that you will receive a steady stream of photographers and agencies without actively promoting your site.
You can have an super site - a great portfolio - flash - dash and a bit of pinash - but it is up to you to help photographers and agencies find it.
At the Models Port, we are always working to promote models and photographers. And one of the best ways we found for reaching photographers and agencies is by listing your site with a modeling - photography top site - banner exchange site.
Modeling - Photography Top Sites - Banner Exchanges
How Do Banner Exchanges - Top Sites Lists Work
Basically, all banner exchanges - top lists work in a similar fashion, you list your site with the exchange - top site list for free and you place a link to the exchange on your site. The more visitors the exchange receives from your site, the higher your site is ranked on the exchange - top site list.
New Listings on Banner Exchanges - Top Sites
New listing on banner exchanges - top site list, tend to receive a higher amount of visitors to the site, since most banner exchange - top site lists tend to feature new site listings.
Model - Photography Top Sites Banner Exchanges
Modeling - Photography Topsites - Banner Exchanges are a great way to gain exposure for your modeling - photography site.
We will be reviewing some of our favorite topsite locations.
Siren Golds Worldwide Glamour Models toplist focuses on UK, US and International Glamour, Lingerie, Bikini models. One of the unique features of the list is that it permits banners up to 500 x 200 pixels, compared to most exchanges which feature 468x60 banner size.
There are currently 432 websites on the toplist with the first 150 banners showing on the list. 1 hit is needed to be displayed on the list.
The site provides a "Newest 10 Sites" list, a "Site of The Moment" which features a randomly selected member site, Site Reviews, individual members statistics, F.A.Q's, site ranking as well as the standard in - out count.
Photo Links is one of the largest photography link directory on the net with over 15,000 unique listings in over 70 categories. PhotoLinks receives over 200,000 unique visitors a month. Great site for locating a photographer or finding on line photo tutorials. PhotoLinks also includes Photo model listings.
Candy's Top 100 is a smaller topsite list featuring mainly Glamour, Bikini, Boots, Nylons, Fetish and Individual Model sites. With only 21 sites listed on the topsite list and an average of 100 plus hits per week this is a good topsite for smaller modeling sites. Site has a Frequently Asked Question list (FAQ).
WNY Models is one of the larger, regional model exchanges.
Models and photographers looking to increase their web site exposure should obtain a free listing on the WNY Models.com Top100 site. This is a popular modeling site for males and female models, as well as, photographers and includes listing for most of the major modeling sites on the net.
The site also hosts an active model and photographer forum with close to 300 members. The forum provides a Modeling Jobs board offering listings for paid modeling shoots or for models seeking paid photo assignments, a Photography Discussion forum to chat with other members about photographic techniques, Classified Ads for used photography equipment and General Discussion area and Help forum.
Advice on model safety — Model Safety Tips with information on Pre-session Arrangements, Session Protocols and Other Safety Tip is provided, as well as, advise from the Federal Trade Commission on how to avoid Modeling Scams Rip-OFF
Rounding out the site are model and photographer portfolio pages which are free.
This site is geared toward the North Eastern U.S. so only models and photographers in that area are listed. The areas covered include
Portfolios of North East Models; Central NY and New York City Models; Western New York, Buffalo, Rochester Models; Models from Ontario, Canada and rounding out the portfolio pages are Photographers mainly from Albany, Buffalo and the Syracuse, New York area.
There are a number of smaller modeling - photography top site lists that are reviewed below:
Hot Teen Model toplist is focused on teen models, the listing includes a large variety of sites from glamour models, bikini and swimwear models, lingerie models, legs, high heel and nylons models and a variety of individual model sites and modeling groups.
Hot Teen Model features a weekly model contest, rotating random top site banner and a lots of individual model ads.
Most sites average over 100 hits per week.