Get Your Business Out On The Internet
A well-planned advertising campaign drives every successful Internet business. Your main goal is to drive quality visitors to your website on a consistent basis. The only way you are going to achieve this is to concentrate on promoting your business, with a diverse advertising campaign, using as many advertising sources as possible.
The following four key steps are the most effective ways to advertise and drive traffic to your Internet marketing home based business.
1. Pay per click or PPC advertising as it is referred to is the most effective form of paid advertising. Using a pay per click can be effective for most Internet businesses. Most of the major search engines have some form of PPC system. Google and Google Ad words are the most widely used but MSN and Yahoo both have good PPC programs.
However, Google is still the leading pay per click company in the world and deliver more exposure for your ads. To play it safe do not ignore other search engines such as Yahoo, or MSN who might be able to deliver you visitors for a lesser cost per click.
2. Establishing your keyword list: When using PPC be sure to use keyword phrases and not just single keywords in your keyword list. Long-tailed keywords or keyword phrases are phrases that contain 3 or more words in the phrase. These phrases are a more targeted, or more specific phrase, and will usually provide you with a higher quality visitor. People who type in more specific terms, when searching, are more likely to be potential buyers.
3. How to successfully market your home based Internet business using your keyword list. Your keyword list can provide you with excellent free traffic too. One way you can expand your marketing efforts is to use your targeted keyword phrases and use them in your blog posts and articles. A blog is an excellent way to drive visitors to your website and ads new content on a regular basis. The search engines are constantly spidering the Internet looking for new content. The more new content you provide, the higher the search engines will rank your site. This is a great way to get free organic traffic.
Practice using your keywords in your Blog and article titles, body and as anchor text at the end of your posts. Along with this I also recommend you incorporate various forms of social media including video, audio, graphics, an RSS feed on your blog to make it more interesting and user-friendly.
4. One of the most efficient forms of long term traffic generation is article marketing. Using articles to drive traffic to your website is an excellent way to get free, high quality, traffic. Do not overlook the power of a well-written article. A well-written article can go viral and be reprinted on hundreds if not thousands of article directories and blogs.
If you do not enjoy writing, you can always outsource your article writing to quality writers. You can even automate the submission process through software or online article submission services. Whatever methods you choose, be sure to stay consistent. Commit yourself to submitting at least a couple of articles a week and watch your free traffic increase. Article marketing is a great long term strategy. It should be a major part of how you successfully market your home based Internet business.
Here is a great video put out by Google a couple of years ago to help with getting your business online. Enjoy! Please contact us with any questions.