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Independent Professionals: Stop Marketing (to Everyone) Get a Niche!
Why Do You Need a Niche? Your services could help just about anyone, so why would you want to narrow your market and possibly miss out on opportunities for more business? It just doesn’t seem to make any sense, right? Wrong! The truth is when you hone in on a specific market you’ll notice that business actually increases. Why? Here’s 3 Good Reasons: 1. You’re able to reach your prospects faster and easier. “Casting your net to ...
Don't Plan Your Business If You Plan To Fail!
So you have a great idea for a profitable online business. Before you can do anything with your business, be sure that you have a plan before. This is not the time to “pick it up as you go”. These are some basic things that should be included in your business plan.
Top Five Reasons to Do a Website Redesign
Small business owners need to monitor whether their investment in a website is providing a good return. Are your products and services easy to buy? If they aren't, you are wasting time and money and probably doing more harm than good.
Internet Marketing Basics: What Worked Years Ago Still Works Today!
Internet marketing can seem mystifying not only for beginners, but for moderately skilled internet marketers. With all the courses, forums, blogs, reports, seminars and teleconferences available to help people learn how to get traffic to their sites, it is one of the most overwhelmingly dense subjects on the internet.
Keyword tracking allows a site owner to know what keyword searches are resulting in sales. Search term information can be logged into a database and presented to web site owners in a meaningful format. This data can be used to see which keywords are producing the most sales per search and to determine where to focus web marketing.
Online Product Launches: Target Your Four Audience Types
Introduction Online product launches have lots of moving parts. Many different departments have a hand in getting to the finish line with a winning product. If you are managing this type of launch, there are a variety of ways to plan strategy and set goals. One way is to target your four main audience types. Using this method, you won’t risk missing the big target—making it easy for your customers to buy your products. Making your plan “customer-centric” allows ...
Can You Really Strike Gold Online?
I guess human nature leads us to this about every 30 - 50 years. As a history major, I studied the gold rush of 1849, the 19th century oil booms, the stock market hustles of the late 1920's, the get rich-quick mail order schemes of the 1950's and 60's and now the "Internet" gold rush of the late 1990's and early 21st century. When people perceive someone else getting rich with little or no effort, they jump on the band wagon seeking fame and fortune. In ...
More Bang For Your Buck!
Getting a Targeted Visitor to a website is a waste of time and money if you've got no idea what 98% of them do when they get there.
The Asian Invasion The Future of Internet Marketing
Internet marketers by and large are utilized for selling and marketing to, a predominantly western audience. Today's web sites, mailing lists, payment processing systems, and overall way of doing business have evolved around the needs and wants of target markets in the western world. And any experienced marketer knows it can be difficult. Despite popular notions that you can start an Internet business and watch the money roll in, the reality is that there is a lot of competition from ...
Seven Fatal Errors in Online Marketing Demos
When portraying a new or upgraded product line, too many companies get caught up in meaningless impressive-looking images that fail to tell their story; or, they hide the product story among over-long corporate “web infomercials.” These are just two of the mistakes that can doom an online marketing demo to the annals of ineffective marketing artifacts.
The most important online marketing question is “Have I made my products easy to buy?” Among the things to consider when answering ...
How To Market Online With Ease
You can ignite your marketing efforts and passion for the game by learning to use your personal story and expertise to get potential clients subscribing to your opt-in list.
Selling Secrets: What Did You Promise Your Customers Today?
Large promise is the soul of promotion. Stay awake too late on any night of the week and the masters of large promise will dazzle you. They'll promise that you can lose weight, slice through cans, clear your skin, buy $0 down real-estate and other small miracles among a blizzard of ads that make large promises.
Private Contact Addresses Abuse 'em, You LOSE 'em
CONTACT email -- abuse it, you lose it. Why don't I just change my Contact address if it is being clobbered with UCE? ...because it is MY CONTACT address, not some revenue-generator for SPAMmers or the irresponsible list Administrators who see it as a cash cow to be sold, rented, or misused for their own financial gain. If I change it, how long will it be until the new one also gets clobbered with "Solo Ads"? Why do some of them tell you it could ...
Effective Internet Marketing Tools that Work
Anyone who owns a website knows the importance of internet marketing tools. You may have a terrific idea for a website with an excellent product or service, superb design, content and functionality but if you do not use the right strategies, your site may not attract the all-important highly targeted traffic. Getting a lot of traffic into a site has very little to do with the site itself but with how the webmaster or site owner advertises it. With hundreds of competing sites, you must employ ...
Often Overlooked Revenue for Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing is an Industry that is as highly diversified as are tips on playing the Stock Market. Anyone who has been involved in the industry for very long can tell you that it is easy to jump on a new "bandwagon" or "hot topic" every week. Some of these topics can be very lucrative; but for the average marketer, it just doesn’t pay to follow the trends. Why, you ask? Because, unless you have a Huge Opt-In List of, say Thousands, you just cannot convert enough of your customers ...
Are Popups Good for Marketing? Annoying to Some, Interesting to Others!
The big question. Do people actually pay attention to pop ups? With so many softwares out there that deal with blocking pop ups you'd think the answer would clear. Back a few years ago pop ads were all the craze, but as more and more sites starting using them they became more like spam then anything else. I mean how many sites have you visited where they will pop up an add every second page or so. This is especially annoying when you are searching for something. So yes they can get on a ...
BUSTED! The Real Truth Behind Today's Top 4 Internet Marketing Myths
Let's face it... One of the biggest "roadblocks" to starting an online business is all the misinformation, or myths, out there about Internet Marketing. You're bombarded with SO MUCH information (most of which is total garbage) that it's nearly impossible to figure out what's real and what's a total lie. So... It's Time To Dispel Some Of The Top Internet Marketing Myths! Internet Marketing Myth #1:
"It takes years and years of technical ...
Start Now! Promote Your Site with Mini Ads!
What are mini ads you might ask? Chances are you have seen them on one of your favorite sites, in emails or at that forum you like to visit. They are small, non-intrusive ads that do get notice from people whether they are looking for something or not. Usually scattered through different places on websites, for one reason or another they seem to catch a persons eye. Especially when people are just browsing. They seem to create an interest in oneself to click and find out more about your ...
Give Me 10 Minutes and I'll Show You How to Promote Your Product Better!
The key to selling is to show and promote your product to prospective buyers. To do this you first need to start off by finding what you are going to sell and then learning everything you can about it. This is extremely important so that you can market it effectively and answer any questions from clients that come your way. This will also allow you to aim your marketing and hit your target for sales as well as finding a niche market that you can capitalize on.
5 Ways To Explode Your Viral Marketing
We all know that viral marketing can be a very effective way to drive targeted traffic to your website, but do all viral marketing tools have to be ebooks or little reports? Absolutely not…
The Asian Invasion - The Future of Internet Marketing
Internet marketers by and large are utilized for selling and marketing to, a predominantly western audience. Today's web sites, mailing lists, payment processing systems, and overall way of doing business have evolved around the needs and wants of target markets in the western world. And any experienced marketer knows it can be difficult. Despite popular notions that you can start an Internet business and watch the money roll in, the reality is that there is a lot of competition from other ...
If You Build It They Will Come; Right? WRONG! Basic Marketing Techniques
The biggest mistake most people make when dealing with Internet business is that they think that once they build their web site, people will find their site and purchase their product or service. There are billions of web pages on the Internet today, for every service product. There is probably hundreds of thousands of web pages that offer that same exact product or service. So how do you stand out, how do you make a difference, how do you set yourself apart from those other hundreds and ...
Super Affiliates: What Are They, How Do I Find Them, and Why They're Your Ticket to Online Success!
Super-Affiliates! What are they? Do you see this term often online and end up confused to what it means and the purpose they serve online? It sounded really mysterious to me when I first came across the term which peeked my curiosity and led me to research the term further to find out exactly what the term meant and more importantly what there roll was in the Internet marketing world. The information I discovered was Astonishing! What I'm about to reveal ...
Send Your Website An INSTANT Surge Of FREE Targeted Traffic Using T.O.D.
Traffic... the life blood of every online business. The problem is, are you getting enough of it to make your online business grow to your expectations within the time period you have set? In my mind you can never have enough traffic But the fact remains, NO Traffic, NO Profits, NO Business. Though there are many ways to generate traffic online, both FREE and Paid, the question remains, which method or methods are right for you and your business to get it moving and ...