10 Ways to Instantly Promote your Blog for Free

Written by Chileshe Mwape

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8. Take advantage of blog software features that help to promote your Blog. For example, if you're using Blogger, you can do this by turning on: "Email This Post", "Post Pages" "Site feed" andrepparttar Blogger Navbar. These features will help attract new visitors to your blog.

9. Exchange Links with other Bloggers or blog owners. This is another effective strategy for generating targeted traffic to your blog for free. It involves contacting other blog owners for a possible link exchange partnership. All you have to do is locate blogs that are related to yours and contactrepparttar 149213 webmaster to swap links.

10. Write articles or free reports for other webmasters to publish and put your blog url inrepparttar 149214 byline. The ‘byline’ isrepparttar 149215 short paragraph that goes atrepparttar 149216 bottom of each article and describes whorepparttar 149217 author is and what they do. If you write good content, your articles will be published by other webmasters and many readers who like your article will go on to visit your blog.

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Secret Reasons Why Some Businesses Can Afford to Bid Ridiculous, Amounts On Pay-Per-Click Keywords

Written by Eric Graham

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Site “A” is making a profit of $10 per sale and converts 1 out of every 100 visitors. This site can afford to bid only $0.10 per click to just break even.

Site “B” is making a profit of $100 per sale. If they also convert 1 out of 100 visitors, then this site can afford to bid $1.00 per click to break even. (Better yet, they can bid $0.50 per click and earn a 100% return on investment!)

They are making their real money onrepparttar “back end”. It is not uncommon for savvy marketers to sell a lower ticket item up front, and only break even or sometimes even take a loss, when they know that they can then upsell a good percentage of those customers on a higher ticket item later. Using pay-per-click advertising as a lead generation or list building method for future follow up is actually one ofrepparttar 149198 most effective uses for this method of marketing.

They convert more of their traffic into buyers than you do. Even if you are both sellingrepparttar 149199 exact same item atrepparttar 149200 exact same price, if your competition converts 5% of their traffic into sales and you only convert 1%… Well, it’s no wonder that they can afford a $5 bid on “blue widget” when you are loosing money bidding $1.25. You can get a pretty good idea who hasrepparttar 149201 best converting website in any given market by watchingrepparttar 149202 Google Adwords listings in that particular keyword niche for a few weeks. Unless they are one of those “more dollars than brains” marketers,repparttar 149203 sites that constantly stay nearrepparttar 149204 top long term arerepparttar 149205 ones that are generatingrepparttar 149206 highest value per visitor.

The only way to compete long term onrepparttar 149207 super expensive keywords is to maintain a continuous focus on improving both conversion rates and average profit per sale.

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