5 Handy Dandy Ways to Promote Your Website

Written by Lisa M. Cope

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3. Autoresponders Work Wonders.

Aweber and Get Response do this allrepparttar time. You get a free auto-responder they get to put their ad inside. So instead of just swapping ads trade auto-responder ads with other businesses. If both of you send out information with auto-responders just exchange a small classified ad to put atrepparttar 125037 bottom or top of each other's auto-responder message. This would work great with email courses too.

4 We all Need Good Content.

You need fresh content for your ezine or website why not exchange content with other web sites and newsletters. You could swap articles, tips, ect. You both include a resource box or a link atrepparttar 125038 end ofrepparttar 125039 content. And both of you get more exposure.

5. Everyone Loves a Hot Tip.

So share yours daily, weekly whenever you can. You can offer them in a newsletter on a tip sheet or record them on your voice mail. Try ureach.com you can get a free voice mail account to get you going.

You can even have your tips syndicated. Try mastersyndicator.com. Just imagine your insightful information spreading all overrepparttar 125040 web!

Try to keeprepparttar 125041 tips relevant to your business. Include a link to your web site or business inrepparttar 125042 mix and you have got it made.

The whole idea is to promote your business without blowing your budget. These simple ideas are justrepparttar 125043 start. Take then, improve on them add your own special twist. The possibilities are endless! Nowrepparttar 125044 only thing you need to do is go find partners. I'm always looking. :)

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Promoting Your Online Business -a Checklist of Effective and Affordable Marketing Techniques(Part 1)

Written by Angela Wu

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9. Join a webring. Link to other sites like yours and build an online 'community.'

10. Offer coupons or gift certificates to entice visitors to make a purchase *now*.

11. Make good use of referral marketing. Ask happy customers to refer prospects to you. Many people are so busy these days that they're willing to rely on a trusted friend or contact's advice -- it saves them repparttar time necessary to do allrepparttar 125036 research themselves.

12. Write and distribute articles in your area of expertise. This is a great credibility-builder! People who appreciate what you have to say are much more likely to check out your business. Another 'bonus' is that articles are often archived on websites for visitors to refer to time and time again.

13. Become an 'expert'. If you like to write and haverepparttar 125037 time to do so, consider partnering with a high-traffic site within your niche market and offer to write a regular column or article. You establish credibility and get exposure; your partner site and their readers get great content.

14. Use a 'Recommend-It' or 'Refer-A-Friend' script. These scripts let visitors send your URL to friends.

15. Make it easy for others to link to your site. Consider adding a 'Link to Us' section where you providerepparttar 125038 HTML that visitors can simply cut and paste to their own web pages. Again, this helps to build your link popularity (see point #4).

16. Hold contests. For example, every month you could give away one of your products to a lucky subscriber or customer.

17. Use a signature. Also known as 'sig files', a signature is a brief blurb about your business along with your URL and/or contact information. Put a signature on every piece of email you send out, as well as on any message board posts (if appropriate).

18. Give away a quality free eBook or report. eBooks and reports can be excellent viral marketing tools. You can even offer them as a 'premium' to other businesses within your niche, so that they can give it away to their own customers or subscribers. This is an effective way to build a network that will willingly promote your business for you! More on promoting free eBooks and how they can help you can be found inrepparttar 125039 article, '10 Quick Tips on How to Create, Distribute, and Profit from Free eBooks': http://onlinebusinessbasics.com/articles/ebooktips.html

Hopefully this has given you a few helpful ideas on how to market your online business. Inrepparttar 125040 next installment of this series, you'll read about several marketing techniques that may cost you money, but that can be worth repparttar 125041 investment many times over. The final installment is all about marketing your online business inrepparttar 125042 'offline' world! Stay tuned.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Angela is the editor of Online Business Basics, a practical guide to building a business on a beginner's budget. It's a proven hit with beginners, for the down-to-earth style and loads of instantly useable tips! For details, visit http://onlinebusinessbasics.com/article.html OR request a series of 10 free reports to get you started: mailto:businessbasics@workyourleads.com

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