Breakout of the Classified Ocean - With Alternative Promotion MethodsWritten by Joe Bingham
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them. Spreading your link around on other sites will help to promote what you have to offer. The problem here is that you can only put so many links on your site without cluttering it up, and that you have to have something to offer others in order to get them to exchange with you. Therefore, this can be a hard thing to start out with. Also, if you are promoting an affiliate site, you can't add anything to it anyway. The good thing about this is that it will expose your link to a different market. GUARANTEED HITS There are programs for purchasing Guaranteed Hits to your site. This will bring you visitors with no worries and literally no work. The distinct advantage over other methods of promoting is that visitor will be at your site. You don't have to coax them to visit as with other advertising, they will be taken to your site. Also, this can work for promoting affiliate sites whereas many of other methods are only useful for those with their own web site. It is an expense, and while visitors are generally online business owners and buyers, they may not be specifically targeted to your particular interest. However, if you believe your site or program is good and are only lacking in getting visitors this may be best solution. Guaranteed Hits usually come in groups of 1000s. 5-10 thousand often being a minimum purchase. So, even with a terribly low sales percentage you can still see how guaranteed hits can be very effective. Just compare price of guaranteed hits to how many sales you would have to get to make it all worth it. If even a low 1-3% sales ratio makes you a profit, then this may be answer for you. The other advantage here is that you don't have to do promotional work to get these visitors. Therefore, you will be left with more time to work on other aspects of your business. TARGETED BANNER IMPRESSIONS Targeted Banner Impressions have similar advantages and disadvantages to guaranteed hits. These are banners that are placed on other's sites with content similar to your own. In fact, they may even end up on a direct competitor's site. People are not guaranteed to visit your site, but banners are presented to an audience of people that are targeted to your specific business whereas guaranteed hits are more general. This also has a cost, but again compare it to cost of classified ads and see if a low 1-3% sales ratio will still make you a profit above that of cost of Banner Impressions. Once again, this method of promotion leaves you more time to work on other aspects of your business. Each of these methods can be useful, it just depends on your abilities and interests. Some of these require work, others require no work, but incur an expense. Consider each of them and how they might fit into your plans. It's certainly possible to integrate multiple ways of promotion, and in fact it makes sense to do so. Still, considering these other methods may just get you out of having to write anymore classified ads, or having to compete in Classified Ocean.
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What is wrong with FFA-Links SubmissionsWritten by Ross Reyman
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4) HEADLINES are most important part of your ad. Vary and test your ads constantly. You have only seconds to get customers attention.
5) Check index at http://5millionfreebies.isFun.net/ The owner has kicked out any submitters who get three strikes. One dealers was receiving and not submitting. He was gone.
6) A German Filter System. This European site adds 7 question when you post such as city of your birth. Then 4 of questions are repeated later. Then if you answer all 4 correctly, you are posted. This system claims that pranksters are out.
6) My Solution. There is a need for a new network. An example is a banner that I saw called 101 best antiques sites. 101 dealers together in a directory of services. This could be done with almost all type of dealers from opportunities to sport information. Someone is going to write in and say we have these already. I have seen only 3 since I started nearly 20 months ago. An comments should be address to firstname.lastname@example.org / I will be publishing these in my magazine at http://www.sonic.net/~rwreyman/EntMind17.html/
Ross Reyman is publisher of Entrepreneur 2001 Magazines. He is interested in improving internet marketing and going away with the inconsistencies that now exist on the internet. 5 Million Freebies For Moneymakers http://www.sonic.net/~rwreyman Entrepreneurs 2001 Magazine http://www.sonic.net/~rwreyman/EntMind17.html