Target Practice And The Internet Entrepreneur

Written by Elizabeth Piotrowski

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idea of submitting to individual ffa pages, try a database submitter, like or Your ad can be on thousands of sites in minutes. And don't forget to set up a 'junk' email account BEFORE you post torepparttar ffas, or you will be in trouble! Next arerepparttar 101073 safelists. I submit to under 40 safelists daily, but receive over 1000 emails in each of my 7 mailboxes every 2 days! The point is, whether you use ffas or safelists, you cannot escape a full inbox :) Safelist examples are and, and they get pretty good results if your headline is effective. If you can, try a sponsor ad (your ad atrepparttar 101074 top of every email sent torepparttar 101075 safelist) - incredible results, but only forrepparttar 101076 first 3 or 4 days - I noticed a loss of interest shortly thereafter. The list goes on and on - start page programs, banner exchanges, reciprocal links, classified ads, ezine advertising - try all ofrepparttar 101077 above. Findrepparttar 101078 mix that works best for you. And, when it stops working, either drop it entirely or mix differently. Eventually you will find a winning combination. ------------------------------------------------- Elizabeth is a freelance copywriter and owner of Strategy Ad Service. She provides copywriting solutions for small businesses worldwide. For promotion ideas, free articles or more information about her services, visit her website at -------------------------------------------------


Banners Do Bring Traffic!

Written by A. T. Rendon

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8. Your goal is forrepparttar viewer to CLICK onrepparttar 101072 banner! A short one or two lines should be more than enough to accomplish your goal. Keep it simply but compelling.

9. Studies prove that usingrepparttar 101073 words "Click Here" work better than banners withrepparttar 101074 same message but withoutrepparttar 101075 call forrepparttar 101076 action of "Click Here".

10. Name recognition is great if you have it to get folks to click on a banner. But if you are like most people you will do better if you stir their curiosity to get them to come visit your not-so-well known business, etc.

11. If your URL or email is short and easy to remember, use it onrepparttar 101077 banner. Maybe they do not want to click and visit just then but will jot downrepparttar 101078 info for a future visit to your web site.

12. Test Your Banners. If one banner message or design is not performing then try another. Keep testing different lines of text and color combinations till you findrepparttar 101079 right mix for your individual situation.

13. Remember, banners with a combination of action phrases, such as Click Here, Submit, Press Here and graphic buttons to push are known to result in greater response.

Here are some FREE Banner Resources:

FREE Instant Online Banner Generator

The FREE Banner Generator

MediaBuilder FREE 3D Text Maker

Additional FREE Banner Resources via Auto-Responder:

FREE Banner Exchange Services:

Microsoft's bCentral (Formerly Link Exchange)

Banner Swap


Additional Banner Exchange Services via Auto-Responder:

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), located at:, and member companies DoubleClick,, and MSN,, released their individual studies onrepparttar 101080 effectiveness of "branding" onrepparttar 101081 Internet at a press conference in New York City, on Wednesday, July 18, 2001.

Additionally, CNET Networks,, released information from a study done in conjunction with IntelliQuest,, which also examined brand effectiveness of online marketing.

Each study independently reinforcesrepparttar 101082 fact that online banner ads CAN BE used effectively for online branding.

And they confirmed that banner ads are best at 468x60.

So take advantage of these free resources to market and promote your web site for free. Because banners do bring traffic to your web site.

A.T.Rendon is an entrepreneur and published writer. Subscribe to FREE Business Classifieds Newsletter & receive FREE online access to our Password Protected "FREE Submit To Over 2.6 MILLION FREE Ad Sites!" Visit us at:

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