Promoting your website can be very costly to say least. But it doesn't have to cost thousands to build a successful online business. It just takes a bit of time and a lot of ingenuity.
Here are 5 clever and cost effective ways you can boost your visitor counts and your hopefully your bank accounts!
1.Cross Promoting Can Increases Profits.
This is how it's done. Find other businesses that have same target market, but that are not direct competitors. Then propose a partnership. There are many ways to find prospective partners.
Subscribe to ezines, join discussion groups, forums and newsgroups that share your target market.You can also search in search engines and directories to find businesses that target your market.
Let your contact list and subscribers know that you are interested in cross promoting your products and services Post it on your Web site. Don't be shy!
There are many benefits to cross promoting. You will save money on advertising and marketing costs. It can save you time, work, help you get new referrals, customers plus access to new products and services.
2. Linking with a Twist.
It is important to get other sites to link to yours. It increases your popularity even your rankings. You can put a links page on your site but getting people to link to you with out some incentive is a different story. But if you add this little twist your sure to get links.
Create a directory of websites on a specific topic. Give people option of adding directory to their web site by linking to it. Put your business advertisement at top of directory. This technique will give people a reason to link to your site by giving them added content for their visitors and it will get you free advertising.