Five Point Plan for Promotion

Written by Pamela Heywood

There are no secrets: there are no magic formulas. Forget about making money fast while you sleep. Sure, you can automate processes so that your business continues to operate while you are snoring away, but there is no substitute for your initial application and hard work.

That'srepparttar bad news. The good news is that it isn't difficult. The even better news is that most of it can be done for FREE.

OK, assuming that you have built a website appropriate to your business (no, one of those self-replicating ones will NOT do!) and that you are publishing a regular ezine. Both need content: both need quality, but there's plenty of help out there to achieve it.

Now what you need is traffic, or in less technical terms, people looking at your site, your business, what you have to offer.


Every single day we are bombarded with plans and schemes which claim to beatrepparttar 125183 system, drive masses of traffic to your site, make you rich overnight, all your dreams come true so that you'll live happily ever after. All similarities to a fairy-tale are decidedly intentional.

It is confusing. Where do you start?

Now I am not saying that these things don't work, exceptrepparttar 125184 ones which are undoubtedly scams! Generally, every single one will give you some benefit, some link out there, but no single one isrepparttar 125185 magic answer. No matter what they claim. Doing them all will take time, but if you work through methodically, each and every one will help you in some way.

So to eliminate some ofrepparttar 125186 confusion, here is my Five Point Plan for organising your promotion and traffic building efforts. It isn'trepparttar 125187 be-all and end-all either, but it is a good, organised start to a regular process. Incorporate one item from each step each and every single day and you will keep making a little progress and after a while it becomes self-perpetuating.

The Absolute Best Way to Promote Your Site For Free

Written by Patrick Anderson

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This is still one ofrepparttar 125186 best ways to promote your site for free. And itís easy to do. Make a simple page called "Favorite Resourcs", and start adding links to other peopleís web sites. Be sure to put your display ad inrepparttar 125187 middle of it. Then contact website owners and ask if they would like to exchange links with you. You will be pleasantly surprised by how many will be happy to promote your site!

Here is a step-by-step approach:

First, identify a group of people who know how to reach your target audience. Think of people who come into contact with your market atrepparttar 125188 time they would be considering making a purchase. Find these people through search engines, web rings, and link pages on other websites.

Then, call them or send them an e-mail that talks aboutrepparttar 125189 things you both have in common. Mentionrepparttar 125190 way you came across their name. Tell themrepparttar 125191 reason you think you share a common market. Mention something about your website and show them your "Favorite Resources" page.

Offer to provide them with a link because they would be able to provide a good product, service, or resource that your customers are interested in. Make it very easy for them to come to your site and exchange links. Inrepparttar 125192 friendliest way you can, tell them to feel free to come by your site anytime and you will be glad to add their link.

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