Revisiting your Market

Written by Frank Ross

Much has been written about finding new markets in which to do business. What happens if you have an established web site already doing a going business? Many web-based business owners do a lot of work up front, getrepparttar site going, and then never spend much time updating their site or their product line after that.

It's best to continue to treat a revenue-generating site as a continuing challenge and review your online businesses periodically. The following are some questions that can be posed:

Are there new vendors in this product line? Are there new products by existing vendors being offered in this product line? Are there new accessory or add-on products that can compliment this line of products? Are there discontinuing or end-of-life-cycle products that we can offer for reduced prices to our customers? Have there been price increases that we should factor into our selling prices? Are there any rebate offers from manufacturers that we can advertise to our customers? Have there been recalls on any products that are sold on my site? What's new inrepparttar 145828 industry or field? Should we changerepparttar 145829 "What's New" page? What arerepparttar 145830 supplier stocking levels? Are they out ofrepparttar 145831 popular items?

Product Marketing for Home Based Online Businesses

Written by Timothy Spaulding

Copyright 2005 Timothy Spaulding

If you are like most internet based home business entrepreneurs then marketing your product and driving increasing traffic to your web page is essential to increasing sales. The challenge is to market your products and increase your traffic and to do it affordably or even for free.

Fortunately, this is an option for home based businesses, and all it takes is a little creativity combined with dedication. And for those home based businesses with advertising budgets, there are even more advertising options available. Here are some suggestions that should help your product marketing plan significantly.

One ofrepparttar best ways to get your web page noticed is by writing and publishing articles. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of ezines and newsletters that are constantly looking for new content. First, you need to find some ezines and newsletters that target your niche market. You can search for them on your favorite search engine by searching for "ezine directories" or "newsletter directories". Then, write an article that can be submitted to a variety of these ezines and online newsletters, just make sure you retainrepparttar 145778 copyright. You may not think that you haverepparttar 145779 ability or creativity to write articles, but it can easily be done with a couple hours of effort and some commitment. The key part of marketing your home business is by creating a resource box atrepparttar 145780 end of your article that contains your URL and some brief information about you and your company. Doing this will get your web page out inrepparttar 145781 public quickly and will result in many hits and free product marketing.

Another way to market your products is to create a forum on your web page. By doing this, you are getting individuals to talk about products and services offered by your company as well as competitors and other relevant topics. This alone will help your product assuming you are offering top notch quality and customer service. If not, then a forum might not berepparttar 145782 best idea for you. In addition, a forum will require a commitment of your time in reviewingrepparttar 145783 posts to make surerepparttar 145784 discussions are kept withinrepparttar 145785 rules. However, for those that are committed to their customers, forums generally create repeat traffic which is important to making sales. This is important because it has been proven that more than 70% of sales are made afterrepparttar 145786 third, fourth or fifth contact. A forum keeps individuals coming back for more and more contact, which means you will sell more products.

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