The Power of Viral Marketing

Written by Anita DeFrank

Viral marketing is one ofrepparttar most powerful forms of marketing onrepparttar 134251 Internet. Viral Marketing is giving something away for free and allowing people to pass it on to others. The concept of free has fueledrepparttar 134252 imagination andrepparttar 134253 success ofrepparttar 134254 Internet itself. And, althoughrepparttar 134255 free business model has been greatly scaled back inrepparttar 134256 post-bust Internet days, it is difficult to argue withrepparttar 134257 viral marketing success achieved byrepparttar 134258 early pioneers of free email, free web sites, free autoresponders, etc.

For those of us that cannot afford to give away such expensive resources, we can give away other free items. The following are just a few examples of how you can cash in onrepparttar 134259 power of viral marketing. The possibilities are endless. Let you imagination run wild and be creative. Besides, youíll soon find that being creative makes you unique and being unique can be your best marketing tool available.

--->Ebooks Write your own Ebook and include your logo, message and website inside. Give your ebook away for free and offer others to dorepparttar 134260 same. As a matter of fact you can make your very first page about how others can give your ebook to friends and family or better yet visitors and newsletter subscribers. Offer your ebook as a free gift for signing up to a mailing list.

Affiliate marketers can write ebooks on whatever they are passionate about and include references inside with affiliate links. Example: You can write an ebook on how to take perfect pictures with digital cameras. Insiderepparttar 134261 ebook you can include affiliate links to cameras, memory cards etc.

Direct Sales representatives can use free ebooks to help their sales. Example: Letís say youíre a sales rep for a company that sells spices, condiments and other goodies. You could write an ebook full of recipes usingrepparttar 134262 ingredients you sell.

11 High Powered Ways To Increase Your Traffic

Written by Kusuma Widjaja

1. Trade links with other web sites. They should be related torepparttar subject of your web site. Instead of trading links, you could also trade banner ads, half page ads, classified ads, etc.

2. Start an e-zine for your web site. When people read each issue they'll be reminded to revisit your web site. They'll see your product ad more than just once which will increase your orders.

3. Form an online community. It could be an online message board, e-mail discussion list or chat room. When people get involved in your community they will regularly return to communicate with others.

4. Write articles and submit them to e-zines, web sites and magazines that accept article submissions. Include your business information and web address atrepparttar 134250 end ofrepparttar 134251 article.

5. Give away an electronic freebie with your ad on it. Allow your visitors to also giverepparttar 134252 freebie away. This'll increase your ad exposure and attract people to your web site atrepparttar 134253 same time.

6. Combine your products or services into one big package deal with other businesses offerings. You could share a web site and advertiserepparttar 134254 package deal; which means doublerepparttar 134255 traffic.

7. Submit your freebie torepparttar 134256 online directories that list your particular item or service for free. If you're offering a free e-zine, submit it to allrepparttar 134257 free e-zine directories onrepparttar 134258 internet.

8. Participate on message boards. Post answers to other people's questions, ask questions and post appropriate information. Include your signature file atrepparttar 134259 end of all your postings.

9. Exchange classified or sponsor ads with other free e-zine publishers. If there is a huge subscriber difference between e-zines, one can run more ads to make up for it.

10. Post your ad on free advertising areas onrepparttar 134260 internet. You can post it on free classified ad sites, free for all links sites, newsgroups that allow ads, free yellow page directories, etc.

11. You could also Increase Traffic By Offering A Free Course in html, autoresponder, and ebook format.

HTML- Your course could be right on your web site. On one web page, create a title page and table of contents. Use clickable chapter links so they can go torepparttar 134261 sections easily were they needrepparttar 134262 most help.

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