The reality of how to make money in an online business
By Joel Teo 2005 All Rights Reserved
“Making money online quick and easy” seems to be buzz word today in home business and money making arena online these days. It would seem at first glance that making money online seems to be a very simple thing. However, as most internet marketers would tell you, this is not true as making money online is a serious business and hard work has to go into it.
This article aims to help anyone trying to make money online with a website by suggesting ways to increase your online money making profits today.
1. Increase your website traffic
Increasing your website traffic today can and will increase your online profits because more people that you get to visit your website, more chances of a sale being made. The more qualified website traffic better meaning that it would be best for someone to get “Biscuits” if they were searching for it online. Some ways to increase your website traffic are found below.
Firstly, traffic exchanges today are used by many people to increase website traffic to their websites. While this is not wrong, you must know type of website traffic you are getting and how to use it. The website traffic that you are getting from such programs are website owners and if you promote a tool that they can use to increase their own website traffic or promote a website traffic generation newsletter to them, you can increase your own website traffic substantially when you send a newsletter telling them about latest traffic generation tool you got. Therefore to make money from traffic exchanges you need to use it with a landing page leading to a newsletter signup otherwise you are wasting your surfing time.
On other hand, most people who use such exchanges remark that a plain signup page for a business opportunity does not really work. A better idea some have argued is to promote a newsletter signup page which will then send automated emails to signup via an autorespondor. Internet marketing studies have shown that it takes 7 views of an offer online before anyone would consider making a purchase thus validating this strategy.
Secondly, search engine optimisation (SEO) is key term that most people online seem to be fascinated about when trying to make money online. The reason for this is simple. Most people today go to search engines to find out about anything online. If you can get more high search rankings for your own website, this can translate into more qualified visitors to your website from search engines and greater sales and you can then make more money with anything that you are promoting. Casting aside more technical programming jargon, twin most important things to making money online in terms of SEO is inbound links and good content on your website. There are several ways to get good inbound links. You can buy them online, or you can do reciprocal linking or you can write articles and publish them. In all these ways, you can increase number of inbound links to your website and increase its website traffic as well both from website that you link is on but from search engines eventually.