Why You Should Write An Article, Today!

Written by Jim Boere


Copyright 2005 Jim Boere

Do you own an online business? A web site? Are you promoting affiliate programs? Then you should be writing articles.

Why? Let me ask you, what isrepparttar main purpose of your web site?

Of course itís this: to make sales. And to make sales you first need traffic. You somehow need to get visitors to your web site if you want to be successful.

And hereísrepparttar 139324 thing...writing articles and publishing them onrepparttar 139325 Internet is a very effective way of achieving just that!

Instead of spending your time and money on ineffective means of advertising, write a short article every now and then.

Write about recent developments and trends in your niche or area of expertise, aboutrepparttar 139326 product or service youíre selling. Teach people how to do something, or give them practical tips. Predictions work well, too. The list of possibilities is almost endless.

There are numerous article directories out there, and they will be happy to add your article to their online directories.

Where people like yourself look for good content to reprint on their web sites or in their newsletters. So your article gets read andrepparttar 139327 readers learn about you, your business, your web site, your product.

But that's not all.

It gets distributed and reprinted over and over again, constantly reaching new readers! Without any effort from your part, besides submitting your article to a few directories!

The positive effects could last for literally years.

People who enjoyed reading your article and found your information useful, will be tempted to (re-)visit your web site. And tell their friends and business relations about it.

Wise Ways To Build Your Email List

Written by Ronald Gibson


Copyright 2005 Ronald Gibson

Just about every successful Internet Marketer will tell you that, "The money is inrepparttar list". But, how do you go about building a good-sized email list? Here are several wise ways that you can use to start building your own large list of email addresses.

Wise Way #1 - OFFER A FREEBIE

You have to give in order to get. If you want people tooffer up their email address, you`re going to have to offer up an incentive. Nothing works better than something that`s complimentary (you spell that f-r-e-e). You can give away no-cost reports, books, software, or even sample pages of a book.

Wise Way #2 - USE POP-UPS

Pop-ups are one ofrepparttar 139323 most common methods you can use to capture email addresses and build your email list quickly and with ease. Simply construct a web page containing code for a form and setrepparttar 139324 page to open (pop up) when visitors enter or exit your site.

Make surerepparttar 139325 pop-up offer is something that`s valuable enough to motivate visitors to take time to give you their contact information. Your offer can be a complimentary report, download, or ebook that arrives instantly through your autoresponder to their email inbox when they give you their email.

Be cautious when using pop-ups. Most computer users consider them to be annoying. Multiple pop-ups on a site can really turn off a potential customer, so limit yourself to one pop-up per site.

Wise Way #3 - USE POSTCARDS

If you have a mailing list that contains snail mail (street) addresses, convert it into an email list by sending out a postcard and inviting people to visit your website to receive a gift of some kind -- a report, a discount coupon, etc. Visitors don`t have to pay in order to receive their gifts, they simply need to enter an email address.

A Word torepparttar 139326 Wise fromrepparttar 139327 U.S. Post Office: Postage is much less expensive for a postcard than a standard-size letter. (Not only are they economical, postcards are more likely to get your message across sincerepparttar 139328 consumer doesn`t have to open an envelope.)

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