Utilizing free articles is also one of the most valuable
free promotion methods to develop rich content and increase your websites targeted
traffic. Writing articles brand you as a trusted expert in your niche area of
writing and create quality content for your site that search engines love.
If you don't know where to start or simply don't want to do the writing yourself
you can always include other people's content rich articles on your web page.
This is completely legal assuming the articles are unedited and the author resource
box is intact unedited.
Some major article directories are:
writing your own articles, keep in mind that article directories do not accept
spam. Do not simply write about your own products or services, write about topics
that would be important and useful to a wide range of web users. Then include
affiliate or website links in your own resource box. This is a great way to build
your web sites credibility as well as increase quality content.
Similar to articles but also different, press
releases are a great way to build rich content and increase targeted web traffic
to your site. A press release is news about your business or website that is then
posted on popular online news sources. Create them similar to articles with rich
content and then submit them to some major press release directories, many of
which have a high traffic rank and thousands of daily and weekly visitors.
Some great press release resources you can use are:
5. Blog RSS Feeds
Creating content rich blogs is a great way to increase your websites traffic
and content. Utilizing RSS feeds is a great way to easily distribute your blogs
content to other web sources.
RSS is confusing to most web users who
don't really know what it is or how it is used. RSS is a form of coding that can
be added to any website or blog. What the coding does is update itself with relevant
content regularly. So if you have an RSS feed on your webpage of blog there will
be constant content updates with relevant information. Due to the self-updating
your web page receives increase search engine position and increased spider traffic.
When your blog is complete and you have updated the content several times,
be sure to "ping" the blog to some major sources. "Pinging" will increase your
traffic from web users and web spiders. The two most commonly used sites are:
Free Ebooks and Resources
By creating free ebooks and reports
and then offering them to your visitors, you create incentives for return visits
and increased traffic. Fill the eBooks with quality relevant information about
whatever topic you are writing about, but most importantly fill the eBooks with
your own affiliate links.
Even submit your ebooks and reports to some
major ebook directories for increased traffic and popularity.
the incentive to get your ebooks by making them viral. This means that other people
can input, or brand, their own affiliate and website links into your ebook and
then offer it to others themselves. This increases the traffic and users you have
to your eBook offer.
After you have implemented these rich content strategies
add other sources of income to your web pages. Utilize free incomes like Google
Adsense or the yahoo equivalent. These place relevant ads onto your site which
are constantly being updated, increasing the amount of search engine spiders you
receive, and they
are an additional source of income to you, even if small.7.
Drive Traffic, attract New Customers
advertising such as pay per clicks can be extremely effective in promoting your
website. However the costs can become too high for the type of traffic and amount
of sales you are generating. By focusing on creating quality content for your
website, and then promoting that content, you can continue to drive targeted traffic
to your site for free for a long time. The most powerful and profitable website
are those which turn up with high placement on natural, unpaid, search engine
8. Advanced Social Media Marketing
Strategies for Small Businesses
media marketing and the businesses that utilize it have become more sophisticated.
More small businesses are beginning to understand how to best leverage online
tools to build a community and recognize that engagement and interaction are the
foundations of social marketing, but most don't
know what's next. The definition
of an advanced social strategy is a technique that goes beyond the normal social
media presence. It introduces or reinforces a marketing message while pushing
to another profile or business site. Before moving forward with an
advanced strategy, it's important
that your business understands social marketing,
has experience engaging consumers, and that you possess a basic understanding
of online marketing.