Posted on July 14, 2010
Many people are looking for proven ways to promote their Internet business for free. You may be one of them who do not feel you have a lot of money to spend on advertising your online business.
In this article I want to give you three guaranteed ways that you can build your Internet marketing business successfully and not invest a lot of money to do it.
Now I will admit that this is going to take time on your part. That is one thing about the Internet! What you lack in money you can make up for by investing time.
1. Posting in discussion forums is an excellent way to brand yourself as an expert in your particular niche and also build your business at the same time. People who like to socialize with other Internet marketers are those who do well with forum marketing.
That is really what discussion forums are. They are a form of social media just like videos, blogging, RSS feeds, and so on. By offering answers to questions, and helping people solve their problems, you will get traffic to your website.
You do this by creating a profile people find interesting, and by including a signature file on every post that you make. Your signature file is basically a classified ad you make about yourself, your products, and of course a link to your website.
2. You see a lot of Internet marketers doing article marketing and there is a reason for that. This is one form of free advertising that can help you build your Internet business.
The benefits of article marketing are many. You can increase your page rank, create search engine bait, drive traffic to your website, brand yourself as an expert on a specific topic, build your mailing list, and make more sales all from one article.
Writing a targeted article that solves a person's problem is the key thing to making article marketing work. At the bottom of your article you provide a simple resource box that directs a person what to do next.
You might be building your list by giving away a free report on your website or by directing them to a landing page.
3. You should go ahead and start a blog if you do not have one. Today people love blogs and so do search engines.
You must write targeted blog articles on a consistent basis so you can increase your traffic as well as rankings in the search engines. The key is to target relevant keywords in your blog articles.
Then be sure and bookmark them to the top social directories which can drive more traffic to your site as well as serve as search engine bait.
In summary this is three guaranteed ways to become a more successful Internet marketer. I would suggest starting with one and mastering it before moving on to the next if you are not doing any of these now.
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