Thursday, September 14, 2006
From Overture, a keyword suggestion tool, you will see the millions of searches done to a certain keyword. When these keywords are typed on search boxes of search engines, indexed websites containing articles with those keywords will be displayed. And this is what leads traffic to websites with keyword-rich articles. Yes, the magic word is articles. Content is king. You can say that again. That is why writing articles is one of the most utilized Internet marketing media today. Internet surfers just can't get enough of information on various fields. Providing information through these articles is a surefire way to drive hot traffic to your web site.
Why is this so? Here are the benefits that writing articles can give your Internet business.
1. It's absolutely free.
Too good to be true? Not. Okay, you have to pay for your Internet Service Provider. That's it. All you need is your thoughts, your computer, and your hands. If you have those, nothing will stop you from typing words that will make you complete that article for your website. On which aspect of that process did you really shell out any cent? Maybe later when your electric bills come.
2. Your website will be noticed in a short period of time.
Submit that article of yours to article directories that get the most web traffic and in no time your web site will be crawled. That is if you don't forget including your resource box or byline.
3. Obtain back links automatically.
When you submit your articles to directories, surely, other websites will make use of your article too. With the copyright terms of your articles, the URL of your website will still be in tact and will subsequently direct more traffic to your website.
4. Improve your reputation.
As an Internet marketer, if you plainly display your products on your website, you will not gain much conversion rate. Conversion is when your traffic converts to sales. You have to show that you are knowledgeable on your field. And what better way to show that than by writing articles that will allow you some bragging rights, right?.
Just make your creative juices flow and jot down or key in those ideas quickly to jumpstart your article writing momentum. With those benefits listed above, a writer's block is the last problem you will ever be able to surmount.
I honestly believe some of it stems from laziness. We think this online stuff should be easy... So we search in vain for the easy formula. Until that day we realize the formula is never easy and that we already know how to be a success online.
I've seen people who have spent 1000s of dollars looking for the magic formula. But they never find it. Why? Because there isn't one. Or when one emerges it doesn't last long; the market becomes saturated with people running after the opportunity and overnight the opportunity loses it's power.
That why I think it is so important to hang out in forums, read all the free stuff out there and then choose a path that is suited to YOU. After you've decided what path is best, then maybe buy a few eBooks related to that path... But commit to it and don't be distracted because you see everyone else running to the New Big Thing.
Everyone's going to be selling you something. All of them will convince you it's the next best thing, but they are just SELLING something.
I'm not saying don't buy anything. I am saying focus on a specific area and get to work. Don't get bogged down by purchasing every new thing that comes along... This will never stop. There will always be new products to google over...
You need to know when to stop. It's a bit of an addiction, but admitting you have a problem is the first step:)
So take a look at what you have. Take a look at yourself and make a decision to start acting. Start putting your money into your business instead of info products.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
How to Enter a Forum... That sounds silly doesn't it? Why would I have to learn how to enter a forum? I just sign up and post right?.
It would seem on the surface to be that easy, but I see a lot of people have a real hard time... Over time forums create a very tight community. Everyone learns the rules and looks out for each other.
That's the first thing... Read the rules. Different forums approach how you display links differently or even what you can talk about.
The other thing is don't come in gang busters!! Don't try to prove yourself and get to excited about showing everyone your knowledge etc.
Get to know the community first. Hang out for a while. Introduce yourself politely... Usually there is a separate area set aside for intros... And then start browsing. Get to know the other posters... Remember a lot of these people have known each other for a while. They may even be doing business behind the scenes.
Once you have a feel for it, start helping out. Helping out... If you have any knowledge to contribute, provide it... Help people with things you know about.
Learn... Read... Learn... Read some more... Ask questions... Then let it rip if you want to.
The bottom line is very few people can go crazy right off the bat... There is an exception here or there, but usually the community wants to see you contribute for a while before you get bold. They need to get to know you.
Definitely don't provide a sales pitch in your first post... You will getting flaming posts and anger the community. Everyone will see it as spam. It's just like building any relationship. Easy at first until you get to know each other. Forums are powerful things. Don't abuse that power. And don't ruin your reputation...
For Your Reference:
All in One Online Biz Forum
eZines have become very popular and if it's a decent size list, niched, relevant to your product, why wouldn't you be successful at it? You have more control. You know what your audience will be.
Ezines are especially a good thing if you can write an article for an eZine. You establish your expertise and create interest within the article and have a link to your site or product... I like the sites that send out their eZines and post your article on their site (with a link back to your website)... best of both worlds. WebProNew.com does this.
Like anything there is going to be a lot of factors involved... Volume, Quality of the content, how qualified the list is (hopefully an opt in crowd)... not everyone will produce. It's text, it's relevant and targeting a group of people who have interest in what you're doing.
There are places like FreeZineWeb , SwapEzineAds and e-zine articles where you can track down an eZine related to your product and contact the publisher.
You know you can certainly pay to advertise in eZines, but I personally love FREE advertising. And doing a Joint Venture with someone that has something like an eZine is a perfect way to do it.
You can create an eBook or Report targeted to an eZines readers, To give away!. There are a lot of eZine publishers that would love to do that. Why wouldn't they want to give their subscribers something free. It's a great reflection on themselves.
That's how a lot of people build their e-mail lists. They swap advertising or put together mutually beneficial deals.
There's very little investment... just a little effort.
Here's a good article I found about Joint Ventures that somes it up nicely...
50 Benefits of Joint Venture Marketing...
(Article Source: http://ezinearticles.com)
I just know from my research it's a great method used by many. I wish I had more time to pursue it... I can't do everything.
It's not necessarily limited to any particular product. If there is an eZine related to your product or website, there should be no reason you couldn't get traffic.
Press Release's are An Outstanding Tool To Market Your Products, Service's & Website.
Do you have a new product your launching?
Do you have a new service you
are rolling out?
Is it a new website?
Whatever it is, let the public know!.
Here is the reference for Press Releases.
Press Release Information and Directory
Monday, September 11, 2006
Basic To Build A Successful Online Biz!
Now here's an interesting article. There are so many people obsessed with Opimizing their sites they forget one fundemental thing. That you have to have a site with quality content in order to get visitors to come back...
A lot of webmasters spend so much time searching for recipricol links or any links that their site actually could suffer.
The crazy thing is, if we spent more time providing quality content, that would actually in the end result in the making the Search Engines happy...
I'm wouldn't say that SEO is not important. In fact I practice it daily. But this article is a good reminder that there is more to what we do than optimizing... We can not get so caught up in some of the strategies that our website suffers...
You can have all the traffic on the internet, but if you don't have a good, solid content site, the traffic will mean little.
Build a Successful Online Business – Without Optimising Content!
Article Source: site-reference.com
I hope you enjoy.
Saturday, September 02, 2006
Blogging is a concept that started in late 90s. It used to be a way to comment an existing webpage, an opportunity for visitors and readers to react or voice out one’s opinion on the said page. What started as a single-sentence commentary has evolved into pages of personal take on just about anything and everything under the sun. As it continues to move forward, online advertising has tapped into the blog’s potential. Here are 5 reasons why you should use blogging as an Internet marketing tool.
1.Blogging is simple. The simplest way to get your piece on the net is through blogging. No skills are necessary… an average adult can read and type, or at least click a mouse. It’s like having a virtual piece of paper and you just write your ideas, experiences, new products, and hope that the truth behind your articles comes out and entice your reader to also try your product. If you have a PC and an Internet connection (who doesn’t?) then you can blog and advertise.
2. Blogging is authentic. In this day and age where advertising saturate our lives, we question the credibility of promoters’ claims. However, in blogs, real people share their real-life experiences, unscathed by paid advertising. Reading blogs about first-hand product use is like talking to people about their first-hand experience. You definitely want to buy a tried and tested product.
3. Blogging is free. Because blogging is yet to be proven as a mainstream online advertising media, most sites see it as something to augment current marketing tools and thus offer it for free. Any opportunity for free webtime is definitely a bonus especially to businesses that are starting up. Needless to say, paid blog pages can generate more income for your seriously growing business.
4. Blogging builds credibility. As you get more and more into writing your experiences on a particular product or industry, your readers come to realize that they can depend on your posts for their own information needs. As such, you become an expert on it; as a consequence, more readers visit your site and more bloggers link to your blogs. As companies and professional organizations notice the growth of your readership base, they may soon get in touch with you for advertising on your blog page, or make you an affiliate, which pays for every referral generated from your blog site.
5. Blogging builds your market. Unless you are a Hollywood star, chances are, only your Mom reads your posts. Mom has a lot of friends, so she lets her friends know how interesting your blog site is. But you need not depend on Mom to increase your readership base. Look into the following ways to build your market through blogging:
-By using your e-mail. Today, blogging is overcoming the e-mail’s popularity in quickly and effectively reaching and expanding a market. In this age of speed and quick access, logging in and downloading e-mail is simply taking longer than clicking into a blog site. Let them explore your site by using a short e-mail message as teaser to your blog site. If your e-mail is on an entirely different subject, use your e-mail signature to give a link to the site.
-By using subscription. An easy way to get your readers e-mail is to give them an opportunity to subscribe to your blogsite. Keep some exclusive information for your subscribers to entice readers to subscribe and give their e-mail address. Just be responsible in using their e-mail address, as the last thing you want is a comment on your blog that you are a spammer.
-By understanding your readers. Conduct a simple survey for your readers to understand their profile and advertising preferences. Ask consumers to give you feedback on a post, an ad link, or a trial that you shared. In this way, it is like interviewing your readers without the commitment and intrusion of a face-to-face interview.
-By joining a blog network –A network of blogs maybe a collection of blog sites that share the same industry, interest, readership base, payment mode, etc. Consumers find credibility and convenience in clicking one link to several real bloggers about a single subject. Clearly, more bloggers are better than one.
-By using RSS. RSS is the fastest growing technology on the Internet today. As such, having RSS feeds to your blog is definitely another means of generating awareness for your readership base. Having a variety of feeds can add interest to your blog site.
Give your business a boost by effectively using blogging as an Internet marketing tool.
About the AuthorManuel Garcia is a publisher and author of many online and offline businesses. He is willing to help people to start their own business venture.For more information, http://www.businesstips4u.com
Article Source: http://articles.simplysearch4it.com/article/32807.html
To make money from work at home opportunities, your most important asset is to be self discipline. For those who need external motivation and somebody to keep them on their toes, a more traditional work environment or a place where you feel like working may be a better idea. For self motivated people, who can rely on themselves to put in the necessary hours and stay focused despite distractions, working at home can certainly be a wonderful way to make a living and that too in comfort at your own place.
If you're already convinced with the working style of work at home opportunities, you'll be wondering that is the most suitable opportunity that can exist for me? There are a wide variety of possibilities, and the most attractive part is some of them requiring minimal skills and some requiring no skills at all. You can opt to filling in surveys, this pays better than you might expect, and there are claims that you can make up to $100 an hour doing it.
The key to success when looking for a work from home business solution comes with finding the right type of business for you. This involves doing something that you will enjoy and something that you are good at. If you enjoy what you are doing and already possess the skills to do the job, you are likely to put the time in that is needed to make it a successful business.
You might consider setting up online auctions. You need to be fairly Internet savvy for this, but it is fun and can be a lucrative market strategy or you might opt of something that might not require much of proficiency in internet. If you dream of starting up your own business, either on the Internet or otherwise, then finding a grant for your purposes could set you off to a great start.
Starting Your Own Business:
The global nature of the new economy is really leveling the playing field for those who want to break into business, as well as those who have a business background but who are ready to strike out on their own. For example, with modern technology, an importer of a product can quickly and profitably find an exporter of the needed product. Connecting buyers and sellers is that basic, and can result in profits all around; there has always been a wealth of opportunities, and now people can capitalize on them.
There are so many people in whom the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, and there are home based business opportunities that are perfect for showcasing this enthusiasm. The modern marketplace is changing, rapidly. Today's home based business opportunities allow people to contribute their energy and vision to the evolving commercial arena.
Email, fax and phone are the power tools of this new era of the successful home based business. These affordable and readily available tools are letting entrepreneurs work like the pro's. Franchising can mean big dollars and exciting work in the world of business, and today's work at home opportunities are opening doors for a lot of people!
With franchising, you can start your own home business from a platform of already-established knowledge and expertise. It's a good way to benefit from someone's else's experience and market research, and also to feel supported as you begin to work for yourself. More and more people are looking to work from home and be the boss, and importing and exporting offer a wealth of opportunities.
You can start your own home business in an exciting field; everyone needs goods, and commerce makes the world go around. Stepping into the flow of international commerce makes you a vital link in the world of business. Work from home opportunities abound in the area of wholesale merchandise, as more and more people are discovering.
Article Source: http://www.articledashboard.com
Leighton Alan is an accomplished expert and author for work at home opportunities. Leighton runs a number of highly successful online home based businesses. You can learn more about Leighton’s top work at home picks at best work at home business
Friday, September 01, 2006
1. Affiliate programs.
In an affiliate program, you mostly act as a middleman between your partner company and the buying public. You will be promoting the goods and services that your partner merchant company sells, and in return you will receive a percentage of the sales you generate. Alternatively, you can also advertise your partner merchant’s site, and will be paid according to the number of people who you can redirect.
2. Paid Surveys.
All companies who wish to stay competitive have to conduct market research. The internet allows these companies to conduct these surveys at a reduced cost. If you fit the demographic profile that is required for a particular survey, you may choose to participate and be compensated accordingly. While most paid surveys do not pay much, participating in a bunch of them is a good way to make some extra money.
3. E-mail processing.
You will be asked to perform a few tasks concerning an e-mail, or a group of e-mail messages. You will most likely be paid according to the number of e-mails you process. Another easy job that just about anyone can do.
4. Home Data Entry.
Home data entry is considered to be a great work-at-home opportunity, and it definitely deserves a spot in the top 10 home businesses. You will be doing mostly clerical work, inputting information that your clients will require. However, this sort of job usually pays well, provided that you can find a good employer.
This is a pretty straightforward job. People who do not have the time or the inclination to type their work may ask you to do it for them. Of course, you will receive a fee for completing such jobs. Considering that this job doesn’t require too much skill from the outset, it could be a great way to earn a little extra cash.
6. Medical Transcription.
In medical transcription, you will be asked to type out on paper what doctors have recorded on tape. This particular work-at-home opportunity requires a little bit of training. A basic knowledge of medical jargon is required.
7. Legal Transcription.
In legal transcription, you will be asked out to type on paper what lawyers have recorded on tape. Like medical transcription, this requires some training. An understanding of legal terms is often necessary.
8. Online Store.
If you have something to sell, you can set up an online store on your website.
9. Call Center Agent.
In the booming call center agency, there are many positions that are open to people who can speak English (or any of the major foreign languages) well. As long as you are willing to undergo some training and work at specified hours, you are most likely qualified to work in this growing industry.
10. Miscellaneous Freelance Work.
If you have a salable skill that commands a price outside, then it is probably a skill that you can sell online as well.
Article Source: http://www.articledashboard.com
About Patty Scheeler - I had been in the corporate business world for 29 years. I left that world to make money for my family. I haven't looked back!
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Warm Welcome To "Earn Money Ideas" blog.
The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will. -J. Arthur Thomson
As the blog name suggests, this blog will assist you To Earn the Money Online bymeans of providing Ideas/Tips, and publishing Quality/Top Rated/Meaningful/Motivative Articles for Your Reference. Each and Every Articles is hand picked by me for you. Even newbies can earn money by following this feed.
But the fact is, we have to put some Time and Effort To Earn Money. You know, nothing comes Freely and Easily in this world. There is no Get Rich Quick Scheme in reality. I hope it'll take around 1 year to thrive in Online Biz. If you are lucky, provided with Enough Experience, Enough Friends, Willing To Invest To market, then you may succeed even quickly in this field.
Will be updated regularly!. So book mark this blog and have a nice stay here. Any comments/feedbacks about the posts?, don't hesitate. Just spray your thoughts. Am always here to help you.
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