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Web Site Promotions: 10 Proven Secrets To Increase Your Online Sales Like Magic

1. Increase the number of visitors that revisit your web site by publishing a free course right on your site. Just release a new lesson once a week or once a month.

2. Make sure your graphics load correctly. Broken graphics or the x box will make your business look very unprofessional.

3. Avoid using scrolling marquees on your web site. They take the attention away from your ad copy and make your web page load much slower. Those were great in the 90′s, but obsolete today.

4. Make your web site writing exciting to read. You can use emotional words, descriptive wording, highlight keywords with color, etc.

5. You must allow your visitors to sign up for your services. When your visitors give you offline contact information, if you have the funds, send direct mail when possible.

6. Guest books are old. Take them off of your site. Use forms instead. The shorter the form, the better off you are. Allow them to add comments.

7. Submit your url to Google. To find it, just go to Google and type in ADD URL. This will bring you to the right page.

8. Our hosting is $50.00 a year. Structure your price over a period of time to make it sound less. Offer a payment plan or show the per day price. For example, “Only 14 cents per day!”

9. If you have a tangible product, make sure you include pictures, functions, and the benefits of the product. There are millions of websites out there. Keep there attention.

10. Update the content on your web site regularly. You’ll want to add new content and update the old content. If your content is obsolete, remove it.

How to Market an Online Home Based Business

If you have found the online opportunity that you have been looking for then the following should of great assistance to you in helping you to get started. If you are still looking for that opportunity, then I would suggest that you follow the URL provided to see an excellent online home based business opportunity.Online home based businesses have to know what type of marketing they will be concentrating upon if they wish to be at all successful. There are about 7 main types of online marketing but in this article I will only be concentrating on two, Natural Search and Paid Search. The others, Email opt in; Content, Comparison and Blogs will be the topics of future articles.Natural Search
This is where your site is featured prominently within Google’s search page under the free links (as opposed to those the advertiser has to pay for). This is also known as the ‘organic’ links in that they are a natural part of the web, having been displayed in Google because the Google (or any Search Engine) ‘bots’ have trawled the net and found your link because it was displayed or utilised elsewhere. This article itself is a part of a natural search strategy in that if it gets published, then it will eventually be picked up by the search engine bots and be ranked. Thus, in this case, the title contains the key words and they are also sprinkled around the article to ensure greater effectiveness.The more times you therefore place your name out on the net either by articles or blogs etc about your online home based business, the greater will be your eventual ranking. And remember that ranking is the key to this whole enterprise. The rule is: The greater the ranking the more prominent will be your pages, thus more people will see you and hopefully visit your home based business resulting in sales.The most important aspect of this is that Google especially requires that the you provide valuable content to those searching. It is all well and good to have presence on the web but if it doesn’t satisfy that criterion then you are wasting your time.Advantages of the Natural (Organic) Search method.· Low cost· Great for those who like writing· It is an excellent way to start building a foundation for your online business. The greater exposure you give yourself via this method, the greater the long term advantages.· It provides a method that will provide you with a long term income.Disadvantages· You will need to know some HTML as your landing pages may have to be altered to satisfy the campaign you have devised for your online business opportunity.· You need to enjoy writing and to be good at it.· You need to know the subject about which you are writing.· It is time expensive in that unlike an advertisement, you have to spend time preparing, writing and editing.· As it is a long time business building exercise, you will not receive an immediate cash flow.Paid Search
Paid search for your online business refers explicitly to advertising you have paid for. You create an account with Google, Yahoo (or Bing when it arrives), set up an advertising strategy and place your ads. All you need for this is a credit card.Advantages of the Paid Search method· It doesn’t take a lot of your time in the actual making of the advertisement.· You don’t have to build a list as you do with email opt in.· It’s great if you like working with figures and statistics as Google for one gives you heaps of stats whenever you request them about each ad in the form of a comma separated file.· It’s easy to begin.Disadvantages of the Paid Search method· The cost can be prohibitive, especially in high volume markets such as work at home, finance and health.· You will have to do a lot of research into keywords and I would suggest learning how to do this from the experts· You will have to set up some form of tracking of the ads themselves either via a spreadsheet or a database. I for one have created my own Access database where I import the spreadsheet from Google and have the data available for detailed searching and analysis from there.· You will have to create your own landing page (knowledge of HTML) so that you don’t ‘Direct Link’ to the merchant’s site. Direct Linking is hard to do as Google places restrictions on the number of direct links to a merchant it will allow. This therefore makes direct linking hard to utilise and thus hard to make a profit from.· And from the last point, you will have to beware of the ‘Google Slap’ and plan accordingly.Therefore, to utilise your online home based business opportunity you must know how to market it. Personally I utilise both these methods and others as I believe (and have personally demonstrated) that these are among the best ways of creating a ‘presence’ on the net for your business success. I hope that this small précis of two of the methods has been of assistance to you.

3 Fundamentals When Starting a Home Based Business Online

For a family with children today it is either the mother or father that works a nine to five job. Even couples who don’t have kids yet it is virtually impossible for both partners to go out to work, with the costs of hiring and organizing day care for the children, the running costs of a home and a second car all add up when it gets to the end of the month. We need some other way of increasing our home income.One solution can be to start a home based business online. In this article we discuss 3 fundamental principles or pillars for a successful home business. This is a formula of how to set up the basics when thinking of starting your own online business.Fundamental No1: A low cost method to start up your business is very important.A low cost method is a must when starting your home based business. We all have strict budgets to keep to, both individuals and families cannot afford to stretch themselves to far these days. If the initial starting costs build up then it is logical that the time taken to see any profits is going to be longer, therefore defeating the object of all our original plans which were to save time and money.Fundamental No2: It must be easy to set up and run.A home business which has been properly founded with a correct systems in place will save you a great deal of time. With these systems in place it will guarantee the profitability of the online home based business thus giving the owners the confidence and inspiration to carry through the project. Many home businesses who do not see success in way of profits straight away give up very quickly!. – We must guard against this.These first two fundamental principles have to be in place before the third fundamental pillar can begin to work.Fundamental No3: The return on investment (ROI) should be achieved quickly.What sort of time-span can one expect a return on their investment?A lot will depend on the type of home business you set up but we are thinking in terms of weeks instead of months for home based businesses. You may find this hard to believe but there are home business startups that have made a profit within hours of setting up an affiliate marketing and sales business.To increase your chances of making a profit quicker for your home business you should at least have some experience and interest in the business you are going into. This will help you a lot when it comes to the learning process and the time it takes for your business to get set up.