So, you have a new site. Or maybe an existing site that you want more traffic, specifically targeted traffic? This is the most common problem facing webmasters. There is a huge sea of information and websites out there. How do you get surfers to choose your site? And how do you get the websurfers that you are going to profit from? According to Wikipedia: "Internet marketing is the use of the Internet to advertise and sell goods and services.
Internet Marketing includes pay per click advertising, banner ads, e-mail marketing, search engine marketing (including search engine optimization), blog marketing, and article marketing." There are many forms of internet marketing actively in use. If you're on a budget, or have no budget at all, pay per click advertising is out, as well as banner ads. E-mail marketing can be a tricky proposition as they can be very easily interpreted as spam and never reach their intended recipient.
Blog marketing is out its way out and is not worth even wasting time on. This leaves article marketing as an easy, cheap way to get you and yourself known. Article marketing is one the most-used and most-effective means of internet marketing today.
You actually get more than one benefit from writing articles and distributing them. By writing articles, you mark yourself as an expert, you get high-quality backlinks to your website, and you get highly targeted traffic to your website when people follow the link in the resource box. EXPERT You mark yourself as an expert when you write articles.
You are giving out free information of use to readers. Readers in general will find all of the articles you have written and come to see you as an expert due to your vast knowledge in your topic. BACKLINKS You get high-quality backlinks to your website from the resource box of wherever your articles are on the internet. Search engines will see this and you are getting great on-topic backlinks that are now and will always be great for your link popularity. HIGHLY-TARGETED TRAFFIC The readers that are reading your articles are already interested in the topic and are trying to find out even more information. This means you have a highly-targeted audience right from the beginning and it is likely many readers will follow the link to your website to find out more.
Writing articles is one of the best ways to market your website there is. You get to share information with your potential visitors, and in the process get great backlinks which are always a huge part of increase your position in the search engines. You can in fact write your own success story, literally. The price . FREE.
Tony Kristovich is the owner of http://www.EZLinkSystem.com, a link exchange website where you can register for free to exchange links with other webmasters like you.