Most newbie internet marketing entrepreneurs who have recently started or thinking about becoming an affiliate marketer have no clue on what to do after they have found a product. Let us say you searched the internet and found a merchant and a product. It has great potential and the commission is lucrative and all that. You signed up and a website is ready. Then what?
The experts will tell you to “market your product”, “create traffic to your web site”. You have to really know what they meant. What are you actually to do to drive traffic? If somebody tells you next time that “you have drive traffic”, ask them to explain how to do it.
Meanwhile let me explain to you something:
Please don’t make the mistake of spending big dollars to create traffic. At least not yet at the beginning when you don’t have that much money to play with. Look for inexpensive methods you can choose to accomplish traffic.
If you are comfortable with sending emails to your closest friends and family members, do that and ask them to take a look at your site. This is not to suggest spamming. Spamming is cruel and illegal. Make sure to send the emails only to your fiends you think will not mind getting emails from you. You can create a signature to all your emails that contain your website’s URL. Let the recipients check it out, if they want.
You will start finding lots of friends when you start surfing on the net. Yahoo groups, chat rooms, forums, etc. are good ways to meet people. Many sites, for example Goggle, Yahoo or ICQ will allow you to create a profile including your favorite websites, and contact information like email address. Internet marketing experts suggest to actively involve in chat rooms and forums in order to make friends. This in turn can develop to new relationships and opportunities. You never know, may end up with emails and website exchanges.
Hire a teenager to stuff and mail out printed fliers. Carry with you printed ad materials like fliers, business cards, etc. to everywhere you go. Leave a business card or flier in
in restaurants, and other places where people come and go. Distribute printed advertising materials.
Write articles with lot of good information and contents. Post your articles on free articles publishers and ad directories.
With minimum effort and imagination you can bring out the Author inside you. You can write an article easily. Spend thirty minutes or so to think about and then come with the subject to write in relation to your product, and jot down five sub topics to write about. Then start writing. Force yourself to write your first sentence. And then finish writing your article within an hour or so. Don’t spend on it too much time. Remember your are writing an article, not a book. After you are done with your first article, you will gain confidence and feel more comfortable. Now submit your articles to article publishers. You can find those publishers on the internet. Articles will build trust and within no time will brand your name and drive traffic to your website free of cost. Submit your articles to individual webmasters and editors as well as article directories.
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