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Best Strategies for Internet Marketing

This is a guest post by Priyanka Arora.

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Internet marketing doesn’t need any introduction. The use of Internet technology has revolutionized the way we conduct businesses. Business models have shifted from brick and mortar setups to online models where a complete business is run from websites. Marketing has changed too. From hanging hoarding and banners to selling products online. These days we come across expert internet marketers willing to sell business products in lieu for a commission or a fee. Whether you are a business owner or an internet marketer, you should be aware of time proven internet marketing strategies. The strategies are given below.

(1) Sell Product with Freebies

Internet marketers swear by this method. In this, you sell a product and to make it attractive, the marketer offer freebies such as free domain name, free eBooks, free webinars and others. It helps to get more buyers. The best thing is that you do not need to create the freebies yourself. Scour online for useful eBooks available for free and offer it to your subscribers. Or, do a joint venture with another marketer to conduct a webinar. Lastly, spend $10 to get good domains, conduct a product giveaway and gift winner the domain name as well.

(2) Email Marketing

Email marketing is considered to be one of the best ways to make money online. It is believed that “money is in the list” and internet marketers spend months to make this list. Some popular ways to build email marketing lists is to offer a free eBook or content locking. Once the list is substantial, marketers send promotional emails to generate sales. Another way is to take advantage of solo ads. Here, the internet marketer asks someone else with a huge list to promote a product and in return, negotiate a mutually beneficial financial arrangement.

(3) Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

In basic terms, SEO is a way to rank higher on search engines, primarily the Google search engine. There are both white-hat and black-hat techniques to do SEO, but genuine internet marketers will follow the first option. There is also on-page and off-page SEO to customize a website and bring more visitors.

(4) Use Classified Websites

Classified websites are a free and ever useful way to do internet marketing. Assuming you want to sell some product or service, you can Google for a list of free classified websites, create your ad and send it out to the free ad classifieds. There is software like Ad Blaster which can automate the process but its best to do it manually, especially in high authority classified.

(5) Social Media Promotion

The Internet audience descends on social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Evidently, it has become a popular source for internet marketing too. Marketers talk about products and services on social media and generate sales. Some examples would be customized Facebook pages often used for product promotion. You can download freebies by giving a “Like” or use the Heyo.com tool to create a custom sales portal on the Facebook page!

(6) Affiliate Marketing

I consider affiliate marketing to be an off-shoot of internet marketing. Here, you affiliate yourself with one or more manufacturer and work towards generating sales for the manufacturers. In return for generating sales, the manufacturer gives you a share per sale. Concept is easy, but implementing it is tough.

(7) Blogging

Blogging is perhaps the most excessively used method of internet marketing. Thousands of blogs go live daily but only few survive to create a passive income out of the blog. Blogging gives good ROI if done the right way but there is no map to show you the “right way”. The “right way” to blog and market products comes with series of testing and experimentation.

There are more methods for internet marketing but if you are just starting out or have a little experience, consider using the six methods I have listed above. Research more on them online and start with a few. Be completely honest in your efforts. These methods are recommended because they work.

Author Bio

Priyanka Arora is a professional blogger and an internet marketing strategist. She is helping online marketers to generate popularity and sales through free online classifieds. She is currently working with wohho.com – a free classified site in India where you can search and post free classifieds ads for real estate, marketing, business promotion etc.



18 responses to “Best Strategies for Internet Marketing”

  1. zen says:

    It is really too funny to watch and read out your blog.

  2. Hi Priyanka,

    Blogging is my favorite way to spread the word about my opportunity. You can use many other methods like creating podcasts, shooting videos, writing reviews and setting up contests through blogging. Super tips.

    Treat internet marketing like going to school. Check out the above post. Take notes. Study the notes. Apply what you learned, moving into action on your new found knowledge.

    Few treat internet marketing like going to school, or learning a new skill, which is why few make money online. Put in the legwork. Rock it out.

    You will lap the masses if you actually study this stuff. Like above, I read about using your Facebook Page to spread the word about your venture. I will hop on Facebook now to send an update out through my page. Seize an idea and run with it.

    Thanks buddy,

    Ryan

    • Priyanka says:

      Very true Ryan. i agree with you and I like the tips that u have mentioned especially the line- Treat internet marketing like going to school. As every day is a new learning in internet marketing.

      Even I read many posts daily and write down some important points that I can use in future.

    • Kimsea says:

      Me too, I love blogging because I learnt a lot about it. We are student on internet marketing. Never skip learning. Thanks you both..

  3. Lisa says:

    Blogging and social media are my favs Priyanks. I had used some classified sites in the past but not with a lot of luck. Something I may check out again, thanks for sharing this tips.

  4. Priyanka says:

    Hey Lisa… See classifieds can be beneficial only if you have used them properly. I will suggest you to read more about classifieds and then use it for your website or blog.

  5. Strategies should be planned accordingly to gain success on internet marketing. Internet marketing needs lots of patience to achieve good results to your products.

  6. Priyanka says:

    Yes Alex, one should have to be very patient to gain success in internet marketing. As in internet marketing you won’t get the result instantly.

  7. Abhishek says:

    These are indeed the best strategies for Internet marketing. SEO, blogging and social media are my pick. A blend of one or more strategies can work best. Thanks for this informative share, Priyanka.

  8. Jens,
    It’s been a while since I visit your blog. Sorry..heldup with busy schedules.

    Great article and informative post. I would say, Blogging and affiliate marketing are the best gateway to start up and interact direct with customers.

    Thanks to social media which opens many invisible choices to communicate with everyone and the results are absolutely phenomenal.

    If one could plan their business mission exactly, reach success is not too far with the help of today’s technology and social media presence. Future of Social media will take several forms to reach out customers and going to be still more flexible than now. Way to go..

    Thanks for sharing the nice post. 🙂

  9. maksan says:

    Interesting news . It would be great if you can provide more details about it. Thanks you

  10. Aayna says:

    Internet marketing is all about using a blend of things to serve the purpose. SEO, email marketing and blogging are surely some of the best things one can do for internet marketing. One thing which must be maintained in any of the strategy is the factor of creativity and disseminating the right information. Thanks for the share.

  11. Akshay says:

    Social Media Optimization plays an important role in the Improvement of Internet Marketting. Specially when we are targeting specific area. By the way enjoyed your Article.

  12. Fatima says:

    Selling product with freebies, SEO, Social Media Promotion and blogging have always worked for me as I handled internet marketing projects for employers. All these strategies are of equal importance. Thanks for the share.

  13. Felix says:

    I tried the free classified websites and it really helped my rankings a lot.

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