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Driving Traffic to Your New Web Store

Dec 30, 2007
Driving traffic to your new web store is an important feature to success for your new small home business. Starting a web store is made virtually easy on the internet with so many companies offering affiliations and free web stores to promote their specific products. In order to drive traffic to your new store, it is important to have a good product or set of products. One of the fastest growing industries is the wellness industry. When you set up your new web store, make certain that it is wellness industry based.

One trick to drive traffic to your web store is through your email signature. Your email signature is a powerful tool. Friends and family naturally forward humor and other helpful links to their friends and co-workers. These in turn, forward it to a few people that they know. It snowballs into one email being sent to virtually hundreds of people in a very quick amount of time. All you had to do was send the original non-spam email. Go through your email host and account to find the selection for email signature. On the signature put a friendly little note and click here link that goes directly to new web store. You will be amazed at how many people will now know that you're on the internet and visit your site.

Post flyers in your community. You can post simple flyers that have your new web store address and cute message on it. Many people will visit out of curiosity. Just check with local business owners before putting flyers on others autos. You don't want to make anyone mad with your advertising. You can also check with store owners, community centers, libraries, colleges and even religious facilities about posting a small flyer about your store. Many will not mind a bit and you can often do this for free.

Have a bumper sticker made with your web store information. Put this on the back of your car bumper. Ask friends and families if you can have one made for their cars as well. If people are worried about glue or permanence, you can have customized magnetic bumper stickers made that are temporary. This will keep cars from having permanent stickers or getting glue damage to make it more likely that others will be willing to have one placed on their car. Cars are a terrific way to advertise your web store to others. Many people will memorize or write down the web address to visit out of curiosity. Once you have the traffic there, your products will virtually sell themselves.

Join a manual surf program. These programs give you traffic credits based on the number of sites that you manually surf. There are many times that people are reading the pages that they are surfing. The next thing you know, they've seen your new web store several times and end up visiting again out of curiosity or because they have an interest in your wellness products. For either reason, you are driving traffic to your site that is real people that naturally want to know what it is that your new web store has to offer.
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Zach Thompson is a 23 year-old network marketer & marketing consultant. Why Residual Income?
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