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Drive Traffic Or Die

Jan 7, 2008
Want your internet marketing business to thrive? Have you mastered the basic marketing principles it takes to make sure you get customers to your website?

There are more websites on the Internet than you can count. What are you going to do to make sure that your website get the visibility and exposure it needs to survive and thrive? It doesn't matter how great your website is, if no one ever sees it, it might as well not exist.

What Does It Mean To Drive Traffic?

To drive traffic means simply this, get as many people as you can to your website.

What Can You Do To Make Sure That You Get Online Traffic?

There are a number of ways to get people to your internet store or business. Here are just a few:

1. Pay-per-click advertising: You pay every time someone clicks on your ad.

2. Article marketing: You provide free information by way of an article at no obligation to your prospective customer.

3. Offline advertising: People advertising online often forget to, or discount the significance of doing some type of offline advertising or marketing. You need to make sure that the more exposure you can give to your online business wherever you go, the more potential profit you make. The goal of your offline efforts should be to reinforce your online marketing message AND to potentially entice people to visit your website.

Why build a website and keep it a secret? Don't confuse the Internet with magic. The Internet was created and is maintained by scientists. No need to be one

If you are already into Internet Marketing or want to someday be, I strongly suggest that you study marketing, in general. Marketing is the key to your success. The methods and mediums of marketing online and offline may be different, but the principles are the same. Master the principles of marketing and you will understand how to use the methods and mediums.

you act like more of a chauffeur or shuttle bus. You pick your prospective customers up at designated "stops" and take them to your place of business.

A successful marketing plan will encompass several methods and tools. Whatever your plan, and you must have a plan, remember that if you master basic marketing principles, you will have no problem using those principles to drive traffic to your website.
About the Author
Michele F. Richardson is a Small Business Consultant who specializes in devising offline and online marketing strategies. Need more visitors to your site? Learn proven methods to drive traffic now.
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