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Internet Marketing Is Easy As 1-2-3

Updated on October 31, 2013

Enjoy The Best Workplace With Internet Marketing!

There's no place like  home & as a successful internet marketer, you'll almost never have to leave!
There's no place like home & as a successful internet marketer, you'll almost never have to leave! | Source

...and it doesn't take that long!

Just follow these simple steps for successful internet marketing!

If you are new to internet marketing, you may be completely confused by the many and varied skills and requirements needed to produce positive results. Do you know how to build a website? What do you know about social media marketing, search engine optimization and video production? All of these are things that you will need some familiarity with to do well at internet marketing. Fortunately, none of these things are really hard, and you can easily master them with just a bit of application and diligence.

#1. First of all, don’t worry about building a website! Look for a good, free website builder and follow the instructions. If you feel daunted by this, hire a webmaster. Building a website is really not difficult at all. Once you have your website in place, you need to know who your target audience actually is. Internet marketing is just like any other marketing in that way. It’s all about people, and you need to know which people will be most likely to be interested in what you have to say and offer.

#2. Do some demographics research. You will want to think about what kinds of associated services and products people who are interested in your product or service might seek out. When you have figured this out, you can go to those venues - social networks, websites and actual physical venues as well - and become a part of the action. Make a name for yourself and gracefully introduce the notion of your product or service. This is casting your broad net. When you begin catching truly interested prospects, you will narrow your focus on your own website to hold their interest.

#3. On your own website, you will want to employ search engine optimization (SEO). When you follow SEO strategy, you can boost your website to the top of the search engines. Then people who are specifically looking for what you have to offer will see your website first when they begin to look. For SEO, you will want to provide interesting and valuable content on your website that has just the right amount and use of specific keywords. Keywords are the words that the majority of people seeking what you have to offer use when they are searching the internet. There are good, free keyword tools online to help you identify the words you want to use. If you are not good at writing content yourself, seek a content writing service to hire good writers to provide your site with excellent content.

#4. One thing you will want to include on your website is an opt-in list. Give your visitors the opportunity to sign up for updates from you. By doing this, you will build up a good, solid mailing list of people who are really interested in what you have to offer. Once or twice a week, you can send them a friendly, informational newsletter with a good offer. This will not only keep them visiting your website, it also has the potential of recruiting new prospects. If your offers and information are good, your opt-in customers will forward your e-mails to their friends! That’s e-mail marketing - plain and simple - and it’s a big component of internet marketing.

#5. Get Social! As your website success grows and your business begins to thrive, remember to continue as a presence in social networking. You will make more and more friends and generate more and more prospects by remaining active on FaceBook, Twitter and other popular social websites. Branch out into video production if it is appropriate to your internet marketing plan, and share your videos both on your website and in social networking venues. Just like website building, this is very simple to do by locating a good online video service and simply following instructions.

#6. Keep It Simple!

The main thing you need to look out for when learning internet marketing is over-complication by internet marketing gurus. They want to make it seem as if it is much more difficult than it is because, if you believe it is very, very hard to learn, you will be more likely to buy their product. The truth is, you probably don’t need to buy a product at all. Simply find good, free online services and follow this set of tried-and-true, step-by-step procedures in internet marketing strategy to connect with a broad audience initially and a more targeted audience subsequently, and you will soon be maximizing your revenues with the best of internet marketers.



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    • SallyTX profile image

      Sally Branche 3 years ago from Only In Texas!

      Well thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it, and I hope it was helpful to you! ;D

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      Amit197508 3 years ago

      Very useful and interesting hub.... I liked it very much!!

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      Sally Branche 3 years ago from Only In Texas!

      I know! It's very challenging! I'd think that since you live in India, writing about your personal experiences and taking photos of the area where you live would attract a lot of attention. There are lots of commercial guides to visiting India, but it would be great to know what it's really like there. Also, I've been very interested in the use of various alternative energy sources in India. I'd like to know more about that!

      Thanks for reading and commenting! ;D

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      sweetie1 3 years ago from India

      Sally very useful tips. I wish i knew how to improve my page views on hubpages as no matter how much I try, I still hardly get any page views.

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      Sally Branche 4 years ago from Only In Texas!

      Thanks for the comment and the vote! Yep, it's very important to imagine your ideal customer if you want to make good sales!

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      jtrader 4 years ago

      You're right about the demographics research. Sometimes people choose a great product because they like it but they don't define their market or do any research. Voted up and useful Sally!

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      Angela Brummer 5 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      This is great information I like that you mentioned not to make it complicated! I will share this on pin, tweet and g+.