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How to drive traffic to your website in a simple and organized system.
The increasing numbers of bloggers and visitors
Believe it or not, the numbers people venturing in internet marketing are increasing daily. A survey and research results showed that 50 000 of blogs are being set up daily. Imagine that. That is your answer if you are still sceptical in making money from the internet. From my point of view, most of the time people find it overwhelming to go through all the reading and the learning curve. If you are a well read internet marketer, it is inevitable to miss this famous golden rule. Money equals to traffic plus conversion. It as simple as that regardless from which internet marketing guru you subscribed to. So what is the catch? Most people venture in internet marketing as a newbie will undergo a lot of "bootcamps" or reading and stumble upon lots of roadblocks and obstacles. So they persist for about half a minute and gave up. In their defense, it is a lot of work if you look at the important criteria such as unique content, search engine optimization and then driving traffic from social media, social bookmarking and so many more.
People have other jobs as well as other commitments. How to drive traffic to your website in a simple and organized system? My suggestion is to get your act straight and have it your way but make it simple and organized. Learning is important but so many people failed in internet marketing are because they failed to take action. Failing to convert what you learn into an action will cost you time and money. Thanks to social media, they also added other "distractions" that can throw our focus away and made us waste our entire evening in doing unproductive activities.
We cannot run away from the habit of checking what our circles of friends are gossiping about in facebook, their frequent every 5 minutes changes of relationships status or profile pictures. Then we have the ultimate tool to stalk someone that is called twitter and blogspot. It is also hard to resist ourselves from checking our favorite sport team’s website. Not to forget the most time consuming and ten times more addicted than television broadcast, which is the youtube. There are a thousand and one stuffs in the internet itself that can divert your attention to the things you ought to be doing. With all the recommendations and cute little videos of babies and bizarre talents broadcasted in youtube, the harmless 2 minutes video will act as a viral and without realizing it your whole evening is wasted because of a single innocent of a click. Here is my ultimate favorite, stating that people spend over 700 billion minutes per month on facebook. This was mentioned in facebook press room. Have you ever heard the saying “time is money”? Imagine if this 700 billion minutes per month being spent on facebook is spent on other things can could help poverty in the world. Logging in and out just to check your hubscore is also ways to procrastinate and not focus.
The three golden rules of having the simple and organized system
Between you and me, it is normal we always end up in a website and later quizzed on how we ended up here. With all the information intake flooded into our brain, most people will give up and got overwhelmed with all informations. Here are just three simple golden rules for you.
- Create a simple and organized system in an excel spreadsheet.
- Delegate each task, time and remarks on different column(refer the image below)
- Devote yourself to that simple and organized system.
Here’s an interesting case study of the big giant yellow smiley with red hair mascot, Ronald McDonalds. They have system, even an unskilled white collar employee can be their workers. They have S.O.P abbreviated from standard of procedure. As long as they follow the S.O.P nothing can go wrong. That is how the hamburger stand owned by Dick and Mauriced the Macdonald’s brothers became one of the biggest franchises in this planet.
Below is the image of examples of How I drive traffic to my website in a simple and organized system. It looked simple that is why it is being printed in excel spreadsheet. It looked organized and easy to follow. I made this my manual for my daily assignments. I allocate two to three hours of my time daily. After my due diligence is paid, then I am free to do other house chores or go for shopping. Make things simple and organized because in this learning curve of making money from internet it takes time to become an established all-round internet marketer. If you have trouble to start or write your article or blog, my previous hub on "How to be good and discipline in writing blogs." will help you and assist you to get your head straight.
The image below is an example on how I used to promote my websites or even hubs on social media and social bookmarking. Email marketing and forum are also great way to generate traffic. Click on the image below to enlarge it. So allocate your time wisely. For example, how many minutes or hours is being put in on a particular tasks and day by day make an improvement to produce desirable outcome.