If your company has taken the first step or is considering the development of a website, it is absolutely critical that your website can be found by the Internet Community. If the Internet community can not find your website or is not aware that your company exists, your website has just become the equivalent as a beautiful piece of art that is kept in a closet. The misconception about the Internet is that the power of the Internet is that there are over 35 million potential customers. Even though this might be true the actual POWER of the Internet is FREE and VERY LOW COST ADVERTISING!
Where Else other than the Internet Can you Actually Place Free Advertisements or Have Your Companies Marketing Information or Companies Details Available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week for Free or as Little as $ 1.00 per day ?
NO WHERE !!
Question 1: What Type of Advertising is Available for Free on the Internet?
Many individuals and companies believe the only Free Advertising on the Internet is those Free Classified Ad Sites that actually exist on the Internet. A recent survey indicated that there may be as much as 300,000 + places to actually advertise for FREE - Without Spanning !.
The Type of Free Advertising on the Internet Includes the Following:
Your Signature File
Free Link Sites
Reciprocal Link Sites
Question 2: Is it Really Free?
Most link sites and free classified ad sites are sponsored by Individuals or companies. They have created the sites for the purpose of generating leads to help them promote their product or service. Also, it does take time to place these advertisements and you are usually required to provide more personal information (name, mailing address, phone number) and in some cases they will limit the ads to two weeks, but many are up as much as 30 to 60 days.
Newsgroup Posting is Free, but do not spam or it will cost you time and money to go through all flames and your service provider may disconnect your service. The down side to Newsgroup Posting is that Your Advertisement Might Not Stand-Out, so it is critical that you post your ad using a number of different headlines.
Newsgroup Posting- Great Way to Test Market an AD before Paying for Print Advertising
Hint: A newsgroup posting that ask someone to call an 800 number is not usually effective.
Signature File- This is Free and Often the Most Overlooked form of promotion, see example below:
Mr. Brian F. Oram
Web Design Pros
15 Hillcrest Drive
Dallas, PA 18612
Specializing in Website Promotion, Custom Search Engine Submission, Developing Website Traffic, Internet Advertising, and Announcing Services.
Link Exchanges and Reciprocal Links- For some reason, many individuals believe that link exchanges will divert customers from your business. This might be the case if you are exchanging links with companies that market the same or similar product, but if I was selling sporting goods I would be looking to create a network of businesses that market products that would appeal to my existing or potential clients.
Link Exchanges- Create a Network of Business and Work Together to Promote Each Others Product and Service. This is the Concept Behind the Malls and Strip Mall is in the Real World and the ON-LINE CYBER MALLS or Specialty Malls.
Question 3- How do you find Free Advertising on the Internet?
This is not hard! As I mentioned, I have a list of over
1500 places to advertise for Free (Listing of Free Advertising Sites Starts at only
$ 115.00 (US)- IT IS NOW FREE AND ONLINE !). That is great list but is best used by setting-up your own FREE Advertising Jump Site. If you do not want to purchase our list, you can search for free ad sites by going to any search engine and doing a search for Free Classifieds or go to Deja News (http://www.dejanews.com) and search the newsgroups for Free Classifieds.
Here are a few to get you started:
Classified Ad Submission Software - Free Download
Global Promotion Services
What is harder to learn about the classified ad sites is to know which ones seem to be most effective. I have spent the last 6 six months on the internet and have found classified ads site that generate solid leads. That is why I recommend visiting the 10000+FREE Ad Site Webpage !
Question 4- How do I post to a newsgroup?
Well- If you have never posted to a newsgroup, do not just start posting. I think the last estimate there was over 40,000 newsgroups. This does not mean that this is 40,000 places to advertise. I would suggest that you go to Deja News and do a search for individuals marketing a similar product or service and you read the information on appropriate newsgroup posting. Newsgroup Readers do not like SPAM. If you do not know what you are doing, you will be flamed.
If you have posted to Newsgroups- I would
suggest that you write two or three different ads and post them to appropriate newsgroups.
I would suggest no more than three appropriate newsgroups at a time. When posting to a
newsgroup, it is better to become part of an online discussion and use your signature file
to promote your product or service. After reading a number of posts and showing your
experience, you will start to see individuals coming to your site. Keep in mind that
Newsgroup posting and respond may only represent a few percent of your website traffic the
most important items are search engines, link exchanges, referrals, and print advertising.
For more information about this topic go to: Building Website Traffic
Question 5-Link Exchanges-How do I accomplish! The best thing to do is put yourself in
your potential customers shoes. What other products or services might they purchase? Go to
a search engine and pretend your a customer- When you come across a business, send them an
invitation to visit your website and suggest a link exchange. The worst thing that can
happen is that they will say NO!
Join a Banner Exchange Program
Question 6- I visited a Classified Ad Site
and I had to write the HTML code to Link my email and URL- Here is how !
A Non-Graphical Link
<a href=" http://www.webdesignpros.net">Web Design Pros</a>
----- End Web Design Pros Non-Graphics Link Code------
An Email Link- This code will automatically put the word help in subject of email
<a href=" mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=help">Web Design Pros</a>
----- End Web Design Email Link Code------
It is that simple!
Question 7- What about the advertising for only $ 0.81 per day
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The Power of the Internet is the Free and Low Cost Advertising Website Promotion Begins Before the Site is Designed Internet Marketing Tools Include: Search Engines, Directories, Archives, Links Pages, Newsgroups, Reciprocal Links, Signature File, Press Release, and Free Offers
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