Advertising Your Business Online

Published: 01/11/2011

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How can you get your new online business up and running? It is no good having a product which everyone wants if nobody knows about it. You are working with an amazing system which will encourage and help people to expand their online business, but with no advertising who will know and who will benefit least of all you.

There are many ways to advertise using the internet to expand your business, increase your down line and prosper. If you are unsure of the viability of the internet as a mode for selling any product you have not yet mastered the reality of the population of the world. There are currently over 34 million domains registered worldwide. Industry experts forecast that more than 500 million domains will be registered in the next ten years. In fact it is predicted that in the very near future every personal computer will have its own domain name. That is only domain names, think about the number of computers which have access to the internet and now you are starting to realize just how mind blowing is the potential for creating sales.

Now how do we get our system/business up and running when we are on a shoestring?

Free Advertising.
There is a myriad of free advertising available. The best advertising in the world is free; it is called word of mouth. Tell everyone you know and if you show sufficient enthusiasm they will most certainly tell others. There are many people who make great money via this amazing way of advertising. Email all the people in your email address book, there will always be some takers and even if you only manage one; that is one person you didn't have previously.

Forum Posting and leave your unique 'signature'. Contribute meaningful information to forums and people will click on your 'signature' file which will take them to your website. Always keep in mind that a Forum is a ground for thousands of up and coming internet marketers, hungry for information. Always be consistent and informative.

Classified advertising. There are a multitude of service providers which offer free advertising. Just check it out and use words that would motivate you to buy. Classified advertising will create free links to your website and increase your traffic flow. Advertising is a very steep learning curve and there are many well versed people who can help if you are interested in learning.

Traffic Exchange. There are many traffic exchange companies who almost beg you to advertise with them in exchange for you spending some time surfing the sites of other contributors. All exposure is good exposure.

Article Writing. Everyone has a particular interest or is an authority on something and it is a well judged opinion that the internet is mostly used as a source of information. Write an article about your particular hobby or interest or supply information on a subject which fascinates you. Remember the numbers using the internet, there is always someone who wants to know what you know. Your article creates free advertising for your website. People will read your article and click on your included profile which will take them to your website, your article remains in circulation forever giving you constant free advertising for life. How good is that?

Create your own Blog. To quote from Google "A Blog is like an online dairy. This can be about and be used for anything at all, it can be used for news, reviews, products etc for a business, organization etc. This is great as it helps the user stay in touch with the website with new and up to date information. A Blog is a free automated publishing tool where entries are written, comments passed from person to person", all you need is a Free Google account and you can create your Blog following the published instructions. A Blog can be anything you want it to be and it is a very much favored way of attracting the search engines.

Free advertising, whilst being very useful in obtaining a web presence, will never replace paid for advertising. To quote the Sign-A-Rama slogan "A Business with no Sign is a Sign of No Business."

About the Author
The Author has owned and administered businesses over a period of 30 years. Having achieved many awards for excellence during her years in business, has mentored many new business owners to success. The Author is the owner of http://www.homebusinessadvice.com.au