Making Money Online In 2011

The Future Of Internet Marketing

10 Reasons Why You should Be Online

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10 Reasons Why You should Be Online

1.)It In-expensive. There is no less expensive way to open a business that to launch a website. While you can spend many millions of dollars getting started, low budget, remains a viable way to launch an online business.

2.)You cut your order fulfillment costs. Handling you orders by phone can become very expensive. There’s no more efficient cheap, fast, and accurate way to process orders than via a website.

3.)Your catalog is always current. Your customers can download any product information you want them to have from your website. You can focus your marketing efforts on e-mail newsletters and online advertising rather direct mail.

4.)High printing and mailing costs are history. Your customers can download and information you want them to have from your website.

5.)You can staffing costs. A website can be low manpower operation. With just a few free, easy-to-use tools, you can put your business on autopilot.

6.)You can stay open 24 hours a day.

7.)You’re in front of a global audience. Ever feel like you can sell big in another country such as China but feel clueless about how to penetrate foreign markets? The web is your answer because it’s truly a borderless marketplace.

8.)There are no city permits and minimal red-tape hassles. Small web businesses can be run without permits and with a little government involvement.

9.)It’s fast. You can build a website Saturday, open a Google AdWords account on Sunday, Create viral ad campaign to reach millions on Monday and have money from paid orders in your account by Tuesday.

10.)It’s easy to get your message out. Between your website and smart use of email and online advertising, you’ll have complete control over when and how your message goes out. You will be able to expand your reach via social networking sites and through marketing techniques.

Website: Building 101

Website: Building 101

A big and persistent hurdle is the belief that doing it is hard, technically demanding work. While that might have been true when the World Wide Web first took flight, web pages authoring is no longer solely the province of propeller heads plenty of easy-to-use software is on the market and web newcomer can usually get an initial page up within a few hours.

Better still, all this can be accomplished at very low cost. Know Your Purpose The starting point for putting up a website is to determine what you want it to do and know what is likely won’t do. You won’t get rich quick. Of course, persistence and ingenuity may eventually be rewarded with profits. But there are some other sound reasons for putting up a website.

Even if your home page is little more than an electronic billboard for your company, it’s still a powerful tool for building a business. Puttin’ on the Glitz Webexpress and Visual Site Designer come bundled with collections of free art textured page backgrounds, buttons, arrows, and other visual elements for helping readers navigate a site.

•Get Flashy: Add some flash to your site. You can create complex image and sound effects with just a few clicks of the mouse. A great starter for this is CoffeeCup Firestarter.

•Another Artist option: Forget trying to make your own images and just roam the web in a hunt for free art that has been uploaded by graphic artists who are happy just to get their work in the public view and gladly let others download their images.

•How about this great source? You can get very high quality imagery at IstockPhoto. You will find royalty frees stock photography, vector illustrations, Flash files and videos for as little as $1 and no higher than $20 a small price to pay for enhancements that will make your site much more polished.

•Keep it small: Another reason graphics take so long to load is that they may be too big. Graphics are measured in pixels and web page display sizes can differ. For maximum downloading speed, each web page including images and text should be under 45K

•Another caveat: Before uploading any images you didn’t create yourself to your website, carefully read fine print on the artist’s page. Some prohibit use on commercial sites. If in doubt, as for permission. That can assure you no future complications in that area.

•Something to keep in mind: Simple is best with a web page. Better an unglamorous page that loads rapidly that a state-of-the-art page that causes the browsers of half you visitors to crash.

When mania seizes you and you want to design pages with fancy looks and the newest bells and whistles, put that stuff on a personal page, not your business site.

Advanced Tools and Tricks

Advanced Tools and Tricks

Resist the temptation to put something on your sit just because you can. Never put up content that slows access to a page, especially if it doesn’t demonstrably improve your users experience on your site.

What works? Content that gives users reasons to linger, to absorb more of what your offering. You’ll find there are many ways to introduce this content and monitor user responses and then delete the ones that don’t prove their value. Be ruthless and never forget that simple is better. Here are so tools for you to consider:

•Polls: Polls are where surfers register their opinion on an issue, are at the heart of the net because this interactivity in its most basic form. You can use surveys to improve an aspect of your business and everything and anything can b surveyed. Writing a survey from scratch is a tricky bit of coding, but free polling templates are readily available for insertion into your site.

•Bogs: At its most basic, a blog is a frequently updated, times and dated online journal with a good dose of links involved. That may not sound like much to get excited about, but it has gone beyond fad to become a full-fledged internet phenomenon. The elements of interactivity, community, and collaboration are key as growing businesses adopt blogs for customer relations, advertising, promotion and even internal communications.

•Podcasting: A podcast is an effective method of publishing recorded audio and video presentations through the internet, in a way that will automatically tell your listenrs when your new material is available. With a podcast, you can have your own radio show heard round the globe. Your listeners can tune in at their convenience on their own iPods or mp3 players.

•CGI scripts: These are easy scripts that you can simply pop into your page to create a guest book, display images in different ways, add test and quizzes or gain the ability to track visitors.

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