When first starting a new online home business, one of your first questions might be, “how do I get traffic to my website?”. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. This reason alone is why 96% of new online businesses fail. They simply cannot drive traffic to their sites and thus, never make any sales or very little sales. Before I continue, that’s a big point. You need something to sell. If you have nothing to sell, you will likely never make money online. If you’re trying to make money by filling out surveys or some cheap and or “free” service, I can almost promise you, you will not make significant money online. Now, mind you, I’m not trying to place a rain cloud over your day, it’s simply the truth.
So, if you do not have a product to sell online, do not worry. There’s something that I am sure you have heard of. It’s called, “affiliate marketing”. Basically, affiliate marketing is when you become an affiliate of a program or a product that allows you to sell that certain program or product and receive a commission on each sale. If you understand the process correctly, then you can make literally, thousands, upon thousands of dollars. Royalty Online Business can help you set up your online business, don’t be afraid to ask us for help. We truly are here for you. The best part? We don’t charge you to help you. We want you to succeed. I’m sure you’re more interested in “The Importance of Article Marketing”, so without further ado, here’s the scoop.
When a search engine sends out its “crawlers”, it crawls your site for information. Let’s continue in photo imagination. These little crawlers crawl all over your website, feeding the engine information about your site and indexing it into the system. When a user types in a request for information, ie. What is email marketing? (as an example), the search engine pulls up the most relevant information it can, based on the information stored in its system. Mind you, this process is much more complex and complicated than what was just described, but, this is the short version. It also takes into account, the popularity of your site.
So, let’s say that you wanted to start a business online that focused primarily on selling shoes. You want to have as much content on your site as possible about, well, nothing but shoes. When I say nothing but shoes, I mean, nothing shoes. When the search engine crawls your site, it will recognize that your site is about nothing but shoes. It will find how many times the word “shoes” or “ laces” or “shoe soles” etc. are in your site and will determine the relevance to that particular user. Yes, relevance. Search engines are becoming more complex literally, every day. Our phones request information about us, our computers, facebook, twitter, etc. Apps ask for information, which we unknowingly say yes to. This all goes into what a modern day search engine analyzes to bring us what IT thinks is relevant, based upon our habits, friends, location, social habits (or lack of) and so much more. So, when you’re writing article, make sure you include your primary keywords in your article.
So, the user is on your page. They are reading whatever it is that your article is about. They enjoy and most importantly, without realizing it, they trust YOU. So now what? You have to link to your own material. Let’s say you have a primary page that you want people to see, well, you need to link that page to the article that the user is reading. If you don’t, chances are, they’re going to move on with the wealth of knowledge you just bestowed upon them. So, capture them. Oh and make sure you get their email address. Email marketing is very important the reason why is… Well, you’ll just have to come back to find out.