Today’s podcast looks at the basics of Internet Marketing. Getting yourself found online and getting people to click your link and visit your website. What does it take to get that far?
If you are just starting to market yourself on the internet, have been doing so for a while and not getting any results or you have never really gotten serious on getting more business from the internet, this is the episode for you!
I am going to step you through the basics of what is needed today to be successfully found online by your future customers – This is the basics. Nothing fancy and I promise no experience needed!!
We will be talking about Domain names – search engines – content and social media as well as linking them together.
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Internet Marketing 101
- You will need a website and a friendly, easy to remember domain name
- Google is your friend and can send you a lot of traffic if you keep them happy
- Get a Gravatar and fill out the profile
- Most business owners leave their profiles blank or incomplete. Get in head of your competition
- Keep all user profiles at all your favorite websites and social media sites filled out with links back to website
- Keep all information across profiles consistent and correct
- Only use photos you own or have undeniable rights to.
- Watermark your photos
- Automate updating and posting, making it easy to keep everything fresh and feeding the search engines
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- This Podcast was made using my TASCAM D 40 Digital recorder