Tripwire Buyer Traffic Review – Social Network Marketing Basics

Social network marketing is strongly implanted in our current marketing company. Social networks are used for a large number of things and are by definition not always good things. Much unethical behavior is carried out on social networking websites and this raises questions about what people use for social networks in most cases. Even if this is mentioned, you must understand that social network marketing can also be used to your advantage for you and your company.

If social network marketing is carried out correctly and professionally, this can be very beneficial for you and your company. Social network marketing can place you and your company against other companies as long as you follow simple but ethical rules.

Limit your participation within the online forums. Limit yourself to no more than a few minutes a day while ensuring that you contribute interesting topics and questions. On professional social network marketing websites you will notice that the opposite is the case when sharing information, which can benefit you and your company enormously.

Look at the forum you want to join and place something interesting. Post some questions about matters you need help with or recommend products and services to other suppliers or suppliers. What you can share is limitless as long as you behave professionally and ethically.

FaceBook is a very common website for social networks, along with Twitter and others. There are many websites for social networks, where you can go for your social network marketing needs for your business. One of the advantages of FaceBook is that you can link videos and blogs to your home page. You can do this with other websites for social networks. FaceBook is however very difficult in Google that the possibilities are unlimited with your marketing strategies. MySpace is similar to FaceBook, but I have noticed that MySpace is very popular with the general population, but that it is not popular with professionals.

You must understand that when you publish something on these social networking sites, it is permanent. You must ensure that the information is disseminated. You do not want information to be posted permanently to damage your professional reputation. All your messages are open to the public. You do not want something that you have posted on a social networking site that is personally or professionally used against you in a court of law.

Make sure you are both professional and intelligent with your broadcasts. You have to keep your website running and remember that you are listed on the online forum lists of friends and professional friends. You will benefit greatly from participating in a social networking website, both personal and professional, as long as you follow these simple rules.

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Differences between Marketing and Advertising!

Marketing and Advertising, although they sound similar but in reality they are not. Advertising is only a part of the bigger game called Marketing. Marketing encompasses complete conceptualization of a brand right from research to designing to advertising to sale. Advertising, on the other hand is a component of the marketing process which is nothing but conveying the message through variety of mediums to promote the product.

Advertising is one of the most important component of a marketing strategy and also the most expensive. Advertising constitutes sending the message across the public about your company, product or services. It also constitutes behind the scenes work like the process involving formation of various strategies and coming up with a right one to target the viewers. The strategy consists of planning things like placing ads, deciding what media to use, what time, frequency etc. The advertisements are generally placed via mediums like television, snail mail, newspapers, internet, emails, radio, magazines, mobile messaging, flyers, billboards etc. The most popular one is of course television although advertising on internet is becoming increasingly popular too. 

Easiest way to differentiate advertising from marketing is to consider marketing as a cake and if you cut the cake, advertising as one of the pieces of that cake. The other pieces of cake are market research of the product, product designing, media planning, PR, product pricing, customer satisfaction, customer support, sales and many more. All these components or pieces of cake should work independently but collectively in achieving the bigger goal i.e. sell product and build company’s reputation in the market. Marketing is a marathon process involving many tasks that involve hours sometimes days of research. The research part of marketing takes the longest duration as it involves thoroughly understanding the behavior of people towards a product. Designing the product and developing advertising strategy is also a time consuming process. Only components that take less time are executing advertisements and sales. Marketing can also be perceived as a medium between consumers and the company.

But many companies often make mistake of confusing advertising with marketing. They try to ape big companies like Coke and Pepsi in advertising but they simply ignore the work that goes behind that. The classical example of this is, take the case of logo for instance. Many business owners are so hysterical about the logo of their company in their advertisements that they think that it will simply bring in the sales. But what makes a logo works is none other than the reputation of the company and the logo must have a feeling to it and should truly reflect company’s values. One should also remember that these companies spend fortunes on advertising which a new start up business can’t. Rather than spending unnecessary money on branding your product one should invest money and time in communicating to the consumers that they can address their expectations. After building reputation and growing to a big size company one can think of these lavish ideas. Educating the consumers also helps as it will give them an understanding that you know what you do and are best at doing that. 

Smart marketers are aggressive in approach rather than passive. They provoke reader’s minds by prompting them to do something rather than just making them knowledgeable of the product. Smart marketers also bring home the names, addresses and contact numbers of people who are really interested in hiring your company by employing aggressive marketing. Thus having a good marketing campaign speaks a lot about the company and their products and advertising gives that finishing touch to the hard work done by the marketing people in selling a product.

Why You Should Blog!

I have been blogging for just over two months now. Many of my mentoring students have been asking my advice on blogging. I have so far hesitated to teach much about blogging, because it’s not something I feel I “know” yet. I feel much more comfortable teaching about things I know.

Well… I took a look at Alexa today and noticed that this blog almost hit the top 10,000 most visited sites on the Internet today. I have been seeing success with many of the methods that are unique to blog promotion. I felt it was time to write a post about blog promotion… BUT… WAIT! I haven’t even explained why I have this blog thing. I can’t really jump into getting traffic to your blog without explaining why I have a blog and why you should have one too; now can I?

Let’s go back to my history. I “made it” online without many of the tools you see me offering today. I had no products. I had no copywriting ability. My search engine ranking data was my key to my original success on the Internet. I would simply create high ranking web-sites for some market and sell the traffic from those sites directly to those who did have copywriiting ability and products. Obviously I no longer recommend that. Having your own product and copywriting ability are both multipliers to knowing how to get traffic. Now-a-days I focus on all three aspects of your Internet business and recommend that you do the same.

With that said… don’t underestimate the traffic business. Consider this. Who is the richest man in the world? Right. Bill Gates. He sells software. Software is a good business! Consider this though. Who are the 3 leading sites on the Internet? Go check Alexa if you don’t know. OK; don’t check. I’ll just tell you:

1. Yahoo

2. Google

3. Bing

Now take a look at that third one. That’s the company that Bill Gates (the richest man in the world; remember?) started. Now he’s messing around on the Internet in the #3 spot.

Now; let’s take a jump here. What do those three sites sell? Ok; take a minute on this one. There will be a test.

That’s right. They sell traffic (or they mostly sell traffic… Yahoo and MSN are a tiny bit more diverse than that).  Now isn’t that interesting… The richest man in the world… who go that way by selling software… now wants to sell traffic.

OK; that was a diversion. We’ll come back to that later. What I wanted to tell you about was my experience selling traffic (which is still the largest part of my business). I made a mistake. I sold traffic anonymously under corporate names. None of my traffic customers know who I am. They just buy traffic from XYZ Corporation because it converts to sales for them. XYZ Corporation has no personality. In fact, it’s fully automated and most of my customers seem to like it that way.

I tried to change that a couple of years ago. I started sending them emails teaching how they could get the most out of my traffic service. I was too late. They didn’t know me and they didn’t want to hear from me.

Then I tried one last attempt (I’m glad I did) by offering them a special on traffic that month. I think I did a two for one deal or something like that. Over 25% of my customers bought a new campaign that day. I made over $60,000 in one day with that one email. I thought that was cool! I still do. I can write a single email and make thousands of dollars in a single day. I think a lot of marketers like that.

The power of your customer list is incredible! If you can convert 2% of strangers into customers with a sales page, you can convert 25% of your existing customers into customers of another product with that same sales page. That’s powerful!

I tried it with another product. It was a good product. It was mine. It was the search engine research itself that lead to the traffic those customers were buying. In effect, I was offering to teach them how to generate the same traffic that I was selling to them. It flopped miserably. No-one bought. I tried several other products. Nothing. Why?

Some of the responses told me right away. Even though I was writing under the company name, they didn’t know me. I’ll repeat that. They didn’t know me. They knew my company. They knew that my company delivered great converting traffic, but they simply didn’t know me. An endorsement of one company by another isn’t very powerful. It isn’t nearly as powerful as an endorsement by an individual.

So, I went on to do the Freedom Events. You know how they went. Based on the endorsement of a few well-known Internet marketers, they sold out. Lesson learned. To get that 25% number, you need one of the following:

1. To be marketing to your customers as a company and selling a special offer on the product of your company that your customers already know about.

2. To be marketing to your customers as a person and selling a special offer on any product that you personally endorse… and have never given a bad endorsement on a product to your customers before.

I wanted to do the latter with my own customers… not those of another Internet marketer.

What is the best way to do that? As I look around, a blog is the absolute perfect vehicle for that. As I sell products (and cross-promote them on the owner’s pages), I also promote this blog. I do it very early in the process. It is mentioned on the owner’s page and is also mentioned in the very first email most people get after purchasing one of my products.

They buy the product from a stranger, but I introduce myself as the creator of that product very early by pointing them (you) at this blog.

Then, I don’t hide the blog behind some corporate image. You do buy my products from a corporation, but do you even know the name of that corporation? Who cares what it is called? I want you to get to know me. That’s the purpose of this blog.

Now some folks are finding this blog before they purchase one of my products. That’s OK too. Some people buy a product based on the sales page. Some buy because they know the author never produces junk. Some have a combination of those reasons.

OK; so… yes… you should have a blog. I suggest that you create your blog between your 3rd and 4th product in your primary market. That’s when I created this blog. That is also when you want to start cross-promoting your 3 or 4 products on their owner’s pages.

Here are some other things that I think are important:

1. Register your name for the domain for your blog.

2. Put your name at the top, not some cutesy blog name.

3. Share of yourself. Do not post to your blog like you are a customer service rep answering the phone for a large company… never revealing anything of yourself… only the corporate script. Chat with your customers like they are dear friends. Don’t give out your home address or phone number, but within the context of the blog… what are you afraid of? Let your blog readers get to know you.

4. Post often. People can get into the habit of doing something daily or hourly very easily. It is much more difficult to get into a weekly or monthly habit. Post at least daily so your blog readers can get into a daily habit of reading what you have to say.

5. Don’t worry about giving away secrets of your products. That’s one reason I only sell software, video and mentoring products right now. It’s simply not possible to accidently give away too much in text on your blog. Software and video are both more robust mediums than text. I can explain in words all day long how to do something… it will still be useful to buy the software to automate that task and/or buy the video to actually see how it all works.

6. Get a subcribe link up on your blog (and all of your content sites). Some people will want to follow your blog, but won’t remember. You need to give them a way to allow you to send them reminders when you post. This will dramatically increase your number of repeat visitors over time.

OK; I think that answers the question about why I have a blog and why you should too… and how you should set it up. Now, I can jump into the specific ways to get traffic to a blog that only exist for blogs… not other types of sites. I’ll do that in a future post.

For now, go register your name and get WordPress installed on that domain. Get your subscribe link up. Write an article and submit it to your blog… and then submit it via Artemis Pro with your blog mentioned in the resource box of your article. That’s how I started just a little over two months ago and as of today… I’m almost in the top 10,000 most visited sites on the Internet. See if you can beat me in the next couple of months.

Where Should I Start in Online Marketing?

To begin with in internet marketing, the primary thing you have
to do is to assemble a solid, very much planned site. As a rule, contracting a
specialist to do this is a decent approach, as they’ll have the capacity to
make a site that has spurring duplicate and instinctive route intended to
motivate clients to change over.

 

While your site is being manufactured and the duplicate is
being composed, do broad catchphrase inquire about. You can utilize our guide
here to perceive how to do this. The catchphrases you’re picking will be
essential to helping you rank well in web search tools, so making a decent
watchword technique is a basic piece of your internet marketing approach.

 

As individuals begin going to your site, have an email catch
shape plainly obvious. You ought to have an appreciated arrangement
autoresponder prepared so you can begin to assemble associations with them.

 

After your site has been worked out, making an online
networking nearness is the greatest second step for generally organizations.
All organizations ought to have a Facebook Page that is completely fleshed out
with a lot of data about your business. Contingent upon your gathering of
people, you can likewise begin a Twitter, Instagram, or potentially Pinterest
account. Web based life is a long haul responsibility that requires as often as
possible refreshing and observing, however it’s extraordinary compared to other
approaches to construct an online network around your business.

 

After your web based life accounts are built up, you would
then be able to fan out into other internet marketing choices. PPC
marketing—either via web-based networking media advertisements or pursuit
promotions—can enable you to broaden your range rapidly and effectively and
content marketing is a decent method to grandstand your ability.


How Do I Measure My Internet Marketing Results?

 

There are free apparatuses that you can use to track the
adequacy of your internet marketing, regardless of which stages you pick. These
include:

 

Google Analytics, which causes you track what channels are
sending your site movement, who is visiting your site, how they’re connecting
with it, and what’s urging them to change over. You match up it to your site
with basic labels and it’s an important wellspring of data all destinations
ought to have.

 

Things to Avoid with Affiliate Marketing!

With affiliate marketing it is best to approach content
creation like you are endeavoring to disclose something to a companion or
relative. Try not to compose like a sales representative while including an
item or administration from an organization you are an affiliate of or change
the tone your per-users are utilized to.

 

Truly, you are in actuality offering something, yet your
blog doesn’t all of a sudden need to transform into a business or go up against
a voice that might be off putting to your per-users. Regularly, bloggers will
discuss how the item or administration was gainful to them while it identifies
with the blog’s subject.

 

Something else to evade is show a standard or catch in the
post in a way that doesn’t bode well or that doesn’t appear to identify with
the post. Give a type of prologue to the item or a lead that especially
identifies with the administration so its appearance on your blog will stream
flawlessly.

 

I have pages on this site just has one notice of a specific
item with only one little grapple content connection, and that creates wellover $1000 per month.

 

Profiting As An Affiliate Marketer

 

How precisely does an affiliate profit? Well an affiliate’s
installment is dependent on commission from the organization they are an
affiliate of. The catches, connections or flags of the items you are attempting
to offer contain your novel client ID when you insert the HTML code into your
blog that influences the promotion to show up.

 

At the point when the client clicks that advertisement/connect/picture
and purchases the item, the organization will be cautioned that you were the
affiliate that driven them to that buy. In that capacity, you will get a
commission from the organization for being mindful in driving rush hour
gridlock and new clients to their site. 

Art of Forum Marketing!

Search for prominent forums that cover your specialty point.
Begin by asking your representatives, providers, and clients which online
networks they hang out in. Likewise, take a stab at completing a
straightforward Google look for a catchphrase identified with your specialty in
addition to “forum”. For instance, on the off chance that you in the
Golf marketing you could scan Google for “Golf forum”.

 

While you’ll presumably run over hundreds, and potentially a
large number of forums, you’ll need to limit your rundown to 5-10 forums that
will be worth your time utilizing the accompanying criteria:

 

Search for forums that have something like 1,000 individuals
and 10,000 posts.

 

Ensure the forum gets somewhere around ten to fifteen new
posts consistently.

 

Overlook forums that are overwhelm by spam.

 

Maintain a strategic distance from forums facilitated by
your immediate rivals.

 

02 Create Your Online Forum Account

 

When you discover the forums you’d jump at the chance to
consider for internet marketing, you’ll need to setup your forum accounts
immediately.

 

Status is vital in forum networks. Clients with more
seasoned enrollment dates are given more concession than more up to date
clients. A few forums even keep new clients from posting for the initial couple
of days after their underlying enlistment. Given the enormous favorable
position of early enrollment, you ought to make your forum accounts at the
earliest opportunity.

 

Viable forum marketing implies that it is a piece of your
long haul procedure. Consider forums a changeless marketing channel for your
business, rather than only one of numerous objectives to impact your hot new
promoting effort.

 

Try not to give being new to an online forum a chance to
debilitate you. You’ll have a lot of chances to assemble connections, set up
believably, and specialist in the forum network.

 

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When you compose the primary body of your article, utilize
indistinguishable style from you improved the situation your opening section.
In a short piece the body may contain as few as three passages. In a long-from
article you may compose handfuls. However, for each situation the coherent
stream of thoughts starting with one passage then onto the next must be
consistent.

 

Each section ought to have a focal thought. Clarify thethought and bolster it with certainties. Change the lengths of passages to deal
with the pace of your article. The primary body ought to be lucid, with every
thought expanding on the one preceding it, beginning with the eye catching opener
and advancing to a delightful end.

 

Tailor the length of an article to the requests of the
market for which it’s composed. In the event that your article misses the mark
concerning the required word tally, don’t cushion it with unnecessary waffle.
Return to your examination and discover more realities to add to the piece.

 

In the event that you discover you have more data than you
can fit to the article’s length, don’t pack it in to the detriment of clearness
and lucidness. Select the basic certainties to help your contention and cut the
rest. You can simply utilize the data in another article.

 

It’s difficult for new essayists to offer conclusion pieces.
I prescribe you stick to truthful articles at the start. In the event that you
need to figure out how to compose articles that offer, recollect the market for
data is greater than the market for assessments. It’s additionally less
demanding to design a very much organized true article than a supposition
piece.