Business Cents in Marketing Means Location
Business sense makes business cents when it comes to marketing,
so there are a few steps you need to know when marketing
your web business online. What good does it do a person
to put up a website featuring a brilliant product or service
if nobody can find you?
The number one rule of a brick and mortar business is location,
location, location. The same rule holds true on the Internet as
But the Internet location you want your
business to be found at is actually several locations. The
first location that the web business needs to be found at
is the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo and MSN.
The can be accomplished by either using the search engine's pay-per-click
programs to advertise your website or through the organic listing.
The pay-per-click listing as sometimes called "Sponsored Listings"
or "Sponsored Results".
In this area, you bid against other advertisers for top
placements and will receive traffic to your website accordingly.
In the organic portion, this is the unpaid listing that
most web surfers click on and will drive free traffic to
Now, free here doesn't mean entirely free. If you're not
up-to-speed on the latest in search engine optimization,
then you'll need to hire an SEO firm to optimize your website
so your website will appear near the top of the listings.
This may cost a good deal of money upfront, but is a cost-effective
alternative in the long run over PPC marketing.
Other methods to drive more traffic to your web business
include email marketing, newsletters, blogs, message boards
and placing advertisements on other high traffic websites.
This is the idea behind location, location, location on
the Web. If you follow this advice you'll be making business
cents and dollars with your business sense today.