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Make Quick Money Writing From Home Online

(Your answer to: make money from home online, make money writing online, make quick money online and make money online!) by “Smokey” T. Johnson

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Please Note: Don’t be afraid of the mention of “writing” above. This ebook will show you how to succeed while writing virtually nothing yourself if that’s what you want!

DISCLAIMER AND/OR LEGAL NOTICES:

The information presented in this eBook represents the views of the publisher as of the date of publication. The publisher reserves the rights to alter and update their opinions based on new conditions. This eBook is for informational purposes only. The author and the publisher do not accept any responsibilities for any liabilities resulting from the use of this information. While every attempt has been made to verify the information provided here, the author and the publisher cannot assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions.

Any similarities with people or facts are unintentional.

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MATERIAL CONNECTION DISCLOSURE:

The publisher of this book may be or does have an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the providers of goods and services mentioned in this book and may be compensated when you purchase from any of the links contained herein.

You should always perform due diligence before buying goods or services from anyone via the Internet or offline

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Introduction

Long ago in the early days of the “world wide web” people used to believe the saying “If you build it, they will come”, today, unfortunately that statement doesn’t hold up at all when it comes to make money from home online. You can build it, but you will have to drive the traffic to it, otherwise, your site will simply sit there on your hosting quietly minding it’s own business, desperately waiting for Google, Yahoo or some other search engine to find it out there all Lonely and Lost.

So just what can we do to get that laser targeted traffic to our little lost site, all is not lost, and there are plenty of ways to drive that traffic to our sites, with a little bit of consistent and steady work you’ll soon see those visitor figures increasing from single numbers a day to hundreds per day.

If you want your site to succeed, you need that traffic. Even if you are short on time, or you are new to having a presence on the Internet, or perhaps you don’t even have any technical skills, there should be at least one method in this e-book that you can choose to use and start to see an increase in visitors to your site.

We’ve got listed the known ways to drive traffic to your site for no cost other than your time and determination to get that footfall.

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Let’s take a look at what we can do.

Table of Contents

Part 1

INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................................. 3

OPTIMISE YOUR SITE FOR THE SEARCH ENGINES ................................................................ 5

SITE MAPS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE ................................................................................ 8

MANUALLY CREATE YOUR SITE MAP. ................................................................................................... 9

SITE MAP GENERATORS ......................................................................................................................... 9

SEARCH ENGINE SUBMISSION ..................................................................................................... 10

FREQUENTLY UPDATE YOUR CONTENT. .......................................................................... 11

START A SELF HOSTED BLOG ................................................................................................ 13

KEYWORDS USE THEM WISELY ........................................................................................... 14

GET LINKS FROM OTHER SITES IN YOUR NICHE ...................................................... 15

GUEST BLOGGING ............................................................................................................................... 16

FORUM POSTING ................................................................................................................................. 18

GET YOUR SITE LISTED IN THE DIRECTORIES ....................................................................................... 19

PROMOTE YOUR WEBSITE USING FREE CLASSIFIED ADS....................................................................... 20

ARTICLE MARKETING ................................................................................................................ 21

USING OTHER PEOPLES ARTICLES FOR YOUR CONTENT ...................................................................... 24

GOING VIRAL .................................................................................................................................. 25

GIVEAWAYS AND FREE TRAFFIC ......................................................................................... 27

ADD SWAPS ...................................................................... ERROR! BOOKMARK NOT DEFINED.

OTHER RESOURCES YOU CAN USE ...................... ERROR! BOOKMARK NOT DEFINED.

TRAFFIC EXCHANGES ................................................................... ERROR! BOOKMARK NOT DEFINED.

SAFE LISTS ................................................................................... ERROR! BOOKMARK NOT DEFINED.

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Optimise Your Site for the Search Engines

The most basic thing you can do is to make sure that when the search engines visit your site, they know what your site is about. So how do we tell them?

We use our tags correctly. All pages of your site should contain the following information for the spiders to read.

1. The title Tag

2. The Meta Keywords tag

3. The Meta Description tag.

All of these bits of information are listed at the top of your page and contained within the <head> section of the page.

When you build your site using any WYSIWYG editor make sure you add the Meta description tag and the Meta keyword tag section to the header as most of the editors do not do this automatically.

Here is a new page source view in Kompozer, note the required tags are missing !!!.

<html>

<head>

<meta content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1" http-equiv="content-type">

<title></title>

</head>

<body>

<br>

</body>

</html>

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Let’s look at how an optimised make money from home online page source view should look like.

If our site is promoting let’s say Learning to play the Guitar, I’ve just Googled “learn to play guitar” and the top site, listed number one on the first page gives me this.

Look how clever they have been with their page title.

<title>Learn How to Play Guitar | Learn Guitar Online | Free Beginner Guitar Lessons | Learning Guitar Player </title>

They have chosen their “keywords” precisely too, there are just 12 of them, and they are highly targeted towards the nature of the site.

Take a look at the section <meta NAME=”keywords” Content=

The description of their site page is precise and not how cleverly they have even added their site web address into the description section.

The search engine knows exactly what the site is about, and who it is targeted to and it’s no wonder it’s on page one.

Unfortunately, the site isn’t number one on Yahoo, Using the same search term at Yahoo, the top unsponsored site shows this information in their tags.

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Again we can see they have very cleverly used their <title> tag to be as descriptive as possible.

Their keywords and description are again specific and highly targeted to their niche. Make money from home online would be no different.

Using Alta Vista search engine for the same phrase “learn to play Guitar” this same site is again top of the search engine listing and it has achieved 2nd ranking on the first page of Google.

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What can we learn from this?

Use the title tag: don’t just call your page index or sales page or something really short, think about your title what exactly is your site is about?

<TITLE>Free Guitar Lessons – Beginner Guitar Lesson One – A Free Online Guide to Teach You How to Play Guitar From Scratch</TITLE> Use your keywords responsibly, be precise and to the point, do not use more than 25, and make sure your description does just that, describes in a quick statement exactly what the site is about.

H1, H2 and H3 Tags are important too.

Most search engines also pay attention to what you have inside your header tags. Search engine crawlers look for these to determine the relevance of your page too. Ensure that the H1, H2 and H3 tags are relevant and targeted to the content on your site; try to have only one Make Quick Money Writing From Home Online

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keyword in each Header line.

Alt Tags are important too.

An Alt tag is a html tag that gives a description to an image. Make sure that your Alt tags are descriptive and accurate: you should never ever stuff your keywords into an alt tag.

The only purpose of an alt tag is to provide a text description of what the image is.

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Site Maps and their Importance

Site maps serve two distinct purposes, one to help your visitors navigate through the various sections of your site and the other to provide search engines with a quick way to find and index every page on your site.

A static sitemap of all the web pages on your site greatly improves the chance that all of your site will get indexed by the search engines. A site map page is the best page to submit to the search engines manually because it will include a list of all the pages on your site.

All of your site map links should be in plain text and point to every page within your site with descriptive words that make it easy for both your visitors and the search engine spiders to understand. The term

“make money from home online”, for example, would stand up alright by itself. Site maps are essential as an optimization technique and should always be linked to from your index page or home page and Make Quick Money Writing From Home Online

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your site menu.

There are two ways to build your site map, manually, or using a site map creation tool.

Manually create your site map.

It is easy to create a sitemap manually by using what is known as a nested list structure. You can create one by using your WYSIWYG

editor or manually using notepad.

The only drawback with creating your site map manually is that every time you change your site, either adding or deleting pages, you will have to manually alter your site map to keep it relevant and up to date.

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Site map generators

There are many sitemap generators available for you to use, some free and some paid for. Using a site map generator is quicker and easier than manually creating your own.

One free and easy to use one is located here at

http://www.sitemapdoc.com

You can use this site to create a brand new site map, edit an existing one, check you keywords and lots more things too. Simply follow the on screen instructions and the site will create your sitemap for you.

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This online sitemap generator will produce a site map for any site with less than 500 pages. This only works for static html sites. If your website is built using wordpress then there really are some excellent plug-ins to make your site map with too.

Always ensure that your site map is kept up to date.

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Search Engine Submission

Do not waste your life trying to submit your site to every search engine out there. Apparently there are at present more than 420

active search engines out there on the web. If submission to each one took 20 minutes, it would take you 140 hours of solid non stop submission. (That is nearly a week with no sleep!)

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If you really want to submit your site yourself to the search engines, just focus on the major ones, and make sure that the only page you are submitting is your site map.

Here is a list of the top 4 Search engine sites.

1. Ask.com

http://about.ask.com/en/docs/about/webmasters.shtml#18

2. Bing.com http://www.bing.com/webmaster/submitsitepage.aspx

3. Google.com

http://www.google.com/submityourcontent/index.html

4. Yahoo.com

http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/search/indexing/indexing-

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Any easy way to find out if your site has been visited by the web crawlers is to check in your stats program if you have one available to use with your hosting account.

Don’t get suckered into spending a lot of money with firms that advertise search engine submission, nowadays, most sites are picked up very quickly by the search engines, what you really need to concentrate on is keeping those crawlers and bots coming back on a regular basis.

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Frequently Update Your Content.

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what’s more important, the search engines and their little crawlers and bots don’t like it either, you need to feed your site with new and updated information.

A frequently asked question is how often you should update your site.

If it’s just a personal blog that is just for your own self indulgence then it won’t matter how often you update it. If your blog is trying to attract regular readers then you obviously need to post regularly.

If you want to attract and get your visitors to routinely check out your blog every day then you will have to post every day. Search engines like blogs that are continually updated so bear that in mind if your main site is a blog.

Static sites should be updated as needed, be especially careful not to remove already indexed pages unless you have a 404 web page not found page on your site. If you do update your static site, remember to update your site map too. This will be invaluable to you to make money from home online.

What is a 404 web page used for?

When a visitor comes to your site from a search engine and you have moved the page they were looking for all they will see is a “page not found” this is the “404” page. You don’t want that visitor moving on to another site, so use this page to redirect them to either your home page, or your site map.

Here is a very good tutorial on how to set up your own 404 page on your site. http://www.thesitewizard.com/archive/custom404.shtml

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Start a Self Hosted Blog

As previously mentioned Search Engines Love Blogs: But what is a blog?

A blog is a type of website that is usually arranged in chronological order with the newest entry (blog post) being at the top of the main page and the oldest entry being at the bottom of the last page. Like most things on the World Wide Web, blogs have come a long way since they were first unleashed onto the internet. There are now so many things you can do with a self hosted blog that were unheard of in the early days.

If you host your own blog on your own web hosting space, you can be in complete control of its content and what content you choose to add.

If your theme is make money from home online, for example, you have a wide variety of subjects that you could write about and ad to your blog.

With hosted blogs such as blogger.com you have to ensure that your blog is inline with their terms and conditions. You do not have the same flexibility with a hosted blog as you do with a self hosted blog.

With relatively cheap webhosting and a $9.98 domain name your blog can be up and running in less than 24 hours.

If the thought of having to install software and setting up of the blog scares you, then there are lots of script installers out there who will quickly set up your blog for you. Prices do vary from ridiculously cheap Make Quick Money Writing From Home Online

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to frighteningly expensive, if you need your blog setting up for you, we would recommend the services of

http://www.webscriptinstallations.com

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Keywords Use them wisely

We are not going to go into a lot of depth on keyword research; there are enough publications out there on the subject already.

With keywords it is best to have a list of around 20 to 25 when you are creating your page for your site or your latest blog entry. Try to use each keyword or phrase only once, do not make the page/post hard to read by using too many of your keywords.

With practice, you will be able to create great unique content and keyword relevancy for your site or blog and the search engines will reward you for this. Can we say make money from home online?

Internal Linking

When you are linking to internal pages within your site, don’t be lazy use your keywords effectively. It is a good idea to use key words to describe the page you are linking to.

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keyword link that describes what the next page on your site is about.

“Further ways to get targeted traffic”

Use keywords for your file <title> names

When naming your sites pages or blog posts, it is important to include your keywords in the title. Some of the search engines will use these to determine your page rank.

Which do you think will help you get listed better?

Page1.html

Page2.html

Page3.html

Or

Laser-targeted-traffic.html

Further-ways-to-get-traffic.html

Real-traffic-secrets.html

It is beneficial to hyphenate your words, as this makes it easier for both your reader and the search engines to read. Remember to use the hyphen and not an underscore mark.

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Get Links from Other Sites in your Niche

Commenting on blogs is a good way to brand yourself and your business: it can also be a fantastic way to get a free back link to your site, possibly even targeting your specific keywords.

Go to Google and carry out a search for “do follow” blogs. “Do follow”

means that when you leave a link to your website in your comment and the search engines will see this as a valid back-link. Simply go to Google and use any of these search terms.

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“do follow” blogs, do follow blog, or blogs that follow.

Pick out blogs that are relevant to your niche copy and paste their URLS to a txt file on your computer for future reference.

Select one blog, read some of the entries, find one that you feel comfortable commenting on, where you can add value to the original post. Leaving a comment like “Great idea, thanks for sharing” is not a comment, it’s a spam line, so don’t do it.

Give the blog post you are commenting on some real feedback, can you give or add additional information that will enhance the original post. Before you submit your comment make sure that there are no typos of misspellings, take the time to review your posting before you hit the submit button. If it is allowed, anchor text one of your keywords such as <a href=http://www.yoursitename.com/> Laser targeted traffic</a> You can target a main keyword of your site or a longer keyword phrase. Use a separate keyword for each blog comment do not use the same on all the time, search engines do not like it.

Never ever spam someone else’s blog; you wouldn’t want them to spam yours. If you can try to comment on one “do Follow” blog a day.

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Guest Blogging

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the same niche?

Guest blogging is the exchange of content from one blogger to another you simply get their permission to post on their blog.

Guest blogging is a win/win for both parties, blog owners win because they get excellent free content for their site; the guest blogger wins because they get more links back to their site.

How to find sites to Guest on

Use the search engines to find blogs in your niche that accept guest bloggers. Use search terms for your niche if your niche is “make money from home online” use the term “make money from home online blogs” or “make money from home online guest posts”. Compile a list of blogs that accept guest bloggers save it to a text file on your computer.

Niche browsing: Once you’ve compiled your list of blogs in your niche market, take a look at them and see if they accept blog posts on their sites. Look for text like “write for us”, “become an author” or “submit your article”. If you find any click the link and submit your post, article, offer to the site owner.

Make sure you write good content for the other sites, if your submission is poor, it is unlikely to get approval and you’ll have just wasted your time. Your aim is to get visitors from this site over to your site, so make them want to find out more about you by posting to your best ability.

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But I don’t do blogs

If you are not a blogger, there are other ways to get links back to your site.

Give testimonials, have you purchased a product that you really like, can you write a short precise of the best points of using that product.

Does the product owner publish testimonials on their site?

Submit your testimonial only if it is honest and true. Do not make up a fake testimonial just to get a link back to your site. Be honest and be sincere. Other people will read your testimonial and will remember it.

Some website owners like you to submit a picture of yourself when you submit a testimonial others will only publish a short statement from your submission, it is up to the individual website owner as to how they re publish your testimonial.

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Forum Posting

Join some high traffic forums, sign up as a member, read their rules, never ever make spam posts just to get your post count up.

Your aim is to become a valued and trusted member of the forum and for other forum members to look forward to your contributions.

Once you have submitted your registration and been accepted as a member of the forum look for a link that says “edit profile” or “profile”

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signature file. This is your billboard for the other forum members to find out about you and your site. Don’t leave it unused this is very valuable virtual real estate.

Make sure you read the forum rules, and comply with them. Find out how many links you are allowed in your signature file.

Does the forum allow you to advertise in your posts, does the forum allow affiliate links, as long as you comply with their rules, you should be fine. Forum posting does bring traffic to your sites. A word of warning though, visiting forums can be a severe drain on your time, so visit wisely.

Use Google and the other search engines to find forums that are in your niche target area, again, make a list of them in a txt document.

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Get your site listed in the Directories

Here is an excellent resource to a list of top ranking directories.

http://www.tipsntutorials.com/Top-Directories/

The listings on these directories are edited by real people, not automated scripts. These directories are popular and having a listing will increase your traffic and ranking power. Make sure you write a meaningful description of your site.

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If you have a blog, seek out the top blog directories and submit your blog to those too. Simply follow the sign up information and submit your site.

Promote your website using free classified ads

Classified ads can be a great way to get more exposure for your website. Classified advertising is free, so it’s great if your budget is a little stretched. By using free classified advertising you can get free targeted visitors to your website.

Make sure to find the right category for you ad, this is important you don’t want it deleted because you posted it in the wrong section. Make sure that your ad is allowed, and not against the rules of that particular site.

Write up your short ad, take some time, try and come up with a compelling headline. Have a look at some of the other ads to get ideas, try and figure out what was good, and what was bad. If your first ad doesn’t do well, re tweak it next time around.

Post your ad make sure that you have some kind of tracking script on it so you can see which one of your ads performs the best and on which classified site.

Here is a list of some of the free ad sites on the web.

Craig’s List

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US Free Ads

ClassifiedAds.com

Business Opportunity Classifieds

Oodle

AdPost.com

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Here is what a typical free ads site looks like.

Article Marketing

Writing articles for traffic generation is a method that is used by a lot of Internet Marketers. The fact that websites like Google rank content-rich websites better is an absolute plus. Article submission is definitely one of the best methods of SEO available in today’s times.

This method is simple – you write a keyword rich article and then you submit it to the various article directories. Be sure to read each article directories terms and conditions, some will not allow you to post the same article to another directory. If you do post the same article to more than one directory, you must make sure that you keep the same author name, or you could be accused of plagiarism. The best way, of Make Quick Money Writing From Home Online

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course, is to make a little variation in the articles when submitting to each directory so that it looks different.

Your article should be between 400 and 600 words, try to include a main keyword phrase in the title as near as you can to the beginning paragraph. Try to repeat the keyword phrase in the closing paragraph too, and if you can get away with it, try to include the keywords a couple more times within the article body text itself.

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In addition, where possible, you should include a couple of minor related keyword phrases as well, because this is particularly known to be effective with Google.

At the end of your article you use your bio box, where you state your name and your business’ name, together with a link to the website that you want to promote. You can also put in a brief description about yourself in this box.

Here is a typical bio box

When a visitor finds and reads your article if they are interested in finding out more they will click your links to go to the sites you have listed in the bio box. On most article directory sites there is the option for the visitor to share the article by telling a friend, and they can even Make Quick Money Writing From Home Online

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rate your article too. Referrals, what a great way to make money from home online!

Marketers frequently make use of various article directories, most of which are free. The following is a list of some very good article marketing directories:-

Ezine Articles (http://www.ezinearticles.com/)

Go Articles (http://www.goarticles.com/)

Articles Base (http://www.articlesbase.com/)

Article City (http://www.articlecity.com/)

Article Alley (http://www.articlealley.com/)

Buzzle (http://www.buzzle.com/) Look for the become an author link at the bottom of the site.

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Those article directories are ranked highly by the search engines.

When you join an article directory and submit your articles, don’t forget to utilise the profile box, not only will this help you to gain yet another back-link to your site, it will also enable readers who are interested to learn more about you and your business, to quickly find your site.

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If writing an article is really too hard, find some PLR and break it down to a smaller article, or have an article specially written for you by a ghost writer or freelancer. Take a look at fiverr.com lots of people will write you an article for a fiver.

Always remember that article marketing is a numbers game, the more articles you write and publish, the more traffic and links you will generate.

Using Other Peoples articles for your content

Sometimes you may need to use an article to add fresh content to your site or blog. Always check out the terms and conditions of the article directory of the article you wish to use and adhere to them.

Here are the rules from Articlesfactory.com site.

Effective March 14, 2006

Any article may be reprinted and distributed with no charge in your ezine, on your website, or in your print newsletter provided

1. You include the article in its entirety, unchanged (website links should be in clickable hyperlinked format)

2. Byline, author's statement of copyright and signature must remain intact 3. You notify Articles Factory of intent to publish and send a courtesy copy or link 4. Article source should be indicated as: Source: Free Articles from ArticlesFactory.com Using a pre written article can be a good idea if you are short on time, as most of them are highly targeted to certain specific keywords, minor keywords and phrases.

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Going Viral

Viral marketing is not just an Internet-based concept; viral marketing has been around for years.

Basically, viral marketing happens when someone who has used a product tells another person about it. Think about it, if you had a nice meal in a restaurant and you recommend the restaurant to your friend, you are virally marketing the restaurant.

On the Internet, if you post a favorable comment about a product or a service, you are virally marketing it. In fact, on the Internet even if you criticize a product, you are virally marketing it.

Whether your comment is, positive or negative, it does one thing – it increases the recall value of the product. People begin to identify the brand better. The product becomes more searchable over the Internet.

Hence, viral marketing always works. Another awesome way to make money from home online.

All of the social networking sites are avenues for virally marketing products. This also happens on blogs, forums and video and photo sharing sites. Your articles are tools of viral marketing too. So, you see that viral marketing is not an isolated method. It is, in fact, an umbrella term for the various marketing practices you employ.

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Viral marketing works because it tells potential buyers about the product so that they then begin thinking seriously about buying the product. It improves the recall value of a product and makes it more visible. On the Internet, a product that is visible has more change of being a hit. It’s no use keeping your site or your product to yourself, get it out there to them.

Seriously take advantage of the viral marketing concept, get yourself a Twitter account, a Face book account, create a squidoo lens, start making short videos and get them onto youtube or other similar sites.

If setting up a Squidoo lens sounds complicated, outsource it, there are freelancers out there who will set up a lens for you quite cheaply.

You can make a Lens of any kind, an about You lens, A review lens, a lens about your blog or your site, in fact almost anything. Just get over to http://www.squidoo.com and make one.

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If making a video sounds complicated, again you can outsource that too. If you are not comfortable talking into a camera, get one of your non shy mates to do it for you, although it really is better if you do it yourself as this adds to your “branding”.

Video marketing is surpassing article marketing for the effectiveness of link building and obtaining direct traffic.

There are more than 20 video marketing sites out there, take advantage of them, post your videos wherever you are allowed to.

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Giveaways and Free Traffic

In order for this to work for you there are one or two things you will need, but the end result will allow you to make money from home online.

1. A free report to give away

2. An autoresponder to start building a list of subscribers.

3. A web page with an opt in form to offer your free report from.

Free Report

This can be anything you can create you own or use a related report that you can giveaway. Lots of reports have something along the lines of

License: You Can Freely Distribute This Report As Long As It Remains Unaltered In Any Way

However it is always best if you can to produce your own report with your own links in it. Do not overdo the links, but the minimum you will need to include is at least one link back to your web site or your blog.

If you allow others to redistribute your report so much the better, as they pass your report along, they also pass your site details onto others. Get your free report out there.

Your report must be of value to others if they like it, they will come to your site, looking for more information.

Your report doesn’t have to be a mammoth e-book, just a short 5 to 10 page informative booklet will do. People like free information. Give it to them.

If you really don’t want to write your own, again you can outsource this task to a ghost writer or freelancer.

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Once you have your report ready, you need to put that op-tin page on your website or on your blog if you want to start building a list.

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Auto responders

An auto responder is simply a service that collects names and emails addresses for you. There are lots of auto responders to choose from, paid or free. Most internet marketers choose to go with the paid services, however if your budget is tight, there are free ones you can use. If your hosting has cpanel, there is even one included in Fantastico called phplist.

Once you have decided upon your chosen auto responder log in and create a sign up form to add to your opt in page.

Carefully go through the sections of the auto responder account, set up your list, add all the required details, set up your thank you link and the download link for the free report.

One essential thing is to make sure you have five or six follow up emails waiting in the auto responder, once you have started building your list you need to keep in touch with it.

Do not send the follow up emails too often, people are going to sign up for your free report, they really don’t want you bombarding their inbox on a daily basis. They have trusted you with their email address don’t abuse them.

Having your own mailing list is a great way to get targeted traffic to your site. By emailing them, you remind them of your site, and give them a link straight back to it.

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sales and more money. It is said that the true value of each subscriber is $1 per month. Again, doing this right will allow you to make money from home online and the nicest part of it all is that, once set up, these businesses run by themselves!

So get your list started and keep in contact with it.

Paid auto responder service http://www.aweber.com

Free auto responder service http://www.listwired.com

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Opt in Page

This is a specific page you use on your site to give away your viral report and to collect your sign ups to your list.

Adding an opt-in box to your wordpress blog, once you have created your form, copy the code and paste it into a text widget box to appear wherever you would like it to appear on your blog. It is usually best to add this to the top left section of the page.

Experiment and play around a little with it, test it, to see where it works best.

If you have a static web site, you need to create a page to add your form code to. Don’t make your opt in page so busy that the visitor cannot find the opt in box. All you need is a simple page with a headline, a brief description of your offer, a little graphic image of your free report, the opt in box and the call to action.

Once they have signed up, make sure you re direct them back to your home page or to an offer page if you have one, don’t loose your visitor to your auto responders thank you page, keep them on your site.

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Once you have set this system up, let’s take it to the next level.

Look around for give away events you can join. You already have your report, and the means of collecting subscribers, so go and add it to other sites that allow you to give your report away.

Some giveaways are targeted to specific niches others are just general in their nature. This blogger keeps an updated list of giveaway events on his blog. Find giveaways targeted to your niche.

http://thegoldengiveaway.blogspot.com/2010/08/updated-list-of-

internet-marketing_09.html

It is a statistical fact that the average visitor on the internet goes back to a certain web site that interests him or her an average of 7 times before buying.

How the heck can you get them back 7 times!!! There is a simple and easy answer. Just above, there was a mention of something called an opt-in page. This is frequently also called a squeeze page.

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So what’s the big deal? These pages allow you to gather the email addresses of some of your visitors. You will make it worth their while by giving them something for their time. Usually, this will be a free, but valuable report or ebook on a subject they are visiting about.

The reason that people have to visit on average 7 times to buy is that they don’t trust you. If, on the other hand, you can contact them once a week or once a month or whatever time you decide with a newsletter you send out, you quickly become a trusted adviser to them on whatever they were searching for in the first place.

In effect, instead of them having to go to your site on average 7 times to be able to trust you enough to buy from you, you present yourself to them time after time and before long, their resistance to your offerings is gone and they will buy from you, again and again!

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This is extremely important and, for that reason, I’ve dedicated the second half of this ebook to the subject of squeeze pages (also known as Opt-in pages).

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Part 2

All About Squeeze Pages, Opt-in’s, One Time Offers and

Autoresponders

Introduction

I am about to show you how I make money online through these deadly effective methods so that you can do exactly the same. It is very simple to follow and will leave you in the positive position of being able to fire your boss aftewr making your first $1,000. After this you will be able to go on and make $1,000 every month plus much more. Your income will steadily grow allowing you the opportunity to have financial security without having to rely on someone else, the true value of knowing how to make money from home online.

This e-book contains everything that you need to know in order to hit your targets and make $1,000 this month then follow it on for every month thereafter. Don’t forget, these businesses add up. It’s not a matter that they die out and have to be rebuilt again the next month.

If you worked extremely hard you can very easily hit this figure in under 14 days it really is that easy. If you have taken the trouble to download this report you obviously see the value in earning $1,000

from your internet connection.

So stop everything else that you are working on and sit back and have a thorough read of how easy it is to make money online. These step by step instructions are the exact same as the ones I follow and I know it works as I have already fired my boss!!!

Whether you have just joined internet marketing or have been around a while and still not made money online this is your chance to change things for the better.

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When I first joined the make money online business I went from one system to another until I found that the simple methods made me the most money and this is what I want to show you.

So get comfy, relax and read my blueprint to the easy life….

Step 1 – Setting up a squeeze page

This is the most important step in your plan for $1,000 and careful consideration should go into planning this part of it. You are going to use the squeeze page to collect the names and email addresses of visitors going through to your website or blog.

You will do this by offering a valuable free report, e-book or software that when people sign up they will be able to receive completely free of charge.

Then once you have got the persons name and email address they will be forwarded to your one time offer (OTO). This is then when the cash starts to roll in to your bank account.

The squeeze page is all about drawing the attention of the reader and giving them a call of action so that they will download your free gift.

Then adding them to your free Ezine to make regular money from them. Obviously the more subscribers you have on the list the better and this is how your income will steadily grow over a period of time.

What is the best product to offer to visitors?

There are literally thousands of different things that you could offer to your visitors in order to join your list. However there is such a thing as some items been better than others.

For Example: If you offered a report the one with the catchy title would be the one that would get you the BEST sign up rate. If your free report was about article writing “top article writing tips” just doesn’t do anything for most people and sounds rather boring.

However if you offered a report called “break into article writing” it has a certain ring to it and gets people to really think about what they would want to achieve as an article writer.

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internet marketing tips. You can, though, turn the subject over to make money from home online with a food site.

However you should also keep it as varied as you can so that it suits most internet marketers instead of just hitting one of the many make money online niches. If you are into social media this is the perfect place to be everyone wants to know how to generate free traffic through Twitter, FaceBook and MySpace. Then when they are on your subscriber list you can offer them a bit of everything.

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Here is what I recommend that you offer to your new subscribers:

*Anything that isn’t freely available on the internet

*Is unique to existing information

*Information lists and created into a report

Any of the above will give you great response rates and will give you the edge on your competition.

This is why they can work for you…..

Anything that isn’t freely available on the internet If you went for something that everyone is promoting you have lost the edge as you are no different to any other Tom, Dick or Harry. This is my favourite way for generating products have a good look around the internet and find something that is selling for a premium and re-create it for free.

This is an absolute goldmine as if 1000 people are paying right now for a report in a specialist field come along and create a free version.

Make sure you don’t copy someone else’s work just their idea. If article writing is hot then create a report about how to get articles ranking high on Google. It doesn’t even have to be as long as the paid version just good enough to use to build your list on the internet.

Is unique to existing information

If a new trend arrives on the internet make money from it as soon as you can. Everyone right now is selling e-books about article writing but what else could you make instead that would pull in the subscribers?

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