Archive for September, 2010
Knowing which niches are generally profitable is one of the first steps to successful Internet marketing, personally I do believe that any good idea implemented correctly can be profitable but starting with the soft targets is never a bad thing. Keep in mind that many of these niches are well known and highly competitive.
The Internet by nature is a very open platform and there are endless ways to make money with your imagination being the only limiting factor but lets look at the most common methods used that have been proven to be successful.
Not everybody is in position to invest a lot of money in their online start up and sometimes you need a few ways to generate your first income streams which you can reinvest into the bigger and more profitable ideas.
Building back links can be time consuming and finding suitable places to get your links in can take up the better portion of your day but there are some ways to find good back link ideas quickly however I do feel obliged to a attach a no spam disclaimer to this post by simply saying that I do not advocate spam in any way but I believe that unless you have 12 months or longer to sit around waiting for some search engine love you will need to build your own back links and looking at the competition can save you a lot of time.
For those of you that have not noticed yet Google has some new Ad formats and sizes on the way which will be available on the display network, doubleclick and Youtube.
A LONG standing discussion has been the various options for dealing with multiple domains for the same content. In other words how do you properly deal with owning more than one version of your domain without hurting your search engine rankings. If you own domain.com and domain.co.uk, domain.info, domain,us etc you will need to understand how certain parking methods can impact your search engine rankings.
One of the most important aspects of good advertising is the quality of the writing involved, a well written copy can drastically increase conversions and if you are a talented writer with some advertising or marketing experience you make quite a reasonable income through writing
Free domains and sub-domains have been available since the beginning of the Internet and although a a paid for TLD will always be better not everyone can afford one when starting out. Here is a list of all the free domains available.
Link building is probably one of the most important SEO functions you will deal with and it literally never ends, links come and go so you will have to constantly work at building your links if you want to maintain site growth.
Web directories might not carry the same weight they did years ago but it is still worth taking the time to submit your site at least to the bigger directories and it really can be a powerful back link to start improving your rankings.