Saturday, April 18, 2009

How To Create An Internet Marketing Gorilla From Scratch

So you are a beginner to internet marketing, or you just want to learn to market online. You don't know the first thing about it, and you're hoping to learn. The honest and very unpopular truth is that you have an immense amount to learn. The purpose of this article is to educate you on what concepts you will need to learn. Because of the immenseness of this topic, I won' t be able to teach you about them all but I will tell you what they are.

Website design is the first thing you're going to have to cover. Yes, you can buy a website but I would recommend learning at least some web design. It will come in handy without question. Part of designing an online gorilla will be copy writing. Unless you can write copy that compels, there will be no gorilla in your jungle.

Now let's move on to the biggie, which is traffic generation. There are enough concepts here to keep you busy for months. Here are the topics you will need to learn if you're going to be able to build from the ground up.

Search engine optimization is hugely important and can be the lifeblood of your site. Making your site rank well can be enormously vital. Learn this skill and you will without question increase your value as an internet marketer.

Next you will need to learn social networking. There are a few different types of sites you will need to learn to use. These include social bookmark sites, social networks, and social voting sites. If you skip this aspect of internet business, you will never reach your full potential.

Social media is still very untapped and the potential is enormous. Many sites don't rely on Google anymore, because social traffic can be much larger than Google traffic if you use the right avenues.

Building a list of sites you can update with your news is going to be vital if you want your business to grow. Get linked to from a handful of prominent sites and you will have a huge amount of traffic in a very short period of time.

Lastly, you will need to cover making money with your traffic. You have several options here including selling products and services, advertising programs, and sponsored writing. Seriously, just learn about them all and then choose the one that best lines up with your site.

Since this lesson couldn't possible detail all of those different concepts, you have some work to do. Start learning each one, implement them, and with enough dedication and commitment you will eventually create an internet marketing gorilla.

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