Just like physical advertising has trends, there are internet marketing trends that can, if taken advantage of, make you hundreds of dollars and really up your customer base. But just like real world trends, if you dont jump on these online trends quickly enough, youll find yourself left behind.
One of the biggest marketing trends going on right now involved social networks like MySpace, Friendster, and Facebook. These networks are all fairly similar; users sign up for a free profile and can post information about themselves, their likes, what they do for a living, etc. Most let users also post pictures and videos. Once theyve made their profile, they can search for other people and add them as their friends.
The whole point of these networking sites is to get in contact with friends, family, and, sometimes, total strangers. Its the total strangers part that really interests us. By creating a profile for your business and adding people as your friends, you can get the word out there to millions.
Some of these sites, like MySpace, even include special profiles for bands, authors, and filmmakers. This makes it even easier for people to find your profile and...