New marketers often come online, hoping to make their fortune, but the success rate is slim. According to Ken McArthur at AffiliateShowcase.com, its only 5%. The reasons for that difference between the successful and the unsuccessful are myriad, but one reason is that folks dont advertise enough or in the right ways. Did you know that there are some great free ways to get all the visitors you need?
The best free advertising online today comes from three distinct practices:
* Writing a blog
* Writing articles
* Using traffic exchanges
Lets look at these three methods a bit closer.
Writing a blog is simple and anyone can do it. Web logs, or as weve come to call themblogs, can be about anything, but Id advise you to write about something you know well. Whats your passion or hobby? Do you have some specialized knowledge that you can rely on to write a blog that others will subscribe to and enjoy? Those are good places to start. But whatever the subject may be, you can capitalize by advertising the site you want to promote in a sidebar to the blog, where space is provided for you to enter links and text ads. Or, you can include information...