Internet Marketing comes in a wide variety of types and forms.By marketing on the internet, you can capture the attention of visitors and converts them into customers.
‘Internet marketing refers to the strategies that are used to market a product or service online, marketing strategies that include search engine optimization and search engine submission, copywriting that encourages site visitors to take action, web site design strategies, online promotions, reciprocal linking, and email marketing – and that’s just hitting the highlights.’ ~ about.com
Internet marketing is the best way for online businesses to reach customers and turn their businesses into powerful sales engines.Here are some effective internet marketing methods you can use to market and popularize you website online:
Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization is defined as a process of developing or re-developing your website to attract traffic by securing top ranking on the major search engines/directories for selected search terms and phrases. This simply means that by optimizing your website, you make it easier for the search engine and thereby your prospective customers to find you (your business) on the internet.
Search Engine Marketing
Search Engine Marketing (SEM) includes several techniques - Paid Inclusion, Traditional Ads and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Advertising. You can use any of these techniques to gain you maximum visibility on search engines such as Google, Yahoo!, MSN etc., which will help you generate sales, drive traffic to your website and increase customer awareness of a customer.
Banner & Skyscraper Advertisements
A banner generally is a horizontal bar across the top of a web page while a skyscraper run vertically down the left or right hand side of the web page. These colorful often animated advertisements use click-through to transfer interested prospects from the banner to your own website.
An Online Directory is equivalent of Yellow Pages i.e. they have basic or enhanced listings of a variety of industries. By listing your online business with an online directory, you ensure if your sector, location or company name is searched for, your details will come up. An enhanced listing (which is a paid service) will allow interested prospects to click-through to your website, learn more about your products and services and make purchases instantly.
These are only few internet-marketing techniques that you can use to market and popularize your website online. Each of these techniques can help you reach out to millions of visitors and convert them to customers.