Everyday there is some sort of news about criminal acts on the Internet and especially violating our children. Most recently in the news I saw an article where there was a “Facebook child abuse image ring.” I mean what in the world is wrong with these people. Now the criminals are coming into our homes through the Internet. As parents we have to be able combat this problem by educating our children and keeping all lines of communication open.
First of all, you need to pick an interesting, unique, or lucrative niche. This can be any subject that you know people are already looking for answers. An easy and very effective way to do this is to use Google’s AdWords Keyword tool. It’s not a good idea to focus on a niche that you are not very interested in, because you may find it difficult to go writing about. It is better if you choose to focus on a single niche that you already love writing about and that you are somewhat knowledgeable about. Doing so is much like picking the online battles that you could win over.
Almost everyone is on a social media site so don’t discount your eighty-nine year old long lost relative. She might be an avid gardener and is blogging or twittering horticultural advice. Check out sites like LinkedIn, Face Book, MySpace, Twitter, discussion boards and join me. Start with the sites that are a match to the person’s interests and/or demographics.
Everyone’s picked up on guitar boy’s lead and commenced uploading guitar and piano solos of their own, but the difference is that most of them WRITE THEIR OWN STUFF! These talented (or not-so-talented) musicians are aggressively promoting their own music by linking their YouTube videos to CD’s on their websites! I visited one such site just the other day. It was from an artist named Terra Naomi and since she began posting videos of her own songs on YouTube last year she’s online blogs built her own fan base and even boasts fans-only videos! I linked some of her videos directly to my blog, which brings me to my next free promotional tip.
Another place to get easy back links is through local directories. Sure they probably won’t bring you many visitors. The flip side however is that they provide a local vote that sites well with search engines.
It is much easier to specialize in pay per click advertising then it would be to try this on a part-time basis and also try social media, article marketing, traffic exchanges, forum marketing, classified advertising, email marketing, bulk mail, and so on..
As was mentioned earlier in this article, a home business can be both appealing and intimidating. Hopefully you have gleaned some good information and advice from the tips shared in this article. Put that advice into action, and watch as things begin to work more smoothly for your home business.