How to Make Use of Internet Marketing Resources
Whether you’re new to internet marketing or are an old pro, it’s important to continually expand your knowledge. There are some great internet marketing resources that will help you do that. Learning on an ongoing basis will help you expand your business.
Here are some helpful tips for you:
Your RSS Reader
If you use Google Reader or another tool, you can have your favourite blogs fed to your home page so that you can stay up to date on internet marketing. Subscribe to internet marketing blogs and check your reader regularly to keep up to speed on what’s happening. It’s a good idea to pick five to ten blogs to start with. Choose great industry mentors who update frequently.
Go Google alerts and subscribe to receive updates on particular keywords. This is especially good if you’re an affiliate marketer because you can keep up to date and up to speed on the keywords you’re trying to rank for as well as new indexings of the product(s) you are selling.
Social Media Sites
Sites like Twitter and Facebook, Digg and StumbleUpon are powerful internet marketing tools that I take full advantage of. And… they’re free. It only takes time to learn how to unleash the power of these social sites. Learn how to use them and use them regularly to help you build your brand and your online presence. library resource sharing
Internet Marketing Forums
There are quite a few community forums dedicated to the topic of IM. Reading these on a regular basis can help you share ideas, data mine, and brainstorm with other marketers. If you want to get into the business of mentoring new marketers, this can be a great place to find protégées as well.
There are membership groups that allow you to join for mentoring purposes. You can be the protégée and learn from experts via one on one training, through videos, e-books, and articles.
Internet Marketing Newsletters
A lot of internet marketers that teach the art of marketing for the web will send out newsletters. Subscribing gets you information for free. Sure, you may be offered something for a fee but most successful marketers are still giving away valuable information in those emails. Even if you’re not ready to buy, you can benefit from the information they share with you.
Videos and Webinars
Watch how-to videos and commentary from internet marketing experts. You can learn simple things that make your life easier and you can learn expert tricks and tactics to help you take your online business to the next level of success. Some internet marketing mentors share videos and webinars on a regular basis.
Conferences and Workshops
There are marketing conferences around the world that offer help to internet marketers and professional bloggers. Many of them are inexpensive and may even be free to attend. Even if you have to spend a bit of money to attend, you’ll be able to learn and network and increase your earning potential. Networking could bring about new opportunities for you to expand your marketing reach and make more money on ground floor opportunities.