Archive for July, 2010
Last Updated on Thursday, 20 October 2011 12:47 Written by admin Wednesday, 28 July 2010 08:16
Article writing is something that many people do as a part time job but even more people make article writing their full time career. Since brick and mortar jobs have become much scarcer these days, job seekers have turned to the internet seeking an income. There are many ways to earn money with a computer; online auctions and storefronts are the most well known ways to turn the internet into cash. What mainstream people do not realize is that each of these web sites and blogs need content. While the web surfing customer realizes that the web sites they visit have material on the pages to inform or entertain them, it probably does not occur to most people that this content is purchased from ghost writers.
Ghost writing is the term used in article writing which means that one person writes the words in an article and then someone else buys those written words. Once the article has been purchased by the second party, it becomes their property and they can legally put their name on the article. This behavior is perfectly legal and has been done for centuries, and both parties satisy a need by doing it this way. The ghost writer does not only write articles but also blog posts, product descriptions and whatever else the purchaser can think of.
Article writing is not only a job option for those who want to work on the world wide web. Magazines, newsletters, newspapers and whatever else a person reads on a daily basis are all composed of articles or some other type of copy. More and more often, though, this type of writing for print is still heavily involved with the internet as more companies who purchase the writing accept submissions of complete articles or queries via their own website.
One may wonder how they can begin writing articles. There are many sites who hire ghostwriters with little or no experience with writing for hire. The only thing these sites require is that the prospective writer has a good command of the language, grammar and spelling. If the prospective writer has something worth saying but grammar and spelling is not their strong suit, there are several spell checkers and grammar programs available to them.
Last Updated on Thursday, 20 October 2011 12:47 Written by admin Tuesday, 27 July 2010 08:37
Most Internet marketers recognize the need to include article marketing in their marketing campaigns. Articles provide several advantages over most other forms of marketing online. We will discuss nine good reasons to use articles in your marketing campaigns.
Back links â€“ Using articles as back links is probably the number one reason marketers employ them. The article is written so that the website can increase in rank in the search engines. The more back links a website has the higher it moves up in the search engines increasing traffic to your website. More traffic equals more sales.
Viral marketing â€“ Webmasters who need new content may place your article on their blog or newsletter with your contact information intact. This can serves as a back link to boost your rankings in the search engines and as a direct link to your website.
Expert status â€“ Articles give your readers the impression that you are an expert in your niche. You become the go-to person in your niche because of the information you give your readers.
Long-term results â€“ Articles once written and established on the Internet never go away. Your articles will still be working to bring you business many years from now.
Perfect occupation â€“ Article marketing can be the perfect occupation done from home. Whether you write articles for others or write them for your own business you can write them anytime and anywhere.
Recurring income â€“ You and your fellow webmasters will always need new original content. As long as you keep writing articles you will have recurring income as a webmaster or as an article writer for others.
No-cost â€“ Your only investment in article marketing is time. Thereâ€™s no cost in writing and submitting articles if you do it yourself. You can decide how much time you want to invest to get the back links you need.
Good second revenue â€“ Even if you have a full-time job article marketing is doable on a part-time basis. Articles can be written in your spare time to promote your websites or to make money as a ghostwriter.
Your own boss â€“ Article marketing is a great way to become your own boss. It is highly flexible and costs very little to get started. If you like writing you can now get paid for it.
Including article marketing in your online campaigns will bring benefits to your business for years to come.
Last Updated on Friday, 21 October 2011 12:20 Written by admin Friday, 23 July 2010 09:58
Leveraging the power of affiliate programs is an exciting and potent way to turn your home-based efforts into a second revenue stream. Eventually these efforts can graduate to the point that it becomes your primary income and affords a comfortable lifestyle. So let us take a closer look at what affiliate marketing is and how a person can use affiliate programs to earn an income.
The simplest way to understand affiliate marketing is as a partnership between a business and a web presence. The business benefits by increased exposure to its products and/or services, and the web presence (you) benefits by achieving a portion of that success in the form of a payout. Often affiliate programs dictate payout as a percentage of the sales they achieve through your marketing.
The key to successful affiliate programs is when and how they are applied. If marketing is blunt, it tends to alienate the consumer. Therefore, you will not find a lot of success by hitting up various Internet communities, invading their space, and extolling the virtues of some product or service. On the other hand, if you write an article that is interesting and stands on its own, you can use relevant affiliate marketing to great effect.
For this reason, affiliate programs tend to perform extremely well on blogs. The trick is to find the affiliate that has synergy with the theme of the blog. Of course, it is possible to choose a program and then to develop an appropriate website. However, this tends to work better in theory than in practice. Not counting the large commercial entities, the most successful blogs are those powered by passionate authors.
Now, while affiliate marketing can be a lucrative venture, it is important to have realistic expectations. There will be hard work involved, and it will take time before it is strong enough to become the sole source of oneâ€™s income. Consider that you must develop a strong blog idea, begin to develop strong content, develop an audience and thus traffic, and finally find an affiliate product or service that has synergy with the subject.
It is also important to note that affiliate marketing requires a gentle touch. Push too hard and the blog will alienate its readership. Push not hard enough and the blog will fail to generate any revenue at all. However, if the blog author has the right amount of stick-to-itiveness, few home-based opportunities are as rewarding, both financially and emotionally.
Last Updated on Monday, 17 October 2011 07:35 Written by admin Thursday, 22 July 2010 11:07
Even if you’ve never heard of Adsense before, you’ve definitely seen it. Google’s advertising system is featured on millions of web pages around the world. It is the number one way for writers to earn money on the web and it is one of the simplest ways to monetize your blogs, personal websites, and other internet projects.
Essentially, users set a side space for advertisements to appear on their websites. Google will use an internet robot to crawl your content and create a suite of ads designed around the content being displayed on the page. Users can optimize their to display the highest earning ads by using “keywords”, a series of repeated words throughout the article which are high earners.
Anyone can learn to use Google Adsense. Although earnings tend to smart small, over time publishers using Google Ads can see serious cash rolling in. A popular blog can earn a hundred or more dollars a week. For those who are really serious about pursing second job writing online, building and maintaining websites devoted to Adsense can be a great way to be your own boss and make some serious cash.
Marketers can put in as much or as little effort as they want with Google Ads. Although research and website building is a great way to optimize your earnings, it is possible to earn a decent income just writing what you love. As long you are creating a website that brings in traffic, there’s is a good chance to earn with Adsense.
Users with a website can sign up for Adsense and are usually accepted into the program within a week. Be warned, however, your website must have content before it will be approved. Individual’s from countries such as India face some hurdles to getting their accounts approved: it often takes up to a year of creating content on your own site before Google will agree to let you into the program. Residents of countries in the Americas or Europe generally have few issues, however.
If you’ve ever wanted to earn money writing and building websites, Adsesne is likely the answer. This amazing tool can bring help anyone earn hundreds or even thousands of dollars a month. All it takes is a little bit of effort, know how, and patience.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:45 Written by admin Tuesday, 20 July 2010 12:08
An effective advertisement campaign means the difference between a thriving business and a flop. There is a simple tool that is used to determine the effectiveness of a given advertising method. This is known as ad tracking. Ad tracking allows a business owner to see what is working, what is not, and how to best spend their money to generate new revenue. Campaigns can easily be adapted by shoring up weaknesses and cutting out unprofitable advertising.
The great thing about it is that it is relatively simple to do. Ad tracking can be done out of the home to add a much needed second revenue stream to an income. This service is one that any business can benefit from. Knowing what works and what does not allows the owner or marketer to dump unprofitable marketing campaigns or keywords.
Third party ad tracking frees up the time of a busy business owner to focus on their core competency and servicing their customer base. This particular field is important yet easy enough to learn for someone who would like to be their own boss or work from the home.
One will typically use a 3rd party program to gather information about the clientâ€™s ad campaign. Studies can be conducted in different ways to find out the effectiveness of a given campaign. A 3rd party ad tracking program will count the hits coming in from different URLâ€™s which can then be used to break down traffic for a given campaign. Other studies may focus just as much on what the customer clicks on after they arrive on the page. This gives the person studying it an indicator of what is important to the customers that were brought in by a particular advertisement. Further tailoring of the ad campaign with this knowledge can drastically increase profits for the business.
By monitoring which facets of the campaign are actually making a difference, a consultant can help their client determine how to augment their marketing strategy. This can result in quick turnarounds that can be more profit into the pocket of the owner. Being able to provide that valuable service could potentially mean a hefty revenue stream for an enterprising individual.
Any business that does not partake of ad tracking is likely throwing money down the drain. This leaves a lot of room for an individual to step into that niche and make money from the comfort of their own home.