Welcome to Thrive Online. You are about to learn some very powerful ideas and techniques to help you double your internet marketing productivity in 90 days without burning out.
Here’s why you need a daily marketing success ritual.
We all think we’re smarter and more accurate than we really are, so we don’t test our assumptions about our customers in the real world. One hour invested in researching saves from 10 to 100 hours of wasted time. So start talking to prospects and customers today and every day about what they want, which needs they have that aren’t being met, and what to include in your products and services.
An RSS feed is a feature you can add to your website, so that visitors who subscribe are notified every time your website is updated. RSS, stands for Real Simple Syndication. You can recognize an RSS feed by the commonly used symbol to the right.
Why is an RSS feed a good thing?
- Customer Bottom Line: Subscribing to feeds makes it possible for consumers to keep up with a large amount of online content in a very short time.
- Website Owner Bottom Line: Feeds permit instant distribution of content and the ability to make it subscribable.
RSS is mainly used for blogs, because they are updated so often. Your visitors who are familiar with RSS will click on the RSS feed symbol and sign up to be notified every time you add a new post to your blog.
The challenges to internet marketing success today are different from ten years ago. Why? Because buyer behavior has changed. People trust traditional marketing messages less, and are much more involved in the buying process than they used to be. For example, the average car buyer spends four hours or more researching cars on the internet before they even venture into a dealership.
It has changed how we as consumers use our time, what we give our attention to, who we trust, and the number of purchasing choices available. Here’s what you can do about it.
Does your website really mean business? Are you getting the traffic you want? Does it send you qualified leads? How is your percentage of online sales growing?
How do you choose among the vast and ever growing array of online marketing tools to give your online business website a boost? Here is the top 10 list of tools I recommend for the participants in my internet marketing workshops. If you set these up, and use them effectively, you will be far ahead of the game.
After optimizing your web page, so it is easily found by search engines, you still need to do another part of search engine optimization to demonstrate that others aside from you think your page is important. You want your page to have page authority, so search engines will rank your page higher in their search results. And you get that authority in the eyes of Google and an other Search Engines when other websites relevant to your subject area link to your website giving you domain authority. There are several ways of getting these links. Here we talk about…
Want to attract visitors from your local area? Optimize your site for local search.
Once you have your website set up basics in place, what tools will you use to build it?
If you still think in terms of your “target market,” you have some recovery to do before you can use the new world of social media effectively