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JRMDJRMD subscriber Posts: 2


  • NuevolutionNuevolution subscriber Posts: 30 Bronze Level Member
    There are various ways you can create traffic to your web site
    1. Making Flyers and posting them everywhere2. Submitting your web site to Search Engines3. Creating an email list and Invest on an E-mail Marketing software and send newsletters4. Word of mouth5. Embed Keywords into your web site`s headerThese are some ways you can dirrect traffic to your web site, but remember there is a difference between directing traffic to your web site, and another is making sales.. I would look at "how am I going to close an online sale" as well as directing traffic to your web site.. Give 10 % off or something that will attract customers.  
  • iouone2iouone2 subscriber Posts: 14
    JRMD,I would also suggest looking through some of the previous posts in the category of Marketing strategies, sales tactics, PR campaigns. Found here at Startup Nation.
  • JRMDJRMD subscriber Posts: 2
       Thanks much evoulution, yeh  I am going to try those ideas
  • JRMDJRMD subscriber Posts: 2
    Given the nature of your site I would strongly recommend advertising... and not expecting many people to visit based on using it in forum signatures or other similar means.
           What is forum signatures?
  • JRMDJRMD subscriber Posts: 2
              I invested a small amount of money nothing major. Of course this was not to make a fast buck, some people understand that there is a ceartin amount of work that comes with each task to be succesfull. I truly am interested in becoming a e-comm. business.
  • zeppzepp subscriber Posts: 2
    I think it`s going to be a tough road for you JRMD. But you might
    consider ways to try to reach niche markets...

    Here`s one off the top of my head (I`m sure there are many ideas you
    can come up with too):

    Embarassing products: Some people might be a bit squeamish to go
    to a regular pharmacy to purchase embarassing products like jock-
    itch cream, female hygiene products, lice (and it`s rather
    embarassing cousin) removal products, pregnancy tests, birth
    control meds, erectile disfunction meds, etc. You can try to speak to
    the emotional side of these particular products and offer your
    solution, "discrete online purchases."

    I think your best approach is to try to identify an emotional need
    that can be met by using your particular service. You can advertise
    locally, and you can try using pay-per-click advertising in Yahoo &
    Google. You can also try to create some in-depth content (blog or
    otherwise) around these emotional needs to try to gain placement in
    search engines for those particular issues and promote your
    solutions within that content.

    Good luck!
  • ChuckChuck subscriber Posts: 6
    Hey Zepp/Chris - not to burst anyone`s bubble, but we actually profiled an entrepreneur who`s been serving the `embarrassing` product market in one of our Key Moves a while back.  Just wanted to point out Tom Nardone`s story with ShopInPrivate.com in case you were interested.
  • zeppzepp subscriber Posts: 2
    Nope, not my original idea, Chris. I probably did hear about it from
    the Sloan Brothers! (So much data in my head, it`s hard to remember
    where I hear or see ideas). Thanks for the link Chuck! When I get a
    few minutes I`ll take a good look.

    For what it`s worth, JRMD, I think it`s still a great idea, even if you`re
    not the first to try it out. Seems like this could be a huge market and
    there`s always room for more.
  • RSchlieperRSchlieper subscriber Posts: 0
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  • JRMDJRMD subscriber Posts: 2
        Thanks much Zepp., I have been getting a-lot of negative critism because people are not educated on the subject. Thank you for your support!
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