5 Basic Rules of Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing is a new mantra, a sub part of the larger revolution known as digital marketing. Talking about internet marketing, one can say that there are hardly any disadvantages. There are only advantages. Internet marketing is free; it happens via social media apps and tools as well making them cost effective. This works well for most businesses. Secondly, it is time saving. Gone are the days of door-to door marketing. However, internet marketing is an art and there are some basic certain rules to be followed in order to utilize it optimally to give you the best results. Read on to know about the five basic rules of internet marketing.

Focus only on Target Audience

Your target audience will determine the success of your internet marketing. Research is of prime importance, something that you cannot do without. Narrowing down to the correct audience is a must while using internet marketing as if the target is not correctly directed you may land up spending time , energy and effort on the wrong audience failing to give you desired results. First of all you need to divert the correct audience towards your location of marketing , then only can you direct them towards your home site ,suggest them or rather tempt them to buy and thus generate sales.

Know Your Budget

Before any business set up activity the most important activity one indulges in is sorting out the budget. Internet marketing can be done by bearing a cost or either free of cost. If you are going for a costly marketing tool then think twice, place it in your budget and then see if you can really afford it. If not then opt for a cheaper option.

Reduce the Risk

If you by any chance are using paid tools then you must reduce the monetary risk of investment and to do so you must try out your experiment on a small-scale. If the ad costs per page then reduce the pages, if it costs for the time it is on screen then reduce the time. You need to see the click your get per day or per minute to know the success or failure rate of your marketing attempt.

Get Your Words Right

Getting your words right, your copy right is very essential when there are zillion marketers trying to sell the same thing to the same person. Hire someone professional, someone who is aware of the art of Search engine Optimisation. You can also place your ads on websites that attract a lot of traffic like social media sites that offer paid advertisement slots.

Consistency

After testing your marketing for a while if you see success you need to maintain it consistently. Do not give up to soon if you don’t see the numbers increasing. It takes time for people to notice ads and hence you need to be consistent overall.

These are 5 Basic Rules of Internet Marketing that one must adhere to if you are opting for this type of new Marketing. These thumb rules will help you no matter what your business model might be.





  1. Harish KrishnaHarish Krishna01-07-2013

    Great blog here Anirudh! And the consistency and targeted audience is the most important part of internet marketing. Great post dude!

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