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  • 1. Internet Marketing for Small Home-based Businesses

2. Small home-based businesses battle to stay on searchengine listings and gain the advertising and marketingexposure they deserve. Small home-based businessowners typically don't have the money for expensiveadvertising and marketing. It is for this reason thatpopular big name companies seem to have taken overthe online market by advertising on television, inmagazines, and at the top of almost every search enginelisting. Small home-based businesses should not bediscouraged. It is possible for small home-based internetbusinesses to move up the ladder of success througheffective and creative internet marketing. Small home-basedinternet businesses are able to gain the exposurethey 3. deserve, but they must use strategies other thanstandard marketing and advertising methods used by bigname companies. 4. Small home-based businesses striving for marketing andadvertising success need to grab the attention ofpotential customers. After grabbing the attention ofpotential customers, it's critical to keep their attention.Home-based business owners should consider offeringpotential customers and those looking for informationon the internet the high-quality information they arelooking for through opt-in newsletters. 5. Small home-based business owners can bring in newcustomers and keep customers coming back by givingthem the information or news they're seeking online.For example, if a small home-based internet businesssells craft items, the home-based business owner canoffer valuable free information on craft projects.Thoseseeking craft project ideas and instructions through acraft project newsletter will find links to materials andsupplies. Marketing small home-based businessesthrough newsletters can greatly increase earnings. 6. The owner of a small home-based internet businessdoesn't have to be a great writer to develop an internetnewsletter full of valuable information. There are anumber of helpful internet programs to assist owners ofsmall home-based businesses with developing andmarketing products and newsletters. Offer people theinformation they are seeking, and they will sign up toreceive the information. Before long, newslettermarketing efforts will pay off through 7. ever increasing sales. 8. Home-based small business owners who don't have timefor newsletters should consider joining one of the manypopular link exchange programs. Marketing small home-basedbusinesses becomes effortless, and home-basedbusinesses literally begin marketing themselves. Linkexchange members assist each other with marketing,and they help increase website traffic. Potentialcustomers gain access to small business websites theyotherwise wouldn't have found. 9. Marketing efforts can be increased by directlyexchanging links with other business websites. Smallhome-based businesses can offer their banners and linksin exchange for banner and links from other smallbusiness websites. There is no cost for this type ofmarketing, and small home-based business websites canincrease traffic and sales considerably. Choose linkexchange partners wisely to gain the most marketingbenefits and exposure for your small home-basedinternet business. 10.