First off, it’s free, so anyone with a computer and an Internet connection can make money with a few solid bum marketing tips. It just takes a little self-education and self-motivation.
Make sure you put your contact information on the demo! I can’t tell you how many bands forget that. You have to realize that your CD will end up on a desk, mixed with other demos. Label everything.
Marketing with articles to promote your online business is a lot like SEO or link building or forum marketing to name a few other traffic generation techniques.
The next thing you want to do is decide on what specific advertising options you want to pursue. This can consist of things like solo ads, video Marketing, posting ads daily on classified sites, and posting on forums. You also want to consider things like writing articles and blog posts and maybe even passing out flyers. Once you put a plan into place, it will amaze you how much you are able to accomplish each day. Decide how many days each week you want to work and also how many hours you want to work. Having a daily checklist and checking off tasks as you complete them will help to keep you focused. This will also give you a sense of accomplishment knowing you are one step closer to your goals.
This involves on-page optimisation and link building. There are many, many different types of on-page optimisation and link building that are deemed acceptable and there are many that are seem as unacceptable. The easiest way to explain what you can and can’t do is by starting with what you can’t do. That falls under the “Black-Hat” banner.
This isn’t exactly a new thing. People have been using videos to promote their website or brand for a long time, and the format hasn’t exactly changed: give people something useful or entertaining for free, and tell them to come to your site for more. If you want to know how to grow a bonsai tree, there are videos that explain it, with links to a site where you can buy supplies.
While there is a lot more to learn and discuss about SEO, these are the absolute essentials you need to know before you start building the copy you need to fill out your website. If you start with a plan and list of solid keywords, you will find it easier to build a successful website that works for you.