What are your top 3 strategies to market your business?

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I would like to get more marketing insights on how to better promote online. Many or most marketers I know do not use one strategy to promote their business, but there are usually at least 3 strategies they use. What are yours?
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  • Profile picture of the author nuworld
    Seo
    Ppc
    Ppv
    Solo ads

    If done consistently, there's no reason to fail.
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    • Profile picture of the author lachlandv
      Originally Posted by nuworld View Post

      Seo
      Ppc
      Ppv
      Solo ads

      If done consistently, there's no reason to fail.
      Basically just spend money.
      But hey you gotta lose it to make it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nickolie0990
    I call it my triple A Business Model, here it is (in a nutshell...)

    A1 - Build my Audience

    This is my email list (mainly), here the two major facts are lead magnets and traffic sources. So far my top traffic sources are:

    1. My Email List
    2. Integration
    3. Solo Ads and Ad Swaps
    4. PPC (Mainly Facebook)
    5. Social Media

    A2. Develop Affinity with my Audience

    I do this by doing live web broadcasts and webinars. I like doing live web broadcasts because it really builds that relationship fast and I can deliver targeted INDIVIDUAL results to the people on my list quickly.

    A3. Passive Cash Flowing Assets

    Next, I simple re-purpose the content from the live shows and I turn them into sales funnels to promote affiliate products. Works fantastically, then all I do is take that money I make from my commissions and buy offline assets.

    Stuff that puts money into my pocket passive. I find offline assets are far more valuable then online.

    Overall, it's a simple system, I work 8 hours a month (mostly doing live shows, which are fun) and I don't have to worry about support teams, dealing with affiliates or FTC crap.

    My integration brings in the vast majority of my new leads on autopilot and my re-purposed content delivers follows ups as well as my live shows delivers personal results and my assets ensure that I make more money over time without me working harder for them.

    Just keeping it really simple...

    Mark
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    • Profile picture of the author rockong
      Originally Posted by Nickolie0990 View Post

      I call it my triple A Business Model, here it is (in a nutshell...)

      A1 - Build my Audience

      This is my email list (mainly), here the two major facts are lead magnets and traffic sources. So far my top traffic sources are:

      1. My Email List
      2. Integration
      3. Solo Ads and Ad Swaps
      4. PPC (Mainly Facebook)
      5. Social Media

      A2. Develop Affinity with my Audience

      I do this by doing live web broadcasts and webinars. I like doing live web broadcasts because it really builds that relationship fast and I can deliver targeted INDIVIDUAL results to the people on my list quickly.

      A3. Passive Cash Flowing Assets

      Next, I simple re-purpose the content from the live shows and I turn them into sales funnels to promote affiliate products. Works fantastically, then all I do is take that money I make from my commissions and buy offline assets.

      Stuff that puts money into my pocket passive. I find offline assets are far more valuable then online.

      Overall, it's a simple system, I work 8 hours a month (mostly doing live shows, which are fun) and I don't have to worry about support teams, dealing with affiliates or FTC crap.

      My integration brings in the vast majority of my new leads on autopilot and my re-purposed content delivers follows ups as well as my live shows delivers personal results and my assets ensure that I make more money over time without me working harder for them.

      Just keeping it really simple...

      Mark
      I love your response Mark - it's a great way to show how to build a business and a lifestyle, instead of just working for cash on a monthly basis.

      I'm going to PM you - let's chat more. No worries, I'm not a noob trying to scrub off you ha. Just wanted to connect with a strong-minded individual
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Kohler
    1 - Choosing a hungry/desperate niche
    2 - Building a website around that niche
    3 - Paying Fiverr people to build Link Wheels, drive traffic, and submit articles
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    1) Blogging

    2) Forum marketing

    3) Blog marketing

    3a) Social marketing
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    • Profile picture of the author Mousumi
      Well said..It summarizes several other promotional work.

      Originally Posted by Randall Magwood View Post

      1) Blogging

      2) Forum marketing

      3) Blog marketing

      3a) Social marketing
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  • Profile picture of the author Jillsescape
    Yep, variety is key. I use solo ads, CPC Broker, blogging, social media, and email marketing to get the word out. If you had a brick and mortar business, you would definitely have to spend money to get your product in there and open your business--same goes for online. I tried for a long time to make it go with free advertising--it works if you have the time, which I don't! So I put my faith in my goals and am now spending $ on advertising. Fiverr.com is a great tool--I just used it for the 1st time today to bring more fans to my FB fan page and another to bring many more views to my blog, which has advertising built around it. $10 spent--let's hope the result is good!
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by betterwtveter View Post

    What are your top 3 strategies to market your business?
    (i) Build relationships

    (ii) Avoid hype

    (iii) Provide value
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  • Profile picture of the author joefizz
    Hey!

    Activities associated with:
    • Know
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    • Trust

    Simple things...

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  • Profile picture of the author K Mec
    1.Search target market
    2.Offer value for money product
    3.built relationship with customer
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  • Profile picture of the author Theduke2011
    A strong combination of Craigslist campaigns, Email marketing, and SEO
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  • Profile picture of the author marketfurther
    1. SEO - Can't complain about free traffic when it's up for the taking.

    2. PPC - It's okay to pay for traffic though I only do this for my own products, not sites based on affiliate commissions.

    3. Social - Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest each have a large captive audience. Different niches will be more applicable to some than others. In general you should at least be active on a Facebook page and sharing interesting posts. If your content is exciting, funny, controversial or otherwise viral you can really expand your reach quickly. Giveaway promotions are also very effective with social media.
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  • Profile picture of the author Adenan
    Honestly we don't need any specific strategies to market an online business.If there exists a strategy ,its name is "Organic". Everything should be natural ,we don't even need a single backlink (backlinks will find you naturally), or we don't need to buy a single click or impression

    The secret is starting something unique ,or innovate something new out of existing ,or just create a clone of something already there ,but the difference is keep working on it on a regular basis (Most of the people will fail at this particular point aka losing interest)

    for example if you want to be blogger ,discover your area of interest under the globe (not niches with top cpa offers) ,blog it,add unique contents (no stuff like spinning or whatever) ,at least add one unique article per day ,then keep on going for 6 months ,i say it again 6 months

    And its not a surprise that the blog can make your living ,not just living ,happy living ,so here goes my top 3 strategies

    1) Never ever think of money

    2) Be Organic /Natural

    3) Don't forget Rule No: 1

    ;-)
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  • Profile picture of the author Dlemon
    1) forum posting
    2) Craigslist
    3) consistency
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  • Profile picture of the author paul nicholls
    for me it`s

    1. my IM blog
    2. my email list
    3. my membership site
    4. solo ads
    5. forums

    Paul
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  • Profile picture of the author betterwtveter
    Thanks guys these are great insights. But what is funny is that marketing is not that complex come to think of it because everyone has their own strategy but a lot of similarities.
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  • Profile picture of the author PerformanceMan
    1) Identify
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    • Profile picture of the author adamj2
      I like to combine slower long term free strategies with quicker free and paid strategies and stay consistent with them all:

      Free and Slow: Blogging and articles.

      Free and Quick: Syndicating content via social media, free classified ads, and ranking YouTube videos.

      Paid and Quick: Solo Ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author RedShifted
    Craigslist
    Youtube
    Facebook

    There is SO MUCH traffic on those 3 sites alone. And I still suck at facebook. Once I master facebook like I've mastered CL & YT, I don't think I'll need any other sites tbo.
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  • Profile picture of the author anis001
    SEO,SMM,Classified adds posting
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  • Profile picture of the author charleswilson971
    Social networking sites are the best platform to spread our services because these services help us to get direct traffic. There are multiple social networks but for the best work you we should use Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Myspace, kasbee, Stumbleupon, and Bebo. These platforms are amazing and responsive.
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  • Profile picture of the author soupstock
    also try getting low cost foot soldiers. there are tons of websites out there that provide traffic gigs, like uturk and fiverr.
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  • Profile picture of the author soupstock
    i have a few gigs on fiverr. i do like drop card delivery stuff like that
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  • Profile picture of the author MarvyDery
    1. Niche blogging
    2. Email marketing
    3. Social Media Networking
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  • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
    Originally Posted by betterwtveter View Post

    I would like to get more marketing insights on how to better promote online. Many or most marketers I know do not use one strategy to promote their business, but there are usually at least 3 strategies they use. What are yours?
    1. Paid advertising
    2. Strategic partnerships / alliances
    3. Free publicity

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    • Profile picture of the author myob
      1. Positioning as an authoritative source and expert/specialist in selected niches.
      2. Establishing high visibility within targeted demographic networks.
      3. Building continuity relationships based on trust, value, and fulfillment of expectations.
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  • Profile picture of the author ronnieavelino
    I think if I have a big business online I need to build my SEO dream team. It will consist of:

    Blog Writer
    Guest Blogger
    Link Builder
    Technical OnPage SEO
    In-House Tool Developer
    Sales/Account Manager/Project Manager

    In that way, they could focus on what they do and to be organized in marketing our business.

    Regards,

    Ronnie
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  • Profile picture of the author thebitbotdotcom
    mot) write articles
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisHer
    Lots of good advice here. My 3 have been said over and over. I would just add that quality is the key to success in affiliate marketing in the new environment being formed by Google. Vets can get away with a lot more because they have built lists. Without this you will definitely need to establish yourself in your niche through a quality blog that really reaches your market.
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  • Profile picture of the author smkmarketing
    I find it interesting as a beginner, how each of you has a different plan of attack and I am assuming most of which are working for each of you to some degree. Very cool stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author michaelplies
    Email Marketing
    SMM
    SEO
    PPC/PPV
    Solo Ads
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  • Profile picture of the author refermoneyus
    1.)craigslist
    2.)facebook
    3.)commenting on blogs

    wish you the best of luuck
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