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November 20, 2001
SIM's INSIDER REPORT is a free weekly newsletter dedicated to helping readers succeed online while saving both time and money with cutting-edge tools, tips and strategies for internet marketing, online advertising and website promotion.
IN THIS ISSUE
==> Tip of the Week
==> Tips, Tools & Resources
==> Affiliate Spotlight
==> SIM's Weekly Reports
==> Feedback & Contributions
==> Food for Thought
==> Advertising Section
Hello everyone. Judy Cullins gives us 10 "Non-Techie" ways to drive traffic to our websites in this week's Tip of the Week feature. Her suggestions are ones we should all be implementing on a regular basis.
On a similar note, branding has been a business buzzword for many years. But the term has implications far beyond corporate logos, mission statements and theme songs. Effective branding is all about telling customers who you are, what you do and how you do it. Bob Baker offers us an excellent report titled "9 Ways to Communicate a Rock-Solid Brand Identity Online." as the "Business/Sales Tip" in our Weekly Reports section. You can view it in HTML on the SIM site by clicking here... http://www.startupinternetmarketing.com/tips/tipsales.html
Kerri Reeves has launched a new service that you may find worthwhile. It's called "The Complete Startup Solution" and she gives us a run-down on it in this week's "Feedback & Contributions" feature. I looked it over pretty carefully and it indeed looks like a COMPLETE startup solution. This link will take you to her offering... http://www.startupinternetmarketing.com/mri
I found a site this week offering 50 MB of disk space for $5 per month. Along with that, you get 25 POP3 email accounts, 6 Gigs transfer, your own cgi-bin, 24/7 FTP access, and a 99.9% guaranteed uptime. I can't personally recommend this hosting service BUT the price and features sure look pretty good. You may want to take a closer look at http://www.your-site.com/.
Late breaking news just in... Mark Joyner has just come out with a new way to get traffic. It's a simple setup and even if you just pass it on to a few friends, your hits will start to add up. Check it out at: http://www.startupinternetmarketing.com/exit
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SIM'S TIP OF THE WEEK
Top Ten Non-Techie Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Web Site
Bring those visitors back for more, applauding you and saying BRAVO! They will create a buzz about your great site, bookmark it, and send you many new visitors. These visitors are your personal marketing force. Give them reasons to return!
Like myself, you other non-techies may not have heard of what a "sticky" Web site is (it is the stuff that lures visitors back again and again). We know we want that!
Forget getting to the top of the search engines. Let your Webmaster do that. Instead, try out some of these low-maintenance ways to bring 'em back to your Web site for more.
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TIPS TOOLS & RESOURCES
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SIM's WEEKLY REPORTS
How to get Booked on Oprah
9 Ways to Communicate a Rock-Solid Brand Identity Online
Customers Buy More Than Your Products
Open a New Window With a Link
Your Site Through Other Eyes
FEEDBACK & CONTRIBUTIONS
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