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Old 23rd September 2009, 02:45 PM   #1
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Hi I'm new in the internet marketing business and I have a free hosted website. It's a online mall and it doesn't get traffic. I would like to know what would be the best way or ways to promote /popularize the site.
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Old 24th September 2009, 03:39 PM   #2
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Hi I'm new in the internet marketing business and I have a free hosted website. It's a online mall and it doesn't get traffic. I would like to know what would be the best way or ways to promote /popularize the site.
Thank you
Hi Esquire,

Maybe I can help you. Well I do optimize and promote different website. Try to post your URL in social bookmarking site, join forums and the topic that categorize your website, make blogs, or write articles about online mall and submit it in different article sites. The best thing too is to join social media site or networking sites, make friends and join with their community. The more you get a connection the more you get a traffic.

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Old 25th September 2009, 01:06 PM   #3
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Thank you...I'll try

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Old 27th September 2009, 07:50 AM   #4
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First rule: Have your own web site.

You can not be serious to do your online business with a free web site. People see your credibility and web site. Plus your own web site will be profitable in long run. Think of this - 'what if your host shuts down after you promote your free site for few years?'. If it is your own domain name, you can move on to another host.

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Old 27th September 2009, 09:58 AM   #5
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I've been said that before and it got me thinking..
Excuse my lack of knowledge but what would the next steps be?

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Old 11th October 2009, 01:54 AM   #6
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Your next step needs to be for you to get a domain name, and a managed server. From there, you can redirect your old website to your new one (via a 301 redirect, or a manual redirect).

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Old 12th October 2009, 10:38 AM   #7
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I also highly recommend article marketing. This one method alone has given me page one rankings on google for many of my websites. I offer free training as well as an inexpensive paid product on the website in my sig file.

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Only thing I can add is when you do choose a web hosting service make sure its servers are not blocked anywhere.

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Getting regular traffic would be tough task if you have failed to rank in some competitive keywords. Unless your website rank top in some competitive keywords, you will never be able to get some good amount of profit. So, at the first stage, try to get as many inbound links from reputed sites as possible and do not forget to add keyword rich content in your website.

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If you are really serious in online marketing, you have to have at least a paid hosting and domain name....

However for free hosted website, i would suggest article marketing, video marketing, social bookmarking, link exchange...

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