The Big Marketing Myth - Even Little Red Riding Hood Was Smart
By Gauher Chaudhry
Even Little Red Riding Hood knew something wasn't right.
When the big bad wolf was hiding in her grandmother's bed,
Little Red Riding Hood could tell that something looked weird
about her grandmother's eyes, ears and teeth.
The big bad wolf could not fool her as much as he had hoped to.
But the Internet is little more different. It seems that people
who are new to the Internet are a little bit more naive then
Little Red Riding hood was.
Here are various Internet marketing myths:
Myth #1: Spamming
Too many people are convinced that spamming is the key to
ultimate success. And who could blame them? Early Internet
marketers used to send unsolicited email (when it wasn't
considered unethical) and reaped great benefits.) I know a
particular individual who actually became millionaire by sending
out unsolicited email.
Today, spamming is considered one of the worst marketing techniques that can
destroy your reputation and business.
Myth #2: Free For All Links Sites
Once upon a time in far away galaxy, this method of marketing
used to work. But because of automation tools, people can
submit their link to thousands of FFA link sites with out even
going to the site. Nobody will even see your link!
The only think these sites are useful for is increasing the link
popularity of your site and even then, research into whether it
is worth the effort is not available.
Myth #3: Banner Exchanges
So sad. So sad. It always boggles me when people think that
simply joining a banner exchange is going to bring mounds of
traffic to their own web sites. This only works for sites that
are generating thousands of visitors per day. The average site
is lucky if they get 8-10 hits a day.
You are better off using banners on your site that promote your
OWN products or services.
Myth #4: Free Classified Sites
The same thing has happened to free classified sites as it did
to free for all link sites. Automation tools have eliminated
the need to even visit the site to submit your ads, Although
free classified advertising brings limited results, it probably
is not worth the effort.
and the biggest myth is....
Myth #5: It Is Easy To Make Money On The Internet
There are literally thousands of advertisements on the Internet
claiming that you can make big money with very little effort.
This simply is not the case.
I have been an Internet marketer for the last four years and I
know that in order to make tens of thousands of dollars, it
requires a lot of time and dedication.
If you are serious about making money on the Internet, there are
days where you will be getting up early on the weekend or stay
up late at night to accomplish key tasks.
Internet marketing also involves tracking your advertising
techniques right down to the simple classified ad.
Bookkeeping is important as it allows you to budget properly and
file your taxes accurately.
If an opportunity is advertised on the Internet that sounds way
to easy, you have to be suspicious.
Little Red Riding Hood was and she protected herself from being
Copyright © 2002 by Gauher Chaudhry
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