Posted Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Whatever your product is or your service offers, you need to show it to the world in order to sell it. We all need advertising and the more, the better. But how to reach all those potential customers?
Conservative estimates indicate there are at least 70 Million(!!) Internet users online today and over 100.000 new websites being created each month.
Over 90% of all Internet users will use a Search Engine to find the product or service they are looking for. Once your website can be found in Search Engines, your exposure is second to none.
And do you need to worry about getting into the top 10 with every Search Engine? Not really; meta tag optimization is not costly and can greatly improve your ranking. As does linking and the use of well constructed doorway pages. Doorway pages are pages that have been developed to rank highly for a specific keyword or phrase. But the most important thing of all is: get listed!
Due to the amount of submissions that Search Engines receive, it takes from 2 days to 3 months for your site to show up, depending on the Engine. Paid Listings are an option for site owners who want to build visibility quickly.
This form of search engine advertising means that you can be guaranteed to appear in the top results for the terms you are interested in, usually within days.
So you better start submitting today, it will be worth it; by hand or done by a professional service for a small fee; make sure YOUR web site is in the World’s Yellow Pages!
About the Author
Jan Hordijk, Marketing Consultant
AWSS Website Promotion and Submission