Website Marketing - Succeed Online in 10 Minutes per Day
Good web sites often under perform due to a lack of promotion.
If your web site is built well it can be a great tool for helping to convert word of mouth referrals into customers.
But do prospects who are searching Google find you or your competition?
Do you use email marketing to constantly educate your customers so they buy more?
Is Google Adwords the most cost effective way for you to attract new customers?
To make your website marketing successful you need to 1) plan it well, 2) complete your plan and 3) if your marketing is ongoing hand over a working process to your staff.
Take care of #1 by identifying the online marketing activity that will give you the best return for the least time and cost.
It's amazing how once you've taken care of the big picture the details can fall into place.
Completing the plan is where most people don't succeed. Often we wait until we can find big blocks of time to knock significant tasks over. But if you take small and regular bites at such projects you can get through them with much less effort.
Here's a simple process that ensures you make regular progress...
Create a 10 Minute a Day Habit
Aristotle said "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit".
So put a daily 10 minutes of marketing effort into your calendar and stick to it. After a week or 2 you'll find yourself in a routine and knocking over tasks which you previously wondered how on earth you would ever get around to them.
Set Small Goals You Can Achieve in 10 Minutes
Start your 10 minutes by identifying 1 thing you can do in the next 10 minutes that will move you closer to your goal than anything else.
Keep it simple and don't waste your time over analysing. Just do it!
If a task is too technical for you then delegate it. Don't let one complex task scuttle the whole project.
Focus with a Timer
Use a timer to give yourself 10 minutes – and stick to it. It's surprising how much you can get done when you know you have exactly 10 minutes and you can see a timer counting down.
You will find you focus only on your 10 minute goal and you won't allow distractions to steal any of your precious 10 minutes. And once the distractions are gone you will start to fly through your significant to do lists.
Download a simple countdown timer like this one:
Start With a Clear Big Picture
Before you start make sure you know exactly where you're going and why so you get the most value from each and every 10 minute effort.
An hour or 2 with your web designer will help you evaluate your options and identify the online marketing that is likely to give you the best return.
If you'd like to move forward with your email marketing, search engine optimisation, Google Adwords, link building, article marketing, social media or other online marketing efforts call Anyware.
We can help you evaluate the option that's likely to produce the best result with the least cost and time. We can help you plan it, do it for you or find the balance that's right for you and your budget.
And this method works with anything on your to do list, not just your web site marketing strategy!
About the Author
Since 1998, Phil Donaldson has helped hundreds of business owners understand, in plain English, how their web sites can help their businesses grow, and find the simplest solutions to do it.
If you'd like to apply this system to your business, but don't have the time or inclination to complete all the steps yourself then we can help.
Contact www.anyware.co.nz for professional web design and search engine marketing services in Wellington, New Zealand.
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