Do you do internet marketing? Even if you sell a product or a service online, internet marketing must be a component of your business plan. Remember, you will not make a sale if consumers do not know you have a product or service available. For that reason, incorporate an internet marketing schedule into your to-do list if you haven’t already.
As previously stated, it is important to incorporate internet marketing into your daily to-list. In fact, you will want to do more than that. Internet marketing is such as huge component of selling a product or service online, devote a lot of time to it. At least once a week, have a day where you do nothing but market or advertise online.
If you aren’t technically classified as an internet marketer, but still need to do the job, you may be looking for guidance. After all, an entire workday is a lot of time to devote to a subject you may be unfamiliar with. This does not mean that you can simply skip internet marketing or give it less attention. It means that you need to develop a daily and detailed schedule.
When creating a daily detailed schedule, start with blocks of time. It is best to start with one hour. During the first hour of your workday, list an internet marketing task or two to complete. For the next hour, move onto a new task. A schedule not only helps you stay focused and on task, but it enables you to devote time to multiple internet marketing tactics, as opposed to focusing solely on one.
So, what should your internet marketing schedule look like for the day? Continue reading on for a sample.
* 9am to 10am
Write, proofread, and submit one 500-word article to EzineArticles.com
* 10am to 11am
Visit “sample,” forum to market website. Check signature links before posting.
Create a link on the “advertise your business section,” of forum.
* 11am to 12pm
Design a banner for link upcoming link exchanges or paid advertising slots.
* 12pm to 1pm
Ask three webmasters for link or banner exchanges.
Research page rank and popularity of websites. Inquire about advertising rates.
Take a break for lunch.
* 1pm to 3pm
Create keyword optimized content and update website with that content.
* 3pm to 4pm
Send 1 advertisement update on Twitter and search for questions to answer with @replies.
Visit Squidoo.com to update page and review links. Update lens with a new paragraph.
Add a blog post. Remember to incorporate a link leading to website.
* 4pm to 5pm
Review internet marketing forums; look for new marketing ideas.
Finish up lose end projects.
Create a to-do list for tomorrow.
The above mentioned sample was just that, a sample. The above mentioned steps are all forms of internet marketing, but there are other approaches available. Incorporate those into your schedule. Your schedule may not be the same as the above mentioned example, but the layout should be similar.
In addition to trying different internet marketing techniques, your productivity will impact your schedule. If you are a slow typer and proofreader, it may take you more than one hour to write an article and submit to an article directory. If it does, do not let this get you down. The best way to improve your use of time is with practice. In fact, practice makes perfect.