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Internet Marketing On Your Blog: Why Having Patience Is Key

internet marketing bloggingIf you set up a blog for Internet marketing purposes and you have not seen the result that you thought you would see then all you might need is a little bit of patience. In the blogging and Internet marketing world, there seems to be a belief that if a person sets up a blog and puts some content on it then they can quickly start making money from that blog and the ads that they place on it. This belief however is not entirely true and it’s one of the main reasons why people start blogging but then quit shortly thereafter.

Having patience is key when you set up a blog and attempt to start marketing affiliate products or products that you are selling yourself. For one, a new blog is not going to have a high search engine ranking if you start the website from the ground up. Most websites take anywhere from a few days to a few months to get indexed by the search engines. If it is not indexed or has low rankings, the content you publish is going to be buried deep within the search engine results and people will not have an easy time finding it.

Due to the low search engine ranking and the blog not appearing in the first couple of results pages, the blog is not going to have a high amount of traffic when you first start it either unless you dump a lot of money into pay per click advertising or you have a high social media following already. Good traffic comes along once your website starts gaining ranking and moves up higher in the search engine results.

You also need to be aware of the content that you are writing on the blog and where that content is getting indexed in the search engines. When writing content, it should be unique content that is written by the blog owner or another writer and that content should be original. Content scraped from other websites will not help a new blog and in the end it might end up hurting it. The search engines like websites that are very unique in their content, original and that can come up with their own article ideas.

There are ways that a blogger can boost their traffic in order to get their marketing going. Using social media, offering great products and blogging in a niche that is needed by Internet users but that is not already saturated are all good ways to get off on the right blogging foot. But any new website or blog owner should expect to build up their blogging business just like any other small business (from the ground up) and having a little patience can go a long ways.

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Posted on February 1st, 2011 by in Affiliate Marketing, Blogging, General, Internet Marketing, marketing tips / Tagged , , , , , , / 18 Comments

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