When most people consider the concept of blogging, they think of an autobiographical format. However, blogging can also be used as a platform to launch a book, series of short stories, or a creative non-fiction work.
Internet research, connections, and referrals are just three ways it’s impacted our daily sales activities. And while you may use Facebook and have your LinkedIn lets bet set up, are youreally maximizing the Internet for your lead generation?
This kind of internet advertising model is not used in every industry. Only certain industries are appropriate for this kind of advertising model. For example: insurance, loans, real estate and high end advertisers who would be able to work with these leads. If you have a blog focusing on some of the high-end industrial areas with few readers, this is right model for you.
That’s why product reviews work so well, they pre-sell your visitors and give them the information they need to make that decision to buy. Start by understanding what your audience really needs in a specific product and focus on those things along with the benefits. Remember, the benefits are the results a user will have from the features it provides, help your reader really feel those benefits.
Finally, you need to be clever when it comes to your monetization. Research this thoroughly and remember that people don’t have money to burn with the economy the way it is. Try and advertise products that will save people money.
Debt/Equity – Any capital that you receive is either going to be debt or equity. Equity requires the surrendering of ownership. You need to be clear on what type of money you are obtaining. For the most part, banks and business deal debt, investors deal with equity. Equity gives the investor a percentage of future profits. So while it may feel like free money, this is the most expensive capital you can get for your business (if you are successful!).
Persistance is key. Keep going, keep trying to drive more and more traffic, keep engaging with people and promoting your writing in any way you can. You’ll reap the rewards and you can worry about thanking me later.