Friday, January 29, 2010

5 Tips For Successful Squidoo Marketing

Squidoo is relatively new but it has already gained a top spot. The internet marketers love it for its social aspect and the freedom which it gives to them. Sometimes the marketers lack the edge and Squidoo can provide you exactly that. You should never ignore this great internet marketing tool.

Squidoo can help you to get more traffic to your site and blog; and getting more traffic means more money to you. There are few steps which will help you to do so more effectively. Here are those steps.

• The very thing that you would need to take care of is the importance of giving something to the viewer. You will not get the visits to your website if you are not giving something valuable to the reader of the lens. Remember that this something can even be quality information. In fact quality information is the best thing that you can give to the reader. The readers will click your link if you have succeeded to make them read till the end with interest. So make sure that you are paying special attention to the quality of the content on the lens because this is going to help you a lot.

• The profile tags are important. You will have to make sure that the tags are proper. The proper tags mean relevant tags. So if the tags are not relevant to your Squidoo, you will be at loss. You can even get your lens deleted. Apart from this potential danger, you will also be loosing many potential customers which are an unbearable loss for the online marketer. Also make sure that the relevant tags have a good search volume. There would be hundreds of relevant tags but you should find the tags which will give you high search volume. This will help you to attract more visitors to your lens.

• The lens is like a webpage and this is how the search engines treat it. So that means the URL of the lens has the same importance as has the webpage. You will have to make sure that the URL is according to the requirements of the search engines for better optimization. What are those requirements? In fact there are no requirements but there are certain things which would help you to get a good rank with the search engines. You should follow them in your lens as well. One of them is to use shorter URLs with the keywords used in the name. This one small act will go a long way and will help you. Also do link building your lens. Get lot of relevant one-way links pointing to you lens and you'll soon see your lens rank in Google and enjoy targeted traffic.

• Make sure that you are pinging. Pinging will help you to get the attention of the people. They will instantly know that you have updated your lens and that there is something new to look for.

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