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How To Use Online Auctions As Traffic Generators
By Paul Jesse, Sat Dec 10th
Copyright 2005 Paul Jesse
There are thousands of online auctions on the internet. Peoplelove them because they can usually find great bargains. If youhave an online business, you can use them to increase traffic toyour web site.
You could create an electronic book or report that relates toyour online business, then auction it off at an online auction.You could increase traffic to your web site by placing an ad foryour web site in the electronic publication. Some onlineauctions will even allow you to link directly to your web site.
Electronic publications won't cost you anything to ship. Youcould send them via e-mail or allow people to download theelectronic publication from your web site. You can also auctionthem off for a lower price. When they visit your web site youcould offer them a higher priced product.
could also get traffic from people who don't bid or don'tget the winning bid. You could direct them to your web site todownload and read a free sample of the ebook or report beforethey bid. If they want more detailed information about the ebookor report, you could also direct them to your web site.
You can also get traffic to your web site by auctioning aphysical product. Print your web site advertisement on a flyeror brochure then insert it into each product package you ship.
Before you start auctioning any product at an online auction,read the terms and conditions. Some auctions may not allow theauctioning of electronic products or directly linking to yourweb site where you have other products for sale.
About the author:Paul Jesse is a a retired government employee and the author ofseveral articles on home based business. Visit his site andsubscribe to the free Marketing Tips newsletter.http://www.sheamarketing.com