In this section we will review approaches to online promotion using the different tools of Figure 8.1 from 1 to 6, including search engine marketing, online advertisements, e-mail and other methods of generating visitors to a web site. These techniques are often combined in what is known as a 'traffic-building campaign'; this is a method of increasing the audience of a site using different online (and offline) techniques. The relative importance of the online promotion techniques we will review in this section are indicated by Figure 8.13 (BrandNewWorld, 2004).
Was this article helpful?
Exploring SEO, or search engine optimization is something that every business owner needs to do if he or she wishes to create a website that is highly effective for their particular needs. SEO is the method of optimizing a website so that it responds better to the search engines. You will make both internal and external changes to the website, or implement these methods from the start, that will increase the amount of traffic that flows to the website from search engines.