Many people today know little or nothing about how to advertise online or offline, and most people will get burned and lose a lot of money because of that. The thing I like to tell everyone is start off by using some basic free advertising methods. Just because they are free does not really mean that they will not work.
Free advertising will help you get your at home business off the ground, and it helps you build up a foundation for your self, and your business. Everyone needs a starting point and free advertising should be it.
Some good places that I recommend you should check out for some good quality free traffic are traffic swarm, classified ad sites, usfreeads, and free press releases. Each one of these places can bring you in some very good quality traffic at no cost to you. They might even make a few new sales for your home business. Lets take this time now to go over which each one of these places does, and why they are so good.
Traffic Swarm is a very good place to get free traffic to any website you may have. It cost nothing to sign up, and it so easy that even a beginner can get an account up and running in five minutes.
What you will do is simply surf Traffic Swarm for free credits by visiting other peoples websites. In return the credits you earn will go towards your site being viewed by other people. You can easily earn up to one hundred credits in a very short period of time.
Classified ad sites are another hot spot for great free traffic. When posting a free classified you can talk about anything you want, and you can even leave your contact information. So not only will someone be able to read about your business they can also contact you if they are that serious about your business.
Usfreeads in a place I found not to long ago, and I have to say it was like a finding a hidden little gem. The reason why this place stands out so much is because when you go to place an add google picks it up within days, and places it high up in the search rankings for a number of different keywords that you may use in your ad.
You also can put a lot in to your ad. Usfreeads allows you to use html coding so you have the freedom to really take your ad to the next level and make it look really nice.
Free press releases are another great way of driving traffic to any website. Not only is it free, but also if you take the time to optimize your ad you can really get it high up in the search engines fairly quickly.
These are just a few of the wonderful free places that you can go to sign up and start driving good quality traffic to your site. I recommend before you try pay per click or any other type of paid advertising that you start using free places first.