Advertise Where Its Forbidden To

The most common way to drive people to your business site is advertising. You cannot succeed without advertising, this is a fact.

You should advertise almost everytime and almost everywhere using a very pleasant, smart and persuasive manner if you want to accomplish your final target: Making Sales

But what to do when clear and noisy advertising is not allowed (e.g discussion lists, discussion forums, etc) or you just send emails with no connection with business?

Should you give up? Should you leave hundreds of members of a discussion list with no information about your product? No way! You may promote your site with no accusation of unfair behavior using Signature File(s) because, as far as I know, this method of advertising is everywhere accepted without complains.

Here are some hints to improve the task of Signature files:

  • Be concise. A Signature file must point the essential, the most important thing about your product. There is no introduction here, there are no follow ups. You have only one second to describe its best performance. So try to include the key information that will make customers want to contact you.

  • Be short. When you send emails in HTML format use only one line, the link to your site must be viewed by moving the mouse over this line. When you're in text format use a two lines signature with a classical headline and the link below. At a minimum you should be able to provide is your product/company/site name and URL but ideally you would use and some appropriate words

  • Be relevant. A post about search engines shouldn't end with a signature file about copywriting.

  • Use the context. To be truly effective your signature must be as closest as possible to the content of message or topic of forum. For example if you answer postings in a forum to do with any aspect targeted advertising you can provide a signature such as "Get 10,000,000 hits to your website". Let's learn something here. It is not difficult to find 'forbidden' places for blatant advertising, they are everywhere. The biggest problem, and challenge as well, is to be very effective using a very small space.

    Valerian Dinca is the owner of the newest online business tutorial. Everything you need when you need it.

    In The News:

    Truth in Advertising  Columbia Star
    The NBA's return-to-work plan  Business Insider

  • 3 Inside Secrets To Making You Richer Using Direct Mail!

    Making money using direct mail isn't easy. And anyone who... Read More

    Create Your Dynamic Elevator Speech

    So, what's an elevator speech, and how do you get... Read More

    Diamonds Are For Evil

    The task of executing successful advertising campaigns for products made... Read More

    Too Much Build-Up: Over-Zealous Ad Copy Can Break The Sale

    How many times has this happened to you?A friend recommends... Read More

    Free Internet Advertising: 6 Proven Ways To Prevent Your Competitors From Stealing Your Customers

    It is getting harder daily to generate traffic.And when you... Read More

    Does Post Card Advertising Really Work?

    You've decided to try advertising your business with post cards.... Read More

    Top Jingle Companies: What to Look For, What to Expect

    The internet offers you the opportunity to seek out jingle... Read More

    The SKINNY on Newspaper Advertising

    The SKINNY on NewspapersUsing the paper is considered gospel by... Read More

    Wheres Me Pot of Gold and Lucky Charms?

    We already know this from our history books. If you... Read More

    More Cheap Tricks for Promoting Your Business

    In a recent article, I shared five of my top... Read More

    The Art Of Fear Free Advertising

    Is fear of failure an issue when you commit valuable... Read More

    Successful Print Advertising Designs

    Do you often see print advertisements outdoors, as much as... Read More

    When Times Get Tough... or When to Really Advertise

    The Pundits say the economy is slowly, but surely, recovering.... Read More

    Advertising Primer for Fast Learners

    Advertising, when done well is a very effective way to... Read More

    How to Create Ads that Sell with Little Effort

    One of the main problems people find with marketing, is... Read More

    Printing - How Do I Buy It?

    Why should I care where I get my printed material... Read More

    What Is Most Important ? Copy Or Pic?

    When, some little time ago now, I first descended upon... Read More

    How to Make a Fortune from Unique Resistance-free Advertising

    One of the most powerful offers you can use in... Read More

    What are Text Adverts?

    Not everyone is aware of what are text adverts? Text... Read More

    Outdoor Sign

    Many business organizations that needs to disseminate late-breaking information to... Read More

    What To Do With Your Business Cards

    Without a plan to distribute your cards, there's no need... Read More

    10 Ways To Improve Your Print Ads

    1) Include a coupon in your large ads. This can... Read More

    Raising Funds For Your Nonprofit Using An Annual Direct Mail Program

    A good annual direct mail solicitation program can produce unrestrictive... Read More

    16 Methods for Getting Free Advertising

    1. Place copies of your circular on bulletin... Read More

    How You Can Create Advertising That Sells

    A well-planned and properly executed marketing program should include a... Read More