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Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your Business

“Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your Business” written by Mike Marko.

Are you wondering how to get leads for your business?

Leads are an important part of any business because leads are needed in order to get sales.  If you can build up a list of potential customers, either those who are interested in your products or may have already bought and may buy again, then you are ahead of the game.

That’s why today I’m going to give you some ideas on how to get leads for your business.

How to Get Leads for Your Business

There are many ways to get leads for your business.  Today I’m going to focus on the five key methods to get leads.

Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your BusinessMethod 1: Autoresponder

There’s no doubt that the email autoresponder will be your most important online business tool.  An autoresponder is a tool used to help collect and manage your email list of potential and actual customers.

If you are not building a list then you don’t have a business.

Even though it may sound a bit harsh… this statement is very true.

Autoresponders have two purposes:

  1. Collect the emails.
  2. Distribute email newsletters to the campaigns that you set up. Each campaign should focus on a specific topic or subject.

Unfortunately, most new online marketers and small business owners get stuck.  Their businesses don’t grow as fast as they should because they are not leveraging a good autoresponder platform.  The key is to find a good autoresponder that will have a high deliverability rate (something that doesn’t just end up in the spam folder).

You should preferably use an email autoresponder platform like Aweber or GetResponse. Personally I have been using GetResponse more over the past year.  Both work really well… I just decided to focus on one for a while… but either one will be the best as you get started in your online business.

Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your BusinessMethod 2: Use a Business Blog

This shouldn’t be a surprise if you are familiar with this blog.  Having a blog is about as important as having a good autoresponder.

Basically your blog becomes your online “home”.  It’s like your storefront.

If you don’t have a blog then you basically don’t have business… at least to anyone online.

Kalatu Premium is the a great online business builder that includes an incredible blogging platform combined with a great sales system like no other on the internet.

Your blog is your virtual store.  Your blog is the place where all the action happens.

Using banners, links, images, videos and valuable content…you will attract your leads.  As visitors “stroll” around, they may opt into your email newsletter, click on sales banners, and eventually become your paying customer or joining your business opportunity.

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Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your BusinessMethod 3: Lead Capture Pages and Opt-In Forms

Ok, you have the traffic… but how do you get their email so you can make sure they keep coming back?

That’s what a lead capture page, or landing page, is for.

While information on how to create effective capture pages can be a series blog posts on its own, it is important to know that you need capture pages (or even at its simplest form opt in forms where people can subscribe to your newsletter).  These leads are then stored in an autoresponder so that you can later email them your offer, or links to come back to your blog.

Now not all blogs are treated equal when it comes to both lead capture pages and opt-in forms.  You need a platform like Kalatu Premium that will help you optimize the way you can capture those leads and get them on your email list.

Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your Business - lead magnetMethod 4: Lead Magnets

Capture pages and opt-in forms are great… but they only go so far in getting leads.  If you want to get even more leads on your capture pages, then you need to offer free gifts for the opt-in, commonly known as “lead magnets”.

Lead magnets can take a lot of different forms.  They can be a pdf, audio, video, series of videos, a webpage with tips, etc.  Lead magnets can take a lot of different forms.

The trick is to both have the lead magnet congruent to the capture page, and also congruent with your target audience.  If you are trying to target leads who want to build an online business, for example, then awarding a pdf with your favorite cooking recipe may not have the desired effect.

When coming up with lead magnets, make sure you consider your target audience: what do you think would interest them?

And then over deliver on the lead magnet.  The idea is if the lead magnet is amazing, then they think the actual paid for products are unbelievable.

Method 5: Just Ask

The final way how to get leads for your business may seem straight forward, but it is often overlooked.

Just ask for the subscription.

That’s it!  Talk about it towards the end of videos, blog posts, audios, etc… ask your audience to subscribe to your newsletter to keep up to date with your latest information.

By just asking, you’ll get even more leads.

It’s that simple.

Final Words on How to Get Leads For Your Business

We just talked about five ways to get leads for your business.  Apply as many of these techniques as you can, and you’ll be pleased with how much more leads you are getting.

If you have your own ideas on how to get leads for your business, please share them in the comments below.

 

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How to Get Leads for Your Business | How to Get Leads

“How to Get Leads for Your Business | How to Get Leads” written by Mike Marko.

Have you ever wondered how to get leads for your business?

It can seem pretty daunting if you aren’t getting the leads you need, and of course then the inevitable sales.  But collecting leads is where everything starts.

Today I’m going to talk about how to get leads for your business.

How to Get Leads For Your Business

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This video talks about three ways how to get leads for your business.

1) How to Get Leads for Your Business: Get a Blog

It is extremely important to get a blog when you are trying to get leads for your business.  There are several reasons why you need to get a blog, and they include:

  • It gives you credibility.  You are viewed as an authority if you have a blog with good content on it.
  • If you don’t have a website, you are considered ‘homeless’.  It is much easier to get more leads when you have a website, than if you don’t, because the blog is a great place to “warm up your leads.  Don’t be a homeless spammer.

The best blog we have found, especially for beginners, is the Kalatu blog.  Be sure to click here for the Kalatu blog.

2) How to Get Leads for Your Business: Social Media Syndication

Ok, now that you have a blog and you have some blog posts, you aren’t going to get traffic right away… at least not without doing something to drive it.  Later on as you write more posts the people will natural keep coming back if you write consistently good content.  You can also collect emails of your visitors and encourage them to return.

But if you just let your blog sit out there without trying to market the content, then the build up of traffic will be a painfully slow experience.

Now the easiest way to get traffic is to use social media.  Facebook, twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc, are all examples of social media that you can use to get traffic driven to your blog posts.

If you don’t have a large following yet, many of these have groups you can join where you can post your content.  Don’t spam (send pure ads) to these groups, but instead use content as way to build trust and have them opt into your email list.

3) How to Get Leads for Your Business: Pay-Per-Click

Even social media syndication may be too slow for you.  In that case, time to amp things up with PPC (pay-per-click).  This is where you pay for ad space and you have banners or comp (ad text) to encourage people to click on a link or hyperlinked image.

With the right training, and some trial and error, PPC can be an amazing way to drive traffic to your blog posts.  You can often target specific demographics and interest, which allows you to really hone in on your target audience.

Ultimately Which Traffic Method Should You Pick

If you are still wondering how to get leads for your business, or specifically which method should you focus on, I would recommend ALL of them.  Having a diversified source of traffic will help ensure you combine free or cheap traffic sources with paid, very targeted, traffic.

You will find when you employ these methods, and you write quality blog posts that deliver useful content, you’ll build a following and you will ultimately become successful.

 

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How to Get More Leads with Keywords for Google

“How to Get More Leads with Keywords for Google” written by Mike Marko.

Are you hungry for more leads?

Yeah, I get that. Who doesn’t want more leads?

I love using SEO (search engine optimization) for getting leads. Nearly every one of our blog posts in http://BrenAndMike.influxentrepreneur.info are designed to be found by search traffic. The idea is that people will use Google, Bing, or some other search engine and find our blog post.

And it all starts with your keyword research.

Today we’re going to talk about how to do thorough keyword research. And it begins with researching keywords for Google.

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Keywords for Google

Ooops.. I am getting ahead of myself. Let’s first answer the question, what is a keyword?

What are Keywords

When you are talking about SEO, a keyword is a particular word or phrase that describes the main content of a website. They are intended to act like shortcuts that represent the entire webpage. Keywords are includes in a webpage’s metadata, and help search engines like Google match a page to a relevant search query.

The following video may help describe what are keywords better.

How to Get More Leads with Keywords for Google

How Do You Find Keywords for Google Search?

There are a lot of ways to find keywords for your blog post. I recommend looking for them before you even start writing a blog post.

Keywords for Google

Example Keywords for Google Used for this Blog Post

For example, this is what I researched before writing this blog post.

How to get more leads

The best keywords I found are as follows:

how to get more leads

I created three columns: the keyword phrase, the searches per month, and the competition.  You will note that in the competition column I made notes about the sites listed in Google.  I wanted to tell myself which keywords I thought would have a better chance going after.

For example, for “how to get leads for your business” I found that there were only 50 searches done a month AND 31,200 sites.  That means there were relatively few people searching for that keyword phrase and there was little competition.  I would actually suggest using that keyword in your blog, even if it is a secondary, except… I noticed that there were three ads on top of the search (though only one showed up when I used my iPhone to search for the keyword phrase).  That means that even if I managed to get first place that I would get little if any of the remaining traffic… which would be virtually nothing since there was only 50 searches a month on the term.

Bottom line?  I am not even going to bother with the keyword phrase “how to get leads for your business.”

NOTE: Ok, ok, I know by mentioning “how to get leads for your business” in this blog post several times it may appear that I am going after this nearly impossible, yes unfruitful keyword.  But I can’t resist trying a keyword like how to get leads for your business because I had already mentioned it…. And well, I love a challenge.  But you will note that how to get leads for your business isn’t my main keyword.  I’m not going to waste an H2 or H3 header on this phrase.  Ok.. I think this note mentioned “how to get leads for your business” enough times to get my point.  🙂

So What Keywords Did I Choose?

Instead, I chose “how to get more leads” AND “keywords for Google” as my main keyword phrases.  Why both?  Well… I couldn’t decide which was better, how to get more leads OR keywords for Google.  So I thought I would use both.

It is best to use only one main keyword, and a couple secondaries in a blog post.  But as I am writing this blog post, I’m having fun seeing how many keywords I can stuff into it while still giving TONS of value.  At the same time, I am trying to show how you can naturally put in keywords into a blog post without it seeming unnatural (though if you know anything about SEO, you’ll know that I am practically stuffing the last few paragraphs with keywords).  Lol

Ok.. let’s move on.

How to Get More Leads with Keywords for Google

Now this next part is very important.  When you do keyword research, you should come up with as long a list of keywords as you can.  List the search frequency, and the competition count.

Then select what is probably the best keyword phrase… then write a blog post on it.  You can also pick one or two other keywords to use as secondary keywords and maybe mention them each 1-3 times throughout the blog post.

Cross off the one main keyword you just used with a single line (make sure it is still legible).

Pretty easy so far, huh?

Now Let’s Learn How to Get More Leads

Next pick you next best keyword phrase… and write another blog post around that keyword.  Pick a couple secondary keywords.

You can even use the primary keyword from the previous post.  If you do use the keyword from the previous blog post, then make sure you use the keyword you just used as a secondary in the new blog post and link to the original article that used that blog post as the primary keyword.  What you are basically telling your reader, and Google, that if anyone wants to learn more about that blog post you can follow that link to the older blog post.

You just backlinked your older blog post.

Rinse And Repeat And Repeat And Repeat

Keep writing blog posts until you use all the best keyword phrases as primary keywords.

Then when all your posts have been written, go back and make sure that any blog posts that use secondary keywords link to the appropriate blog post that uses that keyword as the primary.

Seem how that works?

What you have basically done is created a network of links within your blog to blog posts on a similar topic.

Not only does it help keep your visitors on your page longer, but you hit more keywords on the same topic, and the pages backlink each other.  It turns into a powerful little group of blog posts.

Lasts Words On How to Get More Leads

Doing good keyword research and writing one blog post is only part of making use of your keyword research.  As we outlined, you can really maximize your research for keywords for Google by writing multiple blog posts around a list of related keywords.

Now that you have learned how to get more leads, the real magic comes with putting this into practice.

“You miss all the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky

Start blogging today, daily, and make sure you do your keyword research.  If you put what I talked about into action on a daily basis, you’ll be amazed at how much faster you get results.

Happy blogging!

 

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