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Tag: website advertising

The 7 Mequoda Audience Development Models

These audience development models create marketing-qualified leads through freemiums that build larger, more monetizable email lists

“Audience development” is one of those terms that many people instinctively understand, but usually underestimate. Although media professionals have worked with the term for years, most have not bothered to define all the things that go on when executing an

How to Use Paid Advertising as an Audience Development Channel

Audience development is one of those terms that many people instinctively understand, but usually underestimate

Although media professionals have worked in audience development for years, most have not bothered to define all the things that go on when executing an audience development strategy.

And at its most basic, that’s what it is, isn’t it? It’s about building an audience for

Who’s Winning the Subscription Website Publishing Wars?

Subscription website publishing: It’s the core of every publishing business today. The website is where you drive traffic, post content to enthrall your audience and sell lots of products, including digital and print subscriptions.

The health of your subscription website publishing endeavors dictates everything else you do.

Want to Increase Sign-ups for Your Membership Website?

How to use paid and earned media to build your membership website

Most publishers continue to rely on paid media to generate traffic for their membership website. For good reason – paid media works. And it’s often easier to buy website traffic than to rely on earned media.

Basic paid media sources for building your membership website:

Which Type of Advertising Compliments Your Internet Marketing Strategy

If your goal is to convert website traffic at a fast pace, then paid advertising may be for you. Free advertising that builds website traffic over time starts with your Portal and focuses on relationship building. While this all takes time, in the end you’ll like experience high quality traffic results.

Internet Advertising Basics

This 90-minute seminar co-produced by Mequoda and SIPA, could change forever the way you structure online ad sales. Think of it as your blueprint for driving more revenue online.

New Dual Track Program for Mequoda Summit – Napa Valley 2010 April 6-9th

Registration for the Mequoda Summit opens today – select your interactive program sessions with ease

How Much Do You Really Know About Ad Sales?

Are you maximizing revenue with your website advertising inventory, or is it time to re-examine your business model?
This 90-minute webinar, co-sponsored by Mequoda and SIPA, could change forever the way you structure online ad sales.

Mequoda Summit Boston 2008 Coverage: 4 Keys to a Best-Practice Website

Being content-driven, google-friendly, email-centric and profit-minded makes for a best-practice website

Using Paid Media to Build Email Circulation

Paid media programs balance your Internet marketing system

While patience is a required virtue for earned media programs, paid media programs offer the Mequoda Marketing System operator the opportunity for quick results with a reasonable ROI (return on investment). Each of these programs involves finding and buying traffic by spending money to buy advertising, leads or lists.

The Internet Hub Archetype

Mequoda views Internet Hubs as one of the most important website archetypes available to a publisher. Without a well-designed, well-marketed Internet Hub, an online publisher is forced to rely on other websites and other media to drive targeted website traffic.

How to Test a Successful Co-Reg Lead Generation Program

Building a targeted, opt-in free email newsletter database is job one for website publishers who use The Mequoda System. The size of your controlled circulation email newsletter, and the revenue per subscriber, per year are the key metrics that drive your top line revenue. A very methodical publisher who was creating her first co-reg lead generation program was kind enough to share her process and the impressive results from her new program.

Place Online Order Forms on the Bottom of Every Content Page

In the past few months, I’ve seen results from three different magazine publishers that have each literally turned their source mix on its head. For each of them, a simple online order form that costs them almost nothing has rocketed their website to the top of their print publication’s source list. The website design trick is called an OFIE or Order Form in Editorial.

Publishing restaurant and lodging reviews for fun and profit

Imagine owning a membership site where most of the content is provided at no cost to you by other people, plus you have at least three profit centers. This business model is fun, especially if you like eating at restaurants and want to extract your revenge when you get bad food or service.