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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 5:28 pm    Post subject: Solutions to Common Questions - ADVERTISING and PROMOTION Reply with quote

Solutions to Common Questions - ADVERTISING and PROMOTION

This thread is a base for solutions to commom questions associated with Advertising and Promotion
It will take a while for the development of this thread, so if you see a good thread with a good solution to a problem that I have missed, or any past threads that relate to Advertising and Promotion
then please message me with the URL.
We will also be developing similar threads for all other areas of selling on Ecrater.
Hope this helps us all!
Happy ecratering!


ADVERTISING IDEAS FOR PROMOTING YOUR STORE

Get yourself a cup of coffee and settle down for the night with this thread with no distractions!!!

(long thread but very informatiive)


ECRATER TOP SITE ~ FREE BANNER EXCHANGE

http://www.topsiteguide.com/toplist.asp?site=ecrater

See following thread for further details

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=1230&highlight=


PROMOTE YOUR STORE AT THIS TOP 100 SITE

http://estores.gotop100.com


DIRECTORIES
Free online directory for Ecrater Sellers! (gamershq)
http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=3640


SELLERS OFFERING LINK PLACEMENT ON THEIR WEBSITES

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2231
eCrater stores button link page 88 x 31 (ljstores)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2243
eCrater stores button link page 280 x 60 (cuppates)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2537
eCrater stores button link page 280 x 60 (jjnovelties)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2451
Collectable stores banner link page ANY SIZE (ljstores)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=1665
Add your store link here (henhousgiftsandcollectables)

http://www.candybarwrap.com/ECraterShoppingLinks.html
Add your store link here (kjscreations)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2578
Add your store URL here (JewelryDesignsByCher)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2824
Add your banner here (dahawaiiankinestore)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2873
Add your banner here 280 x 60 (vcbargainhunters)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?p=23122
Add your banner here (southernsoapsudz)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=3554
add banners to my site (ALotofSparkle)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=3515
add your banners to my site! (TexasTreasures)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=3551
Started a new page for banners (htstore)

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=15289
Promote your store to our new Google Site!

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=15334
Looking for Ecrater stores to add to my new website

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=12869
Add your Link to my Site

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=11310
Link Your Stores to My Website

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=13960&start=0
Let me promote your store


LINK EXCHANGES
Totally Shameless Self Indulgent Forum (reciprocal)


BLOGS
http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2360&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=15

YAHOO 360
http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2490

MYSPACE LINKS

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=1339&highlight=myspace

TIPS FOR ADVERTISING YOUR STORE ON MYSPACE

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=1604

LIST YOUR MSN SPACE HERE

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?p=17948#17948


SUBMIT YOUR URL TO STORE DIRECTORIES

http://www.avidcat.com


EASILY POST YOUR ADS/STORE FOR FREE

http://www.hot-web-ads.net/freelink/add.php

http://www.usnetads.com/post/post-free-ads.php

http://www.vflyer.com/main/Pricing.jsp


SEARCH ENGINE SUBMISSION

SUBMITTING YOUR URL TO GOOGLE

SUBMITTING YOUR SITE TO MSN

SUBMITTING YOUR SITE TO YAHOO
(Requires registration)


(for more SEO info, see the "SEARCH ENGINES"thread)


10 Tips for Growing Your Business the Organized Way

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=3334


Business Cards
get yourself some business cards with your store URL and leave one everywhere you visit.

~ In the post office, by the PO Boxes are usually tables. leave a Business card.

~ In the drive-thru at the bank, when done put a card in the
return cylinder so the next user gets it.

~ leave one it in a public bathroom.

~ Putting it in a dressing room at a store.

~ Sticking it in a book at the library or any store for that matter.

~ Putting it in a bill you are paying



*edited by Buytime


Last edited by ljstores on Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:56 pm; edited 1 time in total
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bigtallmensclothing
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2007 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Banner Makers -

Any photo editing program will work. There are also websites that have free banner makers - search google for "free banner makers"

Your choices will be limited when using the free ones



http://www.3dtextmaker.com/cgi-bin/3dtext.pl

http://www.grsites.com/textures/

http://www.glittermaker.com/

http://cooltext.com/

http://addesigner.com

http://www.bannercreator.nu/banner-maker.html

TopSite offers banner creations here;
http://www.topsiteguide.com/Animated-Banner-Creation.asp


There's a free trial period for this downloadable banner maker.
http://www.bannermakerpro.com/
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

my-little-e-shop-in-ukraine - has posted a great topic

HELP ON SELLING AND HOW AND WHERE TO PROMOTE YOUR
http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=4220
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Post your eCRATER widget on Businesses Growing Together
http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=9609
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FREEBIE LINKS FOR STORE PROMOTION

A list a collection of free advertising links that many sellers will find useful for promoting their store
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Using Craigslist to advertise

http://www.ecrater.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=17600
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

henhousegiftsandcollectibles wrote:

Are you a veteran?

List your business here
http://www.veteranownedbusiness.com/index.php
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