Homeschool Webmasters

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Marketing Online

Directories vs. Search Engines
Most webmasters find that by far the most effective way to drive traffic to your site is by getting your site listed in Categorical Directories that specialize in your field or occupation. These sites are like a special interest directory.

How To Promote Your Website
Here is Garnet R. Chaney’s easy checklist of ways to promote your website. All of these are proven methods, and many of them are very inexpensive, or even free!

How to Use Facebook Pages for Business
With the latest overhaul the Pages have become much more profilelike and, in my opinion, much more useful as a tool for a business build a brand and community inside of Facebook.

How to Use Twitter for Marketing & PR
I have to admit I have not always been sold on Twitter. At first I did not get it at all. Then I thought I understood it, but thought it was stupid and useless. Then I used it a bit more and got some more followers and followed a few more people. Now I think it has some value, especially as a marketing and PR tool.

Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/4034/How-to-Use-Twitter-for-Marketing-PR.aspx#ixzz0tmuFfq7T

Open Directory – Homeschooling Section
Locate the best section here for your site, and then click on the “Add URL” link at the top of the page. Google uses dmoz as one of its databases for links, so it is critical that you get listed here.

PR Leap
Built around the principles of search engine optimization, PR Leap is the first press release distribution service that increases the search visibility of press releases. FREE.

PRweb
Free, member supported, online press release distribution service.

The Web Marketing Checklist
This checklist is great. Recommended by Ofra. But also poke around the rest of the site as it also is packed with good info.