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Using Eye Catching Content for Internet Marketing

If you are currently marketing your business online and have not put a great deal of thought into the content on your website, you may be making an incredibly costly mistake.  The content on your website is invaluable for a number of reasons.  

First of all it gives visitors to your website their first impression of your business and the products and services you offer.  Additionally, well written content can be instrumental in selling your products and services to your potential customers. Finally, the content on your website can influence the size of the target audience you are able to reach by helping to improve your search engine rankings (SEO).  With your content capable of doing so much, it is clear you should be hiring a professional content writer to assist you writing the copy for your website.  This article will delve deeper into the importance of providing accurate, concise and informative content on your website when you are marketing online.

Quality Over Quantity

One of the most basic reasons why the quality of the content on your website is so important is because visitors to your website will likely form their initial opinions of your website based on the content on your website.   If the copy is poorly written, does not hold the visitors attention and does not promote your products and services well, visitors are likely to exit your website without making a purchase.   If they don’t understand what you do and why they should come to you rather than your competitors, they will instantly click away and take their business elsewhere.

Conversely, if the copy on your website is well written, engages the reader and promotes the products and services you offer the visitor is more likely to investigate the website further to learn more about the products and services and may make a purchase.  The content of your website will be one of the aspects of the website which is first noticed by visitors so it is important for this content to be well written and without any spelling or grammar mistakes.

Persuasive Sales Copy

Well written sales copy can be very persuasive and may compel visitors to the website to purchase the products or services offered on the website, when they were not necessarily intending on buying.  This is vitally important especially if the main purpose of the website is to sell products or services.  The sales copy should accurately describe the products or services offered; stress the importance of these products and services and compel the visitor to make a purchase.  All of this should be done without appearing to be blatantly advertising the products and services.  Writing this type of copy can be quite complicated and typically requires hiring a sales copywriter who is experienced and skilled at writing this type of informative and persuasive content.  Sales copy written by an amateur or an inexperienced writer will not likely be as effective as copy written by a professional with a great deal of experience in Internet Marketing.

Content is King

Finally the content on your website is very important because it can greatly influence your search engine rankings (SEO). This is critical because high search engine rankings help your business to reach a considerably larger audience.  Internet users are typically looking for information quickly and want immediate results to their inquiries.  Search engines understand this profile and write complicated algorithms which help them to supply the most relevant websites when a user searches for a particular word or phrase.  This is important to business owners because Internet users realise the value of search engines and are likely to only visit websites which rank well in the search engines.   This includes websites which rank on the first page or two of search results.

Your business might sell T-shirts, windows, handbags or shoes, and you may have a well-designed website, a superior inventory and excellent prices but if your website does not rank well in search engines you are missing out on a great deal of potential clients and customers.  If your website lands on the third page or lower most visitors who search for relevant terms will not likely visit your website because they will have found what they were looking for on earlier pages.  After all how many times when you type something into Google do you go past the first 2 or 3 results that come up on your screen?  This is where the content on your website becomes important.  Websites containing content which has been optimized for particular keywords will likely rank well with search engines.  Hiring a writer skilled in writing optimized content can help to improve your search engine rankings (SEO) so you can reach more potential customers.


If you would like some help from a professional copywriter, please email me at ali@alimcoaching.com and let me help you.



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