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  • Hello everyone,

    I am so glad I found this website!! What a great way for moms in business to connect and support each other.

    I have recently launched an online store. http://www.sproutspoken.com I have been working on this business idea for over a year and now that the site is up and running, I'm looking for suggestions on how to drive traffic to it. Do any of you have any suggestions? I would also appreciate any suggestion of places you advertise online that have worked for you and aren't too pricey. Thanks so much!!
    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Sproutspoken on Thursday
  • Darling site! It's really lovely.

    You might want to take a peek at a facebook page called "Threadless". It's a t-shirt company with a huge facebook presence (and one of the sites that is so good that even the Facebook execs point it out as a model). I'm thinking it might have lots in common with what you are doing.

    I'm constantly learning about search-engine kinds of things. Sooo much to learn!

    I tweeted about your site -- you can find me at @lizziemcg there.
    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Liz McGowen on 24th January 2010
  • Congrats .. I have a home base business and I put stuff on Facebook , Cafe mom and I leave stuff at the Dr.s office or at my son's school.

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    Flag as inappropriate Posted by on 2nd February 2010
  • Look into this free affiliate program. The best ones or the ones that don't charge you a thing to start
    http://www.sitesell.com/fact.html.
    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Noeli on 16th March 2010
  • Advertising is always a tricky thing, regardless of whether it's online or traditional methods. Start a blog about something to do with babies, fashion, and have links from each site to the other.

    You can also try an ad here at Work It Mom marketplace, like I did with the Knowledgewebb client I handle marketing for. Wish I could share numbers with you, but I don't have a month's worth yet to analyze.
    Flag as inappropriate Posted by JulieS on 7th April 2010
  • Sproutspoken,
    I am in the same boat! I just lauched my website the beginning of the year and am also searching for ways to market online.

    My website is www.playfulcrafts.com.

    I appreciate the suggestions people have already posted, if anyone has any more suggestions, would love to hear them. I am currently doing the pay per click advertising and not sure if its very effective. I think I need to tweek the keywords and keep playing around with it.

    So you guys think Facebook is a good way to market?
    Flag as inappropriate Posted by playfulcrafts on 17th April 2010
  • Would you please tell me how to advertise my business on Facebook?
    I know, Facebook has its own progamme to help customers advertise their business. but it will spend a lot of money, which is very expensive.


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    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Sophia on 19th April 2010

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