How to Advertise your Home Business in 2013 Advertising is one of the keys to any business. In 2013 will you profit from your advertising or let it fall by the wayside? There are tons of free advertising opportunities online. A comprehensive plan for the marketing of your home business is essential if you plan on building your business in 2013. Let's take a look at the advertising opportunities you can take advantage of right now to build traffic and business for 2013. Blogging Obviously blogging is a great way to build your business but are you doing it right? No one wants to read a blog about just products or your promotional post every day. Blogs are interactive you should try to engage your readers about your topic. Here are some great blogging tips for the new year. Give good value to your readers and you'll gain a following. Top Writing and Blogging Tips from Lifehack Experts - Lifehack www.lifehack.org1/3/13 A selection of a few blogging tips and tricks from blogging pros that can help you become the kind of blogger you've always dreamed of being. How to Grow Your Blog's Audience | Blogging Tips www.bloggingtips.com1/9/13 Starting up a blog can be a fun and exciting venture, whether it is for personal or business blogging. But how do you grow your audience when you first. Classified Advertising Classified ads are a tried and true method of promoting your business. Tired of manually posting all of your classified ads everyday? Try creating a macro to do your posting for you. Imacro has a great free Firefox plugin that allows you to automate anything you could imagine. Here's a HUGE list of classified ad sites to post to. Being Social Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few years I'm sure you've heard of social sites like Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter.. etc. Social sites drive tons of traffic and if you utilize them correctly can be a major factor in marketing your business. 9 Tips to Improve Your Social Marketing in 2013 www.coydavidson.com12/25/12 Strategies for Social Business ROI Generating new business from social media requires a different mind-set from most of what you have learned about marketing in the past. More specifically the concept of “pull” marketing ... Search and Google Everyone wants free search engine traffic. SEO takes work. You can't just throw up a site and hope the traffic will come. Google's new algorithm updates have thrown SEO's into a frenzy of "the sky is falling!". If you're looking for search traffic in 2013 you need to know what Google is looking for which is relevance and a natural link profile. I don't care what guru you listen to back-linking still works. The difference now is that your back link profile has to "look" natural in the eyes of the Big G. If you build 200 links and every one of those links have the exact same anchor text that obviously is not natural. Diversify your anchor text and diversify your link sources. Be Consistent Like anything else, building a business takes time and consistent effort. You can't expect to be an overnight sensation. Consistency is key, do something every day to build your business in 2013.