Using Facebook to Generate Targeted Traffic to Your Website As an affiliate marketer or as a person who owns an online business, you have to remember that internet marketing is very important. You first need to be successful in internet marketing in order for you to get customers. You have to remember that if you want customers, you need to get targeted traffic in to your website. There are quite a lot of methods to get targeted traffic. You can try writing articles about the products or services you are selling and posting them on article publishing websites. This is a great way to market your website as well as the products or services you are selling, but what if you don’t have the knack for writing? What if you have people skills instead? If talking to people is your forte, you might want to join social networking websites. One social networking website that is so popular is Facebook. Here, you will see that there are now over 62 million people who are actively subscribed and millions of people are logging in and out every single day. With this amount of people, you have to consider that this is truly an internet marketer's dream. By joining Facebook, you will be able to create a profile page for yourself. Complete the profile page. In this page, it will state basically everything about you. It will contain your interests, your age, gender, as well as your political views. If you already have friends who are registered and actively using Facebook, you might want to try to add them to your network in the website. You can also invite your other friends to join through email in Facebook. By building your network of friends, you will be able to gain access to other networks in Facebook. Here, you can start communicating with other people, and even build new relationships or make new friends. This is a great way to start marketing in Facebook. Don’t just jump in and start peddling your products, services or website, you first need to establish yourself in Facebook. After getting started and getting familiarized with Facebook, you will notice that you will be able to join groups. Find a group that is interested in the products or services you offer. When you find one, join the group. Here, you will be able to discuss things about their interest and little by little, you will be able to indirectly market your products or services. Just remember that you first need to establish relationships within the group in order for you to market effectively and in order for you to become trusted by the other members. There are quite a lot of communicating tools that you can use in Facebook. You can use the News Feed and you can even syndicate your blog website using RSS. The Notes feature offered by Facebook is also a great way to market. And, you can also write on the "wall" of other people's profile in order for you to get known. The great thing about this is that you don’t even have to invest money when you use Facebook. It is completely free and what you just need to invest is time. Although it may take quite a while for you to get people in Facebook to trust you and get them to visit your website. You have to consider the fact that with the amount of people using Facebook, it will definitely have a lot of potential in generating targeted traffic to your website.