If you are new to internet marketing, you would have discovered that driving traffic to your website is a formidable task. However, if you learn the ropes to drive traffic to your website, you can reap a ton of rewards. Here are some creative ideas that may help you.

The term ‘weblog’ was first used in December, 1997 by Jorn Barger. From ‘weblog’ to ‘we blog’ to ‘blog’ – a short journey before Peter Merholz coined the term ‘blog’ in April, 1997.

Build your blogging links. There are so many blog readers all over the world, and they love to hop from one site to another. Thus, learn to establish relationships with other bloggers, so you can also expose your blogging link right at their own blogging site. You can compensate their generosity by writing free and exclusive articles for them or by adding their blogging links in your blog roll.

Doing online surveys. So far, one of the easiest schemes to earn extra cash through the Internet is by answering the series of online surveys. Newly emerging companies along with those other overly competitive businesses make it a point to hear the opinion and ideas of others. They are well concerned of which because they need all these in the improvement of their corporate strategies and plans. Thus, they are willing enough to pay the people for answering the surveys they conduct. With a great number of surveys in a week’s time on your part, you will definitely earn a good deal of money out of that.

Figure out the lay of your local land. National blogs and media outlets offer all sorts of useful advice about whether, how and when to sell your home, but there’s one thing that sort of advice cannot convey: what’s going on in your local market. Ask questions and read Health-Blog in your local market and start talking with the real estate brokers and agents from your area who are actively blogging, listing properties and answering questions. They can give you the hyperlocal essentials you need to know. Sure, it’s a buyer’s market globally, on average. But if you live in Omaha, that may mean that homes sell at or near asking in 45 days or less; in Grand Cayman, your home could stay on the market 3 months and sell for 20% below asking.

Gwyneth, who stars in the film Country Strong (which co-stars Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester), is also working on a healthy cookbook and continues to write her fitness/Lifestyle Blog, Goop.

For one thing, each article acts as a writing sample. While it’s true that you can’t resell the articles you’re using yourself on your own blogs, each article you write acts as a gateway to attract visitors from the web, and a good proportion of those visitors will become buyers.

Now that you have some simple ways to get started go ahead and start. Remember perfection is not an option but getting it done is the only option. Do your very best, strive to help others, believe in your product and yourself, and just do it. Don’t over complicate things. As you grow in your business you will learn more advanced ways to get traffic to you websites, but keep it simple right now. Once you find success with your first site simply repeat the process.