Internet Markeing

Internet marketing, or online marketing, refers to advertising and marketing efforts that use the web and email to drive direct sales via electronic commerce, in addition to sales leads from websites or emails. Internet marketing and online advertising efforts are typically used in conjunction with traditional types of advertising such as radio, television, newspapers and magazines.

Internet marketing can also be broken down into more specialized areas such as Web marketing, email marketing and social media marketing:

• Web marketing includes e-commerce websites, affiliate marketing websites, promotional or informative websites, online advertising on search engines, and organic search engine results via search engine optimization (SEO).

• Email marketing involves both advertising and promotional marketing efforts via e-mail messages to current and prospective customers.

• Social media marketing involves both advertising and marketing (including viral marketing) efforts via social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.