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101 Ways to Publicize Your Web Site

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101 Ways to Publicize Your Web Site

As a web developer and a blogger, I’m always looking for new and different ways to promote my web sites and blogs. I can’t say that I’ve ever had a generous budget, so I’ve had to be creative in how I get the word out about these sites.

Sometimes this task is as easy and cheap as creating a link on a social networking profile, but sometimes publicizing can be as complicated and expensive as a transit ad. However much time and money you have to work on your publicizing, you’ll find something you can do on my list of 101 Ways to Publicize Your Web Site:

  1. AdWords
  2. Air fresheners
  3. Antenna balls
  4. Article author biographies
  5. Attensa subscription button
  6. Ball caps
  7. Balloons
  8. Banner ads
  9. Billboard/outdoor ads
  10. Blinklist.com
  11. BlogCarnival.com
  12. Blog networks
  13. Blog rings
  14. BlogCatalog.com
  15. Bloglines button
  16. Business cards
  17. Button ads
  18. Cattle brands
  19. Coasters
  20. Coffee mugs
  21. Comments
  22. CSS/design galleries
  23. Del.icio.us
  24. Digg.com
  25. Direct mail
  26. DMOZ
  27. Email signature
  28. Email subscriptions
  29. Endorsements
  30. E-newsletters
  31. Excite Mix subscription button
  32. Facebook
  33. Feedburner feed
  34. Fliers
  35. Flurry subscription button
  36. Fortune cookie fortunes
  37. FriendFeed.com
  38. Frisbees
  39. Furl.net
  40. Golf balls
  41. Golf tees
  42. Google subscription button
  43. Guest posts
  44. Hershey’s Chocolate
  45. Highlighters
  46. Industry awards
  47. In-store promotions
  48. Key chains
  49. Lapel pins
  50. Letterhead
  51. License plate holders
  52. Link exchanges
  53. Luggage tags
  54. M & Ms
  55. Ma.gnolia.com
  56. Mixx
  57. Mousepads
  58. My AOL subscription button
  59. My Yahoo subscription button
  60. MySpace.com
  61. Netvibes subscription button
  62. News Alloy subscription button
  63. Newsgator subscription button
  64. Newspaper and magazine ads
  65. Online directories
  66. Paid links
  67. Pens
  68. Pinging
  69. Pop-up ads
  70. Portfolio
  71. Postcards
  72. Press coverage
  73. Product placement
  74. Reddit.com
  75. Resumé
  76. Rich-media ads
  77. Screwdrivers
  78. Simpy.com
  79. Skyscraper ads
  80. Social networking profiles
  81. Sponsored links
  82. Sponsorships
  83. Sport bottles
  84. Spurl.net
  85. Stickers
  86. Stress balls
  87. StumbleUpon.com
  88. Tattoos (You should really believe in your site if you go this route.)
  89. Technorati.com
  90. Transport graphics
  91. Truemors.com
  92. T-shirts
  93. Tumblr.com
  94. TV ads
  95. Twitter.com
  96. Umbrellas
  97. Video ads
  98. Voice-mail message
  99. Webwag subscription button
  100. Weepuls
  101. Your mom (After all, she is your biggest fan!)

Can you believe I had to take some mediocre publicizing methods off this list because I had too many? Lesson learned: No matter your budget, there’s always a way to publicize your web site; you just have to be creative!

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