Do you have an Internet marketing strategy running concurrently with your marketing strategy? If not, here are seven proven marketing strategies you can use to boost online sales. I am constantly amazed by the number of people I meet who have absolutely no online marketing strategy. I am even more amazed by the number of people who believe all they have to do is buy a domain, slap a few HTML pages together (as cheaply as possible)and place them on a web host somewhere. Then they expect search engines and prospects to find and interact with them because their site is on the web! Creating an online portal takes planning and needs to be underpinned by your business strategy. Do you want your site or business to succeed? Then you must have a plan of action and a fundamental marketing strategy for your online marketing.  WSI-We Simplify the Internet, has the unique ability to gather and share the ‘learning’s of over 2500 Internet marketing Consultants worldwide. Creating marketing strategies that are based on fact helps fast track companies that are operating in very competitive environments. Now, I would like to share with you some of these marketing strategies and practices – 1. Know Your Target Market or Persona First and foremost, you must know your market. Know WHO you will be targeting with your marketing messages? Know WHO will be buying your products that you’re promoting on the web? Keep your eyes open for hot trends or products that everyone is buying. Work with an Internet marketing specialist to allow you to find out which products are becoming hot. For example, in electronics, which products are on everyone’s wish list? Is it laptops, PCs, Smart phones or Blu-ray Players? Find what products are being searched for in the search engines… do a check to see how many searches are made each month for your chosen product? If there is a large demand/audience/market for your product, then you have a much better chance of succeeding online. It is a simple marketing strategy that many first time marketers ignore – please don’t. So choose your products to match the demand that is out there for them. 2. Insure you are able to target ‘buyers’ at the exact moment that they are in ‘buying’ mode. One of the key elements to selling online is letting people find you at the exact moment they are ready to buy. These people already have their minds set on buying something when they reach your site. This is much easier than you think! A simple way I found to do this is to create sites which target keywords related to buying… such as gifts, bargains, special...