In order to expand your Network Marketing or MLM business, it’s extremely important that you have a strong online presence. When you get ready to take your Home Based Business to this next level and start your Internet Marketing campaign, you’ll find there are some common Internet Marketing Terms you’ll need to know.

Here are just a few of the Basic Internet Marketing Terms you’ll need to know as you move forward:

Auto Responder – An email campaign system, that allows someone to send out emails to their lists automatically at certain times and intervals. Features often include the ability to segment lists.

Blog – Short for Web log, blogs are part journal, part Web site. Blogs are becoming increasingly popular as forums for people to express their views to a potentially unlimited audience.

Domain Name – Is the web site’s name, which is also that websites main address such as, Google.com.

Forum – A place on the internet where people with common interests or backgrounds come together to find information and discuss topics within the forum community.

Hyperlink – Often blue and underlined, hyperlinks, also known as “links” for short, allow you to navigate to other pages on the Web with a simple click of your mouse.

Keyword – Keywords are words or a group of words that a person uses to search for something on a Search Engine.

Landing Page – The first page a person sees when coming to your Web site from an advertisement. This page can be any page on your Web site including your home page.

Opt-in – This type of registration requires a person submitting information to specifically request he or she be contacted or added to a list.

Opt-out – Here people are automatically signed up to receive contact, but can opt out of receiving newsletters, calls, etc. at any time.

Social Media – A type of online media where information is uploaded primarily through user submission. There are many different types of social media, including Forum’s and Blogs, podcasts, social networking, and image and video sharing.

Spam – Can refers to unwanted data sent via email or on a Web site to trick a search engine. You’re probably aware of spam emails and should be aware of the strict standards and penalties associated with the CAN-SPAM Act.

URL – Stands for Uniform Resource Locator. These are the letters and symbols that make up the address of a specific Web page.

Web Browser – The program you use to access the internet such as Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE), Apple’s Safari, and Mozilla Firefox.

Web Host – A company that maintains websites on a server so people on the WWW, can access them through a web browser.

WWW – Stands for World Wide Web.