Here's an extract from my article giving advice on how to promote your poetry on the internet.
The internet means that anyone has the possibility of promoting their poetry. This is a double-edged sword. It also means that quality control is often lacking, and that there is MUCH more competition than in print media.
There is also the little matter of being a good poet in the first place. You'll need a thick skin, too, as a pat on the back from family and friends may lull you into a false sense of security when it comes to internet snipers lying in wait!
Basically, there are five good ways that you can utilize the internet to promote your poetry.