You probably don’t need to read the latest advice from the marketing online consultants to figure out the basic idea behind link building. Without links, your site won’t develop authority. Without authority, it won’t move up on the search engines. But even the most savvy online consultant would have to admit that doing that is just not as easy as it sounds.
More Is Not Better In Link Building
Just going out and getting a bunch of links won’t necessarily help your site. You need quality links to get higher search rankings. But sometimes figuring out what makes one link better than another is tough. This is where you do need to keep up with what the marketing consultants are recommending or you may just be wasting your time.
Continue reading SEO:Link Building in Online Marketing, Tougher Than It Sounds
In real estate, it’s location, location, location. In website design, it’s content, content, content… followed very closely by eye appeal, which is where a graphic designer can play a substantial role.
The SEO (Search Engine Optimization) portion of a website’s foundation must be considered first to develop essential keywords. These keywords are then used throughout the site copy, the attending blog, and the marketing articles which will proliferate incoming links, something the ever-hungry search engines love.
Continue reading SEO: Branding Graphics Appeal on Your Website and Tips for Making it SEO-Friendly
While Google is the number one search engine, and will likely continue to be that for a number of years, there is several thousand lesser search engines that are working hard to gain a part of the search market for themselves.
The English language market for search is largely made up of a few big giants. According to a report by comScore the market in October 2009 was dominated by Google (65.4%), Yahoo (18.0%), Microsoft (9.9%), Ask (3.9%) and AOL (2.9%), MapQuest, eBay, craigslist, Fox, MySpace, Facebook and Amazon. Continue reading SEO: Which Search Engine? The List to Watch in 2010
It goes without saying that if you don’t have website traffic, the other components of your web business can’t work very effectively. Without eyeballs on your sales letter, you won’t make any sales!
There are many ways to generate fast free website traffic, but many of them aren’t readily available to the average, lesser-known marketer.
Joint ventures are an excellent way to get tons of others to send you there traffic. However, joint ventures hinge upon relationships/connections, and many of the people with the most traffic have tons of their own products to promote. Those who own large lists are also approached about joint ventures so often that they may have commitments that extend out past six months. Continue reading SEO: How To Generate Free Website Traffic FAST
If you have been the owner of a website or a blog for any length of time, you’re probably striving continuously to improve the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) of your website. Let’s face it; the more effort you put into SEO, the better your ranking will be on the various search engines, which in turn means your website will enjoy more traffic as a result.
Of course, even though you more than likely already use several social networking sites, you may not yet be sure of how much those sites can help improve your rankings. One of the best sites to take advantage of is LinkedIn. The main reason for this is that the site already enjoys phenomenal rankings due to the profiles which are hosted on it.
Continue reading SEO: How to Use LinkedIn for SEO
My employment search preoccupied our family for months. One day my husband told our three boys that to make things easier for me, he had a list of jobs for them. Continue reading Employment Search & Payment Plan
Perseverance is not an issue of talent. It is not an issue of time. It is about finishing. Talent provides hope for accomplishment, but perseverance guarantees it.
Running Past Failure
As a small child, Vonetta (Jeffrey) Flowers dreamed about being in the Olympics. She ran everywhere she went, and gained a reputation among her school friends for being quick. At age nine, Vonetta learned she had special talent. While trying out for an inner-city track club in her hometown of Birmingham, she shocked coaches by posting the best sprint time for Jonesboro Elementary School – running faster than boys two years older than she was!
Vonetta’s immense talent carried her to the University of Alabama-Birmingham on a track-and-field scholarship. While at the university, she continued to pursue her goal of gaining a spot on the Olympic team. She practiced meticulously to perfect her stride, spent hours in the weight room adding strength, and ran grueling intervals to shave seconds off her sprint times. Thanks to her combination of talent and discipline, Vonetta ended her college career as a 7-time All-American, competing in the 100 meter and 200 meter sprints, long jump, triple jump, heptathlon, and relays. Continue reading Leadership: Perseverance By Dr. John C. Maxwell
If you’ve been online for any amount of time, then I’m sure you’ve heard many of the success stories about internet entrepreneurs, and how they’re making millions every year, and you’ve probably heard how easy it is for you to do it, too.
And the truth is, it actually is kind of easy, but not as easy as most salesmen would have you believe. There is a little bit of work involved, and anyone who’s really been successful has put in the time and effort to get there. And they’ve managed to avoid the pitfalls on this list. Continue reading Top 5 Reasons Most Internet Businesses Fail
Remember the master teacher once said 2000 years ago, “Unless you can become like little children, your chances are zero, you haven’t got a prayer.” A major consideration for adults.
Be like children and remember there are 4 ways to be more like a child no matter how old you get. Continue reading Article: Practice Being Like a Child by Jim Rohn
While millions of people run some sort of website, only a few – it’s estimated at only 1 to 2% – are really successful in accomplishing what they want on the Net. The main reason for this is the lack of well defined goals and the necessary focus to achieve them. A great plan goes a long way. Part of a good plan is web design. Successful website design lets your visitors focus on the most important part of your website: the content.
Continue reading SEO: Ten Website Design Rules For High Search Engine Rankings