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What Constitutes a Complete and Effective SEO Campaign
Unfortunately, not many Search Engine Optimization companies know what this involves. You may see a "one size fits all" package, link popularity development in the form of submitting to link farms, or even the dreaded "Submit Your Site to 1000s of Search Engines" scam. While the basic premise of each of these ideas is true, the execution of them is extremely important.
Why Optimize Your Site For Search Engines
Sometimes a search engine optimization company will miss that glaring question posed by potential clients and assume the benefits of search engine optimization are obvious to everyone. While shelling out a couple thousand on an SEO campaign is common sense to some, others may find it hard to part with the cash unless they know it is an investment in their business that is sure to bring a good return.
How to reach #1 in Yahoo! Part 2
KEI - Keyword Effectiveness Index. The value of a keyword or keyword phrase that helps a web site reach the #1 position in search engines by comparing how often the keyword or keyword phrase is used and comparing it to how many web sites are using that keyword or keyword phrase to market their site.
How Does Your Website Make Me Feel
When people think about the Internet, they think about technology. When people hear that I am a Website strategy expert, they see me as a "techy type".
Password Protection with PHP, MySQL, and Session Variables
One of the great promises that actually came true when our Internet-enabled world reached the twenty-first century is efficient customer-to-business interaction. Each day, I find a new way to go through lifes errands without ever waiting on hold for a bank teller, a pharmacist, or an insurance agent. I do it all online.
Accessibility... The Basics.
An accessible website is one that allows as many people as possible to access the infomation contained within it. An inportant subset of accessibility is allowing people with visual, aural, or physical disabilities full access to the information and services available in the same way as able-bodied people. Ensuring that your website is not dependant on particular hardware or software is also an important consideration when building accessible websites.
Web Site Content Ideas for Webmasters
Many years ago I began creating web sites that began as photo albums for friends and family and then turned into travel guides for trips I took to Jamaica , Napa Valley and the Black Hills of South Dakota. Soon I created web sites related to cars, dogs, and motorcycles. Later I was turned on to Googles Adsense program which allowed me to generate enough income from my hobby web sites that I could pay for the overhead costs. I found it challenging to come up with additional content and perform search engine optimization on my existing pages. Occasionally I would hit mental blocks and would have no new content I could add. Whenever this happens I try for the following to help me generate new and useful web site content and hopefully drive my Google Adsense revenue.
Questions to Ask when Designing a Website for clients
Questions to ask when designing a Web Site for your client s.
“Excerpt from the book: Graphic Artists Guild, Handbook Pricing & Ethical guidelines Written by: Brent Parker
How to Boost Your Chances at Having a Successful Web Site
New Web sites are springing up online by the millions. However, when they don’t reach a level of success, the Web site owners assume that they can’t make money off the Internet.
Website Maintenance: What does it take to manage your website
Every action has a beginning phase where you launch your activity, a middle period in which you must sustain and develop it and a conclusion. Many people set up a website enthusiastically but then they find that they don’t have the skills or knowledge to maintain and develop it. So, what are the challenges in this middle phase of a website’s life and how can you meet them
How to Create a Useful, Popular Website
Everything I tell you will also be free. Youll spend some time, but you wont spend your money.
5 Simple Steps to Protect your Digital Downloads
A couple of days ago, I was searching for a popular eBook online.
Superior to Dreamweaver
Ive heard a lot of good comments regarding Macromedias Dreamweaver site building tool.
How To Write An Effective FAQ Page
Websites that have multiple pages usually have a Frequently Asked Questions FAQpage. There are several good reasons why you should have one.
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How to Find Good Web Hosting
You have decided it is about time you jumped on the web hosting bandwagon. You have a website in mind you would like to create. You have a domain name ready to go. The one and only thing that you are missing is the actual web hosting space. Now there are hundreds of different web hosting companies that will promise you hundreds of different guarantees. How do you know which one is legit and which one is bogus
Creative Offline Website Marketing Techniques
Although the vast majority of website traffic is the direct result of search engines, there are many offline marketing techniques that can be used to draw customers to your website. The examples listed below are but a few ways in which you can market your online presence to an offline audience in an inexpensive manner. Some of the examples listed below even can be implemented at no extra cost!
Marketing Your Web Site
Congratulations!Your Web Site is finished!Now whatYour first instinct is to submit to every search engine possible and leave it up to them to bring traffic to your site.Despite what you may have been told, it doesn’t happen quite that way.Yes, you will need to submit to the search engines, and they will eventually bring traffic your site.It will take anywhere from 3 – 6 months for a search engine to even get you listed.After that another year or so to make it to the top of the listings, that is, if you are extremely diligent in promoting to them monthly and following all the different rules for each search engine.
Web usability: The basics
What is web usability & why is it important
How To Build Your First Web Site
Difference between Shared and Dedicated Web Hosting
This article will explain the key differences between 2 web hosting services available today: shared and dedicated web hosting.
Absolute & Relative Links How Do They Rank
The question for this article is whether or not you should use "absolute urls" or "relative urls" Not only that, this article researches whether or not Google ranks these methods differently.
A More Accessible Pop-Up Window
More and more commercial websites are featuring pop-ups these days. In many instances, Im noticing more pop-ups being used for advertising, probably due to the harsh reality that is "banner blindness". In other cases, pop-ups are used to display supplemental content to the parent page. Unfortunately, many designers know little about how to make a proper pop-up window that will be accessible.
How To Get Repeat Visitors To Your Site
When you have a website online it is important for you to try and get new visitors to your site, but it’s also important to take care of the visitors that you actually already have. This is because you will want your existing visitors to keep returning to your site again and again.
Colors for Your Website
Oh Yes ..Colors! There are hot ones, cool ones, earthy colors, spiritual colors and every other shade in the rainbow! What colors should you use for your website
Five FAQ About Google PageRank
Five FAQ about Google PageRank
Are You A Bill Clinton Webmaster
One of the most frequent questions I get asked about my ebook, Dont Get Banned BY The Search Engines, is whether I amended it to include post-Florida Google."Florida" is the code name that search engine optimizer wizards gave to a November, 2003, shakeup at Google that left many webmasters covering themselves up with makeshift fig leaves while dangling upside down above the proverbial crocodile moat.
How to Chose Stock Photography for your Web Site
So youve decided to take the plunge. You know that stock photography is an effective tool for your web business, but where do you start and how do you choose the stock photo thats right for you. Here are some tips to get you started so that you are happy with your choice.
The DRC Blew It
The DRC Disability Rights Commission recently announced the results of their year-long investigation into the accessibility of 1000 websites. The DRCs report http://www.drc-gb.org/publicationsandreports/2.pdf concluded that most websites are highly inaccessible, with over 81% not even meeting basic standards of accessibility.
Top 10 Web Design Mistakes
As a webmaster, you want to keep your visitors content so they’ll come back again.Below you will find ten common mistakes made by webmasters that may deter people from returning.
Culture and Website Localization
With the rise in ownership of computers and internet usage growing daily, the internet is fast becoming the primary port of call for information, shopping and services. In addition, those computer and internet users are increasingly from non-English speaking countries. At the end of 2002, it was estimated that 32% of internet users were non-native English speakers. This figure is constantly rising. In response, businesses have quickly become aware of the benefits of website localization.
Why Should You Care About Your Web Site Colors
**How Colors are Used in web design:**
How Does Your Website Measure Up
Does your website make a good first impression Is the navigation intuitive Is the content appropriate for your audience Youve had your website up and running for a while now but youve always had a nagging suspicion that your website is lacking effectiveness and you just cant put your finger on it. Youve dabbled with colors, added/removed images re-written the text but it still feels as if everything just isnt working together. Wouldnt it be nice if you had a way to sort things out Well now you do!