Tuesday, August 31, 2010

What To Look For When Shopping For New Office Space

Start by making up a list of everything you want in a new office. For example, your list might read something like this:

• Modern office building
• Nicely furnished
• Easy to understand rental agreement with flexible leasing terms
• Office space which can be upgraded without changing my address
• Affordable leasing options

Does that seem like too much to ask for in leasing an office space or something which might be prove nearly impossible to obtain? Not at all. Simply do a computer search on the internet and type in ‘shared office space providers’ in your favorite search engine. Be sure to include your zip code or city, state to pull up only office space data in your target area.

What is shared office space?

They are everything on your list and then some...including affordable. The term ‘shared office space’ is commonly used to describe a type of office space that can be rented for a day, week, month or as long as you want. That’s why they are also referred to as ‘temporary office space’ even though they can be leased on a permanent basis as well.

Another misunderstanding about the term shared office space is it does not mean that you have to share an office with another business. It simply means that you are located in an office building that is ‘shared’ by a number of other companies.

Happily, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that when it comes to saving money in the corporate budget, selecting a shared office space over your regular commercial space leasing option, is by far the most beneficial way to go. Not only will you be able to get a brand new office up and running in a very short amount of time, but there are a variety of styles and leasing options that can be tailor made to suit your company’s specific needs.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Piggy-Back Traffic Review - Good Or Bad?

After having a chance to take an objective look at the system, I decided to write this Piggy-Back Traffic review to detail my findings. If you’re interested in internet marketing, or have had sites banned by search engines, you should find this review particularly interesting. My goal is to give you a realistic view of what you can and can not expect to get out of the method. From there, it is completely up to you to decide if you should look into it further.

Ryan Deiss has a little secret he wants to let you in on: the Piggy-Back Traffic system. According to Deiss, it allows even novice marketers crack into the top 10 search listings for just about any market on Google in a matter of days. Most importantly, it does so without getting you banned.

Think of how much business a top 5 listing on Google would get your website. Well, quit thinking about it, because now you can do it with the Piggy-Back Traffic system. A method that hardly anyone is using, there is little competition and it works in any market size. Also, the traffic it generates is extremely targeted and rivals even the most successful systems in this arena. This is all possible without cheating the system and annoying the people at Google!

A three step system that is easy to understand and implement, the Piggy-Back Traffic system even outlines crippling mistakes that will keep you from ever breaking into the top 10 in search engines. The most comprehensive guide I’ve ever seen that even goes so far as to list four ways to discover keywords nobody else is targeting, Piggy-Back Traffic does way too much to list. Literally, I’d be here typing for hours! I highly recommend Piggy-Back Traffic to anyone who is interested in using the internet to make an unreasonable amount of money.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

At What Point In Your Business Should You Incorporate?

If you have been doing business, and are wondering about when you should become incorporated, you should know that at any time, you can make your business official. Perhaps you are a representative for a company, and have been selling their products? Maybe you have a lawn mowing service and are worried about doing business and being incorporated? There is no special time in the business world that you should become a legal business. However, if you see that your business is taking off, and you are wanting to become a LLC or incorporated, there is no reason to put it off.

Becoming a legal business, and having a license to do business in the state you are operating in makes total sense. Especially if your business has really taken off. Being incorporated can protect you and your personal assets. If your business were to be sued, or go into debt, having that LLC at the end of your name would definitely pay off.

With the many different entities to choose from when you become incorporated, you will have some decisions to make. All of the entities offer personal protection to the owners except for one, and that is DBA, also known as Doing Business As. This entity requires that the owners are personally held responsible for all legal matters, as well as debt. However, the other entities all off coverage for the owners, or members of the business.

Whether you are just starting out in business, or have been operating under your personal name for a while, it is never too late to become incorporated. Just be sure that you understand the entities and choose the one that is best for you and your business. If you need some help choosing and understanding the entities, a business attorney will be able to help you with those.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

SEO - Tips For Making SEO Copy More Personal

The problem with SEO copy (search engine optimized) is that often reads very robotic, repetitive and cold. However so many marketing experts say that you need to make an emotional connection with your reader in order to make sales. This means that you need to find the fine balance between making your copy sound personal and pleasing the search engine spiders and robots.

First of all never pose yourself an expert or a guru if you are not one. People can usually tell that you aren’t within the first paragraph or so of an article, especially if it is peppered with keywords and not much quality content. This type of content is easily identifiable as it is based on old-fashioned direct sales marketing techniques. Once people see those long sales letters on sites, they know it’s snake oil salesman time. It is better to connect with them on a one to one basis rather than in an imitation of some hotshot copywriter from the 1970s.

Never use the royal "we". Stay away from phrases like "We here at Search Engine City promises to deliver you the best copy” instead make it more personal by using the "you or your" form as in: "You are certain to find a keyword analyzer that is perfect for that special someone at here at Search Engine City.”

Another tip is to try and identify with your audience in some way. For instance if your audience is a bunch of affiliate marketers, refer to the practice of creating blogs with affiliate links as bum marketing which is the nickname for it. Try to write in the niche language that they are used to. Of course if you truly are an expert in your niche then writing this type of SEO enriched, yet user-friendly copy will not be difficult for you at all!

Friday, August 27, 2010

SEO - Common Myths About SEO

There are several myths that circulate about SEO (search engine optimization) in general that have persisted for years. Unfortunately these myths consist of bad advice that could have you wasting your time and money and result in not making much of a profit of all.

Myth #1. “The more search engine optimized terms you have on a page the more money you will make.” Unfortunately the more SEO keywords you have on your page the more traffic you are likely to draw but it is likely to be just surfers not real buyers. Furthermore a search engine could penalize you for what is called “keyword stuffing.”

Myth #2. “You have to be inethical to make a profit using search engine techniques on the Internet.” There are probably more honest people using search engine optimization techniques to sell their products and services then dishonest ones. You can add SEO all you want to a site but if there is a basic problem with your business plan or equation then no short cut in the world will solve it. Usually the web sites that sell the most are sticking to the simple equation that has worked for salespeople for centuries – “The sell a product they believe in that does exactly what you promise it will for a low affordable price.”

Myth #3. “You have to spend money to make money using search engine optimization techniques.” Using SEO to make a living is the same as any other occupation. You only succeed as much as you are willing to put into it. However the good news here is that throwing money at programs, software and other gizmos is not what is required to be a successful merchant or affiliate marketer who uses SEO. All it really takes is time and talent, which can pay off in spades if you are talented.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Paid Opinion Survey Programs - Can You Really Make Money From Home Taking Paid Opinion Surveys?

Are you wondering what all the hype is about the paid opinion survey industry? I know I was, so I decided to do a little bit of investigating. The first thing that I discovered is that there are a lot of scam sites out there. When I say a lot, I mean the majority of the sites that claim to be able to make you boatloads of money from filling out surveys are a rip off.

The way they work is simple: you pay a huge membership fee to join in exchange for a list of paid surveys that you can take to make money. The way they get you is in the list. Usually, they are ridiculously old and outdated, and the surveys are closed. In many cases, they require your credit card information and they continually charge you for membership month after month, until you actually cancel.

The next thing I learned about the paid opinion survey industry is that you actually can pay all of your bills using money you make from paid survey sites. Once you get through all of the horror stories that detail how people have lost hundreds of dollars as a result of joining shady sites, you'll find many happy people who, to this day, continue to make up to a few thousand dollars each month filling out surveys. The trick, as they say, is to find a legitimate survey site.

In all of my research and experience with the paid opinion survey industry, there are only a handful of sites that I would recommend. Unlike sites that steal your money, there are some very good resources available to help you get started.. As long as you commit to filling out a certain number of surveys, you'll see huge paychecks each month. Best yet, the site even has an income calculator that you can use to figure out exactly how big your paychecks will be!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

What's The Hottest Give-away Item For Special Events?

You have an upcoming event and you were wondering how you’re going to promote your event so that people would come and see it, how would you promote it? Silicone wristbands are a good way of promoting your events. Here are some ideas on how to promote your event using silicone wristbands.

One is that you can customize your own silicone wristbands and use it as a give away to other people. These silicone wristbands aren’t just for fundraisers anymore but they can also be used for promotion because they are so fashionable.

Secondly, wait; here is a scenario, when you used the silicone wristbands people became aware of your event. During the night of the event, a lot of people came and you couldn’t distinguish one guest from the other, I suggest that you use these rubber wristbands to distinguish the guests. You can also use these as their pass to enter the venue. See wouldn’t that be easier?

Normally, what people use in events are just wristband tags. But these tags are made out of low quality paper, that just can be pulled off by anymore. Moreover, they next day people wont be wearing these anymore, since they are worn out. But for the silicone bracelets, they last for years, and dont be surprised if the next year you still see those around.

These silicone wristbands aren’t just for fundraisers anymore but you can also use these as promotional items. The more you give out, the more people are going to be aware of what you are promoting.

These silicone wristbands are a good promotional item because they are highly fashionable. You can use any color or put any message on it. Just as long as you have imagination you will have a silicone wristband design.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Future Is Coming / The Future Is Here!

So I'm on a conference call last night and I hear something I've heard about before. Web 2.0. Not so impressive in print, but very impressive online. Web 2.0 stands to revolutionize not just who and how media is delivered to us. Web 2.0 stands to completely shake up the marketing world and how some of us make money online.

Everybody has at least heard of MySpace or You Tube, even if they aren't aware of the ramifications. These networks exists, thrive as a matter of fact on user provided content. This doesn't just put power in the hands of the providers, but also power in the hands of the consumers. The amount of material being put online in these networks is so immense almost any one can find something to suit their taste. Media customized to the user, streamlined by the user and even provided by the user.

The users have a ball and the content networks get eyes and ears for low production cost. Television networks dream of getting the target audience per dollar that sites like Last.fm and MySpace can get. Thus the new generation of marketing is here. Lush web sites with ripe viewers, those who can adapt to market effectively here will be rich. Those of us finding niches here will do very well.

The future is coming if you’re a major marketing firm, but the future is here if you're a small time innovator. Get your ball in the came and start harvesting the dollars. If you're not advertising with audio / video, providing topical content or catering to the entertainment whims of the fickle web fan, you're shoveling dollars out the window.

Web 2.0 will shape our lives in the next decade whether you realize it or not. It will change our businesses whether we want it to or not. The Madison Avenue types will be all over it. The times they are a changing are you?

Monday, August 23, 2010

The Importance Of SEO

All websites have one thing in common. They all need traffic, and lots of it. Millions of searches are performed every day on the internet for any topic you can think of. Would you like a share of that traffic? Optimizing your site will give you better search engine placement and more traffic. Better yet, “free targeted traffic.”

So how do you get this free targeted traffic to your site? First, and most importantly, you must submit the URL of your website to the search engines so that it will be included in search results. After your site has been indexed by the search engines, it is time to implement simple SEO techniques so that your site will get better search engine placement. SEO, known as Search Engine Optimization, is an important step to take when building a website. When optimizing your site, it is best to make little changes over a period of time. Search engines like to see improvements to websites, and it keeps them coming back to crawl your site for new content. Making little changes at a time to enhance your optimization strategies will go a long way with the search engines and will give your site better search engine placement as well. When done properly your website will receive traffic from users searching for the topic that is related to what your site has to offer. This kind of traffic is called “targeted traffic” because the user is already interested in what you are offering and will be more likely to make a purchase or sign up for a newsletter or whatever else you have.

Make SEO a priority when building your website and work hard to achieve better search engine placement. Free targeted traffic will slowly begin to make its way to your site. Remember though it is important that your site has been submitted to the search engines before you tackle SEO strategies.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Myspace Profile Fun Add-Ons

Myspace is now ranking as one of the top websites on the Internet. In social networking, it is right at the top in the world. What is that which makes myspace so successful? I believe that the ways in which users can play with their profile is one of the reasons. A user can express his/her individuality on the profile in many different ways and it would not surprise me if shortly a competition is held for the best profile. Here are some lovely ideas to add to your profile.

Crazy Text Flash Banners-

In this, you are given four variables. Flash banner size, text color, background color and background effect. You can select your own for these four. One can create very imaginative and creative banners with different text messages and use it on the profile. The banner can also be used as a comment for friends.

Cool Clocks Generator-

You can design a lovely clock with this. Select your own color, the size and the text design. Get the code and paste the clock in your profile. The moving hands look lovely and you can change your clock color everyday to add fun. This brings more variation to your profile.

Photo Comments-

If you have your own photographs, this is one of the best options. Upload your photograph and write a suitable comment. You will get a code that can be used to paste this design in your profile. You can also use these personalized comments for your friends.

There are many more myspace profile add-ons that can be used to enhance your profile and add appeal. You can make your profile very inviting and attractive. With your imagination you can do wonders. Flash is one of the most popular formats in which you will get the profile add-ons. You can put most of them in your blogs also.
So, why not make your profile the best in the world?

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Earning An Income From An Internet Business

It is entirely possible for anyone to make money with an internet business. There are several companies that are willing to warehouse products for you and ship them to your customers for you. You can earn an decent income online by taking advantage of this and creating your own website in order to make sales.

Every internet opportunity is different. Not everyone will find each opportunity attractive and internet businesses are not the right fit for every person. However, once you decide that this is an opportunity that you want to pursue, make sure that you take full advantage of the program and follow through in order to see results.

If you are not willing to dig deep into an internet program, you most likely will not be successful. Each program takes work and if you are under the impression that you can join a program and make money by doing little work, you may have to return to your day job.

As with any business, it takes a lot of time and exhaustive effort to make it successful. There is no one to help you out if you fail. The business is entirely yours. Your success is dependent upon your determination. Once you make a decision, give your business every opportunity to develop and grow. If the business becomes successful, then you will be able to put in fewer hours in order to see the same results.

Many people start a new business and later find out that the opportunity is not right for them. At this point, there are two options that are available. One option is to stick with the program despite the unhappiness and the other is to cut your losses and find another job. Most importantly, you want to find an opportunity that keeps you happy. There are plenty of opportunities that are available. It is only a matter of finding one that is right for you.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Do Links Increase My Ranking On Search Engines?

Increasing links as a method to get your serps increase is a positive thing. You can ask youself the question, though, is just but, links should you get so this can happen? Is it possible to have to many links? Link marketing is the use of links to boost traffic to your website as otherwise as to develop it could be that your position on the se. You will need to do both to accomplish success. If you want to increase it could be that your search engine rank, accomplish on your links.

Is there a set number I should shoot for?

There is no real set integer. It's not having ten or twenty or getting a 100. It is definitely about having the right kind of links coming to the webpage. As an instance, you need to consider both reciprocal links as well as those that are the best type of link is a one way link. One way links create traffic to your site and not letting the customers get lured away with additional links on the webpage. Link exchanging, when placed correctly and applied in the correct way can help as well.

Beyond this, you will want to achieve with having good favorableness links. The links should be related in some way to your internet site. You will need to search for webmasters that offers similar, but should not have the same information as on your site.

If you are thinking about how many links you should allow pointing to your website, the correct denomination to go with is as much as you possibly can do. When getting them make sure they are of good quality, well researched links, not just a link that is not in the same theme. Make sure they provide for both reciprocal and links that are one way. Use them properly and your business really can improve from them.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Getting Organized Will Help Your Success

If you are attempting to build your business, especially in the MLM world you may be suffering from information overload. You find yourself overwhelmed with the steps to learn the business, advertise the business, attract leads and turn them into affiliates in your downline. Don't sweat it though there are tools that will help you.

The tools available generally come in two forms offline and online, my personal belief is the best tool is the one you will use, so it doesn't really matter which one you prefer.

First and foremost you need lists, not the mailing list all the Internet Marketers talk about, just a plain old pad of paper and writing implement. A list is a powerful tool you can use it to organize anything, thoughts, needs, actions to be accomplished.

Once you have your list, you should schedule time to do the things on it. Put these items on a calendar or in a "day planner". You should organize your schedule in accordance with your goals. Just like you have short term, mid term and long term goals you should have daily, weekly or monthly and quarterly or semi-annual items on your calendar. This will make it much easier to track what you should be doing to reach your goals.

You absolutely must have an address book. If your in network marketing or MLM world, you should organize your contacts into leads, prospects, down line, clients and warm market. If you do this you'll know who you should spend most of your time concentrating on for any given purpose.

Just a quick note on how to do these tasks like I said above the best tool is the one you use. You can do these tasks on pen and paper, you can do these tasks on a PDA or you can even do these tasks online in a web mail account or a specific package just to manage your network marketing.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Writing An Ezine Made Simple

Writing an ezine is something anyone can do. It is a great way to help your internet business and connect with your customers and potential customers.

An ezine is basically an online magazine that is sent through email. It will allow you to provide your readers with useful information while also selling your products.

Getting started with writing an ezine is the hardest part. Once you get that first issue developed and sent out then you will find it comes easily after that.

So, to get started you need to come up with your ezine idea. You need a basic concept that is the topic of your ezine. This should not be too difficult because you are going to be writing about your products.

You should also develop some type of outline for your ezine. You want to include some articles, maybe some helpful hints and tips and, of course, links to your products.

You want to develop a good template that you can use for each and every issue of your ezine. This will help you make it easier to write each issue and it will help the readers to become familiar with your ezine layout and content.

You want to make sure you include useful information in your ezine. Writing an ezine is as much about providing the reader with information as it is about selling your product. Your readers need a reason to read your ezine, so you have to give them something they can use.

Writing an ezine is not something that has to be difficult. You should already have some knowledge about your product and that knowledge can be shared with your readers through your ezine. Take what you know and write about it. Share your knowledge with your readers and they will like that you are an authority on the topic and this will lead to them trusting in you and your products.

Sources: www.internetbasedmoms.com

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Getting The Most From An MLM Genealogy Lead

In the MLM business, leads are the bread and butter. While recruiting new members to sign up is not the only way to make money, it is generally well known, that in order to make the most profit and get the best results form an MLM opportunity, a person has to recruit. It is through leads that a person does this.

There are many different ways to get MLM leads. There are also many different kinds of MLM leads. There really is no clear cut way to choose which leads are the best, but some leads are better then others.

A MLM genealogy lead is a popular type of lead. A MLM genealogy lead is a lead that comes from another marketing company that has went out of business.

These leads may be former leads lists the company had or even names of former employees. These are considered to be very good leads because they are targeted and well prepared.

A MLM genealogy lead is not going to be free, though. The companies that sell MLM genealogy leads are going to expect to be paid for them. In some cases this can be a great investment. In other cases, though, it could end up being a total loss.

To get the most from the MLM genealogy lead lists that are purchased, a person needs to do their homework. As with any lead it is important they are fresh. The list should be one of a kind and have accurate and up to date information.

The lists should come from a company that has recently went out of business so the person knows they are fresh leads. This may not be easy to find out, but it is worth asking before making the purchase.

Using a MLM genealogy lead is something that many people do with great success. As long as a person is smart about buying the leads and they do their homework they should end up with pretty good results from using a MLM genealogy lead too.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Getting Started With Your New Home Business

I think the first thing to say is that whenever starting out in any new business venture there will be an initial amount to spend before the returns come in. With internet marketing, despite many scams, we need to focus exactly on what we intend to promote and in all cases we need a website to do this. Many web sites can be bought through an affiliate program the details of which are found on my websites.

One product in particular I ought to mention is the recently introduced program by Richard Legg. I am promoting these because he provides you with video tutorials on how to create your own website; even simple web pages can be effective in providing an income. However for the newbie who wants a web site pre installed and written the best one on the net has to be the one provided by Stone evans. His material is specifically designed for the new home business starter.

If buying a website is too expensive for now, then the blog pages at Google are Free, particularly the one known as 'Blogger'. There are many templates to choose from and in my opinion of high quality. Uploading stuff to is quite simple. I chose the colour scheme on my Message Board page to tie in with that on my blog page. This is always a good idea when promoting a theme through Affiliate Market Force.

As soon as we have, therefore a website/blog or both up and running, we need to promote that website. A good starter page to do this is found at http://www.subscribeme.net/ whereby you can get your webpage advertised for FREE. And not only that, they it will be advertised to over 1 000 000 Ezine users. How about that for starters?

I hope to be posting more tips here on a weekly basis so look out for my articles and why not join our discussion board the link as below through my blog page?

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Confused As To How To Start An Internet Business?

It is a great goal to start an internet business. There are many successful companies today that were started by the dream for high achievement. Some businesses became successful by trial and error, while others knew where to begin.

When starting an online business, you must remember the old saying. If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. One of the most important things that you need to keep in mind is having enough money to cover your costs when you are first starting out. Unless you also have another source of income, you will also need to consider living expenses. All of these things can add up and leave you in a pinch when the bills are due.

The core of your internet business will be your website. If you don't know how to build one yourself, you can always hire someone to do it for you. A quality website must have a degree of professionalism and be attractive enough to entice visitors.

If customers can purchase retail products from your site, then you must also have a secure shopping cart included as part of your website. If a customer finds it difficult to pay, then you will lose sales.

Driving traffic to your site should be your next consideration. Some internet business owners have a large budget for advertising, but if you are not one of them, you will have to explore alternative options. There are many alternative options, so don't panic!

Advertising can be done cheaply, but if you choose this method, you must be prepared to do a lot of work yourself. Try advertising in the community. Help out at community events and spread the news of your business. Talk to editors of your local newspaper and offer your services. Many newspapers will give new businesses a free plug. You can also distribute flyers at public events.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Ascendant Sign

Technically speaking, your rising sign, or ascendant, reflects the zodiac sign that was ascending on the Eastern horizon at the moment you took your first breath in this world. This is why an exact birth time is so vital to finding your accurate rising sign. Located on the cusp of the first house of your astrological chart -- or at the nine o'clock position -- the rising sign can exert an influence almost as powerful as your Sun and Moon signs.

If you were to think of your Sun sign as your soul -- your inner personality and potential -- and your Moon sign as your heart -- your emotional core -- then you could say that your rising sign is your physical self or the face you present to the world. For example, though your Sun sign might be Taurus, your rising sign could very well be Gemini. While you're feeling laid-back, others will tend to see you as a ball of nervous energy and cerebral wit.

At times, your rising sign may act as a mask, hiding some aspect of your inner self you don't feel like revealing. Your Ascendant sign describes your temperament, your outward mannerisms and behavior, the personality you put on public display. It is the part of yourself you are most willing for other people to see in casual, impersonal situations. Changes here will explain why even people born on the same day as you will have very different personalities, different strengths and interests, and different life experiences.

The Ascendant is also called the Rising Sign of a person's chart. Astrologers use the two terms interchangeably. It is literally the sign that was rising on the Eastern horizon of the sky at the time you were born in the place where you were born. This is why it is essential to have both a birthplace and a birth time in order to cast a completely valid Natal Chart.

Friday, August 13, 2010

SEO And Usability

Usability is a key term that you, as a search engine optimizer, will be hearing more of lately. In essence it means the ability of an entity to complete a function once it is started. How does this apply to SEO? Essentially if you brag that your site promises “SEO guru help” and individuals who log in there don’t see any help at all but only affiliate links to other sites with gurus then Google and the other big engines may not see your site as having usability. The more technology progresses it seems the more that marketing types will now be obligated to fulfill the promises that they make with their keywords.

Google, the pioneer when it comes to developing the search engine page ranking algorithms that other search engines use, has now switched its focus to looking at how people find information and what they do when they access a document found in the Google index. Google now has ways of determining how long people look at your web pages, if they like to explore your links to both your archives and outside sites and the relevance of your documents to any keywords that you have submitted. Google also measures the amount of times your website is put into "My Favorites" in Internet Explorer. The more people that put your website into their favorites, the more Google will like your website and thus in turn push it up the Search Engine Results.

Yet another component of usability is your website’s functionality. If it does not work, Google and other big sites simply may not bother to list it. As the search engine spiders are constantly crawling millions of sites it could take years for a spider to crawl your site for a second time so you need to get it right before you make your website live!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Seo - Making The Best Use Of Keywords

Once you have selected the keywords that you want to use in your SEO there are ways that you can use them to intelligently increase the attractiveness of your copy to both readers and the search engines.

First of all it is key to use keywords and keyword phrases in all of your headlines and subtitles. However only do this if the keyword actually augments rather than distorts the title of your site. Your best bet is to try to keep the title a complete sentence well at the same time trying to capture the gist by using one or two well-chosen, high ranking keywords. When writing copy try using keywords in the first sentence, last sentence and at least once in each paragraph. This is a rule that many professional SEO copywriters follow in attempt to make their technical writing sound more like "natural language." Both humans and spiders dislike robotic language.

Don’t be afraid to bold, underline or italicize your keywords. They also stand out if they are used in bulleted links or if they are included in photo or image captions. This type of treatment can help highlight the words or phrases, not only to the reader, but also for the search engine.

Avoid using focused keyword phrases when a broad term is required. Not every generic phrase that you see is an open call to insert a keyword phrase. Also avoid using the same keyword phrase several times in a paragraph if you can. This is called keyword stuffing.

In conclusion the only sure way to test your keyword optimized search engine friendly copywriting is to post it online and then try searching for it in an engine. If type in the keyword phrase and it turns up, then you have done an excellent job as at SEO copywriting.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Collocation Hosting: It Pays To Know

Collocation hosting is a relatively easy thing to find on the web. If this is the method that you plan to utilize for your business, it pays to take the time to compare companies as well as prices for several reasons. With more and more people turning to the web for help in locating their hosting solutions, there is little doubt that the right option is here. But, considering the cost of many collocation hosting services, you should invest some time in finding the right company. It takes only a few minutes.

Here are some things to consider when comparing collocation hosting companies:

• First and foremost, make sure that the hosting company you consider offers collocation hosting, not all do.

• Do they specialize in it? Many do not and therefore have other solutions to concentrate on as well. Your goal is to find the right balance of expertise and price.

• And, of course you will want to compare prices. It makes sense to. Make sure to look at monthly prices as well as quarterly and yearly. You may save money going with the longer option but if you don’t plan to use the service that long, then think again.

• Make sure to compare the details as well. You’ll want to find out what they can offer you compared to other hosting solution companies.

To be the right collocation hosting service for you, it should be one that meets or exceeds your needs as well as offers the best price for your budget.

There are also many information portals now devoted to the subject and we recommend reading about it at one of these. Try googling for “collocation hosting” and you will be surprised by the abundance of information on the subject. Alternatively you may try looking on Yahoo, MSN or even a decent directory site, all are good sources of this information.

Tips For Viral Link Marketing

Viral marketing on the internet is basically a word-of-mouth campaign that spreads and multiplies on the web as a virus would in people. When successful these marketing campaigns will multiply quickly, unleashing traffic to your site and increasing your sites online presence.

Here are a few tips on how to unleash a successful campaign.

The first way is by authoring articles and submitting them to online article directories. An effective way of acquiring links with free publicity. The articles should be interesting and related to your websites niche. Submit them with a link back to your website in the resource box.

Your articles can serve as a pre-sell to targeted visitors. Well written and informative articles can generate a good amount of traffic to your website that is targeted to the content or product you provide.

To make your marketing more effective you should target you traffic. Focus your information on the niche content supplied by your website. You need a campaign to capture the interest of your niche market. Make them want to visit. Join a related blog or forum on the topic.

Social book marking is your chance to make it big and get your website seen by millions. Write an article that is hot with a unique spin on a current topic or make a video that captures people’s attention. Post the content on your website and submit it to Digg. You will know if it was good based on how many people Digg your content. If it makes it to the front page it could be seen by millions and drive that traffic to your website to view the content.

These viral techniques can help bring targeted traffic to your website and increase your backlinks at the same time. All it takes is a little time and creativity.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Website = Money

Creating a website to make money online sounds great but there are a couple of key things you need first. It is better to be prepared than unprepared and then end up wasting your time and money.

Before you even start your website you will need to find a product. Now you can choose to create your own product, become an affiliate for a product already in place, or join an MLM company. If you are going to create and sell your own product, be sure you research your product before investing time and money. You need to figure out if there is a market available for your product, who your competition is, and who your target market is.

Now that you have your research done you can focus on building your website. If you do not have the tech skills to build a quality website, I would suggest hiring a professional to build website for you. Depending on who you go with this may be pricey. Look and interview as many different professionals as possible. Do not be afraid to negotiate what you are willing to pay with them. One other thing is not to spend all your money on the website, marketing your site is more important.

When your website is up and running you must do a couple of things. First, make sure to have your page optimized. After that it is time to drive traffic to your page. Driving traffic to your website is how you make money with your website. Having a beautiful webpage and the best product in the world will not make any difference if no one is able to see it. There are countless ways to drive traffic to your website ( way to many to cover in this article).

Creating a website to make money online will work as long as you work it. Once you have one website making money, the next websites will be a cakewalk. The first one is the toughest.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Promoting A Website In Three Easy Steps

Probably the most important step in promoting a website is building one that is user and search engine friendly. Too often a website is so convoluted with information, that the thread that should permit browsers to find their way through it is lost. This also means that there is no congruence with respect to keywords. Think of one keyword or key phrase that describes what your website is all about – ideally, this should be a word or phrase that someone would type into a search engine when looking for information on the topic – and then use the word and phrase on your site frequently.

Secondly, swap links with other sites. Obviously, if you have a site dedicated to dog shampoo, you will want to find other sites that have something to do with either dogs or shampoo and swap links with them. A site that sells wood carving kits will not do you any good. Thus, be wise when swapping links. In addition to the foregoing, keep your site as free from banner ads as possible. A few well placed ads may be acceptable, but if you turn into an affiliate site for other vendors, potential customers or visitors will be turned off and move on.

Third, you will need to submit your website to the search engine. There is no other tool that will help you to promote your website as much as a good search engine submission. You will probably run across a large number of sites that will submit your site to search engines for free. Stay away from these sites! Not only will your email address be submitted to so many spammers that your inbox will never be the same, but many major search engines no longer accept this mass additions, and therefore your submission is useless. Instead, find the big search engines and go through the manual submission process to get your site properly listed.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Paid Survey Reviews - Why It's Important To Read Paid Survey Reviews Before Joining

If you're looking to work from home filling out paid surveys, it can be hard to sift through all of the paid survey reviews and find a legitimate site to use. There are so many scams out there that each mistake you make in terms of choosing a paid survey website to join is costly, and it can be difficult to decide on one in particular. This becomes an increasingly daunting task when all of the sites look the same. In fact, many of them all claim to offer the same thing: the best and biggest list of paid surveys on the internet. Each claims to be able to make you fistfuls of money, but in my experience only a few sites have been able to follow through on that claim.

The programs that I recommend give you every tool you could possibly need to make a very comfortable living from home filling out surveys and participating in focus groups. This is the first thing that differentiates these memberships from the other sites: focus groups are always available and pay an average of $50 each. The next thing that sets these sites apart from their competition is the fact that membership comes with awesome bonuses, like information on how to earn extra money driving your car around or eating out at your favorite restaurants. The memberships even come with a cool income calculator that you can use to figure out exactly how big each paycheck will be. This alone is an invaluable asset, as it takes the guess work out of working from home.

If you're sick and tired of reading all of the paid survey reviews in an effort to make the most well informed decision possible regarding which paid survey site to join, take it from me: do your research and stay away from the programs which have excessive negative feedback.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Is It Easy To Start Your Own Home Business?

It is a common question and one that is often asked. How easy is it to start your own business? People have a variety of reasons for wanting to start their own home business, however before you start a business, you should consider a few factors. This will help you determine the degree of difficulty that is involved in owning your own business.

The first thing you should consider when determining how difficult it will be to operate your own home business is the type of business that you want to get into. Some goods or services are easier to advertise and sell than others. The wider audience that your product or service appeals to, the easier it will be for you to sell it. There are several options that are available for those who are just starting out. If you find that you are not happy with your business choice, you can choose another product or service.

Working from home is more difficult if you do not have an appropriate amount of workspace. If you are looking to work out of a warehouse or some other location outside the home, it is critical not only to scope out the size of building, but also consider the location and costs involved.

Hiring employees can also make your job as the owner of a new business both easier and more difficult. If your workload is getting heavy, new employees can help alleviate the work. However, once you have people working for you, you are responsible for giving them responsibilities, creating their work schedules, and facing new tax challenges.

The easier the concept is in your business, the easier it will be to get your business off the ground. It is usually best to start out small and watch your business grow. If you develop a business plan it will let you better see if your concept can be executed easily.

Friday, August 6, 2010

How To Rank In Google?

If you are a webmaster, the first and foremost thing that comes to your mind is getting ranked in google for your all important keywords. Though traffic comes from other search engines too, but as everyone knows, google is the King as it gets the most traffic. Let me discuss on this topic today.

Some people give more importance to content while some on links. I think for getting a decent google rank, a proper combination of both is required in addition to on-page optimization. The first thing you should do is to make sure your on-page optimization is perfect. For this you will have to make sure your title, headings, meta tags, and keyword density is right.

The title is very important for google and you must include your main keyword(s) in the title. After that you have to make sure that your meta tags for description and keywords is perfect and all important keywords are included in your keyword tag. After that, the first paragraph in your content must contain your important keywords but ofcourse written in a user friendly way and must make some sense. Opinions are divided on keyword density, some seo’s try to have more keyword density while others say that excessive use of keywords may be harmful as google is very strict. I too personally believe that its better to be safe than sorry, and you must be very careful here to ensure that all important keywords are there and at the same time they are not used excessively. A high keyword density may work well in msn and yahoo but may not work in case of google. My experience says having a keyword density of 5-10% works best.

Hope you people liked reading this, do share what you think about this. I will discuss about backlinks in my future blogs.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

The Art Of Zero Resistance

Yesterday I was reading and relaxing on my hammock when, Susie, one of my V.I.P coaching clients called. She quietly said, “Jen, you won't believe what I just attracted.” Turns out she was invited to be a guest on the “Wake Up with Whoopi” show. This was this 3rd call of this kind I received from her. She is an attraction magnet!

Let me give you a little background about Susie… Three months ago, Susie, would have rejected anything that was more than 40 bucks. Well, maybe a little more than that. Maybe 100 bucks, but you see what I am getting at. It didn't matter what service or product if it was over a certain amount – she wasn't interested. Basically, she wanted to grow her business at zero cost. She was treating her business like a home-based hobby. I taught her what my mentors taught me – The Art Of Zero Resistance and visible opportunties are flowing like no tomorrow.

I learned Zero Resistance from Maxwell Maltz and Bob Proctor. Though their words are different, the approach is the same. In my words, it's about listen to inspirations, making swift decisions and taking immediate action. You do all that before the dragons of fear, doubt or anxiety creeps in.

How to practice Zero Resistance:

When something comes to you the first questions should not be “How much”, but “Do I want this in my life”? If the answer is, “Yes.” Then you make the decision to do and then take immediate action. Just go before the dragons enter into your head! Seriously. In other words, go with your gut. It is simple to understand, but my not be easy to implement. What do you think?

The art of zero resistance does take practice. It can also be annoying at time because it keeps you moving!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Seo - Tips About Seo Keyword Density

One of the main keys to search engine optimization is keyword density. This refers to the number of searchable keywords and keyword phrases that you are on your web pages. Keywords are vital to achieving a high page ranking. If there aren't any keywords on your pages to find for the search engines to index, there is literally nothing to find in the search engine results pages (also known as SERPs).

One of the most common mistakes that new entrepreneurs make when they are first starting a small start up ecommerce site is to only submit keywords to the search engines. They either forget or just don't realize that those keywords also have to be placed somewhere in the text of the site or the search engines just won't have anything to "hook" onto when someone uses one of your keywords to do a search. So do make sure that whatever you do the same keywords you are using out of context to promote your site are also used in-content inside your site.

You also need determine how many keywords or keyword phrases should appear on your web site. The number of keywords appear on the page, makes a difference to all of the search engine algorithms. They simply pick on the keywords that are most dense in your pages. Of course if you choose very general or highly competitive keywords and keyword phrases you just might end up with a lot of untargeted traffic. The keywords and keyword phrases that have the most density on your site should be the ones that improve your search engine optimization in terms of bringing you customers who intend to buy. Don’t make them too general or you will merely be overwhelmed with a lot of traffic and no sales! That is an anathema to an online marketer!

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Seo - Linking Strategies For Seo

It can be difficult to generate unique content each and every day that you sit down to write your blog. This is where RSS feeds and news stories can provide a valuable source of inspiration. Many blogs simply are commentaries on what is going on in the news, rather than an attempt to announce the news. This is because you simply are not a news provider. When you provide news to your readers in this way it is called “filtered” writing.

The best way to take this reactive position as a blog writer is to always dynamically link your commentary to the source of the news story or the article. You can also link to others commenting on the same subject in other blogs. This gets your name and the name of your product out there and raises your search engine page rankings.

The reason you want to always link your ideas is two-fold. First of all the search engines rank you according to the number of links indexed on your site. The more pages it finds linked to yours, the higher your visibility will be in the web search pages. Second of all, showing your readers that you know how to research and give credit where it is due shows that you are a professional. It simply lends you an air of credibility that your readers can respect. This allows your readers to come away from the experience of reading your blog feeling like they know more than they did before they logged in to read your site. They should not feel like they just read what you have on there in the newspaper yesterday.

Whatever the theme of your blog, your readers will expect every entry to be timely, relevant, and accurately sourced. This is why you should check your links regularly to make sure that they are not broken.

Monday, August 2, 2010

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Sunday, August 1, 2010

Blog Archives And Seo

When most people visit your site, the most articles that they will see is anywhere from three to fifteen depending on the length of them and whether or not you have linked them “behind the fold.” Behind the Fold means that they are stuffed in your archives. Of course, this begs the question – are these search engine optimized blogs lost forever in the archives or are they still accessible to search engines.

The good news that even though your blog posts from the past are not displayed on the blog page but this does not mean that they are not accessible to the search engines or your readers. Most blog software and online providers supply some kind of archiving system so that readers can easily search your blog for other articles. In fact a little box that allows your readers to search a blog is a good plug in to look for when you are choosing a provider.

Sometimes the archives are listed in a separate list on another page by date or subject. On other templates, there may be a list of general categories scrolling down one side of your blog that people can click on to read other subjects. Another possibility is that a calendar object may be put on the page so that people can look up the blogs in the archive by date. Another technique is to keep all of your category headings for your blogs as keyworded titles and to maintain a lot of them. The more categories you have describing your blog archives the more keywords you will have available to the search engines.

Even though these posts are not archived on your front page they are still searchable through the search engines. The more articles you have in your archives the more visible your site is likely to be in the search engines.