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Because of its high ranking in the search engine results, Wikipedia has become as necessary a place to be listed as the phone book. But a user-edited source can backfire when unfavorable information pops up in those same results, especially if the information is untrue.
SERoundtable looks at a WebmasterWorld thread to find out What Type of Traffic Can You Expect from Yahoo Ads Compared to Google Ads.
Lists are good, but if they become too long, readers are liable to lose interest. Too short, and no one will think your 25-word post is worth reading. Top 10 lists have become the norm – but why? Russ Jones of the Google Cache combed through over 2,500 Digg stories to see if lists with more (or fewer) points do better.
A few weeks ago, Dion Hinchcliffe wrote Creating Web 2.0 Applications: Seven Ways to Fully Embrace the Network which contains some crazy business-speak and some good ideas about making it possible for your applications to harness network effects.
With any topic, there are believers and nonbelievers, and the rest float, agnostically bounced from pundit to protestor. The role of the blog in corporate communication channels is no exception. An open door is a chink in the armor; a human voice is a liability.
Roughly 75% of the business owners I speak with in any given town or city see little, if any, need for an online presence.
Google tells us there are 4 billion websites- almost one for everyone on the planet. And today you have decided to make it 4 billion and 1.
Companies continue to struggle with effective lead generation and lead management according to a new report, “Best Practices in Lead Development,” by SiriusDecisions and KnowledgeStorm.
Each year there is a Yellow Pages arms race where competitors in each category are encouraged to out spend each other. There is only one winner in this arms race, and it is not you! Too many advertisers waste their money on Yellow Pages advertising without first considering their marketing strategy. Here are seven ways you can waste your money.
The reading of Yukos Founder Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s verdict has been rapped up, and he was found guilty of six out of seven charges of fraud and tax evasion.
Calling widespread bad habits in database administration “deadly” may seem extreme. However, when you consider the critical nature of most data, and just how damaging data loss or corruption can be to a corporation, “deadly” seems pretty dead-on.
As a consultant, a speaker and a trainer, I’ve hired, trained and worked with managers at every level of management. The best of them have taught me most of whatever it is I know about business. The worst have also been a learning experience. But while the best managers cover virtually every personality type imaginable, the worst –the very worst–seem to have a number of characteristics in common. With apologies to Steven Covey, I offer this completely unscientific compilation of those traits, “The Seven Habits of Highly Defective Managers.”
For online businesses with their main goal of selling products, shopping cart abandonment can mean the difference between profitability and loss. But since recent surveys suggest that less than 50% of retailers know their shopping cart abandonment rate, let’s review what it is and why it is important to know.
ScriptLogic Corporation Dominates Management Category; Wins in Seven Categories in the Third Annual Awards.
As the owner of a busy search engine marketing company, I’ve been in the trenches long enough to be able to predict whether a search engine optimization campaign is going to be a breeze or a struggle. When it’s a struggle, it’s often because the client hasn’t provided us with certain crucial elements we need to do our job efficiently.
Often-overlooked commands can boost sales and project a more professional image. Adobe Acrobat Distiller is one of today’s most effective tools. Using Acrobat, you can distribute attractive and easy-to-read formatted documents for free.
Your logo is the visual personality of your business and as a first impression; your logo essentially is your business! A professional logo is one of the fastest way to build credibility. If you sell quality products, your logo should reflect this. Likewise, a poor quality logo suggests inferior products. If you can successfully avoid these common logo blunders and you are well on your way to a great logo:
A recent poll conducted by Forbes magazine shows that majority of its readers would prefer to become a billionaire rather than a Noble peace prize winner, a great scientist or a famous athlete. There is no secret that most of the average people dream about getting rich albeit very few makes any real effort to become one.
Can you close a sale in just seven seconds? If you make a great first impression, you can do it even faster. Seven seconds is the average length of time you have to make a first impression. If yours is not good, you won’t get another chance with that potential client. But if you make a great first impression you can bet that the client is more likely to take you and your company seriously.
The shift in how search engines treat keywords is significant. They tend to ignore the keyword meta tag and rather look for keywords in the actual page content. This means that you need to figure out your keywords before you write any content. Then, you include them throughout your content, particularly in headings and summaries.
Today is a great day to begin the journey toward finding a job you will love. Since you are attempting to create a brand new future for yourself, I suggest you give this process some time. Work your way through the steps below over a few weeks. It’s a good idea to approach this program like taking a class. Set aside a specific time each week, such as Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Each week, read one step and work on it. Over the course of the week, be sure to let each step percolate in your mind during your daily activities. The following Monday, note any new thoughts you have had and then begin the next step. If you get stuck or need help, you can contact Deirdre at 207-439-4280 for assistance.
We’re assuming that the primary goal of any Internet marketing effort is to earn money consistently over a long period of time. It doesn’t serve us well to look only at short term goals. ‘Flash-in-the-pan’ success does happen for some people, but it’s rare, and by far not the rule.
Whether you’re concerned with business-to-business, or business to consumer, whether your organization is large or small, commercial or nonprofit, these are some fundamental questions around your Website and technology strategy that should be addressed.
I love to sail, I love being out on the water. In 1988, I joined 3 other men for what I thought would be a leisurely said from Honolulu, Hawaii to Kobe, Japan. Along the way we encountered what the Japanese later told us was a baby’ typhoon. We were extremely fortunate to survive it and arrive safely in the Kobe/Osaka harbour.
Why do you publish a newsletter? Is it to inform, delight, and educate readers? Then you’re halfway to newsletter success. But there are still pitfalls to be aware of. In part one, we’ll cover the deadliest of them all: lack of subscribe functionality, bad design, and being boring.
The best way to make money on the Internet is to build your own opt-in list. This way you can build a relationship with thousands of potential customers all over the world without spending more than a couple hundred dollars a year for the Internet access and the list management tools you use.
Throughout my research, I’m always surprised when I stumble onto websites that seem to offer great products and services but lack or fail in certain important elements — elements that, with just a few short changes, can help multiply the results almost instantaneously. Generally, I have found that there are seven common mistakes that these sites make.
What’s the single most important thing that could improve the Web? It’s not broadband. It’s better writing. The general quality of writing on the Web is poor. The way you write has a major impact on what people think of you. Avoid these common mistakes and you will achieve more with your website.
There are certain things you can do immediately to help you drastically improve your sales copy. Granted, writing persuasive content is in itself deserving of an entire book. But given a choice, I believe there are seven simple tips for increasing attention, readership and desire. Here they are.
The use of cellular phones has turned into mobile madness. Every where you go, you are bombarded with the sounds of cell phones ringing and people shouting to be heard by a person who is nowhere to be seen. While I was standing in line at a fast food restaurant recently, a phone rang. Six of the nine people waiting in line to place an order grabbed for their belts. One came up a winner and took the call.
I am not sure about the ethics involved here but I do know one thing: It is a must need on the Internet. Without powerful writing, you will not succeed even if you are giving out free gold. A popular example being the experiment conducted by some marketing gurus. They advertised to give out $100 bills free. There was no response because the writing was not compelling/ convincing enough.
The Internet is a great equalizer giving opportunity to anyone willing to roll up their sleeves and go to work. But how do you build your own online empire when you’re already busy with job and family?
Are you writing articles for your monthly newsletter only to publish them once and never use them again? Successful writers resell their articles multiple times for maximum exposure. Why don’t you maximize your exposure, and put those articles to work for you by exploring your reprint options?
In my work with hundreds of coaches, consultants, and small business owners, I have found that there are specific actions that have created their success. Here are seven success elements that they use effectively to earn $100,000 plus a year. By focusing on these important elements, you too can grow your business to reach this goal.
It’s a shame that there are so many people out there trying to rip off the work-at-home job seeker. It’s even more disheartening to see them targeting the stay-at-home mom, the retiree, and the disabled. But the fact remains; they’re out there trying to capitalize on your desire to stay home and earn an income. And they’re making good money while they’re at it, because there’s no shortage of people who want so badly to believe their claims of easy income and instant wealth.
The Interbrand model of brand strength – part of their valuation methodology – is a useful framework to consider the performance of your own brand. Reflect on these seven points and you should get a better sense of the strength of your own brand, as well as some ideas on how to move forward
Marketing is about results. Key to achieving results is your ability to be adaptive and forward-thinking — involved in a process that lets you evolve your marketing campaign as new information enters the picture.
People who achieve great results from their promotional efforts understand the marketing process. You’ll often notice they have high levels of energy and a ceaseless flow of great ideas. Indeed, it would appear they have the ability to create “marketing magic.”
The job of the website manager (editor) is not easy. Despite the fact that content is everywhere, few organizations understand it properly. The true value and cost of content is rarely recognized. So, as a website manager, you have lots of headaches. But stick with it. Things are slowly getting better.
One. Network offline. Visit professional like-minded groups. These groups usually meet once a month, have speakers, and networking time for you to mix with other professionals. You will get valuable information at these meetings for low cost”yearly memberships run around $25-$50 giving you free meeting attendance. Each meeting is around two hours including networking time and speaker. Usually at each meeting you are given a 30-second time to introduce yourself.
Many a person lives on Someday Isle. They’re convinced that “someday I’ll do that” or “someday I’ll go there.”
A search utility makes your site look more professional, as well as providing a useful service that will make your visitors return. I’ve been using FreeFind, which will spider your site on request or by schedule, and sends an e-mail report of search terms that your visitors have used. You can also have a “What’s New” link and page, with an icon if you want. You can set member-only pages not to be spidered.
Writers often get stuck because they make assumptions about writing, finishing, publishing, and promoting their books. A recent client confessed that he thought a book was just too big a project. With professional, respected information, writers can finally realize their book dream.