Websites Articles

Websites for Search Engines or People?

Who is more important to you as a webmaster: the visitor or the search engine?

The Role Of Link Popularity In Top Rankings

“Link Popularity” – these words may have caught your attention while searching the Internet for SE optimization tips. Nowadays link popularity is being considered to be the most important step of the search engine optimization process. You cannot imagine getting good ranks in the top search engines, especially Google, without following an effective link popularity plan.

Search Engine Optimization for Dynamic Websites
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One of the major issues which have always raised questions among the search engine optimization fraternity is “Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Dynamic Websites”. In this newsletter, we will show you how to optimize dynamic websites for top search engine rankings. But, first, we will start from the basics.

Dynamic Websites Make Your Life Easy

Looking to have your website content generated dynamically? Why would you want a dynamic website? Well for one it sounds cool, but beyond that you can achieve great benefits by utilizing a database to generate your online content.

Websites Require Flexible Not Fixed Design

A website needs to be flexible. It needs to be able to change as the organization changes. The more change within the organization the more flexible the website needs to be. Too many websites are still being designed from a print perspective; as if they were some once-off brochure.

XML Data Traversal
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In this article, I present a XML based client-side JavaScript that reads data from an external XML file, traverses the XML data and displays the same in a tree format. I’ll use the XMLDOM ActiveX object built into Microsoft Internet Explorer for the same.

Use The Ugly Duckling PageRank Strategy

Whether you want to start a business and sell on the Internet or you’re an old pro and want more Internet sales, here’s the easy way to do it.

Why Most Law Firm Websites Dont Work — And How to Improve Them

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This maxim is true for many things in life, none more so than a website. While most law firms are professional in their day-to-day business operations, many still haven’t learned that a website that’s poorly designed can damage the firm’s credibility and impair its image.

The Lifecycle Of Large Websites

If you’re part of a large organization, your website will probably have been started by a small group of evangelists. It will have grown in a very ad hoc manner. Gradually, senior management will have become more involved. Finally, the website will have been viewed as just another business tool, and managed as such.

The Top Seven Mistakes Websites Make
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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.

Courses, Sources and Resources

I often receive emails from people asking me where do I get my sources, statistics, news and information for my editorials in my newsletters. Some of these resources offer superb information as well as links to other pertinent sites — while I use them as editor these sites can be of tremendous help to any Internet marketer. So without further ado, here’s a partial list of the many sources and resources that I often visit:

How I Host My New Dot-Com Websites For FREE!

When it comes to selling online, one thing is certain: a small focused website that features just one lead product will far outsell a big website that features lots of products and links.

Build and Maintain Websites For Profit

Even with limited knowledge and experience, you can build and maintain websites for profit. Here are just some ways you can do so.

5 Ways To Get Other Websites To Link To Yours

In-bound links from other web sites to yours provide two avenues to success for your site.

Top 10 Reasons Why Some Realtor Websites Fail

Are you frustrated with your website?

I’ve been there before. Everyday you check your visitor
statistics and every day you see the same poor results. A slow
trickle of visitors, no real leads – it gets pretty painful.
The good news is that this problem can be remedied very quickly
(and cheaply) with just a few minor tweaks to your website.

Search Engines vs. Database-Driven Websites – Optimizing PHP

Dear Jim

I have a question regarding a e commerce site using PHP extensions vs. html. That is, I have seen at this SEO site that there might be an issue with search engines being able to crawl this kind of a site, since these are javascript sites I think there might be reason to worry, is it true? What should I do?

Ross Dunn Answers SEO Questions
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For over six years, Ross Dunn and StepForth Placement have provided search engine optimization and placement services to a wide array of businesses and organizations. The staff at StepForth are experts in the fields of search engine marketing, search engine friendly design and, of course, search engine placement. They also follow the business of search engines like sports fans follow the playoffs. They welcome questions relating to the search engine industry and articles they have written.

Fast-Downloading Websites Are Still Important

People are impatient on the Web. They are function and task orientated. They want to get things done as quickly as possible. The average person is still accessing the Web over a 56 KB modem. You should therefore have a major focus on ‘light’ webpages if you want to increase reader-satisfaction.

Accessible web text – sizing up the issues

In part 2 of my introduction to accessible web text, I explore the issues surrounding text size; explain what all the fuss is about; and suggest some useful approaches you can adopt to ensure the text on your web pages will be readable to your visitors.

Do-it-Yourself Websites for Cheapskates and Simpletons

Several years ago, at the beginning of my Internet career, I asked someone if HTML was an abbreviation for Hotmail. Yes, I really was that naive. Since then, I’ve learned a fair bit about HTML coding. I had to.

As a writer, I needed an online presence for my web content services; and as an ornery, mule-headed, cheapskate writer, I was determined to build it myself in spite of those who said I should leave it to the experts.

How To Pull More Profits From Low Traffic Websites

Sure, making money online with tons of traffic is easy.

But what if you don’t have much traffic? Is it still possible to make a good income online?