Use Articles to Drive Targeted Visitors to Your Website

Do you want to bring more visitors to your website? The answer is article marketing.

Compared to other methods of online marketing, article marketing is low-cost if you can write it yourself and the results are long-lasting as the articles are distributed and remain for a long time.

The method is to write articles related to your website and submit it to as many articles directories as possible using article submission tools.

What articles will you write for your audience? Find out what they are thinking about, their concerns, their problems? How do you know? You can browse through the forums related to your niche and see the kind of questions they ask. Look at Yahoo Answers for clues. Browse through magazines and see the kind of headlines on magazine covers. Feel the pulse of your target readers.
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eCommerce Website Explained

What is an eCommerce website?
eCommerce website is an online store that allow people to shop 24/7 regardless of where they are located in the world. This means the online shop is accessible by people all over the world and can process payments while you sleep.

How do I get my own eCommerce website?
There are two ways – One is that you buy some books and/or attend a course on website design and then build it yourself. If you don’t have money but have alot of time then this would be the best option for you. The 2nd option is to hire a web designer to build it for you. You simply tell the person or company what you want to sell and the features you would like to have, and after one – two months you will have a professionally designed website.

What makes a good eCommerce website?
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Finding the Right Web Designer for Your Business

If you have decided to hire a web designer to create your small business website, you will be quickly overwhelmed by the sheer number of professionals available for this service. How do you know which one will produce a high-quality website for you at a reasonable price? Not knowing how to make the right choice could put you at risk for spending a lot of money only to get a site that does not convey your business message or negatively affects your image. Here are a few considerations that can help you make the right choice which will have tremendous benefits for your business image.

Before you do any shopping, consider learning a little about web technology. At a minimum, you should have some general knowledge about hosting accounts, domain names, shopping carts, image formats, databases, Flash graphics, HTML, PHP and XML. You don’t need to know exactly how they all work but you should understand the purpose of each component. You’ll need to purchase a hosting account if you don’t have your own server for storage of web pages. You will also need to choose a domain name if you don’t already have one. Do you need to store dynamic information in a database? Do you really want your website in what they call Flash graphics? It will perform slower and might not be suitable for those with mobile devices if it does. Anything you can quickly learn about web technology will help you in the long run. Continue Reading »

How to Promote a Brand New Small Business Website?

It is easy to assume that just by putting up a website online people will find you ‘naturally’. The truth is that it doesn’t matter how beautiful your website is or how great your product or service is, people will not find your website ‘naturally’. Thousands of new websites are being put online each day and every one of them is fighting for people’s attention, therefore getting people to visit a website isn’t as easy as 10 years ago. But with the right knowledge and planning, you will be to do better than 50% of other small business website owners, which is the goal of this short article – to give you easy to use tips on promoting your new business website.

As a small business you probably have a limited budget so it’s probably best to try some free methods first before spending any money, especially if you’re new to the business world. There are probably thousands of different ways to get people visit your website, but these 3 methods which I’m going to share with you would give you good results now and in the the future. Continue Reading »

7 Things You Can Do to Improve the Ranking of Your New Website

After your website is finished and live on the internet you should do some final checks to make sure it’s ready for your business and the search engines. It will take some time for a brand new website to rank well on the search engines but by doing these things below will most likely cut down the time.

  1. Don’t rush it. Search engines like to see websites to grow naturally so if you buy traffic and go from getting 1 to 100,000 visitors a day they will know something is not right and will more than likely bump your rankings downwards rather upwards. It can take ages to recover from this penalty so it stands to reason that this is best avoided.
  2. Start blogging. This approach is best for the short term as well as long term. It is wise to have a blog of some kind that you can regularly add content to. The search engines see this as an active site as long as the content is relevant to the site then you should see improvements in the number of visitors.
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