The internet is bigger and more complex than ever and as consumers, we’ve changed our search habits to adapt to the ever developing web. Ten years ago if we wanted to purchase a phone, we’d type ‘phones’ into a search engine and a long process of searching would follow; first the review sites, then we’d ask our friends, then we’d visit an actual shop, look at advertising and finally take a trip to a comparison site to see where the… Continue reading
We know that WordPress is comfortably the most popular content management system (CMS) on the Internet. It is such a widely used platform that most estimates say that 8 – 10% of all websites uses the WordPress CMS.
While that seems a small number, in such a competitive market that represents a phenomenal, dominant performance. Of all other CMS options, only Drupal (3%) and Thomson Reuters (1%) break into whole numbers. Everyone else is fighting over decimal digits.
WordPress is… Continue reading
There are some really powerful plugins for those who have created their website with WordPress. Adding new affiliates, customizing the site, optimizing the site for search engines, and many more tasks can be automated with these plugins. Here are 6 most useful WordPress plugins just meant for affiliate marketers:
ClickBank Press gets top billing in this list. It helps to customize your affiliate products to attract the targeted market. You can carry out the following functions at the… Continue reading
Do you want to learn PHP as fast as possible? Do you want to know where to go to program as quickly as you can? Then, this is the article you’ve been waiting for.
If you are just starting out, or even if you are a seasoned pro, you will speed up the development of your PHP-based projects by having some quick reference guides at your fingertips.
The following 10 resources will keep you productive. The goal is to give… Continue reading
Forgive me for this title, and let me say right away that: (1) this is no hype, I’m really going to share some genuine advice, and (2) this is all way easier said than done. Even though the path of every successful website is quite similar, replicating it yourself is a completely different ball game and it requires much hard work and dedication.
Now, since we have this small disclaimer out of the way we can focus on the important… Continue reading
One of the challenges of running a pay-per-click campaign is doing so efficiently and productively. It’s easy to become so immersed in the details that time slips through your fingers. Before you realize it, hours can pass without you having made any significant improvements to your campaign.
With that in mind, we’ll introduce you to a better approach. It’s known as timeboxing. This is a time management strategy that allocates a set amount of time to a given task.… Continue reading
In the online marketing world, if you don’t have an e-list, you don’t have a business. So why is an email list so crucial to the success of your business? Imagine you are a business relying solely on search engine traffic to drive customers to your site. You are ranking #2 for a certain keyword, and all of a sudden the search algorithm changes and you drop down to #503. Since all your revenue is derived from a single traffic… Continue reading
Online small business owners ponder which type of advertising is best for their company. Two common advertising methods used by online companies are Google Adwords and Search Engine Optimization. Google Adwords is a type of pay per click technique where the user sets an advertising limit with Google, and their ads are strategically placed on blogs that meet their target market. The user sets an advertising budget on Google Adwords and does not pay until a potential customer clicks on… Continue reading
Too many people think of SEO (search engine optimization) as a shady manipulation of search engine rankings. Such a misconception! While there are many who take their optimization tactics a bit too far, SEO is not about tricking the search engines. In fact, it’s all about helping them understand what your website is exactly all about, so you will stand a better chance of appearing higher in the search page results for the relevant terms.
And how do you go… Continue reading
Things are not as they used to be when it comes to ranking in the search engines. You might remember back in the late 90′s, the main thing you had to do, in order to rank higher than your competitors for a particular keyword, was to count how many times they had that keyword in their page and then you had to include the same amount plus one more at your page to make it look more relevant. Consequently, you… Continue reading
As the number of internet users continues to increase, the use of social media has greatly grown. Millions of people from all over the world are subscribed to at least one social media. The rapid growth of social media can also be attributed introduction of mobile communication devices which can access the internet. As a result of the rapid growth of the social networks, business organizations have improvised ways of using social networking as business opportunities. Social media integration is… Continue reading
Do you need to embed a custom MP3 or MP4 player on your blog? There are different methods to do this, and it may not be as difficult of a task for you to do as you may have thought. It can be accomplished with a little help and guidance.
You may have a hosted player on your website, such as Windows Media Player, or Wimpy Rave. These are both great player with lots of documentation for you to be… Continue reading
Sure, these days it’s all about social media and content marketing. But anyone starting a new website needs to still be remembering the basics of working online before they get carried away with social marketing. And the basics of success for your site online have always been to do with the elements on the page; content, design and SEO. This article will look at one element of that triangle, on-page SEO. That’s because even now, in 2012, optimizing your pages… Continue reading
Anchor text play one of the most key roles to SEO. It is the easiest way to get a search engine’s penalty. For several years, webmasters and SE0 service companies pounded back links to their website but Google made changes on their algorithm. Few years back, anchor text diversity and relevant links could be two key factors for SEO. Google keep changing their updates on an average per day.
As per Penguin updates, there are five types of link issues… Continue reading
Well, if like me you too look into Google’s puls each day and see what’s new on offer, you must be aware that the latest update from the search engine giant is Author Rank. If you understand SEO then you should know about Page Rank.
Similarly, there is the Author Rank metric being recently introduced by Google. The parameter helps inidentifying the authority of the blogger or even the web content author. However, Google shall not replace Page Rank with… Continue reading
No soothsayer can predict success in a business. But, as an entrepreneur, you should not spare any efforts. When you have a website on your own, you must fortify it to the fullest extent in order to get a good traffic.This means that you need to make your web page perform optimally. For achieving this aim, Google Page Speed, a set of tools, can be highly helpful. In addition to analyzing the content of your web page, these tools will… Continue reading
Twitter has quickly become one of the most used social media networking sites available on the web. Not only is it a tool for the public to keep up to date with current affairs, converse with each other about them and make wide spanning friendships, Twitter is now a place for businesses to keep in touch with their customers and send widespread messages concerning their business goals and attributes.
With this in mind, as a business owner, it’s the right… Continue reading