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How to make search engines find your site

by Social Media Marketing For Profit
Before understanding how the search engines find your site, it is important to understand that search engines see only words that are published on your Web site. Though you like websites that are cool with high-quality graphics, they are completely ignored by the search engines. None of the search engines can recognize images on your Web page (without appropriate ALT text). They need to be labelled with some descriptive text to catch search engine’s attention. Following are the two ways to get your website listed in search engine results: 1. Paid listings 2. Free listings This is how search engines […]

How Outsourcing can Increase Your Business Fast

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Outsourcing is one of the fastest ways to increase your business if you know how to delegate what you need to get done. There are many online services where you can post a job that you are looking to get outsourced. Some of the more popular outsourcing sites include Elance.com, Freelancer.com and Odesk.com. Your business will grow the fastest if you outsource those things that you find tedious or difficult to do and/or that take most of your time. If you can outsource these things and focus solely on the business processes you do best, that you like to do […]

How Often Should I Update My Content?

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One of the most common questions I get from business professionals is how often should they update their content online. The answer to this question is not going to be the same for everyone, but the theory behind it is the same. –>> The answer to how often you should update your content online is “as much as possible”. Why is this? Google is completely focused on giving a good experience to their users. This means that they want the most relevant content to rank highly in the search engines. They also want the content to be user-friendly and helpful […]

How Having A Mobile Optimized Site Can Smash Your Competitors

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I want to talk to you today about how having a mobile optimized site can smash your competitors. The first thing you need to understand is the future of the Internet is mobile devices. Very soon, many more people will access the Web using their phones than by their computers. You can either adapt to this trend and smash your competitors, or you can do nothing and let your competitors smash you. It really is that simple. –>> If you have a phone that accesses the Internet, try going to your website and see how much you enjoy the experience. […]

How can QR codes help your business?

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QR codes are those funny looking black and white pixilated boxes you see pretty much all over the place both online and offline in magazine ads, marketing brochures, etc. QR stands for “Quick Response” code and are being increasingly used by businesses to get customers to quickly and easily link back to your website, contact info, product reviews and even coupons and discounts. These simple and easy to make QR codes can greatly help your business in your marketing efforts. Of course, anything that makes it easier for your potential customer to learn about your products and services will make […]

SMS Marketing – Benefits To Your Business

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Text messaging is the most effective and direct method to reach your targeted recipient. Now most companies are using bulk text messaging to promote their products and services. It has the following benefits for business: Increased Sales SMS text marketing is the perfect tool for sales and promotions of your products or services. Using text messages, companies send all important benefits about using their products and services directly to the customer or recipient. This can be very beneficial to your business. Brand Promotion When companies launch new products or services, they can send a bulk SMS text message to their […]

How Article Marketing Can Drive Traffic To Your Site

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Today, I want to talk a little bit about article marketing. You might have heard this term before, but you didn’t really know how it applied to your own business. The truth is, I have seen some businesses go from zero to huge success just because of article marketing. –>> What is article marketing? It is the act of writing articles about particular topics and then distributing those articles to a certain kind of site as a way of getting both links and traffic back to your own site. For instance, let’s say you are in the real estate business. […]

Hosting an Online Radio Show For Your Business

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One of the most unique ways to drive traffic to your website and increase your credibility at the same time is by hosting your own online radio show. This may not have ever crossed your mind, and to be truthful most business owners have no idea that they can do this. The reality is that the process is simple and the paybacks can be huge. Let’s say, for example, that you’re a real estate agent. Obviously, people are always interested in getting real estate advice. You could easily set up your own online radio show that you host once a […]

Having analytics on your website or blog is critical

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Web analytics not only tracks the amount of traffic funneled to your blog or website, it can also reveal information about how they interact with pages. On-site web analytics tracks how a user found your website, be it from a search engine or a referring website, and where in the world they are searching from. It also shows which content they are compelled to check out while visiting the various web pages on your site. Web analytics can track how much time is spent on each page and how long they stay engaged on certain content. –>> One important part […]

Does Mobile Marketing Convert Better Than Email?

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Mobile marketing is an area many businesses are yet to fully embrace, and you can use this to your advantage if you think carefully about the message you convey. People are used to receiving a lot of commercial email, promotional messages from companies they have previously bought from, not the spam which irritates them. –>> In exactly the same way as with email, mobile marketing can be highly effective if it meets the customer’s needs, but can also look like spam if you miss the mark. Start by getting clear in your mind what message you are trying to get […]