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Profit (or a Great Payday) and 5 P's
The large majority, if not all of the people who would be interested in a home business website would have the idea of increasing or supplementing their incomes uppermost in their minds. Profit or a great payday on a regular basis would be the motive and I list below five words starting with "P". Individually, these words are by no means unique, since much has been said or written about it. However, collectively they could form the nucleus of a great strategy to achieve success. First,
Do You Bank Online?
If you haven’t made it to the world of options offered in bank-online fields, the fact is that you should be. Yes, there are many opportunities for you to walk into a teller and get your information taken care of. But, when do you pay bills? Do you do it in the middle of the night, usually the night before it is due? If this is the case, you may want to consider the options of bank-online to simple give you the opportunity to make those payments on time. Why should you bank-online?
The Great Traffic Buying Scam, Aka Autosurfing
If you search for "buy web site traffic", "increase web site traffic" or such, you will find yourself buried under proposals of instant delivery of thousands of visitors. True, when using the service, at the end of the day, your website hit counter will show a massive increase in hits. Speaking of traffic quantity, everything goes well.
Ready to Put Your Business on the Web? 7 Steps to Help You Launch Your Internet Business!
The Internet is a fabulous place for starting a business. It only takes a desire to succeed and a few pennies per month to start. Compare that to the huge investment required to open a retail store and its no wonder the Internet has become so popular for small businesses. Success stories are commonplace in the media. On the Internet, one idea could be worth millions.
Here I outline the 7 steps you must take to Start a Business on the Internet. This is by no means a definitive ...
What is a Web Visitor Worth to You? (or ROI for Dummies)
What is your ROI (Return on Investment)? What is the value of a website visitor in your online business? Determining your ROI for all your business expenses is critical. Whether you do business on or offline, things like your labor, your advertising, and your utility costs must be kept in line to remain profitable. Determining the value of your website must also be scrutinized, and figuring out the value of a site visitor is another piece of the pie. How else will you know if ...
RSS For Dummies
What are RSS newsfeeds? RSS stands for Rich Site Summary, or for Really Simple Syndication. Both mean the same thing, so don't let it confuse you. An RSS is something a website (or a blog) offers to readers provide a "news feed" of their information. It's available for everyone to add to their own "news reader" for free and gets displayed on your desktop or in your web browser. It works almost like a stock ticker, delivering exactly the information that you have ...
Niche Markets - How To Uncover A Good One - Part Two
In the first part of this series, we looked at researching keywords on Overture.
The next stage is to put these keywords into the Google search engine and see what sort of competition you are likely to have in each particular area.
Checking "gardening" provides 43,700,000 websites and, by comparison, the keywords "organic vegetable gardening" (which had 555 searches on Overture) provides 2,120,000 sites.
Take a look at the top ten websites in each category and see what ...
Increasing Sales And Enhancing The Value Of Each Sale
The classic mantra of successful marketing is find a demand and fill it. Checking the level of demand from any product on line is simple, due to the wealth of free tools that show what prospective customers are seeking. A well known example of this is Overture's keyword tool.
But just think how even more targeted and effective your data would be if you could conduct your very own personalised product demand research.
Not only could you design your products and your ...
Ghost Writers - How To Hire A Good One - Part One
The very best products to sell on line are e-books and software. This is because you have no production or shipping costs and the whole sales process is automatic.
On top of that, it's fairly easy to outsource the creation of the product. This releases you to concentrate on where the real money is: marketing your product.
I'm sure you would agree Bill Gates hasn't done too badly, yet he has software written for him. Sure, Bill can write ...
Ghost Writers - How To Hire A Good One - Part Two
Once you've selected the writer you consider most suitable to handle your book or software project, it's important you set out very clearly exactly what you expect -- always keeping in mind what the writer wants from the experience. Ideally, you should both come away from the project having enjoyed a win-win situation you would cheerfully repeat.
Websites 7 Effective Insider Secrets
Before you put up a website, you should be very clear about its purpose. As most people create a website to make money by selling something, I'll assume you too want to make a buck or two.
Website Monitoring: What You Need To Know
Throughout the development of your website, you knew what you wanted and how you wanted it all to work. But, now that it is up and running you need website monitoring to help you to continue providing excellent service to your visitors. While this many seem hard and time consuming, there are many benefits to basic website monitoring. The more advanced, well, the better your opportunities are for impressing the elusive visitor or customer that finds you on the web. Website monitoring can ...
I don't need a website
I don't need a website...
I've met with many small businesses this past year trying to sell my skills and one thing I regularly hear is this:
"I don't sell anything online, I don't advertise online, I don't even have or know how to use a computer... why should I pay for a website?"
Pop Ups Work Oh Yes They Do
Pop-ups – you hate them right? Not only that, but everybody you know hates them too – right? So they don’t work very well and you certainly shouldn’t use them on your website – right? Wrong (ish).
Internet Business Myths The True Facts That You Need To Know!
“Build it & They Will Come” If you built a theme park in the middle of the Amazon jungle and didn't advertise it, do you think you would get many customers? Maybe a few guerilla's and snakes may visit but unfortunately their wallets maybe a little low. This is exactly the same with your web site, getting people to your web site or marketing is the most important part. The trick to it if there is one, is doing it right from the beginning so you don't waist ...
Internet Basics: A PDF is Like a Fossil
Ever see a fossil? We're talking about seeing a moment from the ancient past, frozen in time, exactly as it was back then. How was the fossil made? Years of mud and gunk piling on top of it? A flash flood? A volcano erupting? It doesn't really matter, because you have that perfect representation of what was going on back then - you have that fossil.
Mergers & Acquisitions Internet Sector
During the internet boom Yahoo made one of the biggest dot.com purchases ever with the $5.7 billion acquisition of Broadcast.com in July 1999. Broadcast.com was an online audio service created by Mark Cuban to stream live audio coverage of his favorite sporting events. Yahoo’s purchase of Broadcast.com made Cuban an internet legend, a billionaire and a future owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. At the time of the purchase Broadcast.com was a publicly traded company (BCST) who saw its ...
Web Articles: Gathering Information
One of the best things about the web is that you can find information on any subject through the various web articles that are out there. You can find things on the most obscure topics as well as in depth detail on some of the most important issues of our time. What is nice is that information is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week and every day of the year. When you need them, web articles are there to deliver to them the best information out there.
Bookmark Managers: Programs vs. Web Services
The rapid development of the World Wide Web in recent years has led to an explosive growth of information on the Internet. Our contemporary lifestyle would be unimaginable without access to such a super-abundant cornucopia of valuable information and web surfing has now become an everyday occupation for even the most diverse sections of society.
Skip 1 of These Steps and Say Adios To Your Ebiz Dreams
Why do most online small businesses fail? Because they fail to recognize and act upon the profound difference between offline and online commerce. Offline, it's all about "location, location, location." Put your business where people crowd by and you're all set. Get your cash register ready! Online, small businesses fail to act on the fundamental reality of how people use the Web. No one "passes by." They search for "information, information, information."
Internet Basics: A Modem Is Like a Secret Decoder Ring
Ever have a secret decoder ring when you were a kid? First you received a secret message from someone. Then you used your decoder ring to look up the secret message's numbers, letters or symbols and find their corresponding letters to "decode" the secret message. Finally, you had the secret message back in its original form so you could read it.
Create A Free Web Page Online Today!
So you're interested in getting your own free website, excellent. Funny enough, this is how I started out on the internet and look what has happened! Anyway, a free website is good because you can use it for many things. These include
Recipe For the Inertnet
I have been asked many times to write a cookbook divulging all the recipes for success on the Internet. Here’s a simple one that even the “Microwave Masters” can handle.
Google Your Dealership
After you get done reading this article, go to the computer and pull up Google.com. I want to you try a little experiment. Try typing in your dealership name in the search area. Do you come up? Are you even ranked first, second, third? Now try typing in a few different combinations – the makes you sell plus your town or used makes and your town (Chevrolet St. Louis, Used VW Pittsburgh). Coming up now?
The Worst Web Strategy Ever?
The Internet is touted many times as the Holy Grail of Marketing. It definitely can be for those who find its powers. The funny part is that many dealers do not even saddle up their horse to go on the Crusade. We all get the emails that tell us about the shortcut to Internet success and still everyone isn’t swimming in their new-found riches. Maybe that’s because we haven’t put together a strategy to make it happen.
Search Engine Marketing – Are You Ready?
At our office, I talk with dealers all day. It is amazing how many dealers me tell that they aren’t ready to use search engine marketing. They all seem to know the buzz about it. ( I like to think we helped create that buzz.) They all agree that it is on their radar screen and going to pull the trigger on it soon. But it still begs the question –“Are you ready?”
The Very First Step to Internet Riches
Don’t worry, I’m not trying to sell you anything. This isn’t an ebook or report that you absolutely must buy to get rich online. Nor is it a piece of software that no self-respecting Internet marketer would be caught dead without.