Being on the receiving end of getting web traffic can be confusing for a first timer so we will go through the steps needed to correctly invest in web traffic and then go into the specifics of how web traffic can affect your website. There are many different positive ways that adding web traffic to your website can effectively cause a whirlwind effect making your website raise in ranking and in viewership over time. Usually all of the different website promotion techniques go hand in hand and you can expect that over time your website will always be rising but the true question is how fast will your website rise to power. Almost anyone these days can create a website and add content to the point of receiving some cool viewership but it takes someone very talented to get a website to the point of growing exponentially over time and creating some create revenue and traffic sources out of them. Website designers and owners are getting smarter as can be expected and you...
There are some very important tasks to take into consideration when trying to market your product to your visitors. This means there is a very distinct difference between a poorly put together website and one that has been professionally done, people will take notice of this one way or another and it may even cost you some sales. Unfortunately this can often mean that you will lose some sales until you fix up the current problems with any type of marketing attempt on your website. This really only affects people who are trying to market their own product, or their own service, as these types of things will rely one hundred percent to actually make the sale. If you are trying to sell something that is uniquely yours then you will not have the marketing skills from a typical widely produced product to back the actual quality of what you are providing. For example, lets pretend like you were trying to sell some different headphone based products. These headphones might be sold from...
In a world powered by Google, every Internet marketer fears the "Google slap." A Google slap is so affectionately named because it refers to the big "G" taking your website down a few notches in the search engine results pages. If you've ever had this happen to you, you know that it is utterly devastating from an organic traffic standpoint.
You basically fall off the Internet map, and your business could dry up in a heartbeat. Thankfully, if you've done a good job with your SEO, you probably have nothing to worry about - until now. Google has rolled out its most radical change since Panda. It's called "Search Plus Your World." This new way of accessing content on the Internet is highly personalized, and can slap your website down in a heartbeat. How?
Think about this for a moment. Google owns Google+. Google isn't just sitting on the sidelines here with its social media invention. It's integrating it heavily into its...
Last month, we wrote a post about the best iPhone apps for Internet marketers and business owners who wish manage their reputations while on the go. To be fair, we've decided to include our Android friends in the fun, and also write a post dedicated to Android apps.
The Android Operating System is becoming more powerful after every update, and like the iPhone, any Android device is like a Swiss army knife that can pull up various tools for different situations. The following Android apps are our top picks for managing your online reputation. From SERPs to Social Media, to web stats, these programs will certainly help you keep track of rankings and mentions even when you’re out and about.
1. DroidAnalytics – Dying to check your Google Analytics data while on the road? With this app, you can get an instant visualization of how your website is doing. DroidAnalytics provides data in tabular and graphical form, allowing users to easily check...
There are two main ways to target your traffic. You can focus on either age demographics or a geographically targeted demographic. There is not necessarily one that is more important than another, rather you need to find out what works best for your website. There is a definite potential for either one to work out to the best possible outcome depending on what you are looking for in terms of traffic. Some people enjoy bringing in people that will be potential customers and others will sometimes try to send more promotional traffic, in this sense they will try to get people to their website that will be sending out the link to their friends and potentially connecting with them through social networks. There are a few different ideas that are present when trying to get the right people to your website so you should always take into account what you are looking for in terms of traffic. Do you need to directly increase the amount of paying customers that you have right...
SEO companies are in business to make money. This doesn't mean that all SEO companies are fly-by-nighters, or that all of them are selling you worthless services. However, this industry is rife with scam artists and people selling snake oil. Fortunately, you can protect yourself by understanding how major search engines, like Google work (and, more importantly, how they don't work).
If your SEO company tells you any of the following, then fire them:
1) "Googlebot doesn’t read CSS, so don't worry about validation and don't worry about those hidden "divs."
This lie is insidious because you're hiring your SEO company to help you rank higher in the SERPs. Some SEO companies engage in shady tactics like burying hidden "divs" in the CSS while telling you not to worry about their tactics because Google won't find out, and neither will your competitors. Google checks for those hidden divs, by the way. You...
Lets rewind the tape and go all the way back to the beginning, today we will focus on buying web traffic and just what that has to offer to you. When dealing with these type of sensitive details and trying to take apart something as complex and website traffic, we really need to go to the root of the problem to find the solution. Web traffic can be an adventurous platform to embark on and it definitely is. It one of the few high risk and high reward website plans that actually shows huge gains when done correctly. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to show you that the normal high risk plans for increasing traffic don't hold any water when it comes to increasing your page views. You really need to figure out what you need and them go from there to try and accomplish any and every goal that you set for yourself when it comes to web traffic. Hypothetically speaking, if you need web traffic your first inclination should be to assess your situation and figure...
Google+ may not be the hippest or most mainstream social network yet, but that shouldn't stop you from jumping in right now. The search giant is taking huge strides in bringing its own social community to the forefront, so like it or not, people are going to notice Google+.
This post will summarize some of the not-so-little things that Google is doing to promote its social network. Additionally, if your brand is already on Google+ and you're thinking of ways to increase your presence, check out the latter part of this post that provides a quick overview of the social network's most important features, together with some tips on using the site.
Google indexes G+ profiles like crazy
If you type in a person's name on Google, chances are their Google+ Profile (if they have one) along with their photo, will appear on the first page of search results. Displaying a photo in search results is a big plus (no pun intended) for the search...
Video blogging has revolutionized business in the recent times and today it is one of the most popular medium of sharing information on the Internet. There is a greater demand for video blogging or vlogging, due to the ability to engage the audience and convey their marketing message in an interesting manner. Besides, it is much easier to understand and retain all the information for the target audience with the use of video blogs. Video blogging helps companies to establish a huge web presence and draw targeted traffic to their website.
Lot of small and large companies can use vblogging as an effective promotional technique for boosting the sales of their online products. In addition, video blogging can be used to share valuable business information among the customers and build a positive brand image of the company in the market. In fact, this approach can be a better way of marketing your company's products and services to gain access to a large number...
You've probably seen URL shortening services on the web. These services allow you to take a long URL and shorten it. For example, let's say that you have a website, yourwebsite.com. You sell widgets on this website. One of your pages on the site has a URL that looks something like this:
That's a long URL, but you can shorten it using a URL-shortening service. You track one of these services down on the Internet (i.e. tinyurl.com), and find what looks like a search box. You enter your long URL into that search box. Then, the shortening service shortens the link for you, thus making it a bit more manageable.
You end up with something like "tinyurl.com/6yry78."
You then post this link everywhere. After all, this "new and improved" version of your long URL looks neat and tidy, and it will definitely fit in a Twitter post. There's just one catch: it might...