Tips to Generate More Traffic From Your Website

Marketing your company’s website using several tools today can increase traffic and potentially provide you with several new clients. You can check with your current website provider for tools that you might be able to add to your website that you don’t currently use. Marketing efforts can be increased further depending on the tools available to you from your website provider. Here’s how to take advantage of several different marketing solutions.

Links Via Comments.

There are blogs and forums all over the internet that pertain to your industry. When you comment on those blogs or forum posts, you not only interact with others, but get links back to your website. Depending on your hosting provider you may be able to add a blog to your own website. There are some great tools out there that will allow you to have your own blog. Word Press is a very common and popular blogging tool. This is a free tool that can be linked into your website. You may want to check with your designer to determine cost.

You should try to link to major websites in your industry. These links are very powerful and help establish you in that community. You can also establish a sense of community by commenting on other blogs and forums within your industry. This will help create a neighborhood and define a niche for your business on the internet..

Adding Testimonials

Testimonials are great to have on your website. By having testimonials on the website you are advertising your popularity and also giving a potential client useful input from your current clients. When you submit your own testimonial of a service you use, be it positive or negative, you can get a link to your website.

Marketing Challenges

Marketing on your businesses website is an ongoing …

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Tools Needed to Set Up Your Website

Tools Needed to Set Up Your Website

If you’re just starting your online website, and you’ve determined which niche you’re going to tackle, next you’ll require a domain and hosting account. If you want to make choosing a domain and host a fairly simple process, purchase them in the same place. Once you’ve done that, you’ll need to purchase autoresponder software so that you can place a form on your website to capture the names and email addresses of your visitors.

Now what you want to create is use the coding given to you by your autoresponder

to create an opt-in page specifically designed to capture information. Now, what I would suggest is, you might want to go online and look at some opt-in pages. First of all, you can go to my site, and you can take a look at how I put together mine. You can also do some searches on the internet and see what sites come up on Google AdWords as well as which ones come up in the regular search. Then simply take a look at your competitions websites.

The sites that you know are doing well in your niche

consider seeing how they put together their opt-in pages so that you can model it. Don’t copy it exactly but just use it as a guide and model what they’re doing so to speak. Look at how their opt-in page is written and kind of rewrite it. So, let’s say you went to my site or went to a site like that. To copy it, all you have to do is highlight it and select all the copy on the page, copy it and then paste it into a Word document. Once you’ve placed it in Word, then you can modify the words etc., and you could quickly have your site content …

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7 Free Success Tools To Help Build Your Website

7 Free Success Tools To Help Build Your Website

If you’re designing your website or you hired someone to build your website for you, you can still use these 7 free successful tools, I will detail each one with its name without a link and you can Google what you think will benefit you.

1) FireBug

I really love FireBug, it’s one of the Add-Ons free plugins that work under Mozilla FireFox browser, when you install it, it locates itself as a tiny icon on the lower right of your browser, what it does is to show you the HTML and CSS code within a certain area in your web page, very simple just move your mouse on your web page and it automatically draws boxes around each HTML contents and show you the code in the lower panel.

The really cool thing about it, you can debug and trace any javascript code.

2) Adobe Kuler

It’s a tool from Adobe but you have to create an account first, don’t worry it’s free and you can taste a new experience of having a new color theme for your website, the selection which you see is really creative.

3) HTML to lpsum

This tool can help you to get a dummy text with different formats to see how it looks like on your website.

4) Adobe Browserlab

When it comes to the ability to see how your webpage looks like in different browsers. Trust me, I always get shocked when I see my web page renders differently on another browser.

5) W3C HTML and CSS Validation

This online website checks the validity of your webpage against HTML and CSS standard specification, all you have to do is type your webpage into the URL field on their website and it even tells you what to do to fix any error if …

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New Tech and Web Trends In 2011

New Tech and Web Trends In 2011

Web innovation and technological trends are at least as unexpected as others, maybe more than that. However, several trends have formed, some of which have permeated for a year or more. There will be technological advances, attitude shifts and various convergences of devices, websites, personal tech and smart applications. The following themes and focuses, among many others, certainly – will be in the news in 2011.

Websites –

The website in 2011 will continue to display a lot of white space but with bold typography and a surprising color scheme. More than ever, websites will reflect all the other elements of the company brand standards. The usage of bold, dynamic images will be employed to attract and invite visitors in. Huge images create a visual impact that the visitor’s won’t soon forget. In 2011, web designers will find themselves more comfortable using these visual statements in their design to convey the site’s tone.

Social Media –

Facebook will continue to dominate. With financial support from Goldman-Sachs, there is absolutely no doubt that the continued dominance of Facebook will continue with more and more businesses looking to expand their web presence by having a Facebook page. Another emerging trend will be the usage of Meta Tools that can publish to several social sites. Almost all newly popular social tools support Facebook, Twitter, Linkedln etc. Some of the tools, such as Amplify, Sendible and Sprout Social, tackle the problem of reaching all of your contacts, friends and followers across several different platforms.

Web Search – Consistent change is the one constant for Google in 2011. As Google looks to expand their revenue sources and continue to further monetize search, more changes are bound to follow. Competition for Google always comes and goes, but this year there are some legitimate alternatives to consider. …

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