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.
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.
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
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.
on your businesses website is an ongoing … Read more
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
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
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 … Read more
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.
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
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
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 … Read more
Here is a list I compiled of the 10 best free website
tools that I found on the Internet. In my opinion these tools are very
important for anyone who is starting in a web business and wants to get
WordPress – Simply the best free blogger website you
will ever use. There are thousands of ready-made themes available to choose
from and the good news is that you will be liked by Google in the natural
listings. Use a hosting company with cPanel and install by clicking on the button.
Joomla – Award-winning Content Management System. Like
WordPress Joomla can be installed by clicking the mouse using cPanel too. Some
amazing templates for websites that look really professional. Try or. A must
Firefox Browser – Forget Microsoft Explorer, this is
King of Browser, especially if you want statistics about your competition!
Download plug-ins like SEO4FireFox and Keyword Spy. You will wonder why you
have ever used Explorer after using this.
Filezilla FTP Client – Forget all the other FTP
clients out there. This is simplicity itself. Another tool MUST HAVE! To upload
your file, just “drag-n-drop” from the left to right window; and not
one at a time, this little baby will handle your entire directory at once!
Google’s Keyword Tool – Want to know what everyone in
your niche typed into Google? Now you can and are easy to use directly from the
website. Find the best keywords to maximize SEO on your page from the leading
search engine giants.
Kompozer – If you need an HTML editor to design
several squeeze pages then this is the best free I’ve found.
– Can not afford to buy Photoshop! This is the next
best thing and you are already FREE! Edit all your photos, design your logo … Read more
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.
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
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. … Read more