There are over 100 million blogs on the Internet and hundreds are added on a weekly basis. If you have a blog, staying competitive is no easy feat. It is unlikely you are doing anything unique — especially in today’s blogosphere. But, just because you aren’t the only one of your kind doesn’t mean you can’t get traffic to your blog. Follow these tips for increasing your blog traffic and hopefully, your income.
Pinterest is a social media powerhouse that can drive considerable traffic to your website. It’s not enough to just pin your products and blog posts though, you really need to harness the power of Pinterest and make it work for you. Pinterest has already seen substantial growth over the past year — reporting a growth of over 4000 percent. So, if you have your business on Pinterest, now is the time to get the most out of your profile.
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Robots.txt is a small text file that can be used to control spiders/crawlers/robots that visit your website. You may use it to stop some robots to crawl some parts of your website. For example if you have a lot of images and a particular robot downloads it daily it may be wasting your bandwidth.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) means improving the visibility of your website on search engines such as google, yahoo and bing. For a small business, the implications of increased visibility cannot be overstated. A local florist may have a beautifully designed site, but if locals searching for ‘florist’ don’t find it in the higher search results, it won’t be visited.
Everybody benefits from a SEO Optimized website, a search engine user finds exactly what they need, and your business generates sales from anticipating and finalizing your customer’s search. The most important element of a SEO optimization project is to choose the most adequate keywords that are most relevant to your business website. When a potential client requests a specific service or product, they do so with a search pattern with specific keywords. Our job is to select the best keyword specific words or search queries that match a potential client’s search.
When you are trying to get your start up off the ground, it can seem very overwhelming. Nearly everyone will have advice for you and much of it will be full of conflicting information. However, some of the best advice is actually very simple. Consider these five pieces of advice that can make getting your start up “started” in a more successful manner.
The purpose of a website is to create one that attracts people and increases traffic to your business. One of the ways to ensure you get the traffic you need is through Search Engine Optimization, or SEO. This used optimized key words and phrases that an individual may type into the search bar when they are looking for an answer or trying to find a company that meets their needs.
No company can effectively market themselves without having some sort of presence in the virtual world. Naturally, your business would need an impressive website and a well crafted internet marketing strategy. In effect, you need a web design company to create your website, a hosting company to host the website and cater to all the tasks associated with keeping the site live round the clock and an SEO company to cater to internet marketing.