Google Recommends: Be Bigger

November 8th, 2008

Google AdSense publishers often ask what are the best ad sizes are to include in their site’s design, and Google always points them to these three:

  • 300×250 medium rectangle
  • 728×90 leaderboard
  • 160×600 skyscraper

These ad units have proven in the past to deliver better results for both publishers and advertisers.

Earn Money on eBay Without Selling

January 10th, 2008

Getting started with the eBay affiliate program is as simple as 4 easy steps. eBay knows you have a business to run, so they have created a step-by-step guide to see you down the road of success. With the eBay Affiliate Program, you could bring in an extra $25,000 a month, as well as gain access to many tools and strategies that will optimize the working of your website, its effectiveness with search engines and on the Web in general. Getting started in a successful venture has never been so easy.

Step# 1

To register for the eBay Affiliate Program simply go to the dedicated area on the eaby site and do a little research. When you have seen the unlimited opportunities for success that the eBay Affiliate program affords its members, you will next want to click on the ‘API Program Join Now’ button. At this point you will be prompted to select the platform you would like to join with. The platform you choose will influence the tier and type of business your eBay Affiliate Status becomes. Each platform offers unique advantages, and should be considered carefully. Once you have selected your program platform, simply click the Join Now button for that particular platform.

Step# 2

After you have completed your application, the eBay Affiliate network you choose will send you an email with your login details and instructions on getting started. The application process itself is easy, and simply requires some information about your business. This information helps eBay optimize the tools and guidelines they provide you for your success. The application takes only a few minutes, and is not sold to competitors. The Affiliate network you chose will be in touch with your personal information and you can get started with your successful new venture.

Step# 3

Once you have received your password and login information, you can proceed to the affiliate network site to find eBay banners, text links, and search boxes. This website offers detailed tracking statistics. The tracking statistics will help you see which products and companies are performing best. This information will help guide you as you develop your affiliation with eBay, and will enable you to make the best decisions for your website’s performance.

Step# 4

The last step to success with the eBay Affiliate Program is to further grow your eBay strategy using the affiliate website and all of its many features. The affiliate website will not only get you started down your road to success with eBay, but they will provide you with invaluable tools to maximize your strategy. These tools and kits will help you transition into the affiliate member you want to be, and will continue to keep you updated so you stay current with trends and technology.

Step# 5

Use one of the following ready-to-use website-bulders to get more income from being eBay affiliate:

Discover eBay secrets from learning programs:

These 5 easy steps take you from learning about the eBay Affiliate Program, to being a super successful eBay affiliate.

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Paid Blog Options – How to Earn More From Your Blog Posts

January 2nd, 2008

Are you looking for side income from your online business? Perhaps you take the time to blog every day, but wish there was a way to earn more money from the work you do on your blog? Or maybe your blog is your whole website and you need it to be more profitable? These are proven tactics for producing profit from blogging.

1. Add clickbank links to your blog posts. With just a little bit of ingenuity you can increase passive cash flow from your blog with clickbank links that sell product from your valuable content.

2. Monetize with Adsense. Using Google Adsense you can add click through links that pay you per click to your website with high quality content and viable resource options on the website. Be sure to follow the Adsense Guidelines and keep your content fresh.

3. Offer an Ezine Subscription to your readers to bring them back. Syndicate your blog directly to their email with an Ezine publication each time you blog. They come back, you offer more options, and your passive income streams increase.

4. Be real. Let your reader know it’s a real person blogging, not just another robot blogger posting drivel from ezine article marketing sites with substandard links. Occasionally (if not more frequently) post something that tells your reader there’s a real person behind the blog.

5. Invite comments or feedback from your readers. The comment forms on the bottom are not intended for robots to leave scam messages on your blog, they are meant for readers to live valid comments and links extending a conversation. Tell your readers occasionally to LEAVE A COMMENT.

Are you ready to make some serious money from your blog?

2008 is the Year of the BLOG – Post EVERY day for massive responses and results from your blog. Blogger, Jan Verhoeff shares concepts, ideas and thoughts from her blog at http://janverhoeff.com come by and get your share of the news and updates this blogger posts.

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What People Search For – Most Popular Keywords

June 29th, 2007

Millions of searches are conducted each day on popular search engines by people all around the world. What are they looking for? A number of major search engines provide a way to glimpse into the web’s query stream to discover the most popular search keywords or topics. These are:

  • AOL Hot Searches: Top current queries, or see those in the last hour, last day and within particular categories.
  • Ask IQ: See top searches at Ask.
  • Dogpile SearchSpy: Choose to see either a filtered or non-filtered sample of top, real-time search terms from this popular meta search service. Sister site MetaCrawler offers a similar MetaCrawler MetaSpy service.
  • Google Trends: Allows you to tap into Google’s database of searches, to determine what’s popular. View the volume of queries over time, by city, regions, languages and so on. Compare multiple terms, as well. See our review: Google Trends: Peer Into Google’s Database Of Searches.
  • Google Zeitgeist: What people are searching for at Google and its associated specialty services in a variety of categories. There are versions for various countries, as well.
  • Lycos 50: Long-standing service showing top searches at Lycos each week.
  • Yahoo Buzz Index: Shows you what’s hot and what’s not in terms of search topics at Yahoo.

See also:

  • dWoz Search Phrase Lists: Great directory of services like those above, for search engines large and small, across the web. Also see the Search Spies & Voyuers category.
  • Google AdWords Keyword Tool: Enter a term or terms, the use the drop-down box to see the popularity of terms and popularity over time.
  • Yahoo Keyword Selector Tool: Formerly called the Overture Keyword Selector Tool and the Overture Search Term Suggestion Tool before that, this free service is primarily designed to help advertisers who wish to select terms to target with ads on the Yahoo network. But you can use it to see how popular particular terms are.
  • Researching Keywords: For Search Engine Watch members, this provides an annotated rundown on key tools useful for search marketers needing to perform search research for their campaigns.
  • Search Term Research and Search Behavior: These categories of Search Engine Watch’s Search Topics area compile articles on the subject of how people search from across the web and stretching back to 1997. Available only to Search Engine Watch members.

From searchenginewatch.com

Tons of Free High-Quality Traffic

June 28th, 2007

For most people, getting high-quality targeted visitors to their site is probably one of the “hardest” things to do… unfortunately it’s also the most important.

The reason it’s difficult for most small businesses and online marketers is that the majority of popular site promotion strategies either take up A LOT of time, cost a lot of money, or are too risky. Right?

Well, I want to let you know about a new, fully-automated traffic-generation system that can send 1000s of targeted prospects to your site, every single day, absolutely FREE!

It’s name is TrafficSwarm!

Would you believe that this new system is:

  • 100% Free! – Always has been, and always will be
  • Automated – 5 minutes to set it up, then forget it
  • Targeted – you’ll get only real, targeted traffic
  • “Viral” – your traffic will increase exponentially

I thought it was too good to be true at first… but after testing it out, the results have been extremely profitable.

Building Constant Unstopable Traffic To Your Website

June 11th, 2007

For some internet marketers, web directories is not something they would have preferred if only they are given a choice. But without a doubt, web directories are sure-fire ways of driving website traffics.

These directories are effective ways of building PR (page rank) that helps websites get good rankings in the Google search engine. Google uses page ranks to grade the results based from the searches that visitors are making. Having a higher PR is having a better listing compared with others.

PR are based on the backlinks that you have and its quality. So it follows that the more backlinks you have, the higher your PR will be. You will also get better rankings.

This is the essence behind using web directories and linking. Once these combination have worked successfully, you can expect an increase in your website traffic.

To get a list of web directories, all you have to do is type in the keyword in the search engine. Then, all you need to do is choose from among the number of lists given.

Linking like crazy to other websites.

Ok so maybe submitting links is not really an easy task. Since there are not many computer-generated linking technologies yet, you have to submit them manually. But if you think of the benefits you will be getting from these links, it will be worth all the trouble.

Having a good content is important in making genuine backlinks.

There are two effective ways of doing this:

First, is the use of media or downloads. It is a fact that majority of website visitors are very much inclined to downloading and media. In addition, many people welcome them as something different from the usual wordings they encounter most of the time.

You will notice that once you have created a number of these on your site, the number of websites traffic you are getting will double. People are likely to come back to check on if updates to the media that you have on your site.

The second one is article writing. The good thing about articles is that you can post them to as many sites as you can, as long as their theme is related to yours. This way, you can have your backlinks spread all over the Internet through the resource box placed at the end of each article. With your articles, you get to reach more consumers that you cannot normally do if your article is only posted on your site.

Besides, articles are well-loved by search engines. Provide them with quality contents and you are sure to be read by these engines.

Giving more of your attention to search engines.

Search engines plays an important part for all internet marketers. They are a great way of driving website traffic. Google rankings are depending heavily on the backlinks used and the page ranks of each sites.

Going to forums or discussion pages.

This is a way of getting your message out while generating website traffic in the process. Just like web directories, you can just type in the keywords on the search engines to get a list of forums you can join.

You may have noticed that some people posts questions on forums. If you find that they are somehow related to your topic, fell free to answer the query being asked.

To register in forums, put in your URL. On the signature part, put a short description about your website. If you are planning on posting regularly to these forums, you can also change signatures to display the development happening on your website.

If you maintain your posts on a regular basis, you can have a steady flow of website traffic.

These are just some of the many ways you can do to be able to drive traffic to your website. There will always be new and easier ways of doing this. But for now, these are the ones being widely used. They also have proven their usefulness in the online marketing world.

Keep on using these strategies in order to maintain your website traffic. You can always come up with your own also.
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High Powered Ways To Increase Your Traffic

June 11th, 2007

By Dan Brown

  1. Trade links with other web sites. They should be related to the subject of your web site. Instead of trading links, you could also trade banner ads, half page ads, classified ads, etc.
  2. Start an e-zine for your web site. When people read each issue they’ll be reminded to revisit your web site. They’ll see your product ad more than just once which will increase your orders.
  3. Form an online community. It could be an online message board, e-mail discussion list or chat room. When people get involved in your community they will regularly return to communicate with others.
  4. Write articles and submit them to e-zines, web sites and magazines that accept article submissions. Include your business information and web address at the end of the article.
  5. Give away an electronic freebie with your ad on it. Allow your visitors to also give the freebie away. This’ll increase your ad exposure and attract people to your web site at the same time.
  6. Combine your products or services into one big package deal with other businesses offerings. You could share a web site and advertise the package deal; which means double the traffic.
  7. Submit your freebie to the online directories that list your particular item or service for free. If you’re offering a free e-zine, submit it to all the free e-zine directories on the internet.
  8. Participate on message boards. Post answers to other people’s questions, ask questions and post appropriate information. Include your signature file at the end of all your postings.
  9. Exchange classified or sponsor ads with other free e-zine publishers. If there is a huge subscriber difference between e-zines, one can run more ads to make up for it.
  10. Post your ad on free advertising areas on the internet. You can post it on free classified ad sites, free for all links sites, newsgroups that allow ads, free yellow page directories, etc.

About the author: Author Dan Brown has been active in internet marketing for the past 4 years. Dan currently is working with the Zabang search engine introducing their new affiliate program which is due out Sept, 2005. http://www.zabangaffiliate.com/

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Reprint Articles Hijacked By Text Link Ads – Great For Authors!

June 7th, 2007

We all know that online publishers earn revenue from our free reprint articles. They place pay-per-click ads on the web page that contains the article, and the advertiser pays them whenever someone clicks on the ad. Most use programs like Google AdSense which automatically identify the subject of the article and deliver an ad related to that subject.

But did you know that publishers can do a similar thing within the article itself? They can turn any word within your article into an ad! They use programs like TextLinkAds to turn select target keywords into hyperlinks to the advertiser’s website. When a reader clicks on a link, the advertiser’s website opens within the same window. In other words, the page is “hijacked” and your article disappears!

Gasp! As authors, we spend a lot of time planning and writing content designed to hold the reader’s attention. Surely we should condemn anything which hijacks our audience?

The answer to that question is most definitely, “NO!”

As a heavy Internet user, I’m personally not a fan of text link ads. However, as an author of free reprint articles, I think they’re great. Before I explain why, though, let’s cover off a few basics…

Text link ads — some FAQs

Like every other form of advertising, text link ads have their detractors. The most common questions asked are:

Q: How can I tell if it’s a text link ad?
A: Although text link ads look the same as text links, you can identify them very quickly simply by mousing (hovering) over them. When you hover over a text link ad for about a second, a popup displays the details of the advertiser and the ad content. Check out http://www.seochat.com/c/a/Search-Engine-News/Microsoft-Hopes-to-Crush-Google/1/ for some examples.

Q: Are they ethical?
A: Text link ads are more covert than regular pay-per-click ads like Google AdWords. They look like normal text links, but they don’t actually jump where you expect them to. For example, I clicked on a text link ad with anchor text “MSN” expecting it would take me to MSN’s search, but instead it took me to the website of some sort of SEO service provider. As we all know, it’s quite common for people to link to their site using unrelated anchor text. That’s all text link ads are doing. So, by nature, text link ads are no more misleading than any other kind of link.

Q: Are they bad for the Web?
A: When people can’t trust the links they’re clicking on, won’t they stop clicking? Won’t this have a detrimental effect on the perceived usability of the Web? I said above that text link ads aren’t really any more misleading by nature than normal text links. In reality, though, I suspect they may encourage the misleading use of anchor text, so in that respect, I think they’re detrimental to the perceived usability of the Web. But does this make them bad for the Web? I don’t think so. In fact, I think their overall effect will be good. By bringing more advertisers (i.e. businesses) to the Web, text link ads ultimately make the Web more useful. Users will quickly recognize text link ads for what they are and adapt.

Q: Are they effective for advertisers?
A: I can’t really answer that. I’ve never used them, so you’ll have to ask someone who has. Of course, you could ask one of the companies that offers text link ad technology, but you already know their answer…

Q: Will they become more popular?
A: Once again, I can’t answer that question with any authority. But I have my suspicions; I suspect they will become more popular, simply because there are a lot of web publishers out there who are willing to try programs that offer a revenue return. Ultimately, the popularity of text link ads hinges how successful they are for advertisers, not how well-liked they are among users.

Q: Can I stop it happening to my reprint article?
A: No. I believe that power lies solely with the publisher. Of course, you can forbid it in your reprint guidelines, but that will simply limit the number of times your article is reprinted (consequently limiting your referral traffic and link popularity).

Conclusion — Are any of these questions really important to article submission authors?

In my humble opinion, the answer, once again, is “No!” As authors of reprint articles, we love the Google AdSense arrangement because it creates a demand for quality content. The more high quality articles a publisher reprints, the higher their site rank, the greater their traffic, and the more they earn from the pay-per-click ads on their site. As a result, our article submissions get widely published and we build brand awareness, credibility, authority, referral traffic, and — of course — link popularity (i.e. increased rank).

Text link ads are no different. Like Google ads, they encourage the publisher to acquire more high quality content. It’s as simple as that.

“But my article is hijacked! What if the reader doesn’t return?” There’s no denying we’d prefer to keep our reader. But most readers know where the “Back” button is, so if your article is good enough, they’ll be sure to click it. And if they don’t, well at least you’ve got the permanent link back to your site in the byline of your article. And after all, that’s one of the big benefits of article submission, isn’t it?

Anyway, enough talk. Let’s see how it all unfolds.

Happy hijacking!

About the Author:
* Glenn Murray is an SEO copywriter and article submission and article PR specialist. He is a director of article PR company, Article PR, and also of copywriting studio Divine Write. He can be contacted on Sydney +612 4334 6222 or at glenn@divinewrite.com. Visit http://www.divinewrite.com/ or http://www.articlepr.com/ for further details.
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April 4th, 2007

Paul Bliss, SEO expert, shares his search engine optimisation secrets with us:

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Role Of Page Rank

February 24th, 2007

It’s of no use to have the most informative website & unfortunately no one knows about it. Have you ever thought why your competitors always on the top positions and your website every time getting into the flux.

Getting a new web site page ranked and indexed are two things everyone should take into account. With all the competing web sites out there the importance of this becomes a top priority so that you can get free traffic and thus make money online.

What is Page Rank?
Page ranks are defined numerically, from 1 through 10 – 10, being the highest. Very few pages have a page rank of 10, and anything above a 6 is considered very well. There are many factors that determine a page’s rank, but the main variable seems to be based on how many websites link to your page.

Search engines rank Websites based on two major factors:

  • Very exclusive content with related keywords in the body
  • Link popularity – number of back links on your Website.

Importance of Page Rank:
Page rank is extremely important, in that it determines how high you get on search engine results. And just as it’s helpful to have your incoming links be from reputable, trusted, relevant sites, your outbound links will also be more valuable to those pages you do link out to.

The higher your page ranking, the more desirable a link from your page will be to others – Including those willing to pay for said link.

Various ways to increase your page rank:

  • Build more pages:
    Make sure to have at least 8 relevant pages including the main page, in order to have a healthy amount of content.
  • How To Generate More At Cost:
    Getting a high ranking site to link to you isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Sometimes it is necessary to buy that privilege via ads.
  • Create Internal Links:
    Not only are you creating another link for the crawler, you’re also making it convenient for your guest to find that page right then and there, if they so desire.
  • Utilize Free Directory listings:
    They may not always be big high ranking sites, but they are an easy way to get your name out there.
  • Avoid Dead-end Links:
    Make sure every page has a door out, other than a back button

Google uses a number of patented algorithms to determine the exact ranking of every indexed website. They also attempt to index as many websites and pages as they can possibly find. In order to do this they utilize tens of thousands of different hosts and over a dozen data centers.

Other important factors that determine your ranking are the architecture of the site, relevant keywords, title, underlying code and content of the site for making your site more appealing to the search engines.

Page rank is not the be all and end all, and people should not become too angry if they are not able to for example obtain a page rank five straight away. I believe hard work pays off and that a website should be seen as a long term project.

Page rank is a very real and vital aspect of web development that should always be kept in mind. Without it, your chance of being found easily on search engines is compromised. With it, you’ll be on your way to a highly successful website.

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Kinetiq prelaunches eXlinks

November 14th, 2006

Kinetiq has released a prelaunch of their new site, eXlinks.net

eXlinks is going to be a totally radical social linking network system engineered to boost traffic, hits, visitors, readers and more to your blog or website while increasing your search engine goodness.

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Earn Around $3000 – $4000 Every Month…

November 10th, 2006

Get Rich Quick Scams Revealed
Read this article before you consider paying for a “get rich quick” program.
From: Paid Surveys

Everybody would love to make lots of money quickly, working from home, and only doing a few hours of work per week. I’ve spent the past two years trying to find a great way of doing this. Only over the course of the past few months have I found any “get rich quick” programs worth buying. I’ve been trying to make money online for a long time. I had a few small websites, but they never made much more than a few hundred per month. It was easy money and didn’t require much work on my part, but I knew there were people out there doing better than I was and I knew I could do as well as them.
Now, I’ve seen a lot of “get rich quick” programs. Most of these people make claims about earning $2000/day with Google or something similarly insane. Almost all of these people are complete liars. Even if they were making $2000/day with Google AdSense, it’d be because they had high- traffic websites with a lot of quality content. I’d know, because in one whole month, I never even made half of what they promised I’d make daily with their programs. Maybe you’ve already been scammed by one of these fraudsters. Anyway, I finally got sick of what was being offered. Read the rest of this entry »

Adsense Videos – Learn From The Professionals

October 28th, 2006

Do You want to know how to make over $19,000 a month with AdSense? Video lessons from Michael Cheney will explain You how to do it. It’s easy like 1,2,3…

AdSense Secrets Video includes:

  • Video 1 – Master The Basics
  • Video 2 – Lay Strong Foundations
  • Video 3 – Create Your Money Pages
  • Video 4 – Power Up Your AdSense Income (Part 1)
  • Video 5 – Power Up Your AdSense Income (Part 2)
  • Video 6 – Learn From The Professionals
  • Video 7 – Test Your Way To Riches
  • Video 8 – Explode Your Earnings Exponentially
  • Video 9 – Earn Even More From Every Page

Read more…

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Feedvertising – RSS Advertising Technology

October 2nd, 2006

Text Link Ads offers a new way to earn with Your blogs — Feedvertising – ads will appear inside Your blog’s RSS-feed.

Look, what they say about Feedvertising benefits for bloggers:

  • It’s free. Use Feedvertising to expand your income without ever spending a dime.
  • It’s flexible. Sell ads in-house, opt into our marketplace to get help selling ad spots, promote affiliate programs or your other blogs, or use a combination of all of the above to maximize your sales and exposure. It’s totally up to you.
  • It’s clean. We all know that site visitors prefer text links over banners and buttons, and the same is true for your feed. Use Feedvertising’s pure HTML text link ads and get better response.
  • It’s predictable. No variable CPM rates or cost-per-click systems to worry about — just predictable flat rate pricing.

Free Blog Traffic

August 28th, 2006

Here are some free blog traffic exchange. All You need is to surf other blogs and then other people will see Your blog:

And here is a blog link exchange:

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Tips to Increase Your Blogs Reader Count

August 16th, 2006

I’ve found this article at www.johntp.com, and I think this is one of the best “HowTo” articles for bloggers… I’ve copypasted it here completely, because I know that good articles used to disappear…

It is best to folow these tips step by step starting from the top.

  1. Get a good domain name
    First of all if you are serious about blogging, get a good domain name that’s easy to remember. It will help people spread the word about your blog more easily.
  2. Write an About page
    Before you start blogging, create an “About” page and link it to every page on your blog. The “About” page must describe not only about you but also about what your blog is really about.The page should be able to provide visitors with compelling reasons to come back so as to convert them into regular readers.
  3. Write Tutorial articles
    Tutorial articles are standard articles that are aimed to teach your readers something. These articles form the foundation of your blog and become the main drivers of traffic to your blog. You must post a minimum of one Tutorial article per week.At the end of the month collect these articles and put them on one page called “top posts” and link it to every page. This page will provide a reason to casual readers to come back again and subscribe to your feed.
  4. Write a minimum of one post per day
    Every post you publish need not be a Tutorial article but you must update your blog daily with atleast one short article. This creates a feeling among first time readers that your blog is always updated and they are likely to come back again and subscribe to your feed.Blogs with a lot of readers need not be updated daily as their readers will be more forgiving even if they update once per week.But this is not true for new blogs that have few readers. They have to post as much as possible to keep their readers. 

    Important - Before taking a look at the next step, continue posting Tutorial articles and regular short articles for a few weeks.

  5. Comment on similar blogsOnce you have enough Tutorial articles and other short articles, you are ready to expose your new blog to the world. Start by finding readers by commenting on blogs with similar content to that of yours since the readers there will be more likely to be interested in your blog.You are likely to get more readers if your comment is relevant and valuable to what is being discussed on that blog. Comments such as “nice blog,visit mine” will not help you much. And please do not spam other blogs. That will only make your blog look bad.
  6. Link to other blogs
    When you write an article and link to another blogger’s post, a truncated summary of your article is left on their post usually in the form of a comment called trackback. This is very useful as it helps you gain readers and the attention of the blogger you linked to.The other blogger is most likely to visit your blog to find what you wrote about their post. If your content is good, they might become one of your blog’s regular readers and might even link back to one of your posts bringing you more readers.
  7. Encourage comments on your blog
    If visitors to your blog sees other readers commenting, they will get the feeling that your blog is important and will stick around more to read other posts. If they like the content they are likely to become regular readers.To encourage comments you can simply pose a question in a blog post. When you get comments respond to them to keep the conversation going.
  8. Take part in Blog Networks
    Submitting your blog to blog networks like topblogsites.net, blogtopsites.com and top100bloggers.com is another way to get more readers. These networks make your blog easier to find and search for as well. After you sign up for an account on their website, you just need to copy a bit of code and paste it somewhere on your blog.
  9. Take part in Blog traffic Exchange communities
    You can also take part in Blog traffic Exchange communities like: 

    To join these blog traffic exchange communities – visit the site, sign up, confirm your account, add your blog to the member directory and then start visiting other member’s blogs.

    Basically, you need to earn “credits” in order to get blog traffic exposure. These credits are often gained by visiting other member’s blogs. When you have enough credits, your blog becomes eligible for promotion. Usually, a link or graphic to your blog will be shown on the main site or in fellow member’s blogs. This is how other people find your blog.

    Of course, the more members there are in the community, the more potential visitors. So, if you are part of a blog traffic community, it’good to promote the communities you belong to as well. Besides, when you promote the community through a referral system, you get more credits too.

  10. Submit your Tutorial articles to a Blog Carnival
    A blog carnival is a blog post that summarizes a collection of articles from many different blogs on a specific topic. The idea here is to collect some of the best content on a topic in a given week. Often many other blogs link back to a carnival host and the people that have articles featured in the carnival receive a few new readers. You can also find a list of all the carnivals to submit your articles at the Carnival Submit Form.
  11. Submit your articles to EzineArticles
    Submit your Tutorial articles to Ezine Articles. Your article then becomes available to other people who can republish them on their website or in their newsletter while linking back to you. If your article is republished on a site with good traffic, you will get a lot of new readers at once.
  12. Tag Technorati
    Technorati is one of the best traffic providers for bloggers. People find your blogs easily when they search by technorati tags. Technorati will rank your blog based on the number of links from other websites.The higher your rank the easier your blog is to find when people search for things.If you do not have a Technorati account, signup here. After you have setup the main settings, such as your profile, you need to claim your blog. 

    Make good use of Technorati tags by tagging every keyword in each of your posts. If you use WordPress, I recommend Ultimate Tag Warrior (UTW) which makes tagging Technorati a lot easier.

    By tagging your post effectively you will get a lot of new readers to your blog. Selecting the right tags is not easy though. You can use the Tag Suggestion Tools for good suggestion of tags.

Update your Blog daily and keep an eye on your Blog stats to see which articles has the most pageviews. Write more on these articles and watch your readers grow.

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Striking Keyword Gold – How To Grab Keywords By The Tail

August 7th, 2006

By: Albert Ghergich

Anyone can pick out related keywords to rank their websites for. However, it’s the crafty webmaster who knows how to find multiple keyword goldmines among the thousands of possibilities available.

One popular approach is called the “long tail”. In this approach you go after three word + phrases in hopes of having less competition. The main problem with this approach is that there is a second aspect of it that most people neglect. The second and most important part of the “long tail approach is that with longer, more targeted phrases you are more apt to directly meet the needs of the user. While that may seem obvious, many people ignore or poorly execute it. That’s because they don’t understand the importance of their client’s purchase cycle as it relates to search engines.

The Purchase Cycle:

The very first thing you need to understand before starting keyword research is the “Purchase Cycle”. Its main steps are:

Attention > Interest > Desire > and Action.

Finding tons of low competing yet high converting keywords is as simple as understanding your customer’s buying habits. When they are in the action stage you will want to be there with them.

Let me give you some examples. Let’s imagine you are a new Real Estate Agent in the crowded but profitable Los Angeles Real estate market. You have had a site up for almost 6 months, have done a little SEO but have gotten almost no traffic and not a single lead from your site. The problem is more than likely the phrases you are going after. Everyone will be competing in the SERP’s for obvious terms like “Los Angeles Real Estate”. Now there is nothing wrong with competing for the best phrases, however this guide is all about training you to look at the areas your competition has ignored, and are at the end of the buying cycle. Trust me, great opportunities are available in every single market.

Think Like Your Customer

Imagine yourself as a customer who is using Google to find or sell real estate in Los Angeles. A typical search may go something like this.

Search Term: 1 “Real estate” (hmm too broad what was I thinking?)
Search Term: 2 “Los Angeles real estate” (Lots of options maybe I need a local agent?)
Search Term: 3 “Real estate agent in Los Angeles” BINGO!!! If you are a real estate agent in Los Angeles this should be one of your many keyword goldmines.

Now let me show you how the competition for rankings in Google has diminished as the customer got more and more refined with their search. I want you to see just how ripe the opportunity is when you understand the process your customers go through.

To get a good feel for the level of competition for a phrase one simple but highly important SEO factor is the Title tag. Using Google we can easily see how many sites have the exact search phrase we are using, as the title tag to their website. This is a great initial gauge of the competition you will face.
The command I use in Google is intitle:”real estate” (returns results with the exact phrase “real estate” in the title tag).

Diminished Competition

intitle:”real estate” Over 59 Million Pages Retuned
intitle:”Los Angeles real estate” Down to 25,000 Pages Returned
intitle:”Real estate agent in Los Angeles” 57 Results and only 7 Domains listed!!!
This high conversion keyword is just sitting there waiting for you “our new real estate agent” to rank for it. If you do the proper SEO work and point a few quality links to the page then you should begin to see highly qualified traffic.

Let me give you one more example and then we will move on. Let’s say you sell high-end condos right on the beach in Hawaii, which by the way is where I call home (Its OK to feel sorry for me). The competition for the condo market in Hawaii is very stiff and any little edge you can get is extremely helpful. Again all you have to do is understand how a potential customer searches and know your own product to find those keyword gems.

Results:

Search 1: “Hawaii Condos” intitle — 11,100 pages
Search 2: “Hawaii Condo Rental” intitle — 147 pages (Great action phrase)
Search 3: “Hawaii beach front condo” intitle — 0 pages!!!

I could literally go on and on finding great marketing opportunities for these two markets. I promise you if you spend the time you will find these all-too-easy keyword treasures in your market as well. Now let’s take what we have learned to the next level with action phrases.

Make Use Of Action Words

Ok let’s say you sell the latest PC video cards at great prices. You have done your homework and realize that many consumers do extensive research on specific video cards to find the one that’s perfect for them. They then lookup the specific model of the video card they want when they are in “purchase mode”.

A popular video card series right now is Nvidia’s Geforce 6800. However, when you do an intitle: search on Google you get over 40,000 results for “Nvidia Geforce 6800″. This is where Action words come in handy. Some great action words are Buy, Lowest price, Purchase, Free shipping etc. All of these words are used when the customer is in the purchasing phase, which is exactly when you need them to find you.

intitle:”Buy nvidia geforce 6800″ 3 sites!!!
intitle:”Purchase nvidia geforce 6800″ 0 sites!!!
intitle:”Lowest price nvidia geforce 6800″ 0 sites!!!

You get the idea. Now that you understand the concept I can suggest a few keyword research tools.

Now let’s put you on a path to find 20 to 40 money keywords you are not currently using

Keyword Research Steps:

Step 1 — Logs: One great asset that you may not be utilizing is your weblogs. You should always mine your weblogs for niche keyword phrases and use them as a basis for what type of searches your users are typing into search engines. If you have not done this before it can be highly informative. You will not only understand your audience better — you will also get a great variety of keyword “goldmines” that you can then use for your organice SEO campaign. I suggest doing this once a month or every two weeks if you can find the time.

Step 2 — Competition: Your competition can be a great source of keyword research. Check the keywords in their Title, meta tags, and body text to see if you find anything you might have missed.

Step 3 – Keyword Tools: Three free tools that you should check out are SEO Books online keyword tool http://tools.seobook.com/general/keyword/ and http://www.goodkeywords.com/ which is a free desktop download that runs off of Yahoo data and http://www.digitalpoint.com/tools/suggestion/ which queries both Yahoo and http://www.wordtracker.com/ (A top tool if your paying) . All three of these tools are very handy and for the price-who can complain?

A word to the wise, these tools should only be used as guides. They are heavily biased to PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising and are subject to distortion due to automated queries.

The main thing to look out for with any tool that uses Yahoo is that it does not separate plurals. It shows Condo and Condos as the same results. So when you are doing your research be sure to check out the Word Tracker tool over at digital point because the MSN version will show you how a phrase does for singular versus a plural version. While search engines are still ironing out how they handle plural searches its highly important that you select the right one. Sometimes you may choose to go after a less used plural or singular version of a keyword because it has less competition.

Bonus 1: Don’t forget about hyphenated or potentially hyphenated words. If you are looking at a term like “increase online traffic” don’t forget hyphenated versions of the same phrase. According to Word Tracker “increase on-line traffic” is searched for 186 times a day on MSN alone. The non hyphenated version has over 1,000 pages listed for an intitle: search on Google. While the hyphenated version only has 21 sites listed.

Bonus 2: Use slang or insider terminology when and where it makes sense. One great example of that is locally here in Hawaii. Locals call the main island of Hawaii the “Big Island” A term like “big island real estate” is typed in a few thousand times per month. But according to Google only one site has the phrase in their title!!!

Bonus 3: People often type keyword phrases as one word. So instead of typing in “Hawaii Condos”, they”ll type in “hawaiicondos”. Then engines serve different results for these 2 phrases, and guess what — the kwkw version is usually a LOT less competitive!

I must mention that just because you find great keywords that others are not using in their title tags does not mean you can simply put in a new title and rank. In some cases that will actually happen but in most you will need to do a good job with your on-page SEO and acquire a few relevant links. In any case you will be putting yourself in a great position to be successful with minimal competition and maximum return on investment.

I hope that I have helped to get your mind churning about the endless possibilities in your own local market. If you follow these steps you should be able to quickly generate a wonderful new list of keywords for your site to dominate the “Action” phase of the purchase cycle. Once you place your site at the end of the purchase cycle and away from the hordes of competition it is quite easy to strike keyword Gold.

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Albert Ghergich is a sales manager for http://www.authoritydomains.com/ – Buy Text Links or hire an internet marketing specialist.

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15 Google AdSense Tips to Earn Money

August 4th, 2006

Google AdSense Tip #1: Find your keywords

Before serving ads on a web page, check its keyword density. A free and advanced tool for finding the most prominent keywords in a page can be found here: SEO Density Analyzer. Copy the most important keywords to a text file ([web page name]-Google AdSense-keywords.txt).

Google AdSense Tip #2: Improve your keywords

Get keyword suggestions from Overture Search Inventory and from Google AdWords Sandbox. Get new keywords that can help you improve your ad relevance. Enter the keywords from [web page name]-Google AdSense-keywords.txt and save the suggestions to [web page name]-Google AdSense-suggestions.txt.

Google AdSense Tip #3: Keep your website focused on a theme

Use the keyword suggestions to enhance your web pages and to build theme-based content. And also try to get your keywords into the anchor text of your incoming links as much as possible. Don’t forget that Google Google AdSense is keyword-targeted advertising: Google Google AdSense bases its advert topics on your websites content, this means that content-rich websites of a popular topic should attract a large amount of ads.

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Open The Door To Increase Your Adsense Revenue

August 4th, 2006

By: Joann Cheong

Google has the best system to the door of incredible revenue waiting for us to discover! Online amateurs have been exploring abundant money-making ideas but numerous successful examples have proved that Adsense is the ultimate door to monetize their websites. Some of them struggle to earn just enough from their sites, numerous are burning their hands and not even knowing why with their mounting bills. Then there turn out to be a small group of geniuses out there profiting hundreds of dollars a day from Adsense ads in their websites. What actually are the secrets that make the difference between these online geniuses and those innocent novices?

Anyone who has been through and earned it would have some effective tips to help novices ready to venture into this wireless world. Many of these tips are tested and proven to bring an unimaginable amount of revenue in the past and is generating more continuously.

Open The Door to Increase Your Adsense Revenue!!! Look, it is all about deploying a few key points to open this magic door. Here is how you do it:

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Search Engine Readings

August 2nd, 2006

Just few links to good sites about SEO (search engine optimization):

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How to Register with Search Engines?

August 2nd, 2006

The main condition of Your site’s revenue growing is site popularity, site ranking in search engines. So You have to be sure Your site is registered with major search engines, such as Google, Yahoo!, MSN. How to achieve this?

First of all, You may use site submitting forms for every search engine:

Next, You may use free online submitting services like

Third, You may use special promotional software like:

The first step is made. Now You will get new visitors soon!

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How AdSense Works

July 31st, 2006

Google AdSense is the program that can give you advertising revenue from each page on your website — with a minimal investment in time and no additional resources. Let’s see how AdSense works:

  1. You sign up for AdSense with Google, and, if you are accepted, Google will start placing ads on your web pages automatically, You just have to put small lines of code on Your pages.
  2. If someone on your site sees an ad and clicks on it they leave your site.
  3. If someone uses Google search placed on your site and then clicks on sponsored search results — it’s Your revenue also.
  4. Google charges the advertiser for the click and shares this money with you. This type of advertising is called Pay Per Click advertising, usually abbreviated to PPC.
  5. Google pays also for impressions (per thousand).
  6. The Ads you get on your web pages are usually relevant to your visitor.

The amount you can earn per click vary enormously from a few cents to many dollars. Yes, get your AdSense participation right, and you can earn several dollars a click!

Text Link Ads – One of the Best Way to Earn

July 20th, 2006

Earn money with Text Link Ads is simple as 1-2-3:

  • You submit Your site for review, then
  • insert our ad code on your website and wait while
  • Text Link Ads sells Your advertising space and pay You commission.

You need just do as You always do — blogging or posting articles to Your site to keep it actual.

You receive 50% of the sale price for each text link ad sold off your website through Text Link Ads.

Ad serving technology currently supports websites that use server-side processing. This includes any site that uses PHP, ASP, PERL, Cold Fusion, etc. Most forum and blog software packages are compatible with our technology.

You can display Text Link Ads on the same page with Google AdSense, Yahoo! Publisher Network, and other contextually served ads. Text Link Ads product is not a pay per click or contextually served ad system.

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Adsense – The Powerful Passive Income Generator

July 19th, 2006

Webmasters have a revolutionary new method of collecting income from their websites. Whereas in the past advertising revenue was reserved for those sites with large a coming and going of visitors, now even teenagers are making a quick buck with their online hobby blogs. People place adsense on their online family photo albums, their blogs and their business sites. The minimum you would get, even with a small amount of traffic, is for adsense to pay for your hosting costs.

Adsense revolutionized the world of paid advertising; banner advertising is based on the number of visitors you attract to your site, so the number of “banner impressions” dictate the revenue you receive. Google Adsense is quite different; it is the number of visitors that actually click on the advertising that determine how much you earn.

There is also a great disparity between payouts; because advertisers bid up the price for certain keywords, some ads pay more than others. As such, a site with few visitors but expensive keywords in their google ads can potentially still pull in a hefty payout.

Google really has taken the web by storm; attracted to passive income, more and more people are seriously capitalizing on their Google adsense advertising. Some of the highest earners manage to attract enough visitors to make a four figure monthly income, just from using adsense alone! This is not one of those get-rich-quick schemes and Google’s adsense success is largely thanks to the fact that Google already enjoyed a fantastic reputation before introducing the program. They are a publicly traded company with physical headquarters. This, and the fact that anyone can apply to use adsense for free, has caused millions of people to sign up. For google it was a smart move, because now they extend their presence to countless websites and generate millions of dollars in advertising revenue. People were never reluctant to sign up, because the program is free. Google benefits by more people using adsense, so offering it for free was the best thing they could do.

One of the driving forced behind the program are its relevance to each and every page on a website; the program picks up keywords appearing in the website copy and automatically displays relevant ads. This increases the chances of people clicking through, and the webmaster collecting more revenue.

People are leveraging their income by operating several websites and attempting to attract as many targeted visitors as possible; in many instances we can observe that people work hard at a site, then once it is established they can largely leave it alone, yet still collect significant checks.

A major concern for entrepreneurs was the danger of a competitors ads showing up on their site; thanks to the adsense feature where it only displays relevant advertising. However this problem was solved by offering webmasters the option of filtering out unwanted ads. They can submit the URL of the competing site in their account, and any ads from the website will be blocked.

Google recently came out with a new feature: small targeted keywords based on the site’s content are displayed; then as people click on those, a page opens showing a variety of pay-per-click ads based on that keyword. This gives webmasters the chance of displaying more advertising in less space.

Adsense also adds creditability to your website; the more focused the content, the better the ads will be and this encourages people to built high quality websites. These make the net a better place and generally provide a free service; site owners can afford to share their expertise or passions because they can receive indirect revenue’s. The visitor does not pay for the information; instead the advertisers do, making the website’s existence possible in the first place.

It is no surprise Google adsense is the most widely used form of advertising; they have created a program that is beneficial to both advertisers and users with their “no click no pay” mechanism, or more popularly called “pay-per-click”. Advertisers do not pay for ads that are not drawing visitors, and website owners are paid more for each click than they would if the system were based on the number of people viewing the ads, instead of clicking on them.

All in all Google adsense has developed itself into a powerful tool, used by large corporations and the kid next door. They have truly revolutionized how the web thinks about advertising and made the process more profitable for site owners, while less costly for advertisers.

About the Author:

Matt Bacak, The Powerful Promoter and Entrepreneur Magazine e-Biz radio show host, became a “#1 Best Selling Author” in just a few short hours. He has helped a number of clients target his specialty, opt-in email direct marketing systems. The Powerful Promoter is not only a sought-after internet marketer but has also marketed for some of the world’s top experts whose reputations would shrivel if their followers ever found out someone else coached them on their online marketing strategies. For more information, visit Bacak’s site at http://www.powerfulpromoter.com/ or sign up for his Powerful Promoting Tips at http://www.promotingtips.com/

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Can I Make Money Online With The Adsense Program?

July 19th, 2006

Sure you can. If you will learn how many other people make money online with Adsense, I mean really study how and ask a lot of questions on marketing forums, there is no reason in the world you cannot make money with the Adsense program.

Before starting to develop this opportunity to make money online you need to understand some basic things about Adsense. I will outline some benefits and disadvantages about Adsense here.

Let’s start with the Adsense benefits:

You don’t have to pay a fee to use this program. You can apply for free.

You can join the Adsense program very easy. After you are accepted into the program you just have to paste a bit of code into your pages.

Because of their method to identify what a page is all about you don’t have to spend time finding advertisers, they will place on your page the exact advertisers you need.

If you own a really big network of sites, you don’t have to apply for each of them. Just apply once and use the same code on every site.

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