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Can bad links hurt your google rankings ?

Have started doing significant SEO work lately (after long period of working exclusively on development) and got a chance to experiment with link building techniques and in particular profile links.  Mind you I do all the experimenting on non customer sites before I decide its worth the trouble and the risk.  I usually use my own domains that don't bring in any significant amount of money or use friend's sites after I explain the risks to them.  In this particular experiment I have used a friend's site.

Ways to procure advertisers for your website and enhance advertising sales

This is the most recent post among the many articles that have been written on direct ad sales. For the starters, it would be nice to go through the introduction to direct advertising sales.

Earlier, you have learned how an ad marketing package can be built to encourage ad space; now its time to understand the techniques to find advertisers for the website.

The most important thing is to get organized. It is paramount to keep a track of contact details of an advertiser. This helps in development of a system that lets you pursue your ad pitches.

Finding advertisers for your website

 Advertising on Times SquareDirect advertising sales are probably the best way to earn for a website. There are many benefits of selling direct advertising. Let's discuss a few of those.

  • Firstly, we can cut the mediators. This increases the money that we can generate. If you sell text link ads through a company, they will take half the price. When you do it on your own, you will have the whole amount to yourself.
  • Large networks have the advertising issue well sorted out but independence is another key to succeeding in this area. So if you can chalk out all the requirements, you can sell your ads just like the efficient networks.

45 Tips for Increasing Your Web Traffic

Many people doing business online have great websites but don’t seem to be selling anything. Their products or services are top-notch, and their looks both professional and unique. So why aren’t they making any money? The issue is that it really doesn’t matter how amazing your website is if no one ever sees it. Here are 45 ways you can increase your website traffic easily and affordably.

SeoDigger: Free Keyword Research tool

SeoDigger is a tool that I have been using for some time now to help me with competitor traffic and keyword analysis. With SeoDigger I have been able to easily find what keywords a competitor has targeted and what positions the site is holding for those keywords. Its a tool created by the SEOQuake team and it deserves a big applaud and a little explanation for the uninitiated.

Free Web Consultation

I have had numerous requests for review of sites in order to give suggestions for improvement. Thus I decided to create a page specific for it.

If you have a specific question about your blog or site involving the design and/or traffic/ranking of it, please don't hesitate to leave a comment here and I will try to do my best to answer it, time permitted that is.

Only requirement is that I get to publicize the comments here for everyone to see and benefit from later on.

Social Media Marketing tips

social mediaThere is a lot of buzz in 2008 around Social Media Marketing; a lot more than there was in 2007. Lots of organizations and individuals are experimenting on the possibilities of social media and networking sites as a means to drive traffic to their sites.

There is no secret ingredient !!!

Social media and their on-line participants behave mostly like communities and their members behave off-line; but many people still fail to see it.

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