6 Tips to Make Your Web Site Work for You
It’s no secret. A strategic online marketing campaign can drive targeted traffic to your Web site and help you establish a solid client base in a highly efficient manner. The strategy of a solid Web marketing campaign is not simply developing an informative Web site about your firm—you can do that with a brochure. Rather, it’s designing a tool that will generate clients and allow you to track the return on your investment dollar for dollar.
There are several things to consider when designing your Web site and this article discusses six tips that can help you develop a Web site that works for you. Continue reading
To maximize the impact of your Web site, you need to have a site that is designed for a specific group of people—your niche market. By identifying your target audience, what they expect and how they search online, you can create an effective Web site that turns curious visitors into paying customers. Continue reading
Understanding Keyword Research
Everyday, more and more people are turning to the Internet to find services and products that will meet their needs. And they are increasingly using major search engines like Google and Yahoo to find these goods and services. If your Web site is not optimized to be found on the major search engines, there may literally be thousands of people out there looking for your business who can’t find you.
What would it mean to your business to suddenly be accessible to this previously untapped market? Continue reading
When it comes to optimizing your Web site for the search engines, it is important to have solid content that skillfully utilizes the phrases people are actually using in the search engines to find the types of products or services you offer (see Woo Them with Words). It is equally as important to create content that is written directly to your target audience.
While using strategic keyword phrases is important to get people to your site, you won’t experience much of a conversion rate if you don’t write in such a way as to connect with your target audience. Continue reading
Understanding the Risks of Buying Pay-per-Click Advertising
Pay-per-Click (PPC) advertising is a method of bringing targeted traffic to your Web site through search engines. It works by setting up a link to your Web site in the “Sponsored Links” section of search engines. Sponsored links listings are free, and you only pay when someone clicks on the link to your site. PPC advertising is seemingly desirable as it allows you to be found when someone types in your keywords.
So what could be wrong with a program that is free, generates targeted traffic to your site and only charges you when someone clicks on your link?
Plenty. Continue reading
Traditional Search Engine Optimization vs Pay Per Click
So you’ve created a Web site. Now what? Developing an online marketing campaign is much more involved than simply having your name out there on the Web. There are literally thousands of people offering services just like yours and it is important to develop a strategy that lends credibility to your online presence and sets you above your competitors. Continue reading
Your Web site is the face of your company online. It is the first thing new customers will see and serves as the basis from which people make judgments about whether or not they will spend money on your products or services. Your Web site is your 24 hour salesperson, telling people about your company and showing them what you have to offer. The design of your Web site is, therefore, extremely important. Continue reading
There are many tools available these days that make it easy to create a simple Web site. And this is great for people who want to tinker on the Web or make a personal Web site. But for businesses it is important to understand that the way your Web site looks has the potential to make or break you online. Creating a Web site is a serious undertaking that should be crafted professionally for online businesses. Continue reading