So you've got a slick looking website. Is it working? Is it bringing in business?
If you answered "no" or "do not know" to these questions then this article is for you. You've probably spent considerable money and / or time developing your site so you owe it to your business to make it work for you.
Here are six steps to help you get a handle on how your site is performing:
- To find out if your site is generating leads:
- ask everyone who calls for a quote where they heard about you
- where possible use a unique "web only" number so you can trace where leads come from
- keep a tally of email enquiries that come from the web
- have a web only email so you can track them
If you do not know what percentage of leads come from the web then you do not know how
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Yes! Starting an Internet business online is not a walk in the park. I learned it the hard way. There is a lot of hype about how much money you can make online, and yes – 100% possible, but you need to have the correct mindset for it. It all start with the right mindset.
Beside the correct mindset, the next thing you need to do is learn how to create a website . You need a website that is created by you and no one else. You want to be able to control your website and keep updating it. There is a start in an online business but no end. If your website remains looking the same, your visitors will not keep coming back!
Then there is a product . You need a product to give away and one that you can sell. To giveaway a product (ebook) you … Read More
Technological advances have made it possible for housewives, retirees, and even handicapped individuals to make dollars in the comforts of their own homes. Why would you work a 9 to 5 job when there are countless opportunities to earn as much from home online?
The rate of people seeking computer home business opportunities is gradually increasing simply because of the huge benefits you can get from working from home. A few benefits of working from home are as follows:
First of all, you do not have to go through the gruesome ordinal of being forced by the startling sound of your alarm clock to get up early in the morning to prepare for work, and either commute or traverse the roads in your vehicle that you need to spend hard earned money for gas to get it moving both back and forth so you can make dollars to spend for … Read More
Many internet marketers keep hearing more and more slowly, that they need to add value to their websites in order for the sites to rank well in search engines, and to get higher paying click amounts on ads they have running on the sites. But how exactly do you add value to a website? Well there are actually many ways to do it, and here we'll look at just a few.
1. Useful content. Most marketers already know this, but the more useful your content is, the more valuable it is deemed to be by both search engines and visitors alike. Having useful content is not always the same as having unique content though – it just needs to be really good in some way.
2. Unique content. Yep we've all heard it many times: Unique content is best. And while this is usually true, it's not necessarily always true. … Read More
Do you need to do some kind of computer repair done because of a hard drive problem, computer virus, or some other problem with your computer? Take precautions and do a computer back-up before this happens. Trust us! You might regret it if you don’t. You see, many people don’t stop to think about the importance of computer back-up until it’s too late. Once their computer experiences a virus infection, a hard drive crash or a hacker attack, and all your valuable data is lost it may be to late. Then you’ll moan: “If only I had taken some precaution…”.
Perhaps you believe only big companies need a back-up system for their computers, but this is far from true. Of course, if you use your computer for work, the astounding amount of data that you store needs to be backed-up regularly, otherwise you risk losing time, money and even clients! … Read More
It’s the year 2020 and there’s everything available online. From games using virtual reality to learning the most complex tasks in the world. One of these things you can learn is the PLC system that allows you to become a master engineer in this area.
What most people do not know is that PLC training is something that cannot be done by anyone. You need a true professional that is capable of both sharing its knowledge and having a lot of experience on the subject.
A problem in these troubled times with the coronavirus is that there’s no chance to go and physically take classes and listen to a skilled mentor. You need to find other ways. One of the best ways, if not the only one, is taking online classes and learn everything through the internet.
The internet lectures are pretty good because they are convenient and the knowledge … Read More
XML Sitemaps for SEO
This is an important tool in SEO. They help the search engines decide on the pages to be crawled, based on the priority defined by the website. It also gives a clear idea on when the pages were updated last, based on which the bots can access the frequency of changes done on specific pages. Since all these data are vital to search engines to regularly crawl the pages, xml files too have their importance here.
Sitemaps improve the ranking of a website. The xml files are easily recognised by all search engines, thus you can submit the sitemaps for Google indexing, which makes it easier for the bots to track your pages. With the use of these files, the website and all its pages get better visibility of search engine spiders.
Website with No XML Sitemaps
There is no hard and fast rule that your … Read More
There is real money online. This is getting more obvious as the number of people engaging in online business continues to grow every single day, an actual proof that online business is profitable provided you use the right business model, choose the right product to sell, and ensure effective implementation of online marketing techniques. So if you want to earn money online just like everybody else, now is the right time. But where do you start?
It is essential to learn internet marketing and everything that it entails should you decide to build your own online business, you must also remember that it is an industry that undergoes constant changes as far as technology and tools are concerned. Keeping up with these changes can be difficult if you don’t have access to the right information and don’t connect with people who really have the know-how about the business. Have you … Read More
The fact is that content marketing is consistently evolving. Exactly like previous years if you have been observant, content marketing remains the main strategy to acquire new customers and increase brand awareness.
In addition, this makes sense because more businesses in 2017 have had significant success with content marketing when compared to that of 2016. The key to having consistent success in this effort is your capability to foresee imminent trends and embrace the changes as soon as possible.
In this article, I will explore important trends, which in 2018 will shape content marketing.
For a small business, content marketing is the sure way for the acquisition of new customers regarding the fact it doesn’t need a huge budget. Nevertheless, according to various reports, mega-brands such as Google, Facebook, and Apple are investing thousands of dollars to get original content. Therefore, original and consistent content is apparently all … Read More
Science is an integral part of STEM learning that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic. STEM learning aims to promote a better understanding of these four disciplines in a more 'Whole'-istic way. In fact, a simple task like using a wagon to move something from one place to another involves number of principles of science, mathematics, engineering and technology. The children can be benefited by STEM learning especially if it is organized in form of science camps etc.
STEM learning aims to make science fun, enlightening and easy for kids. There are numerous hands on activities that can be done in the science camp that would follow the basic principles of STEM to make the learning impactful and long lasting. Researchers have proved that practicality helps learn faster. Going by that, STEM activities done in a science camp would easily remembered and the principle behind those activities would have … Read More