Blogs are the hottest trend sweeping the Internet, but have you ever wondered how blogs originated? In what must indisputably seem as the dark ages before blogs, people looking the companionship of online communities were required to rely essentially on mailing lists and bulletin boards for communication. By the 1990s, forums had made their presence and allowed users to take part in discussion using ‘threads’, which were essentially areas of common interest. Read more
Todays budding blogger has a wide range of blogging platforms to choose from. Squidoo, LiveJournal, WordPress, Blogspot, Ning, and many others all seem to boast similar features at face value. With all the available blogging platforms, deciding which will meet your blogging needs can be a daunting task. However, most professional bloggers name WordPress as their “blog of choice”. The following are a few reason why you should be using WordPress. Read more
Learning how to generate traffic to your blog is what makes starting in Internet business rather time consuming and frustrating. While there is absolutely no way you can generate a huge amount of traffic to your blog overnight and start making colossal amounts of money immediately, you can dramatically speed up the whole process by doing various forms of search engine optimization. Read more
The red ring of death happens when you see three flashing red lights on the console. Maybe you want to prevent the red ring of death from happening to your new xbox.
Maybe you’ve had your xbox repaired and don’t want a repeat of the red ring of death. Whatever your situation, here are some simple measures that you can take to keep your xbox running perfectly. Read more
A common question I’m often asked from people who are new to Internet marketing is whether or not they should be concerned with search engine optimization. What often happens is that after a while, new website owners don’t receive any traffic and they start to wonder why. The truth of the matter is that now they are focused on search engine optimization which determines where and how your website is ranked on search engines. Read more
Making money online revolves around building a website that people like to visit again and again. A website is like a shop. People like to buy from a shop that they like. The more visitors that come to a shop, the more sales the shop makes. If your shop is located in a better neighborhood, the chances of making lot of sales daily also increase. A website without traffic is just like a shop without any visitors.
Think of your website like a shop. Think of getting good positions on a search engine result page as opening your shop in a better neighborhood. It is through the search engines that most of the websites get visitors. Read more
A few years ago, all one had to do was change the hairstyle to look cool. If one wanted to be as suave and unique as someone else, a change in hair color would do the trick. The concept has changed in the present times. People seem to love to be casual. Whether one is a just a teenager or an important public figure, it doesn’t matter. Read more
On-page optimization is where you should begin and SEO campaign. What you do on your web site and various web pages has a significant impact on search engine results. Even though off-page optimization is a critical component for higher rankings, on-page techniques are essential for building a strong SEO foundation.
Below are a few helpful search engine optimization strategies you can use right now to make your web site more accessible to search engines and as a result, improve your search engine rankings. Read more
Microsoft’s new search engine, or decision engine as they call it in the advertising, Bing was launched last week with some fanfare. In addition, Microsoft has started an aggressive marketing campaign to get people familiar with it. I for one was excited about it and ready for it to launch as I’ve been reading more about it over the past few month. Originally called Kumo, the launch of Bing last week was somewhat of a surprised, but welcomed. The following are some of my thoughts about Bing, it’s search, and how it compares to Google.
In addition, I must say that I’ve now changed all of my default searches to Bing as I felt I was getting more of the Internet in a better way, than I was getting with Google and their controlled net. I look at Google now the way I looked at AOL ten years ago. If you want to search the full Internet you can’t do it on Google, as they have restricted, blocked, and penalized any site that they didn’t like. Read more
There has been so much hype on both of these new search engines that it’s getting to be too much. I’ve been hearing about them for almost a year now, and yet, we still wait. Both engines are expected to be released this month, but there has been no official announcement and both sites are still not functioning. To take a step back, let’s explain what they are, and why the hype.
Kumo – http://kumo.com
This is Microsoft’s next attempt at beating Google. They are redoing their Live search, and adding more features, as well as re-branding it into Kumo. Read more