10 Ways To Gain Your Prospects Attention Using Your Picture Alone!

Written by Larry Dotson

1. Use a uncommon hair style. You could style your hair to stand straight up like you're scared or use a wig to wear a mohawk or huge fuzzy hair.

2. Color your hair a bright color. You could color it pink, blue, purple, green, etc. You could even make it match your web site's colors.

3. Draw a lines on your picture. You could draw a black eye or mustache on it before you scan and upload it to your web site.

4. Put on silly glasses. You could put on spring like glasses, oversized colorful glasses, spinning glasses, or even 3D glasses.

5. Wear uncommon clothes. You could wear a super bright suit, a costume outfit, a weird tie or a bathing suit.

6. Make a weird facial expression. You could stick your tongue out, push your face together, make your eyes big, look like you're angry, etc.

Promoting Your eBusiness Without Breaking the Bank

Written by Kevin Noesner

When you are starting a web-based company, there is no greater sign of accomplishment than watching your page counter start cranking. But how do you get it cranking when on a start-up's budget?

The secret is to market in stages.

If you can't afford a mass marketing campaign to get those hits rolling in, then there are a few tricks and secrets to getting enough traffic to getrepparttar ball rolling. First thing is to exhaust all free advertising avenues. Why pay for something you can get for free, right? Well, as with all things, you typically get what you pay for, so don't think that you can run your site on freebies alone.

Exchange links. Target websites inrepparttar 125211 same market, but are not in direct competition. Prepare banners of several sizes and background colors to accommodate your proposed web partners. You'll have more luck withrepparttar 125212 exchange ifrepparttar 125213 website already contains banners or a links page. Don't expect a website to change their format just to accept your link. Focus on sites with moderate traffic that appear to have a bit of advertising on them. They'll be more likely to cooperate with an exchange.

Search engines. This isrepparttar 125214 #1 way thatrepparttar 125215 public will find your site. Don't neglectrepparttar 125216 importance of search results. Be aware ofrepparttar 125217 methods used by search engines. Something that may be helpful in your listing on one search engine may work against you on another. There are also several websites (such as www.addme.com) that will add your site to multiple search engines simultaneously for free. Don't be impatient, though. Many search engines are over run with submissions, so getting a listing in 3 or 4 weeks is not uncommon.

Newsgroups. Find related newsgroups and get your name known. You can either do a post describing your sale items or services, or you can just be a newsgroup regular and becomerepparttar 125218 resident expert.

Now that you are up and running, you should have enough traffic to financially support your next marketing wave.

Advertise on key websites. These are high traffic webpages that were out of reach for link exchanges; ones marketed towardsrepparttar 125219 same consumers without being your competition.

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