4 Strategies for Protecting Your Online Business

Written by Amar Mehta

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3) Product:

If you are selling PDF(Portable Document Format) ebooks then better not keep it for download as PDFs, that is keep it in zipped format.

There are two advantages of this:

a) The file size reduces, so, in turn bandwidth saving for you when so many people are downloadingrepparttar file from your site.

b) Search engines are now indexing PDF files, that is if someone searches your site and if you have not blockedrepparttar 125532 access to PDF files on your site by specifying in robot.txt (this isrepparttar 125533 file that Search engine spiders read when they visit your site), then it is very easy to find out and downloadrepparttar 125534 file, but if it is in zip format then no one will find it on Search Engine! You can download Winzip for FREE from: http://www.winzip.com

4) Download Location:

Never ever reveal your actual download location to people. You can use several options for preventing your download location from getting circulated.

The two main options are:

a) Use some password protected area whererepparttar 125535 user has to login to downloadrepparttar 125536 product. Hererepparttar 125537 system of deliveringrepparttar 125538 product doesn't remain instant as you will verifyrepparttar 125539 order and then sendrepparttar 125540 user her user name and password.

b) Use server side language e.g. CGI, PHP, ASP etc. forrepparttar 125541 download page whererepparttar 125542 download location is specified inrepparttar 125543 page as a variable andrepparttar 125544 user won't even knowrepparttar 125545 actual download location by doing view source ofrepparttar 125546 page. This method will allow you to dorepparttar 125547 instant delivery which isrepparttar 125548 most desirable method of delivery onrepparttar 125549 net. Won't you like something delivered to you instantly over something you have to wait for?

In conclusion,

- Encryptrepparttar 125550 source of your Order page to prevent user from knowing your download location.

- Never give common names to your Download page that can be easily guessed.

- Keep your product in zipped format, saves bandwidth while downloading and prevents from getting indexed on search engines.

- Use server side language like cgi, ASP, PHP for protecting your actual download location from prying eyes.

I hope these 4 strategies are useful to you in protecting your online business from those illegal downloaders.

Amar Mehta.

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FHM: Who's cheating who?

Written by Holmes

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Is it any surprise that those readers were fiddlingrepparttar 125534 poll? As consumers, they probably feel so cheated by this magazine that it seems a shame FHM found out they were also being cheated.

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