A Visit Isn't REALLY a Visit if Your Company Leaves on the Porch

Written by Harmony Major

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If you're updatingrepparttar content, onrepparttar 134778 other hand, you never can do THAT too much. Your only limitation is how often you have time to add new content to your site. For instance, I normally add new content on my newest site every two weeks. Each time I release an article for reprint, I announce it inrepparttar 134779 "What's New" list on my home page, and postrepparttar 134780 article itself inrepparttar 134781 article directory.

4. Be creative.

When thinking of new ways to lure visitors into your site,repparttar 134782 possibilities are endless. For example, look at e-Business Moms < http://www.e-BusinessMoms.com >. Bina,repparttar 134783 Webmaster, describes her home page lead-ins as if they're areas of her site, butrepparttar 134784 links ACTUALLY lead to articles.

When visitors click on that initial link, they want to learn more aboutrepparttar 134785 topicrepparttar 134786 article covers. They end up reading (or at least skimming)repparttar 134787 article, subconsciously starting to establish Bina as an expert in her field, and perhaps then seeking out MORE of her articles to read. Jackpot!

5. Eliminate clutter and distractions onrepparttar 134788 home page.

I don't know how many times a day I go to a site that sounds interesting, but ends up being a hideous conglomeration of disorganized links, cramped advertisements, and loud colors that my eyes STILL see after I'm long gone fromrepparttar 134789 page.

Ouch! What a way to send your visitors hightailing it.

Giving your visitors too many options means that they're leaving onrepparttar 134790 first page. Loud colors that make your visitors' heads bleed mean that they're leaving BEFORErepparttar 134791 page finishes loading.

Look again at < http://www.e-BusinessMoms.com >.

The site is a nice soothing white and blue, with brighter colors used sparingly. There's absolutely no clutter, andrepparttar 134792 text and graphics are engaging -- not frightening. All in all, Bina sets a wonderful example of a site that presents an inviting atmosphere for increased visitor retention.

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Enough "stuff"!

Written by Jennifer Stewart

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The experts are always advising web owners to offer visitors something for free - and rightly so - this is a unique medium of communication. It's fast, widely accessible and almost ridiculously inexpensive when you considerrepparttar technology involved - so it should be used forrepparttar 134777 free exchange of ideas and information wherever possible.

If you visit ten web sites at random, you'll find more than half will have a link to "Free Stuff" - regardless ofrepparttar 134778 nature ofrepparttar 134779 site,repparttar 134780 link will read "Free Stuff".

Looking for graphics? Click on "Free Stuff".

Looking for information on black holes or quantum physics? "Free Stuff' will take you to it.

Need a dietary plan for diabetics? Try clicking on "Free Stuff".


Enough "stuff"!

"Stuff" indicates a lazy mind - one that can't be bothered spending a second or two scouringrepparttar 134781 memory banks for a precise term. Think for a moment about what you are offering for free - then use those words to describe this on your link.

Your visitors will appreciate knowing that they can find:

a trial program a sample sales letter a series of articles on how to do whatever it is you do so well graphics a mousepad a video a diet links to related sites a template for a web page design a report on how to be a squillionaire

or whatever it is you're giving them.

Don't make them guess.

So dust offrepparttar 134782 cobwebs and start using a few more words - your visitors will appreciate your thoughtfulness.

Jennifer Stewart offers home study writing courses and professional writing services - copy writing, editing and proof reading your web pages, press releases, technical booklets, newsletters, business proposals, reports or any other writing projects from her site: http://www.write101.com

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