Written by Ron Kimball

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Or, maybe you'd like to hide that link for your own promotional purposes to avoid confusion.

Here's a redirect that I have for another replicated website. Again, I included keywords inrepparttar string.

When you click this redirect on, or copy and paste it into your browser, you'll also see a different example of how this company promotes their service.

Did you noticerepparttar 132011 promotional page? A different approach from a popup ad.

You might have also seen thatrepparttar 132012 long link appears inrepparttar 132013 browser window after you click pastrepparttar 132014 promotional page. (Remember thatrepparttar 132015 first redirect example in this article showed onlyrepparttar 132016 redirect inrepparttar 132017 browser window.)

Here is a partial list of companies that will provide FREE redirects. "click on whatwedo" "Click webmaster tools", click "URL redirects" Some companies charge as low as $5 annually forrepparttar 132018 use of their strings. They can go as high as $100.

Of course,repparttar 132019 optimum is getting your own domain name. This will enable you to create a brand, or recognizeable name that relates to your business. They can range anywhere from under $20 to $35 annually. Maybe more.

For my e-zine's subscription site, I have my domain name that I simply use to redirect to my 'LeaderZKorner' subscription site. Click it on and that short URL is all you will see in your browser box. In fact, you will be redirected around a pretty lengthy website address.

Now you have a way to STOP wasting time explaining that long URL to people by giving them something shorter or more memorable or both.

And all by giving your link a quick facelift with a redirect.

Ron Kimball is the editor of "LeaderZKorner," a weekly electronic publication that is geared towards home based business owners. For a FREE subscription, go to: ><

Web Site Maintenance

Written by Richard Lowe

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Publish A Newsletter

I firmly believe that all webmasters who maintain sites of any significance (a reasonable amount of content) should regularly publish a newsletter. This allows interested visitors to be updated on events and new materials published onrepparttar site, and givesrepparttar 132008 webmaster a method for communicating with his audience at will.

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Stay Up-to-Date

All webmasters need to stay up-to-date on new technologies which they can use to improve their web site. In addition, getting certified, joining organizations, continuing their education and attending conventions is essential to staying current and active.

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Review Your Site

Occasionally review your site. When you look over a page, check your grammar, spelling and accuracy. Remember that as time progresses your articles may become stale, so be sure and recheck your conclusions and facts. What may have been true when you wroterepparttar 132009 article last year is not necessarily true or important anymore.

Check Your Site's Security

Learn as much as you can about web site security, and ensure that, torepparttar 132010 best of your abilities and knowledge, that your site is secure. This ensures that your customers (if any) and visitors information remains confidential and safe. It also protects you and your web host from harm.

Protect Your Visitor's Privacy

Post a privacy policy and adhere to it without exception. Review your practices occasionally against your policy to ensure you are following it torepparttar 132011 letter.

Richard Lowe Jr. is the webmaster of Internet Tips And Secrets. This website includes over 1,000 free articles to improve your internet profits, enjoyment and knowledge. Web Site Address: Weekly newsletter: Daily Tips:

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